Craftsman electric powerwasher

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Old 04-14-05, 11:09 PM
barsky
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Craftsman electric powerwasher

I recently purchased a sears craftsman electric 1750 psi powerwasher. It will work if i use a short extension cord but when i use a 100 ft. cord it won't turn on...any ideas
 
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Old 04-15-05, 05:01 AM
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When you say it doesn't turn on, do you mean it doesn't even hum? If so, the ext cord is bad. If it makes a humming sound , the ext cord isn't heavy enough. You probably need a cord with 12 gauge or even 10 gauge wires in it. The owners manual probably tells you what size ext cord is needed for 100' length.
Hope this helps,
Mike
 
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Old 04-15-05, 02:59 PM
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craftsman electric powerwasher

Thanks for your reply Mike. I guess I knew the answer to this. I will have to invest in a heavy duty extension cord.
 
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