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Slow to impossible to reach 150 lbs.

I have investigated this problem and it is a constant leak from an inline brass component that appears to be some sort of pressure relief valve for when the compressor shuts off. The main pressure relief valve does not leak at all except when I pull on the ring attached to it.

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  • fredericksim May 11, 2010

    Where is the leak , at the pressure switch or at a brass valve in the tank . I need a little more info to help solve this problem.

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The back pressure valve may have some carbon build up o it, or the spring may be weak pull it apart and lightly sand the disk rinse with gas and lightly oil and reinstall.

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