US Patent Application No: 2009/0107,428

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Variable Displacement Engine Having Selectively Engageable Rocker Arm With Positioning Device

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Systems and methods for selectively activating and deactivating gas exchange valves in a variable displacement internal combustion engine include a rocker arm having a positioning device that opposes movement of a lash adjustment device while deactivated to position a coupling hole of the rocker arm within a desired coupling range to facilitate coupling of the rocker arm during subsequent activation of an associated engine cylinder.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.DEARBORN, MI3312
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLCDEARBORN, MI5602

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brewer, Todd Dearborn, MI 8 8
Fregonese, Brian Jon - 2 3
Jeffries, Jon Patrick - 1 1
Magnan, Michael Bruno Dearborn, MI 10 41

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SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG (1)
8,042,502 Valve drive for an internal combustion engine, in particular with a decompression brake 0 2009