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On my John Deere power washer 3300 the gun sprays at full power even when trigger is not being pulled what could be wrong?


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On my John Deere power washer 3300 the gun sprays at full power even when trigger is not being pulled what could be wrong?


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I have a Briggs & Stratton gas power washer. This is the 1st time this year that I have used it. I put in fresh gas, hooked up the water supply. The engine started and then quickly stopped. I had to release the water pressure in the hose before I could pull start the engine. The only way to keep the engine running is to hold down the spray nozzle trigger. Once that is released the pressure in the hose builds up and the engine stops.


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So I found this power washer for sale. The seller claims that the washer generates a good stream of water, not just full power. He also mentions that after a few minutes the engine starts to bog down like it is working extra hard. Does this sound like a pump issue? Could something be clogged or would the pump need to be replaced? Or should I avoid this power washer?


Don't buy a power that doesn't work.There are many expensive parts on a power washer. If it was cheap and simple to fix, the seller would fix it and the washer would not be for sale.Would you buy a car that doesn't work? Especially ... Pressure Washers

I havehonda gs 160 5.0 hp petrol powerwasher,it madea noise and just stoppe going,the pull cord wont even pull what is wrong?


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We have a Karcher G2500VH pressure washer. If you start the engine with the trigger pulled on the spray wand it will run at full pressure until you release the trigger. after that, when you pull the trigger it will not have any more pressure than the water hose feeding it. Does it have an internal unloader valve? What is the part number?


Hi, Karcher calls the unloader valve a spill valve, this is a link to a full drawing/parts listing , and your fault description might well be a sticking /seized unloader(spill ) valve hope this helps ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

MSV3024 pressure washer backfired after 2 hours of continuous use, then died. i was able to restart it but pulling the trigger kills the engine. i was able to pull the trigger rapidly and keep it running but holding the trigger down killed it again. now it won't restart. can it overheat? it has a full tank of gas.


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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

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


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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

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

Karcher 2400 pressure washer with honda engine. my problem is that i've installed a new rebuild kit in the pressure pump assembly, and now, when i reinstall the assembly back on the engine, i cant even pull start the engine over. its too tight! when i loosen back on the pump assembly, i'm able to pull the engine over. what have i installed wrong from the rebuild kit??


The pump is correctly oiled and lined up on the camshaft, correct? ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

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.


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When the washer is at rest with water on and power on the pump runs on and off on its own but when i pull the trigger the washer works fine in low pressure and high pressure


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Power washer starts no problem but when turned on and activating the trigger on the pressure washer gun, water no longer comes out. The gun itself was replaced not long ago. What could be the cause?


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I have a generac 2200 psi pressure washer. It starts and runs fine as long as I have the trigger pulled to spray water. When i let off the trigger it kills the engine. What could this be and how can I fix it? Model number is 01040-2


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When I use my Karcher pressure washer it works perfectly until I release the trigger. Instead of remaining silent until I pull the trigger again the motor intermittently, at approx 2/3 second intervals, starts and stops. Could you please advise what is causing this to happen please.


What it is doing is keeping the pressure up in the hose. It is completely normal for it to do that. they all do it. Listen to others in use and it will do the same thing. Nothing to worry about. ... Karcher Pressure Washers

I have the Troy built 020337 power washer and can't even pull the cord


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I am needed to locate an owners manual for the honDA GX-200 PESSURE POWER WASHER. I PURCHASED IT LAST SUMMER AT BUCIETTS IN JACKSON MO I CAN'T REMEMBER IF I EVEN GOT A MANUAL. COULD YOU HELP ME LOCATE ONE


You can get the gx-200 manual on link below. This is just for the motor only. If you need one for the pressure washer I need to get the model #.\015\012\015\012 ... Honda Pressure Washers

When the dishwasher not in use, it filled the water up by itself. And after it was full, the water leaked out to the floor. Even after I turned off power, it cannot stop. I have to shut the valve under the sink to stop it. What is wrong? It is only three years old. Hou


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I have a Neff built in dishwasher, model S44T09N3GB. When I set the program, it appears to be working on the screen but it does not take in any water. I have full water supply elsewhere in the house but it is below freezing outside - could it be a frozen pipe? Also, even before the water failed to enter the washer, it hasn't been cleaning dishes - they come out feeling chalky and aren't shiny.


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I can not keep the power washer running unless the trigger on teh wand is pulled .. once it is released the engine shuts off


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Coleman power washer PW0912201. Water is blowing out of the chemical pickup tube when water hose is turned on prior to starting. After starting the water realy blows out from there. Would the unloader be faulty? I tried to pull out the unloader stem assembly from the manifold but it appears to be pressed in. Do I need a new manifold kit? or am I looking at the wrong part to correct this?


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My Karcher vert shaft Honda powered washer cuts out when your washing kinda like when you release the trigger (except you haven't) like the relife is opening early what's wrong?


They USUALLY don't have aa true relief valve, but instead when pressure is up, it prevents any more water from enetering the pump.\015\012\015\012REBUILD the valve as usually the O-rings in it are worn. ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

2-yr old troy-bilt pressure washer with honda gcv160 engine. seems to run well, but when trigger is pulled get full pressure for less than 5 seconds before reducing to house water pressure. when left running, looks a black plastic pressure relief valve starts blasting hot water. appreciate whatever insight you can give. Thx


It sounds like an air lock. Try this: With the machine off, connect the hose to the washer and let it run for several minutes to get all of the air out of the hose, and to purge any air out of the pump. Shut off the water, and connect the high pre ... Briggs & Stratton Pressure Washers
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