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High Pressure Washer Owner’s Manual
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2300PSI
Model No. 1292-2 (2300 PSI High Pressure Washer) Manual No. B5715 Revision 2 (8/3/2000)
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Problems?
Questions?
Before taking your unit
back to the store,
call the pressure washer
helpline at
1-800-270-1408
M-F 8-5 CT
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EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION
CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a
GENERAC high pressure washer. It has been
designed, engineered and manufactured to give you
the best possible dependability and performance.
This manual contains information for a high pressure
washer that operates at 2,300 PSI at a flow rate of
2.9 gallons per minute. This high quality residential
system features large 10 wheels, pump equipped with
an automatic cool down system, chemical injection
system, adjustable spray nozzle. Includes safety
goggles, heavy duty 25 hose, and more.
Please read and retain this manual. The instructions
will enable you to assemble your unit, and maintain
your high pressure washer properly.
Every effort has been made to ensure that the
information in this manual is both accurate and
current. However, Generac reserves the right to
change, alter or otherwise improve the product and its
documentation at any time without prior notice.
Should you experience any problem you cannot easily
fix, call the pressure washer helpline at
1-800-270-1408.
CUSTOMER
RESPONSIBILITIES
Read and observe the safety rules.
Follow regular schedule in maintaining, caring for
and using your high pressure washer.
For off-season storage, review Preparing The Unit
For Storage on page 13.
SAFETY RULES
CAUTION! When setting up, transporting,
adjusting or making repairs to your high
pressure washer, always disconnect the spark
plug wire from the spark plug and place the wire
where it cannot contact spark plug.
DANGER! Engine exhaust gases contain
DEADLY carbon monoxide gas. This dangerous
gas, if breathed in sufficient concentrations, can
cause unconsciousness or even death. Operate
this equipment only in the open air where
adequate ventilation is available.
DANGER! Gasoline is highly FLAMMABLE
and its vapors are EXPLOSIVE. Do Not permit
smoking, open flames, sparks or heat in the
vicinity while handling gasoline. Avoid spilling
gasoline on a hot engine. Allow unit to cool for
2 minutes before refueling. Comply with all laws
regulating storage and handling of gasoline.
Read this manual carefully and become familiar
with your pressure washer. Know its applications,
its limitations, and any hazards involved.
Locate this pressure washer in areas away from
combustible materials, combustible fumes or dust.
The high pressure equipment is designed to be
used with Generac authorized parts only. If you use
this equipment with parts that do not comply with
minimum specifications, the user assumes all risks
and liabilities.
Some chemicals or detergents may be harmful if
inhaled or ingested, causing severe nausea, fainting
or poisoning. The harmful elements may cause
property damage or severe injury.
Do Not allow CHILDREN to operate the pressure
washer at any time.
The engine exhaust from this product
contains chemicals known to the State
of California to cause cancer, birth
defects, or other reproductive harm.
WARNING:
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Operate engine only at governed speed. Running
the engine at excessive speeds increases the
hazard of personal injury. Do Not tamper with parts
which may change the governed speed.
Do Not wear loose clothing, jewelry or anything that
may be caught in the starter or other rotating parts.
Before starting the pressure washer in cold weather,
check all parts of the equipment and be sure ice has
not formed there.
Never use a spray gun which does not have a
trigger lock or trigger guard in place and in working
order.
Keep the hose connected to machine or the spray
gun while the system is pressurized. Disconnecting
the hose while the unit is pressurized is dangerous.
Units with broken or missing parts, or without
protective housing or covers, should Never be
operated.
Check the fuel system for leaks or signs of
deterioration, such as chafed or spongy hose, loose
or missing clamps, or damaged tank or cap. Correct
all defects before operating the pressure washer.
Do Not spray flammable liquids.
Use a respirator or mask whenever there is a
chance that vapors may be inhaled. Read all
instructions with mask so you are certain the mask
will provide the necessary protection against inhaling
harmful vapors.
Never aim the spray gun at people, animals or
plants. The high pressure stream of water that this
equipment produces can pierce skin and its
underlying tissues, leading to serious injury and
possible amputation.
Never allow any part of the body to come in contact
with the fluid stream. Do Not come in contact with a
fluid stream created by a leak in the high pressure
hose.
Always wear eye protection when you use this
equipment or when you are in the vicinity where the
equipment is in use.
High pressure spray can cause paint chips or other
particles to become airborne.
Do Not operate the pressure washer above the
rated pressure.
Never move the machine by pulling on the high
pressure hose. Use the handle provided on the unit.
Always be certain the spray gun, nozzles and
accessories are correctly attached.
Do Not secure the spray gun in the (open) position.
High pressure spray may damage fragile items
including glass. Do Not point spray gun at glass
when in the jet spray mode.
Hold the spray gun firmly in your hand before you
start the unit. Failure to do so could result in an
injury from a whipping spray gun. Do Not leave the
spray gun unattended while the machine is running.
The cleaning area should have adequate slopes and
drainage to reduce the possibility of a fall due to
slippery surfaces.
Operate and store this unit on a stable surface.
