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September 15, 2020 P0505 Code: Idle Control SystemWhen your car’s primary computer, which is often referred to as the powertrain control module (PCM), perceives a problem with the idle air control system, it will warn the driver and log the appropriate diagnostic trouble code. One code that can come up on the scanner is P0505.
What Does the September 09, 2020 P0506: Idle Air Control System RPM Lower Than ExpectedYour vehicle’s idle control system is an important component of your car. This system prevents your engine from stalling when idle, especially when power-consuming accessories such as air conditioning, get turned on.
July 10, 2020 Symptoms of a Bad Idle Air Control ValveIn the not-so-distant past, nearly all cars had an idle air control valve (IAC). It’s a pretty simple device that controls idle speed by managing the amount of air bypassing the throttle plate.