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    Post INFO-> BMW Abbreviations and German Translations

    I have amended one that BMW missed out.

    A - Processed Vehicle Speed Signal
    AB - Airbag
    ABS - Anti-Lock Braking System (Antiblockiersystem)
    ACC - Active Cruise
    A/D - Analog to Digital
    ADS - Engine Intake Air Control
    ADV - Windshield Wiper Pressure Control
    AFS - Active Front Steering
    AGS - Adaptive Transmission Control
    AHPS - Advanced Head Protection System
    AIC - Automatic Interval Control (Automatic Intervall Control/Regensensor)
    AITS - Advanced Inflatable Tubular Structure see AHPS
    AKS - Active Head Restraint System (Aktive Kopfstutze)
    ARS - Active Roll Stabilization (Aktive Rollstabilisierung)
    ASC - All Season Control
    ASC+T - ASC + Traction
    ASE - Advanced Safety Electronics
    ASK - Audio System Controller (Audio-System-Kontroller)
    AST - Slip Control (Marketing)
    AUC - Automatic Air Recirculation
    AWL - Airbag Warning Lamp

    B - Benzine (used in engine codes)
    BC - Board Computer
    BLS - Brake Light Switch (Bremslichtschalter)
    BMBT - Board Monitor
    BMW - Bavarian Motor Works (Bob Marley&d Wailers) (Bayerische Motoren Werke)
    BST - Battery Safety Terminal
    BZM - Center Console Control Center (Bedienzentrum Mittelkonsole)

    CAN - Controller Area Network
    CBC - Corner Braking Control
    CCM - Check Control Module
    CIP - Coding Individualization and Programming
    CVM - Convertible Top Module

    D-Bus - Diagnosis Bus (TXD)
    DDE - Digital Diesel Electronics
    DIN - German Industrial Stadards (like our SAE)
    DIS - Diagnosis and Information System
    DISA - Differnential Intake Air Control (Differenzierte Sauganlage)
    DK - Throttle Housing
    DKI - Throttle Position
    DME - Digital Motor Electronics
    DM-TL Diagnostic Module Tank Leakage
    DSC - Dynamic Stablity Control (Dynamische Stabilitats Control)
    DSP - Digital Sound Processing
    DTC - Diagnostic Trouble Code or Dynamic Traction Control
    DWA - Theft Deterrent System
    DWS - Tire Pressure Warning System

    E-KAT - Electrically Heated Catalytic Converter
    EBV - Electronic Brake Force Distribution (Elektronische Bremskraftverteilung)
    ECO - Electronically Controlled Orifice
    ECM - Engine Control Module (per SAE)
    EDC - Electronic Damper Control (Elektronische Dampfer Steuerung)
    EDK - Electronic Throttle Valve
    EGS - Electronic Transmission Control
    EH - Electronic Hydraulic
    EHC - Electronic Height Control (Elektronische Hohenstands Control)
    EKP - Electric Fuel Pump (Elektrische Kraftstoffpumpe)
    EKM - Electronic Body Module
    ELV - Electronic Steering Lock
    EML - Electronic Motor Load Regulation (Electronische Motorleistungsregulierung)
    EO - Component Location
    EWS - Electronic Driveaway Protection (Elektronische Wegfahsperre)

    FA - Vehicle Order (Fahrzeug-Auftrag)
    FB - Functional Description (Funktionsbestatigung)
    FBZV - Radio Frequency Locking System
    FIRST - Fully Integrated Road Safety Technology

    GAL - Speed Dependant Volume
    GPS - Global Positioning System
    GM - General Module (Grundmodul)
    GMR - Yaw Moment Module
    GRAV - Gewichtsreduzierter Aluminiumvorderbau (E60 Aluminum process)
    GRII - Cruise Control

    HDC - Hill Descent Control
    HFM - Hot Film Air Mass Meter (Heibfilm-Luftmassenmesser)
    HLM - Hot Wire Air Mass Meter (Hitzdraht-Luftmassenmesser)
    HPS - Head Protection System
    HUD - Heads Up Display

    IB - Interior Lighting Control Signal
    I-bus - Information Bus
    IBS - Intelligent Battery Sensor
    IHKA - Automatic Heating and A/C
    IHKR - Regulated Heating and A/C
    IHKS - Standard Heating and A/C
    IKE - Instrument Cluster Electronics (Instrumentenkombination-Elektonik)
    ISIS - Intelligent Safety Information System (Intelligentes Sicherheits-und Informations-System)
    ISN - Individual Serial Number or Individual Control Unit Number
    ITS - Inflatable Tubular Structure

    KAT - Catalytic Converter
    KATON - Converter Heating Signal
    K-Bus - Body Bus
    KBM - Body Basic Module (Karosserie-Basis-Modul)
    KL - Terminal Designation (like KL15 is ignition positon on the key)
    KO - Compressor "ON" Signal
    Kombi- Cluster in German
    KOREL - Compressor Relay Signal
    KW - Crankshaft

    LCM - Lamp Check Module (Lamp Kontrol Modul)
    LDP - Leak Diagnosis Pump
    LED - Light Emitting Diode
    LEV - Low Emissions Vehicle
    LIN - Local Interconnect Network
    LKM - Lamp Control Module
    LL - Idle or Closed Throttle Position (Leerlauf)
    LRA - Vertical Headlight Aiming
    LRE - Steering Wheel Electronics
    LSE - Steering Column Electronics
    LSM - Steering Column Memory
    LSZ - Light Switching Center (Lightschaltzentrum)
    LVA - Air Supply System
    LWR - Vertical Headlight Aiming
    LWS5 - Steering Angle Sensor

