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When I turn the heat or defroster on I get a sound like a belt is being started it will run and then shut off then run and shut off. If I am not using the a/c, heater or defroster there is no sound

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The a/c compressor will run anytime the heater is in the a/c or defrost position or if there is a switch for the a/c anytime the switch is one.

The a/c compressor should turn on and off periodically. If it is switching on and off every couple of seconds than there may be an issue with the a/c system.

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