Automotive acronyms and abbreviations

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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
3GR
4GR
4WD
4WS
A
A/C
A/CL BIMET
A/CL DV
A/D
A/F
A/T
A4R70W
AAC
AAT
AAV
ABCV
ABS
ABSV
ABV
AC
ACC
ACC
ACCS
ACD
ACL
ACM
ACON
ACP
ACPSW
ACR
ACR4
ACT
ACTS
ADS
ACV
ADU
AECM
AFC
3GR (Third Gear)
4GR (Fourth Gear)
Four wheel drive
Four wheel steering
Amperes
Air Conditioning
Air Cleaner Bimetal Sensor
Air Cleaner Duct and Valve Vacuum Motor
Analogue to Digital Converter
Air Fuel Ratio
Automatic Transmission
Automatic Overdrive Electronic Wide Ration Transmission
Auxiliary Air Control Valve
Ambient Air Temperature
Anti After burn Valve
Airbleed Control Valve (Ford)
Antilock Brake System
Air Bypass Solenoid Valve (Mazda)
Air Bypass Valve
Alternating Current
Air Conditioning Clutch
Automatic Climate Control
A/C Cycling Clutch Switch
Air Conditioning Demand Switch
Air Cleaner (Thermostatic Type)
Air Bag Control Module
Air Conditioning On Signal
Air Conditioning Pressure Signal
Air Conditioning Pressure Switch
Air Conditioning Relay
Air Conditioning Refrigerant, Recovery, Recycling, Recharging
Air Charge Temperature
Air Charge Temperature Sensor
Auxiliary Discriminating Sensor
Air Control Valve
Analog Digital Unit
Air Bag Electronic Control Module
Air Flow Control
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
AFM
AFM
AFR
AFS
AIR
AIRB
AIRD
AIS
AIV
ALC
ALCL
ALDL
ALT
AM1
AM2
AMB
AOD
AODE
AODE-W
AP
APC
APP
APS
APS
APT
ARS
ASARC
ASD
ASDM
ASE
ASM
ASR
ATC
ATDC
ATF
ATM
ATS
ATX
AVOM
AWD
AX4S
AXOD
AXOD-E
B/MAP
Air Flow Meter
Air Flow Meter
Air Fuel Ratio
Air Flow Sensor
Air Injection Reactor (Secondary Air Injection System)
Secondary Air Injection Bypass
Secondary Air Injection Diverter
Automatic Idle Speed
Air Injection Valve
Automatic Level Control
Assembly Line Communications Link (GM)
Assembly Line Data Link
Alternator (replaced with GEN)
Air Management 1, AIR Bypass
Air Management 2, AIR Diverter
Ambient
Automatic Overdrive
Automatic Overdrive Electronic Transmission
Automatic Overdrive Electronic Wide (ratio transmission)
Accelerator Pedal
Automatic Performance Control
Accelerator Pedal Position
Absolute Pressure Sensor
Atmospheric Pressure Sensor
Adjustable part Throttle
Automatic Restraint System
Air Suspension Automatic Ride Control
Automatic Shutdown Relay
Airbag System Diagnostic Module
Automotive Service Excellence
Acceleration Simulation Mode
Automatic Slip Regulation
Automatic Temperature Control
After Top Dead Centre
Automatic Transmission Fluid
Actuator Test Mode
Air Temperature Sensor
Automatic Transaxle
Analog Volt / Ohm Meter
All Wheel Drive
Automatic 4 Speed Trans.
Automatic Overdrive Transaxle
Automatic Overdrive Transaxle - Electronically Controlled
Barometric/Manifold Absolute Pressure
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
B+
BAC
BAP
BARO
BAT
BBDC
BBL
BC
BCM
BDC
BHP
BHS
BID
BLM
BMAP
BOB
BOO
BP
BPA
BPCSV
BPP
BPS
BPT
BPV
BPW
BSV
BTDC
BTS
BTSI
BTU
BUS N
BUS P
BV
BVSV
BVT
C
C
C.A.R.B.
