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How often should I oil the gasket on my pressure canner?


Gaskets on older models may need a light coat of vegetable oil once a year. Gaskets on newer models are pre-lubricated and don't need oiling. Check your instruction manual if you are in doubt about how often to oil the gasket.
 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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