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does it take regular gas? or gas and oil mix?

State: NJ - New Jersey
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Regular gas is used for the power washer
State: FL - Florida
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Regular gas.
State: OH - Ohio
Age: 55-64
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Generac’s 2700PSI residential power washer, model number 6022, should utilize gasoline with an octane rating of 87, with no more than 10% ethanol. Utilizing a higher grade fuel will not yield any increase in power output. The unit’s manual states that the fuel must be clean, fresh, unleaded gasoline with a minimum of 87 octane/87 AKI (91 RON). Furthermore, an unapproved gasoline (such as E85) should not be utilized, nor should oil be mixed with the gasoline.
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is the pump a self lubricating type pump?

State: FL - Florida
Age: Over 65
This purchase was for: Drive/Walkway Cleaning
asked 2 years, 4 months ago
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Yes the water is the lubricant.
State: MA - Massachusetts
Age: 45-54
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
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The 2700psi Power Washer has a self lubricating pump. The pump has been pre-lubricated and sealed from the factory, and will require no additional maintenance for the life of the pump.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
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Can I pump hot water through this unit.

I have a hot water faucet in my garage.
Can I connect the hose to that faucet and use hot water through the pump?
State: IN - Indiana
Age: 35-44
This purchase was for: Boat/Auto/ATV Cleaning
asked 2 years, 3 months ago
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No, please check your owners manual for max water temp. I believe it is around 100 degrees
State: MA - Massachusetts
Age: 45-54
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
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Only cold water (under 100°F) should be utilized for our power washers.
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What is the maximum length of hose you can use from the pressure washer to the wand?

I understand that 50' feet is the maximum length of hose from the water supply to the pressure washer unit. But what is the maximum (if any) length of hose that can be used from the pressure washer unit to the pressure washer wand/gun?
Specifically on the residential 2700psi unit.
State: NJ - New Jersey
Age: 35-44
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I was on the phone with Generac and the do not recommend using any extension hoses with the unit. It can impact the pump.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Currently Generac does not offer an extension to the high pressure hose provided with the power washer. If a longer high pressure hose is necessary, the hose should have a diameter of 3/8” to ensure proper water flow as damage done to the unit from using an improperly sized hose will void the factory warranty. The hoses that come with the units are ¼” diameter, but when lengthening the hose you will have a need for more pressure, so if you increase the hose size, you increase the amount of water flowing through, allowing a longer hose to be usable for this unit. At this time we do not have a recommendation for a maximum length of the high pressure hose.
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what oil goes in presure pump?

is it non detergent sae 30 ?
State: TX - Texas
Age: 45-54
asked 5 months ago
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Yes, SAE 30 is supplied by Generac in the box when purchased.
State: OR - Oregon
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Please note that Generac’s 2700PSI Residential Power Washer, model number 6022, does not require oil maintenance on the unit’s pump. The unit’s pump has been pre-lubricated and sealed out of manufacturing, which should last for the life of the power washer. The engine itself requires having either a SAE 30, 10W-30, or 5W-30 Synthetic oil filled via the Oil Fill point provided on the unit depending on the ambient temperature that the unit is expected to operate in. The oil recommendation chart in the owner’s manual will assist in determining the proper weight oil. Please note that we recommend utilizing the 5W-30 Synthetic oil for use in areas with significant temperature changes. For further information or specifications regarding a particular unit, please use the unit’s model or serial number, to access the product’s documentation here: http://www.generac.com/service-supp....
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can you run the pressure washer without water or do u need water hook up and on before starting

State: NY - New York
Age: 55-64
This purchase was for: Deck Cleaning
asked 10 months ago
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NO do not run the washer without water! This could seize up the pump.
State: OH - Ohio
Age: 35-44
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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The power washers should never be run without having the appropriate water supplied to the pump. Attempting to start or run the power washer without providing an adequate water supply could cause permanent damage to the pump. Damage due to misuse is not covered by the manufacturer’s warranty.
answered 9 months ago
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does this unit come with oil?

State: DE - Delaware
Age: 35-44
This purchase was for: Deck Cleaning
asked 10 months ago
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Yes it does come with oil.
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Generac’s Pressure Washers come with a SAE 30 oil, separate from the unit. No Pressure Washers are shipped with oil in-unit. All oil is provided in an accompanying can.
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Where can I get a manual?

I just bought this 2700/2.3 model as a display model from Lowes and didn't come with box or paperwork.
State: PA - Pennsylvania
Age: 45-54
This purchase was for: Deck Cleaning
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Manuals can be found on http://www.generac.com/Service/Manu... by entering in your seven-digit model number. Be sure to enter in your model number starting with two or three zeros without any dashes or spaces. For example, Model 5989-0 should be entered as 0059890. Then click on the manual with part number 0H9700.
State: WI - Wisconsin
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
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where is this product made including the engine. what is the hour rating of the pump.

State: PA - Pennsylvania
Age: 55-64
This purchase was for: Yard Clean-up
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The 2700PSI power washer is built at our manufacturing facility in Whitewater, Wisconsin. The engines we use on our power washers are manufactured to our specifications by a partner overseas.

