J1930: Electrical/Electronic Systems Diagnostic Terms, Definitions, Abbreviations and Acronyms-Equivalent to Iso/Tr 15031-2:April 30, 2002 - SAE International
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Electrical/Electronic Systems Diagnostic Terms, Definitions, Abbreviations and Acronyms-Equivalent to Iso/Tr 15031-2:April 30, 2002 J1930_199805

This SAE Recommended Practice is applicable to all light-duty gasoline and diesel passenger vehicles and trucks, and to heavy-duty gasoline vehicles. Specific applications of this document include diagnostic, service and repair manuals, bulletins and updates, training manuals, repair databases, under-hood emission labels, and emission certification applications.

This document focuses on diagnostic terms applicable to electrical/electronic systems, and therefore also contains related mechanical terms, definitions, abbreviations, and acronyms.

Even though the use and appropriate updating of this document is strongly encouraged, nothing in this document should be construed as prohibiting the introduction of a term, abbreviation, or acronym not covered by this document.

Certain terms have already been in common use and are readily understood by manufacturers and technicians, but do not strictly follow the methodology of this document. The J1930 committee may approve these terms that already may be considered industry standards. These terms fall into three categories:
a. Acronyms that do not logically fit the term.
b. Acronyms existing at the component level, i.e., their terms contain the base word or noun that describes the generic item that is being further defined.
c. Acronyms for terms that appear to contain the base word, but are frequently used as a modifier to another base word. (This use may possibly be thought of as following the methodology since the acronym is normally used as a modifier.)

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