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This pressure washer should be stored in such a way
to protect it from freezing. Do not store this unit
outdoors or in an area where temperatures will fall
below 32º F. This can cause extensive damage to this
NOTE: Antifreeze needs to be added to pump if
expecting freezing temperatures or storing for longer
than 3 months.
Add antifreeze according to steps below:
• Be sure engine switch is in “OFF” position and
spark plug wire has been removed from spark
• Pull the trigger on the spray gun to release the
pressure in the high pressure hose. Detach high
pressure hose and garden hose from the unit.
• Pull the recoil on the engine 4 to 6 times to dis-
charge remaining water in pump.
• Tip the unit on the end with the water inlet fitting
• If unit will be stored where temperatures fall below
32°F, pour approximately 1/4 cup of non-toxic R.V.
antifreeze down the fitting where the water hose
attaches to the pump.
• Set unit upright and pull starter handle on engine 4
to 6 times to circulate antifreeze in pump until
antifreeze is discharged from the pump.
Preparing Pressure Washer for Storage
NOTE: If you do not plan to use your unit for 30 days
or more, unit should be prepared for storage.
IMPORTANT: It is important to prevent gum deposits
from forming in essential fuel system parts such as the
carburetor, fuel filter, hose or tank during storage.
Also, experience indicates that alcohol-blended fuels
(called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol) can
attract moisture which leads to separation and forma-
tion of acids during storage. Acidic gas can damage
the fuel system of an engine while in storage. To avoid
engine problems, the fuel system should be emptied
before storage of 30 days or longer. Never use engine
or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or
permanent damage may occur.
• First add a fuel stabilizer to the fuel tank.
• Run pressure washer for a full 5 minutes to allow
fuel stabilizer to enter the fuel system.
• Next shut off engine and disconnect the water
• Disconnect the spark plug wire and remove the
• Add one teaspoon of oil through the spark plug
• Place rag over spark plug hole and pull the recoil a
few times to lubricate the combustion chamber.
• Replace the spark plug, but do not connect the
spark plug wire.
CAUTION: While preparing the engine make
sure water supply is turned on and flowing to
the unit. NEVER run unit without water supply
running through pump. Failure to do so will
cause pump damage.