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I have a Honda 3500 pressure washer. The motor

I have a Honda 3500 pressure washer. The motor starts fine. When I pull the trigger, water comes out under pressure, but the engin stalls. I think it's the oil pressure. Any ideas?

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You need to start the unit and let it run for few minutes to get worm, make sure the water is fully open and the unit is fully cleaned. Push on the trigger on and off for few times not letting the unit shutdown, then start increasing the fuel mixture ¼ turn and push on the trigger again and see…this could be that the unit need service or the governor springs getting week if you got one on your unit…let me know how that work for you and please do not forget to rate my service so we can improve on it with your help. God bless

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If the oil level is OK and no leaks it should be OK there
It may be the idle is too low or it may just be a blockage in the nozzle

Posted on Sep 17, 2009

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