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Reply: Check Valve
Since the manufacture no longer supplies the 079027005047 Check Valve. You may want to try a local compressor repair shop, they might have a suitable substitute.
Question: Replacement Part
I see the part I need is discontinued/no longer available. Is there a universal or different part I can use to replace the pressure reducer regulator 079027005042? Thanks
Reply: Replacement Part
When the manufacture stopped supplying the 079027005042 Pressure Reducer Regulator, they did not replace it with a new part. You may want to take it to a local compressor repair facility in your area to see if the can match a part up for you.
Question: Ridgid Air Compressor OL50145MW ...
Hello My compressor is less than a yr old, not heavily used and is already DEAD in the water. I replaced the pressure switch thinking it was the culprit but it will still not turn on. Could it be caused by the capacitor? Not sure where to look from here.......
Reply: Ridgid Air Compressor OL50145MW ...
Did you check your 079027005004 Thermal Protector.They some times go bad and would cause the compressor to not start at all. A bad starter capacitor would normally not allow the compressor to start when air is in the tank and would cause the compressor to humand kick the breaker off.Hope that helps.Good luck.
Question: Discontinued Part
Is there a replacement part for this ( Dipstick Kit - ( 079027005705 ) Item?
Dipstick kit for RIDGID OL50145MW
Reply: Discontinued Part
Makea two of us. Find anything?
Question: Air Compressor Cuts Off
Compresser cut off and blow reset swich early. Compressor has oil but blow reset half way full. What shall I do or replace. Model is the ridged ol50145mw mini wheelbarrow compressor.
Reply: Air Compressor Cuts Off
You need to replace your Thermal Protector Part Number: 079027005004. Its defective.Hope that helps.Good luck.
Question: Ridgid OL50145 Air Compressor
I need the 2 vaines in the compressor head. How do I get these parts?
Reply: Ridgid OL50145 Air Compressor
For this compressor the manufacture does not supply just the reed valves as a replacement part. You have to order part number 079027005703 pump rebuild kit. They are included in the kit. Unless you can find them at a local compressor service center.
Hope this helps,
Question: Rigid Compressor Regulator
I have a leak at the pressure regulator knob on a Ridgid mini wheel barrow compressor OL50145MW. Do I have to replace the entire regulator and manifold or is there an O ring that can be replaced at the knob? The diagram shows what looks like an O ring but comes up as a label in the parts listing.
Reply: Rigid Compressor Regulator
There are no separate parts available for the regulator. It will need to be ordered as an assembly. Item #52 is a decal. The picture we have linked to it is of the wrong decal. That will be fixed shortly.
The regulator is part #079027005042 and is available from http://www.ereplacementparts.com.
I hope this helps with your repair!
Review: Ridgid - OL50145MW Wheelbarrow A...
This air compressor doesn't keep up with a framing nailer or a brad nailer. This compressor has not run correctly from the day that I bought it. The breaker trips after about 10 seconds.
Reply: Ridgid - OL50145MW Wheelbarrow A...
i have a Ridgid mini wheel barrow compressor OL50145MW and it is brand new out of the box. when i started it oil started shooting out from top of dipstick where there is a small hole. ( i assume for crankcase ventilation ) i did not overfill with oil. anyone else have this problem?