Abbreviations


ABBREVIATIONDESCRIPTION
16VSIXTEEN VALVE (CYLINDER HEAD)
2WD2-WHEEL DRIVE
4WASFOUR WHEEL ANTI-SKID, TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
4WD4-WHEEL DRIVE
4X4VEHICLE WITH 4 WHEELS, ALL OF WHICH ARE DRIVEN (ALL-WHEEL DRIVE)
AAAUTOMOTIVE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA
ABAIRBAG
ABCACTIVE BODY CONTROL
ABDAUTOMATIC BRAKING DIFFERENTIAL / DISTRIBUTION
ABSANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM
A/CAIR CONDITIONING
ACAIR CONDITIONING
ACCADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL / AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL
ACEACTIVE CORNERING ENHANCEMENT
ACMACTIVE CENTRE DIFFERENTIAL, AUTOMATIC LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL
ADBAUTOMATIC DIFFERENTIAL BRAKE
ADCAUTOMATIC DISTANCE CONTROL
ADFATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE SENSOR
ADRAUTOMATIC DISTANCE CONTROL
ADSACTIVE DRIVING SYSTEM / ADAPTIVE DAMPING SYSTEM
AEIADVANCE ELECTRONIC IGNITION, FULLY ELECTRONIC IGNITION SYSTEM
AFIAIR-SUPPORTED FUEL INJECTION
AHRACTIVE HEAD RESTRAINT / ACTIVE HANDLING SYSTEM
ALCADAPTIVE LIGHT CONTROL
ALTALTERNATOR
ALUARITHMETIC AND LOGIC UNIT
AMRDRIVE TORQUE CONTROL
ANCACTIVE NOISE CONTROL
APAIR PUMP
APBACTIVE PARKING BRAKE
ARCACTIVE ROLL CONTROL / AUTOMATIC RIDE CONTROL
ARSAUTOMATIC RESTRAINT SYSTEM
ARTDISTANCE-BASED CRUISE CONTROL
ASCAUTOMATIC STABILITY CONTROL
ASC+TAUTOMATIC STABILITY CONTROL WITH TRACTION CONTROL
ASDAUTOMATIC LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL
ASFAUDI SPACE FRAME (SPECIAL ALUMINIUM FRAME USED IN SOME AUDI VEHICLES)
ASGAUTOMATIC-SHIFT GEARBOX
ASRTRANSMISSION SLIP CONTROL / ACCELERATION SLIP REGULATION
ASTCAUTOMATIC STABILITY AND TRACTION CONTROL
ATAUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
AUTOAUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
AYCACTIVE YAW CONTROL
AWDALL WHEEL DRIVE
BAACCELERATION SENSOR OR BRAKE ASSISTANT
BASBRAKE ASSISTANT SYSTEM
BHPBRAKE HORSEPOWER
CATCATALYTIC CONVERTER
CBCCORNERING BRAKE CONTROL
CCCRUISE CONTROL
CDCOMPACT DISC
CDCRCOMPACT DISC CHANGER REAR
CDICOMMON RAIL DIRECT INJECTION (MERCEDES / MCC)
CGISTRATIFIED CHARGE GASOLINE INJECTION
CIMCYLINDER-INDIVIDUAL FUEL INJECTION
COCARBON MONOXIDE
CO2CARBON DIOXIDE (NON-POISONOUS GAS PRODUCED DURING COMBUSTION)
CPUCENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT (MICROPROCESSOR)
CRICOMMON RAIL INJECTOR
CRSCOMMON RAIL SYSTEM
CRWCOMMON RAIL PARAMETERS (ALSO CR-W)
CSCRANKSHAFT
CTXCONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSAXLE
CVTCONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION
DABDIGITAL AUDIO BROADCASTING
DBCDYNAMIC BRAKE CONTROL
DCDIRECT CURRENT
DCTDUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION
DFIDIRECT FUEL INJECTION
DIDIRECT (DIESEL) INJECTION
DISDIRECT IGNITION SYSTEM
DOHCDOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMSHAFT, USUALLY PART OF ENGINE DESIGNATION
DSADYNAMIC STABILITY ASSISTANCE
DSCDYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL
DSPDYNAMIC SHIFT PROGRAM (AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION)
DSTCDYNAMIC STABILITY AND TRACTION CONTROL
DTIDIESEL DIRECT-INJECTION WITH DISTRIBUTOR PUMP
DTRDISTRONIC – DISTANCE CONTROL SYSTEM
DVDDIGITAL VERSATILE DISC
DWATHEFT WARNING SYSTEM
EBAEMERGENCY BREAK ASSIST
EBCELECTRONIC BRAKE FORCE CONTROL
EBDELECTRONIC BRAKE FORCE DISTRIBUTION
EBMELECTRONIC BRAKE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
