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Valve System for Internal Combustion Engine

Abstract: 

A valve system for an engine is provided. The valve system includes a cylinder head that defines an intake passageway, an exhaust passageway, and an auxiliary passageway. The auxiliary passageway includes a first connection with the intake passageway and a second connection with the exhaust passageway. A control valve is disposed in the auxiliary passageway. The control valve is moveable between a first position where the control valve blocks the first connection between the auxiliary passageway and the intake passageway and a second position where control valve blocks the second connection between the auxiliary passageway and the exhaust passageway.

Patent Number: 
6,769,393
Date Of Issue: 
08/03/2004
Inventors: 

Stanley K. Widener; David P. Branyon; Barry E. Westmoreland