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Your compressor has an oil issue, does it?

Many, many requests come into this website from folks questioning what to do when their compressor has an oil issue.

If one of your compressor oil issues is an oil change, if you want some step by step instructions on how to change your compressor oil in a typical DIY type air compressor, this site has a page on how to change the oil and the right oil to use.

Also, please check out the video below in which a much younger me explains what is the default oil to use in your small or workshop reciprocating air compressor.

Video About Compressor Oil

No Idea About Compressor Oil at all?

If your compressor has an oil issue that isn’t covered or been addressed by other questions and responses listed below  then please add your question about compressor oil using the form at the bottom of the page.

If you can add some advice as a comment, that too would be much appreciated.



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