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Bostitch N60 finish gun - air leaks out of the trigger when the air hose is connected

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There is an oring that is probably broke in half, It is referred to as a purple o ring. You can buy the whole trigger assembly but I think that just replacing the one will get you going. Let me know and I will try and help more

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Replace the trigger assembly part # TVA6, I am assuming the valve assembly in your gun is green, if so they are highly pron to failing. The new valve assembly will be white and should last the life of the tool.

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