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I have a briggs & Stratton Brute air compressor, model 074003. It won't build pressure past 30lbs. It starts leaking air at the housing where the on/off switch is located.

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Sir please stop all leakages and check the limit switch setings and seet its working.

Posted on Sep 07, 2009

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  • matthew benz Nov 03, 2010

    I am in the same boat as you and have found a site for parts to be extremely helpful www.arkansas-ope.com. It sounds like the check valve to me. hope you can get it fixed. I love my brute AC

  • toolguy23 Dec 01, 2010

    that is correct it is your check valve leaking back to your unloader valve very easy fix and not that expensive

  • swheels71 Jun 23, 2011

    Its the rubber seal under the pressur switch I have the same problem its common it has a rip in it

  • croftboy98 Aug 07, 2011

    I have the same problem, where can I get a replacement seal?

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