Central Pneumatic Air Compressor Parts

Like the compressors they’re made for, Central Pneumatic air compressor parts are known for their variety, durability, efficiency, and of course their low price. These are all qualities that make Central Pneumatic a household name when it comes to pneumatic tools for home do-it-yourselfers.

When it comes time to upgrade your compressor or perform basic maintenance and minor repairs, it’s good to know you have a complete line of Central Pneumatic replacement parts at your disposal.


Central Pneumatic parts diagramTo help you understand how an air compressor works, it may be best to compare it to something like a human lung. Everybody has blown out candles on a birthday cake before. As you inhale air to blow out the candles, you are in theory increasing air pressure within your lungs; the same way as an air compressor stores pressurized air.

When you exhale the air, your lungs are no longer pressurized and more air is then needed to come in. Properly looking after your lungs is crucial as they are a vital component of our body.

If something should happen to them, you can’t simply go online to buy a replacement. Fortunately for air compressor owners, finding parts online is relatively easy when something fails because of overuse or misuse.

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central pneumatic regulatorThe price of these replacement parts can vary quite a bit depending on who you buy from. Because Central Pneumatic air compressors are not sold at big box home improvement stores such as Home Depot or Lowe’s, you will not be able to find parts there. For these, you will most likely have to go online.

This itself is a good thing as companies are able to offer these products at a low price since they do not need to worry about all the overhead prices which come from being a “brick and mortar” store. Also, because of the large number of individuals who own Central Pneumatic air compressors, you will have a wide range of retailers to choose from.

Types of air compressor parts you may need in the future may not exactly be the same as what you need today. Most likely, there will come a time while working on a project that adding a new part to your arsenal would be a much better option than a complete replacement. With the low price of Central Pneumatic parts, price will never stand in the way of completing a job.

Fixing Your Air Compressor vs. Buying a New Air Compressor

No matter what brand of compressor you have, it’s a fact that at some point a part on it will fail. For most companies which produce pneumatic tools, you are almost forced into buying replacement parts due to the high cost of the compressor itself.

With Central Pneumatic, many times it just makes more financial sense to upgrade or replace your current air compressor with a brand spanking new unit rather than trying to track down parts to fix it. With other competitors, this is almost unheard of because of the high cost.

What Are Some Central Pneumatic Air Compressor Parts That Can Be Replaced?

Central Pneumatic air compressor check valveWhether you own a huge 60 gallon upright tank compressor, a portable compressor on wheels, or a small 3 gallon pancake unit, replacement parts are easily obtainable.

Among the more common parts that get replaced are: air filters, check valves, intake filters, capacitors, drain valves, fans, gaskets, starters, motors, pressure switches, pressure gauges, pumps, regulators, reed valves, and various accessories such as hose nozzles. It’s also possible to purchase an entire rebuild kit although many times this only is advisable for some of the large, more expensive models.

Along with the compressors themselves, a complete parts line is available for air compressor tools such as:  nail guns, grinders, impact wrenches, staplers, sanders, paint sprayers, ratchets, and air hoses. Whatever types of Central Pneumatic replacement parts you need, you can be sure they’re available.

Where Is The Best Place To Buy Central Pneumatic Air Compressor Parts?

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While you may be able to find a good selection of replacement parts at your local Harbor Freight Tools store, unless you have an immediate need, you’d be best off by going online. Either by going to the Harbor Freight website or one of the many online air compressors parts retailers, you’ll most likely find the part you need.

One thing to be cautious is purchasing your parts on Ebay. Even though there are many reputable sellers on Ebay, some of them are actually selling refurbished Central Pneumatic compressor parts or substandard knock-off versions shipped out of Hong Kong. Just take the time to do your research and you’ll be fine.

36 thoughts on “Central Pneumatic Air Compressor Parts”

  1. To Whom it may concern:
    I purchased a Central Pneumatic 2.5 21 gallon 125 PSI Cast Iron Vertical air compressor Model 67847 from Harbor Freight, and have kept the air filter clean for some time. Now I need to replace it, also the in line air and regulator filter( item # 68247) that I purchased at the same time. After going back to the store, and not being able to get either filter, I was given the parts department # to call. I called them and they could no longer find the air filter for my model, because it was a 1/2″ mpt fitting and all they carry now is metric, and they don’t even carry a replacement filter for the inline air regulator filter at all! What am I supposed to do? They referred me to your site directly,which refers me back to them….. what gives? I am a pretty easy going guy who just wants to keep my equipment maintained…. But this is becoming a scenario for You- Tube & Yelp! These are some of the most basic and most commonly needed parts for these tools! Thank you for any help and time that you can give me with this matter. Sincerely, Ron Hanes

  2. I need the gasket for an air compressor (Central Pneumatic) 6 GA. 1.5 HP. Could you please tell me if you have it? and how much would be? (

    • I just got an email from Harbor Freight stating

      “Replacement parts for item 62511 compressor are not available from Harbor Freight Tools and cannot be requested separately from the manufacturer. You may be able to outsource compressor parts on the secondary market through https://www.ereplacementparts.com/ or https://www.vpowerequipment.com , amazon.com or ebay.”

