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Offline Rupert199

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Festool KS120REB oil leak
« on: October 17, 2020, 12:20 PM »
My Kapex KS120REB is around 15 months old but when it first arrived it had machine oil all over it which I cleaned off. However, if the machine stands for more than a few days it drips oil from the blade spindle onto the bed of the machine and on the handle. I am talking about maybe a third of a teaspoon full each time. I have now decided to do a warranty repair on it as I don’t think this is right.

I should have returned it when new but just thought someone had overfilled the thing and it would sort itself out.

Anyone have any thoughts or similar as I am worried eventually the oil will all disappear and the machine will seize up, maybe a seal gone?
« Last Edit: October 17, 2020, 02:51 PM by Rupert199 »

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Offline Peter Halle

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Re: Festool KS120REB oil leak
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2020, 01:04 PM »
Send it in for repair under warranty and get peace of mind.  Yes, there have been reports of oil leaking when the grease separates but the amount that you are describing seems larger than what others have reported.

Let Festool take care of it.

Peter