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My S1600 simoniz washer has the same presure all the time it does'nt matter if i have the trigger pulled or not


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The unloader is stuck. You need to replace the unloader or at the very least try to repair it. You can remove it and give it a good cleaning to remove any deposits and it may start working.
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My S1600 simoniz washer has the same presure all the time it does'nt matter if i have the trigger pulled or not


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