P0506 - How To Repair: Meaning, Causes, Symptoms, Fixes

P0506 - OBD2 Trouble Code P0506 Idle Control System RPM Lower Than Expected

P0506 Code Definition

P0506 Idle Control System RPM Lower Than Expected

What Does the Engine Code P0506 Mean?

Character "P" in the first position of Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) represents the powertrain system (engine and transmission), "0" in the second position means that this is a generic OBD-II (OBD2) DTC. "5" in the third character position in a DTC indicates that the vehicle speed, idle control and auxiliary inputs is experiencing a malfunction. The last two characters "06" is DTC number. OBD2 Diagnostic Trouble Code P0506 means that Idle Control System RPM Lower Than Expected has been detected.

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How Serious Is the Code P0506?

This issue is not critical yet. Make sure that it is current and fix it early before this leads to more severe issues.

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