Honda and WT40X Owner's Manual

Honda and WT40X Owner's Manual

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  • Page 2 The engine exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. Keep this owner’s manual This owner’s manual pump and should remain with the water pump if resold. The information and specifications effect...
  • Page 3 INTRODUCTION Congratulations on your certain you will be pleased water pumps on the market. We want to help you get the best results from your new water pump and to operate it safely. This manual to do that; please read it carefully. ou read this manual, &iq...
  • Page 4 INTRODUCTION A FEW WORDS ABOUT SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. water pump safely is an important To help you make informed operating procedures manual. This information hurt you or others. Of course, it is not practical hazards associated with operating must use your own good judgment.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

  • Page 7: Pump Safety

    PUMP SAFETY IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION Honda WT20X, WT30X, and WT40X pumps are designed water that is not intended result in injury to the operator property. Most accidents can be prevented manual and on the pump. below, along with the best way to protect yourself Operator Responsibility It is the operator’s...
  • Page 8 PUMP SAFETY Hot Exhaust The muffler becomes while after stopping while it is hot. Let the engine storing it indoors. To prevent fire hazards, from building walls place flammable objects close to the engine. Carbon Monoxide Hazard Exhaust gas contains exhaust gas.
  • Page 9: Safety Label Locations

    SAFETY LABEL LOCATIONS The labels shown here contain read them carefully. your pump. If a label comes off or becomes authorized Honda servicing PUMP CAUTION LABEL important These labels are considered dealer for a replacement. \~ETERSO~AL PRECAUTION! PUMP SAFETY safety information.
  • Page 10: Controls & Features

  • Page 11: Controls

    CONTROLS Fuel Valve Lever The fuel valve opens the connection between tank and the carburetor. The fuel valve lever must be in the ON position for the engine to run. When the engine leave the fuel valve position carburetor flooding the possibility of fuel leakage.
  • Page 12: Choke Lever

    CONTROLS & FEATURES Choke Lever The choke lever opens and closes the choke valve in the carburetor. CLOSED position the fuel mixture for starting engine. The OPEN position correct fuel mixture after starting, and for restarting warm engine. Throttle Lever The throttle lever controls engine speed.
  • Page 13: Recoil Starter Grip

    Recoil Starter Grip Pulling the starter grip operates STARTER GRIP FEATURES Oil Alert@ System The Oil Alert@ system by an insufficient amount the crankcase can fall below automatically stop the engine ON position). If the engine stops and will not restart, check the engine 29 ) before troubleshooting CONTROLS &...
  • Page 14: Before Operation

    BEFORE OPERATION ARE YOU READY TO GET STARTED? Your safety is your responsibility. significantly reduce your risk of injury. Knowledge Read and understand how to operate them. Familiarize yourself pumping. Know what to do in case of emergencies. Be sure of what you are pumping.
  • Page 15: Is Your Pump Ready To Go

    IS YOUR PUMP READY TO GO? For your safety, and to maximize is very important to take a few moments to check its condition. have your servicing Improperly or failing before operation, malfunction seriously Always inspection and correct any problem. Exhaust gas contains exhaust gas.
  • Page 16: Check The Suction And Discharge Hoses

    BEFORE OPERATION Check the Suction and Discharge Hoses Check the general serviceable condition Remember that the suction prevent hose collapse. Check that the sealing good condition (see page 17 ). Check that the hose connectors (see pages 17& 18). Check that the strainer suction hose (see page 17 ).
  • Page 17: Operation

    OPERATION SAFE OPERATING PRECAUTIONS To safely realize the full potential understanding of its operation its controls. Before operating IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION BEFORE OPERA TION. For your safety, avoid starting area, such as a garage. carbon monoxide gas which and cause illness or death. Pump only water...
  • Page 18: Pump Placement

    OPERATION PUMP PLACEMENT For best pump performance, use hoses that are no longer pump to produce the greatest output with the least self-priming head (pumping Maximum head specifications shown in the tables on pages 57,59 and 61 . The length, of the suction and discharge output.
  • Page 19: Suction Hose Installation

