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Adjust soap injector


If it connect to the outlet pipe/lance then it operates on SUCTION similar to blowing across the top of a beer bottle to make a noise. If thats the case it is a matter of blockage and ventilation of the soap bottle to allow air to enter as the soap is sucked out by the water flow.

Oct 23, 2015 | Northstar Pressure Washer 3000 PSI

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Kranzle electric washer will not suck up soap


Hi, if it has a chemical injector on the machine then the pressure at the lance will have to be lowered for it to pull in soap. it works on a similar principle to how carburetors on cars pull in fuel, bernouli principle. high pressure at one side of an orifice going to low pressure at the other side which causes a negative pressure ( vacuum) which should pull in the soap. there should be a non return valve at the orifice (hole) which prevents the water back feeding into the soap container, it is quite common for this valve to get stuck, it is just a ball, spring and o ring , and the ball sticks to the o ring. if it is this system then take the soap pick up pipe off the injector and just push the ball off it's seat with a bit of wire.

If it is a high pressure soap system then that is different, but they usually work with an injector in my experience.

try taking the high pressure hose off the front off the machine and running it, if it has an injector on it it should pull in plenty off soap.

hope this helps ,
andy

Oct 12, 2013 | Electric Kranzle Professional 1600 PSI...

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There was a leak i undid the mottor and repaired it but some oil spilled out, now there is no leak but little pressure and mottor does not stop


A "chattering" pressure washer pump can be caused by many things. You could have a bent or damaged inlet line, or the water supply might be too low. Fixing these is simple, but checking on the water supply is critical. Never let the water supply run low for any extended period of time. Other causes of a chattering pump include water that is too hot, you may have air in the pump system or a stuck float valve. A power washer pump that is vibrating, but not chattering could be the result of air in the system or debris stuck in the valves. Catching these pressure washer problems early and knowing what causes them will save you a trip to the repair shop, especially when it comes to the low-water issue.

Troubleshooting Low Nozzle Pressure

Low nozzle pressure is a common complaint generally caused by one of the following:

1. Plugged nozzle tip.
2. Inlet screen plugged.
3. Insufficient flow in gallons per minute (not pressure) to the pump.
4. Unloader valve stuck open due to debris lodged under the check valve ball.
5. Customer use of shutoff-type quick connectors.
6. Plugged hose.



Troubleshooting Pressure Washer Soap Injector

When a soap injector is not working properly, the problem is generally fairly easy to isolate. Check the following:

1. If you have interchangeable tips, make sure the Black, soap tip is installed. Soap injectors will not work when high pressure nozzles are installed.
2. Be sure that the soap injector valve is turned on, and turn selector valve to desired setting.
3. A piece of debris may be caught in the injector valve, injector ball valve, or orifice. Disassemble and clean the injector.
4. If you have an adjustable nozzle, be sure it is in the low pressure position(away from the gun) to draw soap.


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Apr 01, 2012 | Garden

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Cleaning solution is not being distributed.I am using the the correct tip. What could the problem be?


Soap enters the water stream when pressure within the system is low enough to cause slight suction and there are no air entering soap injector hose. If the soap injector is clogged with soap/ debris, clean and reinstall hose. Inside soap injector is a spring and check-ball (ball can become stuck). Some injectors are adjustable (try adjusting). Most factory injectors do not adjust and work only under ideal conditions (soap must be thin like water not thick like dishwashing liquid). Consider adding an aftermarket injector that installs between the discharge hose and pump (not expensive).

Nov 07, 2011 | Garden

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I have a karcher 3000psi 2.5GPM.Is not vaccum to bring the soap in the water line. Thank. Ed


Some soap injectors have an adjustment that must be turned to allow or increase the amount of soap that enters the line. To make it work, install the blace tip on the wand (black tip has a very large hole/nozzle). With the black tip installed there will be very little pressure in the discharge hose and soap will enter. If your machine does not have an adjustable injector you dont need to do anything for it to work. If soap does not enter, stop enging and turn off water. Remove the injector fitting and check for debris. There is uaually a spring and checkball (very simple design).

Oct 10, 2011 | Karcher G3025OH Pressure Washer

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I was able to use soap all last season, this year, i cannot get it to come thru, i know all about the low pressure deal, it seems to be clogged/ is there any way to specifically clean it where it enters...


Soap injectors are easily clogged or will not work because of design (air leaks will prevent chem from entering if chemical has to be drawn uphill) . They work with siphon action and will only work with very little pressure at the tip but good volume. If your siphon valve has the ball in place, however is missing the fine spring that holds the ball against seat (fine spring holds ball aginst intake fitting), the soap will not be sucked into stream. If ball and spring are in place, try elevating the soap container higher than the opening of the port (gravity feed may help to feed soap into system) . May be better to use an aftermarket downstream injector valve sold on ebay or many outlets. Cost about $20 but work better and are adjustable to save on soap. Search ebay for "Chemical Injector For Pressure Washers" or google "Pressure Washer Downstream Chemical Injectors" Various prices but lower price units work better than factory. Good luck

Jul 18, 2011 | Honda Black Max 2600 PSI Pressure Washer

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G-3050 - area to draw soap - how to put washer/ball and spring


First off you must be using the low pressure nozzle for the chemical injector to work. It will not work on high pressure. The spring goes into the injector body first with the ball in metering valve.

Apr 17, 2010 | Karcher 2500 PSI Pressure Washer

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I have a GX Honda 160 5.5 and cant get the soap suds to work


Are you using a soap nozzel? If not the soap injector will not work.

Jan 25, 2010 | Simpson WB4200 Water Blaster 4200 Psi Cold...

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Comet 2.5 Gpm pressure washer pump wont **** soap anyone know what you have to do to make it start sucking soap


I have found many comet pumps to be plumbed wrong from the factory. Look on the side of the soap injector and look for the flow arrow, make sure its in the right direction. If it has worked in the past,then take it apart and replace the spring, check ball and seat.

Nov 03, 2009 | Comet GXD2527G Pressure Washer Pump

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Ryobi 3000 psi pressure washer detergent injector


Most detergent injectors work by the venturi system. That is that the detergent is drawn into the stream by the forward flow of the water thru a very narrow port after the water passes thru the pump. This system works best when the pressure at the tip of the wand is low. Trying using a very large tip to draw in and apply the detergent, then remove injector and rinse with high pressure. Not good for the pump but to apply soap reliably under high pressure the soap needs to be injected through the intake of the pump. enjoy

Oct 13, 2008 | RTO 1800 PSI Pressure Washer

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