Karcher

Has to be unpluged and restarted every time you let off of the trigger

How to Identify and Fix Common Gardening Problems ?

We provide a variety of viewpoints on how to identify and fix common gardening problems. Our sources include academic articles, blog posts, and personal essays from experienced gardeners :

If your machine cuts out occasionally, it could be because you are using an electric extension cable. Extension cables must always be 13 amp constant rating and no longer than 10 metres. Please check your operating instructions for correct specifications.
There could be small leaks, holes, or tears in your garden hose or high-pressure hose that are causing your pressure washer to lose pressure when you pull the trigger. If you find leaks, plug the holes or replace the hose, which should solve your pressure issues.
Water leaking from a loose connection can cause the unit to cycle on and off. Verify if the pressure hose has an O-ring at the connection. If missing, this will also cause the unit to cycle on and off. While the unit is running look for any water leaks that may cause the unit to turn back on.
PLEASE NOTE: You should always press the RESET button on the GFCI before using the pressure washer.
Unused fuel inside the carburetor starts to evaporate after a month, leaving a thick and sticky tar-like material in the carburetor. This substance blocks gas movement inside the carburetor, and your pressure washer keeps shutting off while working.
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.
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.
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.
Gas-powered pressure washers have a thermal release valve that releases water from the pump when it reaches a specific temperature to keep the pump from overheating. When the valve is open, new, cooler water is introduced into the pump and then closes when the temperature is brought down.
Surging occurs when the pressure is fine and then weakens. It is caused when the flow rate for the pump cannot be supported by the water supply. Problems can mount from there so it is important that it is dealt with as soon as possible.

Discover Relevant Questions and Answers for Your Specific Issue

the most relevant questions and answers related to your specific issue

Hi, I have a Karcher 3.99. It’s going funny. When
ANSWER : Your internal sdeals have gone bad and need to be replaced. they sell kits for these that are inexpensive and the repair is usually pretty easily done

Read Full Q/A … : Karcher

Karcher 4.91 checked fuse that is ok but no power
ANSWER : Check and see if you are getting power to the on/off swith. These switches have been known to go bad. Also, check the Ground fault breaker in the plug. Let me know how you make out.

Read Full Q/A … : Karcher

Honda karcher 2400 psi start but there is no water pressure
ANSWER : Take the pump apart and clean all the valves

Read Full Q/A … : Karcher

No water pressure from unit – Karcher G 3050 OHR Gas Pressure Washer
ANSWER : Check inside the pump fro sticking valves

Read Full Q/A … : Karcher

Water is leaking from under the chrome piece inside my Karcher 3.68m pressure washer. Hose intake and outlet look good. Any sugeestions.
ANSWER : Plastic Pump Manifold is cracked.

Can be replace at a local Karcher Service Center,
or if you are mechanically handy.
Replacement Manifold Complete, is available from www.karcher.com.

If it is under 1 year old, and under warranty Karcher will replace if you have a Receipt proof of purchase.

Read Full Q/A … : Karcher

Oil is coming out of the lance end when in use . it doesn’t come out all the time every 30 seconds or so . it comes out whether on hot or cold . karcher hds550c
ANSWER : Sounds like the seals & o’rings are faulty.get the model number of pump and purchase a kit for the pump.replace all seals and o’ rings.this will stop the oil from the pump going through the nozzle.

Read Full Q/A … : Karcher

I have a karcher 2.o1 pressure washer does not work when i turn the water on, if i turn the water off it works, cant figure it help , help please
ANSWER : Please try without the high pressure lance on. If this works then you may have a blocked jet in the lance.

Read Full Q/A … : Karcher

My Karcher 2.36 is leaking at the inlet point can someone tell me how to fix it
ANSWER : This sounds like the o-ring inside the end of the high pressure hose could be damaged and is in need of replacing. If this is not the case you may need to have the inlet replaced.

Read Full Q/A … : Karcher