Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ’S
Q1. What is the life of a pressure washer pump?
Ans1. The life of your pressure washer pump is directly linked to the pump type you choose and invest in. The wobble plate lasts less (500 hours) while the axial pumps (900 hours) are more durable than them. But the triplex pumps (1000-1500 hours) that are most powerful of all have the longest life span.
Q2. What is the reason of a pressure pump failure?
Ans 2. The pressure pumps may not fail due to wear and tear but some important factors any be the reason. Cavitation (formation of bubbles or vapor) and bypass water overheating are the major factors due to which the pump can fail or get damaged. You can refer to the article for details.
Q3. How can I upgrade my pressure washer pump?
Ans 3. If you want to upgrade your pressure washer pump then this can be done in very less time. Replacing the entire thing may be expensive. So, you can upgrade it but should do it properly and match the shaft size, PSI and GPM too. The flange should fit properly and the bolts should also be tightened perfectly.
Q4. For commercial use which is the best pressure pump?
Ans4. The Triplex pump is best suited for commercial use. They have three pistons for supplying the water and can do it with efficiency and speed. These pumps have a longer life span than the other pressure washer pumps. The durability and robustness of these pumps is extraordinary and can be used for heavy-duty use.
Q5. If the pressure washer pump gets busted, then do you need to buy new?
Ans5. Since the wobble plates and avail pumps are not so expensive, so you can replace them in case of any damage as the repairs might be costly. The Triplex pump can be repaired as they are expensive to buy. But if the repairs are more or costlier then replacement is a better option.