Air leaking out breathe tube when shut off

by bruce
(phila pa )

i have a 80 gallon kobalt air compressor,,, when it hits the high pressure of 150, it then bleeds down to 90psi from the breather tube.. is it suppose to do this..???

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Dec 13, 2015
Air leaking out of Kobalt
by: Bill

Wish you had uploaded a picture, Bruce.

I'm not sure what you mean by breather tube.

However, if what you refer to is, perhaps, the unloader valve, you'll find the answer in the troubleshooting section where leaking tank check valves are covered in detail.

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