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I have a brand new Friedrich window unit (SS12M10) with a noisy compressor. It vibrates and produces more noise than any Friedrich unit I've ever owned.
Can't be right These new premium 'Khl' units are supposed to be just the opposite. ( http://tinyurl.com/6geuftw )
I'm looking for a qualified AC tech in the NYC area who won't be dismissive of my complaint, simply because it relates to noise. (The unit otherwise works just fine)
Any advice/referrals would be greatly appreciated.
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A ) brand new ? Return it under warranty.
B ) Can't do that ? A visit from a tech is going to cost you half or more of the price of the unit new. Go buy another one.
On Sat, 04 Jun 2011 09:20:46 -0400, Agent_C

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On Sat, 04 Jun 2011 10:22:16 -0400, .p.jm.@see_my_sig_for_address.com wrote:

You can't just pick up the phone and get a warranty replacement; Freidrich relies on its service technicians when making a decision to repair, replace or do nothing.

I would only agree to a warranty'd service call.

These units cost about $900 - Not so simple. This is a real rub for me, as I paid extra (about double a competitive units) for a premium machine; I expected better.
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The Unit was most likely bounced around in transit from the Manufacturer to the Distributor/Store , and you could have a broken internal compressor mount (not repairable) and/or an external compressor foot mount could have loosened up which can be retightened. I would contact the store you bought it from and and find out who handles such issues as yours...maybe they will have you return the unit for repair or replacement under warranty. Or, they may give you a place to take it to locally who will make the assesment / repair under warranty. But, you should not have to part with any monies if it is under warranty...and especially if its just been installed and used for the first time. If i were going to buy a small WIndow A/C, I would get it at a Walmart cause at least they are good on taking products back that are not working right (sounding right) . Heres something you can try IF you want to try it : WIth the unit running, take a long thin screwdriver or simular tool, and push it thru the outside intake slots until you can touch the compressor itself. Then apply a bit of pressure and see if the noise changes substantially...at least that will pinpoint that it is indeed the compressor making the noise. If you are going to do this, be careful you dont hit the fan blade or other components...and just the outside of the compressor shell is what you want to touch. Let us know .
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On Sat, 4 Jun 2011 12:53:34 -0700 (PDT), " snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com"

Thanks David,
That suggestion to dampen the compressor with a screwdriver is awesome!
Best,
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    For an asshole like you maybe.
On Sat, 04 Jun 2011 16:15:33 -0400, Agent_C

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On 6/4/2011 3:15 PM, Agent_C wrote:

Especially when you hit the 230VAC terminals.

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On Sat, 04 Jun 2011 15:51:34 -0400, .p.jm.@see_my_sig_for_address.com wrote:

PLONK
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On Sat, 04 Jun 2011 16:13:36 -0400, Agent_C

    Oh, shit, I've been 'plonked' by another asshole civilian.
    That is Sooooo 90's.
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On 6/4/2011 4:11 PM, .p.jm.@see_my_sig_for_address.com wrote:

What are you? A Valley girl? ;-p

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On 6/4/2011 9:22 AM, .p.jm.@see_my_sig_for_address.com wrote:
You can buy earplugs by the gross for less then $5.00 at Walgreens. That should cover the entire family including pets.

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What's amusing is that you actually think you're funny.
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wrote:

Whats even more amusing is that you think somebody cares about you POS window shaker.
If its brand new as you say, then take it back to where you bought it and get another one under warranty.
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On Sun, 05 Jun 2011 07:36:46 -0400, Agent_C

    Shhhh. Humor him - it keeps him from biting things.
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On Sun, 05 Jun 2011 07:36:46 -0400, Agent_C

place you'll find it. If any of these people were any good, they'd be in the field making a living not wasting their time here, that is unless they are retired and then you won't get much help either.
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Sorry sport, but when people ask stoopid questions or want us to tell stoopid people how to do stuff that they have no business attempting, yeah... they are gonna catch shit.
If a tech has a question about a specific piece of equipment, or there is a legitimate question where specifics are given.... starting with make/model/serial number, specific pressures, temperatures, etc... thats a different story.
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On 6/5/2011 6:36 AM, Agent_C wrote:

Whats amusing is that you think you are going to penny pinch here. Solve your own problem like a man. Whining here like a little girl will get you nothing but derision. We all work for what you want for free.

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Call this number: (212) 562-4141. Quickly, before you get any worse.
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On 6/6/2011 2:05 PM, Agent_C wrote:

Are you trying to drum up business for your Mother and seester?

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No, I'm trying to get a blathering idiot off the streets.
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