Builds pressure to 40 PSI and shuts down

Gas powered compressor builds to 40 psi then shuts down relieve air pressure starts back up 40 psi shuts down won't start back up unless you bleed the air off. Any ideas?

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Oct 28, 2017
40 PSI shut down
by: Doug in s.d.ca.

Is it lugging down?

If so, check your tank check valve.

If that's not it, more detail, please.

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