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Operating Instructions
Before first use of the unit
read these operating instructions
and act in accordance with them.
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Contents
General information
Safety instructions
Operation
Maintenance and care
Troubleshooting
Customer Service
Technical specifications
Assembly
Spare Parts
Environmental protection
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General information
Dear Customer,
Please read and comply with
these original operating instructions prior to the initial operation of your appliance and store them for later use or
subsequent owners.
Hazard levels
 Danger
Immediate danger that can cause severe
injury or even death.
몇 Warning
Possible hazardous situation that could
lead to severe injury or even death.
Caution
Possible hazardous situation that could
lead to mild injury to persons or damage to
property.
Proper Use
This high-pressure cleaner is designed for
domestic use only:
– to clean machines, vehicles, buildings,
tools, facades, terraces, garden equipment etc. using a high-pressure water
jet (and detergents if required).
– with accessories, replacement parts
and detergents approved by KÄRCHER. Observe the instructions provided
with these detergents.
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The packaging material can be recycled. Please do not place the packaging into the ordinary refuse for disposal, but
arrange for the proper recycling.
Old appliances contain valuable materials that can be recycled. Please arrange for the proper recycling of old
appliances. Please dispose your old appliances using appropriate collection systems.
Notes about the ingredients (REACH)
You will find current information about the
ingredients at:
http://www.karcher.de/de/unternehmen/
umweltschutz/REACH.htm
Warranty
The warranty terms published by the relevant sales company are applicable in each
country. We will repair potential failures of
your appliance within the warranty period
free of charge, provided that such failure is
caused by faulty material or defects in manufacturing. In the event of a warranty claim
please contact your dealer or the nearest
authorized Customer Service centre.
Please submit the proof of purchase.
Safety Devices
Caution
Safety devices protect the user and must
not be modified or bypassed.
Power switch
The appliance switch prevents unintentional operation of the appliance.
Lock trigger gun
This lock locks the lever of the trigger gun
and prevents the inadvertent start of the appliance.
Overflow valve with pressure switch
If the lever on the trigger gun is released
the pressure switch turns off the pump, the
high-pressure jet ist stopped. If the lever is
pulled the pump is turned on again.
Safety instructions
 Danger
„ Never touch the mains plug and the
socket with wet hands.
„ The appliance must not be used if the
power cord or important parts of the appliance, e.g. high-pressure hoses, trigger gun or safety devices are damaged.
„ Check the power cord and mains plug
for damage before every use. If the
power cord is damaged, please arrange
for it to be replaced immediately by an
authorised repair agent or a skilled
electrician
„ Check the high-pressure hose for damage before every use. Please arrange
for the immediate replacement of a
damaged high-pressure hose.
„ The appliance may not be used in areas
where a risk of explosion is present.
„ If the appliance is used in hazardous areas (e.g. filling stations) the corresponding safety provisions must be
observed.
„ High-pressure jets can be
dangerous if improperly
used. The jet must not be
directed at persons, animals, live electrical equipment or at the
appliance itself.
„ The high-pressure jet must not be directed at other persons or directed by
the user at him/herself to clean clothing
or footwear.
„ Never use the appliance to clean objects containing hazardous substances
(e.g. asbestos).
„ Vehicle tyres or tyre valves are susceptible to damage from the high-pressure
jet and may burst. The first indication of
this is a discolouration of the tyre. Damaged vehicle tyres/tyre valves are highly dangerous. Ensure that a distance of
at least 30 cm is observed when cleaning with the jet!
„ Never draw in fluids containing solvents
or undiluted acids and solvents! This includes petrol, paint thinner and heating
oil. The spray mist thus generated is
highly inflammable, explosive and poisonous. Do not use acetone, undiluted
acids and solvents as they are damaging to the materials from which the appliance is made.
몇 Warning
„ The mains plug and the coupling of an
extension cable must be watertight and
must never lay in the water.
