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Old 06-10-2013, 05:06 PM  
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I am lucky enough to have a Sears 2700cc power washer model 580-752060, recently, 1 year ago, the power hose attached crossed threaded the outlet of the washer, took it to sears and they replaced, did not use until now, and here is my problem and question. When the unit is running, starts fine, but no pressure, took to neighbor's outside facuet and same results. With hose on, pressing the trigger water will come out, when the unit is running, water stops flowing out of the wand, and the relief valve will blow out HOT water from under the unit. I assume the pump is now bad, has anyone replaced a pump on this unit, Sears is about 89.00 labor and looks like 165.00 + for parts, almost the cost of another unit. Any information input is appreciated. Dennis



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Old 06-10-2013, 05:48 PM  
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Don't understand how you got to a bad pump, unless I missed something, Sounds more like a blockage in the wond or a bad pressure release valve. Do you have an inline screen that got plugged when they worked on it.
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Old 06-10-2013, 06:17 PM  
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I pulled out the screen and it is clean, I can blow air/water thru the wand, and the hose will allow water to pass thru it, until the unit runs, then no water from the wand, not high pressure water or facuet pressure water. With the unit not running, it will squirt water out thru the hose and wand, until the unit runs, then nothing. There is a relief valve on the underside, and after a few minutes, it will dump water, hot water out of the bottom spout. The shaft of the motor into the pump is spinning, so not sure if the issue is the upper piece or the lower piece of the assembly.

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Here is the parts layout of the unit:

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Craftsman-Parts/Power-washer-Parts/Model-580752060/0247/1505200

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I don't know enough about these things but it sounds like a problem with work they did.

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Or , did the unit get frozen at some point over the winter in storage?
May have broken something.

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Or , did the unit get frozen at some point over the winter in storage?
May have broken something.
He hasn't used it since the repair.


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