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Old 10-25-2005, 01:00 AM   #1
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I just noticed today at the Wendy'* drive-thru window with my window down that something sounds awry under the hood. It sounds like something turns on for maybe 2-3 seconds, shuts off, then repeats every 10-15 seconds or so. Is this the fuel pump? I can't seem to be able to tell.
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A/C compressor?
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Would there be any easy way to find out?
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insert head under hood when suspecting noise is present, look down at compressor.
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ELC pump?

look under ur hood when u can see it, not when ur sitting in ur car
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Your fuel pump is in the fuel tank. Turn your AC off and see if the noise is still there.
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My AC hasn't been on since summer of last year. I've been needing it to be recharged so I just haven't used it. I've started using the heat today, though.
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Your compressor runs in Defrost mode for the windshield by default.
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So is this not something to worry about? Is it normal?
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So is this not something to worry about? Is it normal?
if you can confirm that it is in fact the AC Compressor engaging, then yes it is normal.
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