04807096 is referenced by 316 patents and cites 88 patents.

A carrier module is disclosed for supporting lights for illuminating portions of a vehicle interior, instruments such as directional compasses or the like, and controls such as switches or instrument adjustment units. The carrier modules may be mounted in housings on the vehicle interior. Each module preferably includes a rigid body or support and a pair of spaced mounting projections thereon for removably mounting the carrier module in a housing or other support. One of the mounting projections is resilient. An opening is provided in the body adjacent the resilient projection to allow insertion of a tool for releasing the module from the housing or support.

Title
Interior light/carrier module for vehicles
Application Number
879158
Publication Number
4807096
Application Date
December 11, 1987
Publication Date
February 21, 1989
Inventor
Charles M Flowerday
Holland
MI, US
Dorothy J Helder
Holland
MI, US
Eldon J Nyhof
Zeeland
MI, US
William P Lantz
Holland
MI, US
Kenneth Schofield
Holland
MI, US
Brian I Skogler
Spring Lake
MI, US
Agent
Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton
Assignee
Donnelly Corporation
MI, US
IPC
F21F 33/00
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