Starting a Pressure Washer

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In this clip, we're going to show you how to start the machine. First find the, locate the on/off switch. We've already checked the oil and the gas in this one, so normally with this particular model, all you need to do is turn it on. This would be the choke, pull out for the choke and then there's a ripcord. I have not seen one that is just a manual start but I'm sure their out there. Here we go, I'll give it a rip, you want to make sure you place one hand on top of the unit, not on the muffler. Locate the muffler that will be very hot. But since I haven't started this, normally I like to place my hand on the air filter, sturdy the machine so it won't jump away, and give it a rip. It's normal that they blow a little smoke, when they get up here. We had to transport this to get to this location. Generally that is a little pre start, and now I'll turn on the water and get the machine ready to do some work.