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RE: What grinds your gears?
(07-04-2022 09:58 AM)Redbanksdog Wrote:  
(06-27-2022 09:25 AM)gdunn Wrote:  Pressure washers. Bought one a year ago, used it a couple of times, stored it for winter. Pulled it out Saturday and it ran for 20 minutes and died.. Spent the rest of Saturday and yesterday taking it apart and cleaning the carburetor. Only to discover late yesterday evening that it's possibly the water pump. Neighbor came over pulled the trigger on the wand, ran like a top. Released the trigger and it stopped. When we just ran water through it, you could hear the pump making a weird noise.

That is all.

It sounds like the Unloader Valve on the Pump. Pretty easy to get to and check out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4_waG2OLdo

Wasn't that.. I pulled it. No issue. After the manufacturer tried to get me to pay a couple hundred bucks for a part that won't be in for months, I reached out to tech support, I have a warranty and a repair shop that is looking at it. Guy said it sounds like something in the water pump. He'd let me know.
07-05-2022 11:20 AM
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RE: What grinds your gears?
(07-05-2022 11:20 AM)gdunn Wrote:  
(07-04-2022 09:58 AM)Redbanksdog Wrote:  
(06-27-2022 09:25 AM)gdunn Wrote:  Pressure washers. Bought one a year ago, used it a couple of times, stored it for winter. Pulled it out Saturday and it ran for 20 minutes and died.. Spent the rest of Saturday and yesterday taking it apart and cleaning the carburetor. Only to discover late yesterday evening that it's possibly the water pump. Neighbor came over pulled the trigger on the wand, ran like a top. Released the trigger and it stopped. When we just ran water through it, you could hear the pump making a weird noise.

That is all.

It sounds like the Unloader Valve on the Pump. Pretty easy to get to and check out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4_waG2OLdo

Wasn't that.. I pulled it. No issue. After the manufacturer tried to get me to pay a couple hundred bucks for a part that won't be in for months, I reached out to tech support, I have a warranty and a repair shop that is looking at it. Guy said it sounds like something in the water pump. He'd let me know.

When you find out please let me know. Our pressure washer started doing the same thing as yours. It's down at my brother's house and I haven't been able to pull the valve yet and take a look. Our's is about 15 years old. If I figure out the problem I will pass it on. 04-cheers
07-05-2022 11:42 AM
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RE: What grinds your gears?
(07-05-2022 11:42 AM)Redbanksdog Wrote:  
(07-05-2022 11:20 AM)gdunn Wrote:  
(07-04-2022 09:58 AM)Redbanksdog Wrote:  
(06-27-2022 09:25 AM)gdunn Wrote:  Pressure washers. Bought one a year ago, used it a couple of times, stored it for winter. Pulled it out Saturday and it ran for 20 minutes and died.. Spent the rest of Saturday and yesterday taking it apart and cleaning the carburetor. Only to discover late yesterday evening that it's possibly the water pump. Neighbor came over pulled the trigger on the wand, ran like a top. Released the trigger and it stopped. When we just ran water through it, you could hear the pump making a weird noise.

That is all.

It sounds like the Unloader Valve on the Pump. Pretty easy to get to and check out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4_waG2OLdo

Wasn't that.. I pulled it. No issue. After the manufacturer tried to get me to pay a couple hundred bucks for a part that won't be in for months, I reached out to tech support, I have a warranty and a repair shop that is looking at it. Guy said it sounds like something in the water pump. He'd let me know.

When you find out please let me know. Our pressure washer started doing the same thing as yours. It's down at my brother's house and I haven't been able to pull the valve yet and take a look. Our's is about 15 years old. If I figure out the problem I will pass it on. 04-cheers
Sorry just now saw this.. Got the call yesterday.. It's a valve in the water pump that went out and apparently the wand had a leak that I would've never found out about had I not took it in.

All the parts are on back order and don't know when they'll be back in. Luckily since it's a year old, Home Depot told me to bring it back and exchange it.
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RE: What grinds your gears?
(07-07-2022 11:43 AM)gdunn Wrote:  
(07-05-2022 11:42 AM)Redbanksdog Wrote:  
(07-05-2022 11:20 AM)gdunn Wrote:  
(07-04-2022 09:58 AM)Redbanksdog Wrote:  
(06-27-2022 09:25 AM)gdunn Wrote:  Pressure washers. Bought one a year ago, used it a couple of times, stored it for winter. Pulled it out Saturday and it ran for 20 minutes and died.. Spent the rest of Saturday and yesterday taking it apart and cleaning the carburetor. Only to discover late yesterday evening that it's possibly the water pump. Neighbor came over pulled the trigger on the wand, ran like a top. Released the trigger and it stopped. When we just ran water through it, you could hear the pump making a weird noise.

That is all.

It sounds like the Unloader Valve on the Pump. Pretty easy to get to and check out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4_waG2OLdo

Wasn't that.. I pulled it. No issue. After the manufacturer tried to get me to pay a couple hundred bucks for a part that won't be in for months, I reached out to tech support, I have a warranty and a repair shop that is looking at it. Guy said it sounds like something in the water pump. He'd let me know.

When you find out please let me know. Our pressure washer started doing the same thing as yours. It's down at my brother's house and I haven't been able to pull the valve yet and take a look. Our's is about 15 years old. If I figure out the problem I will pass it on. 04-cheers
Sorry just now saw this.. Got the call yesterday.. It's a valve in the water pump that went out and apparently the wand had a leak that I would've never found out about had I not took it in.

All the parts are on back order and don't know when they'll be back in. Luckily since it's a year old, Home Depot told me to bring it back and exchange it.

Thanks for the feedback. I only know of two valves on the Pump, the Unloader Valve and the Thermal Relief Valve. My brother is going to drop the pressure washer off at my house tomorrow so I can look at it. Thanks again. 04-cheers

I just looked up some stuff. There's a few Check Valves in there. This will be fun.
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RE: What grinds your gears?
Tom grinds my gears.....
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I'm the only mod on CS/CR right now, likely have a major clean up on another forum coming, and we are in the middle of realignment hysteria. I hope to rejoin you guys in the near future. Summertime (absent forum mods) and realignment (Looney Tunes) are grinding my gears along with one contractor's tardiness, and a mom and mother-in-law both near 90. Love 'em, but they've used life to kill their husbands and now they're working on me!
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RE: What grinds your gears?
Liberal coworker who voted for marijuana legalization: "that's why no one wants to work, they're all ******* stoned"

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(08-03-2022 10:23 AM)Bronco14 Wrote:  Liberal coworker who voted for marijuana legalization: "that's why no one wants to work, they're all ******* stoned"

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stoned workers = no way, Jose

taking a few baby hits after a day in the field to help with muh achy ‘joints’ = slice o’ heaven/all in
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