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oPeRAToR'S MANUAl
Model HdS 2.5/20 P Cage - 1.575-554.0
Model HdS 2.8/25 P Cage - 1.575-555.0
Model HdS 2.6/30 P Cage - 1.575-550.0
Model HdS 3.5/30 P Cage - 1.575-551.0
Model HdS 3.5/30 Pe Cage - 1.575-552.0
Model HdS 3.5/35 Pe Cage - 1.575-553.0
To locate your local Kärcher Commercial Pressure Washer Dealer nearest you,
please call 1-888-805-9852 or visit www.karchercommercial.us
9.800-079.0

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  • Page 1 MANUAl Model HdS 2.5/20 P Cage - 1.575-554.0 Model HdS 2.8/25 P Cage - 1.575-555.0 Model HdS 2.6/30 P Cage - 1.575-550.0 Model HdS 3.5/30 P Cage - 1.575-551.0 Model HdS 3.5/30 Pe Cage - 1.575-552.0 Model HdS 3.5/35 Pe Cage - 1.575-553.0 To locate your local Kärcher Commercial Pressure Washer Dealer nearest you,...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CoNTeNTS Introduction & Important Safety Instructions Component Identification Assembly Instructions Operating Instructions Detergents and Cleaning Tips Shut-Down and Clean Up Storage Maintenance 12-14 Troubleshooting 15-17 Maintenance & Oil Change Charts Exploded View - 554.0, 555.0 Exploded View - 550.0, 551.0, 552.0, 55.0 20-21 Exploded View Parts Lists 22-25...
  • Page 4: Introduction & Important Safety Instructions

    INTRodUCTIoN & IMPoRTANT SAFeTY INFoRMATIoN Thank you for purchasing a Hot Water Pressure WARNING: Flammable liquids WARNINg Washer. can create fumes which can ignite causing property damage All information in this manual is based on the latest or severe injury. product information available at the time of printing.
  • Page 5: Important Safety Information

    IMPoRTANT SAFeTY INFoRMATIoN 8. High pressure developed by these machines can WARNING: Only use recom- WARNINg cause personal injury or equipment damage. Use mended fuel. Using other fuels caution when operating. Do not direct discharge may result in a serious explosion stream at people, or severe injury and/ or death causing personal injury, property may result.
  • Page 6: Component Identification

    CoMPoNeNT IdeNTIFICATIoN gasoline Tank detergent Injector Pressure Switch Unloader discharge Collar Nipple quick Water Supply Coupler Hose (not included) Pump Spray battery box Wand Coupler Nozzle quick Swivel Coupler Connector brass Variable Pressure Soap Control wand Nozzle Control Wand Handle High Pressure Hose Trigger...
  • Page 7: Assembly Instructions

    ASSeMblY INSTRUCTIoNS Pressure Spray Soap Nozzle Nozzle Wand Coupler Safety Wand latch Coupler Wand Collar High Pressure Hose STeP 1: Attach the high STeP 2: Pull the spring-loaded collar STeP 3: Release the coupler collar pressure hose to the spray of the wand coupler back to insert your and push the nozzle until the collar gun using teflon tape on hose...
  • Page 8: Operating Instructions

    oPeRATINg INSTRUCTIoNS oil dipstick Tank STeP 1: Check engine oil level. Oil level should be level with the bottom STeP 2: Fill gas tank with unleaded of the oil filler neck. Be sure the machine is level when checking the oil gasoline.
  • Page 9 oPeRATINg INSTRUCTIoNS Throttle STeP 7: Turn the engine to "Run" position. STeP 8: Pull the starter grip. If the engine fails to start after 2 pulls, squeeze the trigger gun to release pressure and repeat step. Return starter gently. After the engine warms up enough to run smoothly, move choke to run position and throttle to fast position.
  • Page 10: Detergents And Cleaning Tips

    deTeRgeNTS ANd CleANINg TIPS THeRMAl PUMP PRoTeCTIoN WARNING: Some detergents WARNINg may be harmful if inhaled or in- If you run the engine on your pressure washer for -5 gested, causing severe nausea, minutes without pressing the trigger on the spray gun, fainting or poisoning.
  • Page 11: Shut-Down And Clean Up

