P1285 1997 FORD F150 - Cylinder Head Over Temperature Condition
P1285 1997 FORD F150 Possible Causes
- Engine overheated
- Low engine coolant level
- Faulty Cylinder Head Temperature sensor
- Cylinder Head Temperature sensor harness is open or shorted
- Cylinder Head Temperature sensor circuit poor electrical connection
How do I fix code P1285 1997 FORD F150
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.
P1285 1997 FORD F150 Tech NotesIndicates an engine overheat condition was sensed by the cylinder head temperature sensor.
Cost of diagnosing the P1285 1997 FORD F150 code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P1285 1997 FORD F150 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
P1285 1997 FORD F150 Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P1285 1997 FORD F150 MeaningCylinder Head Over Temperature Sensed Indicates an engine overheat condition was sensed by the cylinder head temperature sensor.
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