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SUNJCO Electric Pressure Washer 1885 PSI MAX Manual

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Electric Pressure Washer

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A Division of Snow Joe®, LLC

1885 PSI MAX* | 1.59 GPM MAX* | 13 AMP

Model SPX2500

Form No. SJ-SPX2500-880E-MR4

Safety Instructions
All Operators Must Read These Instructions Before Use
WARNING! This indicates a hazardous situation, which, if
not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.
CAUTION! This indicates a hazardous situation, which, if
not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury.
DANGER! This indicates a hazardous situation, which, if not
followed, will result in death or serious injury.
General Safety
WARNING! This appliance is not intended for use by
children or by unassisted, unsupervised persons whose physical, sensory, or mental capabilities prevent them from using it safely. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
Before starting up your machine, please check it carefully for any defects. If you find any, do not start up your machine. Contact your authorized Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® dealer or call the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563).
WARNING! When using the pressure washer, basic safety
precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and personal injury. These include: · Know your product ­ Know how to stop the machine and
bleed pressure quickly. Thoroughly familiarize yourself with the controls.
· Keep bystanders away ­ All visitors and pets should be kept a safe distance away from the work area.
· Use the right product ­ Do not use this machine for any job except that for which it is intended.
· Dress properly ­ Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. They can get caught in moving parts. Protective rubber gloves and non-slip footwear are recommended when working outdoors.
· CAUTION! ­ Exercise caution to avoid slipping or falling. Wear protective footwear that will protect your feet and improve your footing on slippery surfaces.

· Stay alert ­ Watch what you are doing. Use common sense. Do not operate the pressure washer when you are tired, or under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
· Do not overreach ­ Keep proper footing and balance at all times.
· Avoid unintentional starting ­ Do not carry a pluggedin machine with your finger on the trigger. Make sure the switch is off before plugging in the machine.
· Do not abuse the cord ­ Never carry the machine by the cord or yank the cord to disconnect it from the receptacle. Keep the cord away from heat, oil, and sharp edges.
· Use safety glasses ­ Also use safety footwear, snugfitting clothing, protective gloves, and hearing and head protection.
· Check the water temperature ­ This pressure washer is not meant to pump hot water. NEVER connect it to a hot water supply as it will significantly reduce the life of the pump.
· Store indoors ­ NEVER store the pressure washer outdoors or where it could freeze. The pump could be seriously damaged.
· Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) ­ GFCI protection should be provided on the circuits or outlets to be used for this pressure washer. Receptacles are available having built-in GFCI protection and may be used for this measure of safety.
· Inspect electrical cables ­ The insulation of the power cord should be perfectly intact. If the power cord is damaged or shows any signs of wear or tear, do not use the pressure washer. Contact your authorized Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® dealer or call the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563).
WARNING! Do not use this appliance without reading this
instruction manual.
WARNING! This pressure washer’s spray wand is
compatible with the SPX1DT detergent bottle attachment (sold separately; visit snowjoe.com to purchase). When using this attachment, be sure to use cleaning agents that are specifically recommended by the manufacturer. The use of other cleaning agents or chemicals may adversely affect the safety of the appliance.
WARNING! Do not use the appliance within range of other
people unless they are wearing protective clothing.

© 2019 by Snow Joe®, LLC All rights reserved. Original instructions.


WARNING! High-pressure jets can be dangerous if subject
to misuse. The jet must not be directed at persons, pets, live electrical equipment, or the appliance itself.
· Do not direct the jet at yourself or others in order to clean clothes or footwear.
· Risk of explosion ­ Do not spray flammable liquids. · Disconnect the tool ­ Disconnect from the electrical power
supply before performing any maintenance task.
· Keep children away ­ This high-pressure electric power washer must not be used by children or untrained personnel.
· To ensure appliance safety, use only original replacement parts from the manufacturer or those approved by the manufacturer.
WARNING! Water that has flowed through backflow
preventers is considered to be non-potable.
WARNING! During cleaning, maintenance, or when
replacing parts, disconnect the machine from its power source by removing the plug from the socket outlet.
WARNING! High-pressure hoses, fittings, and couplings
are important for the safe operation of the appliance. Use only hoses, fittings, and couplings recommended by the manufacturer.
· Check for damaged parts ­ Do not use the appliance if the supply cord or other important parts of the appliance are damaged (e.g. safety devices, high-pressure hoses, trigger gun).

