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My compressor don't idle down like it should and won't start…

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My compressor don't idle...

My compressor don't idle down like it should and won't start with the air out let open and when it's and u shut it off it blows pop off valve and dies?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?

It's a sullair 185 with john deer diesel no turbo I ant home rite now serial or exact model but could you possibly tell me what it could be?

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Not really that my problem

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Mechanic: Heavy Equipment Tech, Heavy equipment mechanic replied 1 year ago
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Hi, I'm Jason from the expert team, I will assist you today. I'm sorry to hear that, I will do my best to help you! Don't mind the pop-up for the phone call. Professionals are not employees of the site but users of the site and help on here as time allows depending on their daily schedule. Sorry to hear you're having these troubles. We can talk as much as you want. I would begin by changing all the fuel filters and the air filter!

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