Harbor Freight Tools 6 gal. 1.5 HP 150 PSI Professional Air Compressor Product manual

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Table of Contents
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Setup
WARNING SYMBOLS AND DEFINITIONS
This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to potential
personal injury hazards. Obey all safety messages that
follow this symbol to avoid possible injury or death.
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
will result in death or serious injury.
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
could result in death or serious injury.
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
could result in minor or moderate injury.
Operation
Addresses practices not related to personal injury.
Maintenance
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
WARNING Read all safety warnings and instructions.
Failure to follow the warnings and instructions may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury.
Save all warnings and instructions for future reference.
The warnings, precautions, and instructions discussed in this instruction manual cannot cover all possible
conditions and situations that may occur. It must be understood by the operator that common sense
and caution are factors which cannot be built into this product, but must be supplied by the operator.
c. Keep children and bystanders away
from an operating compressor.
d. Never leave a tool unattended
with the air hose attached.
2. Electrical safety
a. Compressor plugs must match the outlet.
Never modify the plug in any way.
Do not use any adapter plugs with grounded
compressors. Standard plugs and matching
outlets will reduce risk of electric shock.
b. Do not expose compressor to rain or wet
conditions. Water entering a compressor
will increase the risk of electric shock.
c. Do not abuse the cord. Never use the
cord for unplugging the compressor.
Keep cord away from heat, oil, sharp edges
or moving parts. Damaged or entangled
cords increase the risk of electric shock.
3. Personal safety
a. Stay alert, watch what you are doing and
use common sense when operating this
compressor. Do not use this compressor
while you are tired or under the influence
of drugs, alcohol or medication. A moment
of inattention while operating a compressor
may result in serious personal injury.
b. Use personal protective equipment.
Always wear ANSI-approved eye
protection during setup and use.
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4. Compressor use and care
a. Do not use the compressor if the switch
does not turn it on and off. Any compressor
that cannot be controlled with the switch
is dangerous and must be repaired.
b. Disconnect the plug from the power source
before making any adjustments, changing
accessories, or storing the compressor.
Such preventive safety measures reduce the
risk of starting the compressor accidentally.
Setup
b. Do not operate the Compressor in explosive
atmospheres, such as in the presence
of flammable liquids, gases or dust.
Compressor motors produce sparks
which may ignite the dust or fumes.
c. Store an idle compressor out of the reach
of children and do not allow persons
unfamiliar with the compressor or these
instructions to operate it. A compressor is
dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
d. Maintain the compressor. Keep the
compressor clean for better and safer
performance. Follow instructions for
lubricating and changing accessories.
Keep dry, clean and free from oil and grease.
Check for misalignment or binding of moving
parts, breakage of parts and any other
condition that may affect the compressor’s
operation. If damaged, have the compressor
repaired before use. Many accidents are
caused by a poorly maintained compressor.
e. Use the compressor in accordance with
these instructions, taking into account
the working conditions and the work to
be performed. Use of the compressor for
operations different from those intended
could result in a hazardous situation.
5. Service
a. Have your compressor serviced by a
qualified repair person using only identical
replacement parts. This will ensure that the
safety of the compressor is maintained.
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Operation
a. Keep work area clean and well lit.
Cluttered or dark areas invite accidents.
c. Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the
switch is in the off‑position before connecting
to power source or moving the compressor.
Maintenance
1. Work area safety
Safety
General Safety Warnings
Air Compressor Safety Warnings
Safety
1. Risk of fire or explosion - do not spray
flammable liquid in a confined area or towards a
hot surface. Spray area must be well‑ventilated.
Do not smoke while spraying or spray where
spark or flame is present. Arcing parts - keep
compressor at least 20 feet away from explosive
vapors, such as when spraying with a spray gun.
2. Risk of bursting - do not adjust regulator higher
than marked maximum pressure of attachment.
Do not use at pressure greater than 150 PSI.
3. Risk of injury - do not direct air
stream at people or animals.
4. Do not use to supply breathing air.
Setup
5. Do not leave compressor unattended
for an extended period while plugged in.
Unplug compressor after working.
6. Keep compressor well-ventilated.
Do not cover compressor during use.
7. Drain Tank daily and after use. Internal rust causes
tank failure and explosion.
12. The use of accessories or attachments not
recommended by the manufacturer may
result in a risk of injury to persons.
