Having problems with your Karcher G 2600 VH 2,600 PSI Gas Pressure Washer ?

DIY Noob With A Pressure Washer Choke Isssue

\015 I purchased this pressure washer new about 2 or 3 years ago and use it once or twice a year for a few hours to wash the siding on my house. I admit to being guilty of not taking all the propper steps for long time storage. Although I do store it with an empty fuel tank. My issue is it will only run on full choke. It cranks on the first pull and will run fine for a few minutes on full choke while in use but will eventually "bog" down and cut off. Seems to idle while not using with no problem with choke full on. I have fresh gas in it and have checked that the oil is at propper level. I first noticed fuel leaking out the air filter area and did some searches online and some suggested taking the bowl off and making sure the float was not stuck. The float didn't seem to be stuck but the bowl was pretty dirty and coroaded. Almost like sand was in it. I dont live at the beach! I wiped it out but it still looks pretty nasty. Seems that took care of the fuel leaking but the engine still stalls while trying to use without the choke on full. As the title says I am a noob at the DIY game but am willing to get my hands dirty and somewhat just interested in the challange of seeing if I can fix this thing myself with a little bit of guidence!\012\012So any advice on where to start? Suggestions?\012\012Thanks in advance...\012\012Shane,\012Charlotte, NC\015

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You need to remove the carb and take it apart soak it in a cleaner then replace the needle valve and seat
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