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Engine does not restart to build up more air

Compressor was working. Air dropped to almost zero but engine will not restart. Switching off power does not make any difference. Bottom of electric motor is very hot.

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I would guess that the motor is overheating and the thermal cutoff is kicking in. Once the unit cools down, it will probably run again.
Check the motor for oil etc. You will need to determine why the motor is getting hot.

Dan

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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