Since it's new, call the installer/service provider.
Tell them that you have a concern and that you'd like it checked out
before something goes bad.
The call should be covered under the warranty. At a minimum you'll
have your concern documented in case it gets worse later.
Since most of us have a hard time hearing "clunking sounds" over the
internet, and your idea of "slight" might be very different from ours,
I suggest that you get a professional to come listen to it.
A *slight* clunking noise on startup and shutdown must be the low voltage
holding coil in the contactor doing its job - nothing to worry about. Two
pieces of metal clasp together by an electromagnet, as they were designed
to do, and make that sound.
On Fri, 6 Jul 2012 08:57:25 -0700 (PDT), "hr(bob) email@example.com"
yOU HAVE all MISSED IT. tHE COMPRESSOR UNIT IS RUBBER MOUNTED, AND
THE STARTUP TORQUE MAKES IT JUMP IN THE RUBBER MOUNT - MAKING A
"CLUNK" - AND WHSN IR SHUTS DOWN ALL THE ROTATING MASS STOPS AT ONCE
AGAINST PRESSURE, MAKING IT ROCK IN THE MOUNTS AGAIN - CAUSING A
"CLUNK". nOT AT ALL OUT OF THE ORDINARY - PARTICULARLY WITH THE NEW
Excuse the mixed caps - I hit the shift lock instead of the shift
and I',m too lazy to retype it all.
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