Having problems with your Pressure Washers ?

I have an almost brand new husky pressure washer (one of the big ones). It has been a life saver so far. just the other day it shut its self off. its gas powered so of course i checked the gas and oil. then tried to start it back up. but when I try to pull the pull string it wont come out more than about 3 inches. i payed 400$ cash for it to use on the trucks. does anybody know how to fix that? thanks


Answers :

IT SOUNDS LIKE YOUR FLY WHEEL IS BAD OR NEEDS TO BE ADJUSTED
I assum the gas and oil where ok?? did you check the pump oil?? if fluids are ok, have you tried to take the pressure off the pump by squeezing the pistol to allow water to flow and at the same time pulling the starter rope...sound as though you are fighting the compression of the water pump on the unit and in most cases this is the method to start you pressurwasher.
\015\012
\015\012Please rate a Fix Ya!! Thanks I am jj505
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Pressure Washers

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

I have an almost brand new husky pressure washer (one of the big ones). It has been a life saver so far. just the other day it shut its self off. its gas powered so of course i checked the gas and oil. then tried to start it back up. but when I try to pull the pull string it wont come out more than about 3 inches. i payed 400$ cash for it to use on the trucks. does anybody know how to fix that? thanks


IT SOUNDS LIKE YOUR FLY WHEEL IS BAD OR NEEDS TO BE ADJUSTED ... Pressure Washers

Karcher 2400R I have not used my pressure washer for 6 months. It was left full of gas in the garage. I tried to start it but it would not fire up so I change the gas, oil, and spark plug, took apart the carburator and cleaned it out with carb cleaner. I went ahead and put everything together, pull the cord and wanted to start. While trying to start it after I sprayed starting fluid in the air cleaner I noticed that gas was coming back from the crankcase breather hose into the air filter choking


You have a poor signal to the spark plug usually caused by a rusty fly wheel found underneath the pullcord casing. clean it with releasing ajent such as wd 40. common when not in use for a while. ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

I HAVE A NEW CRAFTSMAN PRESSURE WASHER WITH KEY START. I HAVE USED IT ONCE AND WHEN I TRIED TO START IT IT WAS HARD TO START HAD TO PULL START IT. NOW IT WONT START. LET PRESSURE OUT HAVE HOSE OH AND RUNNING, NEW SPARK PLUG HAS OIL, GAS FILTER FINE.HAS GOOD COMPRESSION, BUT WILL NOT FIRE GET SOME RECOIL. GETTING GAS TO SPARK PLUG AND GETTING SPARK. IM LOST PLEASE HELP.


... Pressure Washers

Briggs and Stratton pressure washer will not start. I have a 6.75 hp pressure washer that is only a year old. when I pull cord it turns over but does not start. I changed plug and checked it, I have spark when pulling. I have 40-50 psi of compression when pulling also. gas was drained and is brand new. it was working fine last time it was used. I have tried starting it without the water line or spray wand hooked up and no difference. After about 10 or 15 pulls, can smell gas when I am trying to


Hello dave, the problem is compression to low,you need 60 to 130 lbs to run engine,check for blown head gasket,or bad rings,or a stuck open valve,hope this helps,, ... Briggs & Stratton Pressure Washers

Won start Was using the pressure washer 1st time this year and started on the second pull. Ran out of gas shut-off also noticed it needed oil. Believe, I put too much oil so, I drained some and added gas. At first, there was no resistant in the pull so waited an hour and tried again. This time the resistant was there on the pull but still would not start; no attempt even to turn over. It's been a couple of days...changed the spark plug although, hardware guy said nothing was wrong with it..still


... Briggs Stratton 020273 Elite Series Portable Gas Pressure Washer

I have a 4 year old Maytag MDBH945AWW and the panel lights come on and I can select cycles... but the dishwasher wont start. I tried holding the start cancel button, tried turning the breaker off for a couple of hours, took the inner panel off the door and checked the latch, but its still wont start. Any other suggestions? If it needs a new control panel its probably better to just get a new similar dishwasher for $300, correct?


What you need to do is read for continuity and power across the door latch switch. (2 white wires) AND 2 Black wires Both wires must read continuty at the control panel connectors to the power source terminals for the unit to start. Since the co ... Maytag MDBH945AWW / MDBH945AWQ / MDBH945AWB Built-in Dishwasher

I purchased my KARCHER G2500VH last summer. I used it one time for about an hour. I tried to start it today, seems like its not getting gas. I checked the gasline to make sure gas was flowing. I removed the sparkplug, poured a little gas into the engine through the plug hole. Replaced the plug, pulled the rope and it started for about two seconds. I also poured fresh gas in tank. Cannot get to start.


Have tried to start our BlackMax 2700psi pressure washer, it is not getting gas to the carburetor, what to do? ... Pressure Washers

I have a SMEG slimline dishwasher (about 5 years old). When I try to run a cycle, it makes all the right noises, except the sprinkler/jets dont come on and no water comes out of them. I can hear the water being pulled into the system but it doesnt kick in to actually start a wash cycle. Any ideas?


Hiyahave you checked that the jets aren't blocked if they are not blocked i wud 100% says its the water pump that isnt workingRik ... Dishwashers

The pull cord on gas pressure washer wont allow me to pull it as though it is tangled up, But when i removed the housing, it woorks just fine


Sometimes the housing gets bent slightly. A lot of the housings have little taps or prongs that get slightly bent. I would take the housing off make sure it not bent or warp, to make sure there is nothing to block the free flow of then cord flowing. ... Briggs & Stratton Prosumer 20324 Gas Pressure Washer

I have a Husky 2600 PSI pressure washer. Started up and used for about 20 minutes - turned off to take around back and now the pull cord is tight and has a clicking sound when trying to pull. Has oil and fresh gas. Suggestions?