    SHUTTINg doWN ANd CleAN-UP on-off Switch STeP 1: Remove detergent suction STeP 2: Turn off the engine. STeP 3: Tur n off water tube from container and insert into supply. 1 gallon of fresh water. Turn variable pressure wand handle for low pres- sure or connect the black detergent nozzle.
  • Page 12: Maintenance

    MAINTeNANCe During winter months, when temperatures drop below PReVeNTATIVe MAINTeNANCe 2°F, protecting your machine against freezing is nec- essary. Store the machine in a heated room. If this is not 1. Check to see that the water pump is properly lubri- possible then mix a 50/50 solution of anti-freeze/water cated.
  • Page 13: Rupture Disk

    MAINTeNANCe Rupture disk: burner Nozzle: If pressure from pump or thermal expansion should Keep the tip free of surface deposits by wiping it with a exceed safe limits, the rupture disk will burst allow- clean, solvent-saturated cloth, being careful not to plug ing high pressure to be discharged through hose to or enlarge the nozzle.
  • Page 14 MAINTeNANCe Fuel Pressure Adjustment: Coil Reinstallation: To adjust fuel pressure, turn the adjusting screw clock- Reinstall by reversing the above steps 4 through 1. wise to increase, counterclockwise to decrease. Do not Final Note: exceed 200 psi. NoTe: When changing the fuel pump, The 12 VDC burner systems can draw as much as 18 a bypass plug must be installed in the return port or the amps! For such burners to run properly, the battery and...
  • Page 15: Troubleshooting

    TRoUbleSHooTINg PRobleM PoSSIble CAUSe SolUTIoN loW oPeRATINg Water supply is insufficient Use larger supply hose; clean filter at water PReSSURe inlet. Spray nozzle is old, worn or Match the nozzle number to the machine incorrect and/or replace with new nozzle. Belt slips Tighten or replace belt;...
  • Page 16 TRoUbleSHooTINg PRobleM PoSSIble CAUSe SolUTIoN bURNeR WIll Burner nozzle is clogged Clean as required. NoT lIgHT Thermostat has malfunctioned Test and replace if needed. (continued from previous page) Fuel solenoid has malfunctioned Test and replace if needed. MACHINe Fuel is improper or water is in fuel Drain tank and replace contaminated fuel.
  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    TRoUbleSHooTINg PRobleM PoSSIble CAUSe SolUTIoN deTeRgeNT NoT Air is leaking Tighten all clamps. Check detergent lines for holes. dRAWINg Injector head may be blocked, Clean and make sure ball and spring behind dirty or damaged detergent hose barb or injector body are working properly.
  • Page 18: Maintenance & Oil Change Charts

    MAINTeNANCe CHARTS PReVeNTATIVe MAINTeNANCe This pressure washer was produced with the best available materials and quality craftsmanship. However, you as the owner have certain responsibilities for the correct care of the equipment. Attention to regular preventative maintenance procedures will assist in preserving the performance of your equipment. Contact your dealer for maintenance.
  • Page 19: Exploded View - 554.0, 555.0

    exPloded VIeW - 554.0, 555.0 ModelS For brake detail See Reversed View A-A (enlarged) Pg. 21 detail See Control box Illus. 50,103,104 Reversed View of Regulator 9.800-079.0 • REV. 11/06...
  • Page 20: Exploded View - 550.0, 551.0, 552.0

    exPloded VIeW - 550.0, 551.0, 552.0, 553.0 ModelS detail See Control box Illus. Reversed View of Component For brake Honda electric detail See Start only View A-A (enlarged) pg. 21 9.800-079.0 • REV. 11/06...
  • Page 21: Exploded View - 550.0, 551.0, 552.0, 55.0

