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It is starting to get cold. How do I winterize my pressure washer?

Prepare the pressure washer for storage by running a 50/50 mix of water and anti-freeze into the unit. This will keep the internal parts lubricated, protected from rust, and prevents the pump from freezing. Please use environmentally friendly anti-freeze whenever possible using the following procedure:


Mix anti-freeze and water at a 50/50 ratio.
Connect a short piece of garden hose (2-3 feet long) to the water inlet fitting of the pump. Use a funnel to pour the anti-freeze solution down the hose.
Disconnect the high-pressure hose from the pump, if it is still on the pump. Drain it and store it in a warm, safe place.
Pour the anti-freeze solution down the funnel and into the short hose. Start the machine and let it draw the solution through the pump. This can take up to 2 minutes. Shut the pressure washer down when the solution begins to spray from the pump outlet.
The machine is now ready for storage. Simply flush it out with clean water when you are ready to begin using it in the spring.
Note: This procedure works best if you have someone to help with the hose and funnel.