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Pressure washer starts then stalls

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Common solutions for: Pressure washer starts then stalls
Solution 1:
Carburetor
The carburetor might be clogged. A clogged carburetor is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the pressure washer for a long period of time. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may evapo...rate, leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. This sticky fuel can clog up the carburetor and cause the engine to run stall. If the carburetor is clogged, try cleaning it with carburetor cleaner. If cleaning the carburetor isn’t effective, rebuild or replace the entire carburetor.
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Pressure Washer Carburetor
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Solution 2:
Carburetor Repair Kit
The carburetor might be clogged. A clogged carburetor is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the pressure washer for a long period of time. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may evapo...rate, leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. This sticky fuel can clog up the carburetor and cause the engine to run stall. If the carburetor is clogged, try cleaning it with carburetor cleaner. If cleaning the carburetor isn’t effective, rebuild or replace the entire carburetor.
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Pressure Washer Carburetor Repair Kit
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Solution 3:
Fuel Cap
As fuel is consumed by the engine, the level in the fuel tank lowers. To make up for this, the fuel cap uses a small vent to allow air to enter the tank. If the fuel cap vent is clogged, air won’t be ...able to enter the tank and a vacuum or “vapor lock” will occur. This stops the flow of fuel to the carburetor causing the engine to stall. To determine if the fuel cap vent is clogged, try slightly loosening the cap and then starting the engine. If loosening the fuel cap allows the engine to stay running it is likely clogged and will need to be replaced.
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Pressure Washer Fuel Cap
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Solution 4:
Fuel Filter
The fuel filter might be clogged. A clogged fuel filter is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the pressure washer for a long period of time. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may eva...porate, leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. This sticky fuel can clog up the fuel filter and cause the engine to stall. If old fuel was left in the pressure washer, drain the old fuel from the fuel tank and replace the fuel filter
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Pressure Washer Fuel Filter
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Solution 5:
Air Filter
The air filter may be clogged. If the air filter is clogged, the engine will get too much fuel and not enough air. As a result, the engine may stall. If the air filter is clogged, replace it....
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Pressure Washer Air Filter
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Solution 6:
Pre-Cleaner
The pre-cleaner might be clogged. However, this is rare....
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Pressure Washer Pre-Cleaner
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Solution 7:
Spark Arrestor
The spark arrestor is a small screen that prevents the engine from emitting sparks. Over time, the spark arrestor can become clogged with soot. If the spark arrestor is clogged, the engine may stall. ...To unclog the spark arrestor, remove it and clean it with a wire brush. You may also replace the spark arrestor.
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Pressure Washer Spark Arrestor
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