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Karcher X Series 1600 PSI (Electric-Cold Water) Pressure Washer

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Grade
Style
Water Pressure
1600
PSI
Water Flow
1.2
GPM
Cleaning Speed
1920
Cleaning Units
Engine
N/A
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K2.425 Pressure Washer Is Handy And Portable
Great for smaller tasks around the house
Retractable handle adjusts to your height, stores compactly

New N-Cor Axial Pump
Patented N-Cor polymer resists corrosion
Lasts longer than cheaper wobble pumps
Quiet and durable

Vario-Spray Wand
No tips to lose, just twist to adjust the spray shape

Dirtblaster Turbo Wand Included
Agitator spray pattern cleans deep in nooks & crannies
Not suitable for delicate surfaces

Detergent Tank
Removes for easy filling & cleaning

20 Feet Of High Pressure Hose
Work in a wide area without having to move the unit

35 Foot Power Cord
Includes GFCI protection



Model
  Model Number:K2.425
 UPC:036339023052
 Manufacturer:Karcher
 Made in USA:No
Motor
 Motor Type:Universal
 Motor Voltage:120-Volt Single-Phase
 Amps:13 Amps
 Power Cord Length:35 ft GFCI
Pump
 Pump Brand:Karcher
 Pump Type:Axial Cam
 Adjustable Pressure:No
 Chemical Injection:Single Detergent Tank
Housing
 Frame Type:2-Wheel Cart
 Wheels:Plastic
Hose
 Hose Storage:Hook
 Hose Length:20 ft
 Hose Material:PVC/Plastic
 Hose Diameter:1/4 Inch
 Hose Connections:Threaded
Spray Gun
 Spray Gun Connection:Karcher Bayonet
 Spray Gun Grade:Residential
 Spray Gun Wand:Adjustable
 Spray Tips:Not Applicable
 Turbo Nozzle:Included
Overview
 Weight:13 Lbs. (5.90 kilograms)
 Dimensions:11.02L x 9.53W x 24.53H
(27.99 x 24.21 x 62.31 cm)
 Mfr Consumer Warranty:1 Year Karcher Rapid Exchange Warranty
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  6 Questions
Q: I want a Karcher Pressure Washer with a built-in detergent tank-no siphoning. Is the Model K2.425 my only choice? I will be using the unit for general exterior house cleaning,etc. No commercial work.
by Arnold on February 25, 2012

A: No, there are a few models that Karcher offers with a detergent tank or bottle. Along with this model, models K3.48M, K3.740, & K5.740 have either a detergent tank or bottle built into the machine.
by Mike, Product Expert
Q: I need to pwer wash brick, cinder block, and blue slate at my home. Which power washer will get the job done?
by Reese from New York on June 27, 2011

A: Something lik this would do the job, as long as this is just a cleaning and not a deep clean or resurface. It is most likely going to take you a while to do this, but would should do the job. You may want to bump up to something a little more powerful though to cut down your cleaning time and make everything easier.

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Pressure Washers Direct
by Mike, Product Expert
Q: Comparing the different Karcher models, I still have the same 2 basic questions.1) Does motor shut off with the trigger wand? and 2) where the water hose connects is it metal or plastic and is a kit needed to covert it to metal?
by Judy Averhart from Mississippi on March 27, 2011

A: Yes all Karcher electric models have the total stop feature when you release the trigger gun. Some of the Karcher models have brass water inlet fittings and some models have plastic. This specific model has plastic garden hose fittings and comes with a plastic quick connect attachment to prevent the user from cross threading the threads. To convert the fittings to plastic, you would have to purchase a brass garden hose quick connect kit.

I posted the product below that I am referring to:

PowerWasher Garden Hose Quick Connect Kit
by Mike, Product Expert
Q: Do you have any self priming pressure washers for sale (gas or electric) ? I have wood deck on my 1/2 acre pond to clean & would like to be able to use the pond water. Thankyou.
by John from Ohio on March 25, 2011

A: Yes, all Karcher branded pressure washers both the gas and electric versions have self priming pumps that can pull water from a standing source such as a tank or pond. We also sell Kranzle and DirtKiller brand pressure washers which too have self priming pumps. Kranzle and DirtKiller only offer professional grade pressure washers while Karcher offers residential and prosumer grade models.

I would definitely recommend that you use a filter on the end of the hose that is placed in the pond to prevent debris from entering the pump. Karcher makes a hose with filter for this purpose that we sell as an accessory.
by Mike, Product Expert
Q: What happens when you use hot water in a Karcher electric power washer? I never knew they were (Electric-Cold Water) listed.
by Bob Mills from Michigan on March 25, 2011

A: Karcher's cold water pressure washers can accept water up to 104F degrees. This is common with all cold water pressure washers. Using water hotter than 104F degrees in a cold water pressure washer will definitely damage and wear away the seals in the pump, causing the pump to fail. This is the fastest way to damage a pump that is rated for "cold water".
by Mike, Product Expert
Q: Just bought the Karcher 3.74 from you guys. What is the "Pump Guard" which is recommended for storing and protecting the pump? And how do I use such?
by Preben Jensen from California on March 24, 2011

A: The Karcher pump guard is a chemical that is designed to extend the life of the pump and the seals within. Pump guard or pump saver as it is also called, will lubricate the seals in the pump and also prevent any water that is left inside the pump from freezing during the colder months.