13. All air line components, including hoses, pipe,
connectors, filters, etc., must be rated for a minimum
working pressure of 200 PSI, or 150% of the
maximum system pressure, whichever is greater.
14. USE OF AN EXTENSION CORD IS NOT
RECOMMENDED. If you choose to use an
extension cord, use the following guidelines:
Table A: RECOMMENDED MINIMUM WIRE
GAUGE FOR EXTENSION CORDS
(120 VOLT)
NAMEPLATE
AMPERES
(at full load)
EXTENSION CORD
LENGTH
25′
50′
100′ 150′
0–6
18
16
16
14
6.1 – 10
18
16
Do not use.
10.1 – 12
16
16
Do not use.
12.1 – 16
14
12
Do not use.
Operation
8. Do not remove the valve cover or
adjust internal components.
a. Make sure your extension cord
is in good condition.
9. Compressor head gets hot during operation.
Do not touch it or allow children nearby
during or immediately following operation.
b. Be sure to use an extension cord which
is heavy enough to carry the current your
product will draw. An undersized cord will
cause a drop in line voltage resulting in loss
of power and overheating. Table A shows the
correct size to use depending on cord length
and nameplate ampere rating. If in doubt,
use the next heavier gauge. The smaller
the gauge number, the heavier the cord.
10. Do not use the air hose to move the compressor.
11. Release the pressure in the
storage tank before moving.
Maintenance
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16. Maintain labels and nameplates on the
compressor. These carry important safety
information. If unreadable or missing, contact
Harbor Freight Tools for a replacement.
17. This product is not a toy.
Keep it out of reach of children.
18. People with pacemakers should consult their
physician(s) before use. Electromagnetic fields in
close proximity to heart pacemaker could cause
pacemaker interference or pacemaker failure.
19. WARNING: The brass components of this product
contain lead, a chemical known to the State
of California to cause cancer and birth defects
or other reproductive harm. (California Health
& Safety Code § 25249.5, et seq.)
20. WARNING: The cord of this product contains
lead, a chemical known to the State of California
to cause cancer, and birth defects or other
reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.
(California Health & Safety Code § 25249.5, et seq.)
Safety
15. Industrial applications must follow OSHA guidelines.
Maintenance
Operation
Setup
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
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Grounding
Safety
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK AND DEATH
FROM INCORRECT GROUNDING WIRE CONNECTION:
Check with a qualified electrician if you are in doubt as to whether the outlet is
properly grounded. Do not modify the power cord plug provided with the compressor.
Never remove the grounding prong from the plug. Do not use the compressor if the power cord or plug
is damaged. If damaged, have it repaired by a service facility before use. If the plug will not fit the outlet,
have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician.
110-120 VAC Grounded Compressors: Compressors with Three Prong Plugs
Setup
1. In the event of a malfunction or breakdown,
grounding provides a path of least resistance for
electric current to reduce the risk of electric shock.
This compressor is equipped with an electric
cord having an equipment-grounding conductor
and a grounding plug. The plug must be
plugged into a matching outlet that is properly
installed and grounded in accordance
with all local codes and ordinances.
5. Use only 3-wire extension cords that have
3-prong grounding plugs and 3-pole receptacles
that accept the compressor’s plug.
6. Repair or replace damaged or
worn cord immediately.
2. Do not modify the plug provided –
if it will not fit the outlet, have the proper
outlet installed by a qualified electrician.
Operation
3. Improper connection of the equipment-grounding
conductor can result in a risk of electric shock.
The conductor with insulation having an outer
surface that is green with or without yellow
stripes is the equipment-grounding conductor.
If repair or replacement of the electric cord or
plug is necessary, do not connect the equipmentgrounding conductor to a live terminal.
4. Check with a qualified electrician or service
personnel if the grounding instructions are
not completely understood, or if in doubt as to
whether the compressor is properly grounded.
Grounding
Pin
125 VAC 3-Prong Plug and Outlet
(for up to 125 VAC and up to 15 A)
7. This compressor is intended for use on a
circuit that has an outlet that looks like the one
illustrated above in 125 VAC 3-Prong Plug
and Outlet. The compressor has a grounding
plug that looks like the plug illustrated above
in 125 VAC 3-Prong Plug and Outlet.
8. The outlet must be properly installed and grounded
in accordance with all codes and ordinances.
