The compressor runs then doesn't idle down

by Chuck
(Washington)

It starts and runs fine then when it's built up the needed pressure it fails to idle down. It slowly begins to bog down until it dies.

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Jun 28, 2016
Compressor doesn't idle down
by: Bill

That suggests that the throttle control isn't working properly. It's supposed to reduce engine RPM when the tank is at cut out pressure, and then increase the engine RPMs when the low pressure cut in is reached.

Have a look at it, make sure it's not gummed up and free to operate.

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