DEWALT 4 gal. Portable Electric Air Compressor-D55153 at The Home Depot
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Model # D55153

Internet # 202514521

Store SKU # 286429

4 gal. Portable Electric Air Compressor

DEWALT 4 gal. Portable Electric Air Compressor

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$249.00 / box
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Model # D55153

Internet # 202514521

Store SKU # 286429

Store SO SKU # 1000469234

Use the DEWALT 4 gal. Portable Electric Steel Yellow Air Compressor for your home and car projects. The air compressor offers a 1.1 HP continuous electric motor that delivers 4 SCFM at 90 psi for power. It features a 4 gal., twin-stack tank design for long-lasting operation and its cast-iron, oil-lubricated pump offers durability.

  • 1.1 HP continuous electric motor delivers reliable power
  • Delivers 4 SCFM at 90 psi to help ensure rapid recovery
  • 4-gallon, twin-stack tank design allows long-lasting operation
  • Cast-iron, oil-lubricated pump offers durability
  • Automatic shutoff stops pumping air when the object is fully inflated for safety
  • Steel construction helps protect against damage from frequent use
  • High-flow regulator helps increase performance
  • Dual soft-start valves help simplify cold-weather activation

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Air Delivery SCFM @ 40PSI  5.0  Air Delivery SCFM @ 90PSI  4.0 
Amperage (amps)  15  Application Use  Air Brushing,Blow Cleaning,Bolting/Wrenching,Brad Nailing/Stapling,Drilling,Finish Nailing,Framing Nailing,Hobby Painting,Inflation,Spraying 
Assembled Depth (in.)  20 in  Assembled Height (in.)  17.88 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  18.5 in  Certifications and Listings  CSA Listed 
Compressor Tank Capacity (Gallons)  Compressor Type  Building and Construction 
Compressor/Air Tool Features  Handle,Tank Pressure Gauge  Decibel Rating (Outdoor)  83 dBA 
Horsepower (hp)  1.1  Included  No additional components or accessories are included 
Manufacturer Warranty  30 Day Money Back Guarantee 1 Year Free Service Contract 1 Year Warranty  Maximum Pressure (psi)  125 
Portable  Yes  Product Weight (lb.)  56.5 lb 
Pump Type  Cast Iron, Oil Filled  Reconditioned  No 
Returnable  90-Day  Stage Count  Single Stage 
Tank Material  Steel  Tank Pressure Gauge  Yes 
Tank Style  Double-Stack  Voltage (volts)  120 


Rated 3 out of 5 by 22 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by works well as expected! easy to use! should have come with a connector for air hose! August 10, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Very disappointing I've bought a lot of Dewalt gear over the years and generally considered them a reasonable option for medium quality affordable tools. I got this as my first compressor, used it a bit here and there and was generally not impressed with how quickly it ran out of air when running a grinder or sander. I then moved, so I packed it up and set it aside. When I finally unpacked it, I fired it up and was using it continuously for 15 to 20 minutes dusting off the inside of the car engine, blowing grease off my bicycle, etc. and it died. I had the same experience some of the other folks here mention: I turn it on, it hums like its trying to start, then trips the circuit. Since its been a few months since I actually got it, so I can't take it back anymore. July 31, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Will not start with full pressure after sitting idle for a while When it works, it is a great compressor. The problem is - it does not always work. I brought it from HD, ran it for 20 min as recommended in the manual with opened valves, then took it out to the backyard for a nailing job. The air tanks were full when I took it out. Setting up the job took me a while (more then 30 min). I started nailing while the pressure was still around 125 psi. All went well until it was time for the compressor to start recharging the air tanks. It gave a whimpering sound and a quite buzzing sound and then blew the thermal fuse on the compressor. I waited for about 20 sec, pushed the fuse and tried to start it again. Same story. Then I decided to empty the tanks. Dropped tho pressure to almost 0 and then started the compressor. It worked. Until another idle period. I had to drop the pressure again to 0 and only then it would start. This happened EVERY time when the time between air tank recharges was longer than about 30 min. So if you shoot a lot of nails and the compressor kicks in every 5-10 min, all is well. If the job requires slow pace and the compressor has to be idle for more than 30 min, it will blow the fuse. What a disappointment. I have other DeWalt tools and never had any problems with them. Will try a different brand. March 1, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Solid So Far, But Needs 20 Amp Circuit Thought I was doing something wrong though I was careful about following set up and break in instructions. Bottom line, she'd clearly start slow and cold and likely as not - would trip the built in overheat switch. Tried re-setting and powering up, but the switch would trip again. If I released all the pressure that was already in the tank, it *might* run correctly and build up to full pressure. Long story, I know. Friend suggested that even though the compressor is rated for 15 amps, I might try a 20 amp circuit. Problem solved. Been performing great since then, but I had to learn a lesson first. November 6, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by You have to keep it warm. It will not work in cold weather. The compressor motor try's to start but motor is to stiff in the cold weather and it trips the breaker. Other than that it works great. I can't wait until summer to try it out in the warm weather.Rating's would have been much higher without the cold weather starting problem. Might just need to be broke in a little. January 14, 2014
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