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The rigid double stack air compressor fills up with air fine.When i start to use it no air pressure comes out.

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There has to be a restriction where the air leaves the compressor. Remove the supply fitting and check to make sure the hole is open into the tank. Also look to see if the fitting isn't blocked. If none of this is the case check the air line for blockage and also check to make sure there is no shut off valve in the line that isn't open.

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