    exPloded VIeW - 550.0, 551.0, 552.0, 553.0 ModelS Steam option Steam option 53, 69 electric Start Model only View A-A (enlarged) 9.800-079.0 • REV. 11/06...
  • Page 22: Exploded View Parts Lists

    exPloded VIeWS PARTS lIST ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 9.80-029.0 Tank Head Assembly, 16" Diameter x 8" Stack 9.800-006.0 Label, Hot/Caliente w/Arrows Warning 9.802-825.0 Clip, Retaining, U-Type 9.80-00.0 Retainer, Burner Insulation 9.80-14.0 Coil, Dura, 14.5" Dia., Sch 80 (550.0, 551.0, 552.0, 55.0) 9.80-095.0 Coil Assembly (554.0, 555.0) 9.80-027.0...
  • Page 23 exPloded VIeWS PARTS lIST ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 9.802-254.0 Hose, 1/4", Push-On, Fuel Line (Steam Option) 14 in. 9.802-075.0 Box, Battery, M-100 (552.0, 55.0) 9.802-076.0  Plate, Battery Box, Large, PolyPro (552.0, 55.0) 9.802-081.0 Tank, Fuel, 6 Gallon 9.802-089.0 Cap, Fuel Tank, Plastic H60-AV 9.802-82.0 Bolt, 5/16”...
  • Page 24: Exploded View Parts List

    exPloded VIeW PARTS lIST ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 9.802-816.0 Washer, 7/16" Lock (551.0, 552.0, 55.0) 9.802-958.0 Key, 0.185 SQR x 1.75" (554.0, 555.0) 9.802-959.0 Key, 0.247 SQR x 2.125 (550.0, 551.0, 552.0, 55.0) 9.802-754.0 Screw, 1/4" x 1/2" HH NC, Whiz Loc 9.802-77.0 Nut, 1/4"-20, ESNA 9.80-112.0...
  • Page 25: Exploded View Parts Lists

    exPloded VIeW PARTS lIST ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 9.802-512.0 Cable, Tie, 48" 9.802-459.0 Switch, MV60 Flow (Steam Option) 9.802-104.0 Bushing, /4" Snap (554.0, 555.0) 9.802-254.0 Hose, 1/4" Push-On (554.0, 555.0) 7” (550.0, 551.0, 552.0, 55.0) 11” 9.802-09.0 Elbow, 1/2" JIC x /8", 90° (Steam Option) 9.802-14.0 Elbow, 1/4"...
  • Page 26: Control Panel - 554.0, 555.0 & Parts List

    CoNTRol PANel exPloded VIeW - 554.0, 555.0 ModelS 5,25 Reversed View 554.0, 555.0 CoNTRol PANel PARTS lIST ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 9.802-528.0 Capacitor 9.802-51.0 Regulator, Voltage, 15 Volt 9.80-06.0 Box, Electrical 9.80-121.0 Assembly, Cover, Electrical Box 9.802-285.0 Thermostat, Adjustable, 02°F 9.802-456.0 Light, Indicator, Green 12 Volt 9.802-45.0...
  • Page 27 554.0, 555.0 CoNTRol PANel PARTS lIST ITEM PART NO. DESCRIPTION 9.802-206.0 Clamp, Hose 9.802-791.0 Nut, Cage, 10/2" x 16 Gauge 9.800-098.0 Label, Control Panel 9.802-802.0 Washer, 1/4", Flat, SAE 9.802-695.0 Nut, 10/2" Keps 9.802-771.0 Screw, 10/2" x /4" 9.802-759.0 Screw, 10/2" x 1/2" 9.80-048.0 Cap, Capacitor, 1.7 x 1.50 x .060 Blk, w/o Hole 9.80-840.0...
  • Page 28: Control Panel - 550.0, 551.0, 552.0, 55.0 & Parts List

