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Old 04-05-2014, 04:16 PM   #1
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Pressure Power Washer help

I was wondering if anyone has any experience with pressure washers on this forum. It is a Honda motor, Comet pump and Pulsar unloader valve. Im basically not getting any pressure out of the wand.

everyone is saying its the unloader valve, but I dont see what could possibly go wrong with it after I took it apart. The bottom of the valve contains a ball but no spring? Can anyone explain the operation of an unloader valve.

Im thinking it somewhere in the pump, but again I cant see what could go wrong? IM thinking I have a clog somwhere maybe but I dont know. Could I be losing pressure in the wand? There isnt any signifigant water leaks, just a drip here or there.

The washer was working fine last season. How could test the parts to see if theyre working correctly.

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Old 04-05-2014, 04:33 PM   #2
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Have you pulled the water inlet screen and cleaned it ?
Usually it is located right were the garden hose is attached to the the unit.

A dirty screen will not provide adequate flow to the pump.
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