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Most pressure switches use a diaphragm to activate the contacts that may leak, however, air leaking from the unloader after compressor reaches cut-out is result of in-tank check valve. Easy to check. Turn off power to unit and remove 1/4" tubing at the check valve (follow 1/4 tubing from pressure switch to check valve). If leaking remove from tank and clean debris under seat or replace with generic from www.grainger.com Good luck

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