Each time the power cord is plugged in to an outlet, the Reset button on the GFCI module must be pressed down to connect to electricity. Check to see if the Reset button has been pressed. Next, confirm the small plastic window below the Reset button shows RED in the window.
Is it OK to start a pressure washer without water?
The use of a pressure washer without water is not recommended, even if you can start it. In addition to lubricating the pump, water keeps it cool as well. The pump will wear down quickly if the water is not lubricated and cooled.
How do you start a pressure washer that has been sitting?
Start by connecting your garden hose to the pressure washer and turning on the water. Connect your high-pressure hose and wand. Pull the trigger on the wand to allow trapped air to escape. With the water running, hold the wand’s trigger open with one hand (pointed in a safe direction) while you start the engine.
How do you warm up a pressure washer?
Squeeze the spray wand trigger to prime the pump and purge air from the system. Start the washer (Photo 1). If it’s a gas unit, steady it when pulling the starter cord by bracing your foot against a wheel. Let the washer run for a minute to warm up.
Do power washers have a reset button?
When the trigger is released, water flow stops which the TSS sensed and immediately shuts the unit off. So to review, if the Reset button has been pressed and is holding and the power switch is ON, the power washer is supposed to start up for a second or two and immediately shut off.
Why is my electric pressure washer not getting pressure?
In general, the most common reason for a pressure washer not building pressure is that it is not getting enough water. This can be due to a hose problem, leakage, or blockage. Another reason can be air can get trapped inside the pressure washer pump or a problem with the nozzle.