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Pressure Washer Winterization
How do I winterize my pressure washer? What kind of anti-freeze should I use?
Note: Please see your Operator's Manual for detailed instructions for this process.
Here are the steps you run through to winterize your units:
Flush chemical tube by placing it in a pail of clean water, while the unit is running. Squeeze pressure trigger in low pressure for two minutes.
Shut down engine and allow it to cool down, then remove all hoses.
Place throttle lever in STOP position. Disconnect the spark plug wire from the spark plug. CAUTION: This is an extremely important step. Running the unit without water will damage the unit.
Empty the pump of all liquids by pulling the recoil handle about six (6) times. This should remove most liquid from the pump.
NOTE: To protect your pump from freezing, use Pump Saver. Follow the instructions located on the Pump Saver can.
You can also use RV antifreeze (no alcohol) by connecting a three-foot section of garden hose to the inlet adapter.
Pour the RV antifreeze (no alcohol) into the hose, pull the recoil handle twice. Make sure the spark plug wire is still disconnected
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