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Pressure washer shuts down when choke is closed


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Pressure washer shuts down when choke is closed


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I have a 5HP Honda engine installed on a Excell pressure washer. While the engine readily starts, it will not continue to run unless I keep the choke setting nearly completely closed. When I activate the pressure gun, it seems to generate adequate pressure, however, when the trigger is released, the engine continues to run at the same rpm instead of the normal variable rpm that most engines operate at during idling periods. The engine will always cease running when I push the choke rod all the w


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Troy Built pressure washer starts up fine and idles nice. Start spraying and everything is fine for about 30sec to 1min then the engine just shuts off. Seems like pressure is building up and choking the engine out. If I dont spray it will idle all day long. I have cleaned the unloader area, still shuts off. I have the pump off the machine, what should I do? Model number 020208 Troy Built. Rev # 01


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5.5 HP Honda on a Karcher pressure washer. Will only run in full choke mode. When choke is closed for normal operation, motor conks out. I have removed Air filter and inspected operation and butterfly is operating correctly. What to check next?


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I have a pressure washer, that i start with the choke on. as soon as i shut the choke off it stalls


First thing, if you are using last years gas stop and get some fresh gas, old gas is enemy #1 of small engines. You may need to keep the choke on longer and then only take it half way off. if it does not warm up in a minute or 2 you most probably ha ... Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

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I have a Craftsman power washer model 580 752020. When I start it up, turn on the switch the electric motor runs fine until I either close the trigger to the spray nozzle or press the trigger for power spray. The electric motor just shuts down, if I take my finger off the pressure and let the water run with no presssure the motor runs fine. My question is this. Is the capasitator on the electric motor the probable cause and is there a way to check out the capasitator to see if it is malfuncti


I doubt that it has anything to do with the capacitor on the motor. i think you are having a problem with the actual Motor Drive circuitry. What is happening is when you close the switch, this tells the Motor to "Ramp Up" to pump the water out, what ... Craftsman Pressure Washers

My 580.752000 pressure washer now starts and immediately shuts down. It is as if it is full choked and stops due to over rich. Sooty spark plug and muffler replaced. Also new carb installed. Still problem persist. Possible cause?


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Can't start the Honda GX160 5.5 HP Electric motor on my Chore Master 2400psi Pressure Washer. Got gas (checked through feed line), new spark plug, switch on, gas, choke ok, throttle a bit funky (about 12 years old on loan from a friend unused for 5+ years, no manuals). Recoil string sounds close to kicking over, but pretty half-heartedly ...


Is there an oil sensor unit if it is going bad it tells the engine the oil low and engine wont start. I had same problem with my pressure washer, i just unplugged the sensor unit and it started fine ever since ... Pressure Washers

Why does the pressure washer start, but stall when the choke is being closed?


Remove the float bowl nut and clean out the holes in the bowl nut. There is most likely debris in the holes. If this is not the problem I need the engine model number to assist you more. \015\012\015\012Thanks for using FixYa.\015 ... Pressure Washers

How do I close the choke on my pressure washer


Not all engines have a choke ... Pressure Washers

Pressure washer has been sitting up for about 2 years.. worked perfectly before I parked it.. lol.. But, I put a new spark plug on, cleaned the filter, sprayed carb cleaner in it drained the gas tank and added new gas.. But it still does the same thing.. It starts in the choke position, runs awhile, and then shuts off. While its running, I tried to put the switch in the run position and it kills. Just wanted to see what an expert would say about the matter before I Brake it down. thanks


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My pressure washer is 3 years old, never had a problem with it until now. It runs for 2 seconds only on choke. It will not start or turnover at all with out the choke on. Please help, I miss my pressure washer. Thanks Andrea M. Conzet


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Shark pressure washer with honda 5.0hp motor when in use spraying with good pressure it the pressure shuts off and motor sounds like its about to shove a rod through the cases shut it off restart it andd the same thing occurs all fluid levels good pump and motor. water pressure from hose bib good. may b low water pres. for short time due to possible kink in hose reel not sure


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I have a honda 2600 pressure washer. After running fine for a couple of seconds the water will stop flowing out the tip. It is receiving water,but will not flow it to the pressure hose. I even disconnected the pressure hose and no wate was flowing out. When I shut the pressure washer off it would then flow water to the hose again. Please help


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I have a McCulloch FH160B power washer and it no longer builds up pressure. I haven't used this very much at all. I tore it apart and cleaned everything I could find. When i pull the trigger for the spray nozzle, I get line water pressure. When I release the trigger, the power washer sounds like it starts to build up pressure. When this was working correctly, the pump would shut off when the trigger was released. Any suggestions?


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Honda pressure washer 5hp will only run with the choke on. Was running fine for about 1 hour


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Pressure washer only starts and runs on full choke. throttle open. The pressure washer turns off when we press the trigger to start washing. Is this because the throttle isnt set high enough?


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Pressure washer Honda Craftsman pressure washer 2400 PSI that runs for a little bit and then shuts off for no reason.


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New honda pressure washer maybe had it 2 years and only has about 3 hours on it, I was using it yesterday and it started fine and after running for about 10 min it shut down like i turned the kill switch, it has oil and gas but seems to have lost compression. It is a Honda overhead cam GCV 160, pressure washer is a Troy Built model


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