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Air only on when moving

I'm having a similar issue, but then mine is only on when i'm moving. the fan comes and goes, and i was told it may be a short in the system. i think this just may be a defect in the 2003 model because i've heard of a few people complaining about their a/c not working properly.

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  • oldnavygurl6 Jun 18, 2009

    the fan will be going when i'm moving (you can hear it clicking), but when i stop the fan stops to. i dont know what a a/c compressor is to know if its acting up too.

  • ufuknut May 11, 2010

    does the fan go on and off or the a/c compressor?

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The fans generally only run when the car has reached a certain temperature then will shut down. usually as soon as the temperature needle in your car has passed the half way mark the fans go on. then they will turn of when the temperature is between the 1/4 and 1/2 mark in the gauge. but if its not that then you may have an electrical issue with the fan

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