Simplicity 01441-0 Operator's Manual
2600PSI High Pressure Washer Owner’s Manual ms? ? e l b Pro stionsur unit Que king yo ore, st ta her ore to the re was f e B ack ssu b pre ine at e h 08 l t help 0-14 call 0-27-5 CT 0 8 8 1 M-F Model No. 1441-0 (2,600 PSI High Pressure Washer) Manual No. B5814 Revision 2 (4/4/2001) Visit our Generac website: www.generac-portables.com This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to potential personal injury hazards. Obey all safety messages that follow this symbol to avoid possible injury or death. Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION SAFETY RULES CAUTION! When setting up, transporting, CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a GENERAC high pressure washer. It has been designed, engineered and manufactured to give you the best possible dependability and performance. adjusting or making repairs to your high pressure washer, always disconnect the spark plug wire from the spark plug and place the wire where it cannot contact spark plug. This manual contains information for a high pressure washer that operates at 2,600 PSI at a flow rate of 3.0 gallons per minute. This high quality residential system features large 10” wheels, pump equipped with an automatic cool down system, chemical injection system, adjustable spray nozzle, safety goggles, heavy duty 25’ hose, and more. DANGER! Engine exhaust gases contain DEADLY carbon monoxide gas. This dangerous gas, if breathed in sufficient concentrations, can cause unconsciousness or even death. Operate this equipment only in the open air where adequate ventilation is available. Please read and retain this manual. The instructions will enable you to assemble your unit without tools, and maintain your high pressure washer properly. WARNING! Gasoline is highly FLAMMABLE and its vapors are EXPLOSIVE. Do Not permit smoking, open flames, sparks or heat in the vicinity while handling gasoline. Avoid spilling gasoline on a hot engine. Allow unit to cool for 2 minutes before refueling. Comply with all laws regulating storage and handling of gasoline. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information in this manual is both accurate and current. However, Generac reserves the right to change, alter or otherwise improve the product and its documentation at any time without prior notice. Read this manual carefully and become familiar with your pressure washer. Know its applications, its limitations, and any hazards involved. Should you experience any problem you cannot easily fix, call the pressure washer helpline at 1-800-270-1408. WARNING: CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES The engine exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. • Read and observe the safety rules. • Follow regular schedule in maintaining, caring for and using your high pressure washer. • Locate this pressure washer in areas away from combustible materials, combustible fumes or dust. • For off-season storage, review “Preparing The Unit For Storage” on page 13. • The high pressure equipment is designed to be used with Generac authorized parts only. If you use this equipment with parts that do not comply with minimum specifications, the user assumes all risks and liabilities. • Some chemicals or detergents may be harmful if inhaled or ingested, causing severe nausea, fainting or poisoning. The harmful elements may cause property damage or severe injury. • Do Not allow CHILDREN to operate the pressure washer at any time. 2 Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer • Operate engine only at governed speed. Running the engine at excessive speeds increases the hazard of personal injury. Do Not tamper with parts which may increase or decrease governed speed. • Never move the machine by pulling on the high pressure hose. Use the handle provided on the unit. • Do Not wear loose clothing, jewelry or anything that may be caught in the starter or other rotating parts. • Do Not secure the spray gun in the (open) position. • Always be certain the spray gun, nozzles and accessories are correctly attached. • High pressure spray may damage fragile items including glass. Do Not point spray gun at glass when in the jet spray mode. • Before starting the pressure washer in cold weather, check all parts of the equipment and be sure ice has not formed there. • Hold the spray gun firmly in your hand before you start the unit. Failure to do so could result in an injury from a whipping spray gun. Do Not leave the spray gun unattended while the machine is running. • Never use a spray gun which does not have a trigger lock in place and in working order. • Keep the hose connected to the machine and the spray gun while the system is pressurized. Disconnecting the hose while the unit is pressurized is dangerous. • The cleaning area should have adequate slopes and drainage to reduce the possibility of a fall due to slippery surfaces. • Never operate units with broken or missing parts, or without protective housing or covers. • Do Not spray flammable liquids. • Check the fuel system for leaks or signs of deterioration, such as chafed or spongy hose, loose or missing clamps, or damaged tank or cap. Correct all defects before operating the pressure washer. • Do Not by–pass any safety device on this machine. • The muffler and engine heat up during operation and remain hot immediately after shutting it