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Pond aerator has stopped pushing adequate air through the diffusers. After 7 years of satisfactory air output, compressor stopped pushing air through 15 ft deep diffuser and only pushes about 1/2 volume through 6 ft deep diffuser. When I blow air through the diffuser hoses with a nozzle from a tool air compressor there is a huge volume of bubbles, so I don't think diffusers are clogged with vegetation or mud. I pulled up the shallow diffuser and it was clean. When I turn the compressor off and then back on there is a larger volume of air for a few hours in the shallow diffuser but it dissipates in time. Is air leaking from the compressor ? What can I check to see if compressor is shot?d

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If the compressor is a diaphram type, the diaphram is likely bad. Replace the diaphram.

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