· In the event of an accident or breakdown, switch off the machine immediately. (If contact with detergent occurs, rinse with an abundance of clean water.)
Electrical Safety
ATTENTION: If there are problems with the electrical
MAINS, short voltage drops may appear when starting the equipment. This can, in turn, influence other equipment (e.g. cause a lamp to blink). If the MAINS-IMPEDANCE Zmax < 0.335 OHM, such disturbances are not expected. (If you require assistance, contact your local supply authority for further information.)
WARNING! Electrical Shock Hazard ­ Before starting
up your machine, please check it carefully for any defects. If you find any, do not start up your machine. Contact your authorized Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® dealer or call the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563).
The following should be observed when connecting the high-pressure electric power washer to the electric supply: · The electric supply connection should be performed by a
qualified person. · The electric supply to this appliance should include either
a residual current device that will interrupt the supply if the leakage current to the earth exceeds 30 mA for 30 ms or a device that will interrupt the earth circuit (GFCI).
IMPORTANT: Only use water without any impurities.
If there is a risk of running sand into the inlet water (i.e. from your own well), an additional filter should be installed.

WARNING! If an extension cord is used, the plug and
socket must be of watertight construction.
NOTE: It is not recommended to use an extension cord with this pressure washer.
WARNING! Inadequate extension cords can be dangerous.
· This high-pressure electric power washer must not be used at temperatures below 32ºF (0°C).
WARNING! Power cords on drums should always be
completely unwound to prevent the cord from overheating. · Power cord connections should be kept dry and off the
ground. · If the power cord is damaged, do not use the appliance.
Contact your authorized Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® dealer or call the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563). · Keep the machine on a stable, flat surface during operation, handling, transportation, and storage. Sudden overturn of the machine can cause bodily injury.

Safety devices
The unloader valve can reduce pressure if it exceeds preset values. The spray gun features a locking device. When the lock is activated, the spray gun cannot be operated.
1. Thermal sensor ­ A thermal sensor protects the motor against overloading. The machine will restart after a few minutes when the thermal sensor has cooled.
2. Double insulation ­ In a double-insulated appliance, two systems of insulation are provided instead of grounding. No grounding means is provided on a double-insulated appliance, nor should a means for grounding be added to the appliance. Servicing a double-insulated appliance requires extreme care and knowledge of the system, and should be performed only by qualified service personnel at an authorized Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® dealer. Replacement parts for a double-insulated appliance must be identical to the parts they replace. A double-insulated appliance is marked with the words “Double Insulation” or “Double Insulated.” The symbol (square within a square) may also be marked on the appliance.
3. Ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection ­ A GFCI should be provided on the circuit(s) or outlet(s) to be used for this pressure washer. Receptacles are available


having built-in GFCI protection and may be used for this measure of safety.
4. It is not recommended to use an extension cord with this pressure washer. The unit comes standard with a 35 ft GFCI power cable. Using an extension cord may cause a drop in line voltage resulting in loss of power and overheating.
5. To reduce the risk of electric shock, this appliance has a polarized plug (i.e. one blade is wider than the other). The appliance plug will fit into a polarized outlet only one way.
If the appliance plug does not fit fully into the outlet, reverse the plug. If the plug still does not fit, make sure that you are using the correct polarized wall outlet. If the plug still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to install the proper wall outlet. Do not modify the appliance plug, power cord receptacle, or power cord plug in any way.
Use only extension cords that are intended for outdoor use. These extension cords are identified by marking “Acceptable for use with outdoor appliance; store indoors while not in use”. Use only extension cord having an electrical rating not less than the rating of the product. Do not use damaged extension cords. Examine extension cord before using and replace if damaged. Do not abuse extension cord and do not yank on any cord to disconnect. Keep cord away from heat and sharp edges. Always disconnect extension cord from the receptacle before disconnecting the product from the extension cord.