„ Unsuitable extension cables can be
hazardous. Only use extension cables
outdoors which have been approved for
this purpose and labelled with a sufficient cable cross-section:
1 - 10 m: 1.5 mm2; 10 - 30 m: 2.5 mm2
„ Always fully unroll electrical cables from
the cable drum.
„ High-pressure hoses, fixtures and couplings are important for the safety of the
appliance. Only use high-pressure hoses, fixtures and couplings recommended by the manufacturer.
„ This appliance is not intended for use
by persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities.
The appliance must not be operated by
children or persons who have not been
instructed accordingly.
Children should be supervised to prevent them from playing with the appliance.
„ The operator must use the appliance
correctly. When working with the appliance, he must consider the local conditions and pay due care and attention to
other persons, in particular children,
who are nearby.
„ Do not use the appliance when there
are other persons around unless they
are also wearing safety equipment.
„ Wear protective clothing and safety
goggles to protect against splash back
containing water or dirt.
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Caution
„ Do not operate the appliance at temperatures below 0 °C.
„ In case of extended downtimes, switch
the appliance off at the main switch / appliance switch or remove the mains
plug.
„ Observe a distance of at least 30 cm
when using the jet to clean painted surfaces to avoid damaging paintwork.
„ Never leave the appliance unattended
when it is in operation.
„ Make sure that the power cable or extension cables are not damaged by running over, pinching, dragging or similar.
Protect the power cable from heat, oil,
and sharp edges.
„ All current-conducting parts in the working area must be protected against jet
water.
„ The appliance may only be connected
to an electrical supply which has been
installed in accordance with IEC 60364.
„ The appliance may only be connected
to alternating current. The voltage must
correspond with the type plate on the
appliance.
„ For safety reasons, we recommend that
you operate the appliance only via a
earth-leakage circuit breaker (max.
30 mA).
„ Cleaning operations which produce oily
waste water, e.g. engine washes, underbody washes, may only be carried
out using washing stations equipped
with an oil separator.
„ This appliance was designed to be
used with detergents which are supplied or recommended by the manufacturer. The use of other detergents or
chemicals may compromise the safety
of the appliance.
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Operation
Scope of delivery
The scope of delivery of your appliance is illustrated on the packaging. Check the contents of the appliance for completeness
when unpacking.
In the event of missing accessories or any
transport damage, please contact your
dealer.
Description of the Appliance
Illustrations on Page 5
1 Coupling element for water connection
2 Waterfilter
3 Fine filter in the water connection
4 Water connection
5 Appliance switch "0/OFF“/ „I/ON“
6 Storage for trigger gun
7 Transport handle
8 Storage for spray lance
9 Storage for high-pressure hose
10 Mains cable with mains plug
11 Dosage regulator for detergent
12 Detergent suction hose (with filter)
13 Hand crank for hose drum
14 Detergent Tank
15 Bearing wheel
16 High pressure hose
17 Trigger gun
18 Lock trigger gun
19 Key to detach the high-pressure hose
from the trigger gun
20 Spray lance with Dirtblaster
21 Spray lance with pressure regulation
(Vario Power)
Special accessories
Special accessories expand the possibilities of using your appliance. Please contact
your KÄRCHER dealer for further information.
Assembly see page 10
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Mount loose parts delivered with appliance
prior to start-up.
Assemble appliance as shown on page 10.
Î Illustration
Insert holder for trigger gun.
Î Illustration
Insert the transport handle and screw in.
Î Illustration
Attach the accessories holder.
Î Illustration
Push the high pressure hose into the
trigger gun until it locks audibly.
Note: Make sure the connection nipple
is aligned correctly.
Î Check the secure connection by pulling
on the high-pressure hose.
Drawing in water from open reservoirs
This high-pressure cleaner is suited to work
with the KÄRCHER suction hose with backflow valve (Optional accessory, order no.
4.440-238) to draw in surface water, e.g.
from water butts or ponds (see specifications for max. suction height).
