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.
What is the most common problem with pressure washers?
Many pressure problems begin and end at the unloader. A cracked o-ring, dirt caught in the spring or a stuck shaft are the most common issues solved by simply removing the unloader and cleaning/looking for issues.
Why doesn’t my pressure washer have any 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.
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.
Is there a fuse in an electric pressure washer?
Check the Fuse: If you have done all the repairs and replacements and your electric pressure washer is still not working, it may have something to do with the fuse. Inspect the fuse if it is blown or not. Replace the blown fuse with a new one and test the device again.
Why does my electric pressure washer keep stopping?
The stalling of the engine of your electric pressure washer may be because of the bad unloader valve, which is due to the pressure inside the pump becoming greater than your engine’s power to rotate your pump.