Acronyms and Abbreviations

July 4, 2012 Honda HDS User Manual

Acronyms and Abbreviations

Acronym/Abbreviation Name/Term/Phrase
+B Battery positive power source
°C degrees Celsius
°F degrees Fahrenheit
2WD two-wheel drive
A Ampere(s)
A/C air conditioning
A/C-CLK Air conditioner-clock
A/C-SI Air conditioner serial in
A/C-SO Air conditioner serial out
A/F air/fuel ratio
A/T automatic transmission
ABS anti-lock brake system
AC alternating current
ACC A/C CLUTCH RELAY
ACC Accessory
ACCEL accelerator
AC-CK A/C Clock signal
ACG alternating current generator
ACL air cleaner
AC-SI A/C Signal input
AC-SO A/C Signal output
AFS- AIR FUEL RATIO (A/F) SENSOR, SENSOR 1 – SIDE
AFS+ AIR FUEL RATIO (A/F) SENSOR, SENSOR 1 + SIDE
AFSHTC AIR FUEL RATIO (A/F) SENSOR HEATER CONTROL
AFSHTCB1 AIR FUEL RATIO (A/F) SENSOR HEATER CONTROL BANK 1
AFSHTCB2 AIR FUEL RATIO (A/F) SENSOR HEATER CONTROL BANK 2
AFSHTCR AIR FUEL RATIO (A/F) SENSOR HEATER CONTROL RELAY
ALOA Associated Locksmiths of America
ALT alternator
ALTC ALTERNATOR CONTROL
ALTF ALTERNATOR FR SIGNAL
ALTL ALTERNATOR L SIGNAL
AP accelerator pedal
approx approximately
APSA ACCELERATOR PEDAL POSITION (APP) SENSOR A
APSB ACCELERATOR PEDAL POSITION (APP) SENSOR B
assy assembly
ATCCFWD TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH CRUISE CONTROL FWD SIGNAL
ATF automatic transmission fluid
ATFT ATF TEMPERATURE SENSOR
ATP1 TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH 1ST POSITION
ATP2 TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH 2ND POSITION
ATP2/1 TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH 2ND/1ST POSITION
ATPD TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH D POSITION
ATPD3 TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH D3 POSITION
ATPD5 TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH D5 POSITION
ATPFWD TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH D/2 POSITION
ATPFWD TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH D3/D POSITION
ATPFWD TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH D3/D/2 POSTION
ATPN TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH NEUTRAL POSITION
ATPP TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH PARK POSITION
ATPR TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH R POSITION
ATPRVS TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH R POSITION
B SIG Blue signal
B+ battery positive voltage
BACK LT Back-up light or reverse signal
BARO barometric pressure sensor
BDC bottom dead center
BKSW BRAKE PEDAL POSITION SWITCH
BKSWNC BRAKE PEDAL POSITION SWITCH
BLK black
BLU blue
BPP brake pedal position
BRN brown
BTDC before top dead center
C SIG Composite signal
CAMERA ADPT Adaptive camera
CAMERA GND Camera ground
CAMERA SH Shield camera
CAMERA VCC VCC supply
CAN H CAN communication signal high
CAN L CAN communication signal low
CARB carburetor 
CAT catalytic converter
CCS CRUISE CONTROL SIGNAL
CKF crankshaft speed fluctuation
CKP crankshaft position sensor
CKP CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR
CKPA CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR A
CKPB CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR B
CKPOUT CKP SIGNAL OUTPUT
CLV calculated load value
CMP camshaft position
CMP CAMSHAFT POSITION (CMP) SENSOR
