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sam_0213 12-20-2007 03:46 PM

Air Compressor Problem, help please
 
my air compressor when i start it will build up air, up to 60lbs. then the motor keeps running, but the air quits building up, it use to build to around 120lbs. i have no idea how to fix this or what could be wrong if anyone knows please post thank you

ron schenker 12-20-2007 03:55 PM

Have you drained the water out of it lately?
What make is it?

End Grain 12-20-2007 08:23 PM

Is your compressor equipped with a line regulator and is set to a limit of 60?

Is your compressor's belly valve (air bleed/water drain valve) fully closed?

sam_0213 12-20-2007 09:05 PM

it is a magnum brand, i currently have the drain valve open to see if that helps but i think i have done that already and it didnt help... the regulator is not set at 60 it is set at 120

Rehabber 12-20-2007 09:20 PM

You prolly have a check valve sticking or going bad:furious:

sam_0213 12-20-2007 09:22 PM

thank you


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