Generac 6565 Pressure Washer User Manual

1. Release the spray gun trigger.
2. Move the throttle control lever on the engine to the “LOW”
(turtle) position (Figure 30).
Figure 30 – Throttle Position
High Low
3. Turn the engine ON/OFF switch to the "OFF" position.
4. ALWAYS point the spray gun in a safe direction, and the
squeeze spray gun trigger to release retained high water
pressure. Engage the trigger lock when not in use.
5. Turn OFF the water supply.
IMPORTANT: The spray gun traps high water pressure, even when
the engine is stopped and the water is disconnected.
The high pressure stream of water that this equipment
produces can cut through skin and its underlying
tissues, leading to serious injury, possible amputation
or death. Spray gun traps high water pressure, even
when engine is stopped and water is disconnected,
which can cause injury.
• Keep the high pressure hose connected to the pump and spray gun
while the system is pressurized.
• ALWAYS point the spray gun in a safe direction, squeeze the
spray gun trigger to release high pressure every time you stop the
engine. Engage the trigger lock when not in use.
Regular maintenance will improve the performance and extend the life
of the power washer. See any qualified dealer for service.
The power washer’s warranty does not cover items that have been
subjected to operator abuse or negligence. To receive full value
from the warranty, the operator must maintain the power washer
as instructed in this manual, including proper storage as detailed in
Winter Storage and Long Term Storage.
Should you have questions about replacing components on your
power washer, please call 1-888-436-3722 for assistance.
Some adjustments will need to be made periodically to properly
maintain your power washer.
All service and adjustments should be made at least once each
season. Follow the requirements in the Maintenance Schedule chart.
Once a year you should clean or replace the spark plug, clean
or replace the air filter, and check the spray gun and nozzle
extension assembly for wear. A new spark plug and clean air filter
assure proper fuel-air mixture and help your engine run better
and last longer.
Follow the hourly or calendar intervals, whichever occurs first.
More frequent service is required when operating in adverse
First 5 Hours
Change engine oil
Every 8 Hours or Daily
Check/clean water inlet screen*
Check high pressure hose
Check detergent siphoning hose/filter
Check spray gun and assembly for leaks
Clean debris
Check engine oil level
Check pump oil level
Every 50 Hours or Every Season
Check/clean air cleaner filter**
Change pump oil**
Change engine oil**
Inspect muffler and spark arrester*
Every 100 Hours or Every Season
Service spark plug
* Clean if clogged. Replace if perforated or torn.
** Service more often under dirty or dusty conditions.
Maintenance, replacement, or repair of the emissions control
devices and systems may be performed by any non-road engine
repair establishment or individual. However, to obtain ”no
charge” emissions control service, the work must be performed
by a factory authorized dealer. See the Emissions Warranty.