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Our new pressure washer (used 3 times...today is 3rd time)

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Our new pressure washer...

Our new pressure washer (used 3 times...today is 3rd time) keeps on shutting off when ever we pull the trigger on the sprayer. Oil levels are good, fuel is good and filter is not dirty. What now?

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the pressure washer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

We bought this 2 weeks ago from Lowes. Toy Built 3100PSI, 2.5GPM

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

Depends on what the issue is.

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

It idles very rough now and then stalls

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 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 2 months ago

Try draining the carburetor cup. It may have water in the bowl!

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Nothing is working. We are going to return it to Lowes as it has MAYBE 3 hours of use.
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
no, we will just return it
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago

OK, but I thought it was starting, just would not continue? Usually associated with water in the gas.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago

I see the question is still open.?? What was outcome?

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