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Old 07-29-2010, 08:40 PM   #1
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Is it normal for a compressor to go BANG when it stops?


I have a 12,000 BTU portable unit and I noticed when the compressor stops, it makes a loud bang sound and the machine shakes. Is this normal or should I be worried? Makes me jump every single time LOL.
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Is it normal for a compressor to go BANG when it stops?


Make a video of it with sound on You-tube so we can hear it. Scroll compressors can be noisy and bang when they shut down. Not sure if they use them in those units.
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Is it normal for a compressor to go BANG when it stops?


Oh sure now that I'm recording it's not doing it lol, it does have a bit of a bang, but not as loud. Maybe it's when it's been running longer. Not sure if it's screw or scroll compressor. I'm thinking it's normal, but I'll try to see if I can get it on video or audio next time.
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