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Enjine will not start. pulls too hard - Dewalt Pressure Washers


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If it feels as if the engine has jammed you can remove the spark plug and apply a squirt of WD40. then get a long thin screwdriver and push the piston GENTLY down a bit. this worked for me. replace the spark plug and start as normal.
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Enjine will not start. pulls too hard - Dewalt Pressure Washers


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