61454 valve on the head won't close.

by Steve Kulas
(Palm harbor FL)

I have a model 61454 the valve on the head won't close. Any suggestions.


The compressor will only pump up to 40 lbs the valve on the head won't close.

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Jun 14, 2017
Cold start valve
by: Doug in s.d.ca.

There might be a piece of grit or something holding it open.

If you haven't already, try removing and cleaning it. There's just a disc and sort of a pilot point to indicate it's under pressure, and it should not take much of any pressure to close.


Jun 14, 2017
61454 valve on the head won't close
by: Steve Kulas

The diagram calls it a start valve

Jun 14, 2017
61454 manual
by: Bill

Thanks, Doug. I've uploaded the manual to the Central Pneumatic compressor page.

I'd still like the owner to identify which part they are referring too.

Jun 14, 2017
Not an actual photo
by: Doug in s.d.ca.

page 19, item 3 is what he may be talking about

https://manuals.harborfreight.com/manuals/61000-61999/61454.pdf

Jun 13, 2017
61454 valve
by: Bill

Please start a new thread, and upload 2-3 pictures of the valve in the head of the 61454 that you are referring to.

I cannot locate a picture of the compressor to try and figure out what valve you refer to.

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