Air compressor switch going bad

Discussion in 'Garages, Workshops & Tools' started by zekefreak, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. zekefreak

    zekefreak Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Apr 16, 2006
    western PA
    I have a Ingersoll Rand SS5-E 60 gallon air compressor. The high pressure switch is not working and the pump doesn't shut off. I replaced the switch a few years back, this is the second switch. Is there someway I can fix the switch? Why are they going bad? :(
  2. 71flh

    71flh Veteran Member

    Jun 1, 2010
    It may be the diaphragm in the switch went south.
    I think they aren't repairable, but locate a parts manual and see...

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