down. Avoid contact with a hot muffler or engine as you could be severely burned. • Keep water spray away from electric wiring or fatal electric shock may result. • Operate and store this unit on a stable surface. • Use a respirator or mask whenever there is a chance that vapors may be inhaled. Read all instructions with mask so you are certain the mask will provide the necessary protection against inhaling harmful vapors. • High pressure hose can develop leaks from wear, kinking, abuse, etc. Water spraying from a leak is capable of injecting material into skin. Inspect hose each time before using it. Check all hoses for cuts, leaks, abrasions or bulging of cover, or damage or movement of couplings. If any of these conditions exist, replace hose immediately. Never repair high pressure hose. Replace it with another hose that exceeds maximum pressure rating of your unit. • Never aim the gun at people, animals or plants. The high pressure stream of water this equipment produces can pierce skin and its underlying tissues, leading to serious injury and possible amputation. • Never allow any part of the body to come in contact with the fluid stream. Do Not come in contact with a fluid stream created by a leak in the high pressure hose. • The muffler and air cleaner must be installed and in good condition before operating the pressure washer. These components act as spark arrestors if the engine backfires. • Always wear eye protection when you use this equipment or when you are in the vicinity where the equipment is in use. In the State of California a spark arrester is required by law (Section 4442 of the California Public Resources Code). Other states may have similar laws. Federal laws apply on federal lands. • High pressure spray can cause paint chips or other particles to become airborne. • Do Not operate the pressure washer above the rated pressure. NOTE: If you equip the muffler with a spark arrester, it must be maintained in effective working order. You can order a spark arrester through your authorized Briggs and Stratton service dealer. 3 Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer KNOW YOUR PRESSURE WASHER Read this owner’s manual and safety rules before operating your high pressure washer. Compare the illustrations with your high pressure washer to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference. Recoil Starter Spray Gun High Pressure Hose Gas Tank Pressure Control Knob Safety Goggles Dual Element Air Filter Water Inlet Oil Fill Cap High Pressure Outlet Adjustable Nozzle/Extension Pump equipped with Automatic Cool Down System Adjustable Nozzle/Extension — Always attached to nozzle extension. Pull back for high pressure or push forward for low pressure; turn clockwise for narrow spray or turn counterclockwise for fan spray. High Pressure Outlet — Connection for high pressure hose. Oil Fill Cap — Fill engine with oil here. Pressure Control Knob — Varies the pressure of the high pressure spray. Automatic Cool Down System — Cycles water through pump when water reaches 140°-145°F. Warm water will discharge from pump onto ground. This system prevents internal pump damage. Pump — Develops high pressure. Recoil Starter — Use for starting the engine manually. Safety Goggles — Always use the supplied goggles or other eye protection when running your pressure washer. Dual Element Air Filter — Filter limits the amount of dirt and dust that gets in the engine. Spray Gun — Controls the application of water onto cleaning surface with trigger device. Includes safety latch. Gas Tank — Fill tank with regular unleaded gasoline. Always leave room for fuel expansion. Water Inlet — Connect garden hose here. High Pressure Hose — Connect one end to the water pump and the other end to the spray gun. 4 Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer IMPORTANT: Read entire owner’s manual before you PREPARING PRESSURE WASHER FOR USE attempt to assemble or operate your new pressure washer. REMOVE PRESSURE WASHER FROM CARTON If you have any problems with the assembly of your pressure washer or if parts are missing or damaged, call the pressure washer helpline at 1-800-270-1408. To prepare your pressure washer for operation, you will need to perform these tasks: • Attach the handle and the wire form that holds the high pressure hose and spray gun. • Remove the parts box included with pressure washer. • Slice two corners at the end of carton from top to bottom so the panel can be folded down flat, then remove all packing material. • Connect the high pressure hose to the spray gun and the pump. • Roll pressure washer out of carton. • Connect the water supply to the pump. CARTON CONTENTS • Add oil to the engine crankcase. • Add fuel to the fuel tank. Items in the carton include: • Main Unit • High Pressure Hose • Parts Box (which includes the following): • Carriage Bolts (2) • Engine Manual • Goggles • Handle • Knobs (2) • Nozzle Cleaning Kit • Nozzle Extension • Owner’s Manual • Owner’s Registration Card • Oil Bottle • O-Ring Maintenance Kit • Spray Gun • Wireform Attach Handle and Wire Form NOTE: All assembly in this section will be as if assembling from the rear of the pressure washer. • Place the handle onto the handle supports already connected to the main unit. Make sure the holes in the handle align with the holes on the handle supports. (Figure 1) Figure 1 — Attach the handle to the base. Make sure the holes on the handle are aligned with the holes on the handle supports Handle Handle Supports If any of the above parts are missing or damaged, call the pressure washer helpline at 1–800–270–1408. NOTE: It may be necessary to move the handle supports from side to side in order to align the handle so it will slide over the handle supports. 