Keep water spray away from electric wiring or fatal
electric shock may result.
Do Not bypass any safety device on this machine.
The muffler and engine heat up during operation
and remain hot immediately after shutting it down.
Avoid contact with a hot muffler or engine as you
could be severely burned.
High pressure hose can develop leaks from wear,
kinking, abuse, etc. Water spraying from a leak is
capable of injecting material into skin. Inspect hose
each time before using it. Check all hoses for cuts,
leaks, abrasions or bulging of cover, or damage or
movement of couplings. If any of these conditions
exist, replace hose immediately. Never repair high
pressure hose. Replace it with another hose that
exceeds the maximum pressure rating of your unit.
The muffler and air cleaner must be installed and in
good condition before operating the pressure
washer. These components act as spark arresters if
the engine backfires.
In the State of California a spark arrester is required
by law (Section 4442 of the California Public
Resources Code). Other states may have similar laws.
Federal laws apply on federal lands.
NOTE: If you equip the muffler with a spark arrester, it
must be maintained in effective working order. You can
order a spark arrester through your authorized Briggs
and Stratton service dealer.
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KNOW YOUR PRESSURE WASHER
Read this owners manual and safety rules before operating your high pressure washer.
Compare the illustrations with your high pressure washer to familiarize yourself with the locations of various
controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference.
Adjustable Nozzle Always attached to nozzle
extension. Pull back for high pressure or push forward
for low pressure. Turn clockwise for narrow spray, turn
counterclockwise for fan spray.
Detergent Siphoning Tube and Filter Used to
siphon detergent from the chemical bottle into the low
pressure water stream.
Dual Element Air Filter Filter limits the amount of
dirt and dust that gets in the engine.
Gas Tank Fill tank with regular unleaded gasoline.
High Pressure Hose Connect one end to the
water pump and the other end to the spray gun.
High Pressure Outlet Connection for high
pressure hose.
Nozzle Extension  Attach to spray gun to use
adjustable nozzle.
Oil Fill Cap Fill engine with oil here.
Pressure Control Knob Varies the pressure of the
high pressure spray.
Pump Develops high water pressure.
Recoil Starter Use for starting the engine
manually.
Safety Goggles Always use the supplied goggles
or other eye protection when running your pressure
washer.
Siphoning Tube Clip Used to hold the siphoning
tube when the siphoning tube is not being used.
Spray Gun Controls the application of water onto
cleaning surface with trigger device. Includes safety
latch.
Water Inlet Connect garden hose here.
Spray Gun
Nozzle Extension
Adjustable Nozzle
High Pressure Hose
Recoil Starter
Safety Goggles
Gas Tank
Water Inlet
Pressure Control Knob
Pump equipped with
Automatic Cool Down System
High Pressure Outlet
Dual Element Air Filter
Oil Fill Cap
Detergent Siphoning
Tube and Filter
Siphoning Tube Clip
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WARNING! Read entire owners manual
before you attempt to assemble or operate your
new pressure washer.
REMOVE PRESSURE
WASHER FROM CARTON
Remove the high pressure hose and parts box
included with pressure washer.
Slice two corners at the end of carton from top to
bottom so the panel can be folded down flat, then
remove all packing material.
Roll pressure washer out of carton.
Carton Contents
Items in the carton include:
Main Unit
Parts Box (which includes the following):
High Pressure Hose
 Wireform
 Goggles
Nozzle Cleaning Kit
Owners Manual
Engine Manual
Owners Registration Card
 Handle
2 Carriage Bolts
2 Knobs
Siphoning Tube Clip
1 Self Tapping Screw for Siphoning Tube Clip
Spray Gun
Nozzle Extension with Adjustable Nozzle
Oil Bottle
O-Ring Maintenance Kit
If any of the above parts are missing or damaged, call
the pressure washer helpline at 18002701408.
Preparing Pressure Washer for Use
If you have any problems with the assembly of your
pressure washer or if parts are missing or damaged,
call the pressure washer helpline at 1-800-270-1408.
To prepare your pressure washer for operation,
you will need to perform these tasks:
Remove shipping cap on top of pump.
Attach the handle and attach the wire form that
holds the high pressure hose and spray gun.
Connect the high pressure hose to the spray gun
and the pump.
Connect the water supply to the pump.
Add oil to the engine crankcase.
Add fuel to the fuel tank.
Remove Shipping Cap
To prevent oil from leaking from the pump, a shipping
cap has been installed on the oil breather of the pump.
You must remove the cap for your pressure washer to
operate properly (Figure 1).
CAUTION! Running unit with the shipping cap
installed will damage the pump and void your
warranty.
Attach Handle and Wireform
Place the handle onto the handle supports already
connected to the main unit. Make sure the holes in
the handle align with the holes on the handle
supports. (Figure 2)
Shipping Cap
Remove
shipping cap
from here.
Figure 1 Remove Shipping Cap on Top of Pump
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NOTE: It may be necessary to move the handle
supports from side to side in order to align the handle
so it will slide over the handle supports.
