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My 185 will rev up when we ask it but will not put out any

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My 185 will rev up when we ask it for air but will not put out any more than 45psi what could be wrong?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Industrial Equipment
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's a Sullair 185
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Pressure regulator stuck open?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

If you use shutoff valve after the compressor outlet, will compressor build pressure?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

If not compressor is bad!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Curtis it will build pressure after shutting valve. If regulator valve where would it be situated? Ron
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

It will be in the outlet line from the compressor . It is also the unit that throttle down the engine.