GreenWorks GPW 1800 Operator's Manual

GreenWorks GPW 1800 Operator's Manual

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1800 PSI / 1.1 GPM
ELECTRIC PRESSURE WASHER
GPW 1800
OPERATOR'S MANUAL
TOLL-FREE HELPLINE: 1-888-90WORKS
(888.909.6757)
Read all safety rules and instructions carefully before operating this tool.
www.greenworkstools.com

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  • Page 1 1800 PSI / 1.1 GPM ELECTRIC PRESSURE WASHER GPW 1800 OPERATOR’S MANUAL TOLL-FREE HELPLINE: 1-888-90WORKS (888.909.6757) Read all safety rules and instructions carefully before operating this tool. www.greenworkstools.com...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    INSTRUCTION Imporatant Safety Instructions………………………………………………………........3-4 Specific Safety Rules……………………………………………………………….........5-6 Symbols………………………………………………………………………………........7-8 Electrical………………………………………………………………………………..........9 Know Your Pressure Washer…………………………………………………………........10 Packing List..............................11 Assembly………………………………………………………………………………........12-16 Operation………………………………………………………………………...........17-21 Maintenance……………………………………………………………............22-23 Troubleshooting……………………………………………………………………….........24-26 Warranty…………………………………………………………………………………….......27 Exploded View…………………………………………………………………………........….28 Parts List…………………………………………………………………………………......29-30 PROdUCT SPECIFICATION Universal Motor……………………………………………………….........120V,60Hz,13Amps Max. Pounds Per Square Inch Pressure……………………………………........1800psi Rated Gallons Per Minute………………………………………………………........1.1gpm Maximum Inlet Water Temperature……………………………………………..……....104°F(40℃) Cleaning Units..........................1980 C.U Unit Weight…………………………………………………………...........22.9lbs(10.4kg) EN - 2...
  • Page 3: Imporatant Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS W A R N I N G Read and understand all instructions. Failure to follow all instructions listed below may result in electric shock, fire, and/or serious personal injury. W A R N I N G When using this product, basic precautions should always be followed. REAd ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THIS PROdUCT ■...
  • Page 4: Extension Cords

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS EXTENSION CORdS When using a power tool at a considerable distance from a power source, be sure to use an extension cord that has the capacity to handle the current the product will draw. An undersized cord will cause a drop in line voltage, possibly resulting in overheating, loss of power, and/or circuit breaker or GFCI tripping.
  • Page 5: Specific Safety Rules

    SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES ■ Know your product. Read the operator’s manual carefully. Learn the machine’s applications and limitations as well as the specific potential hazards related to this product. ■ To reduce the risk of injury, keep children and visitors away. All visitors should wear safety glasses and be kept a safe distance from the work area.
  • Page 6: Specific Safety Rules

    SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES ■ Make sure your extension cord is in good condition. When using an extension cord, be sure to use one heavy enough to carry the current your product will draw. A wire gauge size (A.W.G.) of at least 12 is recommended for an extension cord 25 feet or less in length. If in doubt, use the next heavier gauge.
  • Page 7: Symbols

    SYMBOLS Some of the following symbols may be used on this product. Please study them and learn their meaning. Proper interpretation of these symbols will allow you to operate the product better and safer. SYMBOL NAME DESIGNATION/EXPLANATION Volts Voltage Amperes Current Hertz Frequency (cycles per second)
  • Page 8: Symbols

    If you do not understand the warnings and instructions in the operator’s manual, do not use this product. Call GREENWORKS customer service for assistance. The operation of any power tool can result in foreign objects being thrown into your eyes, which can result in severe eye damage.
  • Page 9: Electrical

    ELECTRICAL W A R N I N G The double insulated system is intended to protect the user from shock resulting from a break in the product’s internal insulation. Observe all normal safety precautions to avoid electrical shock. dOUBLE INSULATEd Double insulation is a concept in safety in electric power tools, which eliminates the need for the usual three-wire grounded power cord.
  • Page 10: Know Your Pressure Washer

    KNOW YOUR PRESSURE WASHER The safe use of this product requires an understanding of the information on the tool and in this operator’s manual as well as a knowledge of the project you are attempting. Before use of this product, familiarize yourself with all operating features and safety rules.
  • Page 11: Packing List