Insert the carriage bolts through the holes on the
handle and attach the plastic knobs. Tighten the
knobs by hand (Figure 3).
Attach siphoning tube clip onto the right side of the
handle (from the rear of the unit), with the self
tapper just underneath the billboard.
Insert the detergent siphoning tube into the clip on
the handle (Figure 4).
Insert the wire support with the longer arm
positioned on the left. From this view (from rear of
unit), the hook should resemble a J (Figure 5).
Add Engine Oil
IMPORTANT: Any attempt to crank or start the engine
before it has been properly serviced with the
recommended oil may result in an engine failure.
Place pressure washer on a level surface.
Refer to engine owners manual to add
recommended oil to engine.
NOTE: Check Oil Often During Engine Breakin.
NOTE: The pump is pre-lubricated and sealed,
requiring no additional lubrication for the life of the
pump.
Add Gasoline
DANGER! Never fill fuel tank indoors. Never
fill fuel tank when engine is running or hot. Do
Not smoke when filling fuel tank.
WARNING! Never fill fuel tank completely full.
Wipe away any fuel spillage from engine and
equipment before starting.
Use clean regular unleaded fuel and store in
approved clean covered containers. Use clean fill
funnels. Never use stale gasoline left over from
last season or gasoline stored for long periods.
Clean the area around the fuel fill cap, remove the
cap. Slowly fill tank to about 1/2 below the bottom
of the filler neck (Figure 6).
Make sure the
holes on the
handle are
aligned with the
holes on the
handle supports
Handle
Handle
Supports
Figure 2 Attach the Handle to the Base
Figure 4 Insert Detergent Siphoning Tube into Clip
Figure 5 Attach Wireform
Figure 6 Add Gasoline to Fuel Tank
Siphoning Tube Clip
Figure 3  Secure Handle
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Install the fuel cap and wipe up any spilled gasoline.
Connect Hose and Water Supply to
Pump
IMPORTANT: You must assemble the nozzle
extension to the spray gun and attach all hoses before
you start the engine. Starting engine without all hoses
connected and water supplied will damage the pump.
Uncoil high pressure hose and attach quick
connect end of hose to the base of the spray gun
(Figure 7). Pull down on the collar of the quick
connect, slide onto the gun and let go of collar. Tug
on hose to be sure of a tight connection.
Attach the other end of the high pressure hose to
the high pressure outlet on the pump (Figure 8). Pull
down on the collar of the quick connect, slide onto
the pump and let go of collar. Pull on hose to be
sure of a tight connection.
Before you connect your garden hose to the water
inlet, inspect the inlet screen (Figure 9). Clean the
screen if it contains debris, replace if its damaged.
DO NOT RUN THE PRESSURE WASHER IF THE
SCREEN IS DAMAGED.
Run water through your garden hose for 30 seconds
to clean out any debris. Turn off water.
Connect the garden hose to the water inlet. Tighten
by hand (Figure 9).
WARNING! There MUST be at least ten feet of
unrestricted garden hose between the pressure
washer inlet and any flow shut off device, such
as a Y shut-off connector or other convenience-
type water shut-off valve. Damage to pressure
washer resulting from disregarding this warning
will not be covered by the warranty.
Turn ON the water and open valve all the way. The
water supply should be minimum 3.2 gallons per
minute.
Squeeze the trigger on the spray gun until you have
a steady stream of water. This purges the pump of
air and impurities.
CAUTION! Before starting the pressure
washer, be sure you are wearing adequate eye
protection.
Attach the adjustable nozzle extension to the spray
gun. Tighten by hand (Figure 10).
Checklist Before Starting Engine
Review the units assembly to confirm you have
performed all of the following:
Make sure the handle and wireform are in place and
secure.
Check for properly tightened hose connections.
Connect High Pressure Hose Here
Coupler Collar
Connect High Pressure
Hose Here
Inspect inlet screen. Do Not
use if damaged, clean if dirty.
Connect Garden
Hose Here
Figure 7 Connect High Pressure Hose to Spray Gun
Figure 8 Connect High Pressure Hose to Pump
Figure 9  Connect Garden Hose to Water Inlet
Figure 10 Connect Nozzle Extension to Spray Gun
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Check to make sure that there are no kinks, cuts, or
damage to the high pressure hose.
Check that oil has been added to the proper level in
the engine crankcase.
Add the proper gasoline to fuel tank.
Provide a proper water supply (not to exceed 140°F)
at an adequate flow.
Be sure to read the Safety Rules (page 2) and
Preparing Pressure Washer For Use (page 5)
before using the pressure washer.
HOW TO USE YOUR
PRESSURE WASHER
If you have any problems operating your pressure
washer, please call the pressure washer helpline at
1-800-270-1408.
How to Start Your Engine
The best way to start your engine-powered pressure
washer for the first time is to follow these instructions
step-by-step. You may also refer to your engine
owners manual. This starting information also applies
whenever you start the engine after you have let the
pressure washer sit idle for at least a day.
Place the pressure washer in an area close enough
to an outside water source capable of supplying
water at a flow rate greater than 3.2 gallons per
minute.
