Roof module for automobile

  • US 5,887,939 A
  • Filed: 06/23/1997
  • Issued: 03/30/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/24/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A roof module for automobile comprising:

  • a formed ceiling mounted to an inner surface of a ceiling portion of a vehicle;

    a function-intensive unit attached to a front driver'"'"'s seat side of said formed ceiling, said function-intensive unit including a unit case with a plurality of functional parts and a control circuit board for said functional parts, and a unit side connector connected to said control circuit board at an upper surface of the unit case;

    a roof wire harness preliminarily locked to said formed ceiling through a preliminary locking member of said roof wire harness, said roof wire harness including a reception connector being connected to said unit side connector, and a harness connecting connector being connected to an outside wire harness; and

    a fixing member for fixing said formed ceiling and said reception connector to said ceiling portion,wherein fixing the formed ceiling and the reception connector to the ceiling portion through the fixing member causes the roof wire harness to be secured to the ceiling portion, and the connection of the unit side connector to the reception connector allows the function-intensive unit to be mounted to the formed ceiling and to electrically be connected to the roof wire harness.

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