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Old 01-12-2010, 06:48 PM
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Post Commonly Used Chrysler Acronyms

I've started a list of Chryslers commonly used acronyms (by no means is this anywhere near all of them). Generally these cover just the trucks because I could add a LOT more if I were to include other Chrysler models. It will be an ongoing work but here's what I have for now. If I've made any typos, I'll correct them as I find them.

ABM - Antilock Brake Module
ABS - Antilock Brake System
ASD - Automatic Shut Down
ATC - Automatic Temperature Control
B1S1 - Bank 1 Sensor 1 (left side upstream O2 sensor)
B1S2 - Bank 1 Sensor 2 (left side downstream O2 sensor)
B2S1 - Bank 2 Sensor 1 (right side upstream O2 Sensor)
B2S2 - Bank 2 Sensor 2 (right side downstream O2 sensor)
BAS - Brake Assist System
BCM - Body Control Module
BDC - Bottom Dead Center
BTSI - Brake Transmission Shift Interlock
CAN - Controller Area Network
CCD - Chrysler Collision Detection (nothing to do with crashing)
CCN - Cabin Compartment Node (Instrument cluster)
CGW - Central Gateway Module
CHMSL - Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (3rd brake light)
CKP - Crankshaft Position Sensor
CMP - Camshaft Position Sensor
COP - Coil On Plug
CV - Constant Velocity
DDM - Drivers Door Module
DIS - Direct Ignition System
DLC - Data Link Connector
DMM - Digital MultiMeter
DRB III - Diagnostic Readout Box 3rd Gen
DTC - Diagnostic Trouble Code
DVOM - Digital Volt Ohm Meter
ECM - Electronic Contro Module (a somewhat generic term)
ECT - Engine Coolant Temperature
ECU - Electronic Control Unit (another generic term)
EGR - Exhaust Gas Recirculation
EMI - Electromagnetic Interference
EOM - Electronic Overhead Module
ESP - Electronic Stability Program
ETC - Electronic Throttle Control (drive by wire)
EVIC - Electronic Vehicle Information Center
FCM - Front Control Module (sometimes used in conjunction with CGW)
FDCM - Final Drive Control Module
FOB - Finger Operated Button
FOBIK - Finger Operated Button Integrated Key
HFM - Hands Free Module
HID - High Intensity Discharge
HSM - Heated Seat Module
HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning
IAC - Idle Air Control
IAT - Intake Air Teperature
IHS - Interior High Speed (used in conjunction with CAN as in CAN-IHS)
IOD - Ignition Off Draw
IP - Instrument Panel
IPM - Integrated Power Module
LDP - Leak Detection Pump
LED - Light Emitting Diode
LIN - Local Interconnect Network (another data bus system)
MAP - Manifold Absolute Pressure
MDS - Multiple Displacement System
MFS - Multi Function Switch
MIC - Mechanical Instrument Cluster
MIL - Malfunction Indicator Lamp
MSM - Memory Seat Module
MTC - Manual temperature Control
MUX - Multiplex
NGC - Next Generation Controller
NVH - Noise Vibration Harshness
NVLD - Natural Vacuum Leak Detection
OCM - Occupant Classification Module (part of the airbag system)
OCV - Oil Control Valve (part of the VCT system)
ORC - Occupant Restraint Controller (part of the airbag system)
PCI - Programmable Communication Interface
PCV - Positive Crankcase Ventilation
PCM - Powertrain Control Module
PDM - Power Distribution Module or Passenger Door Module
PEM - Passive Entry Module
PWM - Pulse Width Modulated
RF - Radio Frequency
RKE - Remote Keyless Entry
RTV - Room Temperature Vulcanizing
SAE - Society of Automotive Engineers
SCI - Serial Communication Interface
SCM - Steering Column Module
SKIM - Senrty Key Immobilizer Module
SKIS - Sentry Key Immobilizer System
SKREEM - Sentry Key Remote Electronic Entry Module
TBI - Throttle Body Injection
TCM - Transmission Control Module
TCCM - Transfer Case Control Module
TDC - Top Dead Center
TIPM - Totally Integrated Power Module (sometimes used in conjunction with CGW)
TPM - Tire Pressure Monitor
TPMS - Tire Pressure Monitoring System
VCT - Variable Cam Timing (or VVT)
VES - Vehicle Entertainment System
VIN - Vehicle Identification Number
VVT - Variable Valve Timing (or VCT)
WCM - Wireless Control Module
WIN - Wireless Ignition Node
WOT - Wide Open Throttle
YIPM - Yazaki Integrated Power Module

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Lots of modules! Thanks for posting!
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HOLY Crap, & all i asked was for the Acronyms that you all use in here, heheh
thanks Remerson!!!
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Good list there Remerson, thanks for taking the time to post that!

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