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Automobile Technical Abbreviations

August 30, 2019David

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Technical Abbreviations

ABS — Anti-lock Braking System

ABDC — After Bottom Dead Center

A/C — Air Condition

ACC — Adaptive Cruise Control

ACL — Automatic Chassis Lubrication

ACT — Air Charge Temperature

A/F — Air/fuel ratio

ARCS — Active Roll Control System

ASD — Automatic Slip-control Differential

ATC — Automatic Temperature Control

ATDC — After Top Dead Center

ATF — Automatic Transmission Fluid

AWD — All-Wheel Drive

AWS — All Wheel Steering

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BBDC — Before Bottom Dead Center

BCM — Body Control Module

BDC — Bottom Dead Center

BHP — Brake Horsepower

BMEP — Brake Mean Effective Pressure

BOFT — Bearing Oil Film Thickness

BSFC — Brake Specific Fuel Consumption

BSM — Blind Spot Monitoring

BTDC — Before Top Dead Centre

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CAD — Computer Aided Design

CAFE — Corporate Average Fuel Economy

CAG — Computer Aided Gearshift

CAI — Cold Air Intake

C/B — Contact Breaker

CD — Capacity Discharge

CFC — Chlorofluorocarbon

CI — Compression Ignition

CO — Carbon monoxide

CO2 — Carbon dioxide

CR — Compression Ratio

CV — Constant Velocity

CVT — Continuously Variable Transmission

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DERV — Diesel Engine Road Vehicles

DFI — Direct Fuel Injection

DI — Direct Injection

DIS — Direct Ignition System

DOHC — Double Overhead Camshaft

DOT — Department Of Transportation

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ECM — Electronic Control Module

ECS — Electronically Controlled Suspension

ECT — Engine Coolant Temperature

ECS — Electronic Control System

ECU — Electronic Control Unit

EGR — Exhaust Gas Re-circulation

EPA– Environmental Protection Agency

EPS — Electronic Power Steering

ESP — Electronic Stability Control

EV — Electronic Vehicle

EVC — Exhaust Valve Closed

EVO — Exhaust Valve Open

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FWD — Front Wheel Drive

GCW — Gross Combination Rate

GPS — Global Positioning System

GTW — Gross Train Rate

GV — Governor Valve

GVW — Gross Vehicle Weight

GWP — Green House Warning Potential

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HC — Hydrocarbons

HFC — Hydrofluocarbons

HP — Horsepower

HVAC — Heating, Ventilation and Air Condition

IC — Instrument Cluster

IFS — Independent Front Suspension

IHP — Indicated Horsepower

IRS — Independent Rear Suspension

IVO — Inlet Valve Open

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KERS — Kinetic Energy Recovery System

LCD — Liquid Crystal Display

LDWS — Lane Departure Warning System

LED — Light Emitting Diode

LGV — Large Goods Vehicle

LI — Load Index

LSD — Limited Slip Differential

MAF — Mass Air Flow

MAP — Manifold Absolute Pressure

MOFT — Minimum Oil Film Thickness

MPGe — Miles Per Gallon equivalent

NHTSA — National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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Ox — Nitrogen Oxides

OBD — On-Board Diagnostics

OD — Over Drive

OHC — Overhead Camshaft

OHV — Overhead Valves

ON — Octane Number

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PCV — Positive Crankcase Ventilation

PFI — Port Fuel Injection

PS — Power Steering

PSV — Public Service Vehicle

PTO — Power Take-off

PVC — Polyvinyl Chloride

ROC — Research Octane Number

RTV — Room Temperature Vulcanizing

RWD — Rear Wheel Drive

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SCA — Supplemental Coolant Additives

SCS — Stop Control System

SFC — Specific Fuel Consumption

SFI — Sequential Fuel Injection

SH-AWD — Super-Handling All-Wheel-Drive

SI — Spark Ignition

SOHC — Single Overhead Camshaft

SUV — Sport Utility Vehicle

SV — Side Valves

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AFS (Adaptive Front-Lightning System)

TBI — Throttle Body Injection

TCM — Transmission Control Module

TCS — Transmission Controlled Spark

TDC — Top Dead Centre

TDI — Turbocharged Direct Injection

TPMS — Tire Pressure Module Sensor

TPS — Throttle Position Sensor

TV — Throttle Valve

TVS — Thermal Vacuum Switch

TWC — Three-way Catalyst

TXV — Thermostatic Expansion Valve

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UJ — Universal Joint

VCU — Viscous Coupling Unit

VDC — Vehicle Dynamics Control

VI — Viscosity Index

VTEC — Variable Valve Timing and lift Electronic Control

VVT — Variable Valve Timing

WOT — Wide Open Throttle

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