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Compressor not running

I have voltage on the compressor but its not starting its pulling thirteen amps on the 120 volt line is the compressor gone or is it the start components

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Try replacing the relay.

I would get a universal relay, if it doesn't start keep the relay for your new Ref. if needed.

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Why the heck is my compressor turning on and off, and on and off, and on and off?!


Has the compressor unit been modified?
The compressor motor should be the kind of power it is rated for. If it is a 120 volt compressor motor, the power feed needs to be of 120 volts.
If it is a 240 volt compressor motor, the power feed needs to be 240 volts.
If the compressor says it is 120/240 volts, then that needs to be checked, the wiring diagram given for the voltage applied must be followed.
Wrong voltage to the motor will cause an overcurrent or overload on the motor and cause the motor protection device to short cycle the operation of the motor.

If the above is correct in the compressor wiring, check the pressure switch.
The pressure switch energizes and cuts power to the motor directly. Is the pressure switch contacts staying closed? Is the pressure switch reading the tank pressure? The pressure switch has springs keeping pressure for them to stay closed, in contact, and if the contacts are pitted or defective, intemitent contact may show as a result.
Personaly, I think you have the compressor connected to the wrong voltage.

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Compressor causes 20 amp breaker to trip.


If I did the math correctly, 5.5 HP is right at the boarderline of 20 amps, particularly for an older machine that has some deteriorating electronics.

What to do? Can you reconfig the motor to run on 220 Volts??? It would then run on 1/2 the amps.

If you have a dedicated 120 line for this compressor now ... all you have to do to change that to 220 is change the breaker (I presume you have a vacant slot to do this). Find the "neutral" for that wire (white) ane make it the "red" for your compressor line ... (and mark it as such for your future behefit) change the outlet from 110 V 20 A to 220 V 20 A. Both lines will run on #12 with G wire.

If you dont have a slot, you could change one of your standard slots to a "piggy back" remodeling style breaker (has two breakers in one slot). This will free up one slot in your panel for the new 220 (double pole) breaker.

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Assuming there is nothing wrong with the generator, I'm not sure what the Amp rating on a 1 hp compressor is, but starting currents can be 5 or more times the rated current, especially for starting heavy loads like compressors. While the motor only needs it for a short time, if it doesn't get it, it ain't gonna start. If you really need to run this compressor off this generator, one possible solution is to see if the compressor motor has connections inside to wire it for 240 volt operation. I realize in theory you should have available the same full power rating from the generator at 120 v and 240 v. However, many times a motor will still start more easily on 240 than 120, for the same reason that automobile starters went from 6 volt to 12 volt. If you do change the voltage to 240, BE SURE TO CHANGE THE POWER CORD AND PLUG ON THE COMPRESSOR!!!

As a side note, I have one of these generators I purchased as "refurbished", and it is flakey. It works, mostly, but not exactly right. I'm working on it. So anything COULD be wrong.

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