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Troy Built pressure washer starts up fine and idles nice. Start spraying and everything is fine for about 30sec to 1min then the engine just shuts off. Seems like pressure is building up and choking the engine out. If I dont spray it will idle all day long. I have cleaned the unloader area, still shuts off. I have the pump off the machine, what should I do? Model number 020208 Troy Built. Rev # 01

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    Has a Honda GC160 for the engine.

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Check water source to make sure it is not restricted. The most common problem is debris in inlet filter on the pressure washer.

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SOURCE: troy bilt pressure washer will not build or reach high pressure

check the non-return valves in the pump block. if these are damaged or dirty you pressure will be greatly reduced. they are located behind the 3 lage brass hexagonal caps.

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you probably can get a kit, but before you do check out northerntool.com. it might be easier and cheaper to just replace the handle

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