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Old 03-11-2009, 06:30 AM
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Is there a list anywhere? I might be the only one with this problem, but....

I know these:

HUD - Head Up Display
RFT - Run Flat Tyre
PDC - Park Distance Control
TPM/FTM - tyre Pressure Monitor/Flat Tyre Monitor
AUC - Approved Used Car
MOT - Ministry of Transport (Annual UK test)
RFL - Road Fund Licence (Road tax)

But what are:

CPO
CIC
PROGMAN

Any more???

EDIT - Before anyone flames me, TLA - Three Letter Abbreviations, FLA - Four Letter Abbreviations
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Originally Posted by Jambers' post='813541' date='Mar 11 2009, 10:30 AM
Is there a list anywhere? I might be the only one with this problem, but....

I know these:

HUD - Head Up Display
RFT - Run Flat Tyre
PDC - Park Distance Control
TPM/FTM - tyre Pressure Monitor/Flat Tyre Monitor
AUC - Approved Used Car
MOT - Ministry of Transport (Annual UK test)
RFL - Road Fund Licence (Road tax)

But what are:

CPO
CIC
PROGMAN

Any more???

EDIT - Before anyone flames me, TLA - Three Letter Abbreviations, FLA - Four Letter Abbreviations
CPO - Certified Pre-Owned

Not sure what the others mean...
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PROGMAN is the term for the software package the car is running. It is composed of a number of modules that control different aspects of the car. As the programming has been adjusted to fix errors or improve things, new versions are released. They are numbered similar to other computer industry offerings with 26.3 only being a minor change from 23.1 but 24.0 or 25.0 is some major change over 23.0...
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CIC: Car Infotainment Computer

Another important one: SA= Service Advisor!
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my newb question, what is LCI, i see it all over the board, and i understand that it pertains to >08 model year.
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Originally Posted by Krozi' post='813555' date='Mar 11 2009, 09:37 AM
CPO - Certified Pre-Owned

Not sure what the others mean...
ekg - echocardiogram

eeg--electroencephalogram

egg--egg
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Originally Posted by mottati' post='813700' date='Mar 11 2009, 10:17 AM
my newb question, what is LCI, i see it all over the board, and i understand that it pertains to >08 model year.
Life Cycle Impulse...

refers to changes made to models 2008+

http://www.e60.net/information/2008_...ed_Changes.pdf
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Originally Posted by GENEaTALS' post='813707' date='Mar 11 2009, 10:20 AM
Life Cycle Impulse...

refers to changes made to models 2008+

http://www.e60.net/information/2008_...ed_Changes.pdf

thanks for the link,
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Originally Posted by CWS530' post='813697' date='Mar 11 2009, 09:15 AM
CIC: Car Infotainment Computer

Another important one: SA= Service Advisor!
I've always associated SA with "Smart Ass", maybe it's JUST me??
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Originally Posted by mottati' post='813700' date='Mar 11 2009, 01:17 PM
my newb question, what is LCI, i see it all over the board, and i understand that it pertains to >08 model year.
...if i had a nickel...
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