Automotive Accessories Connection Car, Truck, Van, Suv and Auto Accessories.

Automotive Acronyms O

Acronym Definition Notes / What Is / Who Is
O2 / O2S oxygen sensor Compares and senses the amount of oxygen inside the exhaust manifold / pipe and outside the engine.
OAC Overseas Automotive Council Established in 1923, their mission is to promote the sale of automotive products and services exported from North America.
OBD onboard diagnostics - first generation Computer based early warning system. Implemented by General Motors in 1980 to monitor the ECM and display DTC
OBD II onboard diagnostics - second generation Computer based early warning system. In 1996, OBD-II was made mandatory for all cars sold in the United States due to the EPA clean air act.
OC oxidation catalyst Oxidation Catalytic Converter
OD outside diameter Used to measure a pipe or roll.
OE original equipment See OEM
OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer OEM parts are replacement parts that are made by the manufacturer of the original vehicle.
OESA Original Equipment Suppliers Association Formed in August 1998, OESA is a network and advocate for original equipment automotive suppliers in North America.
OHC overhead cam Camshaft that is above the valves / pistons.
OL open loop A disconnect in the system.
ORBA Off-Road Business Association National non-profit trade association of motorized off-road related businesses formed to promote and preserve off-road recreation.

Return To Index Page

Note: An Acronym is a abbreviation that is formed using the individual letter components in a phrase, name, organization or thing. Listings on this page are used throughout the automotive industry.

more info arrow Car Care / Maintenance more info arrow Cargo Management more info arrow 12 Volt Auto Electrical more info arrow Safety & Security
more info arrow Gas & Diesel Performance more info arrow Interior Auto Accessories more info arrow Automotive Lighting more info arrow Mirrors
more info arrow Exterior Accessories more info arrow Air Suspension & Chassis more info arrow Towing Accessories more info arrow Truck Bed Tonneau Covers

Lower Auto Accessories Bar

Home | Maintenance Tips | Auto / Truck Links | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

Automotive Accessories Connection.
Your car, truck, van, crossover, suv and auto accessories dealer on the web since 1996.

Anything on our web site is quoted in US government dollars. Currency Converter.
Quantity discounts available.

Visa, Master Card, AMEX and Discover Cards Accepted Sema Automotive Member

Copyright: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000,
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013