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PostSubject: Tuning and auto repair related anacromyms   Tuning  and auto repair related anacromyms Icon_minitimeMon Aug 21, 2017 8:25 pm

Here's along overdue list of abbreviations we use here and other automotive forums. Feel free to add others you think of.

A/C Air Conditioning
A/D Analog to Digital
ABS Anti-Lock Brake System
ADC Analog to Digital Converter
AE Acceleration Enrichment
Aero  Aerodynamic(s)
AFCO All Fuel Cut Off
AFPR Adjustable FPR
AFR Air Fuel Ratio
ALDL Assembly Line Diagnostic Link
BBC Big Block Chevy
BDC Bottom Dead Center
BIN  binary file ( you tunign prameters
BLM Block Learn Multiplier
BP Barometric Pressure
BPW Base Pulse Width
CAFÉ Corporate Average Fuel Economy
CAN Controller Area Network
CARB Carburetor. (Also California Air Resources Board)
CAT Catalytic Converter
CC Combustion Chamber
CCC Computer Controlled CARB
CDI Capacitive Discharge Ignition
CE Check Engine
CFI CrossFire Injection
CL Closed Loop
CNP Coil Near Plug
CPU Central Processing Unit
CTS Coolant Temp Sensor
DAC Digital Analog Converter
DC Duty Cycle
DE Deceleration Enleanment
DFCO Deceleration Fuel Cut-Off
DIY Do It Yourself
ECM Engine Control Module
EBL  imbedded lockers
ECT Engine Coolant Temperature
ECU Electronic Control Unit
EEPROM Electronically EPROM
EFI Electronic Fuel Injection
EGO Exhaust Gas Oxygen
EGR Exhaust Gas Recirculation
EGT Exhaust Gas Temperature
ESC Electronic Spark Control
EST Electronic Spark Timing
F/A or A/F Fuel-Air Ratio
FP Fuel Pump
FPR Fuel Pressure Regulator
GM General Motors
GN Grand National
HEI Heigh Energy Ignition
HW HighWay
IAC Idle Air Control or Intake Air Control
IAT Intake Air Temp
IC Injector Constant
INT Integrator
KS Knock Sensor
Lean AFR greater than Stoich
LT Long Tubes
LTC Long Term Correction
MAF Mass Air Flow
MAP Manifold Absolute Pressure or Manifold Air Pressure
MAT Manifold Air Temperature
MIL Malfunction Indicator Lamp
MPFI MultiPort Fuel Injection
NB Narrow Band
NETRES Network of Resistors
O2 Oxygen
OBD-I On-Board Diagnostics pre-95
OBD-II On-Board Diagnostics post-95 pre CAN
OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
OL Open Loop
PA3 Peripheral Address # but with GM it's the Knock Counter
PCM Powertrain Control Module
PE Power Enrichment
PFI Port Fuel Injection
PIC Programmable Integrated Circuit
PROM Programmable ROM
PW Pulse Width
PWM Pulse Width Modulated
RESNET Resistor Network
Rich AFR less than Stoich
ROM Read Only Memory
SA Spark Advance
SAE Society of Automotive Engineers
SBC Small Block Chevy
SD Speed Density
SES Service Engine Soon
SFI Sequential multiport Fuel Injection
STC Short Term Correction
Stoich Stoichiometry
TBI Throttle Body Injection
TCC Torque Converter Clutch
TDC Top Dead Center
TGO ThirdGen.Org
TPI Tuned Port Intake
TPS Throttle Position Sensor
VAFPR Vacuum referenced ADFP
VE Volumetric Efficiency
VS Vehicle Speed
VSS Vehicle Speed Sensor
WB Wide Band
WOT Wide Open Throttle
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R&R Remove and Replace/Repair
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