5 Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer • Insert the carriage bolts through the holes on the handle and attach the plastic knobs. Tighten the knobs by hand (Figure 2). • Clean the area around the fuel fill cap, remove the cap. Slowly fill tank to about 1/2” below the bottom of the filler neck (Figure 4). Figure 2 — Secure Handle. Figure 4 — Add Gasoline to Fuel Tank. • Insert the wire form into the handle with the longer arm positioned on the left. From behind the unit, the hook should resemble a “J” (Figure 3). • Install the fuel cap and wipe up any spilled gasoline. Figure 3 — Attach wireform to handle. Connect Hose and Water Supply to Pump IMPORTANT: You must assemble the nozzle extension to the spray gun and attach all hoses before you start the engine. Starting engine without all hoses connected and water supplied will damage the pump. • Uncoil the high pressure hose and attach one end of the hose to the base of the spray gun (Figure 5). Add Engine Oil See engine owner’s manual for proper oil filling. Figure 5 — Connect high pressure hose to gun. NOTE: The pump is pre-lubricated and sealed, requiring no additional lubrication for the life of the pump. Add Gasoline WARNING! Never fill fuel tank indoors. Never fill fuel tank when engine is running or hot. Do Not smoke when filling fuel tank. • Attach the other end of the high pressure hose to the high pressure fitting on the pump (Figure 6). WARNING! Never fill fuel tank completely full. Provide space for fuel expansion. Wipe away any fuel spillage from engine and equipment before starting. Figure 6 — Connect high pressure hose to pump. • Use clean regular unleaded fuel and store in approved clean covered containers. Use clean fill funnels. Never use “stale” gasoline left over from last season or gasoline stored for long periods. 6 Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer • Before you connect your garden hose to the water inlet, inspect the inlet screen (Figure 7). Clean the screen if it contains debris, replace it if it is damaged. DO NOT RUN THE PRESSURE WASHER IF THE SCREEN IS DAMAGED. NEVER SIPHON INLET WATER. • Turn ON the water and squeeze the trigger on the gun to purge the pump system of air and impurities. CAUTION! Before starting the pressure washer, be sure you are wearing adequate eye protection. Figure 7 — Connect garden hose to water inlet. CHECKLIST BEFORE STARTING ENGINE Inspect inlet screen. Do Not use if damaged, clean if dirty. Review the unit’s assembly to confirm you have performed all of the following: • Make sure the handle and wireform are in place and secure. • Check for properly tightened hose connections. • Run water through your garden hose for 30 seconds to clean out any debris. Turn off water. • Check to make sure that there are no kinks, cuts, or damage to the high pressure hose. • Connect the garden hose to the water inlet. Tighten by hand (Figure 7). • Check that oil has been added to the proper level in the engine crankcase. CAUTION! There MUST be at least ten feet of • Add the proper gasoline to fuel tank. unrestricted garden hose between the pressure washer inlet and any flow shut off device, such as a ‘Y’ shut-off connector or other convenience-type water shut-off valve. Damage to pressure washer resulting from disregarding this warning will not be covered by the warranty. • Provide a proper water supply (not to exceed 100°F) at an adequate flow. • Be sure to read the “Safety Rules” (page 2) and “Preparing Pressure Washer For Use” (page 5) before using the pressure washer. 7 Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer • Continue to hold trigger until there is a steady stream of water and no air remains in the system. This will make it easier to pull start the engine. Release the trigger. HOW TO USE YOUR PRESSURE WASHER • Engage the safety latch to the spray gun trigger (Figure 9). If you have any problems operating your pressure washer, please call the pressure washer helpline at 1-800-270-1408. Figure 9 — Spray Gun with Safety Latch Engaged How to Start Your Engine The best way to start your engine-powered pressure washer for the first time is to follow these instructions step-by-step. You may also refer to your engine owner’s manual. This starting information also applies whenever you start the engine after you have let the pressure washer sit idle for at least a day. Safety Latch • Position the choke to the “Full” choke position. NOTE: For a warm engine, be sure the choke lever is in the “No” choke position. • Place the pressure washer in an area close enough to an outside water source capable of supplying water at a flow rate greater than 3.3 gallons per minute. • Move throttle lever to “Fast” position. • Grasp the starter grip handle and pull slowly until you feel some resistance. Then pull rapidly to start the engine. • Check that the high pressure hose is tightly connected to the spray gun and to the pump. See “Preparing Pressure Washer for Use” (page 5) for illustrations. • Return the starter grip handle slowly. Do