Is it worth having a full list of abbreviations?

Discussion in 'Throttle bodies & non-OEM ECUs' started by A.N. Other, Mar 26, 2010.

  1. Matt82

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    thought toyotec would have a field day with this
     
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    fpr-fuel pressure regulator ?
    pcv-pressure control valve ?
    positive crankcase ventilation-mentioned in post 3
     
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    POV anyone?!

    ATM?
     
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    WUR ?
    GB Gearbox
     
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    Dave *Very Smart* Pedantic Old Fart Paid Member

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    POV - Point of View?
     
  6. rubjonny

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    PCV - Positive Crankcase Ventilation
    WUR - Warm Up Regulator

    ATM - At The Moment
    HTH - Hope That Helps

    ISV - Idle Stabilisation Valve

    ECU - Engine/Electronic Control Unit
    FEI - Fully Electronic Ignition

    surprised this one not on there ;)
    DOHC - Dual Over Head Cam

    OHC - Over Head Cam

    HTH ;)
     
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  7. Ben S

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    ESP electronic stability program
    DTC Diagnostic Trouble code
    MIL Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    VIS Variable Intake System
    IMRC Intake manifold runner control
    HEGO Heated Exhaust Gas Oxygen sensor
    UEGO Universal Exhaust Gas Oxygen sensor
    PAS Power Assisted Steering
    HPAS Hydraulic Power Assisted Steering
    EPAS Electronic Power Assisted Steering
    VG Variable Geometry (as in an advanced turbocharger)
    HVAC Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning

    HTH hope that helps ;)

    p.s. I think once this has developed a little it needs compiling in alphabetical order on post number 1
     
  8. Jaundice

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    In alphabetical order [:s]:

    Abbreviation Explanation
    A/F Air Fuel mixture
    ABS Advanced Braking System.
    AFM Air Flow Meter (Vane type)
    AFR Air Fuel ratio
    AIT Air Intake
    alphaN Throttle angle vs engine speed
    Anchor see VR6
    ATM At The Moment
    BHP Brake HorsePower
    BLD BorderLine Detonation
    BOV Blow off Valve
    CAS Cam Angle Sensor
    CE1 Central Electric fusebox associated with Late MK1 Golfs and early MK2 Golf superceed by CE2.
    CIS Continous Injection System in open loop also known as KJetronic.
    CISE as above but with lambda feedback for use with catalyst systems
    CKS CranK angle Sensor
    CLT Coolant Temp
    CPS Crank Position Sensor
    CTS Coolant Temp Sensor
    DBW Drive By Wire
    DCOE a flange type associated with carbs and throttle bodies
    deg Degree of temperature
    DET DETonation
    DLC Diagnostic Link Connector
    DOHC Dual Over Head Cam
    Doppel Schalt Getriebe. ;)
    DSG Doppel Schalt Getriebe. ;)
    DSG DirectShift Gearbox.
    DTC Diagnostic Trouble code
    DTH direct to head as in throttle bodies
    EBC Electronic Boost Controller
    ECM Engine Control module
    ECU Engine/Electronic Control Unit
    EOBD Mandatory European emission monitoring std from 2001 for petrol and from 2003 for diesels
    EPAS Electronic Power Assisted Steering
    ESP electronic stability program
    ETB Electronic throttle body also know as EGas
    EVC Electronic Valve Controller HKS term for their range of electronic boost controllers.
    FEI Fully Electronic Ignition
    FMIC Front Mounted InterCooler
    fpr fuel pressure regulator ?
    GB Gearbox
    HEGO Heated Exhaust Gas Oxygen sensor
    HFM Hot Film Meter
    HPAS Hydraulic Power Assisted Steering
    HTH Hope That Helps
    HVAC Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    IAT Intake Air Temperature
    IMRC Intake manifold runner control
    ISV Idle Stabilisation Valve
    ITB Individual Throttle Body
    IVVT Intake Variable Valve Timing
    Lambda λ, ratio of stoichmetric air to air excess or deficiency.
    LBT Leanest (mixture for) Best Torque
    LC Launch Control.
    Mx.x Bosch fuel spark and emission engine controller
    MAF Mass Air Flow
    MAP Manifold Air Pressure
    MAT Manifold Air Temperature
    MBT Minimum (timing for) Best Torque (early discription) or Max Brake Torque timng (more widely used)
    MEx.x Bosch torque coordinated fuel spark and emission controller with ETB
    MEDx.x Bosch torque coordinated fuel spark and emission controller with ETB and direct injection
    MIL Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    MT MegaTune
    MY Model year
    N75 VAG reference number for wastegate soleniod valve
    NASP or N/A Naturally Aspirated
    NOS Nitrous oxide system.
    OBD OnBoard Diagnostics
    OBD1 Mandatory US emission monitoring std ver 1 to 1995
    OBD2 Mandatory US emission monitoring std ver 2 from 1996
    OHC Over Head Cam
    PAS Power Assisted Steering
    PCB Printed Circuit Board.
    PCM Power Control Module similar to ECM or ECU. PCM used in the days when TCM and ECM where combined.
    pcv pressure control valve ?
    PCV Positive crankcase ventilation
    PID Proportional Integral Derivative.
    POV Point of View
    PS PferdeStrke German unit for measuring power. 1 bhp = 1.01 PS so 312bhp = 315.12PS
    SC Stability control.
    SD Speed Density
    TB Throttle Body
    TCIh Transistorised Coil Ignition hall input.
    TCM Transmission Control Module.
    TCS Traction Control System.
    TiVCT Twin Independant Variable Cam Timing.
    TMAP Turbo pressure sensor that can read absoulte pressures in excess of 100kPa
    TPS Throttle Position Sensor
    TQ TorQue
    UEGO Universal Exhaust Gas Oxygen sensor
    VAG Volkswagen AktienGesellschaft
    VDS Vagcom Diagnostic Software
    VG Variable Geometry (as in an advanced turbocharger)
    VIS Variable Intake System
    VR6 Vee Reihenmotor 6 ( Vee inline engine 6 cylinders)
    WG WasteGate
    WTF? (What the fudge)
    WUR Warm Up Regulator
     
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    Donl;t be silly.. it's Motor Torpedo Boat!
     
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    But ABS is Antilock Brakeing System, not 'advanced'!
     
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    EDIS - Electronic Distributorless ignition system
     

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