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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I'm trying to use my Troy Built Power washer first time this

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Hi. I'm trying to use my Troy Built Power washer for the first time this year. Get the everything hooked up and water comes out the nozzle with engine off. Start engine water stops. Stp engine after a short delay water starts again. Start engine water stops. What gives?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. What is the model number on your pressure washer ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Model number is ***** but I reached Troybuilt support and they told me the problem is the pump. I can either rebuild it or replace the it. Given my mechanical ability, I'll replace it.
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.

Ok have you checked the unloader valve ? It's d in this diagram of the pump

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