Sullivan 175 q sir compressor starts runs 15 min then shuts off

by Richard Fernandez
(Mountain center ca )

I have a Sullivan 175 q air compressor with a John Deere Diesel engine starts good, sounds good, but after 10-15 min I see oil pressure drop and engine shuts off


fluids are all good

temp gauge is not over heating

can't figure it out please help thanks

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Jun 17, 2017
Sullivan 185 q compressor starts runs 15 min then shuts off
by: Doug in s.d.ca.

It's a 185, yeah?

Anyway, weather's warming up - your water temp may be OK, but that doesn't mean the oil is. Maybe change it if it's been awhile.

May have to get a Deere mechanic to look at it.

Good luck.

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