Submitted: 1 year ago. She knew about the cracked screen and now supposedly the phone keeps shutting off at random times. very annoying!!! Full pressure, no pulsing. We are using our pressure washer for the first time and it keeps shutting off and the unit it hot to the touch. Let’s just work through it. I changed the oil out and refilled it to the proper level, and it ran perfectly fine for a few hours this afternoon. Thread starter Right Touch; Start date Jun 14, 2009; R. Right Touch LawnSite Senior Member. I have a Karcher electric pressure washer. After holding the trigger to keep the water running through the machine we managed to clear the air from the pump and lines. Don’t stress over this. If Your Air Conditioner Keeps Shutting Off, Read This! It could also be that your Ryobi pressure washer won't start at all. Yes, after reading comments on here, we let the water run for 2 minutes without a nozzle to bled any air out. I have empty gas tank and clean, I have rebuilt Carburetor (clean, replace needle value and set clean all port holes) everything look good. I have a troy-bilt pressure washer that is shutting off when i depress the the wand trigger why is this happening - Answered by a verified Technician. Technician: eddie22Island, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago. Pressure Washer Problems. 3600 psi pressure washer Honda GX390 13hp Engine (recoil / pull start) It has a new carburetor that i just installed due to this same issue.. Start right up 1st pull.. runs for about 10 seconds and then dies right away! I don't how the engines are cooled on these, I imagine they are similar to a lawn mower? Show Less. Voltage loss due to the extension cord. Turn the device OFF, pull the trigger on the spray gun to release pressure, and then turn the device back ON. This is a 18hp Kohler motor on an Allison pressure washer. Location Hillsborough, NJ. Spray Gun Trigger Is Released Pressure Washer Cycles On And Off. When it does, it will turn the motor on. Unplug any extension cords attached and plug the unit directly into the outlet. ( ensure when you turn on the unit, trigger gun is at "on” position). The key to fixing your machine is to make sure that you know what’s the cause of the problem and then the solution. Either blow out the nozzle, or place a small piece of wire through the tip to unclog it. It should be your first troubleshooting tip. SHOP PARTS. The trigger wand has a mechanism inside of it so that when the trigger is released, the flow of water is blocked. Share this conversation. Having similar, Pressure washer will start, runs 3 mins cuts off. After it shuts down it is hard to start for a few minutes and then starts up again only to run a few more minutes before it shuts down. Most Common Solution. Is there a cheap and easy fix to this. If I keep the wand pressed it will stall and shut off the pressure washer. If you're having Ryobi pressure washer pump problems, Repair Clinic can ease your stress. Avoid overloading the washing machine, which may cause the motor to overheat and shut off. Store. Why you’ll love this beginner’s guide: Nothing is worse than a pressure washer that starts up but won’t pressure wash properly. First off, take note that leaving fuel in your pressure washer for more than three months is a leading cause of engine problems. She insists that she’s gonna go to the courthouse today and press charges. It runs even when the power switch is turned off, but there is no pressure. If old fuel was left in the pressure washer, drain the old fuel from the fuel tank and replace the fuel filter. Back Answers Index; 449388. Pressure washer shuts off. The problem comes in when I release the trigger. To keep the troubleshooting process simpler and convenient for you, we have subdivided it into two separate yet interlinked steps. Back Answers Index; 569158. Clogged Nozzle: Debris through washer nozzle. Verify that only the pressure washer is running on this circuit. Pressure Washer Fuel Filter. I can start the unit fine with the trigger pulled in to relieve pressure from the pump. I have a 6hp craftsman gas powered pressure washer. Answered in 47 minutes by: 4/2/2018. when its running it works great but why - Answered by a verified Technician. Fix Your Stuff. There's no telling where it came from since I noticed the screw there after letting a friend borrow it. My neighbour turned the machine on again and it worked. 05 - Air Filter. We recommend that you stick to these steps and don’t try to improvise anything. After about 10-15 minutes of use, it starts to smell funny like its overheating (and I feel an excessive amout of heat radiating off the engine), and its starts running weird, like its low on fuel. Pressure Washer. Look through the 3 tables below and perhaps one of them will be for you an indispensable manual. Switch off pressure washer, squeeze trigger gun waiting for a steady flow of water emerge from spray nozzle, then turn on the unit. The "mechanic" told me I had low oil. Unused fuel loses its viability over time, especially after vital ingredients evaporate. I recently picked up a pressure washer that will only run for a few minutes before it shuts down. My Karcher electric pressure washer shuts off after about five seconds; I have to keep pulling the trigger to keep it running. Yes. Residual friction among components. You should, therefore, check the condition of the fuel before replacing it. Unit does not reach high pressure. Jun 14, 2009 #1 I know this isnt a mowing related question, but just thought I'd throw it out there.