P1506 FORD - Idle Air Control Overspeed Error
P1506 FORD Possible Causes
- Faulty Idle Air Control (IAC) valve
- IAC valve harness is open or shorted
- IAC valve circuit poor electrical connection
- Intake leaks
- Stuck PCV Valve
First diagnose P1506 FORD code
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.
P1506 FORD Tech NotesThe P1506 code means that the engine idle is out of factory specification. Sometimes the Idle Air Control (IAC) may have carbon built up. Disconnect the car battery, remove the valve, clean, re-install valve, and drive the vehicle for about 5 minutes with the headlights and A/C ON to get the idle relearned.
Also, check for intake leaks or stuck PCV Valve.
If the problem persistss, the IAC valve may need to be replaced.
User Submitted Video
Cost of diagnosing the P1506 FORD code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P1506 FORD 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.
When is the P1506 FORD code detected?The P1506 code sets when the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detects an engine idle speed that is greater than the desired RPM.
P1506 FORD Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P1506 Ford DescriptionThe Idle Air Control Valve (IACV) valve assembly controls the engine idle speed and provides a dashpot function. The IAC valve assembly meters intake air around the throttle plate through a bypass within the IAC valve assembly and throttle body. The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) determines the desired idle speed or bypass air and signals the IAC valve assembly through a specified duty cycle. The IAC valve responds by positioning the IAC valve to control the amount of bypassed air. The PCM monitors engine RPM and increases or decreases the IAC duty cycle in order to achieve the desired RPM.
P1506 FORD More InformationNeed more information on how to fix the P1506 FORD code?
Get Access to Factory Service Manuals
P1506 Ford Information for specific Ford models
- P1506 1997 FORD F150
- P1506 1998 FORD F150
- P1506 1999 FORD F150
- P1506 2000 FORD F150
- P1506 2001 FORD F150
- P1506 2002 FORD F150
- P1506 2003 FORD F150
- P1506 2006 FORD FUSION
- P1506 2007 FORD FUSION
- P1506 2008 FORD FUSION
- P1506 2009 FORD FUSION
- P1506 2010 FORD FUSION
- P1506 2011 FORD FUSION
- P1506 2012 FORD FUSION
Need more help?Get the P1506 Ford code diagnosed by a professional: Find a repair shop in your area
P1506 FORD CommentsHelp us improve AutoCodes.com. Leave a comment below or tell us if the information above help you fix the code. What are the symptoms on your vehicle for the P1506 Ford code? Have you replaced any parts?
Any information is appreciated. Thanks