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Transport; Storage; Finish Operation; Storing The Appliance - Kärcher K 5.490 User Instruction

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Finish operation

Only separate the high-pressure hose from
the trigger gun or the appliance while there
is no pressure in the system.
 After working with detergent, suspend
detergent suction hose in a container
filled with clear water, switch the appli-
ance on for around 1 minute once the
spray lance has been removed and
rinse until water runs clear.
 Release the lever on the trigger gun.
 Turn off the appliance "0/OFF".
 Turn off tap.
 Detach the appliance from the water
 Press the lever on the trigger gun to re-
lease any remaining pressure in the
 Lock the lever on the trigger gun.
 Pull out the mains plug.


In order to prevent accidents or injuries,
keep in mind the weight of the appliance
during transport (see Specifications).

When transporting by hand

 Pull the appliance by its transport han-

When transporting in vehicles

 Secure the appliance against shifting
and tipping over.
 Empty the detergent tank before trans-
porting in horizontal position.
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In order to prevent accidents or injuries,
keep in mind the weight of the appliance
when selecting a storage location for it (see

Storing the Appliance

 Park the machine on an even surface.
 Wind the entire high pressure hose onto
the hose drum by rotating the hand
crank counter-clockwise.
 Insert the trigger gun in its holder.
 Stow away the mains cable and acces-
sory at the machine. Store the appli-
ance in a dry room.
Prior to extended storage periods, as dur-
ing the winter, also observe the instructions
in the Care section.

Frost protection

Protect the appliance and its accessories
against frost.
The appliance and its accessories can get
destroyed through frost if there are any wa-
ter residues in them. To avoid damage to
 Completely drain all water from the ap-
pliance: Switch the appliance on with
detached high-pressure hose and de-
tached water supply (max. 1 minute)
and wait, until no more water exits at the
high-pressure connection. Turn off the
 Store the appliance and the entire ac-
cessories in a frost-safe room.



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