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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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I have a generac 2700 PSI pressure washer than hasn't been

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I have a generac 2700 PSI pressure washer than hasn't been used in over a year. I can only pull the starter cord so far. The crank seems to be stuck.
JA: What's the make and model of the pressure washer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: The make is Generac. I would have to look for the model number. It's about three years old.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: It depends on how complicated it will be.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Not that I can think of, except that there had been fuel in the tank, which I emptied and refilled.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Remove the spark plug and see if it will turn 360 degrees! My have fluid on top of piston!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you find problem?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I removed the spark plug, but it didn't help. The crankshaft won't move.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

With pressure washer, it can be the engine or the pump. You need to separate them and see which is locked!