05902972 is referenced by 40 patents and cites 13 patents.

The invention includes a three-position switch having a keycap connected to a housing for pivotal movement, and slidable movement in a vertical direction. The keycap is connected to the housing so that the keycap may be rocked to a first position in which one end of the keycap is depressed closing a first circuit. The keycap may also be rocked to a second position in which a second end of the keycap is depressed closing a second circuit. The keycap may also be pushed downwardly so that both ends of the keycap are depressed closing the first and second circuits simultaneously.

Title
Three function rocker/push switch
Application Number
8/934607
Publication Number
5902972
Application Date
September 22, 1997
Publication Date
May 11, 1999
Inventor
Samuel Edward Penn
Cortland
OH, US
James Michael Nestor
Niles
OH, US
Agent
Cary W Brooks
Assignee
General Motors Corporation
MI, US
IPC
H01H
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