Abbreviation acronyms - Mr Carscan TEXA Vehicle Diagnostics for

Abbreviation/Acronym
Meaning & explanation(if necessary)
A/C
Air Conditioning
A/D
ANALOG/DIGITAL
A/T
Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
AAP
Auxiliary Accelerator Pump
AAV MAL.
INTERNAL ECU ERROR
AB
Air Bleed
ABCV
Air Bleed control valve
ABD
GERMAN LANGUAGE OF THE ABS
ABDC
After Bottom Dead Centre
ABRS
Air Bag Restraint System
ABS
Anti-Lock brake System
ABS SRI
ANTI BRAEKE SYSTEM SERVICE REMINDER INDICATOR
AC
Alternating Current
ACC
A/C Clutch Compressor
ACCS
A/C Cycling Switch
ACCUM
Accumulator
ACCY
Accessory
ACT
Air Charge Temperature Sensor
ACV
Thermistor Air control Valve
ADD
ADDITION
ADJ
Adjust or Adjustable
ADU
AIR BAG DIAGNOSTIC UNIT
ADV
Advance
AFS
Air flow Sensor
AGR ERROR
INTERNAL ECU ERROR
AI
air injection
AIR or A.I.R
air injection reactor
AIS
air injection system
ALCL
assembly line communications link
ALDL
assembly line diagnostic link
ALT.
alternator or altitude
AMP.
ampere
ARC
automatic ride control
ASCD
automatic speed control device
ASCS
air suction control solenoid
ASD
auto shutdown
ASDM
air bag system diagnostic module
ASR
GERMAN LANGUAGE OF THE TCS(TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM)
ASSY.
assembly
ASV
air suction valve
ATC
automatic temperature control
ATDC
after top dead centre
ATF
automatic transmission fluid
ATS
air temperature sensor
AUTO.
automatic
AUX.
auxiliary
AVG.
average
AXOD
automatic transaxle overdrive
B/P
backpressure
BAC
by-pass air control
BAP
barometric absolute pressure sensor
Baro.
barometric
Batt.
battery
BBDC
before bottom dead centre
Bbl
barrel (Example: 4-Bbi.)
BCM
body control module
BDC
bottom dead centre
BHP
brake horsepower
BLK
black
blst.
ballast
BLU
blue
blwr.
blower
BMAP
barometric & manifold absolute pressure sensor
BOO
brake on-off switch
BP
barometric pressure sensor
BPS
barometric pressure sensor
BPT
BELT PRETENSIONOR
BRN
brown
BTDC
before top dead center
BTRA
NAME OF ECU MAKER
BTU
British thermal unit
BVSV
bimetallic vacuum switching valve
BYUN
NOT NECESSARY
C
Celsius(degrees)
C(3) I
computer controlled coil ignition
C(4)
Computer controlled catalytic converter
C/S
CHECK/SUM
Calif.
California
CAN
CONTROLLERAREA NETWORK
CANP
canister purge solenoid
CARB
California air resources board
Carb.
carburettor
CAS
CRANKSHAFT ANGLE SENSOR
CAT
catalytic converter
CB
circuit breaker
CBD
closed bowl distributor
CBVV
carburettor bowl vent valve
cc
cubic centimetre
CCC
computer command control
CCD
computer controlled dwell
CCM
central control module
CCO
converter clutch override
CCOT
cycling clutch orifice tube
CCW
counter clockwise
CDI
capacitor discharge ignition
CEC
computerized engine control
CESERVO
GESERVO(DIESEL FUEL CONTRON SYSTEM)
CFI
central fuel injection
Chrg.
charging
CID
cubic inch displacement
CID
cylinder ldentification sensor
Circ.
circuit
CIS
continuous injection system
CIS-E
continuous injection system-electronic
CKT
circuit
CLR
clear
CNG
compressed natural gas
Cntrl.
control
CO
carbon monoxide
CO2
carbon dioxide
Comp.
compressor or compartment
Conn.
connector
Cont.
continued
Conv.
convertible or converter
CP
canister purge
CPA
connector position assurance
CPS
crank position sensor
REGNTR
REGENERATOR
CSD
AIRBAG ECU INTERNAL MEMORY
CTS
coolant temperature sensor
Cu. In.
