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Experience:  I Own a Lawn Mower Sales and service business (37years). Have 2-cycle and 4-cycle certification.
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I have a briggs and stratton pressure washer 8.75 runs

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I have a briggs and stratton pressure washer 8.75 runs ok in fact it is brand new used it one other time.My problem is as soon as you apply water pressure it bogs down and dies,release the water pressure it runs fine,so can you help ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Ranwell1 replied 2 years ago.
The problem is usually a stuck "Unloader valve" inside the pump.This is something that you should have a profeessional tear the pump apart and see if he can get the valve unstuck.