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Compressor makes noise and goes on and off constantly

just installed a new Danby DAC8008EE window AC and it has two problems: 1) it makes a relatively annoying vibrating sound when the compressor comes on; and 2) the compressor only stays on for about 30sec - 1min before going off again and then on again after 3min. This is quit annoying because the noise level changes from quiet to annoying vibrating sound every 3 min. When I removed the chassis from the cabinet in order to install the cabinet in the window (as indicated in the instruction manual) a rectangular block of green dense foam was just lying on the floor. One side of the foam block is tacky like it is supposed to be stuck somewhere, but I am not sure. I have tried to call the Danby customer service number, but it is constantly busy.Any help would be appreciated.Thanks,DG

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  • Gary Hudson Sep 22, 2014

    call the better business beau.

  • Anonymous Jul 04, 2017

    move thermostat sensing tube farther away from cold end of coils,

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That foam block is an anti vibration dampening device. My guess is is goes up against the underneith od that compressor. The real problem is with the short cycling compressor. I would return that piece of junk.

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Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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First of all, stop running the unit until the problem is recognized. You could void the warranty. Since you are obviously not an a/c man get some help. The loud noise could be coming from packing material that was not removed.

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If its new make sure you have removed all the transport supports

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