chemicals not getting through

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by ljhanson12345, Jun 24, 2008.

  1. ljhanson12345

    ljhanson12345 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 64

    hey guys today i tried to run some chemicals through my pressure washer and couldn't get it to run through. all i thought i was suppose to do was hook up the tubing to the pressure washer and put the other end in the chemicals, but it didn't work. there was no suction coming from the tube so is there something im missing.

    the pressure washer is a dewalt 13hp 3750 psi and haven't used it much if that helps and i tried to find the manual but couldn't

    FCPWLLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 352

    It will only draw chemicals during low pressure use. You have to use a low pressure tip. Most likely, your machine came with one. The black tip is for low pressure soaping. Hope this helps.
  3. CCPC

    CCPC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 102

    Also, if you were using the the low pressure tip, and still no draw, check the flow arrow on your downstream injector and make sure that it is assembled to flow in the right direction.
  4. ljhanson12345

    ljhanson12345 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 64

    alright thanks guys
    i think the low pressure tip might do the trick.

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