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Use this guide to remove or replace the pump gaskets in a MiTM Air Compressor AM1HE0205HD 2014.

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Parts

  1. Before you begin, ensure the device is powered down and cool to the touch. Ensure the compressor is unplugged.
    • Before you begin, ensure the device is powered down and cool to the touch.

    • Ensure the compressor is unplugged.

    • Flip the pressure switch lever up to the off position.

  2. Pull the ring on the safety release valve away from the compressor tank to drain the air from the compressor. Ensure all air is drained from the tank before beginning repairs.
    • Pull the ring on the safety release valve away from the compressor tank to drain the air from the compressor.

    • Ensure all air is drained from the tank before beginning repairs.

  3. Use a 10 mm socket to remove the four bolts securing the pump head.
    • Use a 10 mm socket to remove the four bolts securing the pump head.

    • These bolts have washers, take care not to lose them.

  4. Lift the pump head off of the cylinder and gently set it aside. Take care to avoid stressing the hoses connected to the pump head.
    • Lift the pump head off of the cylinder and gently set it aside.

    • Take care to avoid stressing the hoses connected to the pump head.

    • For the rest of this guide, note the order and orientation of everything you remove for correct reassembly.

  5. Remove the upper valve plate. Take care not to lose the small rectangular valves sitting on the plates.
    • Remove the upper valve plate.

    • Take care not to lose the small rectangular valves sitting on the plates.

  6. Peel the pump head gasket off of the upper valve plate. The pump head gasket may have stuck to the bottom of the pump head. If this is the case, remove it from the pump head.
    • Peel the pump head gasket off of the upper valve plate.

    • The pump head gasket may have stuck to the bottom of the pump head. If this is the case, remove it from the pump head.

  7. Remove the lower valve plate. Remove the lower valve plate.
    • Remove the lower valve plate.

  8. Remove the valve plate gasket from the lower valve plate.
    • Remove the valve plate gasket from the lower valve plate.

    • The valve plate gasket may have stuck to the bottom of the upper valve plate. If this is the case, remove it from the upper valve plate.

  9. Peel the cylinder gasket off of the cylinder. The cylinder gasket may have stuck to the bottom of the lower valve plate. If this is the case, remove it from the lower valve plate." During reassembly, make sure to install everything in the correct order and orientation. Use the last image in this step or the device diagram for reference.
    • Peel the cylinder gasket off of the cylinder.

    • The cylinder gasket may have stuck to the bottom of the lower valve plate. If this is the case, remove it from the lower valve plate."

    • During reassembly, make sure to install everything in the correct order and orientation. Use the last image in this step or the device diagram for reference.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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