How to Clean a Pressure Washer

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Regular cleaning and maintenance of your pressure washer helps keep it working for longer, and may help you avoid larger appliance problems down the road. Remember that during the course of cleaning if you find any cracked or broken parts it's easy to replace them with pressure washer spares from eSpares.co.uk.

  1. Unplug the washer from the mains supply.
  2. Flush the jet through with clean water and clear the nozzle with a fine needle. Be careful not to widen the hole.
 
   
   
   

 

Cleaning the nozzle

Cleaning a pressure washer nozzle

  1. Unplug the washer from the mains supply.
  2. Flush the jet through with clean water and clear the nozzle with a fine needle. Be careful not to widen the hole.


 

 

 

Removing inlet filter

 

Cleaning a pressure washer filter

  1. Detach the cold-water hose, unscrew the inlet nozzle and carefully remove the inlet filter with a pair of long-nosed pliers.








    Washing inlet filter
  2. Wash the inlet filter under running water. Make sure all dirt is removed. If necessary, use an old toothbrush to remove stubborn debris.






     

This is a general guide only. If you have any doubts about fitting home appliance spares, please contact a qualified service person. Let them know that you can supply any spares, you just need help fitting them.