Operating, Warning, Notice – John Deere OMM156510 User Manual

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Pressure Washer Location

Clearances and Air Movement

Place pressure washer in a well ventilated area, which will allow
for removal of deadly exhaust gas. Do not place pressure washer
where exhaust gas could accumulate and enter inside or be
drawn into a potentially occupied building. Ensure exhaust gas
(A) is kept away from any windows, doors, ventilation intakes, or
other openings that can allow exhaust gas to collect in a confined
area. Prevailing winds and air currents should be taken into
consideration when positioning pressure washer.

How to Start Your Pressure Washer

To start your pressure washer for the first time, follow these
instructions step-by-step. This starting information also applies if
you have let the pressure washer sit idle for at least a day.

1. Place pressure washer near an outside water source

capable of supplying water at a flow rate greater than
3.8 gallons per minute and no less than 20 PSI at pressure
washer end of garden hose. DO NOT siphon supply water.

2. Check that high pressure hose is tightly connected to spray

gun and pump. See Assembly section.

3. Make sure unit is in a level position.

4. Connect garden hose to water inlet on pressure washer


5. Turn ON water, point gun in a safe direction, press the red

button and squeeze trigger to purge pump system of air
and impurities.

6. Attach nozzle extension to spray gun. Tighten by hand.

7. Choose desired spray tip, pull back nozzle extension collar,

insert spray tip and release collar. Tug on spray tip to make
sure it is securely in place. See How to Use Spray Tips.



Exhaust heat / gases can ignite combustibles,
structures or damage fuel tank causing a fire.

• Keep at least 5 ft. (1.5 m) clearance on all sides of pressure washer

including overhead.


Running engine gives off carbon monoxide, an
odorless, colorless, poison gas.

Breathing carbon monoxide can cause headache,
fatigue, dizziness, vomiting, confusion, seizures,
nausea, fainting or death.

• Operate pressure washer ONLY outdoors.

• Keep exhaust gas from entering a confined area through windows,

doors, ventilation intakes, or other openings.

• DO NOT start or run engine indoors or in an enclosed area, even if

windows and doors are open.


DO NOT run the pump without the water supply connected
and turned on.

• Damage to equipment resulting from failure to follow this instruction

will void warranty.