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Kärcher HD 2.8/20 Pb Operator's Manual

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Hd 2.8/20 Pb
Hd 2.5/27 Pb
Hd 3.0/30 Pb
Hd 3.7/35 Pb
Hd 3.0/40 Pb
Hd 3.5/32 Pb
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1.575-150.0 BG-282037
1.575-151.0 BG-252737
1.575-152.0 BG-303037
1.575-154.0 BG-373537
1.575-155.0 BG-304037
1.575-156.0 BG-353237



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  • Page 1 OPerATOr’S MANUAl MOdel Order # MOdel Hd 2.8/20 Pb 1.575-150.0 BG-282037 Hd 2.5/27 Pb 1.575-151.0 BG-252737 Hd 3.0/30 Pb 1.575-152.0 BG-303037 Hd 3.7/35 Pb 1.575-154.0 BG-373537 Hd 3.0/40 Pb 1.575-155.0 BG-304037 Hd 3.5/32 Pb 1.575-156.0 BG-353237 To locate your local Kärcher Commercial Pressure Washer Dealer nearest you, visit
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTeNTS Introduction & Important Safety Information .........4-5 Component Identification ................. 6 Assembly Instructions ................7 Operating Instructions................8-9 Detergents & Cleaning Techniques ............10 Shut Down and Clean-Up ..............11 Storage ....................11 Troubleshooting ..................12 Adjusting Unloader Valves ..............12 Preventative Maintenance ..............
  • Page 3: Introduction & Important Safety Information

    INTrOdUCTION & IMPOrTANT SAfeTy INfOrMATION Thank you for purchasing this Pressure Washer. WARNING: Risk of asphyxiation. WArNING Use this product only in a well We reserve the right to make changes at any time ventilated area. without incurring any obligation. 5.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Information

    IMPOrTANT SAfeTy INfOrMATION 14. Be certain all quick coupler fittings are secured WARNING: Flammable liquids WArNING can create fumes which can ig- before using pressure washer. nite, causing property damage WARNING: Protect machine from WArNING or severe injury. freezing. WARNING: Risk of explosion 15.
  • Page 5: Component Identification

    COMPONeNT IdeNTIfICATION Unloader Pump Protector Pump Straight Through Wand detergent Injector Spray Gun Inlet Trigger Screen Pressure Nozzle Garden Hose (not included) Starter Grip High Pressure Hose detergent Bucket (not included) Pump — Develops high pressure. Wand — Must be connected to the spray gun. Starter Grip—...
  • Page 6: Assembly Instructions

    ASSeMBly INSTrUCTIONS Carriage Bolts Hose/Spray Gun Handle Bolt Storage Bracket Alignment Holes Washer frame Assy. Studs STeP 1: Attach the handle to the STeP 2: Insert the carriage bolt STeP 3: Attach the spray gun/hose frame of the pressure washer. Note: through the holes from the outside storage handle, and bracket to It may be necessary to move the...
  • Page 7: Operating Instructions

    OPerATING INSTrUCTIONS Pump Oil dipstick engine Oil dipstick Oil Window STeP 1: Check engine oil level. Oil level should be level with the bottom STeP 2: Remove shipping cap and of the oil filler neck. Be sure the machine is level when checking the oil install oil dipstick.
  • Page 8 OPerATING INSTrUCTIONS (CONT.) On-Off Switch STeP 7: Turn the engine switch to "On" position. STeP 8: Pull the starter grip. If the engine fails to start after 2 pulls, squeeze the trigger gun to release pressure On Briggs engines, move the throttle lever to "Fast" and repeat step.
  • Page 9: Detergents & Cleaning Techniques

    deTerGeNTS & GeNerAl CleANING TeCHNIqUeS THerMAl PUMP PrOTeCTION WARNING: Some detergents WArNING may be harmful if inhaled or If you run the engine on your pressure washer for 1-2 ingested, causing severe nau- minutes without pressing the trigger on the spray gun, sea, fainting or poisoning.
  • Page 10: Shut Down And Clean-Up

    SHUTTING dOWN ANd CleAN-UP On-Off Switch STeP 1: Remove detergent suc- STeP 2: Turn off the engine. STeP 3: Turn off wa- tion tube from container and insert ter supply. into one gallon of fresh water. Slide nozzle forward for low pressure or to connect black detergent nozzle into wand quick coupler.
  • Page 11: Troubleshooting

    TrOUBleSHOOTING PrOBleM POSSIBle CAUSe SOlUTION lOW OPerATING Faulty pressure gauge Install new gauge. PreSSUre Use larger supply hose; clean filter at Insufficient water supply water inlet. Match nozzle number to machine and/or Old, worn or incorrect spray nozzle replace with new nozzle. Belt slippage Tighten or replace;...
  • Page 12: Preventative Maintenance

    PreveNTATIve MAINTeNANCe This pressure washer was produced with the best available materials and quality craftsmanship. However, you as the owner have certain responsibilities for the correct care of the equipment. Attention to regular preventative maintenance procedures will assist in preserving the performance of your equipment. Contact your dealer for maintenance.
  • Page 13: Models 1.575-150.0, 1.575-151.0 Exploded View

    Form #9.800-083.0 • Revised 01/08 • Printed in U.S.A.