Consumer Electric Pressure Washer General Maintenance Tips

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Periodically inspect the entire product for damaged, missing, or loose parts such as screws, nuts, bolts, caps, etc. Tighten securely all fasteners and caps and do not operate this product until all missing or damaged parts are replaced. Please call you manufacturer’s customer service or authorized service center for assistance.


Use a clean cloth to remove dirt, dust, oil, grease, etc. Most plastics are susceptible to damage from various types of commercial solvents and may remove dirt, dust, oil, grease, etc. Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic be damaged by their use.

When servicing your pressure washer, use only identical replacement parts. Use of any other parts could create a hazard or cause product damage. Before inspecting, cleaning or servicing the machine, shut off motor, wait for all moving parts to stop, disconnect unit from power supply, and pull trigger to release water pressure. Failure to follow these instructions may result in serious personal injury or property damage.

Excessive pump pressure (a pulsing sensation felt while squeezing the trigger) may be the result of a clogged or dirty nozzle.

  • Unplug the pressure washer.
  • Turn off the pressure washer and shut off the water supply. Pull trigger to release water pressure.
  • Remove the nozzle from the spray wand.

NOTE: Never point the spray wand at your face.

  • Using a straightened paper clip or nozzle cleaning tool, free any foreign materials clogging or restricting the nozzle.
  • Using a garden hose, flush debris out of nozzle by back flushing (running the water through the nozzle backwards or from the outside to the inside).

Power Cord:
Inspect the entire length of the cord for damage including cuts or kinks. If the cord is damaged, it should be replaced by an authorized service center.

Store in a dry, covered area where the weather cannot damage it.

  • It is important to store this product in a frost-free area. Always empty water from all hoses, the pump, and the detergent bucket before storing.
  • Make sure the on/off switch is in the OFF position.
  • Disconnect the water connection.
  • Tilt the unit as shown to allow any remaining water in the pump to drain from the water inlet.
  • Coil the hose and place in the storage area. Do not allow the hose to become kinked.
  • Store the unit and accessories in an area that does not reach freezing temperatures. Do not store near furnace or other sources of heat that could dry out the pump seals.

The use of a pump protector is strongly encouraged after each use and to prevent cold weather damage during storage over the winter months.

Always refer to your Manufacturer’s Operator’s manual for specific instructions regarding your electric powered pressure washer.

Always wear eye protection with side shields marked to comply with ANSI Z87.1. Failure to do so could result in objects being thrown into your eyes resulting possibly in serious injury.