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If it is the trigger hose, more than likely it will screw off. You may need to squeeze the trigger to release the pressure in the hose. Then it should screw off.

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If the spark arrestor is dirty or damaged, it can cause the engine to stall. To clean the spark arrestor, you will need to remove it from the pressure washer and use a wire brush to remove any build-up. Once the spark arrestor is clean, you can reattach it and try starting the power washer again.
If your pressure washer starts and runs fine, but there`s no pressure or no water coming from the pump, it could be a clogged wand, hose or inlet filter. Fortunately, this is an easy pressure washer problem to repair. Begin isolating the problem by hooking a water hose to the washer`s inlet and turning it on.
If your washing machine water won`t shut off, there are a few possible causes: A damaged water inlet valve. A broken water level switch. A problem with the pressure hose or air dome tube.
Disadvantages of Direct Drive:

Cannot Draw Water from Tank or Standing Water Source.

How Do I Tell If My Unloader Valve is Bad? In most occurrences, the first symptom of an unloader valve going bad is no pressure from the wand when the trigger is pressed. This happens when the unloader valve gets stuck open and does not allow water to enter the hose and trigger.
In general, most pressure washers can draw water from any source like a water tank with a minimum of PSI of 20 to work properly. Some pressure washers can also work fine even with lower pressure since most have built-in pumps that push the water out of the nozzle with high pressure.

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Had the Northstar 3000 psi Pressure Washer for 2 months and it started leaking oil from the pump during use. Took it to Northern and they are replacing the pump under warranty but said it was likely because I was using quick connects on my garden hose coupling and that was restricting the water flow making the pump overheat. They said never to use quick connects on the garden hose unless the opening is at least 5/8″. Does anyone make such a quick connect? I hate having to screw the garden hose on every time, and also having to remove my quick connects at the water spigot end. Thanks.
ANSWER : It is easy to check if your hose and quick connects are supplying enough water to the pump. Your pressure washer gallon per minuite requirements are printed on the machine and also on the pressure tips in GPM. Your post indicates 2.5 gpm but check your documentation of GPM. Next remove the tip from the wand and connect your hose with current quick connects to the machine. Start engine and direct the pressure wand into a bucket for exactly one minute. Measure the amount of water in the bucket, it should be very close to stated gallons. Do the same test with tip installed and compare measurement. If pump is starving for water you will not get proper amount of water in the bucket and the water hose will collapse. Two to four gallons of water per minute is not very demanding and should be delivered even with very small opening. You can even just direct the hose into the bucket for one minute and check how much water your hose is capable of delivering. I believe that you will find no problem with water delivery to pump. I would certainly enlighten Northern with your findings and question their evaluation. When you start using your pressure washer again try using it at lowest pressure to get the job done. Lowering the pressure to about 75% of max will increase the life of the pump and engine. Good luck with you pump

I am trying to disconnect the lower hose on this unit is a quick disconnect or does it screw off
ANSWER : If it is the trigger hose, more than likely it will screw off. You may need to squeeze the trigger to release the pressure in the hose. Then it should screw off.

Should i turn hose on full blast – Ortho Dial N Spray Hose End Sprayer

The contents in the bottle doesn't come out – Ortho Dial N Spray Hose End Sprayer
ANSWER : Open the continer is there a small piece of hose connected to the lid if not connect it. the water creates a suction through the hose when it passes over the hole inside the continer to spray the contents of the bottle.

Karcher 2400R I have not used my pressure washer for 6 months. It was left full of gas in the garage. I tried to start it but it would not fire up so I change the gas, oil, and spark plug, took apart the carburator and cleaned it out with carb cleaner. I went ahead and put everything together, pull the cord and wanted to start. While trying to start it after I sprayed starting fluid in the air cleaner I noticed that gas was coming back from the crankcase breather hose into the air filter choking or flooding the carb. When I removed the crankcase hose it started right up and stay running unitl I tried to connect the hose again. While it ran there was gas spitting out of this hose. Can someone help me out to figure what is wrong?
ANSWER : You have a poor signal to the spark plug usually caused by a rusty fly wheel found underneath the pullcord casing. clean it with releasing ajent such as wd 40. common when not in use for a while.

Leakage from the garden hose connection along with connection to the pressure washer.
ANSWER : The female hos bib connection should have a typical hose washer inside.Often you can’t tighten the nut tight enough without this washer, to keep it from leaking both from the hose, and the rest fo the fitting into the washer.

HOW TO USE WITH DRY FERTILIZER – Ortho Dial N Spray Hose End Sprayer
ANSWER : Can only use liquid or soluble dry

Bought suction hose for karcher in order to use water from bucket. Have attached hose but there is no water being sucked from the bucket . One side of hose attached to washer the other dropped in bucket is this right? The end in the bucket has no suction, and a depressable valve that seems to be impeding the water suction. Do I remove this valve ?
ANSWER : THESE ARE RUBBISH, I SPENT SEVERAL HOURS TRYING TO GET MINE TO WORK AND ENDED UP SENDING IT BACK AS NOT BEING FIT FOR PURPOSE. THE HOSE BETWEEN THE WATER SUPPLY AND THE MAVHINE NEEDS TO BE FULL OF WATER BEFORE IT STANDS ANY CHANCE OF WORKING. I WENT FOR THE FILTER THAT SCREWS ONTO THE MACHINE WHICH YOU CONECT TO A NORMAL HOSE CONECTOR WHICH I THEN CONNECT TO THE TAP OF MY WATER BAREL. HOPE THIS HELPS