Bostitch Compressor blows breaker before full

by Roofer
(Winnipeg)

Have a bostitch 3hp 4 gallon compressor. Just got it, and runs good only at 80psi it stops, won't get any higher and then after few seconds stuck there blows breaker! its a 125psi comp, and should have no trouble getting up there

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Apr 15, 2015
Bostitch blows breaker
by: Bill

If you just got it, and it's new, take it back for another. It's a lemon.

If you acquired it used what did you find when you did the checks referred to on the troubleshooting page about why air compressors pop breakers?

If it's a power issue, maybe a too long, too small extension cord?

Bill

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