Having problems with your Briggs Stratton 020273 Elite Series Portable Gas Pressure Washer ?

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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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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Briggs and Stratton pressure washer will not start. I have a 6.75 hp pressure washer that is only a year old. when I pull cord it turns over but does not start. I changed plug and checked it, I have spark when pulling. I have 40-50 psi of compression when pulling also. gas was drained and is brand new. it was working fine last time it was used. I have tried starting it without the water line or spray wand hooked up and no difference. After about 10 or 15 pulls, can smell gas when I am trying to


Hello dave, the problem is compression to low,you need 60 to 130 lbs to run engine,check for blown head gasket,or bad rings,or a stuck open valve,hope this helps,, ... Briggs & Stratton Pressure Washers

I have a Karcher 2,600 PSI 2.3 GPM Gas Pressure Washer G 2600 VHR that I have used once last summer. I have stored the PW in my basement with no fuel in the gas tank. The PW was never exposed to freezing temps. I cannot get the PW to start. I put new fuel into the tank, the oil is good, I drained the carburetor, and the spark plug works (tested it). I pull the cord and the engine doesn't turn. Fuel value is on, choke is pulled, and the starter switch is turned on. System is practically brand new


Hi I have a similar pressure washer from Kartcher and the same scenario as yours I have owned it for about 2 years and noticed that it was getting harder and harder to start with each time I use it which is months. If your pw has a honda engine on i ... Karcher G 2600 VH Gas Pressure Washer

Engine will not turn-over. It is a Honda 11 HP, OHV on a Karcher Pressure Washer. It was running fine for about 45 minutes. All of a sudden it stopped. When I tried to start it again, the engine is bound up so that the pull rope will not pull out at all. It has plenty of gas. The crank case is full of oil, not over full.


Pull the spart plug out and see if you can pull it. Sometimes the carb will flood the engine to a point that they get hydrolic lock.If it does free up then I suggest cleaning the carburator before trying to start it again.If it does not free up the y ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

I have a Husky 2600 PSI pressure washer. Started up and used for about 20 minutes - turned off to take around back and now the pull cord is tight and has a clicking sound when trying to pull. Has oil and fresh gas. Suggestions?


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I have a troy-bilt 2550 psi and just use one time I put oil and gas but now It won't want start the pull cord is hard what i can do


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I have a generac pressure washer and the engine will not turn over. Followed the directions to a T and when I pull the cord... nothing. Spark plug? It is brand new out of the box. Filled high with brand new mid octanne gas, filled oil, followed directions to start... nothing.


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I purchased my KARCHER G2500VH last summer. I used it one time for about an hour. I tried to start it today, seems like its not getting gas. I checked the gasline to make sure gas was flowing. I removed the sparkplug, poured a little gas into the engine through the plug hole. Replaced the plug, pulled the rope and it started for about two seconds. I also poured fresh gas in tank. Cannot get to start.


Have tried to start our BlackMax 2700psi pressure washer, it is not getting gas to the carburetor, what to do? ... Pressure Washers

Karcher 2400R I have not used my pressure washer for 6 months. It was left full of gas in the garage. I tried to start it but it would not fire up so I change the gas, oil, and spark plug, took apart the carburator and cleaned it out with carb cleaner. I went ahead and put everything together, pull the cord and wanted to start. While trying to start it after I sprayed starting fluid in the air cleaner I noticed that gas was coming back from the crankcase breather hose into the air filter choking


You have a poor signal to the spark plug usually caused by a rusty fly wheel found underneath the pullcord casing. clean it with releasing ajent such as wd 40. common when not in use for a while. ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

I borrowed my nieghbors power washer. It worked the first day all day. In the morning i filled the gas with a fuel stabiler, and 30 oil. I may have over filled it. Upon turning it on the oil started leaking from the air filetr compartment. It starts, but then smokes starts to fume and all the oil leaks. Did I break it or is it a easy fix. I cleaned the filter housing. Also the filter was soaked with oil. should i get a new filter and install it or what is the solution. need help.


You will need to get a new filter, and drain some of the oil out of the machine. If you over fill these this will happen. 90% of the time nothing is broken. ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

I have a kohler command pro 8.5 on a porter cable pressure washer. Yesterday it started just fine. Today I pulled the start rope and there was no resistance and the engine did not turn over. The pull rope rewound just fine and I tried again with the same result. After several tries it caught just a little near the end of the pull and the engine started. What is the cause of this problem?


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I HAVE A NEW CRAFTSMAN PRESSURE WASHER WITH KEY START. I HAVE USED IT ONCE AND WHEN I TRIED TO START IT IT WAS HARD TO START HAD TO PULL START IT. NOW IT WONT START. LET PRESSURE OUT HAVE HOSE OH AND RUNNING, NEW SPARK PLUG HAS OIL, GAS FILTER FINE.HAS GOOD COMPRESSION, BUT WILL NOT FIRE GET SOME RECOIL. GETTING GAS TO SPARK PLUG AND GETTING SPARK. IM LOST PLEASE HELP.


