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1 HP 3 Gallon Air Compressor does not build up pressure.

The motor runs like normal but only gets about 20 PSI. It is only 2 years old with very little use.

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  • jim_vincent Jun 29, 2009

    Took it apart and replaced the head gasket. Work fine.

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It sounds like the regulator is out of whack turning down increases air pressure. make sure there is no leaks

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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    paul sandouk Jul 05, 2009

    good for you i have had 3 or 4 compressors i usually just end up selling them all of them at lest 5-8 years old. never had a Craftsmen did not trust them. Campbell Maxus Puma. Good Job paul

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