My 919.165060 Sears compressor runs for a long time

by JK
(Michigan)

My 5.5 HP Sears compressor runs for a long time just to build up 20 PSI, probably about 20 minutes The model number is 919 165060 any idea what is wrong? I do not hear any air leakage. it is an upright tank 25 gallon. Thanks, John

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Dec 18, 2014
Craftsman running long time
by: Bill

JK, see the troubleshooting page about why air compressors run but don't build pressure. Lots of things to check.

When you have, add a comment here with your findings, if you wish.

Bill

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