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I'm trying to start my Briggs pressure washer that has not run in a year. It wants to start after I prime it but will only run a few seconds. I can repeat this process over and over with the same results each time.

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Sound to me like your not getting fuel to the engine. There should be three controls on the pressure washer.
1. on/off kill switch
2. choak which should be on until your engine starts and warms up. Then move it mid-range
3. gas which when starting and when engine running should be opened all the way. This control should be right next to the choak.
I'd check and see if you've got your gas (no. 3) opened and supplying the engine with fuel...

thank u
hope this will solve ur problem...

Posted on Jun 21, 2009


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