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Introduction

In order to remove the manifold assembly, you will need to nearly dismantle the compressor completely. Do not be alarmed, there are just a few key components involved in this to gain access to the manifold assembly. This fact should not hinder you from completing the repair. The guide is straight forward

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  • Unscrew the four 1cm long shroud screws using a 6mm Allen Wrench.

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Image 1/2: Do not pull the shroud too far from the compressor. You could damage the on/off switch wiring. Image 2/2: Do not pull the shroud too far from the compressor. You could damage the on/off switch wiring.
  • Remove the plastic shroud from the compressor.

  • Do not pull the shroud too far from the compressor. You could damage the on/off switch wiring.

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Image 1/1: It should come off the pressure switch with ease.
  • Gently pull the wire attached from the pressure switch to the on/off switch.

  • It should come off the pressure switch with ease.

  • Make sure you are pulling the correct wire. The pressure switch could be in a different configuration on your compressor than in the picture.

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Image 1/1: It should be the only wire keeping the shroud from being lifted from the compressor.
  • Gently pull the wire connected from the on/off switch to the motor of the compressor.

  • It should be the only wire keeping the shroud from being lifted from the compressor.

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Image 1/1: You do not need to remove the check valve, only the exhaust tube.
  • Unscrew the exhaust tube from the check valve using a smart wrench.

  • You do not need to remove the check valve, only the exhaust tube.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 1cm screw fastening the wires to the pump/motor assembly shroud using a phillips #2 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the six 1.75cm screws holding the Pump/Motor Assembly Shroud in place using a phillips #2 screwdriver.

  • Remove the 1cm screw fastening the wires to the pump/motor assembly shroud using a phillips #2 screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: The pump/motor shroud should be carefully removed so the exhaust tube is not damaged
  • Remove the pump/motor assembly shroud by lifting it from the compressor.

  • The pump/motor shroud should be carefully removed so the exhaust tube is not damaged

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Image 1/3: Remove the wire attached from the motor to the pressure switch by gently pulling it free from the pressure switch terminal. Image 2/3: Set the pump/motor assembly on your work place next to the compressor. Image 3/3: Make sure that no wires are being pulled on the motor because they could be damaged while completing the repair.
  • Gently remove the pump/motor assembly from the shroud.

  • Remove the wire attached from the motor to the pressure switch by gently pulling it free from the pressure switch terminal.

  • Set the pump/motor assembly on your work place next to the compressor.

  • Make sure that no wires are being pulled on the motor because they could be damaged while completing the repair.

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  • Remove the four 1.5cm screws using a Phillips #2 Screwdriver.

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  • Remove the bottom of the Pump/Motor Assembly Shroud by lifting it from the compressor.

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  • Remove the manifold assembly by gripping the manifold stem with a smart wrench and twisting in a counter-clockwise direction.

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  • Remove both the Pressure Gauges and the Safety Valve with a Smart Wrench by turning them in a counter-clockwise direction.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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