9. Do not use an adapter to connect this
compressor to a different outlet.
Symbology
PSI
Maintenance
Pounds per square inch of pressure
Canadian Standards Association
CFM
Cubic Feet per Minute flow
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
SCFM
Cubic Feet per Minute flow
at standard conditions
NPT
National pipe thread, tapered
NPS
National pipe thread, straight
V
~
A
Volts
Alternating Current
Amperes
Double Insulated
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Specifications
Electrical Rating
120VAC / 60Hz / 9.7A
Air Outlet Size
1/ ″
4
Shut-off 150 PSI
Restart 120 PSI
Air Tank Capacity
Air Flow Capacity
Sound Level
Safety
Air Pressure
-18 NPT
6 Gallons
2.5 SCFM @ 90 PSI
3.4 SCFM @ 40 PSI
90 dB @ 3′
Maintenance
Operation
Setup
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Instructions for Putting Into Use
Read the ENTIRE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION section at the beginning of this
manual including all text under subheadings therein before set up or use of this product.
Safety
Functions
Handle
Safety Valve
Pressure
Regulator Knob
On/Off Switch
Setup
Tank Pressure
Gauge
Cord Storage
Output
Pressure Gauge
Drain Valve
Quick Coupler
Tank
Operation
Maintenance
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Breaking in the Compressor
2. Turn the pressure regulator knob fully
clockwise to open the air flow.
3. Plug in the power cord.
4. Open the drain valve completely.
5. Turn the Power Switch ON.
6. Let the unit run for 10 minutes.
Air will expel freely through the Drain Valve.
Safety
1. IMPORTANT: First, turn the
Power Switch OFF (O).
7. Place the switch in the OFF (O) position.
8. Close the drain valve.
Air Connection Setup
Maintenance
Operation
Note: An in-line shutoff ball valve is an important
safety device because it controls the air supply even
if the air hose is ruptured. The shutoff valve should
be a ball valve because it can be closed quickly.
2. Depending on the tool that will be used
with this compressor, incorporate additional
components, such as an in-line oiler, a filter,
or a dryer (all sold separately), as shown on
Figure A on page 10 and Figure B on page 11.
Consult air tool’s manual for needed accessories.
Setup
1. Connect a regulator valve, an inline shut off valve
and a 1/4″ NPT air hose to the Quick Coupler
(all sold separately). The air hose must be long
enough to reach the work area with enough extra
length to allow free movement while working.
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Description
Non-lubricated
Tools
A
Air Hose
Filter
Regulator
Lubricator (optional)
Coupler and Plug
Leader Hose (optional)
Air Cleaner / Dryer (optional)
Air Adjusting Valve (optional)
Maintenance
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
Operation
Lubricated
Tools
B
B
C
C
A
Function
A
E
F
H
Connects air to tool
Prevents dirt and condensation from damaging tool or workpiece
Adjusts air pressure to tool
For air tool lubrication
Provides quick connection and release
Increases coupler life
Prevents water vapor from damaging workpiece
For fine tuning airflow at tool
G
D
E
Setup
Figure A: Portable Air Supply Setup
Safety
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A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
F
Description
F
E
I
I
J
K
N
Operation
J
H
Setup
Function
H
L
L
M
O
Safety
For noise and vibration reduction
Secures air compressor in place
Isolates sections of system for maintenance
For vibration reduction
Distributes air to branch lines
To drain moisture from system
Brings air to point of use
Connects air to tool
Prevents dirt and condensation from damaging tool or workpiece
Adjusts air pressure to tool
For air tool lubrication
Provides quick connection and release
Increases coupler life
Prevents water vapor from damaging workpiece
For fine tuning airflow at tool
Non-lubricated Tools
C
C
Vibration Pads
Anchor Bolts
Ball Valve
Isolation Hose
Main Air Line - 3/4″ minimum recommended
Ball Valve
Branch Air Line -1/2″ minimum recommended
Air Hose
Filter
Regulator
Lubricator (optional)
Coupler and Plug
Leader Hose (optional)
Air Cleaner / Dryer (optional)
Air Adjusting Valve (optional)
B
A
Maintenance
B
A
C D
G
Lubricated
Tools
Slope
Figure B: Stationary Air Supply Setup
F
Operating Instructions
Read the ENTIRE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION section at the beginning of this
manual including all text under subheadings therein before set up or use of this product.
