3-Step Guide To Solving Pressure Problems With Your Air Compressor

While using your air compressor at work, you may notice a marked decrease in pressure. This could be caused by an air leak, a blocked air filter, or a malfunctioning intake valve. Use the troubleshooting guide below to determine which one is causing the decreased pressure, along with ways to fix it. Step 1:  Inspect The Hose For Air Leaks The first step involves checking the hose for air leaks. If there are any holes in the hose, the escaping air will cause the pressure to decrease because it is not able to build up inside of the hose.