Not let rope “snap back” against recoil housing. • Make sure unit is in a level position. • Connect the garden hose to the water inlet on the pressure washer pump. Turn on the water. • If the choke was placed in the “Full” choke position to start the engine, slowly push it to the “No” choke position as soon as the engine warms up enough to run smoothly. CAUTION! Do Not run the pump without the water supply connected and turned on. You must follow this caution or the pump will be damaged. • If the engine fails to start, review instructions given in the engine owner’s manual. • Squeeze the trigger on the gun until you have a steady stream of water. This purges the pump of air and impurities. How to Stop Your Pressure Washer • Move throttle lever to “Stop” position. • Attach the adjustable nozzle extension to the spray gun. Tighten by hand (Figure 8). • Squeeze trigger on the spray gun to relieve pressure in the hose. Figure 8 — Connect Nozzle Extension to Spray Gun. NOTE: A small amount of water will squirt out when you release the pressure. How to Use the Adjustable Nozzle You now should know how to START your pressure washer and how to STOP it. The information in this section will tell you how to adjust the spray pattern and apply detergent or other cleaning chemicals. • Position the nozzle in the low pressure mode (see “How to Use the Adjustable Nozzle” and squeeze the trigger on the spray gun to relieve the air pressure caused by turning ON the water. Water will flow out of the gun in a thin stream. CAUTION! Never adjust spray pattern when spraying. Never put hands in front of nozzle to adjust spray pattern. 8 Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer The adjustable nozzle permits you to adjust the spray pressure and the spray pattern, as follows: • Increase or decrease the pressure of the spray by turning the pressure control knob counterclockwise or clockwise respectively (Figure 12). • Slide the nozzle forward to adjust the spray to low pressure mode (Figure 10). Slide the nozzle backward to achieve high pressure. Figure 12 — Pressure control knob. Pressure Control Knob Figure 10 - Using the Adjustable Nozzle. Slide nozzle backward for high pressure mode. Slide nozzle forward for low pressure mode and detergent application. • For most effective cleaning, keep the spray nozzle between 8 to 24 inches away from cleaning surface. • If you get the spray nozzle too close, especially using high pressure mode, you may damage the surface being cleaned. • Do Not get closer than 8 inches when cleaning tires. Applying Detergent with the Adjustable Nozzle Twist nozzle Twist nozzle clockwise counterclockwise for fan for narrow spray spray pattern. pattern. • Twisting the nozzle adjusts the spray pattern from a narrow pattern to a fan pattern (Figure 10). IMPORTANT: Use soaps designed specifically for pressure washers. Household detergents could damage the pump. IMPORTANT: You must attach all hoses before you start the engine. Starting the engine without all the hoses connected and without the water turned ON will damage the pump. • Point the nozzle toward the ground and press the trigger to test the pattern (Figure 11). Figure 11 — Test the Spray Pattern. To apply detergent, follow these steps: • Review the use of adjustable nozzles. • Prepare the detergent solution as required by the job. 9 Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer • Hang the detergent solution on the hook of the wireform attached to the handle, as shown in Figure 13. For Rinsing: • Slide the nozzle backward to high pressure, press the trigger and wait for the detergent to clear. Figure 13 — Insert Filter into Container. NOTE: You can also stop detergent from flowing by simply removing detergent siphoning tube from bottle. • Keep the spray gun a safe distance from the area you plan to spray. • Apply a high pressure spray to a small area, then check the surface for damage. If no damage is found, it is okay to continue cleaning. • Start at the top of the area to be rinsed, working down with same overlapping strokes as you used for washing and applying detergent. • Place the small filter end of the detergent siphoning tube into the detergent container. Automatic Cool Down System CAUTION! Keep the detergent siphoning tube from (Thermal Relief) coming in contact with the hot muffler. This will damage the plastic tube. When inserting the filter into a cleaning solution bottle, route the tube so as to keep it from inadvertently contacting the hot muffler. If you run the engine on your pressure washer for 3-5 minutes without pressing the trigger on the spray gun, circulating water in the pump can reach a temperature between 140–145°F. When the water reaches this temperature, the automatic cool down system engages and cools the pump by discharging the warm water onto the ground. This system prevents internal damage to the pump. • Slide the adjustable nozzle forward to low pressure mode. Detergent cannot be applied with the nozzle in high pressure position. • Make sure the garden hose is connected to the water inlet. Check that the high pressure hose is connected to the spray gun and the pump (see “How To Use Your Pressure Washer”, page 8). Start the engine. SPECIFICATIONS Outlet Pressure . . . . . 2,600 psi • Apply detergent to a dry surface, starting from the bottom and working up. Flow Rate . . . . . . . . . . 