VCT controls integrated into front cover of engine  

Patent No. 6,435,154 

Issued: August 20, 2002

Inventors:  Simpson; Roger T. (Ithaca, NY); Taylor; Danny R. (Freeville, NY) 

Assignee:  BorgWarner Inc. (Troy, MI) 

A front cover for an internal combustion engine comprises variable cam timing (VCT) controls integrated into the cover, including a variable force solenoid (VFS) and a cam position sensor located in front of and operably connected to a cam phaser. In an embodiment of the invention, the engine cover, once assembled, comprises a single unit having an electronic interface module (EIM), VFS and position sensor integrated within said cover. 

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