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Old 02-08-2010, 07:35 AM   #1
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I have a porter cable cf 2400 compressor in my shop that started to act up recently. After it builds up to pressure appr. 140lbs it will kick off but the pressure switch continues to bleed off pressure until it kicks back on. I took the switch apart and could find nothing wrong with it. I then replaced the entire pressure switch with a new one, plugged it back in and it did the exact same thing. How is this possible? Please help

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Ayuh,... The Fitting, In the tank, where the pumps output line connects,... Is a Check-valve...

Take that valve out,+ Clean it,... If that don't work, replace it...

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where did you get replacement parts for your compressor?
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Tom-F---I have had this problem with Campell-Hausfield compressors(Rigid)

If it's the same set up your reed valves are worn out. Remove the head-there is a flat spring steel plate under the head. That's it.

If the reeds fail completely--the piston and cylinder walls will be damaged.--Mike--
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Ayuh,... The Fitting, In the tank, where the pumps output line connects,... Is a Check-valve...

Take that valve out,+ Clean it,... If that don't work, replace it...
Thanks man that was it, it now works great Thanks a million
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where did you get replacement parts for your compressor?
http://www.ereplacementparts.com/por...rts-c-129.html
sent em right to me
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Tom-F---I have had this problem with Campell-Hausfield compressors(Rigid)

If it's the same set up your reed valves are worn out. Remove the head-there is a flat spring steel plate under the head. That's it.

If the reeds fail completely--the piston and cylinder walls will be damaged.--Mike--
It was the check valve but thanks mike
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