How to Start a Gas Powered Pressure Washer

This video will show the startup procedure for a gas-powered pressure washer.

Setting Up → No Tools Required; Place Pressure Washer on a Flat Surface

  1. Check to make sure the water strainer is in place and free of debris. how to image
  2. Connect a garden hose to the washer, and the other end to your water supply. how to image
  3. Next, connect the male end of the high-pressure hose that comes with the unit, to the water outlet on the gas-powered pressure washer. how to image
  4. Slide the plug on the bottom of the gun assembly onto the other end of the hose, making sure the collar snaps into place. how to image
  5. Select the high-pressure nozzle best suited for your cleaning task. how to image
  6. To install, pull back the collar on the end of the gun and wand assembly. how to image
  7. Attach the nozzle and release the collar making sure it snaps into place securing the nozzle then turn on the water. how to image
  8. The pressure washer and hose will fill with water, so it is important to purge the system of excess air before starting the unit. Simply squeeze the trigger on the gun and the air will release. how to image

Before You Start → Check the oil and fuel levels.

  1. Make sure the fuel valve is in the open position.
  2. Move the choke to the left or the closed position.
  3. Move the throttle to the left or the full throttle position.
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  1. Turn the engine switch to the "ON" position.
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Starting The Pressure Washer → Point the Gun and Wand in a Safe Direction

  1. Squeeze the trigger to release the pressure. how to image
  2. While squeezing the trigger, pull the recoil on the engine. how to image
  3. Put choke in open position. how to image
  4. You are ready to use your pressure washer.

When You’re Done → Turn the Engine to Off Position.

  1. Squeeze the trigger gun to release the pressure after the unit has been shut off. how to image
  2. Turn off your water supply.
  3. Disconnect the high-pressure hose from the unit and gun, then disconnect the garden hose. how to image
  4. Remove as much water as possible from the hoses. how to image
  5. Remove the nozzle from the gun and return it to the holder on the unit. how to image

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