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 Post subject: Ford Acronyms
PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:46 pm 
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Ford Acronyms

4WD - Four-Wheel Drive
AAI - Auto Alliance International
ABS - Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
ACL - Air Cleaner
ACM - Audio Control Module
ALR - Automatic Locking Retractor
APP - Accelerator Pedal Position
BEC - Bussed Electrical Center
BJB - Battery Junction Box
BPP - Brake Pedal Position
BSIA - Brake Shift Interlock Actuator
BTDC - Before Top Dead Center
BTS - Belt Tension Sensor
CAC - Charge Air Cooler
CAN - Controller Area Network
CASS - Compressor Anti-Slugging Strategy
CCA - Cold Cranking Amps
CFC - Chlorofluorocarbons
CHT - Cylinder Head Temperature
CID - Cubic Inch Displacement
CKP - Crankshaft Position
CMCV - Charge Motion Control Valve
CMDTC - Continuous Memory Diagnostic Trouble Code
CMP - Camshaft Position
CMS - Catalyst Monitor Sensor
CPP - Clutch Pedal Position
D/A - Dual Action
DERU - Drive Engine Run-Up
DLC - Data Link Connector
DRL - Daytime Running Lamps
DSM - Driver Seat Module
DSO - District Special Order
DSP - Digital Signal Processing
DTE - Distance To Empty
ECT - Engine Coolant Temperature
ECU - Electronic Control Unit
EI - Electronic Ignition
ELR - Emergency Locking Retractor
EMTC - Electronic Manual Temperature Control
EONV - Engine Off Natural Vacuum
EOP - Engine Oil Pressure
EPC - Electronic Pressure Control
ERFS - Electronic Returnless Fuel System
ESN - Electronic Serial Number
ETC - Electronic Throttle Control
EVA - Electronic Vibration Analyzer
EVAP - Evaporative Emission
FEAD - Front End Accessory Drive
FP - Fuel Pump
FPDM - Fuel Pump Driver Module
FTP - Fuel Tank Pressure
FWD - Front Wheel Drive
GEM - Generic Electronic Module
GPS - Global Positioning System
GVWR - Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
HCU - Hydraulic Control Unit
HID - High Intensity Discharge
HO2S - Heated Oxygen Sensor
HS-CAN - High Speed Controller Area Network
HSLA - High-Strength Low Alloy
IAT - Intake Air Temperature
IAT2 - Intake Air Temperature 2
IC - Instrument Cluster
IDS - Integrated Diagnostic System
IFS - Inertia Fuel Shutoff
KOEO - Key ON Engine OFF
KOER - Key ON Engine Running
KS - Knock Sensor
LFC - Lamp Fault Code
LFCs - Lamp Fault Codes
MAF - Mass Air Flow
MFI - Multi-Port Fuel Injection
MIG - Metal Inert Gas
MIL - Malfunction Indicator Lamp
MS-CAN - Medium Speed Controller Area Network
NACK - Negative-Acknowledge
NERU - Neutral Engine Run-Up
NOX - Nitrogen Oxides
NVM - Non-Volatile Memory
O/D - Overdrive
OBD - On-Board Diagnostic
OCS - Occupant Classification Sensor
OCSM - Occupant Classification System Module
ORVR - On-Board Refueling Vapor Recovery
OSS - Output Shaft Speed
OTA - Oil-To-Air
OWC - One-Way Clutch
PAD - Passenger Air Bag Deactivation
PAM - Parking Aid Module
PATS - Passive Anti-Theft System
PC/ED - Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis
PCA - Pressure Control Solenoid A
PCB - Pressure Control Solenoid B
PCC - Pressure Control Solenoid C
PDB - Power Distribution Box
PID - Parameter Identification
PMI - Programmable Module Installation
PSP - Power Steering Pressure
PTU - Power Transfer Unit
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride
PWM - Pulse-Width Modulation
PZEV - Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle
RCM - Restraints Control Module
RCU - Rear Control Unit
RETM - Rear Entertainment Module
RKE - Remote Keyless Entry
ROM - Read-Only Memory
ROW - Rest Of World
RWD - Rear Wheel Drive
SC - Supercharger
SCP - Standard Corporate Protocol
SDARS - Satellite Digital Audio Receiver System
SFI - Sequential Multi-Port Fuel Injection
SJB - Smart Junction Box
SMC - Sheet-Molded Composite
SOHC - Single Overhead Camshaft
SRS - Supplemental Restraint System
SSA - Shift Solenoid A
SSB - Shift Solenoid B
SSC - Shift Solenoid C
SSD - Shift Solenoid D
STRW - Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding
TB - Throttle Body
TCC - Torque Converter Clutch
TCIL - Transmission Control Indicator Lamp
TCS - Transmission Control Switch
TDC - Top Dead Center
TFT - Transmission Fluid Temperature
TIC - Transmitter Identification Code
TICs - Transmitter Identification Codes
TP - Throttle Position
TPMS - Tire Pressure Monitoring System
TPO - Thermoplastic Olefin
TR - Transmission Range
TSS - Turbine Shaft Speed
TXV - Thermostatic Expansion Valve
VC - Vehicle Certification
VCM - Vehicle Communication Module
VCT - Variable Camshaft Timing
VF - Vacuum Fluorescent
VFS - Variable Force Solenoid
VID - Vehicle Identification
VIN - Vehicle Identification Number
VSM - Vehicle Security Module
VSS - Vehicle Speed Sensor
WMI - World Manufacturer Identifier
WOT - Wide Open Throttle

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 Post subject: Re: Ford Acronyms
PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:52 pm 
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