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Headlamp Assembly

United States Patent

Liverance et al.

Patent Number:    4,926,301

Date of Patent:    May 15, 1990

HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY
Inventors: Martin K. Liverance, Royal Oak, Mich; David R. McMahan; Bartly A. Haydu, both of Anderson, Ind. all of Anderson, Ind.
Assignee: General Motors Corporation, Detroit, Mich.
Appl. No.: 408,870
Filed: Sept. 18, 1989
Related U.S. Application Data
Continuation of Ser. No. 276,608, Nov. 28, 1988, Pat. No. 4,882,660 which is a continuation of Ser. No. 185,109, Apr. 18, 1988, abandoned, which is a continuation of Ser. No. 930,741, Nov. 13, 1986, Pat. No. 4,747,029.
Int. Class: H01R 33/00
U.S. Class: 362/226; 362/61; 313/113; 439/546; 439/616
Field of Search: 362/266, 257, 296, 306, 362/341, 226, 457, 429, 310, 61;439/546, 616; 313/113, 114, 115

References Cited

U.S. PATENT DOCUMENTS
4682247 July 1987 Freudenreich et al. 362/61
4747029 May 1989 Liverance et al. 362/226
4760506 July 1988 Mochizuki et al. 362/226
4794500 December 1988 Bradley 362/226
4882660 November 1989 Liverance et al. 362/226

Primary Examiner- Ira S. Lazarus
Assistant Examiner- Richard R. Cole
Attorney, Agent, or Firm- Edward J. Biskup

Abstract

A vehicle headlamp in which the rear of the reflector has fastened thereto a retainer assembly that receives a replaceable light bulb and includes a shield for blocking stray light rays emanating from the light bulb.

3 Claims, 3 Drawing Sheets

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