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NOTE: When adding oil to the engine crankcase in the
future, use only high quality detergent oil rated with API
service classification SC, SD, SE, SF, SG rated SAE 30
weight. Use no special additives. Select the oil'sviscosity
grade according to your expected operating temperature.
colder 32°F warmer
5W30 _ SAE30
TO SEPARATION AND FORMATION OF ACIDS DURING
STORAGE. ACIDIC GAS CAN DAMAGE THE FUEL SYS-
TEM OF AN ENGINE WHILE IN STORAGE. TO AVOID
ENGINE PROBLEMS, THE FUEL SYSTEM SHOULD BE
EMPTIED BEFORE STORAGE OF 30 DAYS OR
LONGER. SEE "STORAGE" ON PAGE 17. NEVER USE
ENGINE OR CARBURETOR CLEANER PRODUCTS IN
THE FUEL TANK OR PERMANENT DAMAGE MAY OC-
Although multi-viscosity oils (5W30, 10W30, etc.) improve
starting in cold weather, these multi-viscosity oilswillresult
in increased oil consumption when used above 32°F.
Check your engine oil level more frequently to avoid possi-
ble damage from running low on oil. Oil sump capacity is
ADD ENGINE OIL:
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO CRANK OR START
THE ENGINE BEFORE IT HAS BEEN PROPERLY
SERVICED WITH THE RECOMMENDED OIL RE-
SULTS IN AN ENGINE FAILURE.
• Clean area around fuel fill cap, remove cap_
o Add "UNLEADED" regular gasoline, slowly, to fuel
o Install fuel cap and wipe up any spilled gasoline
TO TURN ON WASHER
= Attach one end of a garden hose to a cold water source.
Water supply should not exceed 140°F (55°C)_
= Check that high pressure hose is attached to pump
outlet and that water supply is attached to pump inlet,
= Turn ON water
Place pressure washer on a level surface and remove
one of yellow Oil Fill Caps (Fig. 18), insert clean funnel
in opening, and add engine oil from the enclosed bottle
until level is at point of overfiowing. Check engine oil
level before starting each time thereafter. If oil level is
below point of overflowing, fill to proper level Crank-
case oil capacity is about 620ml or 21 fluid ounces.
o Press trigger on gun and wand assembly to force air
from high pressure hose_
= Start engine according to "TO START THE ENGINE/'
TO START THE ENGINE
IMPORTANT: DO NOT RUN PUMP WITHOUT THE
WATER SUPPLY CONNECTED AND TURNED ON
OIL FILL OPENING
_!_ CAUTION: DO NOT OVERFILL THE FUEL TANK.
ALWAYS ALLOW ROOM FOR FUEL EXPANSION.
WARNING: NEVER FILL FUEL TANK INDOORS.
NEVER FILL FUEL TANK WHEN ENGINE IS RUN-
NING OR HOT. DO NOT LIGHT A CIGARETTE OR
SMOKE WHEN FILLING FUEL TANK.
,, Use regular UNLEADED gasoline with the pressure
washer engine. Regular leaded gasoline may also be
used if UNLEADED isnot available. Fuel tank capacity
is 4 U.S. gallons.
IMPORTANT: IT IS IMPORTANT TO PREVENT GUM
DEPOSITS FROM FORMING IN ESSENTIAL FUEL SYS-
TEM PARTS SUCH AS THE CARBURETOR, FUEL FIL-
TER, FUEL HOSE OR TANK DURING STORAGE. ALSO,
EXPERIENCE INDICATES THAT ALCOHOL-BLENDED
FUELS (CALLED GASOHOL OR USING ETHANOL OR
METHANOL) CAN ATTRACT MOISTURE WHICH LEADS
= Start, store and fuel the unit in a level position.
= Open fuel shut-off valve_
° Press trigger on pressure washer wand to relieve high
pressure and/or purge the inlet hose of air.
o Adjust safety latch on spray gun to the ON position_
This disables the trigger so you cannot inadvertently
actuate a high pressure spray (Fig. 19)_
= Locate the Run/Stop switch (Fig. 20 on Page 13) next
to the engine cylinder head and set itto RUN.
= Close the choke to FULL position (Fig. 21 on Page 13)
by sliding it to far position in direction indicated by arrow
on air cleaner housing
= Turn pressure control knob counterclockwise, two
turns from maximum pressure.