P0298 FORD Code - Engine Oil Over Temperature Condition
|P0298 FORD code possible causes
- Low or dirty motor oil condition
- Faulty Oil Pressure Switch
- Faulty Engine Oil Temperature (EOT) sensor
- Engine overheating condition
- Very high engine RPM for an extended period of time
|How do I fix the P0298 FORD 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 connector's pins.
|P0298 FORD code tech notesOn engines which are equipped with an oil temperature sensor, the Engine Control Module (ECM) reads oil temperature to determine if it is excessive. When an oil temperature sensor is not present, the ECM uses an oil algorithm to infer actual temperature. Engine shutdown strategy function is the same on vehicles with and without oil temperature sensors.
|Cost of diagnosing the P0298 FORD code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P0298 FORD code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
|When is the P0298 FORD code detected?P0298 is set when the vehicle has been running below 1,000 rpm and less than 20 mg/stroke MFDES with EOT sensor signal reading above 110 C (230 F). The time to set the fault is dependent on EOT and Intake Air Temperature (IAT) temperatures, and can vary between approx. 15 to 45 minutes
|What are P0298 FORD code possible symptoms?
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
|P0298 FORD code descriptionIndicates the Engine Oil Temperature Protection (EOT) strategy in the Engine Control Module (ECM) has been activated. This temporarily prohibits high engine speed operation by disabling injectors, reducing the risk of engine damage from high engine oil temperature.
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|P0298 FORD code information for specific Ford models
- P0298 1997 FORD F150
- P0298 1998 FORD F150
- P0298 1999 FORD F150
- P0298 2000 FORD F150
- P0298 2001 FORD F150
- P0298 2002 FORD F150
- P0298 2003 FORD F150
- P0298 2006 FORD FUSION
- P0298 2007 FORD FUSION
- P0298 2008 FORD FUSION
- P0298 2009 FORD FUSION
- P0298 2010 FORD FUSION
- P0298 2011 FORD FUSION
- P0298 2012 FORD FUSION
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