Global Patent Index - EP 1321635 A1

EP 1321635 A1 2003-06-25 - Oil drainage passage for an internal combustion engine

Title (en)

Oil drainage passage for an internal combustion engine

Title (de)

Oelruckführungsleitung in einer Brennkraftmaschine

Title (fr)

Conduit pour le drainage de l'huile dans un moteur à combustion interne

Publication

EP 1321635 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 01850221 A

Priority

EP 01850221 A

Abstract (en)

The invention relates to an internal combustion engine (1), comprising a cylinder block (2); a cylinder head (3) mounted upon the cylinder block (2); a crankcase (5) containing a supply of oil for lubricating the engine (1); and at least one oil drainage passage (10) extending from the cylinder head (3) under a camshaft cover (4) arranged above the cylinder head (3) and through the cylinder head (3) and the cylinder block (2). Said oil drainage passage (10) emerging into the crankcase (5) at a position below the center axis (14) of a crankshaft (9) in the engine (1). <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F01M 1/00; F01M 13/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F01M 11/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F01M 11/02 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

EPO simple patent family

EP 1321635 A1 20030625

INPADOC legal status


2004-10-20 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20031230

2004-04-22 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

2004-03-17 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

2003-06-25 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

2003-06-25 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI