Engine-Codes - Lincoln - P1285 LINCOLN

P1285 LINCOLN - Cylinder Head Over Temperature Condition

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1285 LINCOLN 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 is the P1285 LINCOLN code repair?

Start by checking 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.

Tech Notes

Indicates an engine overheat condition was sensed by the cylinder head temperature sensor.

What is the cost to diagnose the P1285 LINCOLN code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1285 LINCOLN 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.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P1285 LINCOLN Meaning

Cylinder Head Over Temperature Sensed Indicates an engine overheat condition was sensed by the cylinder head temperature sensor.

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