Air compressor hose connection problem

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Old 07-14-16, 11:57 AM
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Air compressor hose connection problem

I've been looking over your air compressor threads and I haven't seen my particular problem. I hand a Bostitch 6gallon, 150PSi oil free compressor. I've had it for a few years, using it primarily with my nail gun and it has worked fine. Today, it began spitting out the air hose at the quick release connector on the compressor.Has anyone else dealt with this problem?
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Old 07-14-16, 12:09 PM
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Lube your quick release connector... if that doesn't help, replace the connector.
 
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Old 07-14-16, 01:26 PM
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Do you drain the moisture out of the tank after each day's use?
 
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Old 07-14-16, 08:33 PM
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The ball bearings in the female part are likely seized up and not gripping.
If you liberally spray WD-40 into the sliding part of the connector it should free it up and work fine.
 
 

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