Central Pneumatic pancake compressor squeals loudly?

by allen
(tallahassee,florida,leon)

my 1.5hp,6 gallon pancake compressor squeals loudly when power is turned on


the compressor was working fine, then the next time i turned it on ,it started squealing and not compressing.

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Dec 27, 2018
Central Pneumatic squeal
by: Doug in s.d.ca.

Sounds like your drive belt broke, and is stuck somewhere around the motor shaft...

You may be able to see it from below the cover, but you didn't give a model, so not sure.

Good luck.

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