C3I
CAC
CALPAK
CAN
CANP
Battery Positive Voltage
Bypass Air Control Valve
Barometric Atmosphere Pressure
Barometric Pressure
Battery
Before bottom dead centre
Barrel
Blower Control
Body Control Module
bottom dead centre
Brake Horse Power
Bimetal Heat Sensor (Ford)
Breaker less Inductive Discharge (AMC)
Block Learn Multiplier (replaced with LT FUEL TRIM)
Barometric/Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
Breakout Box
Brake On / Off Switch
Barometric Pressure
Mechanical Bypass Air
Bypass Control Solenoid Valve
Brake Pedal Position
Back Pressure Sensor
Back Pressure Transducer
Bypass Valve (Ford)
Brake Pulse Width
Backfire Suppressor (Ford)
Before Top Dead Center
Battery Temperature Sensor
Brake Transmission Shift Interlock
British Thermal Unit
Bus Negative
Bus Positive
Bowl Vent Port (Ford)
Bi-Metal Vent Control Valve
Backpressure Variable Transducer
Carbon
Celsius
California Air Resource Board
Computer Controlled Coil Ignition
CAC (Charge Air Cooler) After Cooler Charge Air Cooler Inter
Cooler
Calibration Pack
Controller Area Network
Canister Purge Solenoid Valve EVAP
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
CARB
CARB
CAS
CASE
CAT
CBD
CC
CC
CC
CCA
CCC
CCC
CCCI
CCD
CCDIC
CCECS
CCEI
CCEV
CCM
CCM
CCO
CCOT
CCP
CCRM
CCRM
CCS
CCSP
CCV
CDCV
CDI
CDR
CDRV
CE
CEAB
CEC
CEC
CECU
CEL
CER
CES
CESS
CFC
CFI
CFI
Carburetor
California Air Resources Board
Crank Angle Sensor
Cranking Angle Sensing Error
Catalytic Converter
Closed Bowl Distributor
Catalytic Converter
Climate Control
Cruise Control
Centre Control Assembly
Computer Command Control System (GM)
Converter Clutch Control Solenoid
Computer Controlled Coil Ignition
Computer Controlled Dwell
Climate Control Driver Information Centre
Computer Controlled Emission Control System
Coolant Controlled Idle Enrichment (Chrysler)
Coolant Controlled Engine Vacuum Switch (Chrysler)
Central Control Module
Continuous Component Monitor
Converter Clutch Overdrive Solenoid
Cycling Clutch Orifice Tube
Climate Control Panel
Constant Control Relay Module
Constant Control Relay Module
Coast Clutch Solenoid
Carbon Canister Storage/Purge
Canister Control Valve
Canister Drain Cut Valve
Capacitor Discharge Ignition
Chrysler Diagnostic Readout
Crankcase Depression Regulator Valve
Commutate End
Cold Engine Air Bleed
Crankcase Emission Control System (Honda)
Computerized Emission Control System
Central Electronic Control Unit (Nissan)
Check Engine Light
Cold Enrichment Rod (Ford)
Clutch Engage Switch
Cold Engine Sensor Switch
Chlorofluorocarbons
Central Fuel Injection
Continuous Fuel Injection
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
CFM
CFRM
CFV
CHM
CID
CID
CIM
CIS
CKP
CKP REF
CKT
CL
CLC
CLCC
CLECS
CLFCS
CLNT
CLV
CMFI
CMP
CMP REF
CMTC
CNG
CO
CO2
COC
COP
CP
CPA
CPI
CPP
CPS
CPSOV
CPU
CRK
CRT.
