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Shut Down & Clean-Up; Storage - Kärcher HDS 3.9/30 Operator's Manual

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STEP 1: Re move detergent suc tion
tube from container and insert into
one gallon of fresh water. Open de-
ter gent metering valve. Pull trig ger
on spray gun and si phon water for
one minute. Close detergent valve.
Water
Inlet
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STEP 4: Press trig-
STEP 5: Disconnect the garden
ger to re lease wa-
hose from the water inlet on the
ter pres sure.
machine.
CAUTION: Al ways store your pressure washer in a
lo ca tion where the temperature will not fall be low
32°F (0°C). The pump in this machine is sus cep ti ble
to permanent dam age if fro zen. FREEZE DAM AGE
IS NOT COV ERED BY WARRANTY.
1. Stop the pressure washer, squeeze spray gun
trig ger to release pressure.
2. Detach water supply hose and high pressure
hose.
3. Turn on the machine for a few seconds, until
re main ing water exits. Turn engine off im me di ate ly.
4. Drain the gas and oil from the engine.
5. Do not allow high pressure hose to become
kinked.
6. Store the machine and accessories in a room which
does not reach freezing temperatures.
CAUTION: Fail ure to follow the above di rec tions will
result in dam age to your pres sure washer.
When the pres sure washer is not being operated or is
be ing stored for more than one month, follow these
in struc tions:
1. Replenish engine oil to up per level.
2. Drain gas o line from fuel tank, fuel line, fuel valve
and carburetor.
3. Pour about one teaspoon of engine oil through
the spark plug hole, pull the starter grip several
SHUTTING DOWN AND CLEAN-UP
STEP 2: Turn off the engine.
Garden
Hose
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STORAGE

HDS 600-606
On-Off
Switch
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High Pressure
Outlet
STEP 6: Disconnect the high
p r e s s u r e h o s e f r o m h i g h
pres sure out let.
times and re place the plug. Then pull the starter
grip slow ly until you feel increased pressure which
indicates the pis ton is on its compression stroke and
leave it in that position. This closes both the intake
and ex haust valves to prevent rusting of cyl in der.
4. Cover pressure washer and store in a clean, dry
place that is well ventilated away from open fl ame
or sparks. NOTE: Use of a fuel additive, such as
®
STA-BIL
, or an equivalent, will minimize the for mu -
la tion of fuel deposits during storage. Such ad di tives
may be added to the gasoline in the fuel tank of the
engine, or to the gasoline in a storage con tain er.
After Extended Storage
CAUTION: Prior to restarting, thaw out any
pos si ble ice from pressure washer hos es,
spray gun or wand.
Engine Maintenance
During the winter months, rare atmospheric conditions
may develop which will cause an icing con di tion in the
car bu re tor. If this de vel ops, the engine may run rough,
lose power and may stall. This temporary condition can
be overcome by defl ecting some of the hot air from the
en gine over the carburetor area. NOTE: Refer to the
en gine man u fac tur er's manual for service and main te-
nance of the engine.
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STEP 3: Tur n off water
sup ply.
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STEP 7: En gage
t h e s p r a y g u n
safe ty lock.
Safety
Latch
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