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sunjoe SPX3001 Operator's Manual

sunjoe SPX3001 Operator's Manual

Electric pressure washer with hose reel
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A Division of Snow Joe
Safety Instructions
All Operators Must Read These
Instructions Before Use
This indicates a hazardous situation, which,
if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.
This indicates a hazardous situation, which,
if not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury.
This indicates a hazardous situation, which,
if not followed, will result in death or serious injury.
General Safety
This appliance is not intended for use
by children or by unassisted, unsupervised persons whose
physical, sensory or mental capabilities prevent them from
using it safely. Children should be supervised to ensure that
they do not play with the appliance.
Before starting up your machine, please check it carefully for
any defects. If you find any, do not start up your machine.
Contact your authorized Snow Joe
call the Snow Joe
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1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563).
When using the pressure washer, basic
safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the
risk of fire, electric shock, and personal injury. These include:
• Know your product – Know how to stop the machine and
bleed pressure quickly. Thoroughly familiarize yourself with
the controls.
• Keep bystanders away – All visitors and pets should be
kept a safe distance away from the work area.
• Use the right product – Do not use this machine for any
job except that for which it is intended.
• Dress properly – Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry.
They can get caught in moving parts. Protective rubber
gloves and non-slip footwear are recommended when
working outdoors.
CAUTION! – Exercise caution to avoid slipping or falling.
Wear protective footwear that will protect your feet and
improve your footing on slippery surfaces.
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All rights reserved. Original instructions.
2030 PSI | 1.76 GPM | 14.5 AMP
Model SPX3001
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dealer or
customer service center at
• Stay alert – Watch what you are doing. Use common
sense. Do not operate the pressure washer when you are
tired, or under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
• Do not overreach – Keep proper footing and balance at
all times.
• Avoid unintentional starting – Do not carry a plugged-
in machine with your finger on the trigger. Make sure the
switch is off before plugging in the machine.
• Do not abuse the cord – Never carry the machine by the
cord or yank the cord to disconnect it from the receptacle.
Keep the cord away from heat, oil, and sharp edges.
• Use safety glasses – Also use safety footwear, snug-fitting
clothing, protective gloves, hearing and head protection.
• Check the water temperature – This pressure washer is
not meant to pump hot water. NEVER connect it to a hot
water supply as it will significantly reduce the life of the
• Store indoors – NEVER store the pressure washer
outdoors or where it could freeze. The pump could be
seriously damaged.
• Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) – Protection
should be provided on the circuits or outlets to be used
for this pressure washer. Receptacles are available having
built-in GFCI protection and may be used for this measure
of safety.
• Inspect electrical cables – The insulation of the power
cord should be perfectly intact. If the power cord is
damaged or shows any signs of wear or tear, do not use the
pressure washer. Contact your authorized Snow Joe
Sun Joe
dealer or call the Snow Joe
service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563).
Do not use this appliance without reading
this instruction manual.
This appliance has been designed for
use with cleaning agents that are recommended by the
manufacturer. The use of other cleaning agents or chemicals
may adversely affect the safety of the appliance.
Do not use the appliance within range of
persons unless they are wearing protective clothing.
High-pressure jets can be dangerous if
subject to misuse. The jet must not be directed at persons,
pets, live electrical equipment, or the appliance itself.
• Do not direct the jet at yourself or others in order to clean
clothes or footwear.
• Risk of explosion – Do not spray flammable liquids.
Form No. SJ-SPX3001-880E-MR1
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  • Page 1 ELECTRIC PRESSURE WASHER WITH HOSE REEL 2030 PSI | 1.76 GPM | 14.5 AMP Model SPX3001 Form No. SJ-SPX3001-880E-MR1 OPERATOR’S MANUAL A Division of Snow Joe , LLC ® IMPORTANT! • Stay alert – Watch what you are doing. Use common sense.
  • Page 2: Electrical Safety

    • Disconnect the tool – Disconnect from the electrical power WARNING! Electrical Shock Hazard – Before starting supply before performing any maintenance task. up your machine, please check it carefully for any defects. If • Keep children away – This high-pressure electric you find any, do not start up your machine and contact your power washer must not be used by children or untrained distributor.
  • Page 3: Risk Of Electrocution

