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I have a portible air compressor, with two gauges on it and it takes a long time to reach its pressure, also once reached it does not shut down

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Make sure the air intake filter is clean and make sure there is no leaks in the metal lines and hoses of the compressor by putting liquid soap around the fittings and looking for bubbles. If the compressor is used a lot you might have bad ring on the piston. Since it does not shut off when it reaches pressor the pressor switch might be adjusted right or if it does not adjust you have to replace the pressure switch.

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