Safety
Compressor Area Set Up
1. Designate a work area that is clean and well‑lit.
The work area must not allow access by
children or pets to prevent injury.
2. Locate the Compressor on a flat level surface to
ensure proper pump lubrication and to prevent
damage to the unit. Keep at least 12″ of space
around the unit to allow air circulation.
3. Route the power cord from the compressor
to the grounded wall outlet, along a safe path
without creating a tripping hazard or exposing
the power cord to possible damage.
General Operation
Setup
1. IMPORTANT: First, turn the
Power Switch OFF (O).
2. Close the Drain Valve.
3. Close the in-line Shutoff Valve between
the compressor and the air hose.
4. Plug the Power Cord into a grounded
120 VAC electrical outlet.
5. Turn the Power Switch ON.
6. Allow the Air Compressor to build
up pressure until it cycles off.
Operation
Note: At the beginning of the day’s first use
of the Air Compressor, check for air leaks by
applying soapy water to connections while the
Air Compressor is pumping and after pressure cutout. Look for air bubbles. If air bubbles are present
at connections, tighten connections. Do not use the
Air Compressor unless all connections are air tight,
the extra air leaking out will cause the compressor to
operate too often, increasing wear on the compressor.
Note: As long as the Power Switch is ON, the
operation of the Air Compressor is automatic,
controlled by an internal pressure switch.
The Compressor will turn on automatically when
the air pressure drops to 120, and will turn off
automatically when the air pressure reaches 150 PSI.
WARNING! TO PREVENT SERIOUS
INJURY AND DEATH FROM
EXPLOSION:
Do not adjust the internal
pressure switch. Any change to the
automatic pressure levels may cause excess pressure to
accumulate, causing a hazardous situation.
7. Adjust the Regulator Knob so that the air output is
enough to properly power the tool, but the output
will not exceed the tool’s maximum air pressure
at any time. Turn the knob clockwise to increase
the pressure and counter-clockwise to decrease
pressure. Adjust the pressure gradually, while
checking the air output gauge to set the pressure.
8. Make sure the air tool’s throttle or switch is in the
off position. Connect the air tool to the air hose.
9. Open the in-line Shutoff Valve.
10. Use the air tool as needed.
11. After the job is complete, turn the Power Switch OFF.
12. Unplug the Air Compressor.
13. Close the in-line Shutoff Valve.
14. Bleed air from the tool then disconnect the tool.
Maintenance
15. Turn the Drain Valve, at the bottom of the Tank,
two turns to release any built‑up moisture
and the internal tank pressure. Close the
Drain after moisture has drained out.
Do not remove the Drain Valve.
16. Clean, then store the Air Compressor indoors.
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Emergency Depressurization
If it is necessary to quickly depressurize the Compressor, turn the Power Switch OFF.
Then, pull on the ring on the Safety Valve to quickly release stored air pressure.
1. If the Compressor automatically shuts off
before reaching its normal cutoff pressure:
a. Shut off all tools. Turn power switch off.
b. Wait until the Compressor
cools down (10-20 minutes).
c. Resume operation.
Safety
Automatic Shut off System
2. Possible causes of repeated automatic
shut off of the compressor are:
a. Using an extension cord that
is too long or narrow;
b. An air leak or open hose causing the compressor
to cycle too often and build up heat.
Maintenance
Operation
Setup
3. Correct any issues before further use to
avoid damage to the compressor.
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Maintenance and Servicing
Procedures not specifically explained in this manual must
be performed only by a qualified technician.
Safety
TO PREVENT SERIOUS INJURY FROM ACCIDENTAL OPERATION:
Turn the Power Switch “OFF” and unplug the Compressor from its electrical outlet
before performing any inspection, maintenance, or cleaning procedures.
TO PREVENT SERIOUS INJURY FROM COMPRESSOR FAILURE:
Do not use damaged equipment. If abnormal noise or vibration occurs,
have the problem corrected before further use.
Cleaning, Maintenance, and Lubrication
1. BEFORE EACH USE, inspect the general
condition of the air compressor. Check for:
Setup
• loose hardware,
• misalignment or binding of moving parts,
• cracked or broken parts,
• damaged electrical wiring, and
• any other condition that may
affect its safe operation.
2. AFTER USE, wipe external surfaces of
the compressor with a clean cloth.