cubic inch
CV
check valve or constant velocity
CVC
constant vacuum control
CVT
CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION
CW
clockwise
CYL or Cyl.
cylinder
Cyl.
cylinder
D
drive
DBC
dual bed catalyst
DC
direct current or discharge
DCCSV
DAMPER CLUTCH CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE
DDD
dual diaphragm distributor
DDS
DIESEL DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM
Def.
defogger or defroster
Def.
defrost
Defog.
defogger
DERM
diagnostic energy reserve module
DFI
digital fuel injection
DI/EI/DIS
NOT NECESSARY
Diag.
diagnostic
DIC
driver information centre
DIS
direct ignition system
Dist.
distributor or distribution
DISTR
distributor
DK BLU
dark blue
DK GRN
dark green
DME
digital motor electronics(motronic system)
DOHC
double overhead cam
DOT
department of transportation
DP
dashpot
Dr.
door
DRB-II
diagnostic readout box
DTP
DIFFERENTIAL FUEL TANK PRESSURE
DVOM
digital volt/ohm meter(see VOM)
EAC
electric assist choke
EACV
electric air control valve
EBCM
electronic brake control module
ECA
electronic control assembly
ECAT
LECTRONIC CONTROL AUTO TRANSMISSION
ECM
electronic control module
ECS
LECTRONIC CONTROL SUSPENSION
ECT
engine coolant temperature sensor
ECU
electronic control unit or engine control unit
EDF
electric drive fan relay assembly
EDIS
electronic distributor less ignition system
EEC
electronic engine control
EECS
evaporative emission control system
EEPROM
electronically erasable PROM
EFE
early fuel evaporation
EFI
electronic fuel injection
EGO
exhaust gas oxygen sensor(see HEGO)
EGR
exhaust gas recirculation system
EGRC
EGR control solenoid or system
EGRV
EGR vent solenoid or system
EGU4
NOT NECESSARY
EI/DIS
NOT NECESSARY
ELC
ELECTRONIC LOCK-UP CONTROL
ELC
ELECTRONIC LINK CONNECTOR
Elect.
Electronic
ELECTRONICAL DASHPOT
ECM CONTROLS THIS FUNCTION IN ORDER TO REDUCE THE SHOCK AT
IDLING BY MEANS OF INTRODUCING ADDITIONAL AIT QUANTITY.
EM
EMISSION
EMR
emission maintenance reminder module
Eng.
Engine
ENGINE 3.0/3.5 ETS
ELECTRONID TROTTLE SYSTEM
ENGINE REV(F)
FINE
EPR
EXHAUST PRESSURE REGULATOR
ESA
electronic spark advance
ESC
electronic spark control
EST
Electronic spark timing
EST ERROR
EST IS IGNITION CIRCUIT
ETACS
ELECTROIC TIME & ALARM CONTROL SYSTEM
ETR
Emergency tensioning retractor
ETS
ELECTROIC THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM
EVAP
Fuel evaporative system
EVIC
Electronic vehicle information centre
EVO
Electronic variable orifice
EVP
EGR valve position sensor
EVR
EGR valve regulator
EVRV
Electronic vacuum regulator valve
Exc.
Except
F
Fahrenheit(degrees)
F/B
Fuse block
F/P OPERATING STATE
FUEL PUMP
FBC
Feedback carburettor
FCV
FUEL CUT VALVE
FCVC
FUEL CUT VALVE CONTROLLER
Fed.
Federal
FI
Fuel injector or fuel injection
FICD
Fast idle control device
FIPL
Fuel injector pump lever
FP
Fuel pump
FPM
Fuel pump monitor
FPR-VSV
Fuel pressure regulator vacuum switching valve
FR
FRONT REAR
FRA
GERMAN LANUAGE OF THE FUEL INJECTION ADAPTATION VALUE AT
PART LOAD STATUS
FRP
FUEL RAIL POSITION
Ft. Lbs.
Foot pounds
FTS
FUEL TEMPERATURE SENSOR
FULL LOAD INHIBIT
INHIBITION
FVTS
FUEL VAPOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR
FWD
Front wheel drive
G
grams
Ga.
Gauge
Gals.
Gallons
GE
GE(FUEL CONTROL ACTUATOR )
GND of GRND
Ground
Gov.
