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you can check at Thomas industrial supply Inc. they are in schofield Wisconsin. this guy can find anything and can repair anything. he is a dealer for most everything. good inexpensive stuff. he has a website too.

Porter Cable Air... | Answered 2 days ago


You can try a new capacitor, or test your existing one.
Plug its power cord directly to an outlet, no extensions, power lost in inapropiate power cords is also a probable cause.
Does the motor turn by hand or is it sticking?
One thing is an electric problem, another would be mechanical.

Porter Cable Air... | Answered on Mar 01, 2019


The brushes are not replaceable - it is an entire motor assembly.
1) remove the 2 screws holding the top handle on
2) remove the 2 screws on the top of the housing (front either side of switch)
3) remove single screw holding cord hook (rear side of housing)
4) remove small torx screw in the shaker handle and remove the handle
Flip over and using a screwdriver begin to pry the top cover off the housing (easiest to get the front side off first)

Porter Cable... | Answered on Feb 02, 2019


The handhelds are not meant to be calibrated, recycle properly and invest in a PLS3 or PLS5, they have a 3 year exchange warranty: https://www.plslaser.com/pls-best-class-warranty/

Porter Cable... | Answered on Jan 20, 2019


First take off the head on the air pump and check the reed valves on the valve plate. If they got hot and warped or cracked they'll work to a point then no more pressure can be built up. Next check the pistion ring and cylinder wall. If either is damaged you'll only get so much pressure build-up then it will leak past the piston.

Porter Cable... | Answered on Jan 02, 2019


Would need make and model......check Harbor Freight......Northern Hydraulics......

Porter Cable... | Answered on Dec 28, 2018


Push down slightly on the saw to take pressure of then pull the pin.

Porter Cable... | Answered on Nov 19, 2018


Why generators do not generate electricity

1. Fault phenomenon

When the generator set speed reaches the rated speed, the AC exciter stator excitation circuit switch is closed and the voltage regulator is adjusted to the maximum value when the generator speed reaches the rated speed.

2. failure cause
The generator core remanence disappears or is too weak, the newly installed unit is disturbed by long-distance transportation or the generator is placed for too long, the generator core remanence disappears or the remanence inductance is weak, which results in the generator remanence voltage vanishing or less than the normal remanence voltage value.

Porter Cable... | Answered on Oct 25, 2018


Look for a button that will lock the collet in place. This will allow you to adjust the collet with a single wrench, without having to wrestle with several wrenches.

Porter Cable... | Answered on Oct 25, 2018


any word on type of nailer?

Porter Cable... | Answered on Oct 24, 2018


Porter Cable has not offered a replacement for their poorly designed 19.2V chargers. I had the same problem and happen to like my drill and circular saw. I found a universal charger called a model number CHUN-2420. Google it--I got mine for $27 plus shipping. All you need to do to make this work is splice 3 wires.

My charger is a PC model 8624, so the instructions might vary slightly between the chargers. Remove the six screws on the bottom of your PC charger. Remove the bottom section. Remove the screw(s) that attach the circuit card to the plastic housing. Disconnect the 3 pin white charging connector from the circuit card, and cutoff the connector. Discard the circuit card and power cord. Cut the 3 conductor (red/yellow/black) cable coming out of the Chun-2420 approximately 2' from the charger. Splice these three wires to the three wires in the charger housing that connect to your battery. In my situation, Red/Red, Yellow/Yellow, White/Black. To verify, red=positive, black/white=negative, yellow=temperature sensor. Wrap the red/yellow/black cable with electrical tape where it exits the PC charger through the power cord hole. Re-attach the bottom.

Porter Cable... | Answered on Oct 23, 2018


OF course it should might have to wait on pressure at times tho

Porter Cable Air... | Answered on Oct 22, 2018


push down on the button in the front of the battery and slide the battery forward.

Porter Cable... | Answered on Oct 12, 2018


you were given it because it was junk
fixing it will be a waste of time and money
the overheating indicates burnt out wiring in fields or armature

Porter Cable... | Answered on Oct 10, 2018

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