US Patent No. 10,363,510

CLIMATE CONTROL FILTER MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MONITORING THE USEFUL LIFE OF A CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM FILTER


Patent No. 10,363,510
Issue Date July 30, 2019
Title Climate Control Filter Monitoring System And Method Of Monitoring The Useful Life Of A Climate Control System Filter
Inventorship Lawrence C. Karas, New Boston, MI (US)
Upendra J. Patel, Canton, MI (US)
Volker Scheer, Roetgen (DE)
Clay Wesley Maranville, Ypsilanti, MI (US)
Assignee Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Dearborn, MI (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,363,510

10. A method of monitoring useful life of a climate control system filter of a motor vehicle, comprising:periodically setting, by a control module having a control software or a dedicated microprocessor, a climate control system to a filter test configuration;
testing, by said control module, said useful life of said climate control system filter; and
indicating, by an indicator, when said climate control system filter needs changing/cleaning.