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Yes, I also got the same person but they only...

Yes, I also got the same person but they only sell to OEM manuacturers with minimum $250 order.
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What is CS# ? Connections were good, t was...

What is CS# ?

Connections were good, t was soldered on.
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Yes, it appears to run properly with the thermal...

Yes, it appears to run properly with the thermal protection removed.
It turns freely, and I do not have an amp meter.

Could not find any info on FLA rating. Nothing on the outside or on the motor...
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Ok, that part is a thermal protector. I have...

Ok, that part is a thermal protector. I have removed it and it is getting to full psi, shutting off until cut-in psi and runs again to cut-out psi. Now I have to determine is the part is faulty or if...
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Do you know if pancake compressors have any...

Do you know if pancake compressors have any thermal protection? Attached is a not so clear photo of something tie wrapped on the motor windings.

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Yes, the clunking noise will stop when the switch...

Yes, the clunking noise will stop when the switch is turned off. When the power switch is turned back on, it will run again for another 5psi before it stops and the clunking starts. This can be done...
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The hose from the pressure switch connects to the...

The hose from the pressure switch connects to the manifold that has the 2 gauges, pressure relief valve, regulator & quick connect. The manifold attaches to the tank. Before I pull this apart again,...
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I have seen other manufacturers (Porter Cable,...

I have seen other manufacturers (Porter Cable, Devilbiss) that look exactly like my Westward but can't find the model number for those. I thought I might be able to find a manual for one of those for...
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Yes, the rubber hose is connected to the aluminum...

Yes, the rubber hose is connected to the aluminum tube. Tube comes off the head, connects to rubber hose, to check valve in tank as seen in post#11.

Here is a pdf of a manual but not sure if it is...
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The mdl# on the tag on the unit shows 4YD76-4 and...

The mdl# on the tag on the unit shows 4YD76-4 and can be seen in the attached photo which also shows the pressure switch. Photo in post 11 is the actual unit.

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The one that was in there was THB-Y06 T102N 1/8"...

The one that was in there was THB-Y06 T102N 1/8" NPT
CRN 0G10654.5 150PSI

From the pdf manual I have on the unit, I ordered a TIA-4150 which was a 1/4" NPT 150PSI
CRN 06063912C

I got this...
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I tried your suggestion of opening the drain...

I tried your suggestion of opening the drain valve slowly when it first stops and the tank went completely empty and still would not start up, it would clunk like it's trying to but too much back...
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Post 6 pics are of head opened up. One is bottom...

Post 6 pics are of head opened up. One is bottom side of top and then the other side with the reeds.
The part that I am referring to as unloader is the far left of the manifold with the gauges. Here...
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Dixie, agree with everything you said, will keep...

Dixie, agree with everything you said, will keep in mind.

Geo, pic is below. Here are a couple links to YouTube videos with a Porter Cable compressor in which the motor & connections look...
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Good suggestion Geo, yes! the compressor will...

Good suggestion Geo, yes! the compressor will continue to run. With the drain closed it will run for approximately 25 seconds (50 psi) and stop. With it open, it ran for a minute & half before I...
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Ok, so I have replaced the pressure switch, check...

Ok, so I have replaced the pressure switch, check valve & safety valve and still have the same issue of initial run to 50psi then stops and will keep trying to restart but doesn't, just clunks like...
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Thanks for the info, I have read about that on...

Thanks for the info, I have read about that on links found on the internet, but I was thinking against that only because once it shuts down, I can power off/on the unit and it will run again for...
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No, I haven't, the only thing changed so far was...

No, I haven't, the only thing changed so far was the pressure switch.
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Need help with pancake air compressor

I have a Westward 4YD76-4 135 PSI 4 gal pancake air compressor that started having a problem last summer. I would start it up and it would run until the 135 PSI and shutoff. I would use some air and...
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