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I have a Honda brute 2600, it hasn't been in use for years but is in appearance in excellent condition, the instructions say to connect water and purge air before starting machine however I am getting no water flow and uncertain why.

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

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

Was hoping too

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I don't just don't understand why water is not flowing through

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 10 months ago

Remove the pressure wand from the hose, and attach the pressure hose tp the unit, and see if water comes out the open hose. The way the water is routed thru the manifold, water should flow thru, engine does not need to be running, water should always flow. If not the manifold in the pump is plugged with debris. I have found the manifolds plugged with mud wasp!

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