Honda gcv160 pressure washer troubleshooting

Possible CauseCorrection
Fuel valve is OFF.Move the fuel valve lever to ON.
Choke is OFF.Unless the engine is warm, move the choke/throttle lever, choke rod. or choke lever to the CHOKE ON position.
Ignition switch or engine stop switch is OFF.Move the flywheel brake lever to RUN position. (Types 2 8,6: Throttle lever to FAST position. Type 5: Engine stop switch to ON)
Electric start types: Battery under-charged. Battery cables are loose or corroded. Fuse is blown.Refer to the equipment manufacturer's instructions for servicing the battery and related components.
Out of fuel.Refuel.
Bad fuel; engine stored without treating gasoline, of refueled with bad gasoline.Refuel with fresh gasoline.
Spark plug faulty, fouled, or improperly gapped.Adjust or replace the spark plug (page 10).
Spark plug wet with fuel (flooded engine).Dry and reinstall the spark plug. Start the engine with the choke/throttle lever in the FAST position. (Types 4 & 5: Choke in the OFF position).
Fuel filter clogged, carburetor malfunction, ignition malfunction, valves stuck, etc.Take the engine to an authorized Honda servicing dealer or refer to the shop manual to replace or repair faulty components as necessary.
Air filter clogged.Clean or replace the air filter (page 10).
Bad fuel; engine stored without treating the gasoline, of refueled with bad gasoline.Refuel with fresh gasoline.
Fuel filter clogged, carburetor malfunction, ignition malfunction, valves stuck, etc.Take the engine to an authorized Honda servicing dealer or refer to the shop manual to replace or repair faulty components as necessary.