Introduction

In order to complete this repair properly, you will need teflon tape to seal the threads of the safety valve. Although this step seems unnecessary in some cases, it will make your compressor run more efficiently without excessive starting and stopping. The replacement of safety switch is straightforward.

Tools

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: The safety valve may be difficult to unscrew because of corrosion.
  • Using the medium crescent wrench, unscrew the safety valve by twisting it counter-clockwise.

  • The safety valve may be difficult to unscrew because of corrosion.

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Image 1/1: The teflon tape should be wound tightly around the entire threaded portion of the safety valve.
  • Apply teflon tape to the replacement safety valve.

  • The teflon tape should be wound tightly around the entire threaded portion of the safety valve.

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Conclusion

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

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