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Troubleshooting Guide - Black & Decker 598111-01 Instruction Manual

Black & decker compact electric power washer instruction manual
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598111-01,PW1300 manual

TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE

Symptom
Cause
Motor does not start.
Unit not plugged in.
On/Off switch is in the Off
position.
Wand trigger not being
squeezed.
GFCI tripped.
Unit does not reach
Water faucet not fully
high pressure.
turned on.
Water inlet filter clogged.
Nozzle worn.
Pump is sucking air.
Water supply restricted.
Output pressure
Not enough inlet water
varies high/low.
supply.
Pump is sucking air.
H
B1
Water inlet filter clogged.
B
Discharge nozzle is
obstructed.
No detergent.
Detergent container is empty.
Detergent bottle or suction
tube not properly
connected.
Detergent is too thick.
Filter on detergent suction
tube is clogged.
Damaged or clogged
detergent suction tube.
Discharge nozzle is
obstructed.
Garden hose
Loose fittings.
connection leaks.
Missing/worn rubber
washer.
Spray wand or
Spray wand not properly
extension leaks.
attached.
1/31/05
1:51 PM
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Solution
Plug in power cord.
Turn switch to the "On" position.
Squeeze trigger with switch in
"ON" position.
Press reset button at GFCI on plug
end of cord.
Open water valve fully.
Remove filter and rinse to clean.
Contact B&D Customer Service
Representative at 1-800-544-6986.
Check that hoses and fittings are air
tight. Turn off machine and purge
pump by squeezing trigger gun until a
steady flow of water emerges from the
nozzle.
Check water hose for kinks, leaks and
blockage.
Turn water on full force - check hose
for leaks and kinks.
Check that hoses and fittings are air
tight. Turn off machine and purge
pump by squeezing trigger gun until a
steady flow of water emerges from the
nozzle.
Unscrew inlet connector (B) and remove
inlet filter (B1) FIG. H. Rinse to clean, then
replace filter and inlet connector.
Blow out or remove debris.
Add more detergent.
Check connections.
Use detergent recommended for use
in pressure washers only.
Run warm water through filter to
remove debris.
Remove obstruction or replace
detergent suction tube.
Blow out or remove debris.
Tighten fittings.
Replace washer in hose adapter.
Insert the spray wand into the wand
extension. Push in and turn to lock
spray wand into place.
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