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How to Clean a Pressure Washer

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Regular cleaning and maintenance of your pressure washer helps keep it working for longer, and may help you avoid a range of appliance problems down the road.

Remember that during the course of cleaning your pressure washer, if you find any cracked or broken parts it's easy to replace them with pressure washer spare parts and accessories from

Cleaning a Pressure Washer Nozzle:

  • Unplug the pressure washer from the mains supply.
  • Flush the jet through with clean water and clear the nozzle with a fine needle. Be careful not to widen the hole.

Cleaning a Pressure Washer Filter:

  • Detach the cold-water hose, unscrew the inlet nozzle and carefully remove the inlet filter with a pair of long-nosed pliers.
  • Wash the inlet filter under running water, make sure all dirt is removed. If necessary, use an old toothbrush to remove stubborn debris.

The information provided above should only be used as a guide. If you have any doubts about repairing home and garden appliances, please contact a qualified engineer.

Cleaning the nozzle


Removing inlet filter

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