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Kärcher K 5000 G Operator's Manual

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Model K 5000 G
High Pressure Washer Operator Manual
Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-2
Assembly Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Operating Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Using the Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Working with Detergents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Shut Down and Clean-Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Taking a Break . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Winterizing and Long-Term Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Cleaning Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-9
Optional Cleaning Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10-11

Specifications

Operating pressure
Water volume
Engine
2250 PSI
2.3 GPM
6.5 HP Briggs & Stratton Intek
Part No. 1.133-109.0

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  Summary of Contents for Kärcher K 5000 G

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Model K 5000 G High Pressure Washer Operator Manual Overview ........1 Precautions .
  • Page 2: Overview

    MODEL K 5000 G OVERVIEW Item Description 1. Water inlet 2. Detergent suction tube 3. Oil fill cap 4. Knob Assembly (two each): Bolt Knob 5. High pressure hose 6. Detergent filter (not pictured) 7. Handle 8. Trigger gun safety lock 9.
  • Page 3 5-gallon container. • The water supply temperature must not exceed 104°F/40°C. • Never use the pressure washer to draw in water contaminated with solvents, e.g. paint thinners, gasoline, oil, etc. • Always prevent debris from being drawn into the unit by using a clean water source.
  • Page 4: Assembly Instructions

    If you have fur- ther questions regarding the engine, please refer to the engine’s operating manual included with the unit. You are now ready to operate your Karcher 5000 G Pressure Washer.
  • Page 5: Operating Instructions

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Step 1 Connect the high pressure hose to the unit’s high pressure outlet. Step 3 Step 4 Connect garden hose to unit’s garden hose to the water inlet. cold water source and turn water on completely. Step 6 Slide the throttle control to the fast position.
  • Page 6: Using The Accessories

    USING THE ACCESSORIES Vario spray wand The Vario spray wand allows you to adjust the cleaning pressure. To clean at maximum pres- sure, the Vario wand must be positioned to the high pressure setting (+). To apply detergent, the wand must be positioned to the low pressure setting (-). For high pressure turn wand collar in the plus (+) direction.
  • Page 7: Working With Detergents

    (-) by turning the wand collar. The wand must be set in the low pressure (-) position to apply detergents. Step 2 Fill a container with Karcher detergent. Place the filter end of detergent suction tube into the container. Step 3...
  • Page 8: Shut Down And Clean-Up

    SHUTTING DOWN & CLEAN-UP Step 1 Remove detergent suction tube from container and insert into one gallon of fresh water. Siphon water at low pressure for one minute. Step 5 Disconnect the garden hose from the water inlet on the unit. TAKING A BREAK...
  • Page 9: Cleaning Tips

    (for best results, limit your work area to sections of approximately 6 feet and always apply detergent from bottom to top). Allow Karcher House Wash to remain on surface 1-3 minutes. Do not allow detergent to dry on surface, if surface appears to be drying, simply wet down surface with fresh water.
  • Page 10: Optional Cleaning Accessories

    Karcher Rotating Nozzle Spray Wand. Caution: Do not use rotating nozzle spray wand on cloth, plastic or other sensitive surfaces as it may cause damage.
  • Page 11: Troubleshooting

    Engine throttle is not in correct position. For additional engine problems Pressure built up in the refer to the engine high pressure washer. owners manual. Unit does not reach Diameter of garden hose is high pressure. too small. Water supply is restricted.
  • Page 12: Troubleshooting

    Check that all fittings are tight. Thermal protection device will automatically reset. Call service center. Call service center. If you encounter any additional difficulties not listed, please call our service center for help. Karcher Customer Support USA 1-800- 537-4129...