Craftsman D25083 Pressure Washer User Manual

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IMPORTANT: It is important to prevent
gum deposits from forming in essential
fuel system parts such as the carbure-
tor, fuel filter, hose or tank during stor-
age. Also, experience indicates that al-
cohol-blended fuels (called gasohol or
using ethanol or methanol) can attract
moisture which leads 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 sys-
tem 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
Engine Preparation
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.
While preparing the
engine make sure
water supply is turned on and flow-
ing to the unit. NEVER run unit
without water supply running
through pump. Failure to do so will
cause pump damage.
Next shut off engine and discon-
nect the water supply.
Disconnect the spark plug wire
and remove the spark plug.
Add one teaspoon of oil through
the spark plug hole.
Place rag over spark plug hole
and pull the recoil a few times to
lubricate the combustion cham-
Replace the spark plug, but do
not connect the spark plug wire.
It is recommended that you follow
these steps to protect the internal
seals of the pressure washer when
storing the unit for an extended
NOTE: If storing the unit for more
than 30 days RV antifreeze or wind-
shield washer fluid needs to be run
through the pump. This helps pre-
vent damage within the pump head.
RV antifreeze or windshield washer
fluid is not only added for winteriz-
ing, but for proper lubrication
regardless of temperature or envi-
ronment. Storing the pump less than
30 days does not require the RV
antifreeze or windshield washer
1. Obtain a funnel, six ounces of RV
antifreeze or windshield washer
fluid, and approximately 12 inches
of garden hose with a male hose
connector attached to one end.
Use only RV
antifreeze. Any
other antifreeze is corrosive and can
damage pump.
2. Disconnect spark plug wire.
3. Disconnect high pressure hose
from pump and from spray gun.
4. Connect 12 inch length of hose to
water inlet of pump.
5. Add RV antifreeze or windshield
washer fluid to hose as shown.