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2016 – MX-5 – General Information

SAE STANDARDS

  • In accordance with new regulations, SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) standard names and abbreviations are now used in this manual. The table below lists the names and abbreviations that have been used in Mazda manuals up to now and their SAE equivalents.

SAE Standard

Remark

SAE Standard

Remark

Abbreviation

Name

Abbreviation

Name

AP

Accelerator Pedal

MIL

Malfunction Indicator Lamp

APP

Accelerator Pedal Position

MAP

Manifold Absolute Pressure

ACL

Air Cleaner

MAF sensor

Mass Air Flow Sensor

A/C

Air Conditioning

MFI

Multiport Fuel Injection

A/F sensor

Air Fuel Ratio Sensor

OBD

On–board Diagnostic System

BARO

Barometric Pressure

OL

Open Loop

B+

Battery Positive Voltage

OC

Oxidation Catalytic Converter

CMP sensor

Camshaft Position Sensor

O2S

Oxygen sensor

CAC

Charge Air Cooler

PNP

Park/Neutral Position

CLS

Closed Loop System

PSP

Power Steering Pressure

CTP

Closed Throttle Position

PCM

Powertrain Control Module

#3

CPP

Clutch Pedal Position

PAIR

Pulsed Secondary Air Injection

Pulsed injection

CIS

Continuous Fuel Injection System

CKP sensor

Crankshaft Position Sensor

AIR

Secondary Air Injection

Injection with air pump

DLC

Data Link Connector

DTM

Diagnostic Test Mode

#1

DTC

Diagnostic Test Code(s)

SAPV

Secondary Air Pulse Valve

DI

Distributor Ignition

SFI

Sequential Multiport Fuel Injection

DLI

Distributorless Ignition

EI

Electronic Ignition

#2

3GR

Third Gear

ECT

Engine Coolant Temperature

TWC

Three Way Catalytic Converter

EM

Engine Modification

TB

Throttle Body

EVAP

Evaporative Emission

TP sensor

Throttle Position Sensor

EGR

Exhaust Gas Recirculation

TCC

Torque Converter Clutch

FC

Fan Control

TCM

Transmission (Transaxle) Control Module

FF

Flexible Fuel

4GR

Fourth Gear

TR

Transmission (Transaxle) Range

GEN

Generator

TC

Turbocharger

GND

Ground

VSS

Vehicle Speed Sensor

HO2S

Heated Oxygen Sensor

With heater

VR

Voltage Regulator

VAF sensor

Volume Air Flow Sensor

IAC

Idle Air Control

WU-TWC

Warm Up Three Way Catalytic Converter

#4

IAT

Intake Air Temperature

KS

Knock Sensor

WOT

Wide Open Throttle

  • #1: Diagnostic trouble codes depend on the diagnostic test mode.

  • #2: Controlled by the PCM

  • #3: Device that controls engine and powertrain

  • #4: Directly connected to exhaust manifold

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