I bought one of these about a year ago. Used it less than six times, and
went to use it yesterday, and it wouldn't power up. Called the 888 number,
and they said it needed a rebuild pump kit for $$. I said I had only used
it less than six times. They said they would send me a rebuild kit, but
only one, and only THIS time. And I have to fix it.
Anyone have one of these, have experience with this, or know how this would
not work in such a short time? Drained after each use, kept indoors.
It's not something silly like a tripped GFCI or breaker is it? The small
electric units are the bottom end of pressure washers, so they aren't
built for longevity. Feeding oil into the pump before storing helps
prevent internal rusting and seizing. Have you actually diagnosed what's
wrong with it?
Yeah, was on the phone with the tekkie twice. It powers up. I take off the
hose, and water flows through and out the outlet. I turn it on, and no
increase in the pressure coming out, even though the motor runs. They sent
me a rebuild kit, but I don't want to tear it apart until I have the kit to
fix it. I have had other cheapo models that lasted and lasted until the
hose froze, or the hose hook up corroded so bad it was unusable. Never had
a pump go out before, and with such minimal use. I'll see once I get in
there, maybe it can be fixed with some new o rings or something easy and
simple. They can't be complicated. I rebuilt my Graco XR7 airless sprayer.
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