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Karcher 3000 PSI (Gas-Cold Water) Pressure Washer w/ Honda Engine

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Karcher Pressure Washers and AccessoriesModel: G3050OHC
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4.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 5
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Grade
Style
Water Pressure
3000
PSI
Water Flow
2.5
GPM
Cleaning Speed
7500
Cleaning Units
Engine
Honda GC


Product Video Disclaimer: "PED is not responsible for any variances from the product in this video and the item you purchase. Please review all product specs prior to purchase."

Powerful Honda GC190 187cc Engine
3000psi takes on big jobs around the house with ease
Easy to start; quiet and reliable

Karcher Axial Cam Pump
Brass pump head for durability and reliability

Commercial Grade Trigger Gun & Wand With Child Safety Lock
Wand is zinc plated for rust & corrosion resistance

Uncluttered Design
Easy access to engine and pump

Full Set Of Quick Connect Nozzles
0, 15, 25, 40 and soap quick connect tips
Allow you to shape the spray for different cleaning tasks

25 Feet Of High Pressure Hose
Clean in a wide area without moving the unit

Large Pneumatic Tires
Easily take on rough terrain

On-Board Storage
Tips fit into custom holder, won't get lost or left behind
Handle hook keeps hose & gun tidy & kink-free


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Engine
Engine Brand
Honda GC
Starter
Recoil
HP
5.2 HP
CC
187 CC
Fuel Tank Size
1.9 quarts
Pump
Pump Brand
Karcher
Pump Type
Axial Cam
Adjustable Pressure
No
Chemical Injection
Siphon Tube
Housing
Frame Type
2-Wheel Cart
Wheels
Pneumatic
Hose
Hose Storage
Hook
Hose Length
25 Feet
Hose Material
PVC/Plastic
Hose Diameter
1/4 Inch
Hose Connections
M22
Spray Gun
Spray Gun Connection
M22
Spray Gun Grade
Professional
Spray Gun Wand
Single Wand
Spray Tips
Quick Connect Tips (5)
Turbo Nozzle
Sold Separately
Overview
Weight
75 Pounds
Product Length
22 Inches
Product Width
23 Inches
Product Height
35 Inches
Consumer Warranty
1 Year
UPC
886622013273
Model
G3050OHC
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  2 Questions
Q: can you use these pressure washers on autos?
by Carlos Ballesteros from California on May 26, 2015

A: Yes, This unit would be a good choice for your application. The unit comes with 5 different spray tips for the different applications at hand. For example the red 0 degree tip would be for tough jobs like concrete while the white 40 degree tip would be for delicate jobs like your car. Also, in my opinion Karcher makes the best consumer grade unit available today and I would not hesitate to recommend this unit.
by Brian, Product Expert

Q: Do these washers put out the claimed pressures ?
What pump life can be expected?
I am considering the Karcher G 3050.
Thanks for your help.

by DON MOEN from Iowa on August 05, 2014

A: Yes, they put out their claimed pressures. The way to adjust the PSI is to change the colored spray tip and pattern.
0 DEGREE (RED TIP)
15 DEGREE(Yellow TIP)
25 DEGREE (Green Tip)
40 DEGREE (White Tip)
Soap Applicator (Black tip)
A. 0 DEGREE - BLASTING
B. 15 DEGREE - STRIPPING
C. 25 DEGREE - CLEANING
D. 40 DEGREE WASHING
E. 60 DEGREE- SOAP APPLICATION


I love this unit because it pairs a Honda engine and a Karcher brass head pump. The brass head is important because it dissipates heat better than all aluminum pumps, therefore extending its lifespan. Pumps are not rated in a number of hours, it is like an engine in that it needs to be properly taken care of. You always want to be sure you are using PRESSURE WASHER SAFE DETERGENTS as well as using PUMP SAVER to winterize the pump. Finally, the biggest tip I can offer is to not leave the trigger gun un-pulled. This causes the pressurized water to continue to circulate within the pump, significantly decreasing it's lifespan.
by Brian, Product Expert

