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Kärcher K 3.450 Operator's Manual

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K 3.450
HIGH PRESSURE WASHER - OPERATOR MANUAL
NETTOYEUR HAUTE PRESSION - MANUEL D'UTILISATION
MANUAL DE USUARIO DEL LIMPIADOR DE ALTA PRESIÓN
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  • Page 1 K 3.450 HIGH PRESSURE WASHER - OPERATOR MANUAL NETTOYEUR HAUTE PRESSION - MANUEL D'UTILISATION MANUAL DE USUARIO DEL LIMPIADOR DE ALTA PRESIÓN English Français Español 59637980 (08/11)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    “an imminently hazardous sit- In the U.S. or Canada, please call uation which, if not avoided, will result 1-800-537-4129 for warranty issues in death or serious injury.” and visit www.karcher-help.com for WARNING technical support and product assis- indicates “a potentially hazardous situ- tance.
  • Page 3: Model Overview

    MODEL OVERVIEW 1 Garden hose connector (female) 13 Trigger gun safety lock 2 Water inlet connector 14 Key to detach the high pressure hose from the trigger gun 3 Water inlet with filter 15 High pressure hose 4 High pressure outlet 16 Dirtblaster (Rotary spray wand) 5 ON/OFF switch...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Do not use acids, alkaline, solvents,  WARNING or any flammable material in this When using this product basic precau- product. These products can cause tions should always be followed, in- physical injuries to the operator and cluding the following: irreversible damage to the ma- chine.
  • Page 5 or any part of the body. In case of pen- ply cord. This device provides etration seek medical aid immediately. additional protection from the risk of This system is capable of producing electric shock. Should replacement of 13800 kPa /2000 PSI to avoid rupture the plug or cord become necessary, and injury, do not operate this pump use only identical replacement parts...
  • Page 6: Assembly Instructions

    ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS STEP 4:  Required tools A Philips Screwdriver, medium size (not supplied) for final assembly Assembly STEP 5:  STEP 1:  Push the high pressure hose into the trigger gun until it locks audibly. Note: Make sure the connection nipple is aligned correctly.
  • Page 7: Operating Instructions

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: STEP 4:   Connect the high pressure hose to Screw the supplied garden hose the unit’s high pressure outlet. connector on to the end of your gar- den hose. STEP 2:  STEP 5: Insert the spray wand of your ...
  • Page 8 STEP 7: STEP 9:   Plug the Ground Fault Circuit Inter- Turn on the high pressure washer rupter (GFCI) into a receptacle. (I/ON). Press RESET button, indicator The motor starts only if the trig- should be “ON”. ger of the gun is pulled and shuts off when the trigger is released.
  • Page 9: Using The Accessories

    USING THE ACCESSORIES WARNING Dirtblaster ® To avoid serious injury never point This nozzle features a 0º pencil jet  spray nozzle at yourself, other per- which rotates 360º for maximum dirt sons or animals. cutting action, effectively increasing Always test an inconspicuous area cleaning performance up to 50%.
  • Page 10: Working With Detergents

    WORKING WITH DETERGENTS Detergents can only be applied at STEP 5:  low pressure setting (Mix). Cleaning up: Always draw fresh STEP 1:  water through the detergent tank or Install the Vario Power Spray siphon tube when done to flush any Wand.
  • Page 11: Taking A Break ..Five Minutes Or More

    TAKING A BREAK ..five minutes or more STEP 1: STEP 2:   Release trigger and engage gun Turn pressure washer to OFF (0) safety lock. position. SHUTTING DOWN & CLEAN-UP STEP 1:  Turn the switch to OFF (0) position and unplug cord from outlet.
  • Page 12: Winterizing And Long-Term Storage

    WINTERIZING AND LONG-TERM STORAGE 1: Disconnect all water connec- of heat as it may dry out the pump  tions. seals. 2: Turn on the machine for a few  CAUTION seconds, until the water which had Failure to follow the above directions remained in the pump exits, turn off will result in damage to the pump as- immediately.
  • Page 13: Cleaning Tips

    CLEANING TIPS House Siding CAUTION Before cleaning any surface an in-  (with or without detergent). Pre-rinse conspicuous area should be cleaning surface with fresh water. If us- cleaned to test spray pattern and ing detergent, apply to surface at low distance for maximum cleaning re- pressure (for best results, limit your sults.
  • Page 14 Cars, Boats & Motorcycles Patio & Lawn Furniture (with or without detergent). Pre-rinse (with or without detergent). Pre-rinse vehicle with fresh water. If using deter- furniture and surrounding area with gent, apply to surface at low pressure. fresh water. If using detergent, apply to For best results, clean one side of ve- surface at low pressure.
  • Page 15: Optional Cleaning Accessories

    OPTIONAL CLEANING ACCESSORIES Optional accessories are available to pressure from your pressure washer further enhance your cleaning capabil- causes the inner brushes to gently ities. These accessories are accurate spin, making your cleaning job much as of the printing date of this manual. easier.
  • Page 16 your pressure washer, add abrasive material and attack the rust and paint with our eco-friendly alternative. Fits most Kärcher pressure washers up to ® 2300 PSI. (bayonet) Part No. 2.638-792.0 Detergent Foamer Attachment Ideal for applications which require a thick foam. Simply fill the resevoir cup with liquid pressure washer detergent to generate a foam spray.
  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Disconnect the machine from the pow- CAUTION er source before making any repair. Symptom Cause Solution Motor will not start On/Off switch is in the “OFF” Turn switch to the “ON” (I) posi- (0) position. tion Power cord is not plugged in. Plug in power cord. Electrical outlet does not sup- Try a different outlet.
  • Page 18 Call Customer Support drops per minute is worn. permissible). Oil Drip. Oil seals are damaged or Call Customer Support worn. If you encounter any additional difficul- ties not listed, please visit our website. USA / Canada: www.karcher-help.com México: www.karcher.com.mx English...