Governor
G-P/U
ACCELOEROMETER
GRN
Green
GRY
Gray
GS1
G-SENSOR
GRAVITY
H/D
Heavy duty
HAC
High altitude compensation
HC
Hydrocarbons
HCU
HYDRAULIC CONTROL UNIT
Headlt.
Headlight
HEDF
High speed electro drive fan relay or circuit
HEGO
Heated exhaust gas oxygen sensor
HEGOG
HEGO ground circuit
HEI
High energy ignition
Hg
Mercury
Hgt.
Height
HIVEC
HYUNDAI INTELLIGENCE VEHICLE SYSTEM
HLDT
Headlight
HO
High output
HP
High performance
HSC
High swirl combustion
HSO
High specific output
HTR
Heater
Htr.
Heater
HVAC
Heating
Hz
Hetz(Cycles per second)
I.D.
Inside diameter
I/C
INTER COOLER
IAC
Idle air control
IACV
Idle air control valve
IC
Integrated circuit
ID
Identification
E/L
ELECTRONIC LOAD
ATX
AUTO TRANSAXLE
IDM
Ignition diagnostic monitor
IGN
Ignition system or circuit
ILC
Idle load compensator
In.
Inches
In. Hg
Inches of mercury
INCH Lbs.
Inch pounds
INFL REST
Inflatable restraint
INJ
Injection or Injector
IP
Instrument panel
IP0
ADU INTERNAL PART
IPC
Instrument panel cluster
ISA
Idle speed actuator
ISC
Idle speed control
ISS
Idle stop solenoid
ISU
NTELLIGENT SWICHING UNIT
IT SERVO
IT SERVO(DIESEL INJECTION TIMING SYSTEM)
ITS
Idle tracking switch
ITT TYPE
NAME OF ABS ECU MAKER
IVSV
Idle vacuum switching valve
J/B
Junction block
k/ohms
1000 ohms(kilo as in k/ohms)
KAM
Keep alive memory
KAPWR
Keep alive power
KAT ERROR
INTERNAL ECU ERROR
kg
Kilograms(weight)
kg/cm2
Kilograms per square centimetre
KM/H
Kilometres per hour
KOEO
Key on engine off
KOER
Key on engine running
KS
Knock sensor
L
Litre(S)
L/B CONDITION
LEAN BURN
L/D
Light duty
LAN
OCAL AREA NETWORK
Lbs.
Pounds
LCD
Liquid crystal display
LED
Light emitting diode
LH
Left hand
LOS
Limited operation strategy
LPG
LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GAS
LSAB MODULE SHORT
LEFT SIDE AIRBAG
LT BLU
Light blue
LT GRN
Light green
Lt(s).
Light(S)
Lugg.
Luggage
LUS
Lock-up solenoid
M.EGR V/V FAULT
EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION
M/T
Manual transaxle or transmission
mA
Milliamps
MA or MAF
Mass airflow
MA PFI
Mass air sequential port fuel injection system
MAF
Mass air flow sensor
MAFS
Mass airflow sensor
Man.
Manual
MAP
manifold absolute pressure sensor
MAT
manifold air temperature
MCU
Microprocessor control unit
MCV
Mixture control valve
Mech.
Mechanical
Mem.
Memory
MEM-CAL
Memory calibration chip
MES
MEMORY ERASE SIGNAL(2PIN CONNECTOR) - HONDA AIR BAG
mfd.
Microfarads
MFI
MULTI-PORT FUEL INJECTION
MIL
Malfunction indicator light
MLP
Manual lever position
mm
Millimetres
MPFI
Multi point fuel injection
MPH
Miles per hour
MPI
Multi-point(Fuel) injection
Mtr.
Motor
MUL
MULTIPLICATION
mV
Millivolts
N.m
Newton-meter
NA
Not available
NAG
AME OF ECU MAKER
NC VALVE
NORMAL CLOSED VALVE(OUTLET VALVE)
NDS
Neutral drive switch
NGS
Neutral gear switch
No.
Number
Nos.
Numbers
Nox
Oxides of nitrogen
NP
NOT NECESSARY(PUMP SPEED UNIT)
NPS
Neutral pressure switch
NUT
NOT NECESSARY
O
Oxygen
O.D.