Î Fill the KÄRCHER suction hose with
backflow valve with water, screw to water supply and hang into he water butt.
Î Remove air from appliance before operation.
Switch on the appliance without connection the high-pressure hose (max. 2
minutes) and run it until the water discharging from the high-pressure outlet
is free of bubbles. Switch off appliance
and reconnect high-pressure hose.
Water supply
Start up
According to the applicable regulations, the appliance must never be
used on the drinking water supply
without a system separator. Use a
suitable system separator manufactured by
KÄRCHER; or, as an alternative, a system
separator as per EN 12729 Type BA. Water
flowing through a system separator is considered non-drinkable.
Caution
Dry runs lasting longer than two minutes
lead to damages to the high pressure
pump. If the appliance does not build up
pressure within two minutes, switch it off
and proceed as instructed in the Chapter
"Help with faults".
Î Unwind the high pressure hose from the
hose drum.
Î Push the spray lance into the trigger
gun and fasten it by turning it through
90°.
Î Completely open the water tap.
Î Insert the mains plug into the socket.
Î Turn on the appliance “I/ON”.
Before Startup
Water supply from mains
Observe regulations of water supplier.
For connection values, see type plate/technical data.
Î Use a fibre-reinforced water hose (not
included) with a standard coupling.
(Minimum diameter 1/2 inch (13 mm),
minimum length 7.5 m).
Î Screw the water filter on the water connection of the device.
Î Screw the delivered coupling element
on the water filter.
Î Push the water supply hose onto the
coupling element, then connect it to the
tap.
Caution
Use the high pressure cleaner only when
you have mounted the water filter.
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Operation
몇 Danger
The trigger gun is subjected to a recoil force
when the water jet is discharged. Make
sure that you have a firm footing and are
also holding the trigger gun and spray lance
firmly.
Î Illustration
Unlock the lever on the trigger gun.
Î Pull on the lever of the trigger gun; the
device will switch on.
Note: Release the lever of the trigger gun;
the device will switch off again. High pressure remains in the system.
Spray lance with pressure regulation
Carrying out the most common cleaning
tasks. The work pressure can be stagelessly regulated between "Min" and "Max".
Î Release the lever on the trigger gun.
Î Turn the spray lance to the desired position.
Spray lance with Dirtblaster
For particularly dirty items or areas.
Not suitable for use with detergents.
Working with detergent
Please use exclusively KÄRCHER detergents and care products to carry out the respective cleaning task, as these were
specifically developped for your appliance.
The use of other detergents and care products may lead to premature wear and can
invalidate your warranty claims. Please obtain information at your local dealer or request information directly from KÄRCHER.
Î Illustration
Fill the detergent solution in the detergent tank (observe dosage instructions
on the packaging of the detergent).
Î Illustration
Adjust the suction volume of the detergent solution by means of the dosage
regulator for detergents.
- Medium quantity: Central position
- Large quantity: "+" position
- Small quantity: "-" position
Î Use spray lance with pressure regulation (Vario Power).
Î Turn the spray lance to "Mix" position.
Note: This will mix the detergent with
the water stream.
Recommended cleaning method
Î Spray the detergent sparingly on the
dry surface and allow it to react, but not
to dry.
Î Spray off loosened dirt with the highpressure jet.
Interrupting operation
Î Release the lever on the trigger gun.
Î Illustration
Lock the lever on the trigger gun.
Î During longer breaks (more than 5 minutes), also turn the appliance off using
the "0/OFF" switch.
Î Insert the trigger gun in its holder.
Finish operation
Caution
Only separate the high-pressure hose from
the trigger gun or the appliance while there
is no pressure in the system.
Î After operation with detergent: Fill the
detergent tank with clear water, turn the
spray lance with pressure regulator to
the position "Mix", switch the appliance
on for about 1 minute and rinse with
clear water.
Î Release the lever on the trigger gun.
Î Turn off the appliance "0/OFF".
Î Turn off tap.
Î Detach the appliance from the water
supply.
