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Hi, so long since i used my pressure washer i cant

\015 Hi, so long since i used my pressure washer Halfords HP125 i cant remember how it works. instructions on back say turn on water, then hold trigger until water comes out. how do i turn on water? thanks\015

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  1. connect your garden hose to the bigger screw type part
  2. \015\012
  3. turn on your water and let it flow for 1 min
  4. \015\012
  5. then kink the hose and attach the hi pressure hose
  6. \015\012
  7. then put it on
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