Check that the high pressure hose is tightly
connected to the spray gun and to the pump. See
Preparing Pressure Washer for Use (page 5) for
illustrations.
Make sure unit is in a level position.
Connect the garden hose to the water inlet on the
pressure washer pump. Turn ON the water.
CAUTION! Do Not run the pump without the
water supply connected and turned on. You
must follow this caution or the pump will be
damaged.
Squeeze the trigger on the spray gun until you have
a steady stream of water. This purges the pump of
air and impurities.
Attach the adjustable nozzle extension to the spray
gun. Tighten by hand.
Position the nozzle in the low pressure mode (see
How to Use the Adjustable Nozzle) and squeeze
the trigger on the spray gun to relieve the air
pressure caused by turning ON the water. Water will
flow out of the spray gun in a thin stream. Continue
to hold trigger until there is a steady stream of water
and no air remains in the system. This will make it
easier to pull start the engine. Release the trigger.
Engage the safety latch to the spray gun trigger
(Figure 11).
Position the choke to the Fullchoke position.
NOTE: For a warm engine, be sure the choke lever is
in the Nochoke position.
Move throttle lever to Fastposition.
Grasp the starter grip handle and pull slowly until
you feel some resistance. Then pull rapidly to start
the engine.
Return the starter grip handle slowly. Do Not let
rope snap back against starter.
If the choke was placed in the Fullchoke position
to start the engine, slowly push it to the Nochoke
position as soon as the engine warms up enough to
run smoothly.
If the engine fails to start, review instructions given
in the engine owners manual.
How to Stop Your Pressure Washer
Move throttle lever to Stop position.
Squeeze trigger on the spray gun to relieve
pressure in the hose.
NOTE: A small amount of water will squirt out when
you release the pressure.
Safety Latch
Figure 11  Spray Gun with Safety Latch Engaged
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How to Use the Adjustable Nozzle
You now should know how to START your pressure
washer and how to STOP it. The information in this
section will tell you how to adjust the spray pattern
and to apply detergent or other cleaning chemicals.
DANGER! Never adjust spray pattern when
spraying. Never put hands in front of nozzle to
adjust spray pattern.
Slide the nozzle forward when you wish to adjust the
spray to low pressure mode (Figure 12). Slide the
nozzle backward to achieve high pressure.
Point the nozzle down towards a firm surface and
press the trigger to test the pattern (Figure 13).
Twisting the nozzle adjusts the spray pattern from a
narrow pattern to a fan pattern (Figure 14).
For most effective cleaning, keep spray nozzle
between 8 to 24 inches away from cleaning surface.
If you get the spray nozzle too close, especially
using high pressure mode, you may damage the
surface being cleaned.
Do Not get closer than 8 inches when cleaning tires.
Figure 14 Adjusting the Nozzle for Spray Pattern
Rotate nozzle
counterclockwise for fan
spray pattern
Rotate nozzle
clockwise for narrow
spray pattern
Slide nozzle
backward for High
Pressure Mode
Slide nozzle forward for
low pressure mode and
detergent application
Figure 12  Adjusting Nozzle for Pressure
Figure 13 Testing the Spray Pattern
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Applying Detergent with the
Adjustable Nozzle
IMPORTANT: Use soaps designed specifically for
pressure washers. Household detergents could
damage the pump.
IMPORTANT: You must attach all hoses before you
start the engine. Starting the engine without all the
hoses connected and without the water turned ON will
damage the pump.
To apply detergent, follow these steps:
Review the use of adjustable nozzles.
Prepare the detergent solution as required by the
job.
Hang the detergent solution on the hook of the
wireform attached to the handle, as shown in
Figure 15.
Remove the detergent siphoning tube from the clip
on the handle.
Place the filter end of the detergent siphoning tube
into the detergent container.
CAUTION! Keep the detergent siphoning tube
from coming in contact with the hot muffler. This
will damage the plastic tube. When inserting the
filter into a cleaning solution bottle, route the
tube so as to keep it from inadvertently
contacting the hot muffler.
Slide the adjustable nozzle forward to low pressure
mode. Detergent cannot be applied with the nozzle
in high pressure position.
Make sure the garden hose is connected to the
water inlet. Check that the high pressure hose is
connected to the spray gun and the pump (see
Connect Hose and Water Supply to Pump,
page 7). Start the engine.
Apply detergent to a dry surface, starting from the
bottom and working up.
Allow the detergent to soak in for 3-5 minutes
before washing and rinsing. Reapply as needed to
prevent surface from drying.
For washing, start at lower portion of area to be
washed and work upward, using long, even,
overlapping strokes.
Pressure Washer Rinsing
WARNING! Be extremely careful if you must
use the pressure washer from a ladder,
scaffolding or any other relatively unstable
location. Pressure in a running washer builds as
you climb. When you press the trigger, the recoil
from the initial spray could cause you to fall. The
high pressure spray could also cause you to fall
if you are too close to the cleaning surface.
For Rinsing:
Slide the nozzle backward to high pressure, press
the trigger and wait for the detergent to clear.
