Ran My June Air compressor out of oil!
by Jan Cutini
Indavertently ran the thing out of oil... Filled the oil so that I see it in the little bubble window but now the compressor tries to start - the green light comes on for a second or two - then it shuts off - This cycle repeats every two minutes or so.
Without having the compressor here to take a look at, all I can surmise from your post is that your compressor has reacted to the lack of oil and has become damaged.
If the pump became really hot, for example, the piston may have seized in the pump, and since the motor is connected to the shaft that drives the pump, if the pump cannot move then the motor cannot start.
That you see the green light indicates to me that the power is getting from the pressure switch to the motor.
Depending on your skill set, see if you can access the pump crank and, after disconnecting the motor, see if the pump piston will move.
Sorry, you may have done real damage depending on how long you ran the Jun Air without oil and how hot it got.