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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Honda cvr160 will not prime pressure washer

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honda cvr160 will not prime pressure washer
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Engine does not prime, so does not start? Or the pressure washer pump does not work?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
engine starts runs good
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Ok, does water flow through the washer?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
yes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
just no pressure coming from the sprayer have cleaned
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
So it has water, just does not make pressure when trigger is pulled.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
The unloader valve is stuck.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
is it hard to acess
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Do you have parts breakdown of pump
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Make and model number of the washer?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Your Honda number is ***** the engine.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
020415 troy built with a honda engine gcv160
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
is that what u need
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
http://s.sears.com/is/image/Sears/PD_0071_580_311966GS?wid=400&hei=400
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Unloader is under the big brass cap.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Take it out and clean and oil it.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no need to remove the pump from the engine?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok went and looked i found it
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
No need to remove it from engine.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
will give it a try
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
kinda thought that was the issue but did not know how to locate spring
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thanks for the help
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Thank you!