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|Product Brand||Kärcher - Kärcher US Home and garden support phone: 1-800-537-4129|
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K 3.86 M English Español Français 2 19 37 CHEM ! 5.961-774 02/06 HIGH PRESSURE WASHER OPERATOR MANUAL MODEL OVERVIEW 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUC4-5 TIONS ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS 6 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 7-8 USING THE ACCESSORIES 8 WORKING WITH DETERGENTS 9 – 10 TAKING A BREAK 10 SHUTTING DOWN & CLEAN-UP 11 WINTERIZING AND LONG-TERM 12 STORAGE CARE AND MAINTENANCE IN12 STRUCTIONS CLEANING TIPS 13 – 14 OPTIONAL CLEANING ACCES- 15 – 16 SORIES TROUBLESHOOTING 17 – 18 Kärcher Customer Support Mexico Call: 01-800-024-13-13 for help or visit our website: www.karcher.com.mx Safety Alert Symbols DANGER indicates “an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.
” WARNING indicates “a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or injury. ” CAUTION indicates “a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in minor or moderate injury or in property damage incidents. ” Specifications Max. Pressure Water volume Amp draw Voltage Part No. Serial no. 1750 PSI 1.5 GPM 13 AMPS 120 V 1.636-123.0 Owner/User Responsibility The owner and/or user must have an understanding of the manufacturer’s operating instructions and warnings before using this pressure washer. Warning information should be emphasized and understood. If the operator is not fluent in English, the manufacturer’s instructions and warnings shall be read to and discussed with the operator in the operator’s native language by the purchaser/owner, making sure that the operator comprehends its contents. Owner and/or user must study and maintain for future reference the manufacturers’ instructions. Kärcher Customer Support USA Call: 1-800-537-4129 for help or visit our website: www.karcher-usa.com/home Please take a moment to register your pressure washer online at www.karcher-usa.com/warranty Kärcher Customer Service CDN Call: 1-800-465-4980 for help or visit our website: www.karcher-canada.com 2 English MODEL OVERVIEW 1 Power cord with Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) 2 High pressure outlet 3 ON/OFF switch 4 Water inlet with garden hose connector (not shown) 5 Detergent tank (removeable) 6 Detergent dosing valve and detergent suction tube 7 Transport handle 8 Accessory compartment 9 High pressure hose Trigger gun Trigger gun safety lock Vario Power Spray wand Dirtblaster® (Rotating spray wand) CAUTION This unit has been designed for use with cleaning detergents recommended by the manufacturer. The use of other cleaning detergents may affect the operation of the machine and void the warranty. For household use only! 9 English 3 When using this product basic precautions should always be followed, including the following: ! Read all the instructions before using the product. ! To reduce the risk of injury, close supervision is necessary when a product is used near children. ! Know how to stop the product and bleed pressures quickly. Be thoroughly familiar with the controls. ! Stay alert watch what you are doing. ! Do not operate the product when fatigued or under the influence of alcohol or drugs. ! Keep operating area clear of all persons. ! Do not overreach or stand on unstable support. Keep good footing and balance at all times. ! Follow the maintenance instructions specified in the manual. ! This Product Is Provided With A Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter Built Into The Power Cord Plug. If Replacement Of The Plug Or Cord Is Needed, Use Only Identical Replacement Parts. ! Risk of Injection or Injury Do Not Direct Discharge Stream At Persons. ! High pressure jets can be dangerous if misused. The jet must not be directed at persons, animals, electrical devices, or the machine itself. ! Wear safety goggles. ! Do not use acids and solvents in this product. These products can cause IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS physical injuries to the operator and WARNING! ! To reduce the risk of electrocution, irreversible damage to the machine. keep all connections dry and off the ground. Do not touch plug with wet hands. ! The Trigger Gun Safety Lock PREVENTS the trigger from accidentally being engaged. This safety feature DOES NOT lock trigger in the ON position. ! Do not use extension cord with this unit. GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This product must be grounded. If it should malfunction or breakdown, grounding provides a path of least resistance for electric current to reduce the risk of electric shock. This product is equipped with a cord having an equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding plug. The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances. DANGER Improper connection of the equipmentgrounding conductor can result in a risk of electrocution. Check with a qualified electrician or service personnel if you are in doubt as to whether the outlet is properly grounded. Do not modify the plug provided with the product – if it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. Do not use any type of adapter with this product. 4 English GROUND FAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPTER PROTECTION This product is supplied with a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) built into the power cord plug. This device provides additional protection from the risk of electric shock. If power is interrupted in the line, the GFCI will automatically re-close the circuit to the load after power is restored. Depending on the GFCI model, it may be necessary to manually operate the reset button to restore power to the GFCI load circuit. If replacement of the plug or cord is needed use identical replacement parts. WATER SUPPLY (Cold Water Only) CAUTION When connecting the water inlet to the water supply mains, local regulations of your water company must be observed. In some areas the unit must not be connected directly to the public drinking water supply.