    SUCTION HOSE INSTALLATION Use the commercially hose clamp provided reinforced with a noncollapsible suction hose performance is best when the pump is near the water hoses are short. Use a hose clamp to securely hose in order to prevent hose connector sealing washer Install the strainer...
  • Page 20: Discharge Hose Installation

    OPERATION DISCHARGE HOSE INSTALLATION a commercially hose with the hose connector clamp provided with the pump. It is best to use a short, diameter hose, because reduce fluid friction pump performance. small-diameter hose will increase fluid friction output. Tighten the hose clamp prevent discharge from...
  • Page 21: Starting The Engine

    OPERATION STARTING THE ENGINE 1. Move the fuel valve lever to the ON position. FUEL VALVE LEVER 2. To start a cold engine, move the choke lever to the CLOSED position. To restart a warm engine, leave the choke lever in the OPEN position. CHOKE LEVER 3.
  • Page 22 OPERATION 4. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position. 5. Pull the starter grip lightly until you feel resistance, then pull briskly, Return the starter grip gently. STARTER GRIP...
  • Page 23: Setting Engine Speed

    6. If the choke lever was moved engine, gradually move it to the OPEN position SETTING ENGINE SPEED After starting the engine, for self-priming, and check pump output. Pump output is controlled throttle lever in the FAST direction moving the throttle output.
  • Page 24: Stopping The Engine

    OPERATION STOPPING THE ENGINE To stop the engine in an emergency, position. procedure. 1. Move the throttle lever to the SLOW position. 2. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position. sitiply Under normal conditions, turn the ignition switch to following THROTTLE LEVER \ .’...
  • Page 25 OPERATION 3. Turn the fuel valve lever to the OFF position. ’ v- After use, remove the case and cover drain plugs (see page42), drain the pump chamber. Remove the filler cap, and flush the pump chamber with clean, fresh water. Allow the water to drain from the...
  • Page 26: Servicing Your Honda Pump

    SERVICING YOUR HONQA PUMP THE IMPORTANCE OF MAINTENANCE Good maintenance is essential operation. It will also help reduce air pollution. Improperly or failure to correct a problem before operation, malfunction seriously Always maintenance schedules To help you properly a maintenance schedule, maintenance procedures...
  • Page 27: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE SAFETY Some of the most important cannot warn of every performing maintenance. should perform a given task. Failure to properly maintenance precautions seriously Always precautions Safety Precautions Make sure the engine repairs. This will eliminate -Carbon monoxide poisoning from engine exhaust. Be sure there is adequate engine.
  • Page 28: Maintenance Schedule

    SERVICING YOUR HONDA PUiMP MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE erform at every indicated month or operating hour Emission-related items. * Replace the paper air filter element only. Service more frequently when used in dusty areas. (2) These items should have the proper tools and are mechanically shop manual for service procedures.
  • Page 29: Refueling

    REFUELING Fuel tank capacities 0.95 US gal (3.6 Q ,0.79 Imp gal) WT20X: 1.59 US gal (6.0 Q , 1.32 Imp gal) WT30X: 1.72 US gal (6.5 Q , 1.43 Imp gal) WT40X: With the engine stopped, level. Refill the tank if the fuel level is low. Gasoline explosive.
  • Page 30: Fuel Recommendations

    SERVICING YOUR HONDA PUMP Refuel in a well-ventilated has been running, allow it to cool. Refuel carefully Do not fill the fuel tank above the fuel strainer tighten the fuel tank cap securely. Never refuel the engine reach flames or sparks. Keep gasoline barbecues, electric appliances, Spilled...
  • Page 31: Engine Oil Level Check

    ENGINE OIL LEVEL CHECK Check the engine oil level with position. 1. Remove the oil filler cap/dipstick 2. Insert and remove the dipstick Check the oil level shown on the dipstick. 3. If the oil level is low, fill to the edge of the oil filler recommended oil (see page 31).
  • Page 32: Engine Oil Change