NOTE: You can also stop detergent from flowing by
simply removing detergent siphoning tube from bottle.
Keep the spray gun a safe distance from the area
you plan to spray.
Apply a high pressure spray to a small area, then
check the surface for damage. If no damage is
found, it is okay to continue cleaning.
Start at the top of the area to be rinsed, working
down with same overlapping strokes as you used for
washing and applying detergent.
Automatic Cool Down System
(Thermal Relief)
If you run the engine on your pressure washer for
3-5 minutes without pressing the trigger on the spray
gun, circulating water in the pump can reach a
temperature between 140145°F. When the water
reaches this temperature, the automatic cool down
system engages and cools the pump by discharging
the warm water onto the ground. This system
prevents internal damage to the pump.
Figure 15 Insert Filter into Container
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SPECIFICATIONS
Outlet Pressure 2300 psi
Flow Rate 2.9 gallons per minute (gpm)
Detergent Use detergent approved for
pressure washers
Water Supply Not to Exceed 140°F
Temperature
Automatic Cool Will cycle when water
Down System reaches 140°-145°F
GENERAL MAINTENANCE
RECOMMENDATIONS
The pressure washer warranty does not cover items
that have been subjected to operator abuse or
negligence. To receive full value from the warranty, the
operator must maintain the high pressure washer as
instructed in this manual.
Some adjustments will need to be made periodically
to properly maintain your high pressure washer.
All maintenance in this manual and the engine
owners manual should be made at least once each
season.
Once a year you should clean or replace the spark
plug, clean or replace the air filter and check the
spray gun and adjustable nozzle extension assembly
for wear. A new spark plug and clean air filter assure
proper fuel-air mixture and help your engine run
better and last longer. Please refer to your engine
owners manual for more details.
BEFORE EACH USE
Check engine oil level.
Check water inlet screen for damage.
Check in-line filter for damage.
Check high pressure hose for leaks.
Check detergent siphoning tube and filter for
damage.
Check spray gun and adjustable nozzle extension
assembly for leaks.
Rinse out garden hose to flush out debris.
PRESSURE WASHER
MAINTENANCE
Check and Clean Inlet Screen
Examine the screen on the water inlet. Clean it if the
screen is clogged or replace it if screen is damaged.
Check High Pressure Hose
The high pressure hose can develop leaks from wear,
kinking, or abuse. Inspect the hose each time before
using it. Check for cuts, leaks, abrasions or bulging of
cover, damage or movement of couplings. If any of
these conditions exist, replace the hose immediately.
WARNING! Water spraying from a leak is
capable of injecting material into skin. Inspect
hose each time before using it. Never repair a
high pressure hose. Replace it with another
hose that exceeds the maximum pressure rating
of your pressure washer.
Check Detergent Siphoning Tube
Examine the filter on the detergent tube and clean if
clogged. The tube should fit tightly on the barbed
fitting. Examine the tube for leaks or tears. Replace
the filter or tube if either is damaged.
Check Gun and Adjustable Nozzle
Extension
Examine the hose connection to the spray gun and
make sure it is secure. Test the trigger by pressing it
and making sure it springs back into place when you
release it. Put the safety latch in the ON position and
test the trigger. You should not be able to press the
trigger.
Purge Pump of Air and
Contaminants
To remove air from the pump, follow these steps:
Set up the pressure washer as described in
Preparing Pressure Washer For Use (page 5).
Connect the water supply and turn water on.
Pull the trigger on the spray gun and hold.
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When the water supply is steady and constant,
engage the safety latch.
To remove contaminants from the pump, follow
these steps:
Set up the pressure washer as described in
Preparing Pressure Washer For Use (page 5).
Connect the water supply and turn water on.
Remove the nozzle extension from the spray gun.
Start the engine according to instructions in How To
Use Your Pressure Washer (page 8).
Squeeze the trigger on the spray gun and hold.
When the water supply is steady and constant,
engage the safety latch and refasten the nozzle
extension.
Check In-Line Filter
Refer to Figure 16 and service the in-line filter if it
becomes clogged, as follows:
1. Detach spray gun and nozzle extension from high
pressure hose. Detach nozzle extension from
spray gun and remove o-ring and screen from
nozzle extension. Flush the screen, spray gun,
and adjustable nozzle extension with clean water
to clear debris.
2. If the screen is damaged, the o-ring kit contains a
replacement in-line filter screen and an o-ring. If
undamaged, reuse screen.
3. Place the in-line filter screen into the threaded end
of the nozzle extension. Direction does not matter.
Push the screen in with the eraser end of a pencil
until it rests flat at the bottom of the opening. Take
care to not bend the screen.
4. Place the o-ring into the recess. Push the o-ring
snugly against the in-line filter screen.
5. Assemble the nozzle extension to the spray gun,
as described earlier in this manual.
Cleaning Detergent Siphoning Tube
If you used the detergent siphoning tube, you must
flush it with clean water before stopping the engine.
Place the detergent siphoning tube in a bucket full
of clean water.
Slide the adjustable nozzle forward to the low
pressure position. Flush for 1-2 minutes.