CMPA CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR A
CMPB CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR B
CMPOUT CMP SIGNAL OUTPUT
CNG compressed natural gas
CO carbon monoxide
CO2 carbon dioxide
CPC clutch pressure control
CPP clutch pedal position
CRMTCLS CLUTCH PEDAL POSITION SWITCH
CSS VTEC SOLENOID VALVE
CSSAM VTEC SOLENOID VALVE
CVT continuously variable transmission
CYL cylinder
CYP cylinder position sensor
D drive position
D3 drive position 3
D3SW D3 SWITCH
D4 drive position 4
D5 drive position 5
DBWRLY THROTTLE ACTUATOR CONTROL MODULE (DBW) RELAY
DC direct current
DI distributor ignition
DIAG N Diagnostic negative
DIAG P Diagnostic positive
DISP BUS (-) Display bus negative
DISP BUS (+) Display bus positive
DISP OPEN Display open
DLC data link connector
DOHC double (or dual) overhead camshafts
DPI dual point injection
DTC diagnostic trouble code
EACV electronic air control valve
ECM electronic control module
ECT engine coolant temperature
ECT ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR SIGNAL
ECT1 ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR 1 SIGNAL
ECT2 ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE  SENSOR 2 SIGNAL
ECU electronic control unit
EGR exhaust gas recirculation
EGR EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE
EGRP EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE POSITION SENSOR
ELD ELECTRICAL LOAD DETECTOR
EM engine modification
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
ETCSM- THROTTLE ACTUATOR – SIDE
ETCSM+ THROTTLE ACTUATOR + SIDE
ETCSRLY ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM  CONTROL RELAY
EVAP evaporative emission purge valve
FANC RADIATOR FAN CONTROL
FANH RADIATOR FAN RELAY, FAN CONTROL RELAY HIGH
FANL RADIATOR FAN RELAY LOW
FIA fuel injection air
FP fuel pump
FPC FUEL PUMP CONTROL
FPCD FUEL PUMP CONTROL MODULE DIAGNOSIS
FTP fuel tank pressure
FTP FUEL TANK PRESSURE SENSOR SIGNAL
g gram
G SIG Green signal
GAL gallon
GND ground
GND GPS Ground global positioning system
GND MIC Ground microphone
GND RG Ground route guidance
GND SIG Ground signal
GPS Global positioning system
GRN green
GRY gray
HDS Honda Diagnostic System
HFL COMM1 HFL communication 1
HFL COMM2 HFL communication 2
HFL COMM3 HFL communication 3
HFL COMM4 HFL communication 4
Hg mercury
HiAlt high altitude
HO2S-S1 heated oxygen sensor, sensor 1
HO2S-S2 heated oxygen sensor, sensor 2
IAB intake air bypass
IAC intake air control 
IACV intake air control valve
IACV IDLE AIR CONTROL  VALVE
IAR intake air resonator
IAT intake air temperature
IAT INTAKE AIR TEMPERATURE SENSOR SIGNAL
ICM ignition control module
IG1 IGNITION SIGNAL
IG1ETCS IGNITION SIGNAL ETCS
IGN ignition
IGP POWER SOURCE
IGP1 POWER SOURCE 1
IGP2 POWER SOURCE 2
IGPLS1 No. 1 IGNITION COIL PULSE
IGPLS2 No. 2 IGNITION COIL PULSE
IGPLS3 No. 3 IGNITION COIL PULSE
IGPLS4 No. 4 IGNITION COIL PULSE
IGPLS5 No. 5 IGNITION COIL PULSE
IGPLS6 No. 6 IGNITION COIL PULSE
ILL (-) Illumination negative
ILL (+) Illumination positive
IMO FPR IMMOBILIZER FUEL PUMP RELAY
IMOCD IMMOBILIZER CODE
IMOFPR IMMOBILIZER FUEL PUMP RELAY
IMRC intake manifold runner control
IMT- INTAKE MANIFOLD TUNING (INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL) ACTUATOR -SIDE