CSC
CSE GND
CSF
CSFI
CSSA
CSSH
CTAV
CTM
Cubic Feet Per Minute
Condenser Fan Relay Module
Critical Flow Venture
Cold Mixture Heater
Cubic Inch Displacement
Cylinder Identification Signal
Column Integration Module
Continuous Injection System (Bosch)
Crankshaft Position Sensor
Crankshaft Position Reference
Circuit
Closed Loop
Converter Lockup Clutch (replaced with TCC)
Closed Loop Carburetor Control
Closed Loop Emission Control System
Closed Loop Fuel Control System
Coolant
Calculated Load Value
Central Multiport Fuel Injection
Camshaft Position Sensor
Camshaft Position Reference
Compass/Mini Trip Computer
Compressed Natural Gas
Carbon Monoxide
Carbon Dioxide
Conventional Oxidation Catalyst (Ford)
Coil On Plug Electronic Ignition
Canister Purge (GM)
Connector Position Assurance
Central Port Fuel Injection
Clutch Pedal Position
Central Power Supply
Canister Purge Shut Off Valve (Ford)
Central Processing Unit
Cranking Signal
circuit
Coolant Spark Control (Ford)
PCM Case Ground
Crankshaft Speed Fluctuation
Central Sequential Fuel Injection
Cold Start Spark Advance System (Ford)
Cold Start Spark Hold System (Ford)
Cold Temperature Actuated Vacuum Switch (Ford)
Central Timer Module
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
CTO
CTOX
CTP
CTS
CTVS
CV
CV
CVCC
CVR
CVS
CVVT
DAB
dB
DBW
DC
DC
DCISCA
DCL
DDL
DEC
DEC
DEFI
DEPS
DERM
DFCO
DFI
DFS
DI
DIC
DICM
DIS
DLC
DM
DMCM
DMCT
DME
DMIVA
DMPI Module
DMS
DOHC
DOL
DPC
DPF
DPFE
Clean Tachometer Output
Continuous Trap Oxidizer
Closed Throttle Position
Coolant Temperature Sensor
Choke Thermal Vacuum Switch
Constant Velocity
Control Valve
Compound Vortex Controlled Combustion System (Honda)
Control Vacuum Regulator (Ford)
Constant Volume Sampler
Continuous Variable Valve Timing
Delayed Accessory Bus
Decibels
Drive-By-Wire
Direct Current
Duty Cycle
DC Motor Idle Speed Actuator
Data Communication Link
Diagnostic Data Link
Digital Electronic Controller
Diesel Engine Control
Digital Electronic Fuel Injection
Digital Engine Position Sensor
Diagnostic Energy Reserve Module
Diesel Fuel Cut-off Mode
Direct Fuel Injection
Deceleration Fuel Shut-off
Direct Ignition
Driver Information Center
Distributor Ignition Control Module
Distributorless Ignition System
Data Link Connector
Drive Motor
Drive Motor Control Module
Drive Motor Coolant Temperature
Digital Motor Electronics
Distributor Mounted Ignition Vacuum Advance
Drive Motor Power Inverter Module
Distributor Modulator System
Double Overhead Camshaft
Data Output Line to IPC
Dynamic Pressure Control
Diesel Particulate Filter
Differential Pressure Feedback EGR
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
DPI
DRB
DRCV
DRL
DSAS
DSO
DSR
DSS
DSSA
DSV
DTC
DTC FRZ
DTM
DTVS
DV
DVAC
DVDSV
DVOM
DV
DVVV
E2PROM
E4OD
EAC
EACV
EAIR
EAT
EBCM
EBL
EBM
EBP
EBTCM
EC
ECA
ECC
ECCS
ECI
ECIT
ECITS
ECL
ECM
ECS
ECT
ECU
EDF
Dual Plug Ignition
Diagnostic Readout Box
Distributor Retard Control Valve
Daytime Running Lights
Deceleration Spark Advance System
Digital Storage Oscilloscope
Ford Diagnostic Subroutine
Downshift Solenoid
Dual Signal Spark Advance (Ford)
Deceleration Solenoid Valve
Diagnostic Trouble Code
Diagnostic Trouble Code Freeze Frame
Diagnostic Test Mode
Dual Temperature Vacuum Switch
Delay Valve
Distributor Vacuum Advance Control Valve
Differential Vacuum Delay and Separator Valve
Digital Volt Ohmmeter
TW- Relay Valve Two Way
Distributor Vacuum Vent Valve
Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
Electronic 4-Speed Overdrive
Electronic Air Control (replaced with AIR)
Electronic Air Control Valve
Electronic Secondary Air Injection
Electronically Controlled Automatic Transaxle Or Transmission
Electronic Brake Control Module
