2 Hp 125 psi air compressor wont build any air

by koty
(Villa rica Ga carrollcounty)

i have a small black 8 gallon 2Hp 125 psi air compressor that wont build any at all . and i was wondering if you could help me out ?


i have checked just about every thing . i was using it one day and it worked fine. went to use it the day after that and it wouldn't build any air pressure.

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Sep 12, 2015
Broken reed valve
by: Anonymous

I have the same 2 hp 8 gal 125 psi central pneumatic compressor with the same low pressure build up problem.

I finally broke down the cylinder head and discovered a broken reed valve. It is on top of the valve plate between the plate and some kind of holding bracket held down with 2 screws.

So far can't find a replacement for it yet but thought this might your problem as well.

Apr 13, 2015
Compressor won't build air
by: Bill

Best thing you can do koty is visit the troubleshooting pages on this site, the one about air compressors that don't build air pressure, and have a look at the things that page says to check.

Then, post a comment here telling us what you found.

K?

Bill

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