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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.


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I do need the igniter for the burnner / my igniter i think it is the wrong one , it is too shot and the spray of oil do not fire/ i think the 'plugs' is little short to ignite on the spray , comes on and off / but i have sparks all times, only dos not get fire , do i need longer plugs !!!do go under the noze of spray!!


Send me a email at [email protected] I am an dealer for Northstar and many other brands of pressure washers. I need the model number off the machine if you have it. I can get you th ... Northstar Gas - Powered Wet Steam & Hot Water Pressure Washer 2700 Psi, 2.5 Gpm

How do i get fire to spark plug?


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Is there a switch on pressure washer to prevent getting fire to the spark plug other than the obvious on/off switch?


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Won't start; new spark plug, has fire? what is the best way to get it started?


Spray some starting fluide in the air filter inlet.. if it starts keep a can handy thats how all the old timmers do it, \015\012 Sawdust46 ... Pressure Washers

Got spark, no fire. Dipped plug in gas. Not ENOUGH spark?


Ok lets assume for a moment that it does not even fire with gas inserted into the spark plug hole. Given that we have to assume there may not be any compression. Have you tested the compression? \015\012\015\012Just for girns lets do s ... Briggs & Stratton 020324 3700 PSI Pro Series Pressure Washer

Cant get to spark plug on troy bilt 2700 pressure washer


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I let the pressure washer sit over the winter and now it will not start and the spark plug gets all jucky. I want to learn to repair and clean the unit myself. Where can I get info to do this?


There is a great little book on small engine repair that you can buy on ebay for less than $10\015\012Its called “Small Gas Engine Repair”. Also there a quite a few videos on YouTube that have are ve ... Briggs & Stratton Pressure Washers

Can't get the power washer to start . replaced spark plug new oil and gas .get nothing Help!!!


Are you getting spark?did you leave gas in it from last year?gas is only good for 30 days in small engines ... Pressure Washers

My B&S 2050psi, 2.0 GPM, 3.75HP, doesn't want to start. I prime it as per the directions, good gas, spark plug good. I can flood it with gas and it runs until all the gas is used up then stops. I don't know why it's not able to get any gas from the tank on it's own. Once it starts shouldn't there be a vaccum that draws gas from the tank? Any ideas?


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I can't pull the cord out in order to start the unit. Even took the spark plug out. The unit was running fine then quit. No unusual noises or anything. Sitting on a deck so nothing was able to get underneath.


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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

My 6 hp honda motor has become very hard to pull. It is on a pressure washer. I even removed the pump but still pulls hard.it runs if you can get it started but dosnt seem to be running at full power.I pulled the spark plug and it spins easily. Help!


When you remove the spark plug and it turns easily that means that the valves aren't opening properly. When the spark plug is installed and its hard to turn over, its because the valves (possibly just the exhaust valve) are sticking shut and the pre ... Pressure Washers

My motor will not start?? It gets spark, I see the piston fire, Is it out of time. seems like there is too much gas. How would I check for timing. Or other problem. Mike [email protected] thanks for the help.


Has it been sitting for a long time? 9 times out of 10 the carburetor is dirty and just needs to be cleaned. you could soak it in some carb cleaner sold by auto parts stores or go so far as to buy a rebuild kit for it and replace gaskets and such. ... Honda Pressure Washer PSI 3000

I have a craftsman Pressure washer Model 580-725400 the unit has ran great until today. I last used the unit 1 week ago with no problems but now I have to run the machine almost full choke to get it it rev up and run smooth. The engine oil is clean and filled to the proper point. The spark plug is new and gapped proper. The air filter is new also. And the gas is 97 Oct and fresh. When it choke it to crank the engione I move the choen to run and the engine struggles to run. When I move the choke


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My spark plug keeps getting fouled? - Karcher G3025OH Pressure Washer


You must use the washer at full rpm - this is the way the units are set up to operate. If you don't your plugs will get fouled. Your spark plugs are fine. ... Karcher G3025OH Pressure Washer

Spark plug is fine but it doesn't fire when you pull the cord. Water hose is connected and turned on, pressure nozzle open per instructions.


Did you check for spark,maybe a new spark plug but check for the spark. if not check coil or wire and boot ... Honda Pressure Washer PSI 3000

Will not start getting gas to carburetor, does not appear to be flooding and no sign of gas at the spark plug


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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 Karcher 2,600 PSI 2.3 GPM Gas Pressure Washer G 2600 VHR that I have used once last summer. I have stored the PW in my basement with no fuel in the gas tank. The PW was never exposed to freezing temps. I cannot get the PW to start. I put new fuel into the tank, the oil is good, I drained the carburetor, and the spark plug works (tested it). I pull the cord and the engine doesn't turn. Fuel value is on, choke is pulled, and the starter switch is turned on. System is practically brand new


Hi I have a similar pressure washer from Kartcher and the same scenario as yours I have owned it for about 2 years and noticed that it was getting harder and harder to start with each time I use it which is months. If your pw has a honda engine on i ... Karcher G 2600 VH Gas Pressure Washer

I have a Husky 2600 PSI power washer with the Honda GCV160 engine that I can't get to start. It was okay when I purchased it from Home Depot last spring but now I've tried putting new gas in it, spraying carb cleaner, new spark plug, and it still won't start. I only ran it for about 30 minutes when I first purchased it. The guy at the service desk at Home Depot told me that the water hose should be attached and turned on while trying to start. Is this true or would this be starting the motor und


You can eliminate the motor by unbolting the pump from it and then if it will start the problem is with the pump or the unloading valve.If it does not start with the pump removed then you check for spark and get the carb cleaned or have a kit put in ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

Pressure washer shuts down after about 15 sec. of running time. The spark plug gets carboned up?


It sounds like the little engine has an automatic choke that is not functioning properly. If not that, then the linkage on the manual choke is maladjusted such that it is keeping the rich/lean mix out of whack. If you find it neither of these, then ... Honda Pressure Washer PSI 3000

I have a 2500 craftsman power washer with a Briggs and Stratton engine. I used it about a month ago and it worked fine. Took it out yesterday and I could not pull the rope to get it started. I took out the spark plug to release the compression but I still could not pull the rope out it is locked any advice.


It sounds like the pump is seized. Make sure any pressure has been released by pulling the trigger on the gun. Sometimes this will allow you pull the cord. If the pump is seized, a new pump would be in order. ... Briggs & Stratton Pressure Washers

I have a Craftsman 2700 psi pressure washer with a Briggs and Stratton 850 engine (80 year anniversary special addition) . It is about 2 years old and used very little and will not start. I filled it with fresh fuel and checked the oil. I also replaced the spark plug and air filter. I checked the fuel line thinking it may not be getting fuel, but there is no obstruction from the tank to the end of the fuel line. I am out of TS options short of taking it to a service center.


Here is the long answer with everything we learned while using a power \015\012washer twice a day for years::\015\012It sounds like could be one of the problems listed below or a \015\012combination of those things.\015\012\015\0121 ... Briggs Stratton 020273 Elite Series Portable Gas Pressure Washer

I cannot get any spark. The plug is brand new.


Just in case you are unaware, first I want to mention that if you are trying to affirm spark by looking at the plug while it is out, the plug must be held firmly against the engine so the spark has a ground return path. If there is nowhere for the e ... Briggs & Stratton Pressure Washers
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