    M-ASK - Multi-Audio System Controller (Multi-Audio-System-Kontroller)
    MBC - Maximum Brake Control
    MDK - Motorized Throttle Valve (Motorische Drosselklappe)
    MFL - Multi-function Steering Wheel
    MID - Multi Information Display
    MoDiC - Mobile Diagnostic Computer
    MOST - Media Oriented System Transport
    MRS - Multiple Restraint System (Mehrfach-Ruckhaltesystem)
    MRSA - Side Impact Sensor
    MSR - Deceleration Slip Regulation or Engine Drag Torque Reduction (Motorschleppmomentregelung)

    NVRAM - Non-Volatile Random Access Memory

    OBC - On Board Computer
    OBD - On Board Diagnostics
    OC-3 - Occupant Classifier-3
    OPPS - Optic Testing and Programming Systems (Optisches Pruf-und Programmiersystem)
    OPS - Optic Programming System
    ORVR - On Board Refueling and Vapor Recovery

    PB - Pin Assignments
    P-Bus - Periphery Bus
    PDC - Park Distance Control
    PTC - Positive Temperature Coefficient
    PuMA - (Problem-und Mebnahmenmanagement Aftersales)
    PWG - Pedal Position Sensor (Pedalwertgeber)
    PWM - Pulse Width Modulation (Pulseweitenmodulation)

    RAM - Random Access Memory
    RDC - Tire Pressure Control (Reifen Druck Control)
    RDW - Tire Pressure Warning System (Reifendruckwarnung)
    RLS - Rain and Light Sensor
    RM - Relay Module
    RPS - Rollover Protection System
    RXD - Wake-up Diagnosis Line
    RZV - Direct Stationary Ignition (Rehende Zundspannungsverteilung)

    SAC - Self Adjusting Clutch (Selbstnachstellende Kupplung)
    SAE - Society of Automotive Engineers
    SASL - Satellite A-Pillar, Left (Satellit A-Saule Links)
    SASR - Satellite A-Pillar, Right (Satellie A-Saule Rechts)
    SB - Fuse Assignments
    SBE - Passenger Seat Occupancy Detection System (Sitzbelegungserkennung)
    SBK - see BST (Safety Batterie Klemme)
    SBSL - B-Pillar Satellite, Left (Satellit B-Saule Links)
    SBSR - B-Pillar Satellite, Right (Satellit B-Saule Recht)
    SCA - Soft Close Actuator
    S/E - Send and Receive
    SFZ - Center Vehicle Satellite (Satellit Fahrzueg Zentrum)
    SG - Control Unit (Steuergerat)
    SGM - Safety and Gateway Module (Safety Gateway Modul)
    SGS - Seat Integrated Belt System (Sitzintegriertes Gurtsystem)
    SHD - Sunroof Module
    SIA - Service Interval Indicator (Service-Intervall-Anzeige)
    SIM - Safety and Information Module (sicherheits-Informationsmodul)
    SLP - Secondary Air Pump (Sekundar-Luft-Pumpe)
    SMBF - Seat Module, Passenger (Sitzmodul Beifahrer)
    SMFA - Seat Module, Driver (Sitzmodul Fahrer)
    SMG - Sequential Manual Gearbox (Sequenzielles M Getriebe or Sequenzielles Manualles Schalt-Getriebe)
    SP - Schematic
    SRS - Supplemental Restraint System
    SSBF - Seat Satellite, Passenger (Satellit Beifahrersitz)
    SSFA - Seat Satellite, Driver (Satellite Fahrersitz)
    SSH - Seat Satellite, Rear
    ST - Connector Views
    STVL - Door Satellite, Front Left (Satellit Tur Vorne Links)
    STVR - Door Satellite, Front Right (Satellite Tur Vorne Recht)
    SULEV - Super Ultra-Low Emissions Vehicle
    SZL - Steering Column Switch Center (Schaltzentrum Lenksaule)
    SZM - Switching Center Console (Schaltzentrum Mittelkonsole)

    TCU - Telematics Control Unit
    TD - Engine Speed Signal
    ti - Injector "ON" time
    TL - Part Throttle
    TLEV - Transitional Low Emission Vehicle
    TMBF - Door Satellite, Passenger Door (Tur Modul Beifahrer)
    TMFA - Door Satellite, Driver (Tur Modul Fahrer)
    TRS - Battery Isolation Switch
    TSH - Door Lock Heating System
    TU - Technical Update (like with engine codes)
    TXD - Transmitting Diagnosis Line

    URSS - see RPS (Uberroll Shultz System)

    VANOS - Variable Camshaft Control (Variable Nocken-Steuerung or Variable Nockenwellen-Steuerung)
    VL - Full Load - Wide Open Throttle (WOT)
    VVT - Variable Valve Timing (Variable Ventiltrieb)

    WK - Converter Lock-up Clutch

    ZAE - Central Activation Electronics (Zentrale Auslose Elektronik)
    ZCS - Central Coding Key
    ZGM - Central Gateway Module (Zentral Gateway Modul)
    ZKE - Central Body Electronics (Zentrale Karosserieelektronik)
    ZV - Central Locking System
    ZVM - Central Locking Module
    ZWD - Idle Control Valve (Zweiwicklungs Leerlauf-Drehsteller)
    Last edited by IcemanBHE; 04-04-2010 at 04:31 AM.


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