air pressure will not build past 60 psi

by ryan
(calgary )

the tank air pressure will not build past 60 psi, and the regulated pressure will not go past 60 as well. bought the tank new ran for 2 years.. 5 days a week. i am thinking piston ring,

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Mar 06, 2015
found my problem
by: eyeball

yep. wouldn't build past 60 psi. was gonna pull the cover off it but couldn't find my torx driver. so i plugged it in and felt around the motor casing and relized there was a small hole by the plastic case that goes to the tank. cheap fix

Jan 04, 2015
Porter Cable Compressor will not build pressure
by: Bill

See the troubleshooting page about air compressors that run and don't build pressure for things to check.

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