Seal and exterior rear view mirror assembly

  • US 8,746,904 B2
  • Filed: 07/13/2011
  • Issued: 06/10/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/15/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. Seal of an exterior rear view mirror assembly relative to a body part of a motor vehicle,whereinthe seal being formed as one piece, and comprising a sealing pad and a sealing grommet integrally molded onto the sealing pad, whereby the sealing pad covers at least a section of a surface of a mirror base of the exterior rear view mirror assembly lying on a bodywork side, and the sealing grommet serves to seal at least one feed-through opening provided on the bodywork side for feed-through of a cable harness of the exterior rear view mirror assembly, whereby the sealing grommet is arranged as an open body on the free end turned away from the sealing pad, and a passage opening for the cable harness is provided on the intersection of the symmetry axis of the hollow body with the sealing pad, and that corresponding fixing elements for fixing the seal on the mirror base are provided on the sealing pad as well as on the surface of the mirror base lying on the bodywork side, the sealing grommet including at least one mounting tab on its free end, which is turned away from the sealing pad, which can be gripped from a side turned away from the mirror base through at least one feed-through opening on the bodywork side, to be sealed by means of the sealing grommet, in order to pull the sealing grommet through the feed-through opening.

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