    CoNTRol PANel - 550.0, 551.0, 552.0, 553.0 1, 23 550.0, 551.0, 552.0, 553.0 CoNTRol PANel PARTS lIST ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 9.802-285.0 Thermostat, Adjustable, 02°F 9.80-05.0 Cover, Electric Box, Black 9.802-759.0 Screw, 10/2" x 1/2" BHSOC, Black 9.802-485.0 Breaker, 1658-G41-02-P10-25A 9.802-525.0 Locknut, 1/2"...
  • Page 29 550.0, 551.0, 552.0, 553.0 CoNTRol PANel PARTS lIST ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 9.802-45.0 Switch, Curvette RA901VB-B-1-V, Carling 9.802-519.0 Strain Relief, 1/2" Metal, Two Screw 9.802-514.0 Strain Relief, Small 9.80-071.0 Box, Electric, Black 9.802-786.0 Nut, 5/16" Hex 9.802-50.0 Rectifier, Bridge (552.0, 55.0) 9.802-470.0 Relay, P &...
  • Page 30: Hose & Spray Gun Assembly & Parts List 0

    HoSe & SPRAY gUN ASSeMblY Pressure Nozzle HoSe & SPRAY gUN PARTS lIST ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 9.802-166.0 Coupler, /8" Female 9.802-100.0  Quick Coupler O-Ring LG 9.802-249.0 Hose, /8" x 50', 1 Wire, w/Coupler (All Models Except 55.0) 9.802-250.0 Hose Only, /8"...
  • Page 31: Downstream Injector Assembly

    doWNSTReAM INJeCToR ASSeMblY doWNSTReAM INJeCToR PARTS lIST ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 9.802-216.0 Injector, Detergent, Non-Adjusting # 9.802-215.0 Injector, Detergent, Non-Adjusting #2 9.802-210.0 Clamp, Hose, UNI .46 - .54 9.802-251.0 Tube, 1/4" x 1/2", Clear Vinyl 6 ft. 9.802-160.0 Strainer, 1/4", Hose Barb 9.800-079.0 •...
  • Page 32: Hose Reel Option

    HoSe Reel oPTIoN HoSe Reel PARTS lIST ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 9.802-166.0 Coupler, /8", Female, Brass 9.802-244.0 Hose, /8", 2 Wire Pressure Loop 9.802-269.0 Hose Reel, 100' Non-Pivot E-ZEE w/Pin Lock 9.802-767.0 Screw, /" x /4" HH NC, Whiz Loc 9.802-781.0 Nut, /8"...
  • Page 33 VbA35 UNloAdeR exPloded VIeW 9.803-899.0 kd 25 lPM @ 240 bAR 9.803-900.0 kM 25 lPM @ 240 bAR VbA35 UNloAdeR exPloded VIeW PARTS lIST ITeM PART # deSCRIPTIoN kIT qTY ITeM PART # deSCRIPTIoN kIT qTY 9.80-901.0 Body Valve (KM) 9.80-916.0 Spring 9.80-902.0 Body Valve (KD) 9.80-917.0 Poppet...
  • Page 34: Kg Pump Exploded View And Parts List