3. All the bearings in this tool are lubricated with a
sufficient amount of high-grade lubricant for the
life to fht eunit under normal conditions. Therefore,
no further lubrication of the bearings is required.
4.
WARNING! If the supply cord of this
compressor is damaged, it must be replaced
only by a qualified service technician.
Maintenance Schedule
Following are general guidelines for maintenance checks of the Air Compressor.
Operation
Note: The environment in which the compressor is used, and the frequency of use will affect how often
you will need to check the Air Compressor components and perform maintenance procedures.
Daily:
Monthly:
a. Make sure all nuts and bolts are tight.
b. Drain moisture from air tank.
c. Check for abnormal noise or vibration.
d. Check for air leaks.*
e. Wipe off any oil or dirt from the compressor.**
a. Inspect Safety Valve.
Yearly:
a. Inspect for rust, pin holes, or other
imperfections that could cause the
Compressor to become unsafe.
Maintenance
* To check for air leaks, apply soapy water to joints while
the Air Compressor is pressurized. Look for air bubbles.
** To clean the compressor surface, wipe with
a damp cloth, using a mild detergent or mild solvent.
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Draining Moisture from the Tank
1. Drain Valve located under tank. See
Figure C: Drain Valve Location.
6. Keep the compressor tilited until all
moisture has been removed.
2. Turn the Power Switch of the compressor off.
7. Drain moisture from tank into suitable container.
3. Place a collection pan under the Drain Valve.
Note: Condensate is a polluting material and should
be disposed of in compliance with local regulations.
4. Holding the handle, tilt the compressor toward the
drain valve so that it’s set in a lower position.
5. Open the drain valve completely.
Safety
The Drain Valve is located under the Tank. It must be used daily to release all trapped air and
moisture from the Tank. Doing this will eliminate condensation and prevent tank corrosion.
8. If a drain valve is clogged, release all air pressure,
remove and clean valve, then reinstall.
WARNING! Unplug the air compressor and
release all air from the tank before servicing.
Failure to depressurize tank before attempting to
remove valve may cause serious personal injury.
Setup
9. Turn off drain valve until completely closed.
DRAIN
VALVE
Figure C: Drain Valve Location
Checking the Safety Valve
The safety valve will automatically release air
if the air receiver pressure exceeds the preset
maximum. The valve should be checked before
each day of use by pulling the ring by hand.
1. Turn the air compressor on and allow the tank
to fill. The compressor will shut off when the
pressure reach-es the preset maximum.
2. Turn the air compressor off.
3. Pull the ring on the safety valve to
release air for twenty seconds.
4. Release the ring. Air must immediately stop
escaping when the ring is released. Any
continued loss of air after releasing the safety
valve ring indicates a problem with the safety
valve. Discontinue use and seek service
before continued use of the air compressor.
WARNING! If air leaks after the ring has been
released, or if the valve is stuck and cannot
be actuated by the ring, Do Not use the air
compressor until the safety valve has been
replaced. Use of the air compressor in this
condition could result in serious personal injury.
Operation
DANGER! Do not attempt to tamper with the safety valve. Anything loosened from this device could
fly up and hit you. Failure to heed this warning could result in death or serious personal injury.
Maintenance
SAFETY
VALVE
Figure D: Safety Valve
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Compressor does
not start or restart
Possible Causes
Likely Solutions
Safety
1. Tank(s) already pressurized.
1. Check pressure gauges. If pressurized, no
problem. Compressor will start when needed.
2. Power cord not plugged in properly.
2. Check that cord is plugged in securely.
3. Incorrect power supply.
3. Check that circuit matches compressor requirements.
4. No power at outlet.
4. Reset circuit breaker, or have outlet
serviced by a qualified technician.
5. Thermal overload switch tripped.
5. Turn off Compressor and wait for it to cool down.
Press reset button. Resume operation.
6. Building power supply circuit tripped or
blown fuse.
6. Reset circuit or replace fuse. Check for low voltage
conditions. It may be necessary to disconnect
other electrical appliances from the circuit or
move the compressor to its own circuit.
7. Cord wire size is too small or cord is
7. Use larger diameter or shorter extension cord or
too long to properly power compressor.
eliminate extension cord. See Recommended Wire
Gauge for Extension Cords in Safety section.
