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Water pressure won't release in handle - Honda Pressure Washer PSI 3000

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  • hal8104 Jul 04, 2009

    While pressure washing I stopped and replaced the wand with an extension pole and different tip. The tip was difficult to get on possibly due to the quick connect balls not detenting. After turning back on the pressure washer, I squeezed the handle and nothing came out the tip and the remained from the unit through the hose to the tip. All fittings are extremely tight and concerned about trying to break a seal and remove the tip under pressure.

    I suspect that maybe the tip is clogged. Is there away to relieve the pressure in order to remove the tip, wand or hose? Or do I have to be patient and wait overnight for reduced pressure on the fittings?

    Thank you,
    Hal

  • firehead May 11, 2010

    Can you clarify this. Does it squirt at all or does the trigger never open? Be verbose.

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You can try and loosen a fitting on the outlet side of the machine.
the machine will only hold the pressure for 15 -30 mins before the pressure drops.

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Unfortunately this is a problem. IT CAN BE DANGEROUS. Don't mess with the pump. If you unscrew anything on the pump it could fly off at a speed sufficient to injure or kill someone. Taking the inlet hose off may help. Waiting and getting a friend to assist is most adviseable. Please BE CAREFUL

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