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leaking pump oil through breather tube

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by stevenf, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. stevenf

    stevenf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,612

    I have a cat pressure washer that started leaking oil badly from the oil vent tube(attached to the filler cap on top of the pump. I refilled and suspended the tube higher then the pump itself so oil wouldn't pour out. This made it worse and the entire pump emptied withing 5 minutes of use.
    I'm lost as to why this is happening. Any suggestions?
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  2. Pressure Washing Cleve

    Pressure Washing Cleve LawnSite Member
    Messages: 71

    The only time I've seen that happen is when I over-filled it. It would onlyleak till it hit the right mark. It wouldn't keep running out completely when I pressure washed.
     

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