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Air compressor/ alot of air is coming out of the oil cap vent.

I have a 5.5hp 80 gallon Blackmax two stage air compressor. When the compressor is running , I am getting alot of air coming out of the vent hole in the oil filler cap. This in turn is blowing out oil and making a mess. Any ideas what is causing this. Thanks for your time.

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This could be blow back possibly bad piston rings you may need new rings oil chamber is usually at intake pressure unit may need rebuild

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