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Abbreviation Help..

Could someone on here post as many of the abbreviations and there meaning for new users, it is very hard to understand the lingo..Example FICM ? EGR ? EGT ? STC ? and on and on. If they are already on here whats the link? Thanks in advance Senior Members..
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Could someone on here post as many of the abbreviations and there meaning for new users, it is very hard to understand the lingo..Example FICM ? EGR ? EGT ? STC ? and on and on. If they are already on here whats the link? Thanks in advance Senior Members..
FICM - Fuel Injection Control Module
EGR - Exhaust Gas Recirculation
EGT - Exhaust Gas Temperature
EOT - Engine Oil Temperature
ECT - Engine Coolant Temperature
STC - A snap to connect fitting on the HPOP
IDP - Innovative Diesel Performance
trying to think of any others... hope that helps some
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HPOP is High Pressure Oil Pump
ICP is the Injector Controll Pressure Sensor
IPR is the Injector Pressure Regulator (high pressure oil regulator)
FICM is Fuel injector controll module (6.0)
IDM is Injector driver module (7.3)
PCM is Powertrain controll module
LOF is Lube, Oil, Filter
CMP or CPS (cmp is the dealer term, cps is the forum term for some reason) is Camshaft position sensor
UVCH is under valve cover harness (7.3)
Y pipe is the pipe at the back of the motor, that comes off the exhaust manifolds to feed the turbo
MAP sensor is manifold absolute pressure sensor, how the PCM knows boost levels. It is Boost+atmospheric pressure
MGP is manifold gauge pressure, or true boost (MAP-atmospheric pressure)
EOT sensor is Engine oil temp sensor
EGT is Exhaust gas temp (never a factory sensor)
ECT sensor is Engine coolant temp sensor
H2o pump is water pump
P/S is powersteering
IAT is Intake air temp sensor
IAH is intake air heater
CAC is Charge air cooler. A CAC tube is either tube that runs from the intercooler to the motor
Rad is Radiator
CCV is crancase ventalation
Degas bottle is the coolant bottle on a 7.3 or 6.0 where the radiator cap is on the bottle and not the radiator
APP is acelerater pedal position
ABS is antilock brake system
SRS is suplimental restraint system (air bags)
OD or O/D is overdrive
EGR is exhaust gas recirculation (6.0 and 6.4 only). It consists of a valve, and cooler(s)
WOT is Wide open throttle, or pedal to the metal:burnout


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Thanks for the info.
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I felt like an idiot when it took me ages to figure out that 2003MY meant "model year".

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