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I was given a 3-HP HDC pancake compressor a few days ago and the man (he was throwing it away) said it worked although a bit slow to build up pressure and that it needed a new gasket. Is it worth keeping and having repaired? How much is a new gasket for this unit likely to cost?

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An HDC air compressor is probably the cheapest air compressor you could buy. I would bet that a new one would probably be cheaper than the parts and shipping to fix the one you have if you can even find them.

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Hi app_3rp778
I would suggest that you replace the head gasket, it should not cost too much to replace it.
I would guess the gasket would be around $10-$15 usd
If you replace it yourself it would be very advantageous as the repair cost would only be the gasket.
If you take it to a repair shop, I would guess they would charge around $50-$60 usd for the repair of the compressor and replacement of the gasket
Do some research on the web for your parts or check out the webpage below.
Have the parts sent to your house...will be cheaper to take the part to the repair shop then to have them order it...they normally charge 200% on parts.
Also look at the following webpage for repair of the gasket and some more hints on how to repair a porter cable compressor pancake compressor, it is not your compressor but it will be somewhat like your compressors repair procedures.
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http://www.ereplacementparts.com/porter-cable-cf2600-type-pancake-air-compressor-parts-c-129_1662_2167.html

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Try resetting the pressure switch which should have a regulating device in it somewhere.

Posted on Jun 06, 2010

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