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Normally when the air will not drive the tool, it is because 1- the tool is rusted up inside, 2- there is no lubrication of the moving parts - which can be remedied by putting something like WD40 in the inlet with the air switch open, 3- the drive parts are broken or worn out, 4- not enough air volume/pressure to run the sander.
You probably need to spray some lube as above & see if that will get it to work. Also turn the sander part by hand. Rick

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    i tried all these things and it still doesnt work

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