    Risk of electrocution plug still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to install the proper wall outlet. Do not modify the appliance • Inspect cord before using. plug, power cord receptacle, or power cord plug in any way. • Do not use if cord is damaged. •...
  • Page 4: Safety Symbols

    Safety Symbols The following table depicts and describes safety symbols that may appear on this product. Read, understand, and follow all instructions on the machine before attempting to assemble and operate. Symbols Descriptions Symbols Descriptions READ THE OPERATOR'S MANUAL(S) – Read, understand, and follow all instructions in the WARNING! Electrical shock hazard.
  • Page 5: Technical Data

    Know Your Electric Pressure Washer Read the owner’s manual and safety instructions carefully before operating the electric pressure washer. Compare the illustration below to the electric pressure washer in order to familiarize yourself with the location of the various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference.
  • Page 6: Carton Contents

    Unpacking Assembly Carton Contents 1. Position the washer as CLOSE as possible to the water supply. • Pressure washer unit 2. The washer must be used on a secure and stable surface • Handle in a standing, upright position (Fig. 1). •...
  • Page 7 7. Connect the high-pressure hose to the trigger gun Fig. 4 (Fig. 7). Fig. 7 Trigger gun Suction tube with filter High-pressure hose 5. To assemble the spray wand protector, first snap the tabs into the slots located at the bottom left side of the unit, and then secure it in place with the other screw (Fig.
  • Page 8 9. Attach garden hose to water supply (Fig. 9). NOTE: The GFCI may need to be reset when first plugged into the electric outlet. Press the "Reset" button until the power light indicator on the GFCI illuminates. Fig. 9 Operation IMPORTANT! This pressure washer is equipped with Connect to water supply...
  • Page 9: Working With Detergents

    Using the nozzles To disconnect a nozzle from the spray wand once the cleaning job is complete: Before beginning any cleaning task, determine the best nozzle 4. Turn off the pressure washer and shut off the water supply. for the job. Each of the nozzles has a different spray pattern. Pull the trigger to release water pressure.
  • Page 10 6. Turn the detergent dial to adjust the suction volume of the 5. Select the right nozzle for the job (Fig. 18): detergent solution (Fig. 17). Fig. 18 Fig. 17 Detergent dial i) The 0º intense-jet nozzle (orange) is an extremely powerful nozzle that delivers a high-pressure, pencil- point jet stream.
  • Page 11: Shutting Down

    • Ammonia products 2. Turn the handle counterclockwise to wind the hose (Fig. 20). • Acid-based products These chemicals will harm the unit and will damage Fig. 20 the cleaning surface. Shutting down 1. Turn the switch to the OFF (0) position and unplug the power cord from the outlet.
  • Page 12: Circuit Diagram

    2. Clean the nozzle with the needle clean out tool provided WARNING! Before reusing, completely flush the unit (Fig. 23). Remove the spray wand from the gun; remove out with clear water. Anti-freeze products can damage any dirt from the nozzle hole and rinse. paintwork, so you must ensure there is no anti-freeze left in the system before using it again.
  • Page 13: Service And Support

    Service and Support If your Sun Joe Pressure Joe SPX3001 electric pressure ® washer requires service or maintenance, please call the Snow Joe + Sun Joe customer service center at ®...
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting • Disconnect the unit from the electrical power supply before carrying out maintenance on the machine or when checking that its parts are in proper working order. • To avoid unnecessary hassles, consult the following table before contacting customer service with any mechanical issues. Problems Possible Cause Possible Solution...
  • Page 15 Accessories Item Model SPX3000 Series Spray Tip Set – Fits SPX3000-TPS SPX3000 + SPX3001 Pressure Washer Models 25-Foot Extension Hose for SPX SPX-25H Pressure Washer Series Dual Swivel Brass Connector – SPX-BSC 3/4-In.
  • Page 16 NOTES...
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  • Page 19 SNOW JOE + SUN JOE CUSTOMER PROMISE ® ® ABOVE ALL ELSE, Snow Joe + Sun Joe are dedicated to you, our customer. We strive to make your experience ® ® as pleasant as possible. Unfortunately, there are times when a product does not work or breaks under normal operating conditions.
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