IMT+ INTAKE MANIFOLD TUNING (INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL) ACTUATOR +SIDE
IMTM INTAKE MANIFOLD TUNING (INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL) ACTUATOR MONITOR
IN intake
INJ injection
INJ1 No. 1 INJECTOR
INJ2 No. 2 INJECTOR
INJ3 No. 3 INJECTOR
INJ4 No. 4 INJECTOR
INJ5 No. 5 INJECTOR
INJ6 No. 6 INJECTOR
Int intake
IPB1 IP CELL+ BANK 1
IPB2 IP CELL+ BANK 2
i-VTEC intelligent variable timing and electronic control
JOG Jog
KA model code, U.S. 49-or 50-state
KL model code, U.S. California type
K-LINE Communication line
km kilometers
km/h kilometers per hour
kPa kilopascals
KS knock sensor
kW kilowatts
L liter
L4
LAF linear air fuel
LC TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH SOLENOID VALVE
LCD BL- LCD backlight –
LCD BL+ LCD backlight +
LED light-emitting diode
LEV low-emissions vehicle
LF LF GND LF low frequency ground
LF LF PWR. LF low frequency power
LF LF SIG. LF low frequency signal
LG1 LOGIC GROUND 1
LG2 LOGIC GROUND 2
LG3 LOGIC GROUND 3
LR LF GND LR low frequency ground
LR LF PWR. LR low frequency power
LR LF SIG. LR low frequency signal
LSA A/T CLUTCH PRESSURE CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE A
LSB A/T CLUTCH PRESSURE CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE B
LSC A/T CLUTCH PRESSURE CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE C
LT BLU light blue
LT GRN light green
M/T manual transmission
MAF mass air flow
MAP MANIFOLD ABSOLUTE PRESSURE SENSOR SIGNAL
MAP manifold absolute pressure
Max or max maximum
MCS ENGINE MOUNT CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE
METINH METER DISPLAY INHIBIT SIGNAL
MIC SIG (+) Microphone signal positive
MIL malfunction indicator light
mm millimeter
mph miles per hour
MPI multi-port injection
MRLY PGM-FI MAIN RELAY or RELAY 1
MTBE methyl tertiary butyl ether
MTF manual transmission fluid
N newtons
NASTF National Automotive Service Task Force
N.m newton meters
NC OUTPUT SHAFT (COUNTERSHAFT) SPEED SENSOR
NEP ENGINE SPEED PULSE
NGV natural gas vehicle
NM INPUT SHAFT (MAINSHAFT) SPEED SENSOR
NOx oxides of nitrogen
NVH Noise, Vibration and Harshness
O2 oxygen
O2S oxygen sensor
OBD on-board diagnostic
OP2SW 2ND CLUTCH TRANSMISSION FLUID PRESSURE SWITCH
OP3SW 3RD CLUTCH TRANSMISSION FLUID PRESSURE SWITCH
OP4SW 4TH CLUTCH TRANSMISSION FLUID PRESSURE SWITCH
ORN orange
ORVR on-board refueling vapor recovery system
P/N part number
P/S power steering
PA atmospheric pressure
PAIR pulsed secondary air injection
PCM powertrain control module
PCS EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CANISTER PURGE VALVE
PCV positive crankcase ventilation
PDSW A/C PRESSURE SWITCH
PG1 POWER GROUND 1
PG2 POWER GROUND 2
PGM Tester programmed tester
PGMETCS POWER GROUND ETCS
PGM-FI programmed fuel injection
PNK pink
PNP park/neutral position
POILCS ENGINE OIL PRESSURE SENSOR
PON pump octane number
PPIN PARK PIN SWITCH
PSP power steering pressure switch
PSPSW POWER STEERING PRESSURE SWITCH SIGNAL
PUR purple
P-ZEV partial-credit, zero emission vehicle
qt quart
R SIG Red signal
RADTW RADIATOR FAN CONTROL
RF LF GND RF low frequency ground
RF LF PWR. RF low frequency power
RF LF SIG. RF low frequency signal
RFC RADIATOR FAN CONTROL UNIT
RFCRLY RADIATOR FAN RELAY