Electric Back Lite (Rear Window Defroster)
Electronic Body Module
Exhaust Back :Pressure
Electronic Brake T/C Module
Engine Control
Electronic Control Assembly
Electronic Climate Control
Electronic Concentrated Control System
Extended Compressor at Idle
Electronic Control Ignition Timing
Electronic Control Ignition Timing System
Engine Coolant Level
Engine Control Module
Emission Control System
Engine Coolant Temperature
Electronic Control Unit
Electro Drive Fan
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
EDFI
EDI
EDIS
EDL
EDM
EEC
EECS
EEGR
EEGR Monitor
EEPROM
EESS
EET
EEVIR
EFC
EFCA
EFE
EFI
EFT
EFV
EGC
EGO
EGR
EGR Monitor
EGR TVV
EGRB
EGRC
EGRC-BPT
EGRPS
EGRT
EGRV
EH
EI
ELC
ELCD
EM
EMB
EMF
EMI
EMR
EOBD
EOP
EOS
EOT
EP
Electronic Diesel Fuel Injection
Electronic Controlled Direct Ignition System
Electronic Distributorless Ignition System
Engine Data Line
Electronic Distributor Modulator (Ford)
Electronic Engine Control (Ford)
Evaporative Emission Control System
Electronic EGR (Solenoid)
Electronic EGR Test
Electronically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
Evaporative Emission Shed System (Ford)
Electronic EGR Transducer
Evaporator Equalized Values in Receiver
Electronic Fuel Control
Electronic Fuel Control Assembly
Early Fuel Evaporation
Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Fuel Temperature
Early Fuel Evaporation
Exhaust Gas Check Valve
Exhaust Gas Oxygen Sensor
Exhaust Gas Recirculation
OBDII EGR Test
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Thermal Vacuum Valve
EGR Boost Sensor
EGR Control Solenoid (Ford)
EGR Control Back Pressure Transducer
EGR Valve Position Sensor
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Temperature
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Vent Solenoid
Electro Hydraulic
Integrated Electronic Ignition System
Electronic Level Control
Evaporative Loss Control Device
Engine Modification
Electromagnetic Brakes
Electromagnetic Field
Electromagnetic Interference
Electronic Module Retard
European On Board Diagnostics
Engine Oil Pressure
Exhaust Oxygen Sensor
Engine Oil Temperature
Exhaust Pressure
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
EPA
EPC
EPOS
EPROM
EPT
ESA
ESC
ESD
ESS
EST
ETC
ETP
ETR
EVAP
EVAP CP
EVAP CV
EVIC
EVO
EVP
EVR
EVSV
EWL
F
F4WD
FAN
FBC
FBCA
FC
FCA
FCS
FDBK
FDC
FDV
FEEPROM
FF
FI
FIC
FICD
FIPL
FLC
FLS
FM
FMEM
FOM
Environmental Protection Agency
Electronic Pressure Control
EGR Valve Position Sensor
Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EGR Pressure Transducer (replaced with PFE)
Electronic Spark Advance (Chrysler)
Electronic Spark Control System
Electrostatic Discharge
Engine Speed Sensor
Electronic Spark Timing
Electronic Temperature Control
EGR Pressure Transducer
Electronically Tuned Receiver
Evaporative Emissions System
Evaporative Canister Purge
Evaporative Emissions System Canister Vent
Electronic Vehicle Information Center
Electronic Vehicle Orifice
EGR Valve Position Sensor
EGR Vacuum Regulator
Electronic Vacuum Switching Valve
Engine Warning Lamp
Fahrenheit
Full Time Four Wheel Drive
Cooling Fan (Low or High Speed)
Feedback Carburetor
Feedback Carburetor Actuator
Fan Control
Fuel Control Assembly (Chrysler)
Fuel Control Solenoid
Feedback
Fuel Deceleration Valve
Fuel Decal Valve
Flash Electronically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
Flexible Fuel
Fuel Injector
Fast Idle Control
Fast Idle Control Device
Fuel Injection Pump Lever
Fluid Lock-up Converter (Ford)
Fluid Level Sensor
Fan Motor Program in PCM
Failure Mode Effect Management
Fix Operating Mode (Limp Mode)
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
FP
FPCM
FPM
FPRC
FRP
FRT
FRZ
FT
ft.lb.
