Only pumps to 20 lbs and keeps on running

by Ron Pfeffer
(The villages Fl)

It is a small 1 horsepower 3 gallon craftsman air compressor that will pump no more than 20psi.


Should I take the head off and investigate?

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Jul 16, 2015
Compressor only pumps to 20 lbs
by: Bill

See the troubleshooting section on this site and the page about why air compressors run and run and don't build pressure found there.

All compressor things to be checked are noted on this page.

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