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2001 Toyota Highlander Question: i have a 2001 highlander when I cut the ac or heat on makes a high pitch sound

 

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sandpeddler, Little River, SC, December 26, 2011, 14:42
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only does it when I cut the heat or ac on,just makes a high pitch sound,could it be the fan

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    cal baker (see my shops), December 27, 2011, 08:05
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    it may be as simple as a belt. the AC compressor engages when the AC is on and throughout certain times when the heat or defrost is on in order to keep the compressor lubricated. it would be a good idea to have the belt and AC compressor checked.

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