No heat

Asked by May 05, 2017 at 04:32 PM about the 2000 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Air compressor comes on when I turn on the
heat....is it a electrical problem

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Not to worry. It is normal for your A/C compressor to click on at times when the heater is on. You will find this happening when you select the defrost function. The A/C coming on helps remove moisture from the interior air and thus clears the fog off the inside of the car's windshield. My 2004 Taurus does this, as well as most other cars I'm sure. And one thing to remember about the Taurus...the A/C compressors don't last as long as the rest of the car, so don't use the A/C functions unnecessarily. Hope this helps.

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