EBSELECTRONIC BRAKING SYSTEM
ECCELECTRONIC CLIMATE CONTROL
ECUELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT
ECSELECTRONIC CRASH SENSOR
EDCELECTRONIC DIESEL CONTROL
EDSELECTRONIC DIFFERENTIAL LOCK
EFIELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION
EIELECTRONIC IGNITION
EL-VELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED CARBURETTOR
EMLELECTRONIC ENGINE PERFORMANCE CONTROL
EMRELECTRONIC VOLUME REDUCTION
EMSELECTRONIC ENGINE CONTROL
ESPELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAM
ESRELECTRONIC SLIP REDUCTION (ANOTHER NAME FOR ASR)
EVELECTRIC VEHICLE
FBAPARKING-BRAKE SYSTEM (USUALLY HAND BRAKE)
FDDATE OF MANUFACTURE
FDIFUEL DIRECT INJECTION
FDRTRIP COMPUTER / VEHICLE DYNAMICS CONTROL
FDSFORD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM
FMFREQUENCY MODULATION
FSDIFOUR-STROKE, DIRECT INJECTION
FSHFULL SERVICE HISTORY
FSIFUEL STRAIGHT INJECTION
FSRDRIVING STABILITY CONTROL
FWDFRONT WHEEL DRIVE
GENGENERATOR
GKGLOW PLUG
GMGEAR MOTOR / GENERAL MOTORS
GPSGLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM
GSMGLOBAL SYSTEM FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATION
GTGRAND TOURER
HDCHILL DESCENT CONTROL
HDFREMOTE BOOT-LID RELEASE
HDIHIGH-PRESSURE DIRECT INJECTION
HHCHILL HOLD CONTROL (ESP SYSTEM COMPONENT)
HLAHILL LAUNCH ASSIST
HPDIHIGH PRESSURE DIRECT INJECTION
HPIHIGH-PRESSURE INJECTION
HRAREAR WINDOW WASHING SYSTEM
HUDHEADS UP DISPLAY
ICCINTELLIGENT CRUISE CONTROL
ICMIGNITION CONTROL MODULE / INTEGRATED CHASSIS MANAGEMENT
IDIINDIRECT (DIESEL) INJECTION
IDSINTERACTIVE DYNAMIC DRIVING SYSTEM
IHKAINTEGRATED HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM
IMMOIMMOBILIZER
INJINJECTION JET OR VALVE IN COMMON RAIL DIESEL SYSTEM
IRINDIVIDUAL CONTROL WITH COMMERCIAL-VEHICLE ABS SYSTEMS / INFRARED
ISISINTELLIGENT SAFETY SYSTEM (BMW)
ISOINTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION FOR STANDARDISATION
I-VTECINTELLIGENT VARIABLE (VALVE) TIMING (AND LIFT) ELECTRONIC CONTROL
JETJET / INJECTION SYSTEM
KATCATALYTIC CONVERTER
KGKILOGRAM
KMKILOMETER
KPAKILOPASCAL
KWKILOWATT
KWHKILOWATT HOUR
LLITER
L/KMLITERS PER KILOMETER
LCDLIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY
LDRBOOST-PRESSURE CONTROL / IDLE SPEED CONTROL
LEDLIGHT-EMITTING DIODE
LEVLOW-EMISSIONS VEHICLE
LHDLEFT-HAND DRIVE
LLRIDLE CONTROL (DIESEL SYSTEMS)
LPGLIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS
LSDLIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL
LTRLITER
LWRHEADLIGHT VERTICAL AIM CONTROL
MAMILLIAMPERE
MAXMAXIMUM
MBARMILLIBAR
MECHMECHANICAL
MFDMULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY
MFIMULTIPOINT FUEL INJECTION (ELECTRONIC)
MFLMULTIFUNCTION STEERING WHEEL
MGMANUAL TRANSMISSION
MIMILES
MINMINIMUM
MIUMAIN INSTRUMENT UNIT
MMMILLIMETER
MMIMULTI MEDIA INTERFACE (AUDI) / MAN-MACHINE INTERFACE
MPAMEGAPASCAL
MPHMILES PER HOUR
MPIMULTI-POINT INJECTION
MPVMULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLE
MRSMULTI-RESTRAINT SYSTEM
MSMILLISECOND
MSRENGINE DRAG TORQUE CONTROL
MSRPMANUFACTURERS SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE
MTMANUAL TRANSMISSION / MECHANICAL TRANSMISSION
MVLLIFT AXLE VALVE WITH ELECTRONIC AIR-CUSHIONING SYSTEM
MYMODEL YEAR
NAVNAVIGATION / NAVIGATION SYSTEM
NCAPNEW CAR ASSESSMENT PROGRAM (EURO-NCAP)
NMNEWTON-METER
NOXNITROGEN OXIDES
NRNUMBER
O2OXYGEN
OBDON-BOARD DIAGNOSTICS
ODOODOMETER
ODSAUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE CONTROL
