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This usually occurs when the motors internal thermal / amp breaker opens due to overload or weak breaker. Use an amp gauge to test for too much amp draw. If amp draw is normal, then problem could be the in-tank check valve leaking pressure back to the pump overloading the system, or weak capacitor or weak breaker. Bypass the breaker temporarily if the amp draw is normal to test system. Good luck

Psi Air Tools &... | Answered on Jul 08, 2019


Check to see if a staple is jammed. Please, disconnect first! Also make sure they are loaded the right direction. If not, they will not come out.

Psi Air Tools &... | Answered on Jun 25, 2019


Let it cool down and see if it will restart. The brushes could be worn. Tap the motor while pressing the start button. If it goes, then that is what the problem is.

Psi Air Tools &... | Answered on Feb 20, 2019


Assuming the nailer is in good order the problem is likely with the nails - the type, style, quality of nail you are using might not suit the nailer.
Some nails are poorly made and although I haven't personally measured them I suspect some nails purporting to be a particular gauge are either under or over the size. If they are imported, for instance, from a country using the metric system, they will probably be produced from sheet steel of a convenient metric dimension that is a near equivalent size, but not an exact match - 1.2 mm sheet is a tad smaller than 18 gauge while 1.3 mm is midway between 17 and 18 gauge.

Just a theory you understand.

Some nailers will be a little more roomy than others, especially those that have been worn in.
In addition it is equally possible the nailer was designed for metric nails but exporting to a country where metric nails would be unobtainable the manufacturer specifies a near equivalent, sometimes opting for the higher number and sometimes for the lower number - we see this a lot with imported clothes and shoes.

Psi Air Tools &... | Answered on Nov 04, 2018


This could possibly be, you have some water from condensation buildup inside the tank, liquid does not compress. Before this next step make sure the tank is to 0 psi! Now, there should be a relief valve Wingnut on the bottom. Loosen the wing nut and drain as needed. Then retighten the wingnut (Do not overtighten). Plug the compressor in and try it. My second suggestion is, the psi adjustment pressure knob could be faulty replace as needed!

Psi Air Tools &... | Answered on Nov 04, 2018


I would guess approximately 9-10 but your best bet would be to contract Campbell Hausfield directly.,

Psi Air Tools &... | Answered on Oct 05, 2018


any pressure control unit will fit that make
you can get them from e-bay are any compressor repair shop

Psi Air Tools &... | Answered on Oct 05, 2018


Fixya does not sell power cords.

Psi Air Tools &... | Answered on Jun 19, 2018


Probably exhaust air and most smaller compressors seem to take forever to fully charge. But would take back and have them give you new one to check if there is a difference.

Psi Air Tools &... | Answered on Feb 24, 2018

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