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Title: System and method for filling a plurality of isolated vehicle fluid circuits through a common fluid fill port

A vehicle having multiple isolated fluid circuits configured to be filled through a common fill port includes a first fluid circuit disposed within the vehicle, the first fluid circuit having a first fill port, a second fluid circuit disposed within the vehicle, and a conduit defining a fluid passageway between the first fluid circuit and second fluid circuit, the conduit including a valve. The valve is configured such that the first and second fluid circuits are fluidly coupled via the passageway when the valve is open, and are fluidly isolated when the valve is closed.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1159979
Report Number(s):
8,857,480
13/005,759
DOE Contract Number:
FC26-08NT04386
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
GM Global Technology Operations LLC, Detroit, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING