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06-21-15
  • MIL ON – DTC P1285 / P1299 – 5.4L 3V / 6.8L 3V – FALSE OVERHEAT
Publication Date: October 13, 2006

FORD:
2005-2007 F-53 Motorhome Chassis, F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 2005-2007 F-Super Duty and F-53 Motorhome chassis vehicles equipped with a 5.4L or 6.8L 3-valve engine may exhibit an engine temperature gauge indicating an overheating condition with the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) on with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P1285 and P1299.

ACTION:

Performing normal engine cooling system diagnostics in Workshop Manual, Section 303-03, if it is determined that the engine is not physically overheating (coolant expulsion), install a new thermostat and crossover pipe. They have been revised for improved cooling system flow characteristics.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
7L3Z-8575-AThermostat – 5.4L
7C3Z-8575-AThermostat – 6.8L
3L3Z-8C368-ACrossover Pipe – 5.4L
3L3Z-8C368-BCrossover Pipe – 6.8L

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
062115A2005-2007 F-Super Duty 5.4L 3V: Replace The Crossover Pipe, And Thermostat, Includes Time To Check Diagnostic Trouble Codes (Do Not Use With 6051A, 6007A, 12650D, 10346A, 9280A, 9424A, 9600A, 9601A, 9926A)2.8 Hrs.
062115A2005-2007 F-Super Duty 6.8L 3V: Replace The Crossover Pipe, And Thermostat, Includes Time To Check Diagnostic Trouble Codes (Do Not Use With 6051A, 6007A, 12650D, 10346A, 9280A, 9424A, 9600A, 9601A, 9926A)2.3 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
857542