C3499 DTC For Ford Explorer

Ford Explorer Engine Specifications:
Engine Type :Multi-Cylinder Engine
Cylinder Type :V-Type Engine
Engine Air Intake Process :Naturally Aspirated

Your Ford Explorer engine control system detects a problem, the computer stores the diagnostic trouble code C3499 in its memory. To figure out what is wrong with your vehicle you must first extract the C3499 DTC For Ford Explorer.

Another consequence of C3499 Ford Explorer engine overheating may be a blown head gasket. Heat makes aluminum swell almost three times faster than cast iron. Thermal stress can distort the head and make it swell in areas that are hottest like those between exhaust valves in adjoining cylinders, and areas that have restricted coolant flow like the narrow area that separates the cylinders. The typical aluminum head swells most in the middle, which can crush the head gasket if the head gets too hot. This will usually cause the head gasket to leak compression between adjacent cylinders, or leak coolant into the cylinders.

C3499 Ford Explorer DTC Meaning

C Chassis Code - Problem is controller area network wiring bus and modules.
3 SAE - Generic
4 Fuel And Air Metering (Injector Circuit Malfunctions Only)
9 TP Sensor Learn Not Complete
9 A/C System High Pressure High Temperature

The original multi-displacement system turned off opposite pairs of cylinders, allowing the engine to have three different configurations and displacements. C3499 Ford Explorer code had an elaborate diagnostics procedure, including showing engine trouble codes on the air conditionning display. However, the system was troublesome, misunderstood by customers, and a rash of unpredictable failures led to the technology being quickly retired.

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