P1299 - Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor Detected Engine Overheating Condition

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

P1299 Possible Causes

  • Low engine coolant
  • Faulty Thermostat
  • Faulty Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor
  • Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose P1299 code

    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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the P1299 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1299 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.

P1299 Possible Symptoms

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

P1299 Meaning

Indicates an engine overheat condition was detected by the Cylinder Head Temperature (CHT) sensor. A Failure Mode Effects Management (FMEM) strategy called fail-safe cooling was activated to cool the engine.
OBDII Code P1299 - Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor Detected Engine Overheating Condition - Engine-Codes.com

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P1299 Information for specific makes

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  • P1299 MERCURY Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor Detected Engine Overheating Condition
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