Kobalt is pure crap!

by Scott
(Winterville NC)

I have an 8gal 1.8hp 120vac model, used very little and now it runs a few and cuts out and motor boggs down. I can cut it off and it runs a little more. This compressor has been used very little, I bought it new from Lowes Crap Central. After reading the many many negative comments on this equipment I would recommend and broadcast to any and all - DON'T BUY ANYTHING FROM KOBALT, IT IS A CHEAP HUSTLE LOWES SELLS THIS STUFF FOR, BARELY MAKES IT OUT OF WARRANTY ONLY TO FAIL SOON THERE AFTER!!

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Sep 30, 2017
me too. It only works in intervals.
by: Freddy Starman

I have the same problem with mine; although I must say, I am not as frustrated as this guy here.

I was hoping for some solution postings but no one has written anything meaningful yet.

So when I experience this problem, I find that disconnecting the unit from the plug, and letting the air out of the compressor completely will reset the system, and you will be able to turn it on and get it going again, but here is the thing. it only works for a few more minutes before you have to repeat the procedure. Yes it is annoying, but what can I say. the compressor was only $130. I guess you get what you pay for. I hope this was helpful.

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