Craftsman 5.5 HP compressor trips breaker

by John hagan
(Willis tx)

Craftsman 5.5 HP 25 gallon compressor runs for about 2_to 3 mins then trips the circuit breaker and its on a 20 amp breaker by itself what could be causing this thanks and hope to hear some good news

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Mar 26, 2017
Craftsman 5.5 HP 25 gallon compressor
by: Bill

Hi John.

Please have a look at this:

http://www.about-air-compressors.com/testing-capacitors.html

Please test your motor caps, and let us know what you found, K?

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