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P1285 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for July 2009

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P1285
Help Request Posted
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on, CHT over temp VIN: 1FMEU18W6V
P1285: CHT overtemp. ... 4.6L. This vehicle sets DTC P1285 on every warm up cycle and on about the 3rd or 4th time the P1285 sets, it sets a P1299 and goes into “fail-safe" bypass which is designed to prevent engine damage due to overheating. I understand the strategy of the m...
July 09, 2009