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Check spark & spark plug.if you have water on trigger must be engaged as you are turning pump also creating pressure this stops engine turning fast enough even if you pull rope hard as you like engine does not operate run cycle properly.
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Unable to start check oil is full and gas tank is full


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Starts but does not keep running. checked oil & its full. do you need water pressure at the pump? I know it has a low oil pressure cut off.


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Pressure wsher wont start. added oil to pump resv. its full. changed plug . didnt change gas . been a couple years scince it was started. could it be the little relay or capicitor on side of motor that has wires going to on & off switch


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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.


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