P0505 Engine Trouble Code
When you check engine light came on code P0505 the reason should be Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light). However your vehicle's manufacturer may have a different definition for the P0505 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.
When the check engine light comes P0505 code on the first you should check is the gas cap. Pull over, retighten it, and take a look at the cap to see if it has any cracks in it. Continue driving and see if the check engine light turns off. Alternately, you can purchase a gas cap for about $3 at an auto parts store. All you need to do is take the old one off and screw on the new one. If you've already made it to the store, you might as well just replace it. While not car-threatening, it's good to take care of this right away to improve gas mileage.
P0505 Code Meaning :
|OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine||Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low||Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Malfunction||Cylinder 10 Contribution/balance Fault||Shift/Timing Solenoid Malfunction/ 3-2 Shift Solenoid Circuit Electrical|
The oxygen (02) sensors on your car measure the oxygen in the exhaust to determine how rich or lean the ratio of fuel and air are in the cylinders. Optimizing this mixture means better fuel economy and fewer exhaust emissions.
P0505 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code DescriptionP0505 OBD-II Trouble Code This system automatically controls engine idle speed to a specified level. Idle speed is controlled through fine adjustment of the amount of air which by-passes the throttle valve via Idle Air Control P0505 code.
Reason For P0505 CodeThe reason of P0505 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Malfunction.
P0505 DTC specifically refers to the camshaft (cam) timing. In this case, if the cam timing is over-retarded, the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set.