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When put my selector to windshield my ac turning on automatically

When my selector put on windshield the ac automatically on. whats the problem on it?

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  • Dalhousie Jan 08, 2009

    I have the same problem on my 2002 crv the ac comes on automatically when we turn the knob to point airflow to windshield and it turns off if we turn windflow to feet. My 2003 crv not doign that seems a problem with settings. Any ideas what could be wrong ? Thanks



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Guys found a solution ona different forum here is the solution

To deactivate automatic a/c feature on 2002 CR-V
1) Turn vehicle off.
2) Turn fan knob off.
3) Turn temperature knob all the way to the left (blue area).
4) Turn vent knob to panel only setting (next to max a/c).
5) Hold down both air recirculation button and a/c button while
starting car.
6) Continue holding for 7 seconds until air recirculation button
stops flashing.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009


Are you referring to the windshield defroster? if so, then it is normal for the ac compressor to cycle on and off, the reason being that, during winter months, is helpful for the proper function of the ac compressor to cycle on and off so as to not lock up.

Posted on Sep 24, 2008


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