FTL
FTO
FTP
FTT
FWD
g/sec
GAL
GCM
GCW
GDC
GDI
GEM
GND
GPC
GPL
GPM
GPR
GPS
GST
GVW
GVWR
H
H/CMPR
H2O
HAC
HAIS
HBV
HC
HCDS
HCV
HD
HDC
HDR
HE
HEDF
Fuel Pump
Fuel Injection Pump Control Module
Fuel Pump Monitor (in PCM)
Fuel Pump Regulator Control
Fuel Rail Pressure
Fuel Rail Temperature
Freeze Frame
Fuel Trim; Adaptive Fuel Strategy
Foot Pound
Fuel Tank Level Sensor
Filtered Tachometer Output
Fuel Tank Pressure
Fuel Tank Temperature
Front Wheel Drive
Grams per Second
Gallon
Governor Control Module
Gross Combination Weight
Fuel Data Centre
Gasoline Direct Injection
Generic Electronic Module
Electrical Ground Connection
Glow Plug Control
Glow Plug Wait Lamp
Grams Per Mile
Glow Plug Relay
Global Positioning System
Generic Scan Tool
Gross Vehicle Weight
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
Hydrogen
High Compression
Water
High Altitude Compensator
Heated Air Intake System (Chrysler)
Heater Blower Voltage
Hydrocarbons
High Clutch Drum Speed
Exhaust Heat Control Valve (Ford)
Heavy Duty
Heavy Duty Cooling
CKP - High Data Rate CKP Sensor
Hall Effect
High Electro Drive Fan
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
HEGO
HEI
HFAN
HFC
HFM
HFP
Hg
HIC
HLOS
HO
HO2S
HO2S-1-1
HO2S-1-2
HO2S-1-3
HO2S-2-1
HO2S-2-2
hp
HPC
HPL
HPS
HPV
HSC
HSIA
HT
HUD
HVAC
HVAC
HVACM
HVS
Hz
I/M
I/O
I/P
IA
IAC
IACV
IAS
IAT
IATS
IBP
IC
ICM
ICP
ICS
Heated Exhaust Gas Oxygen Sensor
High Energy Ignition
High Speed Cooling Fan
High (speed) Fan Control
Hot Film Air Mass Sensor
High Fuel Pump (Relay) Control
Mercury
Hot - Idle Compensator (Ford)
Hardware Limited Operation System
High Output
Heated Oxygen Sensor
Bank One Sensor One Signal
Bank One Sensor Two Signal
Bank One Sensor Three Signal
Bank Two Sensor One Signal
Bank Two Sensor Two Signal
Horsepower
High Pressure Cut off
High Pressure Liquid
High Performance System
High Pressure Vapour
High Swirl Combustion
High Speed Inlet Air Control
High Tension
Heads Up Display
Heater Ventilation and Air Conditioning
Heater Vent Air Conditioning
Heater Vent - Air Conditioning Module
High Voltage Switch Ignition System
Hertz
Inspection and Maintenance
Input / Output
Instrument Panel
Intake Air
Idle Air Control (motor or solenoid)
Idle Air Control Valve
Inlet Air Solenoid (Ford)
Intake Air Temperature
Intake Air Temperature Sensor
Integral Back Pressure
Ignition Control
Ignition Control Module
Injection Control Pressure
Idle Control Solenoid
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
ID
IDI
IDL
IDM
IFI
IFS
IGN
IGN ADV
IGN GND
ILC
ILEV
IMA
IMRC
IMS
IMS
IMT
INT
IOD
IPC
IPR
IRCM
ISA
ISC
ISO
ISS
ISV
ITA
ITCS
ITS
IVS
IVSC
IVV
JAS
JSV
KAM
KAPWR
KD
KDLH
kHz
Km
KOEC
KOEO
KOER
KOER
Inside Diameter
Integrated Direct Ignition
Idle Position Switch
Injector Driver Module
Indirect Fuel Injection
Inertia Fuel Switch
Ignition
Ignition Advance
Ignition Ground
Idle Load Compensator
Inherently Low Emissions Vehicle
Idle Mixture Adjuster
Intake Manifold Runner Control
Ignition Module Signal
Inferred Mileage Sensor (Ford)
Intake Manifold Timing
Integrator (replaced with ST FUEL TRIM)
Ignition Current Off Draw
Instrument Panel Cluster
Injector Pressure Regulator
Integrated Relay Control Module
Idle Speed Actuator
Idle Speed Control
International Standard of Organization
Input Shaft Speed
Idle Stabilization Valve
Ignition Timing Adjustment
Ignition Timing Control System (Honda)
Idle Tracking Switch
Idle Validation Switch
Integrated Vehicle Speed Control
Idle Vacuum Valve (Ford)
Jet Air System (Mitsubishi)
Jet Mixture Solenoid Valve
Keep Alive Memory
Direct Battery Power
Kick down
Kick down Low Hold
Kilohertz
Kilometers
Key On, Engine Cranking
Key On, Engine Off
Key On, Engine Running
Key On, Engine Running
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
kPa
KS
KSM
KV
L
L4
LAMBSE
lb. ft.
