Central Pneumatic 3 gal Air compressor won't fill

by Joyce Robinson
(Luverne AL U.S.)

I have a Central Pneumatic 3 gal oilless air compressor. It won't fill past 20 psi. I've gone thru the trouble shooting suggestions and still nothing. Not sure it's worth fixing although it's brand new and I hate being screwed out of $79. Suggestions ?

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Aug 27, 2018
CP won't fill
by: Doug in s.d.ca.

If you just bought it, (store in Troy?)
they should just give you a new one.

The drain calve is closed, right?


Aug 26, 2018
Central Pneumatic 3 gal
by: Bill

I hear you. Not many folks can trash $80 and not feel the ouch!

What happens when the tank air pressure gets to 20 PSI? Does the compressor shut off or does it run and run?

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