    SERVICING YOUR HONDA PUMP ENGINE OIL CHANGE Drain the used oil while and completely. 1. Place a suitable container then remove the oil filler cap/dipstick 2.Allow the used oil to drain completely, and tighten it securely. Please dispose of used motor oil in a manner that is compatible the environment.
  • Page 33: Engine Oil Recommendations

    ENGINE OIL RECOMMENDATIONS Oil is a major factor 4-stroke automotive SAE low-30 is recommended in the chart may be used when the average temperature within the recommended TEMP -20 The SAE oil viscosity the oil container. category SJ oil. The recommended “C to 40 T).
  • Page 34: Air Filter Inspection

    SERVICING YOUR HONDA PUMP AIR FILTER INSPECTION 1. Unscrew wing remove air cleaner Check the air filter to be sure it is clean and in good condition. 2. If the air filter is dirty, clean it as described on page 33. Replace the air filter if it is damaged.
  • Page 35: Air Filter Cleaning

    AIR FILTER CLEANING A dirty air filter will restrict performance. If you operate filter more frequently SCHEDULE (see page 26 ). 1. Unscrew the wing air cleaner cover, the air cleaner cover. 2. Unscrew the wing air filter, remove filter. 3.
  • Page 36: Sediment Cup Cleaning

    SERVICING YOUR HONDA PUiVlP SEDIMENT CUP CLEANING 1. Move the fuel valve lever to the OFF position, sediment cup and O-ring. Gasoline explosive. You can be burned injured Stop the engine and keep heat, sparks, and flame away. Handle fuel only outdoors. Wipe up spills immediately.
  • Page 37: Spark Plug Service

    SPARK PLUG SERVICE In order to service (commercially available). Recommended Incorrect spark plugs can cause engine damage. 1. Disconnect the spark plug cap, and remove any dirt from around the spark plug area. 2. Remove the spark plug with a 13/16-inch SPARK PLUG CAP 3.
  • Page 38 SERVICING YOUR HONDA PU,MP 5. Install the spark plug carefully, 6.After the spark plug wrench to compress If reinstalling the used spark spark plug seats. If installing a new spark plug, tighten seats. A loose spark plug can overheat Over-tightening cylinder head.
  • Page 39: Idle Speed Adjustment

    IDLE SPEED ADJUSTMENT 1. Start the engine temperature. Dry operation will chamber is filled with water before starting 2. Move the throttle 3. Turn the throttle stop screw to obtain the standard Standard idle speed: WT20X: 1,400 % rpm SERVICING YOUR HONDA PUMP outdoors, and allow damage...
  • Page 40: Spark Arrester Service (Optional Equipment)

    SERVICING YOUR HONDA PUMP SPARK ARRESTER SERVICE (optional equipment) Your engine is not factory-equipped areas, it is illegal to operate local laws regulations. authorized Honda servicing spark arrester functioning as designed. If the engine has been running, muffler to cool before servicing 1.
  • Page 41 wT3OX and W4OX MUFFLER PROTECTOR 5 mm SCREW (211 MUFFLER’ 3. Use a brush to remove screen. Be careful to avoid damaging The spark arrester spark arrester if it is damaged. SPARK ARRESTER SCREEN 4. Install spark reverse order of disassembly. SERVICING YOUR HONDA PUMP SPARK ARRESTER carbon...
  • Page 42: Pump Casing Cleaning

    SERVICING YOUR HONDA PUMP PUMP CASING CLEANING After each use, clean the inside of the pump casing using the following procedure: Removal: 1. Remove the drain drain the water inside. 2. Loosen the pump cover knobs and open the pump cover holders. 3.
  • Page 43: Storage

    STORAGE PREPARATION Proper storage preparation troublefree and looking rust corrosion appearance, and will make the engine easier to start when you use the pump again. Cleaning 1. Wash the engine and pump. Wash the engine entering the air cleaner controls all other promotes rust.
  • Page 44: Fuel

