Brute runs for 5-10 seconds then trips the reset button

by Mike
(WI)

Whether my 10 gallon Brute model 074004 starts from an empty tank or with some air in it, it only runs for a short period and then trips the reset switch.

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Apr 18, 2015
Brute model 074004
by: Bill

Assuming no problem with the pump itself, the compressor symptoms point to a capacitor failure.

See the page on this site about how to test your air compressor capacitors.

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