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Kärcher HD 2.3/24 P / CD-23243 Operator's Manual page 13

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PRObLEM
PRESENCE Of
WATER
IN PUMP OIL
ENgINE STRAINS
UNDER LOAD
OIL SqUIRTS OUT Of
OIL CAP ON PUMP
ENgINE OPERATES
fOR 15 MINUTES
THEN STOPS
WATER DRIPPINg
fROM UNDER PUMP
OIL DRIPPINg
ExCESSIvE
vIbRATION IN
DELIvERy LINE
WATER LEAkINg
fROM PUMP
PROTECTOR
TROUbLESHOOTINg
POSSIbLE CAUSE
Water sprayed at machine
High humidity in air
Piston packing worn. Oil seal worn Check and replace if necessary.
Engine governor misadjusted
Incorrect spray nozzle
Obstruction in spray nozzle
Misadjusted unloader valve
Engine low or out of oil
Pump low or out of oil
Obstruction in hose, fitting
Gasoline engine altitude
Pump overfilled with oil
Not enough gas or engine oil
Vapor lock developed by heat of
day
Obstruction in fuel filter
Piston packing worn
O-ring plunger retainer worn
Cracked piston
Oil seal worn
Irregular functioning of the valves
Spray gun closed with machine
running 5 minutes or longer.
Excessive water supply pressure
9.800-087.0 • Rev. 10/09
SOLUTION
Change oil. Direct spray away from ma-
chine.
Check and change oil twice as often.
Readjust governor on engine. Take to local
engine representative for adjustment.
Install proper nozzle size (See serial plate
for proper size).
Remove obstruction.
Contact local dealer or technical support.
Check oil level.
Check oil level.
Clean or replace hose, fitting.
The gasoline engine is preset for opera-
tion at altitudes below 1000 feet above sea
level. If operated at higher altitudes, it may
be necessary to install a high altitude main
jet carburetor. Contact your local authorized
engine sales and service center for details.
Maintain oil level at red dot on sight glass at
rear of pump or at top of notch on dipstick
(where applicable).
Fill tank with gas. Check oil level.
Keep gas tank full to avoid vapor lock.
Clean or replace fuel filter.
Check and replace if necessary.
Check and replace if necessary.
Check and replace if necessary.
Check and replace if necessary.
Check and replace if necessary.
Open spray gun or turn off machine.
Place a pressure regulator at end of 50' gar-
den hose.
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