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Pressure Washer I have a Porter Cable pressure model no.PCH2401.It works fine for 5 minutes,then I can hear the motor loading down and then it stalls out. I tried to start it and it was very hard to pull on. disconnected the water supply and if was very easy to pull and started right up. I noticed the pump was very hot.This unit has a thermal relief valve on it,shouldn't it have released when it gets to a certain temperature .I was thinking maybe this is why it might be shutting the motor


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Any leaks from connection at pump to gun and wand assembly if so the valve is detecting leakage and open up again without u squeezing trigger it builds up in the head.if your trigger gun is leaking internally then you will need to replace the gun this unit uses a trap pressure unloader valve
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