How Do You Replace The Belt On A Craftsman Air Compressor?
For years the name Craftsman has been equated with quality. But even the air compressor that shares that name requires occasional maintenance and replacing the drive belt from time to time. Keeping a replacement belt for that Craftsman air compressor on hand is always a good idea, because it can break at the most inconvenient of times. By following a few basic procedures, you can change that belt and be up and running in no time at all. Stop the electrical power to the air compressor by either unplugging the power cord or shutting off the circuit breaker. Never attempt to work on an air compressor with the power on. Remove the metal or plastic belt guard from the motor compressor frame. The type of guard and the screws that hold it in place will depend on the year model. The screws can be either Phillips or slotted. Use the proper size end wrench, generally a 7/16-inch or ½-inch, to loosen the four bolts that hold the motor to the compressor frame. Note that the holes in the frame are