power washer + freezing

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by tthomass, Nov 4, 2006.

  1. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Messages: 3,498

    I keep my power washer in my enclosed trailer.........I'm assuming I need to drain it best I can or what? Don't want to bust it before it even gets broken in!

    11hp Honda, 3000psi
  2. pugs

    pugs LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,025

    Generac/Briggs Power Products makes a foaming oil spray stuff that you can hook to where the inlet hose would normally go and it is supposed to basically push all the water out while leaving a nice oil residue in the pump.

    Dunno how well it works, but its better than letting them freeze. We sell a few cans a year.
  3. SLR

    SLR LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,210

    Wow!..sometimes it seems like the world revovles around me!! Just had a 1600psi washer given to me yesterday,the sticker on it says permanant damage will result in water left inside it and there was lots in the hose/washer.Thanks to both of you for just allowing me to log on without having to post with my nagging !! :)

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