LCD
LDP
LED
LEV
LFAN
LFC
LFP
LHD
LOAD
LOC
LONGFT
LOOP
LOS
LPG
LSS
LTFT
LTS
LUS
LV8
LVW
LWB
M/C
M/T
MAF
MAP
MAS
MAT
MC
MCS
MCT
MCU
MCV
MDP
MEMCAL
MFI
MIC
Kilopascals
Knock Sensor
Knock Sensor Module
Kilovolts
Liter
Four Cylinder Inline Engine
Short Term Fuel Trim
Pound Feet
Liquid Crystal Display
Leak Detection Pump
Light Emitting Diode
Low Emissions Vehicle
Low Speed Cooling Fan
Low Fan Control
Low Speed Fuel Pump Control
Left Hand Drive
Calculated Load Value
Light Off Catalyst
Long Term Fuel Trim
Engine Operating Loop Status
Limited Operating Strategy
Liquid Petroleum Gas
Linear Shift Solenoid
Long Term Fuel Trim
Low Coolant Switch
Lock-Up Solenoid
Load Variable
Loaded Vehicle Weight
Long Wheel Base
Mixture Control
Manual Transmission
Mass Air Flow Sensor
Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
Mixture Adjust Screw
Manifold Air Temperature
Mixture Control
Mixture Control Solenoid (GM)
Manifold Charge Temperature Sensor (Ford)
Microprocessor Control Unit (Ford)
Manifold Control Valve (Ford)
Manifold Differential Pressure
Memory Calibration
Multiport Fuel Injection
Mechanical Instrument Cluster
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
MIL
MISAR
MLP
MLUS
MLVLPS
mm
MPFI
MPG
MPH
MPI
MPV
ms
MSFF
MSLF
MST
MT
MTV
mV
MVLPS
MVZ
N
N.C.
N.O.
N/MIL
N/V
NDIR
NDS
NGS
NGV
Nm
NOx
NTC
NVRAM
O2
O2S
OBD
OBD I
OBD II
OBD STAT
OC
OCC
OCIL
OCS
OCT ADJ
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
Micro processed Sensing and Automatic Regulation
Manual Lever Position
Modulated Lock Up Solenoid or its Control Circuit (Ford)
Manual Valve Lever Position
Millimeters
Multi-Port Fuel Injection
Miles Per Gallon
Miles Per Hour
Multi Port Injection
Multi Purpose Vehicle
Millisecond
Miles Since First Fail
Miles Since Last Fail
Manifold Surface Temperature
Manual Transmission
Manifold Tune Valve
Mill volts
Manual Valve Lever Position
Manifold Vacuum Zone
Nitrogen
Normally Closed Position
Normally Open Position
A Code Set Without a MIL Request
Input Shaft Speed to Vehicle Speed
Non Dispersive Infrared
Neutral Drive Switch
Neutral Gear Switch (Ford)
Natural Gas Vehicles
Newton Meters
Oxides of Nitrogen
Negative Temperature Coefficient
Non Volatile Random Access Memory
Oxygen
Oxygen Sensor
Onboard Diagnostics
On Board Diagnostics Version I
On Board Diagnostics Version II
On Board Diagnostic System Status
Oxidation Catalytic Converter
Output Circuit Check (Ford)
Overdrive Cancel Indicator Lamp
Overdrive Cancel Switch
Octane Adjust Fuel Switch
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
OD
ODM
ODO
ODS
OE
OEM
OHC
OHV
OL
ORC
ORVR
OS
OSAC
OSC
OSM
OSS
OTIS
OVCV
P/B
P/E
P/N
P/S
PA
PAB
PAFS
PAG
PAIR
PAS
PASS
PC
PCB
PCI
PCM
PCS
PCV
PDC
PECV
PF
PFE
PFI
PG
PID
PID SUP
PIP
Outside Diameter
Output Device Monitor
Odometer
Overdrive Drum Speed
Original Equipment
Original Equipment Manufacturer
Overhead Camshaft
Over Head Valve
Open Loop
Oxidation Reduction Converter
On Board Refueling Vapor Recovery
Oxygen Sensor
Orifice Spark Advance Control (Chrysler)
Output State Check (Ford)
Output State Monitor
Output Shaft Speed
Overhead Travel Information System
Outer Vent Control Valve
Power Brakes
Power Enrichment
Part Number
Power Steering
Pressure Air (Honda)
Passenger Air Bag
Pulse Air Feeder System (Chrysler)
Polyalkaline Glycol
Pulsed Secondary Air Injection
Power Assisted Steering
Personalized Automotive Security System
Pressure Control
Printed Circuit Board
Programmable Communications Interface
Powertrain Control Module
Pressure Control Solenoid
Positive Crankcase Ventilation
Power Distribution Center
Power Enrichment Control Valve
Purge Flow Sensor
Pressure Feedback EGR Sensor
Port Fuel Injection
Pulse Generator
Parameter Identification Location
Parameter Identification Supported
Profile Ignition Pickup Signal
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
PIV
PKE
PMD
PNP
POT
PPM
PPS
PR
PRC
PROM
PS
PSA
PSC
PSI
PSOM
PSOV
PSP
PSPS
pt.
