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Karcher k3.48 pressure washer appears to be seized up?

Pressure washer stopped pushing out high pressure water. The unit when turned on produced an electrical huming noise which sounds like the motor wants to work but the pump is seized up? Is this a common problem and which parts generally need replacing?

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If the machine is blowing fuses then it could be the motor! if not then maby the start cupasitor has failed

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

  • stephen perkins Jun 22, 2009

    this is one of 3 things, either the motor has seized, the start cupasitor has failed ( white tube in elec box0 of the motor has failed,

    firstly check the motor has not seized, this should be free to turn on the cooling fan, if ok check the cupistor this should be intact and have no bulges of gray matter leaking from it, you will need a meter to test, if thease are both are ok,,then its bad news,, the motor has gone,, always try to start the motor with the hose off when fult finding stalls,,

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