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Craftsman air compressor bearing flywheel

I have a Craftsman Model # 919.153130 (919.153131) air compressor that has bearing flywheel issues. The bearing flywheel has lost the shaft key from the motor shaft. The bearing flywheel rubs against the the motor housing and the flywheel slips while the motor shaft is turning. Is there any type of buffer/washer/bearing protection between the motor housing and the bearing flywheel? How do I get a new motor shaft key to fit into the bearing flywheel or am I missing something else? I have looked at the parts schematics and see nothing about a flywheel/motor shaft key, nor do I see any type of flywheel/motor housing buffer protection. Help, I don't want buy a new compressor after this one has served me so well for many years. Thanks

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Your local hardware store should have one. The model number will probably not help; you will need to measure the keyway width and height to buy key stock of those dimensions then cut off the length you need.
Hope this helps.

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