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Engine keeps shutting down

I HAVE A NORTH STAR PRESSURE WASHER WITH A GX160 5.5 HP HONDA ENGINE . MANUEL START .. ENGINE CRANKS AND RUNS GOOD WITH GOOD PRESSURE FOR ABOUT 45 SECONDS AND THEN SHUTS DOWN .. ENGINE WILL RESTART IMMEDIATELY BUT WILL SHUT DOWN AGAIN AFTER ABOUT 45 SECONDS ..

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Most Honda engines have an oil pressure switch that prevents engine damage due to low/no oil pressure. Make sure there is sufficient oil in the engine and that the wire is connected to the pressure switch.

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