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P0506 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for August 2011

Idle Speed Low Performance

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0506
Help Request Posted
2009 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS14989
P0506: idle control system to low. vehicle came in cause it stalled on side of road. got to shop started and ran ok. pulled codes. ran cam actuator test all seemed ok. cleared codes to find it will second trip set mil for p0017. scoped crank cam and actuator sol. all looked good exept for the c...
August 08, 2011
2008 Mazda CX-7 Sport 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3ER29368
P0506: Idle speed too low. MIL ON P0506 Customer complains on stalling at stop sign, we confirmed no leaks on induction, turbo seems to operate fine, did not check BOV need to know if possible damage comes from ETC
August 22, 2011
2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FTRF12295
P0506: Idle Speed Lower Than Expected. Hi All, Got this 4.2 V6 with limited power. I can mash throttle from a start and truck will slowly get up to speed, takes about 20 seconds to get to 15 mph. Will get to 85 mph after 90 seconds. PCM fails to control idle speed, after warmup with AC on, it drops...
August 29, 2011
2006 Honda Ridgeline RT 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HJYK16546
P0506: Idle Speed Control System Lower Than Expected. Honda techs this one is for you, truck was towed in w/ no start condition once it arrived cranked right on up. Idles really low and will shut off when given any throttle, dtc's indicate ect sensor 1 to have a problem and low idle, i suspect the throttle body b...
August 31, 2011