Generac
Gas Pressure Washer

Model #1538-0 Generac pressure washer

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Pressure Washer Water Hose

#32

Unit Diagram

Pressure washer water hose

Part #205734GS
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Manufacturer substitution
This part replaces 187625. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
This part replaces 187625
$122.84 | 
28% OFF MSRP:$170.00

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Screw, Typ

#6

Unit Diagram

Screw, typ

Part #187799GS
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Manufacturer substitution
This part replaces 187799. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
This part replaces 187799
This item is not returnable
$2.51 | 
22% OFF MSRP:$3.20

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Pressure Washer Pump Ring Bearing Seal

#15

Pump Diagram

Pressure washer pump ring bearing seal

Part #96015GS
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Manufacturer substitution
This part replaces 96015. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
This part replaces 96015
This item is not returnable
$2.75 | 
19% OFF MSRP:$3.40

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Pressure Washer O-Ring

#18

Pump Diagram

Pressure washer o-ring

Part #97840GS
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Manufacturer substitution
This part replaces 97840. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
This part replaces 97840
This item is not returnable
$4.28 | 
14% OFF MSRP:$5.00

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Pressure Washer Engine Adapter O-Ring

#1

Pump Diagram

Pressure washer engine adapter o-ring

Part #B2218GS
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Manufacturer substitution
This part replaces B2218. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
This part replaces B2218
This item is not returnable
$3.13 | 
8% OFF MSRP:$3.40

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Screw

#4

Pump Diagram

Screw

Part #B2261BGS
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Manufacturer substitution
This part replaces B2261B. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
This part replaces B2261B
This item is not returnable
$2.51 | 
22% OFF MSRP:$3.20

In Stock

Pressure Washer O-Ring Kit

#30

Unit Diagram

Pressure washer o-ring kit

Part #705001
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Manufacturer substitution
This part replaces B2509. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
This part replaces B2509
$15.43 | 
23% OFF MSRP:$20.00

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Hook, 5/16

#8

Unit Diagram

Hook, 5/16

Part #B2759BGS
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Manufacturer substitution
This part replaces B2759B. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
This part replaces B2759B
This item is not returnable
$3.31 | 
34% OFF MSRP:$5.00

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M Cap Scrw

#20

Unit Diagram

M cap scrw

Part #39288

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Pressure Washer Crankcase O-Ring

#7

Pump Diagram

Pressure washer crankcase o-ring

Part #93790GS
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Manufacturer substitution
This part replaces 93790. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
This part replaces 93790
This item is not returnable
$4.15 | 
23% OFF MSRP:$5.40

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Symptoms for gas pressure washers

Choose a symptom to see related pressure washer repairs.

Main causes: pump running for more than 5 minutes when the spray wand isn't being used, faulty pressure relief valve, bad unloader valve
Main causes: using a high-pressure spray tip when applying detergent, clogged siphon tube, chemical injection system failure
Main causes: damaged recoil starter, oil inside cylinder, locked up engine piston
Main causes: overfilling engine with oil, improper fuel/air mixture, choke system problems, dirty carburetor, engine needs tune up
Main causes: stale fuel, gummed up carburetor, engine needs tune up, throttle and choke controls need adjustment, bad recoil starter
Main causes: faulty unloader valve, bad pressure regulator
Main causes: broken recoil spring, damaged recoil starter
Things to do: tune up the engine, inject pump saver into the water pump when storing the pressure washer for the winter
Main causes: insufficient water supply, clogged water inlet screen, clogged pressure hose, faulty pump check valves, stuck unloader valve

Repair guides for gas pressure washers

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your pressure washer.

How to install a pressure washer check valve kit

Air in the inlet water supply can damage the check valves. If the pump won’t build up pressure due to damaged check valves, follow these steps to replace the check valves.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 120 minutes or less
How to replace a pressure washer unloader valve

The unloader valve recirculates water to protect the pump from damage. If the unloader valve is defective, replace it using the steps in this repair guide.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
April 1, 2013
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a pressure washer pump

The pump can be damaged by air in the inlet water supply or by chemicals that remain in the pump body after using the chemical injection system. Follow these steps to replace a damaged pump.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less

Articles and videos for gas pressure washers

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your pressure washer.

March 1, 2016

Getting the most from a pressure washer

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Learn how to get the best results when using a pressure washer.

January 1, 2016

Choosing the correct spray tip for a pressure washer

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Spray tips vary in pressure and angle of spray. This guide matches the spray tip to the cleaning job.

November 1, 2015

7 steps for winterizing and storing a pressure washer

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Follow this advice to winterize your pressure washer.