PTC
PTC
PTOX
PTU
PVA
PVS
PWM
PWR
PWR GND
RABS
RAM
RAP
RDS
RECAL
REDOX
REF
REGT
RFI
RHD
RKE
RM
ROM
RON
RPM
RPS
Peak Inverse Voltage
Passive Keyless Entry
Pump Mounted Driver
Park/Neutral Position
Potentiometer
Parts Per Million
Ported Pressure Switch (Ford)
Pressure Relief
Pressure Regulator Control
Programmable Read - Only Memory
Power Steering
Pressure Switch Assembly
Power Steering Control
Pounds Per Square Inch
Programmable Speedometer Odometer Module
Purge Shut Off Valve (Ford)
Power Steering Pressure
Power Steering Pressure Switch
Pint
Positive Temperature Coefficient Resistor
Pending Trouble Code
Periodic Trap Oxidizer
Part Throttle Unlock
Ported Vacuum Advance
Ported Vacuum Switch
Pulse Width Modulation
Power to Weight Ratio
Power Ground for PCM
Rear Antilock Brake System
Random Access Memory
Retained Access Power
Radio Data System
Calibration Adjustment
Reduction Oxidation Converter
Reference
Recirculated Exhaust Gas Temperature
Radio Frequency Interference
Right Hand Drive
Remote Keyless Entry
Relay Module
Read Only Memory
Rated Octane Number
Revolutions Per Minute
Revolutions Per Second
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
RRS
RTD
RTN
RTV
RVP
RWAL
RWD
S4WD
SAE
SAFV
SAVM
SAW
SBDS
SBEC
SBS
SBT
SC
SCAP
SCB
SCP
SDM
SDV
SEFI
SEO
SES
SFI
SHED
SHO
SHRT FT
SID
SIG RTN
SIL
SIPS
SIR
SIS
SKIM
SOHC
SPFI
SPI
SPL
SPOUT
SPS
SRC
SRDV
Variable Reluctance Sensor
Real Time Dampening
Dedicated Sensor Ground Circuit
Room Temperature Vulcanizing
Reid Vapour Pressure
Rear Wheel Anti-Lock
Rear Wheel Drive
Selectable Four Wheel Drive
Viscosity Grade
Separator Assembly Fuel/Vacuum
Spark Advance Vacuum Modulator
Spark Angle Work
Service Bay Diagnostic System
Single Board Engine Controller (replaced with PCM0
Boost Solenoid (Ford)
Serial Bus Traveler
Supercharged Engine
Silicone Capacitance Absolute Pressure Sensor (Ford)
Supercharger Bypass
Standard Corporate Protocol
Sensing Diagnostic Module
Spark Delay Valve
Sequential Electronic Fuel Injection
Special Equipment Option
Service Engine Soon (replaced with MIL)
Sequential Fuel Injection
Sealed Housing Evaporative Determination System
Super High Output Engine
Short Term Fuel Trim
Subsystem Identifier
Signal Return (sensor ground)
Shift Indicator Lamp
Side Impact Protections System
Supplemental Inflatable Restraint
Side Impact Sensor
Smart Key Immobilizer Module
Single Over Head Camshaft
Single Point Fuel Injection (throttle body)
Serial Peripheral Interface
Smoke Puff Limiter
Spark Output Signal
Service Programming System
Selective Ride Control
Spark Retard Delay Valve
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
SRI
SRS
SRT
SS
SSI
SST
ST
STAR
STC
STFT
STI
STO
STS
SULEV
SUSP
SVO
SVT
SVV
SWB
TA
TAB
TAC
TACH
TAD
TAP
TAV
TB
TBA
TBH
TBI
TC
TCA
TCATS
TCC
TCCP
TCIL
TCM
TCP
TD
TDC
TDI
TE
TFP
TFP
Service Reminder Indicator
Supplemental Restraint System (air bag)
System Readiness Test
Shift Solenoid
Solid State Ignition (Ford)
Special Service Tool
Scan Tool
Self Test Automatic Readout
Spark Timing Control
Short Term Fuel Trim
Self Test Input
Self Test Output
Service Throttle System (lamp)
Super Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle
Suspension System Module
Special Vehicle Operations
Special Vehicle Team
Solenoid Vent Valve (Ford)
Short Wheel Base
Temperature Air (Honda)
Thermactor Air Bypass Vacuum Solenoid Valve
