Preparing for use
CAUTION: Check for proper oil level before operating!
NOTE: The pump oil level is full (1) as shown.
NOTE: Use SAE 30 industrial grade air compressor oil or
full synthetic motor oil like Mobil 1® 10W30.
NOTE: Do not exceed the maximum oil capacity of
approximately 2 qts.
NOTE: Do not use regular automotive oil. Additives in
regular motor oil can cause valve deposits and reduce pump
NOTE: For maximum pump life, drain and replace oil after
the ﬁ rst hour of run time.
□ Use the sight glass on the pump to determine the oil level.
□ Add oil to the pump if the oil level is low (2).
Starting-up and breaking-in the
Do not attach air tools to the open end of the
hose until start-up is completed and the unit checks okay.
Never disconnect threaded joints with
pressure in the tank!
□ Open the tank drain valve. The tank will not readily buildup
□ Return power to the air compressor unit (A) from the main.
□ Run the air compressor unit (A) for thirty (30) minutes at
zero (0) psi (under no load) to break-in the pump parts.
□ Turn power off to the air compressor unit (A) from the
main. Close the tank drain valve to shut off air flow. The air
compressor unit (A) is now ready for use.