GreenWorks pressure washer 1700 troubleshooting

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GreenWorks 51047, 1700 pressure washer troubleshooting

PROBLEMPOSSIBLE CAUSESOLUTION
Motor will not start.On/Off switch is in the “OFF” position.Turn switch to the “ON”
Power cord is not plugged in.Plug in power cord.
Electrical outlet does not sup- ply adequate power.Try a different outlet.
Tripped pressure washer temperature breakerAllow to cool, and restart unit.
Tripped circuit breakerSwitch off pressure washer, squeeze trigger gun waiting for a steady flow of water emerge from spray nozzle, then turn on the unit. ( ensure when you turn on the unit, trigger gun is at "on” position).
Tripped CFCI plugPress “RESET” button on GFCL plug.
Unit does not reach high pressure.Diameter of garden hose is too small.Replace with a 1” (25 mm) or 5/8” (16 mm) garden hose.
Water supply is restricted.Check garden hose for kinks, leaks and blockage.
Not enough water supply.Open water source fully.
Water inlet filter is clogged.Remove filter and rinse in warm water.
Power nozzle is in low- pressure position.Turn power nozzle to high- pressure position.
Pump is sucking air.Check that hoses and fittings are airtight. Turn “OFF" machine, and purge pump by squeezing trigger gun until a steady flow of water emerges through the nozzle.
Output pressure varies high and low.Not enough inlet water supply.Turn water on fully. Check garden hose for kinks, leaks or blockage
Pump is sucking air.Check that hoses and fittings are airtight. Turn “OFF" machine, and purge pump by squeezing trigger gun until a steady flow of water emerges through the nozzle.
Water inlet filter is clogged.Remove filter and rinse with warm water.
Unit does not reach high pressure.Diameter of garden hose is too small.Add more detergent.
Detergent bottle or suction tube not properly connected.Check connections.
Detergent is too thick.Dilute detergent.
Filter on detergent suction tube is clogged.Run warm water through filter to remove build-up.
Damaged or clogged deter- gent suction tube.Remove obstruction or replace detergent suction tube.
Nozzle is in high-pressure position.Turn nozzle tip to low-pressure position.
Discharge nozzle is obstructed.Blow out or remove debris with a fine needle.
Garden hose connection leaks.Loose fittings.Tighten fittings.
Missing/worn rubber washer.Insert new washer.
Spray wand, extension, or nozzle leaks.Broken o-ring or plastic insert.Call the Toll-Free Customer Help Line.
Pump is noisyPump is sucking airCheck that hoses and fittings are airtight. Turn off machine and purge pump by squeezing trigger gun until a steady flow of water emerges through the nozzle.
Water filter is clogged.Remove water filter and rinse in warm water.
Water leaks from pump (up to 10 drops per minute is permissible).Loose fittings.Check that all fittings are tight.
Water seals are damaged or worn.Call the Toll-Free Customer Help Line.
Oil is drippingOil seals are damaged or worn.Call the Toll-Free Customer Help Line.
Motor buzzes but fails to run.Supply voltage below mini- mum.Verify that only the pressure washer is running on this circuit.
System has residual pres- sure.Turn unit “OFF", squeeze trigger on spray wand to release pressure, then turn unit “ON".
Voltage loss due to extension cord.Unplug any extension cords attached and plug the unit directly into the outlet.
Pressure washer not used for long periods.Call the Toll-Free Customer Help Line.
Residual friction among components. Unit might hum.Disconnect water supply and power ON for 2 to 3 seconds, repeat couple times or until the motor starts.
Tripped circuit breakerSwitch off pressure washer, squeeze trigger gun waiting for a steady flow of water emerge from spray nozzle, then turn on the unit. ( ensure when you turn on the unit , trigger gun is at “on" position).
No WaterQuick connect assembly is attached in reverse.Verify that Inlet adapter is attached to machine’s water inlet and that the quick connect coupler is attached to garden hose.
Water supply is OFF.Turn ON water supply.
Kink in the garden hose.Remove kink in garden hose.