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My Pressure washer isn't at 100% pressure

My pressure washer is running at 60% it's normal pressure. I was thinking it had something to do with the valves and so I ordered all the replacement rings. I removed the caps but I'm having trouble trying to remove the valves as they seemed to be stuck inside. I thought dissembling the pump would make it easier but I cannot get the two part to separate. Watch a video on Youtube and thought there would be springs that would push it apart, but this didn't happen. Even used a hot air gun thinking there was lock tight holding it together, but I no luck. Any suggestions would be great, thanks.

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Hello cikanek:

Try this:

From your posting, I assume you have removed the splash cap and the nylon bypass valve cover. Connect the water supply to the pump and connect the high pressure hose and wand to the pump outlet. Wad up a small towel and place it over the bypass valve opening to catch the valve insert when it pops out. With the engine throttle closed, pull the starter cord several times to see it the valve insert will pop out. If it doesn't come out after two or three pulls, set the throttle to low and start the engine. I have performed this procedure a number of times and the valve insert always pops out. There is no real danger of the valve parts getting seriously airborn since the actual pump output volume is very low (2.5 Gal/min).

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Ed

Posted on May 23, 2009

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Make sure you DO NOT have a check valve (this is what stops your hose running when you disconnect from the hozelock fitting) in your hose pipe system, This will send a shockwave through the pressure washer and destroy the fitting you mentioned. They can be easily removed.

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