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My air compressor seems to be tripping my breaker when i turn it on. i used to tap the top of the contact switch case and it would free up. now i cannot get it to do anything but trip my breaker. maybe a coil needs replaced. contacts stuck. im not sure. its a single stage 6hp upright oil less unit.

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First make sure your on at least a 20amp circut then plug into it directly.if that doesn't do it.if that doesn't do it you can get by the old scool way using very fine sand paper and clean very lightly till you can get a new contact box,also make sure your wire leads to the contacts are snug and clean.

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