Karcher G3050OHC Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
4/5
Quality
4/5
Performance
4/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 5
Pros
Easy To Use (9)
I'd Buy It Again (6)
Reliable (5)
Price (3)
Exceeded Expectations (3)
Cons
Handle Too Short And A B... (1)
M22 Connectors On The Hi... (1)
Difficult To Use (1)
None (1)
Bad Instructions (1)
77% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
44 Reviews  Sort by 
 
P. H.
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
APR.
16
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Lasts!!!
Had this 4 years now. Starts first time, every time and performs as advertised!
P. Recommends This Karcher Product
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David H.
Rockland, MA
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 11/27/15
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
FEB.
02
2016
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Ok. . . Sort Of
Came in with one part damaged in December, called Karcher, they were going to send the part right out. Still has not arrived.

Called them back yesterday and the CSR told me the order was cancelled with no reason... They are supposed to be shipping it now. We will see...

Haven't had a chance to run it yet...
David Does Not Recommend This Product
Brian, the Pressure Washer Expert
Product Expert
David,
I am so sorry Karcher dropped the ball on getting your replacement part sent out to you. If you don't see it in the next few days please give me a call directly at 800-710-7499 and I'll ask our Karcher rep to help out.
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Randy
Laverne, CA
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
JAN.
13
2016
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Junk
The first year it was in the shop for repairs 5 times for pressure pump. Karcher gave me a new pump after 7 months, no it failed again and they won't stand behind it.

I would not buy this washer if I were you !
Randy Does Not Recommend This Product
Brian, the Pressure Washer Expert
Product Expert
Randy,
This unit has a 1 year Factory Warranty that covers defects materials and workmanship. It doesn't cover improper use or wear and tear. It is up to your local Karcher Authorized Factory Repair Facility to determine which is which.

Karcher is the largest pressure washer manufacturer on the planet, and their failure rate is well below the industry average. In rare cases where one of our customers has had an extended problem we've been able to work with Karcher to help them get it resolved.

We're sorry your retailer didn't offer you that kind of support.
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Edward L.
Desoto, MO
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 3/28/16
REVIEWED
MAY.
01
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Good Powerwasher
Powerwasher with a Honda works great. The holder for the different tips are cheap soon as motor starts tips go flying out of sight! Have to carry them in my pockets.
Edward Recommends This Karcher Product
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Steven G.
Jensen Beach, FL
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 3/6/16
REVIEWED
APR.
04
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Pressure Washer But......
The first two times I used the pressure washer it performed excellent and was everything I expected and performed well. On the third use when I fired it up it started leaking gas excessively around the carburetor area so now I will need to find a dealer who can perform the warranty work before I can use it again.

That part is disappointing but otherwise I love the pressure washer and its performance.
Steven Recommends This Karcher Product
Brian, the Pressure Washer Expert
Product Expert
Steven,
Before you look for Warranty Service, you may want to check the fuel hose that leads to the carburetor- sometimes the clip that holds the hose in place gets knocked out of place, which allows leaking (make sure the unit is off turned off and cool, first please!). It may only take a couple minutes with a pair of pliers to put the clip back where it belongs.

If that doesn't help, you can find Karcher Authorized Warranty Service in your area by using their Service Locator or giving Karcher a call at (800) 537-4129. If you call Karcher, please be sure to have the serial number of the pressure washer handy when you call them; they will ask for it.

If you have several service locations in your area you may want to call them to see who has the quickest turn-around time.
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Robert S.
Titusville, FL
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 2/29/16
REVIEWED
MAR.
24
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Like The Washer Very Well
Sweet- like it; so far does the job. Nice product.
Robert Recommends This Karcher Product
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James E.
Bristol, IN
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 4/27/15
REVIEWED
MAR.
19
2016
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Cheap Pump
Lost 1/2 pressure within 2 weeks. PED does not stand behind, Karcher nothing but a big runaround, would not buy again.
James Does Not Recommend This Product
Brian, the Pressure Washer Expert
Product Expert
James,
I'm sorry you are having problems with your pressure washer. I checked your file, and there's a note on your file saying we have arranged for a Karcher representative to contact you directly so you could get the Factory Warranty service you need.

