Please Help Me Identify Which Part Broke On My Compressor - Tools - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Equipment & Safety > Tools


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-25-2011, 11:10 PM   #1
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 8
Rewards Points: 10

Please help me identify which part broke on my compressor

Several years ago, I purchased a brand new Husky compressor. The unit worked fine for a while, but right after the warranty expired, something 'exploded' in the motor housing. The motor ran just fine, however, it was no longer charging. So I took the cover off, and noticed what looks like the air line no longer being connected to the switch. I have an idea of what might have gone wrong, but I think I am still missing a part. Can someone help me identify what exactly I need? Thanks!

edit: question answered, the part in question is the unloader valve.


Last edited by toolbot; 11-29-2011 at 06:50 PM.
toolbot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2011, 10:22 PM   #2
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hartfield VA
Posts: 34,581
Rewards Points: 14,294

Hose hose go bad over time, on mine there was not even a clamp on it so it just fell off.
Good luck trying to find a web site to order parts for it.
I had to fix a few Porta Cable pancake compressers and found out Devilbuss made there compressors. When I took the Husky apart the parts were identical to the Porta Cable brand.


joecaption is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2011, 05:45 PM   #3
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 8
Rewards Points: 10

Manufacturer sells the part for $10, so I ordered it, received it last night, and back up and running. The motor is made by Campbell Hausfeld, and they helped me identify what I needed from photos. The hose wasn't clamped, it's just pushed into the little valve, so I am not surprised it came out.
toolbot is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
240v Air Compressor to 120v help ruacoltsnut General DIY Discussions 10 11-11-2010 04:05 PM
replacing 3 wire to 4 wire compressor fan - please advise! frazwr01 HVAC 2 06-27-2010 10:44 AM
portable ac compressor tripping breaker :( tamar120 HVAC 7 04-29-2010 04:48 AM
Bad compressor, and coil question... Undepelo HVAC 24 06-13-2008 01:28 AM
Fridge compressor convert to air compressor? jogr Appliances 1 04-24-2008 01:10 PM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1