A device is provided for dampening compressor-induced vibration in an air
conditioning system of the type having an indoor unit, an outdoor unit
and a refrigerant conduit therebetween. The outdoor unit includes a
compressor that is operable to circulate a vapor compression refrigerant
through the conduit between the indoor and outdoor units. The device is
comprised of a support member containing a section of refrigerant line.
The support member is located beneath the outdoor unit and the
refrigerant line section is interposed in a portion of the refrigerant
conduit between said compressor and said indoor unit, such that the
refrigerant flowing between the indoor unit and the compressor is routed
through the line section in the outdoor unit support member.