3.0 gallons per minute (gpm) • Allow the detergent to “soak in” for 3-5 minutes before washing and rinsing. Reapply as needed to prevent surface from drying. Detergent . . . . . . . . . . Use detergent approved for pressure washers • For washing, start at lower portion of area to be washed and work upward, using long, even, overlapping strokes. Water Supply . . . . . . Not to Exceed 100°F Temperature Pressure Washer Rinsing Automatic Cool . . . . Will cycle when water WARNING! Be extremely careful if you must Down System use the pressure washer from a ladder, scaffolding or any other relatively unstable location. Pressure in a running washer builds as you climb. When you press the trigger, the recoil from the initial spray could cause you to fall. The high pressure spray could also cause you to fall if you are too close to the cleaning surface. 10 reaches 140°-145°F Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer Check High Pressure Hose GENERAL MAINTENANCE RECOMMENDATIONS The high pressure hose can develop leaks from wear, kinking, or abuse. Inspect the hose each time before using it. Check for cuts, leaks, abrasions or bulging of cover, damage or movement of couplings. If any of these conditions exist, replace the hose immediately. The pressure washer warranty does not cover items that have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence. To receive full value from the warranty, the operator must maintain the high pressure washer as instructed in this manual. WARNING! Water spraying from a leak is capable of injecting material into skin. Inspect hose each time before using it. Never repair a high pressure hose. Replace it with another hose that exceeds the maximum pressure rating of your pressure washer. • Some adjustments will need to be made periodically to properly maintain your high pressure washer. • All maintenance in this manual and the engine owner’s manual should be made at least once each season. • Once a year you should clean or replace the spark plug, clean or replace the air filter and check the gun and adjustable nozzle extension assembly for wear. A new spark plug and clean air filter assure proper fuel-air mixture and help your engine run better and last longer. Please refer to your engine owner’s manual for more details. Check Detergent Siphoning Tube Examine the filter on the detergent tube and clean if clogged. The tube should fit tightly on the barbed fitting. Examine the tube for leaks or tears. Replace the filter or tube if either is damaged. Check Gun and Adjustable Nozzle Extension BEFORE EACH USE • Check engine oil level. Examine the hose connection to the gun and make sure it is secure. Test the trigger by pressing it and making sure it “springs back” into place when you release it. Put the safety latch in the ON position and test the trigger. You should not be able to press the trigger. • Check water inlet screen for damage. • Check in-line filter for damage. • Check high pressure hose for leaks. • Check detergent siphoning tube and filter for damage. Check In-Line Filter • Check gun and adjustable nozzle extension assembly for leaks. Refer to Figure 14 and service the in-line filter if it becomes clogged, as follows: • Rinse out garden hose to flush out debris. Figure 14 — Clean In-Line Filter PRESSURE WASHER MAINTENANCE Filter Screen Nozzle Extension Check and Clean Inlet Screen O-ring Examine the screen on the water inlet. Clean it if the screen is clogged or replace it if screen is damaged. 1. 11 Detach gun and nozzle extension from high pressure hose. Detach nozzle extension from gun and remove o-ring and screen from nozzle extension. Flush the screen, gun, and adjustable nozzle extension with clean water to clear debris. Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer 2. If the screen is damaged, the o-ring kit contains a replacement in-line filter screen and an o-ring. If undamaged, reuse screen. • Slide the adjustable nozzle forward to the low pressure position. Flush for 1-2 minutes. 3. Place the in-line filter screen into the threaded end of the nozzle extension. Direction does not matter. Push the screen in with the eraser end of a pencil until it rests flat at the bottom of the opening. Take care to not bend the screen. IMPORTANT: Simply shutting OFF engine will not release pressure in the system. When the engine has shut down, squeeze the trigger on the gun to relieve the pressure in the hose. 4. Place the o-ring into the recess. Push the o-ring snugly against the in-line filter screen. Nozzle Maintenance 5. Assemble the nozzle extension to the spray gun, as described earlier in this manual. • Shut off the engine. A pulsing sensation felt while squeezing the spray gun trigger may be caused by excessive pump pressure. The principal cause of excessive pump pressure is a nozzle clogged or restricted with foreign materials, such as dirt, etc. To correct the problem, immediately clean the nozzle using the tools included with your pressure washer and follow these instructions: Purge Pump of Air and Contaminants To remove air from the pump, follow these steps: • Set up the pressure washer as described in “Preparing Pressure Washer For Use” (page 5). Connect the water supply and turn water on. 1. Shut off the engine and turn off the water supply. 