Huskey Q19 Would only start if I spin the belt to kick start it.

by Brad Jones
(Huntington Beach, California)

The Husky Q19 air compressor

The Husky Q19 air compressor

The Husky Q19 air compressor
Areas where I saw flashes and heard popping coming from.
Can I unscrew the cap pull the fan and blow it out?

I plugged in the compressor directly into a wall socket and it would not start. I opened up the top. All of the connections seemed solid so I pushed the belt a little bit and the compressor started to run. It seemed sluggish though Im not familiar with the unit. I had just purchased it a garage sale a day earlier. They had turned it on for a moment with an extension cord for a minute or two before I gave then 60 dollars for it. When I came home the next day. I did not run it long because I saw some sparks and heard some popping noise from the motor. I not sure if this was normal or not. I don't know what it worth so I'm not sure if spending $200.00 for a new motor assembly is worth it. Does this motor have bushings that can be replaced? I read all of the articles regarding Husky compressors. Can this be a start capacitor problem? the motor ran on all three setting. Lots of cob webs and spiders came out when I started it. Could this just be dust in the motor area that just need to be blown out?It does not sound good. Im afraid the the motor is burned out I hope that no so.


Thank you.

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Dec 28, 2015
Same Problem, except not a sound...
by: Anonymous

Is there a reset button under the cover? (Haven't looked).

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