How to install the reed valves?

by John
(Knoxville, TN)

Won't build pressure above 20 PSI.


I've read a ton off articles on line and watched a bunch of videos on this problem, but I am asking for help with one specific issue. That is, how to install the reed valves.

Actually, one is easy to install as it fits in a groove in the valve plate below.

The other reed valve is supposed to fit in a similar groove in the valve plate that lies above it and for the life of me, I cannot figure out how to do this.

Can you help?

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May 10, 2016
How to install the valves?
by: Bill

Probably be a whole lot easier for someone to help you if they knew what model of compressor you have, John.

Please add the model number as a comment here.

Better yet, start a new thread, refer it to this post, and add a few pictures of the pump open and the valve positioning you need help with. I'll put the new post and this one together.

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