Setup
Compressor builds
pressure too slowly
Compressor not
building enough
air pressure
Operation
Fuses blow/
circuit breaker
trips repeatedly
8. Compressor needs service.
8. Have unit inspected by a qualified technician.
1. Incorrect power supply.
1. Check that circuit matches compressor requirements.
2. Working environment too cold.
2. Move compressor to a warmer location.
3. Safety valve leaking.
3. Listen for air leaking from valve.
If leaking, replace with identical valve with same rating.
DO NOT SEAL OR TAMPER WITH SAFETY VALVE.
4. Loose fittings.
4. Reduce air pressure, then check all fittings with
a soap solution for air leaks and tighten as needed.
Do not overtighten.
1. Air filters need cleaning/replacing.
1. Check inlet and outlet filters.
Clean and/or replace as needed.
2. Check Valve needs service.
2. Have technician clean or replace, as needed.
3. Compressor not large enough for job.
3. Check if accessory CFM is met by Compressor.
If Compressor cannot supply enough air flow (CFM),
you need a larger Compressor.
4. Loose fittings.
4. Reduce air pressure, then check all fittings with
a soap solution for air leaks and tighten as needed.
Do not overtighten.
5. Hose or hose connections too narrow.
5. Replace with wider hose and/or hose connections.
6. High altitude reducing air output.
6. Higher altitudes require compressors with greater output.
1. Incorrect size fuse, circuit overload.
1. Check for proper fuse, use time-delay fuse,
disconnect other electrical appliances from circuit
or operate compressor on its own branch circuit.
2. Wrong gauge wire or length
of extension cord.
2. Check for proper gauge wire and cord length.
3. Defective check valve or under loader.
3. Take compressor to service center.
Follow all safety precautions whenever diagnosing or servicing the compressor.
Disconnect power supply before service.
Maintenance
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Troubleshooting (cont.)
Likely Solutions
1. Check inlet and outlet filters.
Clean and/or replace as needed.
2. Unusually dusty environment.
2. Clean and/or replace filters more often or
move unit to cleaner environment.
3. Extension cord used.
3. Eliminate extension cord.
4. Unit not on level surface.
4. Reposition unit on a level surface.
1. Low voltage.
1. Check with voltmeter.
2. Lack of proper ventilation/
room temperature too high.
2. Move compressor to well-ventilated area.
3. Wrong gauge wire or length
of extension cord.
3. Check for proper gauge wire and cord length.
1. Loose fittings.
1. Reduce air pressure, then check all fittings with a soap
solution for air leaks and tighten as needed.
Do not overtighten.
2. Compressor not large enough for job.
2. Check if accessory CFM is met by Compressor.
If Compressor doesn’t reach accessory CFM,
you need a larger Compressor.
1. Loose fittings.
1. Reduce air pressure, then check all fittings with a soap
solution for air leaks and tighten as needed.
Do not overtighten.
2. Unit not on level surface.
2. Reposition unit on a level surface.
1. Too much moisture in air.
1. Install inline air filter/dryer, and/or relocate
to less humid environment.
2. Excessive water in air
tank High humidity.
2. Drain tank Move to area of less
humidity; use air line filter.
Safety Valve “pops”
Safety valve needs service.
Pull on test ring of safety valve. If it still pops, replace.
Compressor runs
continuously
1. Defective pressure switch.
1. Take compressor to qualified technician.
2. Excessive air usage.
2. Decrease air usage; compressor not large
enough for tool’s requirement.
Air leaks from
pump or fittings
Loose fittings.
Reduce air pressure, then check all fittings with a soap
solution for air leaks and tighten as needed.
Do not overtighten.
Air leaks from tank
Defective or rusted tank.
Have tank replaced by a qualified technician.
Drain moisture from tank daily to prevent future corrosion.
Thermal overload
protector cuts
out repeatedly
Compressor
starts and stops
excessively
Excessive noise,
vibration
Moisture in
discharge air
Safety
1. Air filters need cleaning/replacing.
Overheating
Maintenance
Follow all safety precautions whenever diagnosing or servicing the compressor.
Disconnect power supply before service.