... Karcher Pressure Washers

I have a 2300 psi gas pressure washer, campbell hausfeld, runs fine but water comes out the nozzle like a hose , no high pressure. inlet filter is clean and when you pull the trigger on the nozzle water comes out like a hose but no pressure


If you no longer have High Pressure coming out while machine is running, it's a pump issue. ... Campbell Hausfeld PW2575 Pressure Washer

Hello! I have a Frigidaire (made by Electrolux) Gallery Professional Series gas range/electric oven, model #FGF379WJCA (manufactured in 1998). The appliance came with the house we moved into 2 years ago. I have the owner's manual and gone through the book but can't resolve two questions. 1) One of the burners will not light. When I try to turn it on, the other three burners' electrodes will flash, but the 4th one will not. I can light the burner with a lighter, so there is gas coming throu


\012The front controll pannel lights and clock are not on. \012There is power to the unit. \012Is there a reset botton somewhere? ... Electrolux Frigidaire Professional Series 24 in. Built-In Dishwasher Dishwasher

The dishes wont come clean on top rack? the bottom rack is clean..we tried cleaning filter and making sure the wash arm wasnt hitting anything..we tried different wash settings..please help Jessie Oakes


Check that the top rotating arm jets are not block. These often get blocked by pieces of food or other solid particles, this is the normal problem. ... Whirlpool DU1055XTS Built-in Dishwasher

Engine will not turn-over. It is a Honda 11 HP, OHV on a Karcher Pressure Washer. It was running fine for about 45 minutes. All of a sudden it stopped. When I tried to start it again, the engine is bound up so that the pull rope will not pull out at all. It has plenty of gas. The crank case is full of oil, not over full.


Pull the spart plug out and see if you can pull it. Sometimes the carb will flood the engine to a point that they get hydrolic lock.If it does free up then I suggest cleaning the carburator before trying to start it again.If it does not free up the y ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

My gas power washer will not start. I filled the gas, checked the oil, set the choke, made sure it was on, changed the spark plug, checked the air filter, and drained any water. When I pull the cord to start I don't even get a putter. Anything else I can try or do I need to take it to a service place.


Will it run if you pour a small amount of gas in the carb? If so, it's a fuel supply problem. Most likely a stuck closed float needle. ... Honda Maxus Pressure Washer MX5222

Inlet/drain light on. i know it drains OK because if i pour water into bottom and close door and turn on i can hear it draining water out. it wont fill. i have cleaned everything and taken base off and cleaned and checked float and all ok. i have tried every combination of holding buttons down and trying to reset but machine just makes low humming noise and after about 5 seconds the red light comes on again.


... Miele 24 in. G646SC Plus Free-Standing Dishwasher

I have a Bosch Sgv46m43gb, it's just stopped working mid cycle and come up with a tap symbol on the display. Tried re-setting but it wont move. Water at bottom wont clear. Can anyone help


... Bosch Dishwashers

Troy bilt 2600psi 2.3gpm model 160 pressure washer, I hooked everything up like normal, It cranked up fine, when I pulled the trigger on the gun it stalled. When I try to crank it back up the cord wont even pull like its stuck any suggestions would really help me tks..


This sounds like the pump has dead headed. I.e. the unloader valve is sticking. Unhooking all of the hoses should eventually allow everything to free up. Once it is free what you should do is add about 3 ounces of oil into the water inlet connecti ... Pressure Washers

I pulled the power stater pull string but my powerwasher won't turn on, there's gas, the water hose is on, could it be the spark plug?


You can check for spark by unscrewing the spark plug , place the rubber boot back on the plug and have someone gently pull the starter rope while you hold the electrode of the plug so that it touches the engine block. make sure not to touch any part ... Mi T M WP-3000-4MHB Pressure Washer

My dishwasher was leaking so i pulled on the door, when i tried to restart it the play pause button goes to red and beeps. i think the lid was mid cycle and it wont restart. have tried turning it off at the power but still no joy


Hi.You may have brooken the door switch.Try tripping the circuit breaker. With power off check that there is no water inside the machine, and eventually remove water.Restart the machine with door closed and try starting ... Fisher and Paykel DS605ZW Dishwasher

I have a craftsman pressure washer model 580.752020 used it yesterday worked great. tried to use it today and it wont come on .water is coming out normal but no motor. light is on , on the plug but nothing happens


... Electric Pressure Washers

Washer won't start tried everything , I could think of changed spark plug tried new gas , Two things that bother me are . if i take out the spark plug and put my thumb over the spark plug hole theres no pressure and the wire that comes from the coil to shut off the pw it has continunity from the coil to the pin that sticks up to shut off the pw but it also has continuity from the coil to all parts of motor.


... Pressure Washers

Hi I have a brand new Honda Power washer GC 160,2600 psi 2.3 GPM my husband taught me how to use it last night and I think I have followed all of steps: 1. hose free of kinks 2. connected to machine 3. purged pw handle of air and made sure water from house coming through 4. pulled out choke 5. turned red button to "ON" position 5. pulled T handle enging starter and it sounds like it will start but doesnt what am I doing wrong??? yes it does have gas in the fuel tank.


... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

2050 PSI Gas Pressure Washer - 20244: my excell pressure washer wont start. pull start t...


... Briggs & Stratton Gas Pressure Washer 20244

The cable in my Husky Gas Power Washer wont pull start


... Honda Pressure Washers
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.a-wash.org || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.1176 seconds