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Tooo quiet now, no pressure

AIR Compressor -running normally, quite load - then loud pop noise - now about 1/2 as noisey and no pressure builds. what is the likely cause or repair? thank you

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Sounds like a line or compressor blew. Hard to say. Look for wet spots on the lines for A/C oil leaking.

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