air compressor cuts off

When I turn the compressor on the pump starts but them cuts off after only a few seconds. the pump sounds funny during the time its running


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Jun 07, 2016
D55167 cuts out
by: Bill

A couple of pages on this site that will help if you apply the info to your compressor.

http://www.about-air-compressors.com/humming-air-compressor.html

http://www.about-air-compressors.com/testing-capacitors.html

Jun 06, 2016
D55167 cutting out
by: Anonymous

I have the same issue. Cuts. I plug it in and the starts then shuts off does it a couple time then doesn't come back on until I unplug and replug it in.

Nov 24, 2014
Craftsman cut out
by: Bill

When your compressor stops, friend, can you tell me what's happening?

Is the pressure switch tripping to off, or is the motor thermal reset button tripping the motor out?

From your description it would suggest that you have a pump problem which may be backloading the motor, and tripping it out.

Can't say until you answer the question above, and it would be good to know your model number to.

Bill

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