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Air compressor leak

When I turn on my air compressor, there is a leak on the side of the discharge non return valve preventing air to accumulate in the receiver. It appears that the check valve had a pinhole deliberately drilled inot its side, si that common? Should there be a hole on the check valve on the outlet of compressor beore entering the receiver?

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If this hole looks factory drilled thats what the valve is for and is weak and needs to be replaced if someone has drilled it into the valve it will still need to be replaced

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