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My Proforce VPP200604 won't turn on. When I plug it in, it hums, but motor doesn't turn on. the motor will spin easily when I turn the fan.

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  • mowenc Jul 16, 2010

    Thanks for your help. There is no pressure in the tank so it sounds like a starting capacitor.

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I need to amend my last statement. Your problem is probably a burned out starting capacitor but it could also be a nonfunctional presure release valve. If your compressor start when there is no pressure but has these symptoms when there is pressure then the problem is the pressure relief valve rather than the starting capacitor.

Posted on Jul 15, 2010

  • jonesspammai Jul 19, 2010

    Your welcome, sorry for the slow response I don't seem to be getting my notices when I get comments.

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