To use this product, you simply attach it to your garden hose water inlet fitting and turn the machine on for a few seconds. Once the chemical exits the outlet high pressure fitting, the pump is protected.

You should defintely run this chemical through the pump every time you are going to store your pressure washer away for extended periods of time such as over 30 days. You should also run this chemical through the pump periodically throughout the year to keep the seals moist.
by Mike, Product Expert
Karcher K2.425 Reviews & Ratings
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Overall Rating
Features
3/5
Quality
3/5
Performance
3/5
Value
3/5
Overall
3.4 out of 53.4 out of 53.4 out of 53.4 out of 53.4 out of 5
Pros
Easy To Store (5)
Light Weight (5)
Easy To Use (5)
Price (2)
Quiet (2)
Cons
Hard To Remove The Hose ... (1)
Connection To Hose Leak ... (1)
Tables That Hold Wands O... (1)
Low Quality (3)
Bad Instructions (2)
64% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Mike, the Pressure Washer Expert
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Total Reviews
117 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
2613 Helpful Votes
Pressure Washers Direct Recommended

Our "Best" slot goes to the newest design in electric pressure washers- the X Series from Karcher.

They have re-engineered their axial cam pump using a new polymer that completely resists corrosion, allowing the pump to last much longer than aluminum versions.

This unit comes with an on-board detergent tank, which is far more convenient than having to drag a bucket around. The reliability of this model surpasses pretty much any other model we carry in this category.
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Mike Recommends This Model
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Ron W.
Massillon, OH
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
JUN.
14
2014
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Big Disappointment
My wife bought me this thing and was so proud of herself for getting me a much needed tool. I don't have the heart to tell her that it works better as a boat anchor than a tool. Total junk.

The veri-wand worked for maybe 5 times before breaking. The internal plastic connectors from hose to motor broke. It sprays water from the inside of the housing. A one year warranty is great except it seems the parts are designed to break in 13 months. Worst power tool I ever had.
Cons: Low Quality, Difficult To Use, Unreliable, Durability
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Leonard N.
Matteson, IL
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 7/15/14
REVIEWED
AUG.
05
2014
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Worst Power Washer
If I hadn't throw away the box I would have return it. I had to use vise grip to try and stop it from leaking water everywhere and could not.

Very, very disappointed after seeing your info commercial.
Mike, the Pressure Washer Expert
Product Expert
Leonard,
A few wraps of Teflon pipe tape (under $1 at any hardware or grocery store) on the threads can help reduce leaking where the garden hose connects; so can adding a fresh garden hose gasket (about 25¢). Please be careful with the vise grips- adding a garden hose quick connect set ($5 at home stores) will save wear & tear on the plastic connector.

If those tips don't help- even though you've thrown away your packaging the warranty on the unit is still in force. Karcher's Rapid Exchange Program will replace your pressure washer with very little effort on your part- just click on the link to see their explanation on how their program works.

You will need to send Karcher a copy of your invoice. Please just click on the "My Account" link in the upper right corner of our website and follow the prompts to print one out.

I'd also like let you know Karcher makes all their own info commercials & advertising- we are allowed to use them on our website, but we don't have any say on their content.

We appreciate your business, and I hope I've been able to help!
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Robert W.
Maineville, OH
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 5/18/14
REVIEWED
MAY.
20
2014
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Poor Quality
Plastic tabs that hold handle and wands broke off during assembly.
Cons: Low Quality, Bad Instructions, Tables That Hold Wands On Back Of Unit Broke Off Upon Assembly
Robert Recommends This Karcher Product
Mike, the Pressure Washer Expert
Product Expert
Robert,
This unit has a 1 year Factory Warranty through the folks at Karcher. You may want to give them a call, toll free, at (800) 537-4129 to see if a new handle can be shipped out to you.

Please be sure to have the serial number of your pressure washer handy when you call Karcher- they will ask for it to make sure they are sending the correct part.

If you need a copy of your invoice, just click on "My Account" at the top right corner of our website and follow the prompts to print one out.

