A starter includes an electromagnetic solenoid that generates force for pushing a pinion gear 6 to a ring gear side, and an electromagnetic switch that opens and closes a motor contact point. When idle-stop is performed, an ECU energizes a solenoid coil of the electromagnetic solenoid during inertial rotation until the ring gear stops rotating. …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Shinji Usami, Masami Niimi, Mitsuhiro Murata
Assignees (initial): Denso Corporation (Kariya, JP)
Agents: Oliff & Berridge, PLC (attorney)

The application was examined by Michael Zarroli (USPTO dept. 2833)


  • 1. A starter mounted on a vehicle having an idle-stop apparatus that automatically controls stop …
  • 2. The starter according to claim 1 , further comprising: …
  • 3. The starter according to claim 2 , wherein the rotation speed detecting means is a crank …

International priority data

JP: 2009-090253 / Apr. 2, 2009 (national)

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Brief Description of the Drawings

In the drawings: FIG. 1 is a side view of a starter (first embodiment); FIG. 2 is a cross-sectional view of an electromagnetic solenoid and an electromagnetic switch (first embodiment); …


Cross-Reference to Related Application

This application is related to Japanese Patent Application NO. 2009-90253 filed on Apr. 2, 2009, the contents of which are hereby incorporated by …

Detailed Description of the Preferred Embodiments

Preferred embodiments of the present invention will hereinafter be described in detail. (First Embodiment) A first embodiment of the present invention will hereinafter be described with reference to FIG. 1 …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The assignee company is Denso Corporation located in Kariya (JP), invented by Masami Niimi et al., the inventor's first name is Mitsuhiro, and his last name is Murata, the application was examined by Michael Zarroli (2833 USPTO department), categorized under Electric-starting motor as a primary classification, the known applicant's name is Mitsuhiro Murata, the invention is named Starter Mounted on Vehicle Having Idle-Stop Apparatus, the grant number is 08476777 (publication number), the patent particularly claims a starter mounted on a vehicle having an idle-stop apparatus that automatically…, illustrated by 6 drawings, the application publication date is Mar. 26, 2010, 14 claims comprise the protection scope, the exemplary claims include number 1, similar categories include Demand starters, Air-cooled generator, Starting aids for combustion engines, not otherwise provided for, Starting of engines by means of electric starters with external current supply, Fluid-current motors, Control in response to engine speed, Other muscle-operated starting apparatus, having safety means preventing damage caused by reverse rotation, the engines being of rotary type, Electric-starting motor with generator, the grant publication date is Jul. 2, 2013, the invention details are shown in 7 figures, the patent was extended by 469 days, the assignee is a foreign company or corporation, numbered 12/732,733 (application), the exemplary patent drawings are Starter Mounted on Vehicle Having, Side view of a starter, Electrical circuit diagram of a starter, Cross-sectional view of an electromagnetic, the published agent's company is Oliff & Berridge, PLC.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Electric-starting motor, Starting of engines by means of electric motors, Condition responsive control of starting device.

Patent details
Publication number 08476777
Publication date Jul. 2, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 12/732,733
Application date Mar. 26, 2010
Application type U
Application series code 12
Extension term 469
National classification 290/38R
Total number of claims 14
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 6
Number of figures 7
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