Karcher Pressure Washer Inlet Elbow Assembly

Stock Number: ES538422

Manufactured by Karcher

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Pressure Washer Inlet Elbow Assembly

If you've been noticing a lack in the suction pressure of your pressure washer, it's most likely a faulty inlet. If this has split, or the seal is slightly worn it can drastically affect the power intake. This replacement L shape plastic inlet elbow assembly is a genuine Karcher spare part.

If you need help finding your model number please view our Karcher video tutorials section.

Please note: This spare is chassis number and serial number dependent. Please contact our call centre with this information so we can check the spare is correct. Your chassis number will look similar to: 1.504-604.0.

How to replace Karcher inlet and outlet connectors

This video should help with fitting this part. However, the exact layout and fitting technique may differ for your make and model.

Be safe - always unplug any appliance from the electricity supply before carrying out any work on it.
If you are in any doubt contact a qualified repairer.

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Rated 4.7 out of 5 (103 customers)
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    By - Scunthorpe

    Everything from initial contact to delivery was top draw thanks.
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    This was a perfect fit and restored the washer to working condition again. A good price and swift delivery. Many thanks.
  • original item for karcher pressure washer

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    By - CYPRUS

    YES this is the original item for my karcher pressure washer model: 4.95M+ Easy to install if you are a technician of course

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  • Q due to frost damage I purchased from you a new inlet elbow assembly. 2 Answers

    your video on how to fit shows the engineer removing a clip. This clip is not on my washer a K3.99M, how do I fit the assembly

    By bert - aberdeenshire - 25 March 2011

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      I cannot find the release clip for the Inlet Elbow on my K4.99, do I need to try something else?

      By Barrie - Norwich - 02 May 2011

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      Hi bert, the inlet fits in the same was as the video above, but rather than a clamp holding it in to place, the cover acts as the clamp.

      By Rory eSpares Staff - 30 March 2011

  • Q wrong elbow inlet part for K3.99M? 1 Answer

    This part does not fit although your website says it is the right part. The video you show to install it shows the actual identical correct part which is slightly different from the one you supplied.

    By sparticus - 24 November 2014

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      There is two production versions of the K3.99, one uses this part and the other uses Stock Number: ES953411

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 25 November 2014

  • Q 320 karcher 1 Answer

    Hi I need to get a inlet elbow for my old karcher 320 your inlet are all black and the one on my pressure washer is clear plastic

    By lea - ringmer - 04 August 2014

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      It may be that Karcher have changed the plastic in production and the clear is no longer available. If the part is listed for your appliance the colour of the plastic is not likely to be important.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 04 August 2014

  • Q my jet wash sounds like it is just ticking over and has no power, its like its reving on and off on its own 1 Answer

    i notice that there is water leaking from the inlet piece on the bottom of the machine, from when i pulled it over on to its side by mistake. i did strip it like the video i seen that this elbow is cracked also just behind where it sits is cracked any ideas need help bad

    By goldoaklej - swansea - 05 August 2010

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      I had the same problem and the only solution is to replace the inlet pipe. However I have discovered that the original pipe is no longer available. I have botched the fitting with silicon tape which minimises the leak.

      By mm0580 - Exeter - 18 August 2010

  • Q Karcker K395M water inlet elbow 1 Answer

    The water inlet elbow broke. How do I get it out. It just twists around both clockwise or counterclockwise.

    By Bobbo48 - Panama City, Florida - 25 November 2009

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      Please contact an engineer because we cannot give out technical advice unfortunately.

      By eSparesMalindi eSpares Staff - 11 June 2010