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Karcher electric power washer. When I release the handle, the machine stops working and it won't restart at all. I've only used it 2x, but it shut down each time. Trigger handle won't work.

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Dear, cb_scherer,
I can only give you some hints because I do not know the type and model of gun. First if your gun is put together with rivets and not screws, this could not be serviced. In this case you have to buy a new one. Now if you have screws, normaly Torx(T15) or sometimes Philips....you can open the gun to have a look inside. Some guns have an adjustment for correcting the travel of the trigger. This is a simple alen screw. Now if damage has been caused to the pin that is pushed by the trigger, then also a new gun is a must. In my opinion I rarely service guns. Infact the only guns that are serviceable ,..are of industrial machines. As I said, I do not know what type of machine you have and so I do not know the type of gun you have.
My general advice, is to buy a new gun. A gun is not that expensive. And working with a faulty gun not only in time will damage the machine, but it is also not safe!!
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Fulltech.

Posted on May 30, 2009

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Sounds like the pressure valve is broken thats why you cant depress the trigger , the valve is on the pump , i would suggest taking it to a repair shop as they are fiddly things to fix

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I have the same Problem, the leak is from the seam of the Manifold or on the pressure side of the Pump and the hose housing. In my case there is a small crack in the seam of the Manifold Housing. A manufacturing defect.. A New Manifold Complete Replacement about the half the price what I paid for this pressure washer at Walmart... :( If under 1 year old, and you can find a receipt,Karcher will replace the whole Pressure washer under warranty.

Posted on Jul 13, 2010

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The power washer stops when the gun is closed. This happens because pressure is exerted on a control valve (Spill Valve)...which in turn touches a micro switch and cuts electricity. Now most probably your machine is kickin in an out because the spill valve got faulty This happens when one stores away the machine with pressure still in it. NEVER store a power washer with pressure in it. The spill valve also gets faulty because left with soap and machine not rinsed. I rarely service spill valves...I change with a new one.
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Dear jimbocom,
The problem is that the spill valve got stuck. When the machine is working and the gun is closed, a valve( spill valve) moves with the accumilated pressure and switches the machine off. So what happened is that when the spill valve did its job, it found no water...and remained stuck. This leaving the machine in an off position. Service and lubrication to the spill valve must be done or completely replacing with a new spill valve. In my opinion you have no serious damage, but this job must be carried out by an expirienced technician.
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