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I have a ch 28 gal (wl611700aj) air compressor,it pumps up to 80 psi.wont pump up any further but does keep running.whats your thoughts?

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Here are a couple of things to check. While the compressor is running spray soapy water on all airlines, fittings, bottom of pressure switch, regulator and drain valve to make sure that they are not leaking. A small leak will prevent the unit from reaching cutout limit. Repair as needed. Next unplug compressor and remove cover to expose cylinder and piston. Move piston to top of cylinder and check for scratches or wear neer top of cylinder. If scratched, air is bypassing piston ring and will not reach cutout pressure. If cylinder looks good and no leaks then problem most likely is valve plate/ reed valves or head gasket. Problems within head will cause low pressure and air line to tank will be very hot. Bad reed valves will also cause air to blow out of intake when it reaches 75 to 80 psi. Parts are available at www.chpower.com or at www.toolpartsdirect.com. Good luck

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    vertical exhaust tube has a small crack in it near where it goes in to the tank. It is a brass tube near the housing. I have had two of these go bad on me in about 8 yrs.

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