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P0505 JEEP - Idle Control System Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3    What is this?
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P0505 JEEP Possible Causes

  • Faulty Idle Control System motor
  • Idle Control System motor harness is open or shorted
  • Idle Control System motor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Powertrain or Engine Control Module
  • Vaccum leaks or damaged hoses or improper routing

How do I fix code P0505 JEEP?

Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

Cost of diagnosing the P0505 JEEP code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0505 JEEP code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Engine hard to start
  • Rough or erratic idle speed

P0505 JEEP Description

The throttle body has an air control passage that provides air for the engine at idle (the throttle plate is closed). The IAC motor pintle protrudes into the air control passage Throttle Body Air Control Passage and regulates air flow through it. Based on various sensor inputs, the powertrain control module (PCM) adjusts engine idle speed by moving the IAC motor pintle in and out of the air control passage. The IAC motor is positioned when the ignition key is turned to the On position.
OBDII Code P0505 Jeep - Idle Control System Malfunction -

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