Image Number 2 for United States Patent #5071022.
The invention relates to a plastic closure cover especially suited for the closing of an opening in a motor vehicle body panel. The closure cover comprises a bottom wall 2, which is joined with a circumferentially extending elastically deformable flange 3 arranged to overlap the edge of the upper side of the panel opening. A catch ring 4 is formed on the bottom part 2 and extends diagonally outward and upward to press against the lower side of the opening. According to the invention, there is arranged, in each case, on the end of the flange 3 and of the catch ring 4, a flexible sealing lip 5, 6 for pressing against the edge zone of the opening.