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Brand new Makita MAC2400 is leaking oil.

Just took it out of the box today(I ordered from Amazon), put oil in, air filter and followed the initial startup instructions(let run not filling for 20 minutes). Once it was broken in I shut it off and closed the valve and started it back up. I came back out to check on it's progress(which seems really slow too) and I noticed oil leaking from the unit. I didn't know if that was normal so I continue to work and I just shut it off and it's still leaking and it's almost out of oil. It's all over my garage. Any idea what this could be, it's not coming from the oil cap or drain.

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Send it back Right now do not keep iT NO IT SHOULD NOT BE LEAKING LIKE THAT Paul

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