My air compressor will not shut off?

by Allen
(Thunder Bay ON Canada)

My 5HP compressor starts and runs fine but when it reaches max (shutdown) pressure it will not shut off. How do I re-adjust the controls?

Hello Allen.
I suspect it's not a question of re-adjusting the controls, but finding out, why all of a sudden, your air compressor will not shut off.

Your air compressor is dangerous now, and I wouldn't use it if it were mine until I got it fixed.

When the air pressure in the tank reaches and bypasses the normal compressor cut out pressure setting, is the pressure switch tripping the power off?

If not, then I would be replacing the pressure switch right away.


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