Model 106.152540 Compressor locks up??

by James Emmons
(Kansas City, MO)

Sears / Craftsman 106.152540 compressor oil fill

Sears / Craftsman 106.152540 compressor oil fill

5/09/2015 A Model 106.152540 100 psi single cylinder utility air compressor tipped over.


Since then, the electric motor runs great, but the compressor will only turn about half a revolution before pulling down the electric motor.

I opened the top of the compressor and can manually rotate the compressor and watch what I think is the piston, move up and down.

How do I free the compressor up??

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May 10, 2015
Model 106.152540 Compressor
by: Bill

Try removing the tank check valve (where the line from the pump enters the tank) and ensure that it is debris free.

Test. Add a comment here as to the result, if you would.

Bill

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