    kg PUMP exPloded VIeW 9.803-822.0 kg2530g ToRqUe SPeCS Item # Ft.-lbs kg PUMP exPloded VIeW PARTS lIST ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 70-020292 Crankcase 70-140001 Washer See Kit Below Plunger Oil Seal 70-06006 Copper Washer /8" 70-060181 O-Ring Ø1.78 x 28.0 70-160117 Brass Plug /8"...
  • Page 35 kg PUMP exPloded VIeW PARTS lIST (CoNT) ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 70-000105 Crankshaft Seal 8* 70-00211 Plunger Nut 9* See Kit Below Plunger, 15mm 40* 70-140027 Copper Spacer 41* 70-06010 O-Ring Ø1.78x5.28 42* 70-00091 Teflon Ring 70-00020 Plunger Rod 70-150204 Connecting Rod Pin 70-010008 Connecting Rod...
  • Page 36 kg-1 PUMP exPloded VIeW 9.803-819.0 kg3035g1 9.803-820.0 kg3535g1 9.803-821.0 kg4030g1 ToRqUe SPeCS Item # Ft.-lbs kg-1 PUMP exPloded VIeW PARTS lIST ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 70-020292 Crankcase 70-06006 Copper Washer /8" See Kit Below Plunger Oil Seal 70-160117 Brass Plug /8"...
  • Page 37 kg-1 PUMP exPloded VIeW PARTS lIST (CoNT) ITeM PART No. deSCRIPTIoN 70-000109 Crankshaft Seal 70-00211 Plunger Nut See Kit Below Plunger, 15mm 70-140027 Copper Spacer 70-06010 O-Ring Ø1.78x5.28 70-00091 Teflon Ring 70-00020 Plunger Rod 70-150204 Connecting Rod Pin 70-010008 Connecting Rod 70-140102 Spring Washer 70-18012...
  • Page 38 SPeCIFICATIoNS beCkeTT bURNeR SPeCIFICATIoNS Model # Burner Assy # Fuel Nozzle Transformer Burner Motor Fuel Pump/ Fuel Pump/ Electrode Solenoid Cord Solenoid Coil 1.575-554.0 9.802-554.0 9.802-585.0 9.802-663.0 9.802-638.0 9.802-562.0 9.802-639.0 9.802-670.0 1.575.555.0 9.802-554.0 9.802-585.0 9.802-663.0 9.802-638.0 9.802-562.0 9.802-639.0 9.802-670.0 1.575-550.0 9.802-560.0 9.802-582.0 9.802-663.0 9.802-638.0 9.802-562.0 9.802-639.0 9.802-670.0 1 .575-551.0 9.802-560.0 9.802-575.0...
  • Page 39 LIMITED NEW PRODUCT Phone: 888-805-9852 WARRANTY—COMMERCIAL Fax: 800-248-8409 PRESSURE WASHERS www.karchercommercial.us WHAT T HIS WARRANTY COVERS All Kärcher commercial pressure washers are warranted by Kärcher to the original purchaser to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use, for the periods specified below. This Limited Warranty, subject to the exclusions shown below, is calculated from the date of the original purchase, and applies to the original components only. Any parts replaced under this warranty will assume the remainder of the pressure washer’s warranty period. FIVE YEAR PARTS AND ONE Y EAR LABOR WARRANTY Components manufactured by Kärcher, such as frames, handles, float tanks, fuel tanks, belt guards, and heating coils. Internal compo- nents on the oil-end of Kärcher pumps have a 5 year warranty. Heating coils are pro-rated at 25% after 2 years. Stainless steel coils have a 10 year warranty. ONE YEAR PARTS AND ONE YEAR LABOR WARRANTY All other components, excluding normal wear items as described below, will be warranted for one year on parts and labor. Parts and labor warranty on these parts will be for one year regardless of the duration of the original component manufacturer’s part warranty. WARRANTY PROVIDED BY OTHER MANUFACTURERS Motors, generators, and engines, which are warranted by their respective manufacturers, are serviced through these manufacturers’ local authorized service centers. Kärcher is not authorized and has no responsibility to provide warranty service for such components. Motors manufactured outside of the United States will be warranted by Kärcher. WHAT THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER This warranty does not cover the following items: Normal wear items, such as nozzles, spray guns, discharge hoses, wands, quick couplers, seals, filters, gaskets, O-rings, packings, pistons, pump valve assemblies, strainers, belts, brushes, rupture disks, fuses, pump protectors. Any components or other devices incorporated into a Kärcher product that are not manufactured by Kärcher, including, but not limited to gasoline engines, pumps, etc. Defects caused by improper or negligent operation or installation, accident, abuse, misuse, neglect, unauthorized modifications, Kärcher repair or maintenance of the product by persons other than authorized representatives of , including, but not limited to, the failure of the Customer to comply with recommended product maintenance schedules.
  • Page 40 Form #9.800-079.0 • Revised 11/06 • Printed in U.S.A.