GA37 saftey valve issues

GA37 loads and unloads fine but pressure relief in oil separator keeps blowing off

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Aug 31, 2017
Safety valve caused by dryer freezing??
by: Carl

Anonymous, that's not true, if the dryer freezes up then you won't get any pressure to the system and the compressor will just go onload offload onload offload continuously (just the same as if you turned the ball valve off on the compressor outlet)

If the separator safety valve goes off on the separator tank, then the separator filter is blocked, that is the purpose of the valve.

Aug 30, 2017
Safety valve
by: Anonymous

Had this issue. If there is an integral dryer and it is freezing up it will cause this as the pressure sensor is after the dryer. It sees demand but cant let the air out of the unit. Need to check hot gas bypass on dryer.

Oct 29, 2016
Dont adjust it!!!
by: Carl

Please never EVER adjust a safety valve!!!! If you suspect it being faulty then replace it!!! Adjusting a safety valve can be literally lethal!!!

Oct 28, 2016
by: Carl

Your separator filter is blocked, have a full service done on it and it will run perfectly again

Oct 27, 2016
GA37 saftey valve issues
by: Doug in

Is it going off for cause? Or at a safe pressure?

If the latter, try cleaning it in solvent and blow dry. If it still goes off on safe pressure, either adjust it if adjustable, or replace.

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