General Information

Abbreviations (cont'd)


MAP Manifold Absolute Pressure
MAX. Maximum
MBS Mainshaft Brake System
MCK Motor Check
MCU Moment Control Unit
MIL Malfunction Indicator Lamp
MIN. Minimum
MPI Multi Point Injection
M/S Manual Steering
M/T Manual Transmission
N Neutral
Nox Oxides of Nitrogen
OBD On-board Diagnostic
O2S Oxygen Sensor
OD or O.D. Outside Diameter
P Park
PAIR Pulsed Secondary Air Injection
PCM Powertrain Control Module
PCV Positive Crankcase Ventilation
  Proportioning Control Valve
PDU Power Drive Unit
PGM-FI Programmed-fuel Injection
PGM-IG Programmed Ignition
PH Pressure High
PL Pilot Light or Pressure Low
PMR Pump Motor Relay
P/N Part Number
PRI Primary
P/S Power Steering
PSF Power Steering Fluid
PSP Power Steering Pressure
PSW Pressure Switch
Qty Quantity
R Right
REF Reference
RGB Red, Green, Black
RH Right Hand
RHD Right Hand Drive
RL Rear Left
RON Research Octane Number
RR Rear Right
SAE Society of Automotive Engineers
SCS Service Check Signal
SEC Second
SOHC Single Overhead Camshaft
SOL Solenoid

SPEC Specification
S/R Sun Roof
SRS Supplemental Restraint System
STD Standard
SW Switch
T Torque
TB Throttle Body
T/B Timing Belt
TC Torque Converter
TCM Transmission Control Module
TCS Traction Control System
TDC Top Dead Centre
TFT Thin Film Transistor
T/N Tool Number
TP Throttle Position
TWC Three Way Catalytic Converter
VC Viscous Coupling
VIN Vehicle Identification Number
VSS Vehicle Speed Sensor
VTEC Variable Valve Timing & Valve Lift Electronic Control
VVIS Variable Volume Intake System
W With
W/O Without
WOT Wide Open Throttle
2WD Two Wheel Drive
4WD Four Wheel Drive
2WS Two Wheel Steering
4WS Four Wheel Steering
4AT 4-speed Automatic Transmission
5MT 5-speed Manual Transmission
6MT 6-speed Manual Transmission
Drive (1st through 4th gear)
Drive (1st through 3rd gear)
O/D Over Drive
1ST Low (gear)
2ND Second (gear)
3RD Third (gear)
4TH Fourth (gear)
5TH Fifth (gear)
6TH Sixth (gear)