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Briggs and Stratton pressure washer will not start. I have a 6.75 hp pressure washer that is only a year old. when I pull cord it turns over but does not start. I changed plug and checked it, I have spark when pulling. I have 40-50 psi of compression when pulling also. gas was drained and is brand new. it was working fine last time it was used. I have tried starting it without the water line or spray wand hooked up and no difference. After about 10 or 15 pulls, can smell gas when I am trying to start it, so I assume it is getting gas any ideas???

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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,,

Posted on Feb 22, 2012

  • davis5173 Feb 22, 2012

    so I should have 60-130 psi when I am pulling the cord?thowing do I check for a blown head gasket and valve? do I need to take engine apart and piston out for that?

  • pamabell Feb 23, 2012

    hello, is the engine a over head valve type,or flat head ?need to know what kind of engine you have so i can provide the proper information,,

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