Electric shock may cause SEVERE INJURY or
DEATH. Heed these warnings:
· Do not allow any part of the electric pressure washer to make contact with water while it is in operation. If the appliance becomes wet while turned off, wipe dry before starting.
· Do not use an extension cord over 25 ft. The pressure washer comes equipped with a 35 ft power cable. Combined cord length must not exceed 60 ft. Any extension cord must be 14-gauge (or heavier) to safely power the pressure washer.
· Do not touch the appliance or its plug with wet hands or while standing in water. Wearing rubber boots offers some protection.


Cord Length: Min. Wire Gauge (A.W.G.):

25 ft (7.6 m) 14

6. To prevent the appliance cord from disconnecting from the extension cord during operation, make a knot with the two cords as shown in Table 1.

Table 1. Method of Securing Extension Cord

Cord set

Appliance cord

(A) Tie cord as shown

(B) Connect plug and receptacle


Do not abuse the cord. Never pull the pressure

washer by the cord or yank the cord to disconnect it from the

receptacle. Keep the cord away from heat, oil, and

sharp edges.

Risk of electrocution
· Inspect cord before using. · Do not use if cord is damaged. · Keep all connections dry and off the ground. · Do not touch plug with wet hands. · Keep cord away from heat and sharp edges. · WARNING! Do not spray electrical apparatus and wiring.

Risk of explosion
· Do not spray flammable liquids.
· Do not use acids, bases, solvents, or any flammable material in this product. These substances can cause physical injuries to the operator and irreversible damage to the machine.

Additional safety instructions
· High-pressure: keep clear of nozzle. · Injection hazard: equipment can cause serious injury if the
spray penetrates the skin.
· Do not point the gun at anyone or at any part of the body. · In case of skin penetration, seek medical aid immediately. · Before servicing, cleaning, or removing any parts, shut off
the power and relieve pressure.
· This machine is not suitable for connection to the potable water mains.


Product Description
· This high-pressure electric power washer is intended for residential use only. It is designed for medium-to-heavy duty cleaning jobs on boats, motorcycles, RV’s, ATV’s, trailers, decks, barbecues, siding, patio furniture, and more.
Areas of application
· Never use the machine in potentially explosive areas under any circumstances!
· The operating temperature must be between 32ºF (0ºC) and 104ºF (40ºC).
· The machine consists of an assembly with a pump, which is encased in a shock-absorbing housing. To provide the operator with an optimal working position, the machine is equipped with a spray wand and a non-slip handle grip, whose shape and configuration comply with applicable regulations.
· Do not cover or modify the spray wand or the spray nozzle in any way.
· The high-pressure electric power washer is designed to be used with cold or lukewarm water; higher temperatures can damage the pump.
· Do not use water that is dirty, gritty, or contains any chemical products, as such impurities could impair operation and shorten the life of the machine.

Safety Symbols
The following table depicts and describes safety symbols that may appear on this product. Read, understand, and follow all instructions on the machine before attempting to assemble and operate.





READ THE OPERATOR’S MANUAL(S) ­ Read, understand, and follow all instructions in the user manual(s) before attempting to assemble and operate.

WARNING! Electrical shock hazard.

SAFETY ALERT ­ Indicates a precaution, a warning, or a danger.

WARNING! Do not expose the unit to rain or wet conditions. Keep dry.

WEAR EYE AND HEARING PROTECTION ­ For protection against injury, wear ear defenders and safety goggles.

To reduce the risk of injury, user must keep all bystanders at least 49 ft (15 m) away.

Wear safety gloves during use to protect hands.

