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Northstar Hot Water Pressure Washer (model #157322) While using the pressure washer the safety relief valve activated venting steam and hot water from it... I immediately shut it down and let it cool down. After it was cool, I turned on the water supply again and the relief valve was still spewing water from it. My neighbor said it was probably the "unloader" valve was stuck or damaged. I called around my area and it seems as though no one services my pressure washer.. Is there a manu


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I have a honda 2600 pressure washer. After running fine for a couple of seconds the water will stop flowing out the tip. It is receiving water,but will not flow it to the pressure hose. I even disconnected the pressure hose and no wate was flowing out. When I shut the pressure washer off it would then flow water to the hose again. Please help


This is a symptom caused by a sticking Unloader valve. The Unloader valve is inside the pump outlet body under the large black knob. \015\012Example picture : ... Honda Black Max 2600 PSI Pressure Washer

Water pressure? I read somewhere that low pressure of the incoming water will make it so that the items on the top drawer will not be as clean. I don't see how this can be the case, as I thought that the way the washer worked was that the washer filled (at whatever speed) and then the machine itself pumped the water through the system at the appropriate pressure. Please clarify.


Mom...not true. The water fills the machine which then uses its own pump to spray the dishes with the water/detergent. If your dishes are not getting clean, use the recommended amount of detergent. Hard water will require a spot treatment like Jet ... KitchenAid KUDR01TJ Dishwasher

I have the Coleman powermate 2400 PSI pressure washer and on initial start it sprays and has great pressure. But once I release the spray handle it will not spray again, not even one drop of water. I have verified water pressure, bought 3/4 hose, and also changed the spray handle with no help. Pressure washer was bought new at Lowes, but did not use for first three years of ownership, should have tested it. Thanks for any help on this. Ted Miller


Sounds like the valve in the handle is sticking closed. May have a broken spring, or maybe a part is stuck..\015\012I say take it apart, and the answer will present itself.. Play with it with nozzle out too... Maybe something is stuck after st ... Coleman Pressure Washers

Briggs and Stratton Troy Bilt gas pressure washer one year old. I can get water thru pressure washer and bleed the air, water comes out the hose just fine until I start the pump. Then, I lose all water flow. Pump runs fine but when it's running, no water goes through.


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I have a Comet BXD 2525 G pressure washer pump which is giving me some problem. (Maybe) I hook the water up to pump and the pressure hose up to the pump, turn on the water and the water sprays out of the water connection at the pump. I check the hose to see if it was clog ok and the next was a the water connection ok. It's like the water is not going int the pump. When i start the pressure up the water come out of gun but no pump running like it should. The next thing i was going to look at i


The water inlet needs a gasket like all hose connections. If its gone the pump may be starving for water. ... Comet Pressure Washers

I have a Karcher 550M pressure washer and was using today when all of a sudden the water started to pour through the handle hence lost the pressure of the water. Is this a rubber washer issue or the gun needs replacing or simpler than that. To be honest although I have had the washer for about 3/4 years now It is hardly used. Also can I fix it and where would I purchase the allen key to replace. Thanks Brian


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Water runs out of the pressure washer. it still has water come through the nozel but no pressure. water runs out of the washer itself


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Frigidaire built in dishwasher model PLD2855RFC1. Have to wash dishes pretty much spotless prior to using dishwaser. Glasses come out with what appears to be soap residue regardless if powder or liquid. Did not use a gauge but water pressure in rest of house is good, recently replaced water heater, pressure regulator and just replaced the dish washer water source valve. Washer is about 18 months old, has never worked really well.


Hi, \012\012I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and ins ... Frigidaire PLD2855RFC Dishwasher

Does it hurt a pressure washer to run hot water thought it went they hook up the water for outside to hook it to the hot water i did not no it and i hook it to the pressure washer


Most pressure washers have packings that can sustain a temperature of 140 degrees although it as strongly not recommended since the pump head heats up when in bypass mode(triggergun closed)best rule for pressure washer is never leave the trigger clos ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

I have a Husky pressure washer with a Honda 2600psi engine. Problem is, no water will come from the pressure hose. I connected the water w/out the pressure hose and water flows thru strongly. I then connected the pressure hose w/out the wand and water flowed thru the hose fine. When I connect the wand and pull the trigger, nothing. I have replaced the wand and that was not the problem. Please help.


