K5.540 2,000 PSI 1.4 GPM Electric Pressure Washer
Worked fine then suddenly stopped and will not start. Died. No noise. Followed all instructions for trouble shooting in manual–still will not start. It is only 18 months od and I only used it 4 times. What can I do? Where can I get a diagnostic drawing of the insides of this machine? Would a silicone spray lubrication help it or a Karcher pump guard?
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A defective spark plug or ignition coil may need to be replaced. Your power washer`s spark plug is essential to keep it running since it ignites the air/fuel mixture. If your spark plug is dirty, cracked, or defective, it could be the reason your power washer won`t start.
PLEASE NOTE: You should always press the RESET button on the GFCI before using the pressure washer.
If the pressure washer does not start, then the first thing to check is the fuse in the plug. The reading you`re looking for is the same as it would be when connecting the two probes of the multimeter together (as you can see in the example of this video, this fuse is actually fine).
Your pressure washer is hard to pull start because with each pull you are building up pressure in the system from the pump. It seems like an obvious explanation, but it is true. When you pull the starter cord it will create pressure within the system.
These include a clogged nozzle, a blocked inlet water filter, or a malfunctioning pump. It could even be the water supply itself – not the pressure washer. When troubleshooting pressure washers, the best approach is to check the easiest solution first and rule it out before proceeding to more intensive repairs.
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There is probably dirt or a little stone in the nozzle of the gun.
its building up a high pressure and goes idle.
clean nozzle and try again
Motor starts, stops, starts, stops etc never running completely. not putting out much water pressure. not building pressure??
Is you nozzle plugged? That is what this sounds like.
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