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1. (WO2018144442) LIQUID LEVEL SENSOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/144442    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/015911
Publication Date: Fri Aug 10 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jan 31 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: G01F 23/18
G01F 23/00
Applicants: WALBRO LLC
Inventors: LINTON, Robby L.
TALASKI, Edward J.
Title: LIQUID LEVEL SENSOR
Abstract:
In at least some implementations, a liquid level sensor, includes a liquid level responsive member that moves in response to changing liquid level, an electrically conductive contact associated with the liquid level responsive member, a circuit including a rectifying element and a) one or more conductive elements, or b) one or more resistive elements or c) one or more conductive elements and one or more resistive elements, wherein the contact is arranged to engage at least one of the elements in a, b, or c, and a power supply. The power supply is adapted to provide a voltage to the circuit causing a current flow in a first direction in the circuit wherein the current flows through the contact and to provide a current flow in a second direction in the circuit wherein the rectifying element prevents current flow through the contact.