Engine-Codes - Ford - P1299 2003 FORD F150

P1299 2003 FORD F150 - Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor Detected Engine Overheating Condition

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?

P1299 2003 FORD F150 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

How do I fix code P1299 2003 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.

Tech Notes

Indicates an engine overheat condition was detected by the cylinder head temperature (CHT) sensor. An FMEM Strategy called Fail-safe Cooling was activated to cool the engine.

Cost of diagnosing the P1299 2003 FORD F150 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P1299 2003 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.

When is the code detected?

The Engine Control Module (ECM) detected an over heat condition- Fail-Safe cooling strategy activated

Possible Symptoms

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

P1299 2003 FORD F150 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.

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