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6.5 hp pressure washer only runs with choke on


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I have a 5HP Honda engine installed on a Excell pressure washer. While the engine readily starts, it will not continue to run unless I keep the choke setting nearly completely closed. When I activate the pressure gun, it seems to generate adequate pressure, however, when the trigger is released, the engine continues to run at the same rpm instead of the normal variable rpm that most engines operate at during idling periods. The engine will always cease running when I push the choke rod all the w


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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 pressure washer is 3 years old, never had a problem with it until now. It runs for 2 seconds only on choke. It will not start or turnover at all with out the choke on. Please help, I miss my pressure washer. Thanks Andrea M. Conzet


It sounds like could be one of the problems listed below or a combination of those things.1) The exhaust is partially blocked. Check the screen covering exhaust port for carbon and dirt build-up. High-speed exhaust air must pass freely. W ... Honda Black Max 2600 PSI Pressure Washer

On my 6 hp dewalt pressure washer, the unit runs really rough in the off choke position, when i move it a little bit away from the off choke position, it runs really close to the way it should. any recomendations?


Clean all the fuel system:lines,carb,etc.. also a new coil will be better. ... Dewalt 3700 Pressure Washer

Pressure washer only starts and runs on full choke. throttle open. The pressure washer turns off when we press the trigger to start washing. Is this because the throttle isnt set high enough?


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Honda pressure washer 5hp will only run with the choke on. Was running fine for about 1 hour


Always burn FRESH number 1 fuel in this engine and make sure there is a screen on the spout of the can or plastic jug. ... Pressure Washers

Pressure washer wont run unless choke is on


I have a Karcher pressure washer w/ a 5hp Honda engine. It only will run while the choke is pulled out and only runs at about half the rpm's. When the choke is pushed in.. it coughs, sputters and shuts off. Can you tell me how to fix this.... ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

Pressure washer has been sitting up for about 2 years.. worked perfectly before I parked it.. lol.. But, I put a new spark plug on, cleaned the filter, sprayed carb cleaner in it drained the gas tank and added new gas.. But it still does the same thing.. It starts in the choke position, runs awhile, and then shuts off. While its running, I tried to put the switch in the run position and it kills. Just wanted to see what an expert would say about the matter before I Brake it down. thanks


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HAVE A DEWALT PRESSURE WASHER WITH 6.5 HONDA ENGINE THAT WAS STORED FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS. IT WILL START BUT ONLY RUN FOR3-4 SECONDS WITH CHOKE ON THEN KILLS. WAIT A MINUTE OR SO, PULL ROPE AND WILL RUN FOR ANOTHER 3-4 SECONDS. WON'T RUN CONTINUOUSLY. PUT FRESH GAS AND CLEANED BOWL UNDER CARB. ANY OTHER TIPS? THANKS, FOREST


Look for plugged filter anywhere in fuel line. ... Pressure Washers

Pressure washer will run with choke on push choke in motor shuts off


The main jet is restricted. Suggest you remove carb and clean/rebuild it. ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

My pressure washer will run when the choke is on. As soon as I turn off the choke the engine stalls.


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5.5 HP Honda on a Karcher pressure washer. Will only run in full choke mode. When choke is closed for normal operation, motor conks out. I have removed Air filter and inspected operation and butterfly is operating correctly. What to check next?


Fuel mixture screw ... Pressure Washers

Why will my pressure washer only run with the choke on? Dies as soon as turned off. Runs rough when no load or idle and sometimes dies.Did not remove carb buy did spray with cleaner.


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I have a union power pressure washer it runs for 10 minutes and then cuts off and wont work again, it still needs the choke on when the engine is warm and only runs for a few seconds


"it still needs the choke on when the engine is warm and only runs for a few seconds"This sounds like a fuel problem such as the carb needs cleaning ... Pressure Washers

Honda Pressure Washer Black Max 2600 Psi 161cc Problem: manual choke pulled on when starting. When attempting to turn off the choke the motor dies. This occurs no matter how long the engine runs for.


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My pressure washer starts and runs with the choke on when turn off the choke it dies


Sounds like the carb needs to cleaned or rebuilt. ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

When I start my pressure washer on full choke it works fine when I place choke in wide open position gas runs out of the carburetor.what could be wrong.the engine issas by Briggs and Stratton.


You need to take the float bowl off the carb from the bottom . You haven't given a lot of information about who did what to the carburator but somebody must have screwed with the float pisition for this to be happening . The way all carburtors work i ... Simpson WS4050V Water Shotgun 4000 Psi Cold Water Electric Start Gas Powered Pressure Washer W/ Vanguard Engine

I have a simpson msv 2700 pressure washer that starts and runs on full choke-but dies when choke is opened


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My pressure washer will not run unless it is in full choke


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Pressure washer with 5hp Honda will ONLY run with choke on


It sounds like it has been tipped or too much oil has been put in. This would explain the oil in the air filter. First check the oil level. Then you need to clean the oil out of the carburetor. It is dirty or plugged and that is why it only runs ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

Troy built pressure washer will not run unless the choke is out


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My pressure washer will only run with the choke pulled out. I have a **** poor mannual. the gas line goes to a plastic round something atteched to the engine block and then to the carb.


Your carb is pulling air,u need to buy a carb kit and gass kits,and change them. ... Honda Maxus Prosumer MX5223 Pressure Washer

Will not run with choke all the way off - Pressure Washers


Dirty carb. ... Pressure Washers

190 honda engine only runs on choke? - Honda 50 W Ar Pump 2500 Psi 25 Gpm Pressure Washer


Pour a large amount of carburator cleaner into the gas tank \015\012run the engine for five minutes then shut it off and let it sit for a couple of days.\015\012then start it and see if it runs any better\015\012the longer you let i ... Honda 50 W Ar Pump 2500 Psi 25 Gpm Pressure Washer

Pressure washer with Honda Engine GC160 only run with choke fully closed.


The carb is clogged. It needs to be cleaned, or replace. Keep in mind some of the carb passageways are as small as a human hair so they are difficult to clean which is why I mention replacing. You can try using carb cleaner etc in the gas, but I d ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer
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