2. Detach the nozzle extension from the spray gun. Twist the nozzle clockwise to the stream position. Using the supplied 2mm (5/64) allen wrench, remove the nozzle from the end of the nozzle extension (Figure 15). • Pull the trigger on the gun and hold. • When the water supply is steady and constant, engage the safety latch and refasten the nozzle attachment. Figure 15 — Removing and Cleaning Nozzle. To remove contaminants from the pump, follow these steps: • Set up the pressure washer as described in “Preparing Pressure Washer For Use” (page 5). Connect the water supply and turn water on. Nozzle • Remove the nozzle extension from the gun. • Start the engine according to instructions in “How To Use Your Pressure Washer” (page 8). • Squeeze the trigger on the gun and hold. • When the water supply is steady and constant, engage the safety latch and refasten the nozzle attachment. Cleaning Detergent Siphoning Tube If you used the detergent siphoning tube, you must flush it with clean water before stopping the engine. • Place the detergent siphoning tube in a bucket full of clean water. 12 3. Remove the in-line filter from the other end of the nozzle extension. 4. Use the wire included in the kit (or a small paper clip) to free any foreign material clogging or restricting the nozzle (Figure 15). Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer 5. Using a garden hose, remove additional debris by back flushing water through the nozzle extension (Figure 16). Back flush between 30 to 60 seconds. Turn the adjustable nozzle extension to stream spray and move the nozzle from low to high while flushing. ENGINE MAINTENANCE See the engine owner’s manual for instructions on how to properly maintain the engine. CAUTION! Avoid prolonged or repeated skin Figure 16 — Backflushing the Nozzle 6. Reinstall the nozzle and in-line filter into the nozzle extension. Do Not overtighten the nozzle with the allen wrench. 7. Reconnect the nozzle extension to the spray gun. 8. Reconnect the water supply, turn on the water, and start the engine. 9. Test the pressure washer by operating with nozzle in the high and in the low positions. contact with used motor oil. Used motor oil has been shown to cause skin cancer in certain laboratory animals. Thoroughly wash exposed areas with soap and water. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. DON'T POLLUTE. CONSERVE RESOURCES. RETURN USED OIL TO COLLECTION CENTERS. PREPARING THE UNIT FOR STORAGE Water should not remain in the unit for long periods of time. Sediments or minerals can deposit on pump parts and “freeze” pump action. If you do not plan to use the pressure washer for more than 30 days, follow this procedure: 1. Flush detergent siphoning tube by placing the filter into a pail of clean water while running pressure washer in low pressure mode (adjustable nozzle in the forward position). Flush for one to two minutes. 2. Shut off the engine and let it cool, then remove all hoses. Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug. 3. Empty the pump of all pumped liquids by pulling the recoil handle about 6 times. This should remove most of the liquid in the pump. O–Ring Maintenance Through the normal operation of your pressure washer, o–rings, which keep the connections of the hoses and gun tight and leak–free, may become worn or damaged. Provided with your pressure washer is an O–Ring Maintenance Kit which includes replacement o-rings, rubber washer and water inlet filter. NOTE: To protect the unit from freezing temperatures, draw RV antifreeze (non-alcohol) into the pump by pouring the solution into a 3-foot section of garden hose connected to inlet adapter and pulling recoil handle twice. To remove a worn or damaged o–ring: • Use a small flathead screwdriver to get underneath the o-ring and pry it off. 4. Store unit in a clean, dry area. STORING THE ENGINE See the engine owner’s manual for instructions on how to properly prepare the engine for storage. 13 Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer NOTES 14 Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Pump has following problems: failure to produce pressure, erratic pressure, chattering, loss of pressure, low water volume. Detergent fails to mix with spray. Engine runs good at no-load but “bogs” when load is added. Cause Correction 1. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Water inlet is blocked. Inadequate water supply. Inlet hose is kinked or leaking. Clogged inlet hose strainer. Water supply is over 100°F. High pressure hose is blocked or leaks. 8. Gun leaks. 9. Nozzle is obstructed. 10. Pump is faulty. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 1. 1. 2. Detergent siphoning tube is not submerged. Chemical filter is clogged. 3. 4. Dirty In-Line filter. Nozzle is in high pressure mode. Engine speed is too slow. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Engine will not start; or starts and runs rough. Nozzle in low pressure mode. 6. 7. 8. 9. Low oil level. Dirty air cleaner. Out of gasoline. Stale gasoline. Spark plug wire not connected to spark plug. Bad spark plug. Water in gasoline. Overchoking. Excessively rich fuel mixture. 10. Intake valve stuck open or closed. 11. Engine has lost compression. Engine shuts down during operation. Engine lacks power. Engine “hunts” or falters. 1. Out of gasoline. 2. Low oil level. Dirty air filter. Choke is opened too soon. 15 Pull nozzle backward for high pressure mode. Clear inlet. Provide adequate water flow. Straighten inlet hose, patch leak. Check and clean inlet hose strainer. Provide cooler water supply. Clear blocks in outlet hose. 8. Replace gun. 9. Clean nozzle. 