How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Briggs-Fan Your Own Question
Briggs-Fan
Briggs-Fan, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 1198
Experience:  over 15 years experience in small engine repair, multiple certifications
75998144
Type Your Small Engine Question Here...
Briggs-Fan is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have the 2600psi 160 briggs pressure washer. about 5 years

Customer Question

I have the 2600psi 160 briggs pressure washer. about 5 years old. the pump is about 1/4 pressure. It went up and down on pressure but now it is only what is coming from the water pressure with full volume volume. could o rings be bad already?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. It sounds like it could be the o rings try seals around the piston , but if your getting water out of the nozzle with no pressure it's not in by pass mode etc . It definitely sounds like a seal issue

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Was it stored in a shed or outside where temperatures could reach freezing or below freezing ?