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The compressor cycling on-off is usually an indication of low refrigerant level, which in turn means that there is a leak in the system somewhere.

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Q: What would cause the air conditioning to cycle on-off every 10 seconds in a 2000 Ford Ranger 5 spd V6 3.0L engine?
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