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Bad pressure switch

I have a Cambell Hausfeld Pressure washer PW181000AV .
I can bypass this switch and the unit will run. I replaced the springs inside the unit with the closest spring i could find. ( the original springs were broken). When you run the unit it will run until the switch acuates and then will not reset.

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Do not use different springs

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