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Have connected the water and turned on power. Do not have instruction manual. Power only came for a split second and now won't switch on!

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  • Geevan1 Dec 25, 2008

    Hey,
    I just purchased a new HD 16-C Karcher pressure washer, I switch it on & it works for about 5 seconds, then it stops. The on/off switch keeps on turning for itself to the off position (due to the vibration, I guess). The switch doesn't stay at the on section because it is kind of loose. I am hoping I could figure this out by tomorow so I could have some fun on boxing day. If I don't figure it out I w'll check the dealer. Anyone knows what to do?

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Hi,

Sounds as simple a fix as " The Fuse Has Blown "
Check the fuse in the plug, and it,s Rating.
I,d assume this should be rated at 13 AMPs.
If the fuse is 3-5 amps it,s under-rated.
You should get it tested out if your not electrical minded, you may have a short circuit. live/earth et.c.
hope this helps.

Mike @ Compurepair.

Posted on Mar 26, 2008

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