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How do I fix code P0505?
What repairs can fix the P0505 code?
- Replacing the IAC valve and cleaning the throttle body and passages.
- Removing carbon from throttle body and IAC passages and clean IAC.
- Repairing a vacuum leak in the engine intake manifold vacuum system or gaskets.
What does idle control system malfunction mean?
The code P0505 – Idle Control System Malfunction means that the engine computer cannot regulate the idle speed. The symptoms present with the code P0505 may include difficulty starting, hesitation, stalling, fluctuating idle, as well as too high or too low idle speed.
What does idle control system mean?
The idle speed control mode is used to prevent engine stall during idle. The goal is to allow the engine to idle at as low an RPM as possible yet keep the engine from running rough and stalling when power-consuming accessories, such as air-conditioning compressors and alternators, turn on.
Can I drive with a P0505 code?
Trouble code P0505 should be diagnosed and repaired as soon as possible. Not recommended, however, you may drive your vehicle while trouble code P0505 is present unless the engine stall or stumbling is is severe enough to hinder proper vehicle operation. Erratic or lack of idle control may be noticed.
How do I fix code P0507?
What repairs can fix the P0507 code?
- Replacing or cleaning the idle air valve.
- Repairing the intake air leak.
- Repairing the charging system.
- Cleaning the throttle body.
- Replacing the power steering pressure switch.
How much does it cost to fix a idle control valve?
The replacement cost of an idle control valve is anywhere from $120 to $500. The cost of the parts alone will be between $70 and $400+, depending on the make and model of your vehicle. The labor cost should only be around $50 to $100 because it doesn’t take that long to remove and replace the old idle control valve.
How do I know if my idle control valve is bad?
Usually a bad or failing idle control valve will produce a few symptoms that can alert the driver of a potential issue.
- Irregular idle speed. One of the most common symptoms associated with a problematic idle air control valve is irregular idle speed.
- Check Engine Light comes on.
- Engine stalling.
What causes code P0507?
The P0507 code is triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects that the engine is idling higher than the specified idle rpm range. The standard engine idle is usually between 600-800rpm based on the model of the vehicle.
What is the PO Code 507?
The P0507 code means the idle control system has excessively high RPM. The ECU has a specific rpm range the idle is allowed and when it is higher than expected the ECU sets the P0507 code. Once this code is triggered it puts the vehicle into a failsafe mode and the Check Engine Light is illuminated on the dashboard.
Can you drive with a code P0507?
This trouble code will not prevent your vehicle from driving, but you may experience engine stalling, high idle rpm, harsh engagement of transmission, difficulty starting, and/or surging idle.
What are the signs of a bad idle control valve?
Common signs include irregular or unusually high idle speed, the Check Engine Light coming on, and stalling while idling.
What are the symptoms of a bad idle control valve?
When the idle air control valve fails, it inhibits the flow of air through the engine. When the car can’t receive air, it leads to engine stalling. The severity of this symptom can range from occasional stalling at first, to stalling immediately after ignition.