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P2506 is a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) for "ECM/PCM Power Input Signal Range/Performance". This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation. Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office to perform the Check Engine Light diagnostic for $70.00. Once we are able to diagnose the problem, you will be provided with an upfront quote for the recommended fix and receive $30.00 off as a credit towards the repair. All our repairs are backed by our 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty.
ECM/PCM Power Input Signal Range/Performance
P2506 is an OBD-II generic code for the Engine Control Module (ECM) detecting if the power input signal is not within range or when its performance is not as specified.
The ECM/PCM monitors the power input of the car to be within a specified range and performance level. If the input voltage does not stay within specifications, the code is set and the Check Engine Light is illuminated.
The vehicle battery supplies power to the ECM/PCM and if the voltage was below or drops below the specified minimum, then it causes the ECM /PCM to set the code.
Code P2506 is a code that the electrical power to the ECM/PCM is either too low or too high. These conditions can lead to failed batteries or a overcharged charging system, which could ruin electrical components or batteries causing them to fail.
Code P2506 is not a very common code and are used mostly by diesel vehicles. The battery being low on voltage supply to the ECM/PCM is the common cause for the code.
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