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You would take off the valve cover off and take...

You would take off the valve cover off and take off the push rods and see if one of the valves are broken.
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The model number might be on the front of the...

The model number might be on the front of the shroud. It could also be on the left side (when you are looking at the front of the motor). I would suggest looking on the Tecumseh website, getting the...
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The part diagram is not the right one. It should...

The part diagram is not the right one. It should be for an EC 89 air compressor.

Where is the reed valve like PJMax said to check?
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I have already pulled the head off and looked. I...

I have already pulled the head off and looked. I was looking on a website and they suggested that if it doesn't compress air, that the valve plate should be replaced.

Here is the link to it on...
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The oil is spraying out in little droplets and it...

The oil is spraying out in little droplets and it doesn't compress any air at all. The gauge doesn't show that it is putting any air in the tank even when it has been running for 15 - 20 minutes.
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This is an electric air compressor with two...

This is an electric air compressor with two hotdog style tanks on its side.
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I just checked the check valve and it seams to...

I just checked the check valve and it seams to look fine. How can you tell if a check valve needs to be replaced?
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That sounds like a broken flywheel key if it...

That sounds like a broken flywheel key if it doesn't show any signs of damage from hitting a root or large rock. Look at the video I posted a link to and perform the steps described in the video to...
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Where is the check valve on this air compressor?

Where is the check valve on this air compressor?
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I agree with cheese that the blade might be loose...

I agree with cheese that the blade might be loose but if when you check it and it is tight, there is a link below to a video that shows how to replace the flywheel key. In the video, the person says...
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In the past or in the recent weeks, have you hit...

In the past or in the recent weeks, have you hit a stump or some really hard object like a rock? It sounds like you have a sheared flywheel key. If you hit something hard, it will break it right off...
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Hitachi EC 89 Air Compressor Problem

I have a Hitachi EC 89 air compressor that seams to be leaking oil through the dipstick. Is there supposed to be a hole in it because in the top, there is a hole where it seams to be leaking. Should...
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Here is another great video from a youtuber. Here...

Here is another great video from a youtuber. Here is the link:

( HOW TO ADJUST VALVES) FIX HARD TO START Lawn Tractor with OHV Briggs Engine- MUST SEE- Part 1/2 - YouTube...
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Try using a small flat head screwdriver and stick...

Try using a small flat head screwdriver and stick it between the carburetor and air box on back and then pry it back and forth and see if that loosens it.
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Have you looked to see if there is a chain oil...

Have you looked to see if there is a chain oil line going from the tank on the chainsaw to the pump? Has this possibly rotted out and leaking out through the whole through the tank where it gets...
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By any chance, does anyone know the air gap...

By any chance, does anyone know the air gap between the coil and the magnets on the flywheel? The air gap may be too large causing it to not get sense the magnet going past the coil.
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When you went to replace the flywheel key, did...

When you went to replace the flywheel key, did you happen to take the whole motor off the tractor and then take the sump cover off? Possibly to figure out what happened when it sheared the key?
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The first time I started the saw, it wasn't...

The first time I started the saw, it wasn't connected properly so I switched them around and it ran for about 5 minutes and ever since that, have not been able to get it to fire for a couple...
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I don't think that the fuel lines are the culprit...

I don't think that the fuel lines are the culprit because I just replaced them and put a new primer bulb in.
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I took the carb apart and put a complete rebuild...

I took the carb apart and put a complete rebuild kit in and replaced the screen. I was thinking that there might be some carbon that is blocking the spark arrestor in the muffler. I was going to...
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I changed the gasket between the intake boot and...

I changed the gasket between the intake boot and the cylinder. I did a compression test on it and got 120 psi. Up to this point, I have replaced the gaskets between the carb and intake boot, replaced...
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To fix that problem if there is water in the gas,...

To fix that problem if there is water in the gas, take the carburetor off and then clean it with a good carb and choke cleaner you could buy from Home Depot or Lowes in the outdoor power equipment...
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It sounds like the shaft off the engine is bent...

It sounds like the shaft off the engine is bent because when you hit something substantial like the stump, it is most likely going to be bent. If you are capable of taking apart the engine, I would...
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Write a note and see how it works after you...

Write a note and see how it works after you replace the fuel pump. Have you checked the fuel filter by any chance to see if there is any blockage in it?
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