Check the quick disconnect to the wand these are spring operated and can get stuck ... Pressure Washers

Dear Sir?madam, I bought a CV-240 4 MBC HONDA PRESSURE WASHER , 2400 PSI , 5.5HP, It is 4 stoke overhead, cam single cylinder , October, 2010 from NATIONAL HARDWARE SUPER CENTRE – GUYANA. I used this equipment sparingly during this year. I have 2 – 450 gallons plastic water tanks to supply the pressure with water. Recently, water is not coming out through the pressure hose. I talked to a technician, and he opened the water pump and there is some white plastic valve, one was broken and he repl


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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.


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I have an older Landa Pressure Washer. The burner is not working. Once I get the machine running and water flowing to the pressure washer, with the wand pressed, I flip the burner on switch....and nothing...I have no idea how to work on a pressure washer burner. I have been told it could be the igniter, but I don't know how to fix it if it is. Any help is appreciated.


Check for 12V at the igniter connector with the unit running. If you have 12V and no igniter it may be stuck or bad. Thrun the unit off and read continuity across the DISCONNECTED igniter plug / terminals to the igniter. No resistance = open ignit ... Pressure Washers

Hi ..I have an Excell gas pressure washer model no. Exwgv2121-3 with Faip 2100 psi 2 gpm vertical shaft pump..the problem is that there is water leaking from every weep hole at the bottom of the pump when running. Oddly enough,the pump still puts out significant pressure but less than it should due to the leaking water. What is the most likely cause of this?..is it the high pressure water seal(s)? If so,how do I repair it?


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Using a Bosch 1600W Pressure washer Aquatak 110 plus Was adjusting the twist pressure sleeve to get HIGH pressure and water supply stopped and sleeve seems fixed/seized. I turned power ON and OFF and turned water tap ON and OFF but still no water coming out of the nozzle. What do I do now?


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I have a Honda gc160 5.0 pressure washer. All fluids are fresh. Water is hooked up with plenty of pressure but the water pressure is up and down then goes completely out. No water will come out of the wand? Please advise. Thank you.


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Assembly plans for karcher 2400 psi pressure i recently had a problem, with my pressure washer. i was cleaning out my hose and took the hose assembly and brass fitting off. run water threw it thought i had cleand it out, put it back together and now when i hooked my water hose back up the water comes out of the despencer instead of the pressure wand. does eny one no what i need to do to revurse this?


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Turn water on then actuate wand trigger. Pressure washer leaks when wand trigger is actuated and has very low pressure/flow output. After releasing trigger the pressure cycles on - off at approx 1 second interval. I suspect that the plasstic oulet tube is leaking causing low pressure leak out of bottom when trigger is actuated and causes pressure switch to cycle when the trigger is released. Any Help? This pressure washer is approx 18 months old!


You gave a very close solution yourself for the problem. But other leakages can cause such symtoms.Forexample a leaking head or a leaking chemical inlet. These can be caused because the spill valve (pressure control valve) is stuck. When this valve s ... Karcher PSI Electric Pressure Washer

The Hom Model No. 308653045 gas-operated cold-water pressure washer has a spring-loaded control on it and I am assuming that this control regulates the output pressure of the water from the pump . . . for example, 1500 psi to 2700 psi. Is it correct to assume that this control regulates the output pressure of the pump. If the control is a pressure regulator, how does one use it and, EVEN MORE IMPORTANT, can one under-adjust or over-adjust the control to a point where THE CONTROL OR THE PUM


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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

Shark pressure washer with honda 5.0hp motor when in use spraying with good pressure it the pressure shuts off and motor sounds like its about to shove a rod through the cases shut it off restart it andd the same thing occurs all fluid levels good pump and motor. water pressure from hose bib good. may b low water pres. for short time due to possible kink in hose reel not sure


What type pump oil to usefor karcher 2400 psi ... Honda Pressure Washers

I have a Troy-Bilt GCV160 pressure washer. While I was pressure washing the water pressure just decreased. The unit will start and runs fine, but there is no pressure when sqeezing the trigger. I purged the water system with no positive results.


Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly\015\012\015\012First off let me say that the GCV160 is the engine model number and not the unit model number. \015\012\015\012It appears that your model number is 020415 (2600 PSI) as it is ... Pressure Washers

No pressure Hi we dont seem to have any pressure in the washer can u tell me what is wrong..ie is it a prob with the pressure washer or water pressure from the outside tap.


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North star petrol pressure washer. working fine, then no high pressure, checked water feed, water filter , pressure relief valve and gun nosall well work sometimes and keep working, when you release the trigger and try in again the pressure gone again. please help, many thanks, richard


Sounds like the regulator is sticking or is airbound. loosen the water connection and then tighten it back. Could also be that the trigger gun is faulty or needs adjustment. Hope this helped ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer
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