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Honda xr2500 5hp. engine dies when trigger is pulled with nozel in place.If I remove the pressure hose entirley it runs fine. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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Pressure washer was working fine then it shut off. and now I cant pull the string


Whoa! Wait when water pressure is at hose you have to pull the trigger on wand to release pressure so the engine can turn freely. It has so much pressure at wand that it will not let you turn enging over. If not It may have froze up. Check the oil first , no oil then it is locked up. If not you can remove pull rope cage and try to turn it manually.

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Is the garden hose connected and turned on?If so make sure that the trigger on the gun is being pulled while your trying to start the engine! The backed up pressure in the high pressure hose can mimic a blown or seized engine in this situation.

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I have a Honda XR2600 pressure washer. When the wand trigger is pulled, the throttle does not open, the RMD just drops. If i manually open the throttle, it works fine.


Your engine produces max horsepower at 3600 rpm. The engine throttle should be set to max before you pull trigger. Pressure washes generally do not have automatic throttle. You do not have to use max power, but enough power to keep the engine running when trigger is pulled. You washer will actually last longer if you only use about 75% of rated capacity. Good luck

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I have a honda 2600 pressure washer. After running fine for a couple of seconds the water will stop flowing out the tip. It is receiving water,but will not flow it to the pressure hose. I even disconnected...


This happens when air gets inside the hose. An air bubble of sorts is in the hose and will not build pressure until you blow the air out of the line. Start the pressure washer, turn on the water. pull the trigger on the gun. It will spitter and spatter and come to a trickle. release the trigger on the wand. Pull the trigger again and it will eventually work it self out.

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I bought a honda pressure washer power boss 3000. I load the gasoline, start the machine, but pressure water is not coming out from the trigger. i tried so many things , but can t get started.


If you are using a water tank for water supply, remove the water supply line from the pressure washer and connect a water hose from a faucet. Turn the water on, then crank the engine. Pull the trigger of the spray gun until water comes out. When then water starts to spray properly the release the trigger, shut engine down with pressure on the line then reconnect the water supply from the tank to the pressure washer. If this fixes the problem then the problem was "air-locked"! Happens alot with new pressure washers that have never been run. If you need any other help, please email me @ davidandlisacampbell@yahoo.com

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Engine runs fine and then shuts off when I turn on sprayer


When the gun trigger is pulled, the back-pressure holding back the engine is reduced and the engine accelerates.

Your engine is dying when it should accelerate.

Good news is you have spark and combustion and fuel and the engine runs.

1) Check the exhaust port for build-up of carbon or dirt >>> the hot exhaust gas has to fly out of the exhaust port and if the port is clogged, then the engine stalls

2) Check the amount of fuel getting through to the carburetor >>> pull off the rubber hose entering carburetor from the gas tank >>> does gas run out freely? If gas does not run freely, then take apart your gas filter located just below gas tank

3) Remove air filter and see if problem continues. A dirty air filter can cause engine to stall since combustion requires oxygen coming through the filter. Replace the air filter.

4) Mess with the choke lever and see if you can find a setting where the engine works >>> our old power washer would never run when lever was moved to full throttle >>> we just left the choke lever at half throttle and the engine was happy

5) If above fixes don't fix the problem >>> the final suspect seems to be the carburetor >>> try some gun-out >>> maybe a trip to small-engine repair shop is required.

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Make sure that all the air inside the hose is out, sometimes pressure washers have a hard time bleeding out the air. Lastly it could also be your pressure relief inside the valve body of the pump the spring can get bound up and basically stay on relief, like when you let off the trigger it doesnt just blow the line or stall the motor good luck\

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Sounds like the governor is stuck. My pressure washer speeds up when it has to pump. Don't know if yours uses vacuum to trigger governor or direct linkage. Good Luck.

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My Kracher 2500 pressure washer has no pressure unless I remove the nozzle. If, I remove the nozzle and pump the trigger several times and quickly replace the nozzle it works fine until I release the trigger. Karcher (online) suggested I remove and clean the unloader which I did. It still doesn't work correctly. What another solution?

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