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2019/11/30 12:30:50 (permalink)
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Pressure washer engine ceases to start

It worked great when I got it so I invested in a new hose and wand. No issues putting it on and even using it until I ran out of gas. I got some gas and tried to start it but it seemed locked up. Pulled the plug and it turns great. Put the plug back in and it turns once or twice but then the pull rope kicks back - hard. What could have happened? It's a Briggs and Stratton cheapo so I don't see how it could have gotten out of timing so abruptly but that's what it feels like. It tries to break your fingers if you are holding tight to the rope when it says "nope". That's right. At things stand now, it has developed a personality ... and not a nice one.
If you need pictures and numbers, I can get those easily but this may be a generic small engine question at this point.

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    AVB
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    Re: Pressure washer engine ceases to start 2019/11/30 13:00:29 (permalink)
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    Sound like the camshaft ACR is not working. If OHV engine can be as simple as valve adjustment sometimes.
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    Re: Pressure washer engine ceases to start 2020/06/18 18:43:02 (permalink)
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    post edited by humblerb - 2020/06/18 18:46:46
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    Re: Pressure washer engine ceases to start 2020/06/18 21:50:35 (permalink)
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    Wouldn't that be something if that's all it was. 
     
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    Re: Pressure washer engine ceases to start 2020/06/19 07:45:54 (permalink)
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    stephen.graves8
    Wouldn't that be something if that's all it was. 


    I'm a new member and didn't realize the date of your original post. Did you get it fixed?
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