Compressor will start and run for 10 sec and shut off.

by Joe brown
(Lubbock Texas )

My compressor will start and run for 10 sec and shut off. I have to bleed the air line in order for the reset button to trip.


I've check the capacitor and pressure switch and have to repeat all the steps to get enough air to air up a tire and also changed the oil.

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Nov 19, 2017
John Simpson
by: Doug in s.d.ca.

Same as to Joe Brown - model?

Please start a new thread - your problem is probably different than his, and you may or may not have the same model.

I have no idea why you'd "I suspect the start switch is fused close", given the stated symptom. You could explain that in your new post.

Thanks.

Nov 19, 2017
Compressor will start and run for 10 sec and shut off
by: John Simpson

I have a 2,5HP, 21 Gallon compressor that runs for about 10 seconds also, then shuts off.
I suspect the start switch is fused close, but I can't locate physically the switch nor do I see it in the exploded assembly diagram. Is the start switch a serviceable part?

Jul 15, 2016
model?
by: Doug in s.d.ca

They make a lot of different ones...

Are you running on an extension cord?

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