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I have a Deere GX200 power washer. When I started it this…

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I have a John...

I have a John Deere GX200 power washer. When I started it this summer, it will not create pressure. Just a low stream of water.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

Yes the engine runs really good.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

The pressure valve that allows you to adjust the pressure does not change the pressure when rotated.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago
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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!

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

The unloader vale is stuck, and not allowing the pressure to build. I find no breakdown of the washer listed Do you have owners manual with parts list?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
No I only have a user manual. I could probably find one online.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

Look for unloader or spill valve, depending on how it is named, same part. It wil be stuck!

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I found a manual and the part listed. That is what I was calling the pressure valve. Can I replace just that part?
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

Yes, but cleaning it may be all that is required.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Fantastic, just take it apart and clean?
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

It needs to be free to move.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It rotates freely.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

Are you looking at the unloader? It is a valve internally, that has to move up and down, to turn pressure on and off,

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Got it. Thanks. I was not looking at the unloader.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

OK>

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

I see question is still open, please rate to close the question and get me credit!

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