Setup
Possible Causes
Operation
Problem
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Parts List and Diagram
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY
Safety
THE MANUFACTURER AND/OR DISTRIBUTOR HAS PROVIDED THE PARTS LIST AND ASSEMBLY DIAGRAM
IN THIS MANUAL AS A REFERENCE TOOL ONLY. NEITHER THE MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTOR
MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND TO THE BUYER THAT HE OR SHE IS
QUALIFIED TO MAKE ANY REPAIRS TO THE PRODUCT, OR THAT HE OR SHE IS QUALIFIED TO REPLACE
ANY PARTS OF THE PRODUCT. IN FACT, THE MANUFACTURER AND/OR DISTRIBUTOR EXPRESSLY
STATES THAT ALL REPAIRS AND PARTS REPLACEMENTS SHOULD BE UNDERTAKEN BY CERTIFIED AND
LICENSED TECHNICIANS, AND NOT BY THE BUYER. THE BUYER ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY
ARISING OUT OF HIS OR HER REPAIRS TO THE ORIGINAL PRODUCT OR REPLACEMENT PARTS
THERETO, OR ARISING OUT OF HIS OR HER INSTALLATION OF REPLACEMENT PARTS THERETO.
Parts List
Part
Setup
Operation
Maintenance
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
Description
Screw M6x35
Spring Washer M6
Nut M6
Cylinder Head
Exhaust Elbow
Gasket Of Cylinder Head
Valve Plate
Valve Reed
Aluminum Gasket
Gasket Of Cylinder Upper
Cylinder
Motor Set
Bearing 6001
Bearing 6201
Bearing 6203
Circlip Ø40
Eccentric
Belt
Screw M6x16
Cover Of Conrod
Piston Ring
Conrod
Screw M4x20
Spring Washer M4
Nut M4
Round Fan
Washer M5
Spring Washer M5
Screw M5x15
Motor Shroud
Screw St3.0x10
Grounding Cable
Dual Connect Cord
Qty
4
4
4
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
6
1
1
Part
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
Description
Quick Coupler
Pressure Gauge
Quick Connect 90°
Pressure Switch
Regulator
Safety Valve
Fixture Clab For Regulator
Screw St5x18
Pressure Tube
Compression Nut G3/8
Brass Compression
Nylon Hose
Check Valve
Tank
Screw M6x20
Screw M6x30
Washer M6
Spring Washer M6
Nut M6
Screw M5x12
Rubber Foot
Drain Valve
Handle
Shroud
Tapping Screw St4x12
Press Fixture
Power Switch
Power Cord
Cable Connector U
Cable Connector O
Inner Washer
Screw M4x6
Qty
1
2
2
1
1
1
2
6
1
2
2
1
1
1
2
5
3
3
3
8
4
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
2
1
2
2
Record Product’s Serial Number Here:
Note: If product has no serial number, record month and year of purchase instead.
Note: Some parts are listed and shown for illustration purposes only,
and are not available individually as replacement parts.
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Assembly Diagram
1
2
Safety
3
4
5
6
7
9
8
30
7
10
11
12
19
13
15
Setup
31
20
16
21
17
32
18
22
39
14
33
38
43
37
25
24
23
42
26
27
34
28
29
35
35
Operation
36
44
45
40
49
36
41
65
64
56
62
51
52
46
63
61
50
48
49
47
57
Maintenance
60
59
53
58
41
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Limited 90 Day Warranty
Harbor Freight ToolsHarbor Freight ToolsHarbor Freight ToolsHarbor Freight ToolsHarbor Freight Tools Co.
makes every effort to assure that its products meet high quality and durability standards, and warrants to the
original purchaser that this product is free from defects in materials and workmanship for the period of 90 days
from the date of purchase. This warranty does not apply to damage due directly or indirectly, to misuse, abuse,
negligence or accidents, repairs or alterations outside our facilities, criminal activity, improper installation, normal
wear and tear, or to lack of maintenance. We shall in no event be liable for death, injuries to persons or property,
or for incidental, contingent, special or consequential damages arising from the use of our product. Some
states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation of
exclusion may not apply to you. THIS WARRANTY IS EXPRESSLY IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS.
To take advantage of this warranty, the product or part must be returned to us with transportation charges
prepaid. Proof of purchase date and an explanation of the complaint must accompany the merchandise.
If our inspection verifies the defect, we will either repair or replace the product at our election or we may
elect to refund the purchase price if we cannot readily and quickly provide you with a replacement. We will
return repaired products at our expense, but if we determine there is no defect, or that the defect resulted
from causes not within the scope of our warranty, then you must bear the cost of returning the product.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
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