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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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Ld... it doesn't build up pressure... just started,

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ld... it doesn't build up pressure... mark
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: just started
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: electric
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: not really
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: why no pressure
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Make and model? When was it last used? Pressure washer? If it has water running thorough it, and motor is running, but no pressure when trigger is pulled, the unloader valve/spill valve is stuck, and needs to be removed and cleaned.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
hi!!sorry for late reply!it is a Karcher pressure washer ..not that old..maybe 4 years but not used for past 18 months. water is connected but motor does not run...
just weak stream of water runs through. K4.650 is model
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Washer is equipped with a ground fault plug. Does it reset? Does it have voltage to it? Do you have voltage past the fault plug? The trigger gun has to turn on the pump motor. So if no voltage past the fault plug, washer will no turn on.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Ok... I will try .. thanks!!!
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

OK> Thanks