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I have a Sears 1350 psi power washer. It is probably 10 years old but rarely used. My neighbor borrowed it, it worked for 10 minutes when he brought it back, but now does not come on. Recently I hooked up the water, plugged in the power cord, turned it on and then pulled the trigger. It started to spray, for about 2 seconds and then just went to a trickle coming out of the wand. Even with the trigger pulled, the motor will not start up.

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hello dave, the problem is compression to low,you need 60 to 130 lbs to run engine,check for blown head gasket,or bad rings,or a stuck open valve,hope this helps,,

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