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Attention, homeowners: Don't pay another repairman until you check out this video series on simple repairs you can make yourself.
You Will Need
- Safety glasses
- Air Compressor
- Instruction manual
- Power tools
- Power supply
Assemble the compressor
Assemble the air compressor to the manufacturer's installation instructions. Connect the hose to the regulator valve.
Check the oil level
Check the oil level and add oil if necessary.
Supply power and check the relief valve
Plug the compressor into a three-pronged, grounded outlet. Check to ensure the system relief valve is set correctly.
Turn on the compressor
Turn on the compressor to pump up the tank and then close the tank drain valve.
Connect the power tool to the hose
Connect a power tool to the hose. Adjust the compressor's pressure to the tool's specifications and the project you are working with.
Shut off the compressor
Turn off the compressor and unplug it. Disconnect the tool and then the hose when you're finished. Finally, open the drain valve to drain the water from the tank. Store your compressor away from the elements so it'll be in perfect working order the next time you need it.