10. Contact Generac service facility. Insert detergent siphoning tube into detergent. 2. Clean or replace filter/detergent siphoning tube. 3. See “Check In-Line Filter” on page 11. 4. Push nozzle forward for low pressure mode. Move throttle control to FAST position. If engine still “bogs down”, contact Briggs and Stratton service facility. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Fill crankcase to proper level. Clean or replace air cleaner. Fill fuel tank. Drain gas tank; fill with fresh fuel. Connect wire to spark plug. 6. 7. 8. 9. Replace spark plug. Drain gas tank; fill with fresh fuel. Open choke fully and crank engine. Contact Briggs and Stratton service facility. 10. Contact Briggs and Stratton service facility. 11. Contact Briggs and Stratton service facility. 1. Fill fuel tank. 2. Fill crankcase to proper level. Replace air filter. Move choke to halfway position until engine runs smoothly. Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer EXPLODED VIEW — UNIT 16 Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer PARTS LIST — UNIT Item 1 2 3 4 5 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 26 27 28 29 30 32 33 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 Part # Qty. Description AB5721 1 BASE, PWDR Coat Red 67989 8 NUT, M8 Flange Serrated 42909 2 HHCS, M8 1.25 x 30 50190 2 WASHER, M8 .34" x 1" 27007 2 MOUNT, Donut Type Vibration 99583 8 NUT, Flange Lock 5/16"-18 B2150 1 HOOK, Gun Holder B2516 1 CAP, Vinyl (black) B2043 7 BOLT, 5/16"-18 x 1-3/4" Carriage B5810 1 DECAL, Logo B1983 1 HANDLE B1631A 1 BILLBOARD, Plastic B1932 1 DECAL, Instructions B1288 1 TAG, Breather Cap B1981 2 SUPPORT, Handle 21217 4 MOUNT, Rubber Shock B4966 2 WHEEL, 3 x 10 Steel Hub 75402C 2 PUSHNUT, 5/8" Dia. B1982 1 BUMPER B1232 1 CLAMP, Hose 7/16" Dia. 32713 1 SCREW, Taptite #10-32 x 5/8" A1040D 1 HOSE, 4-1/2' Chemical Clear A1041 1 FILTER, Chemical Hose 97178 2 KNOB, Handle 1/4" - 20 PW 31669 2 BOLT, 1/4" - 20 x 1-3/4" Carriage B3297 1 MANUAL, Engine B5814 1 MANUAL 48031G 1 CLAMP, Hose 3/8" 21424 1 CONNECTOR, Garden Hose NSP 1 ASSEMBLY, Pump (see pages 18-19) NSP 1 ENGINE BB3061B 1 OIL, 20oz Bottle B3635 1 HOSE, High Pressure 25' B5830 1 KIT, O- Ring 188287 1 KIT, Nozzle Cleaning B2168A 1 ASSEMBLY, Wireform 97837 1 O-RING, High Pressure Trans. B4224 1 SCREEN, Gun Inlet B3264C 1 WAND, Hi/Lo 97566 1 TAG,Nozzle Instructions 92661 1 NOZZLE, 1.20 Blue Replacement 87815 1 GOGGLES, Safety B3263 1 GUN, High Pressure 52858 2 NUT, Locking M8 - 1.25 17 Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer EXPLODED VIEW — PUMP 18 Generac Portable Products 2,600PSI High Pressure Washer PARTS LIST — PUMP Item 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 12 16 17 21 22 23 25 30 31 26 27 28 29 33 32 34 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 36 37 39 40 41 Part # B3287 B2260 B2217 B2261B 96400 99735 93790 40945 93652 95416 93876 A2069 93644 96053 96015 B2665 A2013 97840 97841 A1320 93680 94944 99427 185751 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185752 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Qty 1 1 4 4 3 1 1 6 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 6 6 3 3 1 3 3 3 0 1 1 4 4 3 1 1 6 1 6 6 3 3 3 2 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 3 6 6 3 3 6 6 1 1 1 Item Part # Qty Description 42 . . . . . . 1 SPRING, Unloader 43 . . . . . . 1 ASSEMBLY, Spindle 45 . . . . . . 1 O-RING, Spindle 46 . . . . . . 1 SEAT, Ball Unloader 47 . . . . . . 1 BALL, Stainless Steel 9/32 Dia. 48 . . . . . . 1 SEAT, Trapped Line Pressure 49 . . . . . . 1 O-RING, Trapped Line Pressure 50 . . . . . . 1 VALVE, Shuttle Piston 51 . . . . . . 1 SPRING, Piston Trapped Pressure 52 . . . . . . 1 VENTURI, Chemical 53 . . . . . . 1 O-RING, Venturi 56 . . . . . . 1 ASSEMBLY, Head, Brass 60 . . . . . . 3 SPACER, High Pressure Seal 35 185933 0 KIT, Check Valve 16 . . . . . . 6 WASHER, Steel Special 17 . . . . . . 6 BOLT, Head M8 x 1.25 x 70mm 36 . . . . . . 6 O-RING, Check Valve 37 . . . . . . 6 ASSEMBLY, Check Valve 38 B3479 0 KIT, Unloader Spindle 39 . . . . . . 1 CAP, Plastic 40 . . . . . . 1 SET SCREW, M6 x 8 41 . . . . . . 1 HANDLE, Unloader 42 . . . . . . 1 SPRING, Unloader 43 . . . . . . 1 ASSEMBLY, Spindle 44 B3510 0 KIT, High Pressure Outlet 45 . . . . . . 1 O-RING, Spindle 46 . . . . . . 1 SEAT, Ball Unloader 47 . . . . . . 1 BALL, Stainless Steel 9/32 Dia. 48 . . . . . . 1 SEAT, Trapped Line Pressure 49 . . . . . . 1 O-RING, Trapped Line Pressure 50 . . . . . . 1 VALVE, Shuttle Piston 51 . . . . . . 1 SPRING, Piston Trapped Pressure 52 . . . . . . 1 VENTURI, Chemical 53 . . . . . . 1 O-RING, Venturi 54 185943 0 KIT, Chemical Injector 55 . . . . . . 1 BARB HOSE, Brass with Nylon Insert 57 . . . . . . 1 BALL, 5.5 dia. Chemical Injector 58 . . . . . . 1 SPRING, Chemical Injector 59 185889 0 KIT, O-Ring SeaIs 1 . . . . . . 1 O-RING, Engine Adapter 3 . . . . . . 4 O-RING, Engine Adapter Bolt 7 . . . . . . 1 O-RING, Crankcase 8 . . . . . . 6 SHCS, M6 x 1.0 x 20mm 9 . . . . . . 1 SPRING, Thermal By-Pass 10 . . . . . . 1 PISTON, Thermal By-Pass 11 . . . . . . 1 O-RING, Thermal By-Pass 12 . . . . . . 1 GASKET, Head 14 . . . . . . 3 SEAL, High Pressure 16 . . . . . . 6 WASHER, Steel Special 17 . . . . . . 