Having problems with your Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer ?

Pressure washer start fine and idles appropriately trigger is depressed washer runs for about five minutes then just shuts off. Engine restarts fine but when trigger is depressed engine shuts off


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Looks like the fuel cap may not be venting try it with the cap loose allowing air into the tank sounds like lack of fuel entering into the carburetor.
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Pressure washer start fine and idles appropriately trigger is depressed washer runs for about five minutes then just shuts off. Engine restarts fine but when trigger is depressed engine shuts off


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