Having problems with your Northstar Wet Steam & Hot Water Pressure Washer with Honda Engine 3000 Psi, 4 Gpm ?

Engine runs fine, pump works, but it's not kicking the burner on ?


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The first thing I would check is spark on the electrodes in the burner, if you pull the transformer down from the bottom of the burner you will see two springs that touch metal poles in the bottom. You are going to have to have someone else run the machine in cold water mode (these machines will create spark in cold or hot water mode) and holding onto a long insulated screwdriver you are going to get about 1/4 inch away from each of the springs and see if a spark comes across the spring and the screw driver. Be very careful in doing this, you are playing with a lot of power. If no spark then this would indicate that you have a fuse blown or the transformer is bad. You would then proceed in checking power to the transformer. If you are getting spark then it is going to be one of the safety systems that is giving you a problem. Let me know what you find out.
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