Shut off the engine.
Insert detergent siphoning tube into clip on handle.
IMPORTANT: Simply shutting OFF engine will not
release pressure in the system. When the engine
has shut down, squeeze the trigger on the spray
gun to relieve the pressure in the hose.
Nozzle Maintenance
If the adjustable nozzle becomes restricted or clogged
with foreign materials such as dirt, excessive pump
pressure may develop. A partially clogged nozzle
causes a pulsing sensation during use.
If the adjustable nozzle becomes clogged or partially
restricted, immediately clean the nozzle with the kit
included with your pressure washer by following these
instructions:
Shut off the engine and turn off the water supply.
Separate the nozzle extension from the spray gun.
Adjust the nozzle extension to the stream position.
Remove the nozzle from the end of the nozzle
extension (Figure 17) using a 2mm or 5/64 allen
wrench (like the one included in the kit).
Nozzle
Figure 17  Removing and Cleaning Nozzle
Nozzle Extension
Filter Screen
O-ring
Figure 16 Clean In-Line Filter
Use the wire included in the kit (Figure 17) or a
small paper clip to free the foreign material clogging
or restricting the nozzle.
Remove additional debris by back flushing water
through the nozzle extension (Figure 18). Back flush
between 30 to 60 seconds. Turn the nozzle
extension to stream spray and move the nozzle from
low to high while flushing.
Reinstall the nozzle into the nozzle extension. Do
Not overtighten.
Reconnect the nozzle extension to the spray gun.
Reconnect the water supply, turn on the water, and
start the engine.
Test the pressure washer by operating with nozzle in
the high and in the low positions.
ORing Maintenance
Through the normal operation of your pressure
washer, orings are used to keep the connections of
the hoses and spray gun tight and leakfree. These o-
rings may become worn or damaged.
Provided with your pressure washer is an ORing
Maintenance Kit which includes replacement o-rings,
rubber washer and water inlet filter. Refer to the
instruction sheet provided in the kit to service your
units o-rings. Note that you will not use all of the parts
in the kit.
To remove a worn or damaged oring:
Use a small flathead screwdriver to get underneath
the o-ring and pry it off.
ENGINE MAINTENANCE
See the engine owners manual for instructions on
how to properly maintain the engine.
PREPARING THE UNIT FOR
STORAGE
Water should not remain in the unit for long periods of
time. Sediments or minerals can deposit on pump
parts and freeze pump action. If you do not plan to
use the pressure washer for more than 30 days, follow
this procedure:
1. Flush detergent siphoning tube by placing the filter
into a pail of clean water while running pressure
washer in low pressure mode (adjustable nozzle in
the forward position). Flush for one to two
minutes.
2. Shut off the engine and let it cool, then remove all
hoses. Disconnect spark plug wire from spark
plug.
3. Empty the pump of all pumped liquids by pulling
the recoil handle about 6 times. This should
remove most of the liquid in the pump. Insert
detergent siphoning tube into clip on handle.
NOTE: To protect the unit from freezing temperatures,
draw RV antifreeze (non-alcohol) into the pump by
pouring the solution into a 3-foot section of garden
hose connected to inlet adapter and pulling recoil
handle twice.
4. Store unit in a clean, dry area.
Storing the Engine
See the engine owners manual for instructions on
how to properly prepare the engine for storage.
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Figure 18  Backflushing the Nozzle
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NOTES
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Problem Cause Correction
Pump has following
problems: failure to produce
pressure, erratic pressure,
chattering, loss of pressure,
low water volume.
1. Nozzle in low pressure mode.
2. Water inlet is blocked.
3. Inadequate water supply.
4. Inlet hose is kinked or leaking.
5. Clogged inlet hose strainer.
6. Water supply is over 140°F.
7. High pressure hose is blocked or
leaks.
8. Gun leaks.
9. Nozzle is obstructed.
10. Pump is faulty.
1. Pull nozzle backward for high
pressure mode.
2. Clear inlet.
3. Provide adequate water flow.
4. Straighten inlet hose, patch leak.
5. Check and clean inlet hose
strainer.
6. Provide cooler water supply.
7. Clear blocks in outlet hose.
8. Replace gun.
9. Clean nozzle.
10. Contact Generac service facility.
Detergent fails to mix with
spray.
1. Detergent siphoning tube is not
submerged.
2. Chemical filter is clogged.
3. Nozzle is in high pressure mode.
1. Insert detergent siphoning tube
into detergent.
2. Clean or replace filter/detergent
siphoning tube.
3. Push nozzle forward for low
pressure mode.
Engine runs good at no-load
but bogs when load is
added.
Engine speed is too slow. Move throttle control to FAST position.
If engine still bogs down, contact
Briggs and Stratton service facility.
Engine will not start; or
starts and runs rough.
1. Low oil level.
2. Dirty air cleaner.
3. Out of gasoline.
4. Stale gasoline.
5. Spark plug wire not connected to
spark plug.
6. Bad spark plug.
7. Water in gasoline.
8. Overchoking.
9. Excessively rich fuel mixture.
10. Intake valve stuck open or
closed.
