Question about Air Tools & Compressors
Stupid thing start smoking. I take the plastic cover off and turn it back on, sparks are flying and then the collector catches fire which stops as soon as I unplug it. I take it apart to clean the collector, the brushes are chiped and worn. I lightly sand them and the collector, put it all back together turn it on exact same thing happens. Possilby one of the flat surfaces that makes up the collector is a little off compared to the others and is causing the issue? Kolbalt won't warranty it as they have a new manufactureer now.
You may have a short in the wiring if the fire stops when you unplug it. Sounds like something electrical is arcing. This is dangerous and you should take it to a qualified repair shop. Using it in this condition can cause serious injury or death.
Posted on Jan 17, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 14, 2013 | Kobalt 5.2 HP 80-Gallon 175 PSI Electric...
Feb 08, 2013 | Kobalt 5.2 HP 80-Gallon 175 PSI Electric...
Aug 10, 2012 | Air Tools & Compressors
Jul 29, 2012 | Air Tools & Compressors
Dec 15, 2010 | Dewalt d55151 factory reconditioned emglo...
Aug 02, 2010 | Hitachi EC12 Portable Electric 2hp Air...
Apr 20, 2009 | Air Tools & Compressors
Apr 01, 2009 | Dewalt 2 Hp 4 GAL Air Compressor
635 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: