Civic a/c-heat ?

i own a civic02 Ex. when i turn the windshield defroster on the car automatically puts the a/c on as well, and wont let put heat to the windshield w/o the a/c button engaged. this is a problem at the moment
and there must be someway to get around this. anyone have any suggestions....help!!
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This is common on almost every car today. The AC comes on in defrost to dehumidify the air which clears the windows faster. Just turn the heat up to get warm air. My 75 had this feature and probably most cars since.

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Hi there As the previous reply said,this is normal,just an idea to save you having to push the aircon button yourself

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