The note is dated just yesterday- if you haven't heard from the already, you should have an email or voice message by the end of today. As we said in our email to you- If you do need additional assistance from us, please do not hesitate to ask.
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Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
James,
It sounds like the unloader valve needs cleaning since you experienced this issue a year ago. Since a couple of the service centers near you have closed, we shipped you a new pump while we signup new service centers in that area. Please call our help line at 800-537-4129 anytime you need help on a Karcher product.
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Sylvan H.
Dundee, NY
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 12/14/15
REVIEWED
JAN.
04
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Has A Lot Of Pressure
Has a lot of pressure and gets the job done.
Sylvan Recommends This Karcher Product
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Ted S.
Brownsboro, TX
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 5/23/14
Total Helpful Votes
31 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JUL.
31
2014
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Too Expensive To Last Only One Month!!!!!!
I need to use a power washer everyday to clean the floors of my dog kennel. Not only did I pay more for your washer than for washers I have purchased in the past, but it did not last longer than a month.

My problem now is that you were unwilling to replace it and had me take it to a repair shop. I now have to wait 6 weeks for it to be repaired. Recommend this washer... No Way!!!
Ted Does Not Recommend This Product
Brian, the Pressure Washer Expert
Product Expert
Ted,
When you called us, you said the pressure washer water was pulsating and losing pressure as you were using it. That can be an indicator that there isn't enough water getting to the pump. Please check that the filter where your supply (garden) hose attaches is free of debris, that the garden hose is at least 5/8" in diameter and no longer than 30 feet, and that you're using city water that supplies at least 3 gallons per minute. If you've got a 100 foot garden hose and/or an inadequate water supply (like a well or cistern) the pump will be starved for water and surge.

It is against Federal Law to ship an engine that has had gasoline in it because of the fire/explosion hazard. That's why we only sell products that have Factory Warranties and and national service networks. Karcher's Service Locator shows 5 Authorized Repair Locations in your area, and we recommend calling around to see who has the shortest turn-around time. You told us you only checked the closest location with a 3 week turn-around time; I'm sorry that it has extended to 6 weeks.

We appreciate your business, and apologize for any inconvenience.
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John S.
Ottawa, NY
Total Helpful Votes
21 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
MAY.
11
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Manual Sucks
Good unit so far, but comes with a generic manual for multiple models hard to interpret what applies to "your" machine.

Insufficient photos make it easy to install handle backwards if you're not careful.
Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Price, Easy To Store
Cons: Bad Instructions
John Recommends This Karcher Product
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213
Michael L.
Brier, WA
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 5/23/14
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
18 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JUL.
01
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Pressure Washer
I got tired of renting or borrowing a pressure washer so decided to break down and buy one. PED had a good selection and the best prices, including shipping.

The washer starts easy, runs well, is easy to use. The only complaint is the crappy 25 foot hose that's included. No matter how I straighten it or position it, it always wants to recoil and end up directly under my feet. I've ordered a 50 footer. We'll see how that works.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Reliable, I'd Buy It Again
Michael Recommends This Karcher Product
Brian, the Pressure Washer Expert
Product Expert
Michael,
The hose should relax some with use. Laying it out straight in the sun for a while before use should also help it lose the memory of the coil.

I checked your file and didn't see a hose order yet, so in general terms if you order a Prosumer or Professional grade hose it will cost more, but it will be more durable and flexible than Consumer grade hoses.
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Michael's Experience With Pressure Washers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"The pressure washer had been tumbled during shipping which soaked the air filter with oil. After trying to start it, I talked with customer service who diagnosed my problem and offered to send my a replacement air filter. It arrived quickly and all is well."
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Brian, the Pressure Washer Expert
Product Expert
Michael,
We tell the shippers not to tip the pressure washers, but sometimes it happens, anyway. Please accept my apologies for any inconvenience, and I'm glad everything worked out OK.
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