Î Press the lever on the trigger gun to release any remaining pressure in the
system.
Î Illustration
Lock the lever on the trigger gun.
Î Pull out the mains plug.
Î Roll up the power cord and loop it e.g.
round the handle.
Î Insert the trigger gun in its holder.
Î Stow away the mains cable, the highpressure hose and accessory at the appliance.
Transport
Caution
Empty the detergent tank before transporting in horizontal position.
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Maintenance and care
 Danger
Turn off the appliance and remove the
mains plug prior to any care and maintenance work.
Maintenance
The appliance is maintenance-free.
Storage
Prior to longer periods of storage, e.g. in
the winter:
Î Completely drain all water from the appliance: Switch the appliance on with
detached high-pressure hose and detached water supply (max. 1 minute)
and wait, until no more water exits at the
high-pressure connection. Turn off the
appliance.
Î Remove filter from suction hose for detergent and clean under running water.
Î Pull out the fine filter in water connection using flat-nose pliers and clean with
running water.
Frost protection
Caution
Protect the appliance and its accessories
against frost.
The appliance and its accessories can get
destroyed through frost if there are any water residues in them. To avoid damage to
them:
Î Store the appliance and the entire accessories in a frost-safe room.
Spare parts
Use only original KÄRCHER spare parts.
You will find a list of spare parts at the end
of these operating instructions.
Troubleshooting
You can rectify minor faults yourself with
the help of the following overview.
If in doubt, please consult the authorized
customer service.
 Danger
Turn off the appliance and remove the
mains plug prior to any care and maintenance work.
Repair works may only be performed by the
authorized customer service.
Appliance is not running
Î Pull on the lever of the trigger gun; the
device will switch on.
Î Check whether the voltage indicated on
the type plate corresponds to the voltage of the mains supply.
Î Check the mains connection cable for
damages.
Pressure does not build up in the
appliance
Î Check setting at the spray lance.
Î Remove air from appliance before operation.
Switch on the appliance without connection the high-pressure hose (max. 2
minutes) and run it until the water discharging from the high-pressure outlet
is free of bubbles. Switch off appliance
and reconnect high-pressure hose.
Î Check the water supply.
Î Pull out the fine filter in water connection using flat-nose pliers and clean with
running water.
Strong pressure fluctuations
Î Clean high-pressure nozzle: Remove
dirt and debris from the nozzle bore, using a needle and rinse through with water from the front.
Î Check water flow quantity.
Appliance is leaking
Î Slight leakage from the appliance pump
is normal. If the leakage increases contact the authorized customer service.
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No detergent infeed
Î Use spray lance with pressure regulation (Vario Power).
Turn the spray lance to "Mix" position.
Î Check the settings at the dosage regulator for detergent.
Î Clean the detergent suction hose filter.
Î Check the detergent suction hose for
kinks.
Customer Service
Australia
KÄRCHER Pty. Ltd.
40 Koornang Road
Scoresby, Victoria 3179
1800 675 714 (Free Call)
www.karcher.com.au
Technical specifications
Power connection
Voltage
Connected load
Mains fuse (slow-blow)
Protective class
Protection class
Water connection
Max. feed temperature
Min. feed volume
Max. feed pressure
Max. Suction height
Performance data
Working pressure
Max. permissible pressure
Water flow rate
Detergent flow rate
Recoil force of trigger gun
Hand-arm vibration
(ISO 5349)
Sound pressure level
LpA (EN60704-1)
Sound power level
LWA (2000/14/EG)
Dimensions
Length
Width
Height
Weight
230-240 V
1~50 Hz
2,1 kW
10 A
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IP X5
40 °C
10 I/min
0,6 MPa
0,5 m
12,5 MPa
14 MPa
7,5 I/min
0-0,2 I/min
20 N
1,3 m/s2
78 dB(A)
94 dB(A)
396 mm
364 mm
899 mm
16,2 kg
Subject to technical modifications!
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Assembly
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Spare Parts
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