Universal exterior vehicle security light

  • US 6,149,287 A
  • Filed: 10/19/1998
  • Issued: 11/21/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/01/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A mirror assembly security system for a vehicle comprising:

  • an exterior mirror assembly including a reflective element, a casing for said reflective element, including means defining a mounting surface and a cooperating member associated with said mounting surface, said casing having an opening;

    a light module positioned in said opening in said casing, said light module for projecting light from said assembly on an area adjacent the vehicle in order to create a lighted security zone in the area; and

    said light module including an enclosure, a light-transmitting opening in said enclosure, a light source supported in said enclosure for radiating light through said light-transmitting opening, and a cover for said light-transmitting opening, said enclosure adapted for mounting in said opening of said casing, and at least a portion of said enclosure extending behind said reflective element in said casing, and a positioning member interacting with said cooperating member in order to orient said enclosure at a given orientation with respect to said mounting surface.

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