Why does my ac compressor only engage when the radiator cooling fans come on?

Asked by Aug 03, 2015 at 11:06 AM about the 2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The ac pressure &
refrigerant are full when
reading gage.

2 Answers


That is what they are supposed to do they come on because need more air flow across the fins for the radiator and A/C condenser coil.


It should be the opposite around. AC compressor turns on the cooling radiator fan. Not the opposite.

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