11. Engine has lost compression.
1. Fill crankcase to proper level.
2. Clean or replace air cleaner.
3. Fill fuel tank.
4. Drain gas tank; fill with fresh fuel.
5. Connect wire to spark plug.
6. Replace spark plug.
7. Drain gas tank; fill with fresh fuel.
8. Open choke fully and crank
engine.
9. Contact Briggs and Stratton
service facility.
10. Contact Briggs and Stratton
service facility.
11. Contact Briggs and Stratton
service facility.
Engine shuts down during
operation. 1. Out of gasoline.
2. Low oil level.
1. Fill fuel tank.
2. Fill crankcase to proper level.
Engine lacks power. Dirty air filter. Replace air filter.
Engine hunts or falters. Choke is opened too soon. Move choke to halfway position until
engine runs smoothly.
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PARTS LIST UNIT
Item Part # Qty. Description
1 AB5721 1 BASE
2 52858 8 LOCKNUT, M8
3 42909 2 HHCS, M8 1.25 x 30
4 50190 2 WASHER, Flat .34" x 1"
5 27007 2 MOUNT, Donut Type Vibration
7 B4099 1 DECAL, IMP. Purge Air
8 B2150 1 HOOK, Gun
9 B2516 1 CAP, Vinyl (black)
10 B2043 7 BOLT, 5/16"-18 x 1-3/4"
Carriage
11 B5713 1 DECAL, Logo
12 B1983 1 HANDLE
13 B1631A 1 BILLBOARD, Plastic
14 B1932 1 DECAL, Instructions
15 99583 8 NUT, Flange Lock 5/16"-18
16 B1981 2 SUPPORT, Handle
17 65852A 1 SPRING CLIP, Holder
18 185954 1 SCREW, Self Tap #8 - 18 x
1/2"
20 21217 4 MOUNT, Rubber Shock
21 B1232 1 CLAMP, Hose 7/16" Dia.
23 A1040D 1 HOSE, 4-1/2' Chemical Clear
24 A1041 1 FILTER, Chemical Hose
26 97178 2 KNOB, Handle 1/4" - 20 PW
27 31669 2 BOLT, 1/4" - 20 x 1-3/4"
Carriage
28 B4966 2 ASSEMBLY, 10" Tire & Wheel
Item Part # Qty. Description
29 75402C 2 PUSHNUT, 5/8" Dia.
30 B4095 1 SHEET, Info
31 NSP 1 MANUAL, Engine
32 B5715 1 MANUAL
33 23139B 1 KEY, 3/16" sq. x 1-1/2"
34 95531 4 SHCS, 5/16" - 24 x 3/4"
35 187264 1 ASSEMBLY, Complete Pump
(see pages 18-21)
39 B1982 1 BUMPER
40 NSP 1 ENGINE
41 B5830 1 KIT, "O" Ring
42 B5694 1 HOSE, High Pressure
43 87815 1 GOGGLES, Safety
44 B3263A 1 GUN, High Pressure
45 B3335C 1 LANCE, Nozzle Hi/Lo
46 97566 1 TAG, Nozzle Instructions
47 B2168A 1 HANGER, Hose, Gun, Jug
48 B4224 1 SCREEN, Gun Inlet
49 B2163 1 KIT, Nozzle Cleaning
50 97837 1 O-RING, Hi Pressure
51 92661 1 NOZZLE, 1.20 Blue
Replacement
53 92479 4 LOCKWASHER, Ribbed
54 BB3061B 1 OIL
55 48031G 1 CLAMP, Hose
56 52858 2 NUT, Locking M8 - 1.25
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PARTS LIST PUMP
Item Part # Qty Description
0 187264 0 Complete Pump Assy.