      I know that’s not much help, but I am looking for a new reed valve for the same model compressor as you. If I find an answer I will add to this, but right now I’m pretty unhappy with Harbor Freight, Central Pneumatic, and this compressor.

      • That’s why they are telling you to buy a new one rather than try and find parts to fix it yourself. I am having a hard time finding the correct air filter. The compressor will not run properly without it. I just ordered my third different one. I have my manual and part numb4r is only listed as “69”. No help

  3. For anyone looking to get Central Pneumatic air compressor parts straight from the source, you’ll need to contact Harbor Freight.

    Per Harbor Freight: “You’ll want to contact Harbor Freight Customer Service at 1-800-444–3353. Specify the product name, item number and description of the part when making your inquiry.”

  4. I have a Central Pneumatic Air Compressor Item No. 47065, 4.5 Peak Horsepower, 21 Gallon Tank. The Pressure Switch is leaking air out of the bottom. I have misplaced my owner manual and need a PDF Copy of the manual if they are available.

    Also, is the Pressure Switch something that I can replace?
    Thank you for your assistance.

    • Donald – Please see our Manuals page where you can download the manual for the #47065.

      Here is a LINK to a replacement pressure switch that should work with the 47065.

      Otherwise, please contact Harbor Freight Customer Support at 1-800-444-3353 to order a replacement through them.

  5. I need a motor for model #94667 air compressor can you let me know if one is available and how much. I also would like to know how to purchase it.

    • Clyde, where are you located?
      I have this compressor (94667) in otherwise great shape, except it blew the head gasket.
      I could part it out to you for cheap, or sell the whole thing and you take what you need.
      I am in Minnesota.

  6. I bought a central pneumatics 2.5 HP, 21 gal compressor about six months ago. The store did not tell me that it only had a 3 month warranty and that I had to “purchase” an extended warranty. Now, the compressor spit the oil into the hose and locked up.
    The item number was 62803. I need to prove a replacement compressor for this unit but cannot seem to get in touch with anyone. Help!

  7. I need to replace the exhaust manifold for my 420cc 21 gal Central Pneumatic compressor #94667. Can you let me know where I can purchase this part.

    Thank you in advance

  8. I was given a 26 gallon air compressor for a birthday gift and it stayed in the box for months until I purchased a plasma cutting which was the intended use for the compressor. I unboxed it and plugged it in an it will not go any higher than 50 psi (150 psi unit) and it takes 30 minutes to even get it this far. Harbor Freight told me its past the 90 warranty period so now I’m stuck with an expensive compressor that does to work. My only option seams to be to try to repair what is wrong with this unit. What do I check first????????????

  9. I purchased a Central Pneumatic 11 gal portable air tank # 63606 a couple of months ago and the fill valve with the red open / close for the air intake and release broke, so I am unable to open and close the fill and release. Can I get a replacement valve for this ? It is the one that screws into the air tank with the pressure gauge on it. Thanks for you help.

  10. Very disappointed that parts are not readily available: I own a model 62441 compressor (happy with the compressor), and the manual says to change the air filter regularly. So where can I buy one????

  11. I have a pancake compressor Model Number 38898 that will not shut off when it gets to 115 psi. The manual states that the shutoff pressure is adjustable, but does not provide instructions on how to adjust it. I need to either adjust the regulator or replace it.

  12. I just got a new central pneumatic 2.5 hp 10 gallon 125 psi it is new fist time start it an run it for few minutes with new oil it stand run but it broke the piston rod so I figured I would change it I looked online they had two or three different sizes and I was looking at your brother same model that I put on here so can anyone tell me. How do I know what size piston rod to get I’m looking for numbers on the motor. Is there anyone that can help me know what size to get. There’s two different size showing it’s the one about both sizes and and not use one of them. If anyone knows please let me know thank you

  13. need an outlet hose for a six gal 15o psi compressor. Can’t seem to find the exact part on your site.

  14. I have a Central Pneumatic 8 gal, 125 psi, Item 69667. The tank will build pressure like it is supposed to but very little air will come out of the hose regardless of which attachment I use. Can someone tell me what parts I need to replace. I was thinking the pressure regulator, safety valve or both.

  15. I have a central air compressor tool tank the metal tube going from the piston head to the tank is broken I need to replace it where can I purchase it thank you

    • I have the same issue. A hydraulic repair place can make any line but I was trying to go the cheaper route by buying from the manufacturer. Let me know if you find where to get it. Thanks

  16. I have A central air compressor item 62511 150 psi the tube broke where can I get one. in the book its # 8

  17. I own item number 95275 3 gallon air compressor but it will not hold air. I need the little rubber stopper that is in the feed tube that connects to the tank.

  18. you get what you pay for…. good luck finding parts for the compressor at HF, can’t find replacement valves there… go online for after market/ similar product that’s branded with a different name..

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