P1299 MERCURY - Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor Detected Engine Overheating Condition
P1299 MERCURY 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 MERCURY
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.
Cost of diagnosing the P1299 MERCURY code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P1299 MERCURY 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 P1299 MERCURY code detected?The Engine Control Module (ECM) detected an over heat condition- Fail-Safe cooling strategy activated
P1299 MERCURY Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P1299 MERCURY MeaningIndicates 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.
P1299 MERCURY More InformationNeed more information on how to fix the P1299 MERCURY code?
Get Access to Factory Service Manuals