Because there are many elements that can affect the overall life expectancy, our pumps are not rated by hours of use. The axial cam pump on the 2700PSI power washer is designed for intermittent home use. If taken care of properly, you should be able to get many years of use from it. There are many of Generac power washers produced more than 10 years ago with axial cam pumps that are still in service.
State: WI - Wisconsin
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Can't find model number on unit, lost manual, can u help?

Trying to winterize pump and the inlet will not allow pump saver fluid to enter.
State: MO - Missouri
Age: 35-44
This purchase was for: Deck Cleaning
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
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The manual can be downloaded at http://goo.gl/fNh8i, and the pump manual can be downloaded at http://goo.gl/pWr2g
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
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What kind of soap can be used

Is there any particular type of soap that can not used with this pressure washer?
State: OH - Ohio
Age: 55-64
This purchase was for: Boat/Auto/ATV Cleaning
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You should use a soap made for pressure washers, liquid auto soap is fine, just make sure the soap is not an acid based soap as it could damage the pump. Always make sure to put the pickup tube in clean water and flush the system after each use.
State: MA - Massachusetts
Age: 45-54
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What is the product & shipping weight for this pressure washer?

State: AZ - Arizona
Age: 35-44
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The 2700 psi Power Washer weighs 82 pounds for shipping, and when fully assembled is 67 pounds.
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Detergent tank?

Just purchased this week, I have noticed on different models that they have 2 detergent tanks. I would like to add another to this model is there any place i can get one. I have done a parts seach but it does not show it. Like the idea of having 2 detergents onboard.
State: PA - Pennsylvania
Age: 45-54
This purchase was for: Siding Cleaning
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Our power washers will either come with a single detergent tank, two tanks, or our Professional models do not come with any detergent tanks. We do not recommend any modifications to the unit. If additional detergent is needed for a particular application, the siphon hose can be submerged into an external container. You will want to ensure that the detergent siphon hose is properly submerged in the detergent container being used.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
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what size are the connections on the hose?

I want to buy an extension wand, thye all seem to come with 3/8 npt threaded fittings, will these work with this unit?
State: MD - Maryland
Age: 35-44
This purchase was for: Siding Cleaning
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The 2700psi Power Washer utilizes M22 threaded connections for the hose.
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Where can I buy a new gray plastic part that holds the wand?

The gray plastic part that fits over the handle holds the wand. This piece was broken in shipment so I would like to buy a new one. Do you know the part number and where I can buy it? Thanks
State: OR - Oregon
Age: 55-64
This purchase was for: Paint Preparation
 
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Replacement parts can be purchased through your local certified dealer. To find a certified dealer in your area, search your postal code here: http://www.generac.com/Service/Deal.... Owner’s manuals and exploded views with parts listings are available for this unit online by searching the unit’s model or serial number here: http://www.generac.com/Service/Manu....
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where is the serial number located?

State: AL - Alabama
Age: 55-64
This purchase was for: Siding Cleaning
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Please see the attached guide for data decal locations.
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why do you use 50ft garden hose only for water supply

State: MO - Missouri
Age: 55-64
This purchase was for: Drive/Walkway Cleaning
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When utilizing a power washer, we require a minimum of 10 feet of unrestricted garden hose for proper water supply, and a maximum of 50 feet. Any hose longer than 50 feet will allow too large of a pressure drop to properly supply the pump with water. This decrease in water pressure can damage the pump on the power washer. Any damage done to the pressure washer due to using an improperly sized hose will void the unit’s warranty.
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What phone number do I call if it is missing parts when it arrives?

State: NY - New York
Age: 25-34
This purchase was for: Yard Clean-up
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Call the dealer you purchased it from.
State: MA - Massachusetts
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What is the chemical to water ratio?

Using Zep deck and fence cleaner concentrate for pressure washers. The chart shows a 1:7, 1:10, 1:12, and 1:20 ratios. I have your 2700 psi washer recently purchased.
State: TX - Texas
Age: 55-64
This purchase was for: Deck Cleaning
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The pumps on our power washers are not metered, as it is a direct suction from the tank through the pump. Meaning, the concentration of the cleaning agent does not change as it goes through the power washer, and the mix rate in the chemical tank will be pulled through the high pressure water stream, staying the same through the spray gun. There are many factors that can affect the dilution rate for the chemical tank, such as the GPM rate, the viscosity of the detergent being used, and the size of the orifice on the soap nozzle you are using. The 2700 psi Power Washer has a rating of approximately 2.3 GPM when running at full throttle; you may be able to use this GPM rating to compare to the recommendations for your particular cleaning agent.
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if not using any washer liquid do I still need to put the siphoning tube on to use the power washer?

if not using any washer liquid do I still need to put the siphoning tube on to use the power washer?
State: FL - Florida
Age: 55-64
This purchase was for: Drive/Walkway Cleaning
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If detergent is not necessary for the job being performed, the detergent siphon hose does not need to be attached. You will still want to ensure that the water supply hose and the high pressure hose are correctly attached before each use.
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