Having problems with your Briggs & Stratton Briggs Stratton 2550 Psigaspressure Washer ?

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.


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