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Ultimatex pressure washer problems !

Hello, I bought the pressure washer but I found there is less pressure then my hose. I have followed the booklet that came with it for trouble shooting and it does not help out. Thank you, Jo

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Ultimate-X 1500 PSI Power Washer ?the nozzle maybe set to low pressure....try pull push nozzle or twisting
http://repairshed.blogspot.com/2013/09/pressure-washer-lance-nozzles-what-you.html

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

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SOURCE: No pressure in the pressure washer

Leaving the hose on shouldn't cause a problem so don't panic. It sounds like you could just have a dirty nozzle. Try sticking a pin or something in the end of the nozzle (machine not running) and giving it a clear out. also if it is a two peice gun, split it and tap the squirting part on something clean like a workbench to clear any debris that might have got in there.

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SOURCE: trouble with Karcher Pressure washer

Dear Pgarciax,
It is important that you must have mentioned the model number of your Karcher. Just the same I can surely say that your machine's fault lies in the "SPILL VALVE"
When the gun is open and pressure is being produced, the spill valve is in a relaxed position. Also it has at the bottom a valve, which when pressure is produced it is closed. If this does not close due to dirt or corrosion, the pessure goes down. Now when you close the gun,pressure forces the spill valve down to close the electrical system. Now if the "o" rings of the spill valve are damaged, the machine will start going on and off while in stand-by. So if you know how to locate the Spill Valve, all one has to do is change it with a new one.
In some Karcher machines there are 2 spill valves. One regulates pressure and the other one is for switching off the machine when the gun is closed.
Low pressure could also be due to faulty suction or delivery valves. Most probably the suction valves.
But when saying that there are short interruptions while in stand by, I stick to the fact that the spill valve needs renewing.
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SOURCE: Inadequate pressure from my Alto pressure washer

Clean out spay head nozzle with small diameter wire and check that head is pulled or push in or out for high pressure.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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SOURCE: i have a landa hmp-4-3500 heated pressure washer

Landa does not have a model HMP so I am not sure which machine you have. If you can provide a full model and serial off of the model tag on the machine I can provide you with a digital copy of the manual you are looking for.

Sincerely,
Aron Kerr
Landa Northwest
www.landanw.com
800.247.8103
503.255.6508

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SOURCE: Coleman 2400 PSI Pressure Washer - WATER LEAKS OUT = ?!? Help me please!!! ((-:

Usually, there are spaces between the pump and head portion of the pump. This space is not sealed and will allow water leaking past the seals to come out. There may be a seal kit available, however I have had better luck just changing out the whole pump. There are many available on ebay. Search for one that will use same mount and hoses. Once the seals are gone, the pump will never be the same (may nickle and dime you the death).

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