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How to Bleed a Karcher Pressure Washer

Occasionally you may find that air becomes trapped within your pressure washer's system. Air in your system can lead to your pressure washer pump becoming damaged and ultimately reducing its performance.

Below we have highlighted just how simple bleeding your machine can be.

Ideal for times when you’ve just replaced a new part or when it hasn’t been used for a period of time, bleeding your system can help reduce any possible damage and keep your cleaning performance at an optimal level.

Follow the steps below to bleed your machine and keep it from becoming more than a glorified paper weight.

Step 1 - Connect the Hose

Take your hose and connect it up to your pressure washers inlet hose, it is important to ensure that you have your pressure hose detached.

Step 2 - Flushing the System

Turning the tap on, now flush the the system for a minute or two, this will make sure that any air in the pressure washer is expelled.

Step 3 - Connecting the Pressure Hose

After a couple of minutes turn off the tap and reconnect the pressure hose to your Karcher.

With the pressure hose re-attached you can then continue to use your pressure washer to clean your patios, decking and car.

For any pressure washer spares, see our online catalogue for any part you need to keep your machine working time and time again.


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