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2500 Brute - engine runs fine but no high pressure


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We have a Katcher HDS 3.5/30-4 M Ea. Was using it, stopped using it briefly in the middle of a job, pulled trigger again, and there was a lack of pressure. Went to the machine to troubleshoot. The "engine indicator light" is on. Checked the temperature of machine: fine. Water intake: fine. We have not been running it at high temperatures, but about 50 degrees C. The pressure was at about 2300 PSI before it stopped. Any ideas?


... Karcher Pressure Washers

Hi there, I have a Karcher 2650 pressure washer that only pulses, does not reach high pressure consistently. Engine is running fine, filter has been cleared out, water pressure is OK. I even took out the cylinder under the black cap & checked it for deposits and greased it, still no go.


This can be a problem with the pump unit. Actually the collector to be more precise. Also, the pump itself. Either may develop a hairline crack and allow pressure to seep out, and tells the pressure switch that it has lost pressure... so it comes bac ... Karcher Pressure Washers

Model 01902 2350 psi . engine runs fine , sprays out nozzle but lower pressure and water sprays out plastic elbow on relief valve , that is supose to **** in soap if used , cant hold finger over spray from elbow , high pressure , took apart relief valve and plastic valves all orings are ok , brass pump seals look ok , all back together , still blows out elbow . ?? plastic spools were out by somebody else , not sure if they are in right , cant find picture to compare .


It sounds as if the non return valve in the elbow is the wrong way around .The o-ring normally goes in first then the ball then the spring. Try it and good luck. ... Pressure Washers

I have a model PW 2200 gas pressure washer. It suddenly lost it's high pressure the other day after working fine for @10 minutes. It's getting plenty of water, but the engine doesn't seem to rev up to give it the high pressure. The operating instructions say to check the oil in the engine, and the PUMP before starting, but I haven't found any place to check for an oil level in the pump????Any ideas, I'm very confused.


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Troy Bilt pressure washer model 020209 will not build pressure-have checked all screens and intake in pressure hose and garden hose from house to pump. water leaks at gun handle- took it apart and oiled piston- was ''grabby'' but now snappy but still leaks. Engine starts fine and runs fine. Please help.


A leaking gun will kill all the pressure. You may need to repair or replace the gun ... Briggs & Stratton Pressure Washers

Hi I have a Troy-Bilt Pressure washer 2200 psi model 20292. I've used it only 4 or 5 times. It ran great for an hour today then it lost pressure. Seems like the pump is not working. The engine runs fine but no pressure. The water runs through the nozzel and I blew air in the lines to make sure there is no blockage and found no blockage even in the pump lines. Any ideas. Tom


... Briggs & Stratton Gas Pressure Washer 20244

I have a Northstar pressure washer powered by a honda GC160 engine. The last time i used it, water leaks from the bottom of the unit, whether it is running or not. When running, the pressure is fine. I have felt underneath and it appears that the water is coming from the second opening from the rear. Is there a pressure relief valve there. I have a manual but cannot find any descriptors for underneath the motor.


This is a piston seal issue. You can get a kit to rebuild the pump. ... Comet AXD 3020 G Pressure Washer Pump

Karcher G2650 OH - When I start engine pressure builds up and the engine will stop- When I pull the wand handle back - I get a high release of pressure - I can hold the wand open and start the engine and it will run until I close the wand - egnine stops


Take a look at this link, I think this might solve your problem\015\012\015\012http://www.wmpcs.com/blog/?p=72 ... Pressure Washers

Pressure washer start fine and idles appropriately trigger is depressed washer runs for about five minutes then just shuts off. Engine restarts fine but when trigger is depressed engine shuts off


Looks like the fuel cap may not be venting try it with the cap loose allowing air into the tank sounds like lack of fuel entering into the carburetor. ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

My pressure washer was running fine then bogged out.The person who lent it to me said dont worry about the oil it is fine, so i didnt check. I checked the oil and it was almost bone dry. So i filled it with oil but now it wont start, is it possible that the engine is siezed up or, can i get it running.


You probably helped destroy the engine. Honda's are great engines until they run low on oil ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

I have a Karcher G2600 OR Pressure Washer, 2600 psi, 2.5 gpm. PN 1.194 506 0. gas engine works fine and water flows fine but pump is not adding pressure to stream. Checked and cleaned inlet water filter.


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2550psi Troy bilt with Briggs engine. Pressure washer runs ok and builds pressure. But, when the nozzle lever is depressed the pressure is strong and then drops to a much lower pressure and a fine spray.


... Briggs & Stratton Briggs Stratton 2550 Psigaspressure Washer

Troy Bilt pressure washer 2600psi. Engines running fine with supply line, wand, and pressure line hooked up but no water or pressure is coming from pump. pressure line is limp. What is the problem?


... Troy-Bilt Pressure Washers

Engine runs fine have only limited pressure weak


Check to see what your inlet pressure is. If your inlet pressure is lower than what is recommended, the pump will put out more than it is getting into it. Also check to see if it has an inlet screen. If it does, it may be plugged up, & need clean ... Northstar Pressure Washers

Engine runs fine no water pressure


... Honda Maxus Pressure Washer MX5222

Excell vr2500 pressure washer ,no pressure, took off high pressure hose at bottom of washer , get water flow, but flow does not change when engine is running full throttle


Check the water filter ---high pressurehose must have bbackpressure to develop pressure so disconecting it wont acheive ,much ,if you have agood water supply ,oil in the pump--- adjust pressure by srewing the brass fitting that the pressure hose atta ... Pressure Washers

Xr2600 excell pressure washer I was using it and it lost water pressure does not have any pressure. the engine runs fine just don't know what the problem is.


I have the same problem and it seems the piston in the back has a ring and the ring is broken i half i'm talking it to get fixed tomorrow i will keep you informed. ... Honda Pressure Washers

Admiral WE1520 electric pressure washer outputs only a thin stream of water, apparently from the hose pressure alone. There is no high pressure generated at all. Seems to run fine.


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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

EX-CEL PRESSURWE WASHER MODEL EXH2425. HONDA 5 HP GC160 ENGINE. THE ENGINE STARTS EASY. RUNS WITH GREAT HIGH PRESSURE. WHEN WAND IS RELEASED ENGINE WILL QUIT IN 30 SECONDS OR LESS.


... Devilbliss DeVILBISS Devap DVH2600 Gas-Powered Pressure Washer

Have no pressure. engine runs fine


... Briggs & Stratton Pressure Washer Projectpro Spray Nozzle

Engine runs fine. no water pressure. - Devilbliss DeVILBISS Devap DVH2600 Gas-Powered Pressure Washer


These pumps are notorious for seasonal problems. Tip the unit to the point you can pour engine oil into the water inlet connection. What your attempting to do is free up the ball seats in the pump. They get corroded when they sit and lock in pl ... Devilbliss DeVILBISS Devap DVH2600 Gas-Powered Pressure Washer

I have gcv 160 5.5 hp power washer my problem is that the high pressure pump is not working properly when the engine is running the output pressure is very low so i would like to know could be the possible cause of that problem


look for a black plastic cover with a silver snap on top; pry off the silver snap and lift off the plastic cover; next remove the two screws on the top plate then pull out the piston inside - if unable to lift out, start unit and watch it pop ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

Husky HU80722 model Water flows thru the washer. Have disconnected all hoses, checked filter screen it is clear. Reconnected hoses, Engine runs fine home water pressure fows through washer. Still not producing any pressure.


... Northstar Pressure Washer 3000 PSI
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