Wear non-slip footwear that will protect your feet and improve your footing on slippery surfaces.

Store indoors. Never store the pressure washer outdoors. If the pump freezes, permanent damage may result.
Always keep the power cable away from heat sources, oils, or sharp edges. Immediately remove plug from the mains if the cable is damaged, frayed, or entangled.

Machine not suitable for connection to the potable water mains.
WARNING! Turn the machine OFF and disconnect it from the power supply before inspecting, cleaning, changing accessories, or conducting any other maintenance task.

Sound power level is 96 dB(A).

Double Insulation ­ When servicing, use only identical replacement parts.


Know Your Electric Pressure Washer
Read the owner’s manual and safety rules carefully before operating the pressure washer. Compare the illustration below to the pressure washer in order to familiarize yourself with the location of the various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference.

1. Safety lock

2. Trigger

3. Transport handle

4. Trigger gun

5. Hose holder

6. On/Off switch

7. Spray wand

8. Adjustable spray wand nozzle


9. Spray wand protector

10. Water inlet

11. High-pressure hose

12. Garden hose adapter/connection

13. Needle clean-out tool 14. High-pressure hose connection 6

15. Trigger gun holder

16. Spray wand holder

17. Detergent tank

18. Power cord with GFCI

19. Wheels

20. Water outlet/high-pressure hose connection




16 17 18

15 7
8 9







Technical Data

Rated Voltage ………………………………………………. 120 V ~ 60 Hz Max Pressure* …………………………………………. 1885 PSI

Motor ………………………………………………………….. 13 amp

Rated Pressure………………………………………… 1305 PSI

Max Water Inlet Temperature …………………………. 104ºF/40ºC Max Water Inlet Pressure ………………………………. 0.7 MPa

Detergent Tank Capacity …………………………… 40.6 fl oz (1.2 l) Spray Wand Length………………………………….. 34.3 in. (87 cm)

Max Flow*……………………………………………………. 1.59 GPM

High-Pressure Hose Length ………………………. 20 ft (6 m)

Rated Flow ………………………………………………….. 1.3 GPM

Power Cord Length ………………………………….. 35 ft (10.7 m)

Weight ……………………………………………………. 21.5 lbs (9.75 kg)

* Max rating per CSA test standards. Maximum internal pressure is 1885 PSI and flow is 1.59 GPM. Under typical load, working pressure is 1305 PSI and flow is 1.3 GPM.


Carton Contents
· Electric pressure washer · Trigger gun · Adjustable spray wand assembly · Three (3) large Phillips head screws · Trigger gun holder · Hose holder · Needle clean-out tool (included with manual packet) · High-pressure hose · Garden hose adapter (female coupler) · Manuals with registration card
1. Carefully remove the pressure washer and check to see that all of the above items are supplied.
2. Inspect the product carefully to make sure no breakage or damage occurred during shipping. If you find damaged or missing parts, DO NOT return the unit to the store. Please call the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563).
NOTE: Do not discard the shipping carton and packaging material until you are ready to use your new electric pressure washer. The packaging is made of recyclable materials. Properly dispose of these materials in accordance with local regulations.
IMPORTANT! The equipment and packaging material are not toys. Do not let children play with plastic bags, foils, or small parts. These items can be swallowed and pose a suffocation risk!
WARNING! Do not connect to power supply until assembly
is complete. Failure to comply could result in accidental starting and possible serious personal injury.
Tools required: Phillips head screwdriver 1. To assemble the hose holder, slide the holder into position and secure it to the unit with two screws (Fig. 1).

2. Slide the trigger gun holder into position (Fig. 2). Fig. 2
Trigger gun holder

3. To assemble the spray wand protector, first snap the tab into the slot located at the bottom left side of the unit, and then secure it in place with the remained one screw. (Fig. 3).
Fig. 3
Spray wand protector

4. Fit the spray wand into the gun and rotate it until the two parts are completely locked (Fig. 4).

Fig. 4

Trigger gun

Fig. 1

Hose holder

Spray wand

2 screws

5. Connect the silver end of the high-pressure hose to the trigger gun and twist the nut as indicated to secure the connection (Fig. 5).

