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The compressor only reach 50 PSI.

Ican feel some air around the short tube that connects the guage to the compressor. Can this be fixed. the compressor is fairly new and not used very much, only for home projects.

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  • joelcct Mar 06, 2009

    Same issue Bostitch compressor. Its the small compression fitting at the gauge manifold. Anybody know how to disconnect and seal it? The end attached to the tank has a nut. The end at the gauge doesn't, with no obvious means of disconnecting it.

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Does the compressor continue to run but not build more pressure? In which case it is an air leak most likely, or does the compressor shut off at 50 PSI? In which case it is mose likely the pressure switch. If it is an air leak you can un-screw the guage and coat with putty or teflon tape and reinstall to clog the leak around the threads..

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  • Tripp REa Feb 09, 2009

    Does the compressor continue to run but not build more pressure? In which case it is an air leak most likely, or does the compressor shut off at 50 PSI? In which case it is mose likely the pressure switch. If it is an air leak you can un-screw the guage and coat with putty or teflon tape and reinstall to clog the leak around the threads..

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