INTRODUCTION & IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Thank you for purchasing this Pressure Washer.
We reserve the right to make changes at any time
without incurring any obligation.
The owner and/or user must have an understanding of
the manufacturer's operating instructions and warnings
before using this pressure washer. Warning information
should be emphasized and understood. If the operator
is not ﬂ uent in English, the manufacturer's instruc-
tions and warnings shall be read to and discussed
with the operator in the operator's native language by
the purchaser/owner, making sure that the operator
comprehends its contents.
Owner and/or user must study and maintain for future
reference the manufacturers' instructions.
The operator must know how to stop the machine
quickly and understand the operation of all controls.
Never permit anyone to operate the engine without
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
This manual should be considered a permanent
part of the machine and should remain with it if
machine is resold.
When ordering parts, please specify model and
serial number. Use only identical replacement parts.
This machine is to be used only by trained operator
WARNING: To reduce the risk of
injury, read operating instruc-
tions carefully before using.
PRIOR TO USE.
2. Know how to stop the machine and bleed pressure
quickly. Be thoroughly familiar with the controls.
3. Stay alert — watch what you are doing.
DANGER: Keep wand, hose, and
water spray away from electric
wiring or fatal electric shock
SPRAY AWAY FROM
1. Read the owner's manual
thoroughly. Failure to follow
instructions could cause
malfunction of the machine
and result in death, serious
bodily injury and/or property
All installations must comply
with local codes. Contact
your electrician, plumber,
utility company or the selling
distributor for speciﬁ c details.
9.800-103.0 - M • Karcher HDS 615-617
WARNING: This machine ex-
ceeds 85 db appropriate ear
protection must be worn.
MUST BE WORN
WARNING: High pressure spray
can cause paint chips or other
particles to become airborne
and ﬂ y at high speeds. To avoid
personal injury, eye, hand and
foot safety devices must be
5. Eye, hand, and foot protec-
tion must be worn when us-
ing this equipment.
6. Keep operating area clear of all persons.
WARNING: Flammable liquids
can create fumes which can
ignite, causing property dam-
age or severe injury.
WARNING: Risk of explosion —
Operate only where open ﬂ ame
RISK OF EXPLOSION:
or torch is permitted.
OPERATE ONLY WHERE
OPEN FLAME OR TORCH
WARNING: Risk of ﬁ re — Do not
add fuel when the product is
operating or still hot.
WARNING: Do not use gaso-
line crankcase draining or oil
containing gasoline, solvents
RISK OF FIRE.
or alcohol. Doing so will result
DO NOT ADD FUEL
in ﬁ re and/or explosion.
WARNING: Risk of ﬁ re — Do not
spray ﬂ ammable liquids.
7. Allow engine to cool for 1-2 minutes before refu-
eling. If any fuel is spilled, make sure the area is
dry before testing the spark plug or starting the
engine. (Fire and/or explosion may occur if this is
Gasoline engines on mobile or portable equipment
shall be refueled:
b. with the engine on the equipment stopped;
c. with no source of ignition within 10 feet of
the dispensing point; and
d. with an allowance made for expansion of the
fuel should the equipment be exposed to a
higher ambient temperature.