We appreciate your business and apologize for any inconvenience!
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Norma W.
San Francisco, CA
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 9/15/14
REVIEWED
OCT.
06
2014
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Cheaply Made
This unit already has two cracked plastic pieces, without any effort whatsoever. Just picking it up as it's intended caused the handle to crack. The holder for one of the spray tips also cracked, making it useless. My first Karcher lasted 13 years. I bought this as a replacement. One week old and falling apart. The motor and pump work though. Maybe they shouldn't bother with the housing at all if they can't make it hold up under minimal use.
Mike, the Pressure Washer Expert
Product Expert
Norma,
Karcher takes pride in everything that they build. They allow us to replace the unit for any defects in manufacturing. Also, I have not heard of this issue before. I do apologize.

Please take off the serial number sticker located on the bottom of the unit and put it on a piece of paper referencing your order number PWD568555. Also please write down the serial number down for your reference, just in case.
Please mail to:
Power Equipment Direct
Attn: Mike A.
1325 Rodeo Drive
Bolingbrook, IL 60490
As soon as we receive the sticker we will send out a replacement for you.
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Marie V.
Shamong, NJ
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 7/12/13
Total Helpful Votes
13 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
AUG.
02
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Approved By A Couple Of Oldies
We are a couple in our 80's living in a wooded area. Our sidewalks get black. This machine cleaned the walks faster than any other machine in the past. They actually look like new.

We found it easy to use for folks in our age bracket. We did have to add extra washers where the hose attached, but once that was done it worked with no problems.

Finding it so easy to use, we ordered the gutter cleaning attachment which we plan to use next spring. Thanks for a nice piece of equipment.
Pros: Easy To Store, Easy To Use, Light Weight, High Quality
Marie Recommends This Karcher Product
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Jerry V.
Niles, MI
Total Helpful Votes
13 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JUL.
12
2011
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Karcher X Series 1600 Psi (electric-cold Water) Pressure Washer Review
This Is My 2nd Washer...

First One, Used It For Less Than 3 Hours, and Would Not Work...Called Karcher...Received Warranty People Phone Number. Delivered to Warranty People, They Called Back Next Day.. the On and Off Unit On Cord Was Bad...Warranty People Called Karcher..They Said Could Not Repair Because Had a Part # But No Price Available On That Part...When Told No Price Needed Because It Was Warranty...They Insisted No Repair... a Runaround of Three Days.

I Called Karcher Back He... more
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Edward S.
Hammondsville, OH
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 8/12/13
REVIEWED
SEP.
04
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Light Weight And Quiet
I use a washer a lot and the last one lasted about 10 years- same brand, different model. There are a few changes to this one for the better, much quieter and lighter.

Great product for the money.
Pros: Light Weight, Easy To Use, Quiet, Price
Edward Recommends This Karcher Product
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John C.
Saranac Lake, NY
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 7/1/12
Total Reviews
3 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
10 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JUL.
25
2012
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Electric Pressure Washer
Once I determined that this unit would not pump water from the lake and hooked it up directly to our well, the unit worked fine. It might be a little under powered for my use, cleaning a wood deck of three years of dirt and algae that results from living within thirty feet of a lake and a little more power would have helped. But the electric unit worked just as well as the gas unit I previously used, except that its range is limited by its power cord. There were no leaks whatsoever, and the... more
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Jerry Vand.
Niles, MI
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
MAY.
25
2011
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Did Very Well
My main use is for landscaping blocks. What made me decide on this model was the rotating nozzle.

I needed power enough to take off moss, residue and ground in dirt. This model has done just that. I was disappointed about the water leak spray I get from the hose connection. Tried three different connections and no luck. It does not take away from the performance, its just annoying.

Just cleaned over 200 blocks, did very well.

PWD RESPONDS: You could try wrapping a small piece of... more
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Joseph C.
Palmetto, FL
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 9/16/13
REVIEWED
OCT.
08
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Product
I used the pressure washer on my walk and driveway, and three of my neighbor's driveways, too. It was easy to use and worked like a champ. Thanks.
Pros: Easy To Store, Easy To Use, Light Weight, Exceeded Expectations
Joseph Recommends This Karcher Product
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Dennis B.
Venetia, PA
Purchased from Pressure Washers Direct
Purchased 5/13/13
REVIEWED
JUL.
09
2013
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Not A Pressure Washer
I purchased this 1600 psi unit to replace a 1500 psi unit that I have used for 12 years. There is no adjustment to the spray that will maintain any pressure to clean a surface. I was trying to clean my garage floor not very productive with a 2 inch wide spray!
Pros: Easy To Use, Light Weight, Easy To Store
Cons: Low Quality
Mike, the Pressure Washer Expert
Product Expert
Dennis,
This pressure washer includes both Vario-Spray Wand and a Dirtblaster Turbo Wand. I would suggest reviewing the Owner's Manual to make sure you've assembled it correctly and are using it correctly. If you're still having issues, Karcher can be contacted directly @ (800) 537-4129
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Dennis Would Recommend Pressure Washers Direct To A Friend
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Service
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Shipping
5/5
"Unit was shipped quick. All was good."
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