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This is a 96 ford aerostar i seam to have a short in the control nob for the vents for the heater. when ever i select defroster or mix the ac turns on. but on floor and vent it is normal and on ac and ac max it is ac. stumped!

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I m not real sure you have a problem there, as the ac compressor is supost to turn on in defrost mode , it's been doing that on cars since 1977 , reason for it is that it keeps pump from siezing in cold winter months , the air control damper is bypassing the evap coil for ac and ducting air to heater core and into car cab , if you can't control air temp maybe your damper control is stuck , this happens a lot due to rust on damper shafts from moisture

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Replace the controls and try.

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