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Old 10-02-2013, 12:56 AM
GSLC GSLC is offline
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Power Washer-No Pressure w/ new hose

I have an excell power washer

I recently broke the hose and had to buy a replacement. The power washer ran great up until the replacement. I bought the proper hose (1x4 x 25") made by briggs and stratton. When I tried it out, the power washer would squirt water through the line but I have no pressure.

Any idea's on what might be causing this?
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:07 AM
tigerepairdotcom tigerepairdotcom is offline
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When a pressure washer loses pressure, it is usually because the orifice in the outlet end of the tip is restricted. When the orifice is restricted the pressure inside the pump gets very high. The internal relief valve inside the pump opens and the pump circulates water inside to releave the pressure.

Try different tips to verify this. Run a small wire through the orifice to clean it and remove the tip and run water through the pump for several minutes to clean out the pump and hose. See this video for a repair
It is very important for you to post your results once the problem is solved so that people will be able to reference a solution to their problem down the road. YEARS may go by and someone has the same problem PLEASE POST YOUR "IT WAS FIXED WITH x SOLUTION.
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Old 10-21-2013, 11:24 PM
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The previous hose has 2600 PSI Max, 179 Bar. The replacement is 3,000psi and 207 Bar. I do not know what the BAR means, could this discrepancy be the cause of my issue?
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Old 10-21-2013, 11:36 PM
ricky86 ricky86 is offline
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Bar is a pressure measurment. European. 1 Bar is 14.7 psi. Is the hose the same diameter?
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Old 10-21-2013, 11:41 PM
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Yes, the replacement is the same diameter.
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