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TCL Split air conditioning with outdoor compressor noise

Hi, I bought 12000Btu split air conditioning from TCL. The technician installed and in the same day after running, started a strange noise in the outdoor unit. I call the guy, he came in the other day and checked and said there is nothing wrong. Ok, i used 2 other nights the air and the sound still strange. I came close to the compressor side of the unit and it does a strange noise, like if a strong snoring and curling the walls while moving. Unsatisfied today I turned off, I opened the protective grid and turned the fan around, The sound did not happen. So I removed the fan and leaved just the fan motor and turned on the air. For my surprise the strange noise did about 5 seconds over the compressor side and stopped. So, I mounted again the fan and turned on the air and the noise started. I discovered with this test that the noise comes from the compressor part and even stopping the FAN before the compressor stops it is possible to listen the strange snoring and curling from the compressor till it stops. The indoor unity is working fine. The air is cooling well, when it gets the right temperature it turns off automatically and the thermostat works. All the options of the air are working. I do not know if this is a problem or not, but I have two air conditionings GREE and they do not do any strange sound while compressor working. Please advise what should I check, because I am very far from technical assistance and also it is expensive. If you would like to have the video recorded of the sound i can upload to youtube. Best regards Fernando Jose

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This can only be a gas problem.
the split units goes on on and off if a shortage of gas is involved, the chances that you would here it wont be that big for the fans would make too much noise.
get a repair man for a re gas and all is well.

Good luck.

Wouter.

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Sounds like the compressor is shuting down on high heat.There could be a couple reasons for this.
1 Check that proper voltage is being supplied to compressor.
2 Freon level may be low.This would be a service call.
3 Bad or intermitent connection at thermostat.
4 Main contacts to compressor sticking,usually burnt or pitted.

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