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The compressor does not build pressure

The gauges never show any pressure

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Check that the pressure unloader in the switch is working properly. This should open when the compressor is turned off and close when it turns on again. It releases the pressure from the compressor so it doesn't have to start against the pressure.
If this is not being actuated or is stuck it might be the problem. You will hear the air escaping while the machine is running if this is the problem.

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