Outside diameter
O/S
Oversize
O2
Oxygen
OC
Oxidation catalyst
OCC
Output circuit check
OD
Overdrive
ODO
Odometer
ODSV
OVERDRIVE SOLENOID VALVE
OHC
Overhead camshaft
Opt.
Option or optional
ORG
Orange
OSC
Output state check
OUTPUT SPEED SNR CIRT
INTERMITTENCE
INMT FAULT
oz.
Ounce
P
Park
P/BPT
PASSENGER BELT PRETENSIONER
P/C
Printed circuit
P/N
Park/Neutral
P/S
Power steering
P/SIDE ACC SENSOR WIRE
ACCELERATION
BAD
PASSENGER SDM SIG
SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULE(AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT)
PAV
Pulse air valve
PCM
Power train control module
PCS
Purge control solenoid
PCSDM
Passenger compartment sensor/Diagnostic module
PC-SOL
Purge control solenoid
PCSV
PRESSUR CONTROL SLENOID VALVE
PCV
Positive crankcase ventilation
PCV
PRESSUER CONTROL VALVE
PFE
Pressure feedback EGR sensor or circuit
PFI
port fuel injection(see MA SEFI)
PGM-CARB
Programmed carburetor
PGM-FI
Programmed fuel injection
PIP
Profile ignition pickup
Pkg.
Package
PNK
Pink
PPD
PASSENGER PRESENCE DETECTION
PPL
Purple
PPS
PEDAL POSITION SENSOR
Press.
Pressure feedback EGR sensor or circuit
PRNDL
Park reverse Neutral drive low
Prog.
Programmed or programmable
PROM
Programmable read-only memory
PSH
ADU INTERNAL PART
psi
Pounds per square inch
PSL
ADU INTERNAL PART
PSPS
Power steering pressure switch
PTC
Positive temperature coefficient
PTO
Power take-off
Pts.
pints
PWR GND
Power ground circuit
PWR TR CONNECTOR BAD POWER TRANS
Pwr.
Power
Q ADJUSTMENT
A KIND OF RESISTOR/ECM RECEIVES THIS SIGNAL FROM ADJUSTING
RESISTOR AND CONTROL THE AMOUNT OF INJECTION QUANTITY TO
CORRECT FUEL INJECTION DEVIATION
Qts.
Quarts
R/F VDC VALVE
VEHICLE DYNAMIC CONTROL SYSTEM
RABS
Rear anti-lock brake system
RAC
Remote accessory control
RAM
Random access memory
RAP
Retained accessory power
REAR WHL SPD SNSR SIG
FAST CHG
REAR WHEEL SPEED SENSOR SIGNAL FAST CHANGE
Recirc.
Recirculate or recirculation
RED
Red
REDSV
RED SOLENOID VALVE
Reg.
Regulator
RH
Right hand
Rly.
Relay
ROM
Read only memory
RPM
Revolutions per minute
R-S A/B MODULE OPEN
RIGHT SIDE
RSAB MODULE SHORT
RIGHT SIDE AIRBAG
RVB
Rear vacuum break
RWAL
Rear wheel anti-lock brake
RWD
Rear wheel drive
SAB
SIDE AIRBAG
SAFING SENSOR
SAFING SENSOR PREVENTS AIRBAG EXPLOSION UNITENTIONALLY BY
OUTSIDE EFFECT SUCH AS EMC INTERFACE.
SAS
SPEED ADJUST SCREW
SAT
SEMI AUTO TRANSMISSION
SAW
Spark angle word
SBC
Single bed converter
SBE FUNCTION ERR
SBE => AIRBAG ECU INTERNAL MEMORY
SBEC
Single board engine controller
SC
Super charged
SCC
Spark control computer
SCS
air suction control solenoid
SCS
SYSTEM CONTROL SOKET(2PIN CONNECTOR) - HONDA AIR BAG
SCSV
SHIFT CCONTROL SOLENOID VALVE
SDM
Supplemental restraint system diagnostic module
SDU
SRS diagnostic unit
Sen. Or Sens.
