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Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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My compressor starts right up ,1 min.later when the pressure

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My compressor starts right up ,1 min.later when the pressure is building up it dies out ,
And gas is coming out from a small port under the carburator .
" what could be wrong ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Bradley Martin replied 1 year ago.

Can you send a picture of the hole?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
theres a female coupler under the carburator , open thats where the gas leaks ,after the motor compressor runs for a min.and dies out.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Here's the pic. Theres an x in the coupler at the bottom on the carb.
Expert:  Bradley Martin replied 1 year ago.

What kind of engine is this on? Have you took the carb apart yet and cleaned it?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
That's my next option ,and find out if that port under the carb.suppost to be an overflow gas outlet, or is malfunctioning.
(That a sullair compressor & 4 cyl. G.M.
Engine.)
Expert:  Bradley Martin replied 1 year ago.

I think that is a drain on the bottom of the carburetor. That is the only thing it can be. I think it is malfunctioning. I would rebuild the carburetor.

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