    STORAGE 4. Stop the engine, and allow cool. 5. Remove the case drain plug and cover drain plug, and flush pump with clean, Allow the water to drain pump chamber, reinstall the drain plugs. 6. After the pump is clean and dry, touch up any damaged...
  • Page 45 Adding a Fuel Stabilizer to Extend Fuel Storage Life When adding a fuel stabilizer, only partially filled, during storage. sure that it contains 1. Add fuel stabilizer 2. After adding a fuel stabilizer, to be sure that treated gasoline in the carburetor. Dry operation chamber is filled with water before starting...
  • Page 46 STORAGE Draining the Fuel Tank and Carburetor 1. Place an approved a funnel to avoid spilling 2. Remove the carburetor fuel valve lever to the ON position. Gasoline explosive. You can be burned or seriously injured Keep heat, sparks, and flame away.
  • Page 47: Engine Oil

    Engine Oil 1. Change the engine oil (see page30 1. 2. Remove the spark plug (see page 35 1. 3. Pour a tablespoon 4. Pull the starter grip several times to distribute 5. Reinstall the spark plug. 6. Pull the starter grip slowly the starter pulley...
  • Page 48: Removal From Storage

    STORAGE Place the pump on a level surface. Tilting’can With the engine and exhaust dust. A hot engine materials. Do not use sheet plastic as a dust cover. A nonporous will trap moisture around REMOVAL FROM STORAGE Check your pump as described this manual.
  • Page 49: Transporting

    TRANSPORTING the pump has been running, minutes before loading engine exhaust materials. Keep the pump level when fuel leakage. Move the fuel valve lever to the OFF position. allow the engine the pump on the transport system burn transporting to reduce the possibility to cool for at least 15 vehicle.
  • Page 50: Taking Care Of Unexpected Problems

    TAKING CARE OF UNEXPECTED ENGINE Engine Will Not Start 1. Check control positions. 2. Check fuel. 3. Check engine level. 4. Remove and inspect spark plug. 5. Take engine to an authorized Honda servicing dealer, or refer to shop manual. Engine Lacks Power 1.
  • Page 51: Pump

    TAKING CARE OF UNEXPECTED PROBLEMS PUMP No Pump Output 1. Check pump chamber. 2. Check suction hose. 3. Measure suction and discharge head. 4. Check engine. Low Pump Output 1. Check suction hose. 2. Check discharge hose. 3. Measure suction and discharge head.
  • Page 52: Technical & Consumer Information

    TECHNICAL & CONSUMER TECHNICAL INFORMATION Serial Number Location Record the frame serial space below. You will need these serial numbers and when making technical Engine serial number: Frame serial number: jNFORMATION FRAME SERIAL NUMBER number and the engine or warranty inquiries SERIAL NUMBER serial...
  • Page 53: Carburetor Modification For High Altitude Operation

    TECHNICAL & CONSUMER Carburetor Modification At high altitude, the standard rich. Performance will decrease, very rich mixture will also foul the spark plug and cause hard starting. High altitude performance to the carburetor. If you always 5,000 feet (1,500 meters), buretor modification.
  • Page 54: Oxygenated Fuels

    TECHNICAL & CONSUMER IlilFORMATlON Oxygenated Fuels Some conventional ether compound. These oxygenated fuels. To meet clean United States emissions. If you use an oxygenated minimum octane rating requirement. Before using an oxygenated Some states/provinces pump. The following are the EPA-approved ETHANOL ~ (ethyl or grain alcohol) You may use gasoline...
  • Page 55: Emission Control System Information

