Automotive words, phrases and abbreviations.
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See Keep Alive Memory.
Kick Down Switch.
A mechanical injection system from Bosch, but with some electronic control.
Keep Alive Memory (KAM)
Part of a microprocessor RAM that holds temporary data for a specified duration. The KAM requires a constant voltage to retain data. It is cleared when the power is turned off.
A locating device that sits in slots on a shaft and pulley or gear wheel. Also known as Woodruff key.
Important, relevant information.
The typewriter-like keys used to input data into a computer. An input device.
A switch of a cable on an automatic transmission signals that the throttle is at least 90% open. Under certain conditions this causes a downshift for improved acceleration.