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2005 60 series detroit compressor wont build up air pressure.

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2005 60 series detroit compressor won't build up air pressure. vale at top of compressor was releasing air at first that has stop but air will still not build up temp outside is -29 so everything is frozen
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Heavy Equipment
Expert:  Wayne replied 6 years ago.

wayne :

Hi I'm Wayne, I will help you with this,

wayne :

the valve you are refereeing to is the Governor

wayne :

I am willing to say with that Temp. your air drier is frozen,

wayne :

lets start with, governor, black rubber cap on it, remove that, now you will see stud with 2 7/16 nuts, loose the nuts and screw the stud inward , count you turns, then back it off same turns, then 1 extra 1/2 turn, compressor should kick in, you will here it

wayne :

if not , then that part is bad

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Expert:  Wayne replied 6 years ago.
if it does, by pass the drier, hook the 2 big lines together , this will build up air pressure