Troubleshooting Your
      Compressor



Problems troubleshooting your air compressor? I sure hate it when a tool I have does not work properly or, even works at all. When it comes to my air compressor not working, if it does not work right, then a whole bunch of my air tools cannot work either. So here's a forum page about troubleshooting your compressor, with questions and answers that cover many compressor issues. Read on!

If there is no air, then there is no work from air tools. Simple. Time to figure out what the problem is with my compressor, and that means troubleshooting it.

To help you with your troubleshooting your air compressor I have added a link to most frequently asked questions about why air compressors do not work, and linked below to those pages to help troubleshooting air compressors, below.

Farther down on this page is a link to brand specific pages with compressor issues and remedies about each of the compressor brands listed. The contents of the compressor brand pages are questions, answers, and comments from visitors like yourself about each of the brands. Visitor comments are useful in that they will help others with the same type of air compressor and compressor problems that you have, and help me when I am stymied by a compressor or air compressor problem.

If you have comments about a specific air compressor brand, please visit that page and use the form to add your thoughts. It will help all other users of that brand of compressor.

Or, use this search box to find an answer to your air compressor troubleshooting question.

If you have a compressor troubleshooting issue that is not already addressed and your search does not return an answer from this site, please post your question on the ASK page here, or on the brand specific forums found here and we''ll try to help you out.

Basic Compressor Maintenance & Info


Not Enough Air Troubleshooting


Compressor Blows Fuses / Breakers


Brand Specific Troubleshooting Tips


Broken Compressor Parts Troubleshooting


Compressor Capacitor Troubleshooting


Gas or Diesel Powered Compressor Issues



Compressor Motor Troubleshooting


Compressor Oil Troubleshooting


Plumbing Issues & Troubleshooting


Pressure Issues & Troubleshooting Pressure


Compressor Pressure Switch Troubleshooting


Compressor Pressure Relief Valve Troubleshooting



Compressor Pump Troubleshooting


Compressor Regulator Troubleshooting


Compressor Starting Troubleshooting


Troubleshooting A Compressor
                 That Won't Stop



Compressor Unloader Valve Troubleshooting


Compressor Water Issues


Brand specific compressor troubleshooting tips can be found here on this site.

If you took a moment to add a comment about your experiences or solutions on any of the questions posted about specific brands of air compressors, it would certainly help others with similar compressor problems.

Thanks much.

Bill