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I have a 2003 X5 3.0 BMW that is experiencing the compressor to turn on and off while the outside temp is 85 and setting inside is 65

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Compressor is not running all the time , it's only comes on when temperature in the cabin drops below desired .
If you don't have problem with cold air in the cabin , then it's normal . If you don't get cold air , then your car may be low on freon (may have leak some were ).

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get the switches on the dash of ur BMW checked.

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