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deppitydawg 07-23-2015 05:50 PM

air chuck in generator compartment
 
Howdy folks
Total newbie just completed our maiden voyage in our 2014 Berkshire 36QL. My question is this....in the generator compartment I see what looks like an air chuck, I was wondering if that could be used to air up the tires, if I got an air hose?
Thanks in advance
Jeff

accumack 07-23-2015 06:06 PM

You could but you're better off buying a compressor that goes up to 125psi. You need a gauge on the line and you will see it cycling to below what you want for your tire pressures(pain in the butt).

dan-nickie 07-23-2015 06:28 PM

I just used mine to top off a couple tires today. It takes a while.
You need to let the compressor run till it turns off to have the highest pressure.
When the pressure gets too low, it may let air out of the tire.
Pump the brakes a few times to start the compressor again, then put some more air in.
Fortunately I don't have to add air too often.

Welcome to the forum.

Phil57 07-23-2015 07:32 PM

I use mine all the time to air up my tires. I should say I use it everything I need to air them up bloke Dan said its not often.




Paulie Boy 07-23-2015 08:35 PM

I found that air chuck useless for under inflated tires. I watched a YouTube video from RVGeeks on the VIAIR 12 volt compressor. I was so impressed I bought one, the total kit. Not cheap by any means but works like a champ. JMO

Phil57 07-23-2015 09:14 PM

Paulie did you have the MH running? I find as long as I keep the compressor running I can pump easily to 120 lbs. I wonder why they don't work the same. Several people on IRV2 said theirs was not able to air up a low tire also.




accumack 07-23-2015 09:49 PM

Mine cycles between 95lbs and 120lbs.

Paulie Boy 07-23-2015 10:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Phil57 (Post 933011)
Paulie did you have the MH running? I find as long as I keep the compressor running I can pump easily to 120 lbs. I wonder why they don't work the same. Several people on IRV2 said theirs was not able to air up a low tire also.


I did have engine on it took 45 minutes to gain 15# increase in the pressure.

Phil57 07-23-2015 10:20 PM

Wow I've never had that happen. I'd be looking for a compressor also.




Phil57 07-23-2015 10:21 PM

We full time so space is limited. I hate to carry anything I don't absolutely need.





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