    1800 PSI / 1.1 GPM Assemble pressure washer gun to spray wand. heel ELECTRIC PRESSURE WASHER GPW 1800 USING DETERGENT Put pressure washer detergent in detergent tank. Connect desired pressure tip. asher Install blue or black soap nozzle.
  • Page 12: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY UNPACKING This product requires assembly. ■ Carefully remove the product and any accessories from the box. Make sure that all items listed in the packing list are included. W A R N I N G Do not use this product if any parts on the Packing List are already assembled to your product when you unpack it.
  • Page 13 ASSEMBLY ASSEMBLING THE WHEEL (See Figure 3.) ■ Insert the axle through the wheel. ■ Slide the washer over the axle pass the pin hole. ■ Insert the axle and wheel through the frame. Insert the pin through the hole to firmly fasten the wheel assembly.
  • Page 14 ASSEMBLY ASSEMBLING THE HANdLE (See Figure 5.) ■ Push and hold the push-pin buttons on each side of the upper handle assembly (1) as you slide the handle onto the lower frame (2). NOTE: Before use, pull the handle up until the push-pin buttons snaps through the locking slots to secure the handle place.
  • Page 15 ASSEMBLY CONNECTING HIGH PRESSURE HOSE TO PRESSURE WASHER (See Figure 7.) 1. Remove the hose connector cap. 2. Connect the other end of the hose to the hose connector, secure in place by turning the hose lock clockwise until fully tightened. Hose Connector Hose Fig.
  • Page 16 ASSEMBLY CONNECTING THE GARdEN HOSE (See Figure 9.) C A U T I O N : Always observe all local regulations when connecting hoses to the water main. Some areas have restrictions against connecting directly to public drinking water supply to prevent the feedback of chemicals into the drinking water supply.
  • Page 17: Operation

    OPERATION USING THE SPRAY TIPS (See Figure 10.) Each of the spray tips has a different spray pattern. Before starting any cleaning job, determine the best spray tip for the job. The following chart offers some general guidelines to help you choose the best spray tip for your application.
  • Page 18: Starting/Stopping Pressure Washer

    OPERATION STARTING ANd STOPPING THE PRESSURE WASHER (See Figure 11.) C A U T I O N : Do not run the pump without the water supply connected and turned on. ■ Connect the garden hose. ■ Turn the garden hose on then squeeze the trigger and run water hose with motor in OFF position until a steady stream of water appears.
  • Page 19 OPERATION USING THE SPRAY WANd TRIGGER (See Figure 12.) For greater control and safety, keep both hands on the trigger handle at all times. ■ Pull back and hold the trigger to operate the pressure washer. ■ Release the trigger to stop the flow of water through the tip. TO ENGAGE THE LOCK-OUT: ■...
  • Page 20 OPERATION dETERGENT AddING ANd USE (See Figure 14-1.) Use only detergents designed for pressure washers; household detergents, acids, alkalines, bleaches, solvents, flammable material, or industrial grade solution can damage the pump. Many detergents may require mixing prior to use. Prepare cleaning solution as instructed on the solution bottle.
  • Page 21: Moving The Pressure Washer

    OPERATION W A R N I N G Do not allow familiarity with the product to make you careless. Remember that a careless fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict serious injury. W A R N I N G Always wear eye protection with side shields marked to comply with ANSI Z87.1.
  • Page 22: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE W A R N I N G When servicing, use only identical replacement parts. Use of any other parts may create a hazard or cause product damage. W A R N I N G Before inspecting, cleaning or servicing the machine, turn off the unit, unplug from the outlet, pull trigger to release water pressure and disconnect the high pressure hose.
  • Page 23 MAINTENANCE ■ Using the spray tip cleaning tool provided, free any foreign materials clogging or restricting the spray tip opening. Refer to Fig. 15 ■ Using a garden hose, flush debris out of the spray tip by back flushing (running the water through the spray tip backwards or from the outside to the inside).
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION On/Off switch is in the Turn switch to the “ON” ( | ) position. “OFF” (O) position. Power cord is not Plug in power cord. plugged in. Electrical outlet does not supply adequate Try a different outlet. Motor will not start.
  • Page 25 TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION Detergent is too thick. Dilute detergent. Filter on detergent Run warm water through filter to remove build- suction tube is clogged. Detergent is not coming Damaged or clogged out. Remove obstruction or replace detergent detergent suction suction tube.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION Supply voltage below Verify that only the pressure washer is running minimum. on this circuit. System has residual Turn unit “OFF”, squeeze trigger on spray pressure. wand to release pressure, then turn unit "ON". Voltage loss due to Unplug any extension cords attached and plug Motor buzzes but fails to extension cord.
  • Page 27: Warranty

    GREENWORKS™ hereby warranties this product, to the original purchaser with proof of purchase, for a period of one (1) years against defects in materials, parts or workmanship. GREENWORKS™, at its own discretion will repair or replace any and all parts found to be defective, through normal use, free of charge to the customer.
  • Page 28: Exploded View

    EXPLODED VIEW EN - 28...
  • Page 29: Parts List

    PARTS LIST ITEM NO. PART NO. dESCRIPTION 349011923 Foam grip 349011824 Belt 331011923 Upper handle 311211923 Gun holder assy 322011628 Screw 322021822 311221923 Spray tip panel assy 312001923 0 degree nozzle 312251923 25 degree nozzle 312401923 40 degree nozzle 34139319 Soap nozzle 341111635 Cord arm basement...
  • Page 30: Parts List

    PARTS LIST ITEM NO. PART NO. dESCRIPTION 32222301A Nut M6 341041923 Soap tank 342011635 Soap tank cap 341071923 Suction hose connector 34900365 Suction hose 341161635 Foot pad 322011635 Screw 311231923 Wheel assy 3320303 Screw 3410801 Power cord clamp 32209302A Screw 311241923 Switch box assy 30303301...
  • Page 31 TOLL-FREE HELPLINE: 1-888-90WORKS (888.909.6757) Rev: 00 (14-10-13)

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