21 gallon spits oil..where you pour the oil in

by bobby
(Lake charles LA)

I recently added oil to my air compressor.and when I turned it on it started spitting oil out of a tiny hole where you pour the oil in I have no idea what happened because it ran fine before this

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Dec 14, 2014
Oil spitting out
by: Bill

Well Bobby, our guess is that either the oil sump is way overfilled, or, you have significant air bypassing the piston seals and pressurizing the oil sump.

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