    TECHNICAL&CONSUMER Emission Control System Information Source of Emissions combustion process nitrogen, and hydrocarbons. nitrogen is very important react to form photochemical monoxide does not react in the same way, but it is toxic. Honda utilizes lean carburetor emissions hydrocarbons. The U.S. and California Clean Air Acts EPA and California written instructions...
  • Page 56 TECHNICAL & CONSUMER INFORMATION Problems That May Affect Emissions If you are aware of any of the following inspected and repaired Hard starting or stalling Rough idle. Misfiring or backfiring Afterburning (backfiring). Black exhaust smoke or high fuel consumption. Replacement Parts The emission control...
  • Page 57: Air Index

    TECHNICAL & CONSUMER Air Index An Air Index Information accordance with Board. The bar graph is intended compare the emissions the Air Index, the less pollution. The durability description relating to the engine’s term indicates the useful-life system. your information. Descriptive Term Moderate Intermediate...
  • Page 58: Specifications

    TECHNICAL & CONSUMER Specifications WTPOX Dimensions and weight Length Width Height Dry weight Engine design and performance 1 Model Engine type Displacement [bore X stroke] Maximum output Maximum torque Cooling system Ignition system PTO shaft rotation Tuneup 1 Spark plug gap Idle speed Valve clearance (cold)
  • Page 59 TECHNICAL & CONSUMER WTZOX (continued) ‘ump Suction port diameter Discharge port diameter Total head (maximum) Suction head (maximum) Discharge capacity (maximum) Self-priming time Continuous running time Pump performance curve As total head increases, graph shows the relationship total head, while pumping 2.0 in (50 mm) 2.0 in (50 mm)
  • Page 60 TECHNICAL & CONSUMER IljJFORMATION ingine design and performance Model Engine type Displacement [bore X stroke] Maximum output Maximum torque Coolina svstem Ignition system PTO shaft rotation Tuneup Spark plug gap Idle speed Valve clearance (cold) Other specifications 1 GX240Kl 1 4-stroke, overhead valve, single cylinder 1 14.8 cu-in (242 cm3) 12.9 X 2.3 in (73 X 58 mm)] 8 PS (5.9 kW) at 3,600 rpm...
  • Page 61 TECHNICAL & CONSUMER W3OX (continued) art diameter Discharge port diameter Total head (maximum) Suction head (maximum) Icharge capacity (maximum) Self-priming time Continuous running time Pump performance curve As total head increases, graph shows the relationship total head, while pumping (fit) 131.
  • Page 62 TECHNICAL & CONSUMER INFORMATION wT4ox Dimensions and weight Length Width Height 1 Dry weight Engine design and performance Model Engine type Displacement ore X stroke] Maximum output Maximum torque Cooling system gnrtion system PI U shalt rotation Tuneup 1 Spark plug gap Idle speed Valve clearance (cold)
  • Page 63 TECHNICAL & CONSUMER WT40X (continued) Pump Suction port diameter Discharge port diameter Total head (maximum) Suction head (maximum) Discharge capacity (maximum) Self-priming time Continuous running time Pump performance curve As total head increases, graph shows the relationship head, while pumping total (ft) 131-...
  • Page 64: Consumer Information

    TECHNICAL & CONSUMER INFORMATION CONSUMER INFORMATION Honda Publications These publications maintaining and repairing Honda pump dealer. Shop Manual This manual covers complete It is intended to be used by a skilled technician. Parts Catalog This manual provides will give additional your pump.
  • Page 65: Warranty Service Information

    TECHNICAL & CONSUMER Warranty Service Information Servicing dealership be able to answer problem that your dealer does not solve to your satisfaction, discuss it with the dealership’s General Manager can help. Almost If you are dissatisfied contact management, Relations Office. You can write: American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
  • Page 66 MEMO...
  • Page 67: Quick Reference Information

    QUICK REFERENCE INFORMATION Type Fuel Capacity Type Engine Oil Capacity Type Spark Plug Idle speed Carburetor Before each First Maintenance 20 hours Subsequent Unleaded gasoline with a pump octane rating of 86 or higher (page 28 ) WT2ox: 0.95 US gal (3.6 0,0.79 WT3ox: 1.59 US gal (6.0 a, 1.32 Imp gal) WT4ox:...

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