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How to Replace a Karcher Hose and Handgun

When requiring to replace the hose and handgun on your Karcher pressure washer, it is worth understanding the four different connection types. Below we have briefly detailed the differences between these connections.


Before you commit to purchasing a new hose and handgun always check and confirm the model of your pressure washer. The full model number can be found on the silver data plate on the chassis of your appliance, this will consist of the model number and full 7 digit product number.

Confirming this before purchasing will ensure that you obtain the correct part for your appliance.

  C-Clip Side:

Insert the hose and push in the clip which is located on the side, this will lock the hose in place to the handgun

  C-Clip Front:

Similar to the C-Clip gun above however the clip is located on the front of the handle, once the hose is in place push the clip to secure it.

  Sealed Unit:

Supplied as a single unit, to remove the hose from the gun you will need to undo the screws on the handle, this will release the hose from the handgun.

  Quick Connect System:

Karchers latest connection system, simply push the hose into the location on the handgun and you’re ready to go.

However it is worth noting that the Quick Connect hose is different from the previous connection types so it is recommended to confirm the model and product number on your appliance.

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