C & H oil-less compressor will not restart until it cools down.

by Donnie Stewart
(Alex,La.)

I have a 5hp,120 colt,26gal. Oil-less air compressor it runs fine on the first cycle builds up full compression but after i deployed all the air out of tank it will not restart until it cools down.


I tried manually bypassing and jumping the motor but it still will not restart but as it cools down it will cut back on can u help. Thanks.

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Oct 09, 2016
C & H oil-less compressor will not restart until it cools down
by: Doug in s.d.ca

Is this a WL6111?

The "5 HP" is PEAK, as in starting. It's really about 2HP.

That said, sounds like the thermal switch is tripping either right at shutdown, or perhaps a bit later due to thermal flow delay.

Assuming it was working before now, has anything changed, like an extension cord?

Can you check the voltage to it preferably before and during operation?

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