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Save your pressure wash pump

Never let your pump run more that 60 seconds after you let go of the trigger.The water in the pump recirculates and will become extremely hot and destroy all your seals inside leaving you with a pump with low or no pressure.

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My dream maker hot tub is running flashing at 60 but not heating how to fix it?


the 60 is probably the temp of the water if not its a bad temp sensor check to see if heater element is ok also make sure recirculation pump is working

Oct 05, 2014 | Pool & Spa

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Excess Hit Water Bill from Solar/electric Hot Water System


10-30-12
Cost calculations for recirculation system vary widely.
These systems cost more, and they cause higher operation cost of water heater.

1) When pump is OFF, then hot water is no longer leaving the tank.
Most recirculation systems have choice of timer for setting specific times of operation, or thermostatic operation that activates pump when sensor detects temperature less than 90 degrees
BUT...

2) Condition of plumbing is suspect here because you are not receiving fully 90 degree hot water from the recirculation system.?.

Bad single-handle faucet cartridge, or bad recirculation check valve, are causes of crossover. Clean recirculation check valve with white vinegar. Replace worn faucet cartridge.
Test for crossover.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Crossover.html

3) There are other suspects, such as water leak.
Drips, broken pipe, bad TP valve.
Turn off all taps and put ear against pipe to listen for running water.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-troubleshoot-electric-problems-with-water-heater.html#listen

4) High costs: Lifting single-handle faucet in middle will immediately cause cold water to enter tank. Even if no hot arrives at tap, because the cartridge is drawing both hot and cold in equal amounts when handle is lifted in middle.
Today it is more efficient to install dual-handle faucets so tank is not receiving constant dose of cold water when single-handle faucet is not used correctly or tediously.
http://waterheatertimer.org/9-ways-to-save-with-water-heater.html

Oct 29, 2012 | Water Heaters

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I have a powerboss 3000 psi washer. The engine is running but it is not building pressure.


you may have a bad by-pass pressure control valve.The pump may also have bad seals inside.You can replace the pump but it is very expensive.You can buy a rebuild kit and a new by-pass control at a local supplier.Be careful not to let the motor run more than 30 to 60 seconds after you let go of the trigger.The water in the pump will get extremely hot and destroy your pump.

Oct 17, 2010 | Psi PowerBoss 20262 Pressure Washer

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