Sensor
SES
Service engine soon
SFI
Sequential(port) fuel injection
SIG RTN
signal return circuit
SIL
Shift indicator light
SIR
Supplemental inflatable restraint
SIS F.(LEFT),CORRUPTED
MSG/SHROT
INTERNAL ECU ERROR
SLS ERROR
INTERNAL ECU ERROR
SMEC
Single module engine controller
SOHC
Single overhead cam
SOL or Sol.
solenoid
Sol.
solenoid
SPFI
Sequential port fuel injection
SPK
Spark control
SPOUT
Spark output signal
Sprchg.
Supercharged
SRS
Supplemental restraint system(air bag)
SRSCM-SRI
SUPPLEMETAL RESTRAIN SYSTEM CONTROL MODLE-SERVICE
REMINDER INDICATOR
SS
SAFING SENSOR
SS 3/4-4/3
Shift solenoid circuit
SSI
Solid state ignition
STAR
Self-test automatic readout
STI
Self test input circuit
STO
Self-test output
Strg.
Steering
SUB-02
Sub oxygen sensor
Susp.
Suspension
Sw.
Switch
Sys.
System
T.V.
Throttle valve
TAB
Thermistor air by-pass
TAC
Thermostatic air cleaner
TAC
THROTTLE ACTUATOR CONTROL
TAD
Thermistor air diverter
TAN
Tan
TARGET INJETCION VOL
VOLTAGE
TB
TURBO/SUPER CHARGER BOOST
TBD
ENGINE NAME(1,800CC ENGINE)
TBI
Throttle body injection
TC
TORQUE CONVERTER
TCC
Torque converter clutch
TCCM
TRANSMISION CASE CONTROL MODUL
TCCS
Toyota computer control system
TCCU
TRANSMISION CASE CONTROL UNIT
TCL
TRACTION CONTROL LAMP
TCM
TRANSMISION CONTROL MODUL
TCS
TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
TCV
TIMER CONTROL VALVE(DISEL INJECTION TIMING CONTROL VALVE)
TDC
Top dead centre
TDCL
Total diagnostic communication link
Temp.
Temperature
TEV MAL.
INTERNAL ECU ERROR
TFI
Thick film ignition system
TGS
Top gear switch(cancels SIL in top gear)
THERMAC
Thermostatic air cleaner
THS
Transmission hydraulic switch
TOD
TORQUE ON DEMAND
TORQ CVTR CLUTCH
CRCT-OFF FIXED
TORQUE CONVERTOR
TP/TPS
Throttle position sensor
TPI
Tuned port injection
TPS
Throttle position sensor/switch
TRA
GERMAN LANUAGE OF THE FUEL INJECTION ADAPTATION VALUE AT
IDLE STATUS
Trans.
Transaxle/transmission
TRANS.CON.SPARK ADV.
TRANSAXLE CONTORL SPARK ADVANCE
TS
Temperature sensor
TSB
Technical service bulletin
TTS
Transmission temperature switch
TV
Thermo valve
TWC
Three-way catalyst
UDSV
UNDERDRIVE SOLENOID VALVE
V
Valve
Vac.
Vacuum
VAF
Vane air flow sensor or circuit
VAPS
Variable assist power steering
VAT
Vane air temperature
VATS
Vehicle anti-theft system
VBATT
Vehicle battery voltage
VCC
Viscous converter clutch
VDC
EHICLE DYNAMIC CONTROL SYSTEM
VGT
ARIABLE GEOME-TRY TURBO CHARGER
VICS
VARIABLE INERTIA CONTROL SYSTEM
VIN
Vehicle identification number
VIO
Violet
VLR
Volt loop reserve
VM
Vacuum modulator
VM
Vane meter
Volt.
Voltage
VOM
Volt-ohmmeter(analogue)
VPWR
Vehicle power supply voltage(10-14volts)
VREF
Voltage reference(ECA supplied reference voltage)
VRV
Vacuum regulator valve
VSC
Vehicle speed control sensor or signal
VSS
Vehicle speed sensor or signal
VSV
Vacuum switching valve
W,E,P MODE SW FAULT
WINTER, ECONOMY, POWER
W/
With
W/GATE
WASTE GATE
W/O
Without
WAC
WOT A/C cut-off switch or circuit
WAC
Wide open throttle A/C switch
WHT
White
WOT
Wide open throttle
YEL
Yellow
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