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This may help a few of you, since this has been coming up quite a lot lately.
It is by no means complete, but it is a start.

Here is a list that was posted on the Jeep forum by user "TheStigX"

Here's a list of Chrysler Acronyms
A/C Air Conditioning
AAT Ambient Air Temperature
ABM Antilock Brake Module
ABS Antilock Brake System
ACT Actuator
AHBM Automatic High Beam Module
AMP Amplifier
APM Adjustable Pedal Module
APPS Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor
APS Adjustable Pedals System
ASD Auto Shut Down
AT Automatic Transmission-Rear Wheel Drive
ATC Automatic Temperature Control
ATF Automatic Transmission Fluid
ATX Automatic Transmission-Front Wheel Drive
AZC Automatic Zone Control
BARO Barometric
BCM Body Control Module
BPS Bladder Pressure Sensor
BTS Belt Tension Sensor
BTSI Brake Transmission Shift Interlock
BUX Built-Up Export
CAB Controller Antilock Brake
CAN Controller Area Network
CCD Chrysler Collision Detection
CCN Cabin Compartment Node
CGW Central Gateway
CKP Crank Position Sensor
CKT Circuit
CMP Camshaft Position Sensor
CMTC Compass/Mini-Trip Computer
CPA Connector Positive Assurance
CTM Compass Temperature Module
CVI Clutch Volume Index
DAB Driver Airbag
DC Direct Current
DCHA Diesel Cabin Heater Assist
DDM Driver Door Module
DLC Data Link Connector
DOHC Dual Over Head Cam
DR Door
DRBIII Diagnostic Readout Box, 3rd Generation
DRV Driver
DTC Diagnostic Trouble Code
EATX Electronic Automatic Transaxle
EBL Electric Back Lite (Rear Window Defogger)
ECM Engine Control Module (Diesel)
ECT Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
EGR Exhaust Gas Re-Circulation
EMCC Electronically Modulated Converter
EOM Electronic Overhead Module
ESM Electronic Shift Module
ETC Electronic Throttle Control
ETS Evaporator Temperature Sensor
EVBP Electronic Variable BrakeProportioning
EVIC Electronic Vehicle Information Center
FCM Front Control Module
FCV Flow Control Valve
FDCM Final Drive Control Module
FEMCC Full Electronically Modulated Converter Clutch
GCC Gulf Coast Countries
GEN Generator
GPEC Global Powertrain Engine Controller
HCU Hydraulic Control Unit
HE Hall Effect
HFM Hands Free Module
HSM Heated Seat Module
HVAC Heater Ventilation, Air Conditioning
I/C Integrated Circuit
IAC Idle Air Control Motor
IAT Intake/Inlet Air Temperature Sensor
ICU Integrated Control Unit
IOD Ignition Off Draw
IP Instrument Panel
IPM Integrated Power Module
IR Infrared
IRT Intelligent Recovery Timer
ISS Input Speed Sensor
ITM Intrusion Transceiver Module
JBLK Junction Block
JTEC Jeep & Truck Engine Control Module
KDB2 Keyboard Data Bus, 2nd Generation
KNB Knee Blocker Airbag
KS Knock Sensor
LDP Leak Detection Pump
LDU Lower Drive Unit
LED Light Emitting Diode
LHD Left Hand Drive
LR Low/Reverse Clutch or Pressure Switch
LRSM Light Rain Sensor Module
LT Left
LU Lockup
MAP Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
MDS Multi Displacement System
MIC Mechanical Instrument Cluster
MIL Malfunction Indicator Lamp
MLS Multi Layer Steel
MSMAPM Memory Seat/Mirror/Adjustable Pedals Module
MSMD Memory Seat Module
MT Manual Transmission-Rear Wheel Drive
MTC Manual Temperature Control
MTV Manifold Tuning Valve
MTX Manual Transmission-Front Wheel Drive
MUX Multiplex
NAV Navigation
NGC Next Generation Controller
NVLD Natural Vacuum Leak Detection
O2S Oxygen Sensor
OAT Outside Air Temperature
OBD On Board Diagnostics
OCM Occupant Classification Module
OCS Occupant Classification System
OCSVR Occupant Classification System
Verification Required
OD Overdrive Clutch or Pressure Switch
ODO Odometer
ORC Occupant Restraint Controller
OSS Output Speed Sensor
P/M Pump Motor
PAB Passenger Airbag
PASS Passenger
PCI Programmable Communication
PCM Powertrain Control Module
PCV Positive Crankcase Ventilation
PDC Power Distribution Center
PDM Passenger Door Module
PEMCC Partial Electronically Modulated
Converter Clutch
PEP Peripheral Expansion Port
PLG Power Liftgate
PLGM Power Liftgate Module
PLU Partial Lockup
PSD Power Sliding Door
PSDM Power Sliding Door Module
PSI Pounds Per Square Inch
PTS Parktronics
PWM Pulse Width Modulated
PWR Power
REV Reverse Clutch
RHD Right Hand Drive
RKE Remote Keyless Entry
RT Right
RTV Room Temperature Vulcanizing
RX Receive
S/C Speed Control
SAB Seat Airbag
SBEC Single Board Engine Controller
SBS Seat Belt Switch
SBT Seat Belt Tensioner
SCA Shift Cover Assembly
SCM Steering Control Module
SDAR Satellite Digital Audio Receiver
SKIM Sentry Key Immobilizer Module
SKIS Sentry Key Immobilizer System
SKREEM Sentry Key Remote Entry Module
SKREES Sentry Key Remote Entry System
SLPK Solenoid Pack
SOHC Single Over Head Cam
SOL Solenoid
SRS Supplemental Restraint System
SRV Short Runner Valve
SSV Solenoid Switch Valve
SUNR Sunroof
SW Switch
SWS Seat Weight Sensor
TCC Torque Converter Clutch
TCCM Transfer Case Control Module
TCM Transmission Control Module
TCS Traction Control System
TIP Throttle Inlet Pressure
TIPM Totally Integrated Power Module
TIRM Traffic Information Receiver Module
TP Throttle Position
TPMS Tire Pressure Monitor System
TPS Throttle Position Sensor
TRD Torque Reduction
TRS Transmission Range Sensor
TX Transmit
UD Underdrive Clutch
VES Vehicle Entertainment System
VFD Vacuum Fluorescent Display
VPWM Variable Pulse Width Modulated
VSS Vehicle Speed Sensor/Signal
VTSS Vehicle Theft Security System
WCM Wireless Control Module
WOT Wide Open Throttle
WSS Wheel Speed

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Can one of our Marvelous Moderators pin this as a Forum Sticky, please? :cool:
Done. Marvelous, or what? :lol:

Thanks blknblu for providing this information. So sunroof even has an acronym (SUNR), who would have thought. Must be a MOONR around somewhere. :)

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Is this a mis-application of NVLD?

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I have been using the term CEL 'Check Engine Light' and here I see the term MIL 'Malfunction Indicator Lamp'

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