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The two brass connections now are stripped and will not stay connected. I have had much trouble with this machine. its been in the shop more than not. i took it to a repair place locally yesterday again and i was told they cant help me anymore. haha.. i could have bought three for what ive spent on it. but this one seems simple to me if i just had the right push. ive considered splicing the hose to the machine. but that doesnt make a lot of sence since i cant get to the end of the end at the machine.
It only took me a few minutes to go for the detergent. i left the water running, but
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You have more problems then just a stiped thread. the machine shouldnt be producing that sort of pressure if you dont have the trigger pulled.sounds to me like the pressure switch is faulty

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Check the O-ring seal may be missing or damaged, If you have a screw connection high-pressure hose, the hose may blow off if it has not been screwed tight enough, or if the threads are damaged.
A clogged carburetor is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the pressure washer for a long period of time. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may evaporate, leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. This sticky fuel can clog up the carburetor and cause the engine to run stall.
While there are ways to repair a hose with the right tools and experience, it`s not recommended. Replacing your hose is very affordable, and the peace of mind you get knowing your hose won`t burst open and injure you is worth the investment.
Water leaks can occur if the water hose connection between the washer and the wall is disconnected. The hose can loosen due to the constant vibrations from washing machine cycles. If you suspect your leaking washing machine is the result of a loose hose connection, all you have to do to fix it is tighten the hose.
Many older outdoor spigots are equipped with an “add-on” hose connection vacuum breaker (HCVB), and if water is spraying out it means the rubber gasket inside has failed. The vacuum breaker prevents water from flowing backward into the house.
Once your pressure washer and water source are turned OFF and you are unable to disconnect your hoses from the pump and gun it is generally due to the pressure that is still inside of the machine. To relieve this pressure simply squeeze the trigger to release any water and then try disconnecting hoses again.
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.
Some of the most common faults that will make your washer stop mid cycle include thermostat failure, problems filling up with water for the rinse cycle, or even pump problems that prevent your washer from draining. One thing that you can check yourself is the lid switch.

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