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Ingersol rand 185 pull air compressor shuts down.

Discussion in 'Other Construction/Demolition Equipment' started by Lewis12, May 18, 2018 at 5:19 AM.

  1. Lewis12

    Lewis12 Well-Known Member

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    i have this ingersol rand air compressor that runs with the air valve open. But when the air valve is closed to build up air pressure the engine stalls and shuts down. Since the compressor motor runs fine with the air valve open before starting engine I am ruling out the fuel filter and air filters. But once I start to close the air valve engine stalls and shuts down. Anyone seen this issue?
     
  2. Lewis12

    Lewis12 Well-Known Member

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    Correction. This is a garden Denver pull trailer compressor. It looks like the ingersol rand 185.
     
  3. walkerv

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    How do you rule out filter with an unloaded running engine. fuel requirements ramp up quite fast when you load an engine .
     
  4. Lewis12

    Lewis12 Well-Known Member

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    Your right gunna go ahead and change it out. Will post if anything changes Monday.
     
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    If fuel filters dont help it i would find out what fuel supply pressures are supposed to be for whatever engine you have in it and thwn check the fuel suply pressure to be sure its in spec