Fig. 5

Trigger gun

High pressure hose

This end to Garden hose water inlet (male end)


6. Connect the other end of the high-pressure hose to the water outlet on the washer and twist the black rotatable end-piece as indicated to secure the connection (Fig. 6).

Fig. 6


Fig. 7

Garden hose

Water inlet

8. Attach garden hose to water supply (Fig. 8). Fig. 8

Connect to water supply

Garden hose

High-pressure hose

Water outlet

WARNING! The intake water temperature must
not exceed 104ºF/40ºC. The water supply must not exceed 0.7 MPa.

WARNING! Keep hose away from sharp objects. Bursting
hoses may cause injury. Examine hoses regularly and replace if damaged. Do not attempt to mend a damaged hose.
7. Connect the garden hose adapter (female coupler) to the water inlet of the pressure washer, then thread your garden hose (male end) into the garden hose adapter (Fig. 7). The garden hose must have an internal diameter of at least 13 mm (1/2 in.) and must be reinforced. The water supply must be at least equal to the washer delivery capacity.
NOTE: The machine is not suitable for connection to the potable water main.

CAUTION! The washer must only be used with clean water;
use of unfiltered water containing corrosive chemicals will damage the washer.
9. Make sure the motor switch is pushed to the OFF (0) position before plugging the unit into the power outlet (Fig. 9).


Fig. 9


10. Check that the electrical supply voltage and frequency (Volt/Hz) correspond to those specified on the pressure washer rating plate. If the power supply is correct, you may now plug the pressure washer into the power outlet (Fig. 10).
Fig. 10

IMPORTANT! This pressure washer is equipped with a
micro-switch sensitive to water flow. This Total Stop System (TSS) senses water flow in the pump. When the trigger is released, water stops flowing through the pump. The TSS then automatically turns the motor off to protect the pump from overheating, thus saving energy and prolonging pump life.
1. Position the washer as CLOSE as possible to the water supply.
2. The washer must be used on a secure and stable surface in a standing, upright position (Fig. 11).
Fig. 11

Power light indicator


3. Turn the water supply tap on completely. 4. Release the safety lock, then press the trigger for a few
seconds until the water flow is steady. Operating the pressure washer in this manner will allow air to escape and discharge residual pressure in the hose (Figs. 12 and 13).
Fig. 12

NOTE: The GFCI may need to be reset when first plugged into the electric outlet. Press the “Reset” button until
the power light indicator on the GFCI illuminates when
plugged in.

Safety lock



Fig. 13

Working with detergents
When cleaning with the pressure washer, some cleaning tasks can be solved with water alone, but for most tasks cleaning with detergent allows for more effective dirt removal.
WARNING! To apply detergents, you must use the low
pressure setting. This setting will gently apply the detergent at a pressure equivalent to a low-set garden hose. The high-pressure setting is used for rinsing. You cannot apply detergents when working at high pressure.

5. Keeping the trigger pressed, turn the switch to the ON (I) position to start the pressure washer.
6. When re-starting the motor, always keep the trigger pressed. NOTE: The motor only runs when the trigger is operated and shuts off when the trigger is released.
Using the adjustable spray nozzle

WARNING! Use only detergents specifically designed
for use with pressure washers. DO NOT USE household detergents, acids, alkaline solutions, bleaches, solvents, flammable material, or industrial grade solutions. These could damage the pressure washer. Many detergents may require mixing prior to use. Prepare the cleaning solution as instructed on the solution bottle.
1. Set the adjustable nozzle to the low-pressure, fan-spray setting (Fig. 15).
Fig. 15

WARNING! High-pressure jets can be dangerous if subject
to misuse. The jet must not be directed at persons, pets, live electrical equipment, or the appliance itself.
1. The washer is equipped with an adjustable nozzle.
2. The water pressure can be adjusted from low pressure (­) to high pressure (+) by turning the pressure adjustment knob. The nozzle tip can be adjusted from pencil spray (wide open tip) to fan spray (narrow tip) by turning the nozzle tip adjustment knob (Fig. 14).

