Ingersoll Rand reciprocating air compressors do not contain oil when they are shipped from the factory.
Before operating your compressor, be sure to fill it with the recommended lubricant and check the oil level.
It is recommended to use Ingersoll Rand's All Season Select synthetic lubricant in your reciprocating air compressor.
To initially fill your Ingersoll Rand reciprocating air compressor before use, follow these three easy steps:
For most Ingersoll Rand reciprocating compressor models, the oil level is considered full when the lubricant reaches the bottom of the threads in the fill hole OR the oil level reaches the top of the sight glass if so equipped. (See notes below for exceptions.)