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So you're figuring out how to operate a pressure washer and there's a problem with the water pressure. It just doesn't seem to be strong enough. There could be a number of reasons why you've got a problem. Go through this list to help you troubleshoot:
• The tip may be too large or old.
• The pump inlet could be leaking air.
• Your pump or unloader may be bypassing water.
• The pipe could be too small for adequate water flow.