6 BOLT, Head M8 x 1.25 x 70mm 18 . . . . . . 3 O-RING, Cap 21 . . . . . . 3 SEAL, Oil Piston 36 . . . . . . 6 O-RING, Check Valve 37 . . . . . . 6 ASSEMBLY, Check Valve 45 . . . . . . 1 O-RING, Spindle 49 . . . . . . 1 O-RING, Trapped Line Pressure 53 . . . . . . 1 O-RING, Venturi 60 . . . . . . 3 SPACER, High Pressure Seal 61 . . . . . . 3 SEAL, U-Cup Item numbers 24, 34, 35, 38, 44, 54, and 59 are service kits and include all parts shown within the box. Certain parts may only be available as components of a kit. Description O-RING, Engine Adapter ADAPTER, Housing, Cam O-RING, Engine Adapter Bolt SCREW, Button Hd 5/16 - 24 x 3/4" SPRING, Piston Return ASSEMBLY, Oil Breather O-RING, Crankcase SHCS, M6 x 1.0 x 20mm SPRING, Thermal By-Pass PISTON, Thermal By-Pass O-RING, Thermal By-Pass GASKET, Head ACTUATOR, Thermal By-Pass SEAL, High Pressure RING, Bearing WASHER, Steel Special BOLT, Head M8 x 1.25 x 70mm O-RING, Cap CAP, Outlet Port SPACER PLATE, Inlet SEAL, Oil Piston SHOE, Piston Pivot ASSEMBLY, Ceramic Piston & Cap KIT, Crankcase O-RING, Engine Adapter ADAPTER, Housing, Cam O-RING, Engine Adapter Bolt SCREW, Button Hd 5/16 - 24 x 3/4" SPRING, Piston Return ASSEMBLY, Oil Breather O-RING, Crankcase SHCS, M6 x 1.0 x 20mm GASKET, Head WASHER, Steel Special BOLT, Head M8 x 1.25 x 70mm SEAL, Oil Piston SHOE, Piston Pivot ASSEMBLY, Ceramic Piston & Cap BEARING SET, Thrust 15.5 SPACER, Pilot ASSEMBLY, Cam CAM, Axial 6.0 Lift WASHER, Thrust RETAINER, Push - On C-RING, Cam Retainer ADAPTER, Shaft Hex HOUSING, Piston KIT, Complete Head GASKET, Head ACTUATOR, Thermal By-Pass SEAL, High Pressure RING, Bearing WASHER, Steel Special BOLT, Head M8 x 1.25 x 70mm O-RING, Cap CAP, Outlet Port O-RING, Check Valve ASSEMBLY, Check Valve CAP, Plastic SET SCREW, M6 x 8 HANDLE, Unloader 19 LIMITED PRESSURE WASHER WARRANTY GENERAC PORTABLE PRODUCTS (hereafter referred to as the COMPANY) warrants to the original retail purchaser, the pressure washer manufactured by the COMPANY to be free from defects in material and workmanship for the period(s) set forth below from the date of original purchase. This warranty is not transferable. The term “original purchaser” means the person for whom the pressure washer is originally purchased. Warranty Schedules Electric Power Washer All Other Engine-driven 1 year (does not apply to commercial or rental applications) CONSUMER* COMMERCIAL* Engine: Warranted solely by Warranted solely by Engine Manufacturer Engine Manufacturer Pump: 1 year 90 days * NOTE: For the purpose of this warranty “consumer” use means personal residential household use by original purchaser. “Commercial” use means all other uses, including rental, construction, commercial and income producing purposes. Once a pressure washer has experienced commercial use, it shall thereafter be considered a commercial use pressure washer for the purposes of this warranty. During said warranty period, the COMPANY will, at its option, repair or replace any part which, upon examination by the COMPANY or COMPANY-Authorized Dealers, is found to be defective under normal use and service**. All transportation costs under warranty, including return to the factory if necessary, are to be borne by the purchaser and prepaid by the purchaser. ** NORMAL WEAR: As with all mechanical devices, pressure washers need periodic parts service and replacement to perform well. This warranty does not cover repair when normal use has exhausted the life of a part or pressure washer pump. This warranty does not include: Used products and demonstration equipment. Parts, such as GUNS, HOSES, WANDS, NOZZLES or other wear items such as quick couplers, oil, gauges, belts, o-rings, filters, pump packing, etc. Pumps which have been run without water supplied. Damage or malfunctions resulting from: accidents, abuse, modifications, alterations, or improper servicing. Freezing or chemical deterioration. Normal maintenance such as adjustments, fuel system cleaning and obstruction (due to chemical, dirt, carbon or lime, etc.). THIS WARRANTY IS IN PLACE OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, SPECIFICALLY, THE COMPANY MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES AS TO MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE DURATION OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE DISCLAIMED IS LIMITED TO THE TIME PERIOD AS SPECIFIED IN THE EXPRESS WARRANTY. LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES UNDER ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES IS EXCLUDED, EVEN IF SUCH DAMAGES ARE A DIRECT RESULT OF THE COMPANY'S NEGLIGENCE. THE COMPANY ALSO DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SUCH AS THE LOSS OF TIME OR THE USE OF THE POWER EQUIPMENT, OR ANY COMMERCIAL LOSS DUE TO THE FAILURE OF THE EQUIPMENT: AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED TO THE DURATION OF THIS WRITTEN WARRANTY. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state. For service, see your nearest COMPANY-Authorized warranty service facility or call 1-877-544-0982. Warranty service can be performed only by a COMPANY-Authorized service facility. This warranty will not apply to service at any other facility. At the time of requesting warranty service, evidence of original purchase date must be presented. Generac Portable Products Jefferson, Wisconsin U.S. A.
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