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Forum topic by Scott Gilroy posted 04-20-2011 07:13 PM 779 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Scott Gilroy

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04-20-2011 07:13 PM

I think I might know, but what might be the resaon for a high pitched squeel/squeeking noise when my compressor is filling up?
thanks
Scott

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#1 posted 04-20-2011 07:25 PM

If it has a belt you want to start there. that is probably the best thing to go wrong. If it is a shaft or bearing doing the squealing, pitch it under a bus or something…..

-- Tom Hintz, www.newwoodworker.com

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#2 posted 04-20-2011 07:38 PM

I had this happen to mine. It was the small PC compressor that I got with a 3 gun kit. It would do the squeal then after a bit of doing that it would start locking up and I would have to let the air out of it. I can’t say that I ever figured out why it was doing that I just used it as an excuse to upgrade. Sorry I know it is not the answer you want but at least you know that you are not alone with the issue.

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