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United States Patent D644,161
Fries ,   et al. August 30, 2011

Auxiliary fuel tank for a vehicle


CLAIM We claim the ornamental design for the auxiliary fuel tank for a vehicle, as shown and described.
Inventors: Fries; Landon (Spicer, MN), Stoltman; Russell (Argusville, ND), Hagele; Carl (Chicago, IL)
Assignee: CNH America LLC (New Holland, PA)
Appl. No.: D/364,156
Filed: June 18, 2010

Current U.S. Class: D12/218
Current International Class: 1211
Field of Search: D12/218 280/830,833-835 D15/1,3,5,28 180/314,69.4,69.5,900,225 220/4.14,562-564 123/516,518-520

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Primary Examiner: Lee; Susan M
Assistant Examiner: Brooks; Linda
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Sheldrake; Patrick M. Harms; Michael G.


FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of an auxiliary fuel tank for a vehicle;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a front perspective view thereof showing the auxiliary fuel tank for a vehicle in its environment.

The broken lines are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design. The auxiliary fuel tank for a vehicle shown in FIGS. 1-7 illustrates a first embodiment of our novel design shown on the left side of a vehicle. Our design also includes a second embodiment suitable for use on the opposite side of the vehicle, the second embodiment mirrors symmetrically FIGS. 1-8 and therefore is not separately illustrated.

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