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My gas power washer will not start. I filled the gas, checked the oil, set the choke, made sure it was on, changed the spark plug, checked the air filter, and drained any water. When I pull the cord to start I don't even get a putter. Anything else I can try or do I need to take it to a service place.


Will it run if you pour a small amount of gas in the carb? If so, it's a fuel supply problem. Most likely a stuck closed float needle. ... Honda Maxus Pressure Washer MX5222

Started by Craftsman 2700 PSI , 2.3 GPM Briggs & Stratton Powered Pressure Washer for first time in 9 months. Added new oil, and gas. started but is smoking from muffler and is dripping what appears to be oil near the exhaust end. I shut it down. What could this be due to?


The first thing I would check would be the oil level, to make sure you didn't put in too much oil. If the oil level is correct, it could be a stuck piston ring, letting oil blow by the piston, and out the exhaust. If this is the case, you are going ... Craftsman 2700 PSI,2.3 GPM Briggs & Stratton Powered Pressure Washer - Ca. Model

I have an almost brand new husky pressure washer (one of the big ones). It has been a life saver so far. just the other day it shut its self off. its gas powered so of course i checked the gas and oil. then tried to start it back up. but when I try to pull the pull string it wont come out more than about 3 inches. i payed 400$ cash for it to use on the trucks. does anybody know how to fix that? thanks


IT SOUNDS LIKE YOUR FLY WHEEL IS BAD OR NEEDS TO BE ADJUSTED ... Pressure Washers

My Honda 2600 psi power washer will not pull to start. It was running great then I allowed the neighbor to borrow it. He ran the washer till it was out of gas and proceeded to refuel and at this point it would no longer start. The pull cord is out about 4-6 inches out and I am concerned about taking the casing off myself. Fearing that it may throw more off on the unit. If i take the casing off are there any spring loaded parts that will dismount? What should I do? Spark Plug? Turn


You should be fine to take the recoil off, there shouldn't be anything that shoots out at you. You might want to check the oil level on the engine, many of the Honda engines won't start unless there is enough oil in them. If your oil level is fine, c ... Honda Pressure Washer PSI 3000

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.


Sounds like the unloader is not working correctly. Try replacing it and see what happens. ... Briggs & Stratton Prosumer 20324 Gas Pressure Washer

Fills with water, sounds like it starts to pump water then stops, then start again. It attempts to start pumping water 3 or 4 times them turns off leaving the water in the tub. I have read about the water needing to heat up for the cycle to advance. When I check the water that is left in the tub it is warm but not hot. The heating element is not hot either. I did a continuity test on the heating element and it seems to check out ok. I also did a continuity test on the red wire from the heating e


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I have a excell 2500 psi max honda 5.5 ho vr2522 2.2 gpm presser washer and has been stored for about a year, still looks brand new and has only been used twice before, it has oil and was stored with no gas in the tank, i put fresh gas in the tank and blead the fuel bowl until fuel ran out like it should, the washer wont start, ive checked the turn on switch as well and the fuel cut off knob, i spayed gas in the carb and it fired up but stopped running as fast as it began to run, its not getting


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I have a new LG Dishwasher LD120W1 purchased on 6/11/09. Have only used it approx 3 times. When I turned it on today it started up and after a few minutes it starts whistling and does not fill. Have looked at filter and spray arms, all clear. Could you please advise what else to do or look at. I can pull it out to look at hose it was installed by a plumber.


Hi,I would Glad to tell you what needs to be Done!! But, as the Dishwasher is Under Warranty, give them a call. Why to spend any Money, when the washer is under Warranty :) Now, It sounds like a Water Pressur ... LG Dishwashers

Cannot start Homelite 7 HP EX21 gas pressure washer. Not sure how to set the primer lever? Forgot to turn on switch. Turned on switch, now cord is tight, will not pull?


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I have a excell 2600 psi with Honda GC 160 motor I am having problems trying to start it. It will turn real easy for a couple of times, then it get's real hard to pull for awhile then loosens up again and only starts with starter fluid.


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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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I have a Honda Excel Pressure washer with 5 hp engine. I just started using it for 5 - 10 minutes and the engine stopped running. I can't pull the cord to turn over the engine. Ithas plenty of oil, I disconnected the hose and the wand and still can't get the engine to turn over.What next?????


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I have an Excell VR2500 pressure washer with B & S 6.5 HP engine. It was running fine, but then stalled out and now will not start. Has clean gas and full oil. I pulled the spark plug it is producing a sufficient spark when starter cord is pulled. Any ideas what might be causing the problem? Please help.


The key things to check are the spark plug, the air filter, the fuel. If those are all new and in good shape then you probably have gum in the carburator. Get a can of starter fluid and a helper. One person squirt the starter fluid into the air in ... Briggs & Stratton Pressure Washers
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