OEORIGINAL EQUIPMENT
OEMORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER
OESORIGINAL EQUIPMENT SERVICE
OHCOVERHEAD CAMSHAFT
OHVOVERHEAD VALVES
OLEDORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE
OPCOPEL PERFORMANCE CENTRE
PAPASCAL / PARKING ASSISTANT
PASPERIPHERAL AIRBAG SENSOR (SIDE AIRBAG)
PASEPASSIVE START AND ENTRY (KEYLESS ACCESS TO CAR AND ENGINE START)
PCUPUMP CONTROL UNIT (DIESEL SYSTEMS)
PDCPARK DISTANCE CONTROL
PPMPARTS-PER-MILLION
PRGPROGRAM
PRSPROGRAMMED RESTRAINT SYSTEM
PSDPUMP CONTROL WITH DIAGNOSIS / PORSCHE LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL
PSIPOUNDS PER SQUARE INCH
PSMPORSCHE STABILITY MODULE (PORSCHE-SPECIFIC DESIGNATION FOR ESP)
QGSQUICK GLOW SYSTEM (DIESEL ENGINES)
QHSQUICK HEAT SYSTEM (DIESEL ENGINES)
RCREMOTE CONTROL
RDKTIRE PRESSURE CHECK SYSTEM
RDSRAIL PRESSURE SENSOR / RADIO DATA SYSTEM
RDUTYRE PRESSURE MONITORING
RFRADIO FREQUENCY, RADIO SIGNAL
RFTRUN-FLAT TYRE
RGSROUTE GUIDANCE SYSTEM
ROMROLL OVER MITIGATION
RHDRIGHT-HAND DRIVE
RPAREAR PARKING ASSIST / FLAT TYRE INDICATOR
RPMREVOLUTIONS PER MINUTE
RSRESTRAINT SYSTEM OR ROTATIONAL SPEED SENSOR
RVRECREATIONAL VEHICLE
RWDREAR WHEEL DRIVE
SSPORT PROGRAM (AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION)
SASSIDE-IMPACT PROTECTION
SAVSPORT ACTIVITY VEHICLES
SBESEAT-OCCUPIED DETECTION
SBSSPEECH-BASED OPERATION SYSTEM
SCCSAFETY CAR CONCEPT
SCLSMART-CHARGED INJECTION
SCSSTABILITY CONTROL SYSTEM
SCUSENSOR AND CONTROL UNIT
SECSECONDS
SIPSSIDE-IMPACT PROTECTION SYSTEM
SISSERVICE INFORMATION SYSTEM
SLRSELECT-LOW CONTROL FOR COMMERCIAL-VEHICLE ABS SYSTEMS
SOHCSINGLE OVERHEAD CAMSHAFT
SRCSOURCE (OF DATA OR AUDIO SIGNALS)
SRSSAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM (AIRBAG AND SEATBELT TENSIONER)
SSAAUTOMATIC START/STOP
SSGSEAT CONTROL UNIT
SSSSTOP/START SYSTEM
STCSTABILITY AND TRACTION CONTROL
SUVSPORT UTILITY VEHICLES
TATRAFFIC ANNOUNCEMENT
TCTRACTION CONTROL (AUX FUNCTION WITH ABS)
TCMTRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE
TCUTRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT
TDITURBO DIESEL INJECTION
TEMPTEMPERATURE
TPMTYRE PRESSURE MONITORING
TSPTRAILER STABILITY PROGRAM
UCLUNDERSTEERING CONTROL LOGIC
UDSACCIDENT DATA MEMORY
ULWULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT
UPAULTRASONIC PARKING ASSISTANT
URSROLLOVER SENSOR
USBUNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS
UUVURBAN UTILITY VEHICLE
UVSROLLBAR AND VARIABLE SUNROOF CONTROL
VAGVOLKSWAGEN AG
VANOSVARIABLE CAMSHAFT TIMING
VDCVEHICLE DISTANCE CONTROL / VEHICLE DYNAMICS CONTROL
VDMVEHICLE DYNAMICS MONITOR
VIMVEHICLE IMMOBILIZER
VINVEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
VSAVEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST
VSOVEHICLE SPEED OUT
VTECVARIABLE (VALVE) TIMING (AND LIFT) ELECTRONIC CONTROL
VVAVARIABLE VALVE ACTUATION
VVCVARIABLE VALVE CONTROL
VVT-IVARIABLE VALVE TIMING WITH INTELLIGENCE
VVTL-IVARIABLE VALVE TIMING AND LIFT WITH INTELLIGENCE
VVLVARIABLE VALVE LIFT
WSAWIPER SYSTEM
WSKCONVERTER CLUTCH USED IN SEMIAUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
XEEXTREME ECONOMY (ECO SETTING IN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS)
XSEXTREME SPORT (SPORT SETTING IN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS)
YRSYAW RATE SENSOR (COMPONENT OF ESP)
ZASOUTH AFRICA
ZEVZERO-EMISSIONS VEHICLE
E&OE.

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