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Karcher K 5.85 M... | Answered on Aug 17, 2017


Detergent only flows then the lance is set to lowest pressure.

Karcher K 5.85 M... | Answered on May 30, 2014


check fan isnt damaged.

Karcher K 5.85 M... | Answered on Apr 21, 2014


I fixed mine works good easy too watch my video step by step i put it on youtube
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Karcher K 5.85 M... | Answered on Oct 18, 2013


Is there a leak from the bottom ?
If so Problem, the leak is from the seam of the Manifold housing. There is a small crack in the seam. A design weakness.. A New Manifold Complete Replacement approx. $61.03.
If not you may replace the Pump Manifold Housing from Karcher, or locate a local Karcher Service Center.
If under 1 year old, and you can find a receipt,Karcher will replace the entire Pressure Washer under warranty.

Karcher K 5.85 M... | Answered on Aug 25, 2012


It sounds like a motor capacitor burned up. Alternatively, a wire could have vibrated loose from the capacitor. Look, but do not touch the capacitor(s), as they can hold a charge that can hurt -- or even kill you.

The trick is to be certain they are discharged before handling. To do this, use a screw drive with a well insulated handle and touch the top of the capacitor where the wires are. The metal blade of the screw driver should touch both sides of the capacitor at the same time. Then, if there is any charge being stored, you will see a pop and that's it -- it is not discharged.

You can buy a new capacitor at any place that sells AC and Refrigeration supplies. Take the old one with you so they can match the microfarad capacity. Just venturing a guess here, but if you want one that fits perfectly back into place you may have to order it from Karcher (because those units are built in Europe I think).

2. The motor may have shorted (gone bad). If that has happened, perhaps you have some warranty. Electric motors are generally warranted a little longer than the PW in general. With Karcher, I don't know. If there is no warranty on the motor, it may be better to buy a new pw than to replace the motor.

3. The problem could be a mechanical issue with the pump/unlooader. However, I would think this would be the least likely scenario.

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Karcher K 5.85 M... | Answered on Aug 23, 2012


Hi I have a karcher 3.99 the motor comes on and water comes out however thre is no pressure i have tested the lance on my brothers washer and this is ok what is wrong

Karcher K 5.85 M... | Answered on Aug 20, 2011

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