Drop in Pressure

Air Leaking at Connection

Resolve Issue:

1. Turn on air compressor and build pressure in the tank.

2. Brush soapy water on air connections and look carefully for air bubbles. 3. Tighten leaky connections. 

Drain Valve Open

Resolve Issue:

1. At the bottom of all air compressor tanks is a drain valve.

2. Close the drain valve to eliminate air leaking.

Air Leaking (releasing) from Valve

Check Valve Spring is Compressed

 

When pressure is left in an air tank for prolong periods of time, the check valve spring can become compressed.

 
Resolve issue:
1. Turn off and unplug the air compressor,
2. Drain the air tank from the drain valve.
3. Locate the check valve on the parts diagram in manual
4. Remove the hex nut cap on the check valve. (see picture below)
5. Remove the spring located inside the check valve,
6. Clean the inside of the check valve.
7. Clean and enlong the spring
8. Replace the spring and cap.
9. Close the drain valve 
10. Plug in the power cord and turn on the air compressor.

Not Building Pressure

 

Piston Ring or Reed Valves are Worn.

 

Over time piston rings and reed valves can wear because of usage.

Standard maintenance is required.

 

If air is pushing out from the air filter and not sucking into the air filter,

the Reed Valve is damage.

 

Resolve Issue:

Replace the piston rings and reed valves.

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