Open to apply detergents

Pressure adjustment knob Pencil spray

Nozzle tip

Fig. 14

Nozzle tip adjustment knob

Fan spray

2. Remove the detergent tank cap with suction tube. Gently pull the onboard detergent tank out of its storage position. (Fig. 16).
Fig. 16
Detergent tank cap with suction tube

WARNING! Do not adjust the nozzle while the trigger
is squeezed. Failure to do so could result in damage.

Detergent tank


3. Fill the tank with detergent designed specifically for use with pressure washers (Fig. 17).
Fig. 17

8. Rinse with clean water under high pressure. When working on a vertical surface, rinse from the bottom up, then rinse from the top down to avoid streaking. Hold the nozzle 6-8 inches away from the work surface at a 45° angle.
9. When you have finished using the detergent injection system, remove the detergent suction tube from the detergent tank and insert it into 1.3 gal (5 L) of fresh water. Siphon water at low pressure for one minute so that all the detergent is flushed through the system. Remove the detergent tank and rinse it until it is thoroughly cleaned.

Pressure washer detergent

CAUTION! Failure to follow these cleaning instructions will
cause the injection system to become clogged and inoperable.

Detergent tank
4. Insert the suction tube back into the tank and cap the tank closed. Push the tank back into storage position on the unit (Fig. 18).
Fig. 18

· Bleach, chlorine products, and other corrosive chemicals · Liquids containing solvents (e.g. paint thinners, gasoline,
· Tri-sodium phosphate products · Ammonia products · Acid-based products These chemicals will harm the unit and will damage the cleaning surface.

Detergent tank suction tube
Detergent tank
CAUTION! Always test the detergent in an inconspicuous
area before use. 5. Turn on the pressure washer. Pull the trigger to operate the unit. The liquid detergent will automatically mix with water and be discharged through the nozzle. 6. Apply detergent from the bottom to the top of the dry surface to be cleaned. NOTE: Wetting the surface first is not recommended as it dilutes the detergent and reduces its cleaning ability. 7. Allow the detergent to remain on the surface for a short time before rinsing. Do not allow the detergent to dry on the surface.

Shutting down
1. Turn the switch to the OFF (0) position and unplug the power cord from the outlet.
2. Turn off the water source. 3. Hold the trigger to release water pressure. 4. Disconnect the garden hose from the water inlet on
the unit. 5. Disconnect the high-pressure hose connection on the
trigger gun handle. 6. Release the trigger and engage the gun safety lock.
WARNING! Turn off the water supply and squeeze the
trigger to depressurize the unit. Failure to do so could result in personal injury due to discharge of high-pressure water.
Taking a break
If you are taking a break of five minutes or more between cleaning tasks:
1. Engage the gun safety lock (Fig. 12). 2. Turn the switch to the OFF (0) position. 3. Unplug the power cord from the outlet.

CAUTION! Damage may occur to painted surfaces if the
detergent is allowed to dry on the surface. Wash and rinse a small section at a time. Avoid working on hot surfaces or in direct sunlight.




CAUTION! Always store your pressure washer in a location
where the temperature will not fall below 32ºF (0ºC). The pump in this machine is susceptible to permanent damage if it freezes. FREEZE DAMAGE IS NOT COVERED BY THE WARRANTY.
· Store the pressure washer indoors in a dry, covered area where it is not subject to adverse weather conditions.
· It is important to store this product in a frost-free area. · Always empty water from all hoses, the pump, and the
detergent bottle (if using) before storing.

