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post #1 of 7 Old 10-22-2012, 06:02 AM Thread Starter
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New to PSD power

Morning all. Im new to the PS power. Been a Duramax guy the last 5 or so years but am really liking my PS. Bought a '04 f250 sc4x4 lariat with 140,000 no mods for 9200.00 so it was a no brainer.
Just have one question for now. Is there a glossary of terms so I can figure out what some of the acronyms are?
Thanks for the great site!
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Off a post from another older thread . . .

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. Helps alot!
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