INSTRUCTION MANUAL MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES MODEL MODELO MSH3125 If your pressure washer is not working properly or if there are parts missing or broken, please DO NOT RETURN IT TO THE PLACE OF PURCHASE. Contact our customer service department at www.simpsoncleaning.com.
EASY INSTALLATION WARNING: DO NOT OPERATE ThIs uNIT uNTIl yOu READ ThIs INsTRucTION MANuAl AND ThE ENGINE INsTRucTION MANuAl fOR sAfETy, OPERATION AND MAINTENANcE INsTRucTIONs. INSTALACIÓN FÁCIL AVERTENcIA: NO OPERE EsTE EquIPO hAsTA hAbER lEíDO y ENTENDIDO lAs INsTRuccIONEs DE sEGuRIDAD, OPERAcIóN y MANTENIMIENTO EN EsTE MANuAl DEl OPERADOR y EN El MANuAl DEl PROPIETARIO DEl MOTOR.
ATTACh hIGh PRESSuRE hOSE (C) TO GuN (D). TIGhTEN SE CuRELy. CONECTE LA mANGuERA DE ALTA PRESIóN A LA PISTOLA y AjúSTELA fIRmEmENTE. CONNECT ThE hIGh PRESSuRE hOSE (C) AND ThE GARDEN hOSE (N). CONNECT EL TubO DE ALTO PRESIóN (C) y LA mANGuERA DEL jARDíN (N).
SAFETY GUIDELINES - DEFINITIONS This manual contains information that is important for you to know and understand. This information relates to protecting YOUR SAFETY and PREVENTING EQUIPMENT PROBLEMS. To help you recognize this information, we use the symbols below. Please read the manual and pay attention to these symbols. DANGER: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.
WARNING: This product may not be equipped with a spark-arresting muffler. If the product is not equipped and will be used around flam ma ble ma teri als or on land covered with materials such as agricultural crops, forest, brush, grass or other similar items, then an ap proved spark arrester must be installed and is legally required in the state of California.
DANGER: RISk TO bREAThING (ASPhyxIATION) whAT CAN hAPPEN hOw TO PREVENT IT • Breathing ex h aust fumes will cause • Operate pressure washer in a well- se r i o us injury or death! En g ine ventilated area. Avoid en c losed areas exhaust contains carbon mon o x i de, such as ga r ages, base m ents, etc.
DANGER: RISk Of INjuRy fROm SPRAy whAT CAN hAPPEN hOw TO PREVENT IT • High-velocity fluid spray can cause • Always wear ANSI-approved Z87.1 objects to break, propelling particles safety glasses. Wear protective clothing at high speed. to protect against accidental spraying. • Never point wand at or spray people or animals.
DANGER: RISk Of INjuRy OR PROP ER Ty DAmAGE whEN TRANSPORTING OR STORING whAT CAN hAPPEN hOw TO PREVENT IT • Fuel or oil can leak or spill and could • If pressure washer is equipped with a fuel result in fire or breathing hazard. Se r i- shut-off valve, turn the valve to the OFF ous in j u r y or death can re s ult. Fuel or position before transporting to avoid fuel oil leaks will dam a ge carpet, paint or leaks. If pres s ure wash e r is not equipped...
wARNING: RISk Of ChEmICAL buRN whAT CAN hAPPEN hOw TO PREVENT IT • Use of acids, toxic or corrosive • Do not spray ac i ds, gasoline, ker o s ene, chemicals, poisons, in s ec t i c ides, or or any other flammable materials with this any kind of flam m a b le solvent with this product. Use only household de t er g ents,...
GET TO KNOW THE pRESSURE WASHER NOTE: Photographs and line drawings used in this manual are for reference only and do not represent a specific model. Compare the illustrations with your unit to familiarize yourself with the location of various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference. BASIC ELEMENTS OF A pRESSURE WASHER (FIG.
G. handle h. frame Pump Outlet Pump Inlet k. quick Connect Nozzles Nozzle holder BASIC ELEMENTS OF AN ENGINE Refer to the engine manual for location and operation of engine controls. Choke Control: Opens and closes carburetor choke valve. Starter Grip: Pulling starter grip operates recoil starter to crank engine. Engine Switch: Enables and disables ignition system.
OpERATION pRESSURE WASHER TERMINOLOGY PSI: Pounds per Square Inch. The unit of measure for water pressure. Also used for air pressure, hydraulic pressure, etc. Sometimes noted as “Bar”, another unit of measure. GPm: Gallons per Minute. The unit of measure for the flow rate of water. Cu: Cleaning Units.
Pull quick-connect coupler (E) back and insert nozzle (K). Release quick-connect coupler and twist nozzle to make sure it is secure in coupler. WARNING: flying object could cause risk of serious injury. Ensure nozzle is completely inserted in quick- connect socket and quick-connect snap ring is fully engaged (forward) before squeezing gun trigger.
Place other end of detergent siphon hose with filter on it into container holding chemical/cleaning solution. NOTE: For every 7 gallons of water pumped 1 gallon of chemical/cleaning solution will be used. Install low pressure (black) nozzle into quick connect fitting of spray wand, see how To use Spray wand paragraph in this section.
Check engine oil level. See Engine Owners manual for correct procedure. Connect the water hose to the water source. Turn the water source on to remove all air from the hose. When a steady stream of water is present, turn the water source off.
NOTIcE: Risk of property damage. NEVER turn the water off with the engine running. Turn water source off. Pull trigger on spray gun to relieve any water pressure in hose or spray gun. See Storage section in this manual for proper storage procedures. MAINTENANCE WARNING: Risk of burn hazard.
CLEAN THE WATER INLET FILTER (FIG. 8) This screen filter should be checked periodically and cleaned if necessary. Remove filter by grasping end and removing it from water inlet of pump. Clean filter by flushing it with water on both sides. Re-insert filter into water inlet of pump.
NOTIcE: The use of any other accessory not recommended for use with this tool could be hazardous. Use only accessories rated equal to or greater than the rating of the pressure washer. SpECIFICATIONS mSh3125 Model PSI Max* 3100 psi GPM Max* 2.5 gpm...
The engine warranty is covered under the terms and conditions as outlined by the engine manufacture’s warranty contained herein and is sole responsibility of the engine manufacturer. RESpONSIBILITY OF ORIGINAL pURCHASER (INITIAL USER): SIMPSON • To process a warranty claim on your ©...
TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE OPERATIONAL POSSIbLE CAuSE SOLUTION ISSuE Engine will not No fuel. Add Fuel. start (see Engine Pressure builds up after Squeeze gun trigger to relieve Manual for two pulls on the recoil pres sure. further engine starter or after initial use. troubleshooting) Choke lever in the "No Move choke to the "Choke"...
OPERATIONAL POSSIbLE CAuSE SOLUTION ISSuE Will not draw Spray wand not in See how to use Spray wand paragraph in the chemicals low pressure. Operation Section. Chemical filter clogged. Clean filter. Chemical screen not in Make sure end of detergent cleaning solution.