CAUTION! Before working on the pressure washer,
disconnect the plug from the power supply socket. 1. To ensure good performance, check and clean the water inlet filter (Fig. 19). Remove the filter and rinse with warm water to prevent any foreign matter from clogging the pump (Fig. 20).
Fig. 19

CAUTION! The use of a pump protector is recommended to
prevent cold weather damage during storage over the winter months.
Winterizing + long-term storage
If you must store your pressure washer in a location where the temperature falls below 32ºF (0ºC), you can minimize the chance of damage to your machine by utilizing the following procedure:
· Disconnect all water connections. · Turn on the machine for a few seconds until the remaining
water in the pump exits. Turn off immediately. · Do not allow the high-pressure hose to become kinked. · Store the machine and accessories in a room that does
not reach freezing temperatures.
· Do not store near a furnace or other sources of heat that may dry out the pump seals.
· Operate the pressure washer with non-corrosive/non-toxic anti-freeze, a pump saver, or a pump protector before storing for the winter.
WARNING! Before reusing, completely flush the unit
out with clear water. Anti-freeze products can damage paintwork, so you must ensure there is no anti-freeze left in the system before using it again.

Garden hose adapter
Water inlet filter Fig. 20
2. Clean the nozzle with the needle clean-out tool provided (Fig. 21). Remove the spray wand from the gun; remove any dirt from the nozzle hole and rinse.
Fig. 21

Needle clean-out tool

Circuit Diagram
A circuit diagram for the pressure washer is provided below for your reference (Fig. 22).
Fig. 22

Motor Capacitor

Power cord On/off switch

Recycling the washer
· Do not dispose of electrical appliances as unsorted municipal waste. Use separate collection facilities.
· Contact your local government agency for information regarding the collection systems available.
· If electrical appliances are disposed of in landfills or dumps, hazardous substances can leak into the groundwater and get into the food chain, damaging your health and well-being.
Service + Support
If your Sun Joe® SPX2500 electric pressure washer requires service or maintenance, please call the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563).
Model + Serial Numbers
When contacting the company, reordering parts, or arranging service from an authorized dealer, you will need to provide the model and serial numbers, which can be found on the decal located on the housing of the unit. Copy these numbers into the space provided below.
Record the following numbers from the housing or handle of your new product:
Model #: S PX2 500
Serial #:


· Disconnect the unit from the electrical power supply before carrying out maintenance on the machine or when checking that its parts are in proper working order.
· To avoid unnecessary hassles, consult the following table before contacting customer service with any mechanical issues.

Machine refuses to start

Possible Cause
· Power failure/machine not plugged into a working receptacle.
· Defective socket. · Fuse has blown. · Defective extension cord.

Possible Solution
· Check to make sure machine is plugged into a working outlet.
· Check the power cord and reset the GFCI. Try a different outlet.
· Replace fuse. Switch off any other machines that are using the same circuit.
· Try the unit without an extension cord.

Fluctuating pressure

· Pump sucking air. · Valves dirty, worn out, or stuck. · Pump seals worn out.

· Check the hoses and connections are airtight.
· Clean or replace valves/seals.
· Please call the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563) for assistance.

Machine stops
Fuse blows Machine pulsating
Machine often starts and stops by itself Machine starts, but no water comes out

· Fuse has blown. · Incorrect mains voltage. · Thermal sensor activated. · Nozzle partially blocked.
· Fuse too small.
· Air in inlet hose. · Inadequate supply of mains water. · Nozzle partially blocked. · Water filter blocked. · Hose kinked.
· Pump/spray gun is leaking. · Trigger mechanism is broken.
· Pump/hoses or accessories frozen. · No water supply. · Water inlet filter blocked. · Nozzle blocked.