Throttle Actuator Control
Tachometer
Thermostat Air Diverter
Transmission Adaptive Pressure
Temperature Actuated Vacuum
Throttle Body
Throttle Body Alignment
Throttle Body Heater
Throttle Body Fuel Injection
Turbocharger
Thermostat Controlled Air Cleaner
Turbo Charge Air Temperature Sensor
Torque Converter Clutch
Torque Converter Clutch Pressure
Transmission Control Indicator Lamp
Transmission Control Module
Temperature Compensated Accelerator Pump (Ford)
Turbo Diesel
Top Dead Center
Turbo Direct Injection
Thermal Expansion
Throttle Fluid Pressure
Transmission Fluid Pressure
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
TFT
THM
TI
TIC
TIV
TK
TKS
TOT
TP
TPCV
TPI
TPM
TPOUT
TPP
TPS
TPT
TR
TRLHP
TSB
TSP
TSS
TV
TVP
TVS
TVV
TWC
UCL
V
VAC
VAF
VAF
VANOS
VAT
VATS
VBAT
VCC
VCM
VCRM
VCTS
VCV
VDOT
VDV
VECI
VFD
Transmission Fluid Temperature
Turbo Hydra-Matic
Transistorized Ignition System
Thermal Ignition Control (Chrysler)
Thermactor Idle Vacuum Valve (Ford)
Throttle Kicker Actuator (Ford)
Throttle Kicker Solenoid
Transmission Oil Temperature
Throttle Position
Tank Pressure Control Valve
Tuned Port Injection
Tire Pressure Monitor
Throttle Position Output
Throttle Position Potentiometer
Throttle Position Sensor
Throttle Position Transducer (Chrysler)
Transmission Range Sensor
Track Road Load Horsepower
Technical Service Bulletin
Throttle Solenoid Positioner (Ford)
Turbine Speed Shaft Sensor
Throttle Valve
Throttle Valve Potentiometer
Temperature Vacuum Switch
Thermal Vacuum Valve
Three Way Catalytic Converter
Upper cylinder lubricant
Volts
Vacuum
Vane Airflow Meter
Volume Air Flow
Double Variable Camshaft Control
Vane Air Temperature Sensor
Vehicle Antitheft System
Vehicle (system) Battery Voltage
Viscous Converter Clutch
Vehicle Control Module
Variable Control Relay Module
Vacuum Control Temperature Sensing Valve (Ford)
Vacuum Control Valve (Ford)
Variable Displacement Orifice Tube
Vacuum Delay Valve
Vehicle Emission Control Information Decal
Vacuum Fluorescent Display
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Automotive acronyms and abbreviations
VIC
VICS
VIM
VIN
VIS
VIT
VLCM
VMV
VMV
VNT
VOTM
VPWM
VPWR
VR
VR/S
VRDV
VREF
VRESER
VREST
VRIS
VRS
VRV
VSS
VSTP
VVA
VVC
VVT
VVTi
VVV
W/B
WAC
WOT
WOTPS
WOTV
WSS
WU-OC
WU-TWC
Vehicle Information Center
Variable Inertia Charging System
Vehicle Interface Module
Vehicle Identification Number
Variable Induction System
Vehicle Interface Tool
Variable Load Control Module
Vacuum Modulator Valve
Vapor Management Valve (EVAP)
Variable Nozzle Turbocharger
Vacuum Operated Throttle Modulator (Ford)
Variable Pulse Width Modulated
Ignition Switched Power
Voltage Regulator
Vacuum Regulator/Solenoid (Ford)
Vacuum Retard Delay Valve (Ford)
Reference Voltage (from PCM)
Vacuum Reservoir (Ford)
Vacuum Restrictor (Ford)
Variable Resonance Induction System
Variable Reluctance Sensor
Vacuum Regulator Valve (Ford)
Vehicle Speed Sensor
Vacuum Solenoid Throttle Plate
Venturi Vacuum Amplifier (Ford)
Variable Valve Control
Variable Valve Timing
Variable Valve Timing With Intelligence
Vacuum Vent Valve (Ford)
Wheelbase
WOT A/C Cut out Relay
Wide Open Throttle
Wide Open Throttle Position Switch
Wide Open Throttle Valve (Ford)
Wheel Speed Sensor
Warm Up Oxidation Catalytic Converter
Warm Up Three Way Catalytic Converter
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