ampro PA2000 4 hp compressor tripping out

by joe
(niskayuna ny)

never a problem in the past, lately, and not at any one specific pressure, motor sounds to be slowing, compressor trips on thermal overload and or breaker in basement goes.


reset everything, including t/o starts up and goes again, maybe a cycle or 2 but eventually, goes down again.

any ideas, thanks

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May 18, 2015
Compressor parts
by: Bill

Depends on which parts. Many of them are interchangeable with other compressors.

Capacitors, for example, if they have the same voltage and microfarad rating as the old, any make can be used as long as they fit where they are supposed to go.

Pressure switches typically are interchangeable, as are regulators, PRV's and so on.

May 17, 2015
parts for ampro
by: joe

Thank you Bill, any idea where I can find parts for this machine, all my leads are dead ends. I am looking for the starting switch, took mine apart and flew apart, with no drawings on assembly, I am out of luck

Apr 27, 2015
ampro PA2000 tripping out
by: Bill

It were my compressor Joe I'd be checking the motor capacitors.

See the pages on this site about how to do that.

Bill

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