Anti-rattle structure for door handle

  • US 6,409,238 B1
  • Filed: 04/26/2000
  • Issued: 06/25/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/26/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A door handle assembly including:

  • a base element;

    a pivoting element including a journal pivotally engaging a bearing element in said base element; and

    a protrusion integrally formed from a portion of said base element and extending toward and bearing against said journal thereby urging said journal against an interior portion of said bearing element thereby reducing rattling of said journal within said bearing element in a vibratory environment.

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