Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: I got a p 507 code

asked by on

She erratically idling in park put in drive it is better but feels rough driving must compress brake or it just goes

My car has 13300 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: That's a good question. P507 is your id...

That's a good question. P507 is your idle speed control. There are a few issues you may want to look into. The throttle valve may be sticking, bad throttle motor, ECM, or a wiring problem.

I would start by checking the throttle body though, open and close it with your hand to see if it is sticking or if it's too tight. You could also clean the throttle body in the process with some carb and choke cleaner. This may free up any issues with debris being in the way of it opening and closing all of the way. Check the connections on the throttle body for good connections. Good luck and I hope this helps.

If you need assistance with these checks and repairs, consider YourMechanic, as one of our mobile technicians can come to you and diagnose the trouble code firsthand for an accurate repair.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: My car overheated twice

Hi there. Overheating problems can be caused by multiple issues, ranging from an air bubble trapped in the coolant lines, to a faulty or damaged water pump. One items that is concerning for your 2006 Nissan Altima, however, is that...

Q: My car is making a grinding noise. Could it be the harmonic balancer?

The harmonic balance does not have a bearing in it. There are various tensioner pulleys in your serpentine belt system that do have bearings in them that can cause this type of grinding sound when they are worn out. ...

Q: Trouble code P0060 after changing out all of my O2 sensors

Hello. Code P0060 comes on when the computer detects excessive resistance in the heater circuit for oxygen sensor 2, of bank 2. If all of the sensors have been replaced then it may be possible that the issue is rooted...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...