RG L (+) Route guidance voice left positive
RON research octane number
rpm revolutions per minute
RR LF GND RR low frequency ground
RR LF PWR. RR low frequency power
RR LF SIG. RR low frequency signal
RVS REVERSE LOCK SOLENOID VALVE
SCS service check signal
SCTY (-) Security negative
SCTY (+) Security positive
SDN DOWN SHIFT SWITCH
SDRM Secure Data Release Model
SEDF THROTTLE ACTUATOR CONTROL SERIAL SIGNAL
SEFD THROTTLE ACTUATOR CONTROL SERIAL SIGNAL
SG1 SENSOR GROUND 1
SG2 SENSOR GROUND 2
SG3 SENSOR GROUND 3
SG4 SENSOR GROUND 4
SG5 SENSOR GROUND 5
SG6 SENSOR GROUND 6
SG7 SENSOR GROUND 7
SH DISP BUS Shield display bus
SH GPS Shield global positioning system
SH HFL Shield HFL
SH JOG Shield jog
SH MIC Shield microphone
SH RG Shield route guidance
SH SIG Shield signal
SHA SHIFT SOLENOID VALVE A
SHB SHIFT SOLENOID VALVE B
SHC SHIFT SOLENOID VALVE C
SHD SHIFT SOLENOID VALVE D
SHE SHIFT SOLENOID VALVE E
SHO2S SECONDARY HEATED OXYGEN SENSOR 2
SHO2SB1 SECONDARY HEATED OXYGEN SENSOR, BANK 1, SENSOR 2
SHO2SB2 SECONDARY HEATED OXYGEN SENSOR, BANK 2, SENSOR 2
SLS SHIFT LOCK SOLENOID
SMODE SEQUENTIAL SPORT SHIFT MODE
SO2SHTC SECONDARY HEATED OXYGEN SENSOR  HEATER CONTROL
SO2SHTCB1 SECONDARY HEATED OXYGEN SENSOR HEATER CONTROL, BANK 1
SO2SHTCB2 SECONDARY HEATED OXYGEN SENSOR  HEATER CONTROL, BANK 2
SOHC single overhead camshaft
SOL solenoid
STD standard
STRG SW Steering switches
STRLD Steering load
STRLY STARTER CUT RELAY
STS STARTER SWITCH SIGNAL
SULEV super ultra low emission vehicle
SUP UP SHIFT SWITCH
SUPP Supplement
TA intake air temperature
TB throttle body
TCC torque converter clutch
TCM transmission control module
TCS traction control system
TDC top dead center
TEMP temperature
TP throttle position
TPS throttle position sensor
TPS THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR SIGNAL
TPSA THROTTLE POSITION  SENSOR A
TPSB THROTTLE POSITION  SENSOR B
TR transmission range
TW coolant temperature
TWC three-way catalytic converter
ULEV ultra low emission vehicle
V volt or volts
V6
VBSOL POWER SOURCE FOR SOLENOID VALVES
VBSOL2 POWER SOURCE FOR SOLENOID VALVES
VCC1 SENSOR VOLTAGE 1
VCC2 SENSOR VOLTAGE 2
VCC3 SENSOR VOLTAGE 3
VCC4 SENSOR VOLTAGE 4
VCC5 SENSOR VOLTAGE 5
VCC6 SENSOR VOLTAGE 6
VCC7 SENSOR VOLTAGE 7
VCENTB1 VIRTUAL GROUND BANK 1
VCENTB2 VIRTUAL GROUND BANK 2
VG- MASS AIR FLOW (MAF) SENSOR – SIDE
VG+ MASS AIR FLOW (MAF) SENSOR + SIDE
VIDEO Video camera
VIDEO GND Ground camera
VIN vehicle identification number
VLBL B1 LABEL RESISTER BANK 1
VLBLB1 LABEL RESISTER BANK 1
VLBLB2 LABEL RESISTER BANK 2
VSA vehicle stability assist
VSB1 VS CELL+ BANK 1
VSB2 VS CELL+ BANK 2
VSP Vehicle speed pulse
VSS vehicle speed sensor
VSSOUT VEHICLE SPEED SIGNAL OUTPUT
VSV vacuum switch valve
VSV EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CANISTER VENT SHUT VALVE
VTC VTC OIL CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE
VTEC variable timing and electronic control
VTEC-E variable valve timing and lift electronic control system – economy
VTM-4 variable torque management 4WD system
VTPSW VTEC OIL PRESSURE SWITCH
VTS VTEC SOLENOID VALVE
W watts
WEN WRITE ENABLE SIGNAL
WHT white
WOT wide open throttle
WU-TWC warm-up three-way catalytic converter
YEL yellow

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