1 100B3699 1 Manifold
2 165B3169 6 O-ring 12.42 x 1.78
3 102B3699 6 Valve unit
4 103B3699 6 O-ring 5.60 x 1.78
5 104B3699 3 Valve cap
6 105B3699 1 Unloader valve screw
7 106B3699 3 O-ring 9.92 x 2.62
8 107B3699 1 Valve seat
9 108B3699 1 Spacer
10 119B3699 1 Spring
11 110B3699 1 Unloader piston
12 111B3699 1 Seal
13 112B3699 1 O-ring
14 113B3699 1 Anti-extrusion ring
15 114B3699 1 Unloader stem
16 10892293P 1 O-ring
17 116B3699 1 Guide
18 10292293P 2 O-ring
19 118B3699 1 Regulating knob
20 119B3699 3 Oil seal
21 120B3699 4 Screw, M6 x 30
22 12692294P 6 Screw, M6 x 30
23 122B3699 3 Head ring
24 123B3699 3 O-ring
25 120B3169 6 O-ring
26 125B3699 3 Packing
27 126B3699 3 Retainer 15mm
28 119B3169 3 O-ring
29 128B3699 3 Spring 33 x 56
30 129B3699 3 Piston assembly
31 130B3699 3 Spring plate
32 131B3699 3 Spring plate retainer
33 132B3699 2 Roller bearing
Item Part # Qty Description
34 148B3169 1 Screw, M8 x 28
35 134B3699 1 Wobble plate
36 135B3699 1 Bearing bushing
37 136B3699 1 Crankcase
38 100B3699A 1 Cap, Brass
39 138B3699 1 Snap ring
40 139B3699 1 Oil seal
41 12092293P 1 O-ring
42 141B3699 1 Piston guide
43 142B3699 1 Plug, M14 x 1.5 x 9mm
44 143B3699 1 Plug, 10mm
45 144B3699 1 O-ring
46 100B3169A 1 Nipple, 3/8 NPT
47 146B3699 1 Orifice, 1.8mm
48 B3213 1 Thermal Relief Valve
49 148B3699 4 Screw, M8 x 70
50 149B3699 1 Screw, M8 x 25
51 150B3699 1 Inlet manifold
52 95458 1 Quick Connect
53 89647A 1 Garden Hose Connector
60 177B3169 1 O-ring
61 178B3169 1 Spring, conical
62 179B3169 1 Ball, 7/32"
63 11492293P 1 O-ring
64 197B3169 1 Hose barb
65 112B3169 1 O-ring
66 157B3699 1 Injector housing
69 12492293P 4 Washer
70 159B3699 4 Screw
71 160B3699 1 Gas mounting flange
72 161B3699 1 Crankshaft
73 10692293P 4 Washer
74 12692293P 4 Screw
75 164B3699 1 Vent plug
Repair Kits
Description Part # Items included # Assys
in kit in Kit
High Pressure Seal 201B3699 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 1
Check Valve C / O Ring 202B3699 4, 5 4
Check Valve / O Ring 203B3699 2, 3 6
Oil Seal 204B3699 20 3
Unloader 205B3699 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14,
15, 16, 17, 18 1
LIMITED PRESSURE WASHER WARRANTY
GENERAC PORTABLE PRODUCTS (hereafter referred to as the COMPANY) warrants to the original retail
purchaser, the pressure washer manufactured by the COMPANY to be free from defects in material and
workmanship for the period(s) set forth below from the date of original purchase. This warranty is not transferable.
The term original purchaser means the person for whom the pressure washer is originally purchased.
Warranty Schedules
Electric Power Washer 1 year (does not apply to commercial or rental applications)
CONSUMER* COMMERCIAL*
All Other Engine-driven Engine: Warranted solely by Warranted solely by
Engine Manufacturer Engine Manufacturer
Pump: 1 year 90 days
* NOTE: For the purpose of this warranty consumer use means personal residential household use by
original purchaser. Commercial use means all other uses, including rental, construction, commercial
and income producing purposes. Once a pressure washer has experienced commercial use, it shall
thereafter be considered a commercial use pressure washer for the purposes of this warranty.
During said warranty period, the COMPANY will, at its option, repair or replace any part which, upon examination
by the COMPANY or COMPANY-Authorized Dealers, is found to be defective under normal use and service**. All
transportation costs under warranty, including return to the factory if necessary, are to be borne by the purchaser
and prepaid by the purchaser.
** NORMAL WEAR: As with all mechanical devices, pressure washers need periodic parts service and
replacement to perform well. This warranty does not cover repair when normal use has exhausted the life
of a part or pressure washer pump.
This warranty does not include: Used products and demonstration equipment. Parts, such as GUNS, HOSES,
WANDS, NOZZLES or other wear items such as quick couplers, oil, gauges, belts, o-rings, filters, pump packing,
etc. Pumps which have been run without water supplied. Damage or malfunctions resulting from: accidents,
abuse, modifications, alterations, or improper servicing. Freezing or chemical deterioration. Normal maintenance
such as adjustments, fuel system cleaning and obstruction (due to chemical, dirt, carbon or lime, etc.).
THIS WARRANTY IS IN PLACE OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
SPECIFICALLY, THE COMPANY MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES AS TO MERCHANTABILITY
OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE DURATION OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES
WHICH CANNOT BE DISCLAIMED IS LIMITED TO THE TIME PERIOD AS SPECIFIED IN THE
EXPRESS WARRANTY. LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR SPECIAL
DAMAGES UNDER ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES IS EXCLUDED, EVEN IF SUCH DAMAGES ARE
A DIRECT RESULT OF THE COMPANY'S NEGLIGENCE. THE COMPANY ALSO DISCLAIMS ANY
RESPONSIBILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SUCH AS THE LOSS OF
TIME OR THE USE OF THE POWER EQUIPMENT, OR ANY COMMERCIAL LOSS DUE TO THE
FAILURE OF THE EQUIPMENT: AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED TO THE
DURATION OF THIS WRITTEN WARRANTY.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion or limitation of
incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty
gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state.
For service, see your nearest COMPANY-Authorized warranty service facility or call 1-877-544-0982. Warranty
service can be performed only by a COMPANY-Authorized service facility. This warranty will not apply to service
at any other facility. At the time of requesting warranty service, evidence of original purchase date must be
presented.
Generac Portable Products
Jefferson, Wisconsin U.S. A.

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