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10-02-03, 07:14 PM   #1  
pressure washer storage

What is the best way to winterize?
I read to run RV anti freeze through the pump or use what they recommend and also heard to store inside instead
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10-02-03, 08:06 PM   #2  
I have a pressure washer and that is correct. You have to run RV antifreese through the pump. To do this, create a funnle hose system so you can connect the male end to the pump water inlet. Put 6 ounces of RV Antifreese into the funel. With the engine switch off and the spark plug removed. Pull the rope several times till the antifreese comes out of the high presure watter outlet. If any fluid remaining in funel dump back in container.

 
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10-03-03, 07:00 AM   #3  
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so storing inside is not needed even in cold climates in winter

 
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10-03-03, 09:37 AM   #4  
Just put a tarp over it to protect it from the weather.

 
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10-03-03, 03:05 PM   #5  
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10-04-03, 12:18 AM   #6  
Hello rajung!

Indoor storage is not needed if you do as Terminator suggested. The only problem with a tarp is that when it warms up, moisture from the ground rises and gets trapped underneath the tarp. This leads to rust. It is best to at least store under some type of roof if you can, but if you can't, a tarp is better than nothing. You might put the tarp underneath it and wrap it around the unit as a moisture barrier between it and the ground. Also make sure you drain the gas, and then crank it up and let it burn the gas out of the carb before storage.


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