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Old 05-05-2006, 01:48 PM
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Hey,

I was using my Air Conditioner in the Parking lot..I turned it on to setting one, You can feel the A/C unit vibrate alot...It seems to be fine, then the next minute vibrate alot and make a noise, then the next minute vibrate....this goes on and off....Is this suppose to happen? Or is my a/c unit going bad? I havnt tried it while driving around yet ...
 
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Old 05-05-2006, 04:28 PM
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I noticed with mine that if I have the recirculate option activated, it vibrates. But, when I don't have that on, it doesn't seem to make any noise. I am pretty sure that it didn't always act that way, so I would be interested in finding out what the cause might be. Maybe just a flap not closing all that way due to age?
 
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Old 05-05-2006, 06:22 PM
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thanks ill give that a try today...

heh im not to familar with ac's...
 
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Old 05-05-2006, 09:14 PM
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Also if you have the Fan setting low with the A/C on you might feel the compressor cycling.
 
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Old 05-06-2006, 12:37 AM
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YES its on low when the vibrations happen, but is it supppose to happen that often?Like every 20 seconds?
 
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Old 05-06-2006, 09:46 AM
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The compressor cycles from Low pressure/Cold temp.
They are designed to do this to prevent the Evaperator from Freezing.
Turn the Fan speed up to about 1/2 and it will take longer to cycle.
 

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