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My '04 is sitting at a dealers that had replaced the AC Compressor a month ago (May 20). I brought it in for service because the A/C is running when I select:
A/C
MAX
Upper/lower Vent
Lower Vent
Defrost/Lower vent
Defrost
It does not run in OFF or Upper Vent, which is expected to me

The temp gauge is to the far left - cold.
The dealer is saying this is normal. Could this be correct? Shouldn't it only run on AC. MAX, Defrost? and not while on Upper/Lower Vent or Lower Vent?
I called some other dealers - 2 said this was correct; 2 said they didn't think so.
The one that say it's correct say that moving the gauge from Cold to Hot will shut off the AC and start the heat while in Upper/Lower Vent, or Lower Vent

Maybe it should according to this thread:
http://www.taurusclub.com/forum/82-maintenance-repair/155236-c-compressor-comes-when-heat.html

After reading this, I'm not sure what happens when set at 'Floor'
 

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It shouldn't be coming on in the "vent" and "floor" positions.
 

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Thanks everybody - Part of my reason for asking is that the dealer is closing and consolidating with it's parent company miles away, and I wanted to get this straight before I had any other recourse.

I think my old compressor was so worn that I didn't notice or didn't have much AC when on the DASH/FLOOR position.
 
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