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We have a pk5020 puma air compressor that will star slowly then come to a stop. It flips the electriccal on the motor.

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  • follettepott Oct 09, 2010

    Thats the first thing we did, they check out OK.

    What next.



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Before I would do anything else I would change the capacitors on the motor...
It sounds like one or more depending on the motor of the capacitors are bad...
They are not giving the motor enough kick to get it going up to speed...


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  • D. Floyd Kolb
    D. Floyd Kolb Oct 10, 2010

    Does the motor run with no load? If not then the motor is bad is so check all wire connections for a poor connection which could cause low voltage. Is the relief valve working so that the motor is not starting under load?



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