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Workforce 163cc ohv repair

Just won't start, when i pull the rope it doesn't make any sounds like it wants to start either

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Does your pressure washer engine have a place to add and check the oil level? If it does. And it looks like the picture from your question. It is a four stroke engine and the fuel doesnt need added oil.

Northstar washers are available online at Central Power Equipment.
You might find an electronic owners manual there.

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If you tip the unit the wrong way you can get oil into the head area which will cause a hydro-lock as the piston can not compress a liquid. Pull the spark plug out and then try to pull on the recoil rope. Make sure you are not near the spark plug hole because if there is oil in there it will spray out.

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