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The air compressor governor controls

A when air is pumped into the air storage tanks.
The air compressor runs at all times while the engine is running. To keep the air pressure from eventually rising too high, the air compressor governor controls when the compressed air from the air compressor should flow into the air reservoirs. When air pressure drops to a certain level (typically 100 psi), the governor "cuts in" and routes the compressed air into the storage tanks. When air pressure rises to a certain level (typically 125 psi), the governor "cuts out" and routes the compressed air out of the system, into the atmosphere.
B the air pressure applied to the brakes.
C the speed of the air compressor.