· Replace fuse. Switch off other machines using the same circuit.
· Check that the mains voltage corresponds to specification on the model tag.
· Leave the washer for 5 minutes to cool down. · Clean the nozzle.
· Install a fuse with a higher amp rating than the amp consumption of the machine. Try the unit without an extension cord.
· Allow machine to run by holding the trigger until regular working pressure resumes.
· Check that the water supply corresponds to the specifications required.
· WARNING! Avoid using long, thin hoses (minimum 1/2 in. diameter).
· Clean the nozzle. · Clean the water inlet filter. · Straighten out the hose to remove any kinks/blockages.
· Please call the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563) for assistance.
· Wait for pump/hoses or accessories to thaw. · Connect inlet water. · Clean the water inlet filter. · Clean the nozzle.


Optional Accessories
WARNING! ALWAYS use only authorized Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® replacement parts and accessories. NEVER use replacement
parts or accessories that are not intended for use with this electric pressure washer. Contact Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® if you are unsure whether it is safe to use a particular replacement part or accessory with your pressure washer. The use of any other attachment or accessory can be dangerous and could cause injury or mechanical damage.





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NOTE: Accessories are subject to change without any obligation on the part of Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® to provide notice of such changes. Accessories can be ordered online at snowjoe.com or via phone by contacting the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563).






ABOVE ALL ELSE, Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® are dedicated to you, our customer. We strive to make your experience as pleasant as possible. Unfortunately, there are times when a product does not work or breaks under normal operating conditions. We think it’s important that you know what you can expect from us. That’s why we created the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® promise.
OUR PROMISE: Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® warrant new products for two years from the date of purchase. If your product does not work, or there’s an issue with a specific part, we will fix this by either sending you a free replacement part or by sending you a new or comparable product at no charge. How cool is that! Before you know it, you’ll be back in action cutting, sawing, mowing, washing and…?

Snow Joe®, LLC (“Snow Joe® + Sun Joe®”) strongly encourages you to register your purchase. You can register online at snowjoe.com/ProductRegistration, or by printing and mailing in a registration card available online from our website, or calling our Customer Service Department at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563), or by e-mailing us at [email protected]. Failure to register your product purchase will not diminish your warranty rights. However, registering your purchase will allow Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® to better serve you with any of your customer service needs.
This Warranty is extended by Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® to the owner of this Machine (a “Machine” consists of a product powered by a motor) for residential and personal household use only. This Warranty does not apply to products used for commercial, rental or re-sale purposes. Should ownership of this machine change during the 2-year period, please update the Machine’s owner information at snowjoe.com/ProductRegistration.
Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® warrants to the owner that if this Machine fails within 2 years from the date of purchase due to a defect in material or workmanship or as a result of normal wear and tear from ordinary household use, Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® will send a replacement part or product, as needed, free of charge and with free shipping to the original purchaser.
If, in Snow Joe® + Sun Joe®’s sole discretion, the failed Machine cannot be repaired with a part, Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® will elect to either (A) send a new Machine at no charge and with free shipping or (B) refund the full purchase price to the owner.

This Warranty does not apply to the Machines that have been used commercially or in non-household applications. This Warranty does not cover cosmetic changes that do not affect performance. This Warranty is only valid if the Machine is used and maintained in accordance with the instructions, warnings and safeguards contained in the owner’s manual. Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® will not be responsible for the cost of any unauthorized warranty repairs. This warranty does not cover any cost or expense incurred by the purchaser in providing substitute equipment or service during reasonable periods of malfunction or non-use of this product while waiting for a replacement part or unit under this warranty.
Wearing parts like belts, augers, chains and tines are not covered under this warranty, and can be purchased at snowjoe.com or by calling 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563). Batteries are covered in full for 90-days from the date of purchase.
Repair, replacement or refund of the purchase price are the exclusive remedies of purchaser and the sole liability of Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® under this warranty. No employee or representative of Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® is authorized to make any additional warranty or any modification to this warranty which may be binding upon Snow Joe® + Sun Joe®. Accordingly, purchaser should not rely upon any additional statements made by any employee or representative of Snow Joe® + Sun Joe®. In no event, whether based on contract, indemnity, warranty, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, shall Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including, without limitation, loss of profit or revenue.
Some states do not allow limits on warranties. In such states, the above limitations may not apply to you.
Outside the USA, other warranties may apply.