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I have a general power washer that will start but only run…

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I have a general...

I have a general power washer that will start but only run momentarily then quit and not fire at all

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

The fuel is clean and new. I don't see a shut off valve listed in the owners manual

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

If I can. There doesn't seem to be a generac repair shop near me. when I call they all say they can't get Generac parts

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

Not that I can think of. When this problem occurred first, the equipment started and ran, but as soon as I pulled the trigger on the wand, the motor quit and has done what I just described.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 8 months ago
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Hi I'm Wayne

I will be assisting you with this issue today

are you saying the engine dies when trigger is pulled

and does not crank over again ??

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