e trigger, then re-open it, the spray again lasts just a few seconds.

I have taken the whole trigger assembly, and all jets etc apart, cleaned and re-assembled, without fixing it. Hope you can assist.

Thanks, John
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Check for an airlock in the line & pump.

Air can get locked in between the tank and the trigger, but there is an easy fix for this. Simply turn the pump on and hold the trigger at a level lower than the tank, squeeze and hold. What this will accomplish is the sprayer will force the air down and out of the wand.

The most common reason sprayers leak is a worn or damaged component, whether that be a valve or an O-ring.
If no pressure is felt then the sprayer isn`t getting pressure in the first place, so the most probable cause is a faulty, missing or dry plunger O-ring or leaking non return valve. Replace or lubricate as necessary.
This depends mostly on the type of spray chemical you are using. Some chemicals will be fine to sit in your tank for a week while some will clog up your sprayer within 24 hours. This question will also depend on the quality of water you are using. Dirty polluted water will encourage clogging if debris is in your tank.
This can be caused by the air pressure being too weak, which can stop the liquid from atomizing, or due to the liquid being of a type that quickly hardens once in contact with the air. The second form of clogging is due to spray pressure being too high.
Check the Tube

Instead, it`s likely your spray bottle isn`t spraying properly because the tube has disconnected from the nozzle. To check this, poepping says to push down on the sprayer. If you can press down with ease, but the product isn`t coming out, it`s likely a disconnect with the tube.

Different liquid flow rates, air flow rates, forward speed, targeted and wind-oriented airflow adjustment, target height, and orientation can all affect the effectiveness of the sprayer (Devanand and Divaker, 2010; Ryszard et al., 2017; Salcedo et al., 2020).
You can pump up the tank okay, but it won’t hold the pressure. Solution: Check the pump gasket at the top of the pump cylinder (tank); it may be cracked or damaged and not forming a seal with the tank cap. Replace the pump cylinder gasket and make sure that it fits tightly around the top of the pump cylinder.
Sprayer calibration provides the information you need to determine the amount of spray solution (both pesticide and carrier) being applied per acre. This information can help ensure you`re applying the amount of solution stated on the product label.
The 1/128th method of sprayer calibration is a simplified way to calibrate most boom spray systems. It is based on the ratio of 1 gallon, or 128 fluid ounces, to 1/128th of an acre, or 340 square feet (sq ft). The 1/128th calibration method is a fast and easy way to compute the gallon-per-acre rate (GPA).
This can be caused by the air pressure being too weak, which can stop the liquid from atomizing, or due to the liquid being of a type that quickly hardens once in contact with the air. The second form of clogging is due to spray pressure being too high.
If no pressure is felt then the sprayer isn`t getting pressure in the first place so the most probable cause is a faulty/missing/dry plunger O ring or leaking non return valve. Replace or lubricate as necessary.

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I have a SOLO 461 sprayer. After months of good service, the pressure from the spray jet drops after a few seconds of spraying. If I close the trigger, then re-open it, the spray again lasts just a few seconds.

I have taken the whole trigger assembly, and all jets etc apart, cleaned and re-assembled, without fixing it. Hope you can assist.

Thanks, John

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Won't seal and hold pressure – Ace Hardware Acer Spray and Go Sprayer
ANSWER : Try smearing some Vaseline on the gasket that goes around the pump shaft at the top.

Sprayer wont spray or hold pressure
ANSWER : We use the both the 425 and 475 solo sprayers most days at work and when they start to lose pressure ( after 6 months of daily professional use) we purchase a complete seal kit and put it through them. The only part I can’t work out how to remove is the inside cylinder, other than that everything else is easily removed and replaced.

Trying to remove pressure tank from inside spray unit.

trying to replace all seals.

ANSWER : Dont !!!!! just buy a new one bout 100 bucks but if u want it comes out thru top but u have to take lose underneath
way too labor intensive for the price of new one

Won't hold air & pump up/ – Gilmour & Spray Doc& Poly Tank Sprayer Pump Assembly
ANSWER : I loss pressure, read the manual, took the slide out and saw that the o-ring was crimped out of shape, thus the loss of seal and no pressure! Popped it back to position and it spray is now powerful as day 1…patience is rewarded!

How do you refill?
ANSWER : Remove all pressure by keeping the hose open until no pressure is left. place pump handle down toward tank. Turn count counter clock wise to unscrew. Take assembly out of tank then fill tank. Reinstall in reverse order.

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How to fill gilmour spray-doc
ANSWER : All sprayers have a cap that turns anti-clockwise. With all of these you push the handle down and turn firmly.

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Why does the mower mow for an hour then stop?
ANSWER : Could be overheating.