Having problems with your Honda Pressure Washers ?

I have a Husky 2600 2.3 pressure washer with a Honda motor that is only two years old. When I connect the hose and the sprayer I can shoot water through the sprayer no problem. The second I pull start the engine the water stops. Why would water only come through when the engine isn't running?


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I have a Husky 2600 2.3 pressure washer with a Honda motor that is only two years old. When I connect the hose and the sprayer I can shoot water through the sprayer no problem. The second I pull start the engine the water stops. Why would water only come through when the engine isn't running?


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