1700 PSI Electric Pressure Washer

Model: #RY14122 | Home Depot Sku #: 1000-042-425

The RYOBI 1700 PSI Pressure Washer is engineered to handle even your toughest jobs. With a powerful 13 Amp Electric Motor, this RYOBI Pressure Washer delivers 1700 PSI of force for quick cleaning of driveways, decks, windows and other areas around the house. Featuring a durable and compact roll-cage frame design this pressure washer is designed for easy transport. The On-Board Detergent Tank offers hassle-free cleaning by eliminating the need to drag a bucket and hose behind you. For added convenience, the RYOBI 1700 PSI Pressure Washer is equipped with on-board accessory storage and a bonus Turbo Nozzle for up to 50% more cleaning power. The RYOBI 1700 PSI Electric Pressure Washer is backed with the RYOBI 3 Year Limited Warranty and is guaranteed to deliver results for years to come.

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  • 1700 PSI; 1.2 GPM

    Powerful 13 Amp Electric Motor

    Rugged Roll-Cage Frame Design

    1 Gallon On-Board Detergent Tank for Hassle-Free Cleaning

    On-Board Accessory Storage for User Convenience

    Includes 2 Quick-Connect Nozzles (15°, Soap) and Turbo Nozzle

    3 Year Limited Warranty

  • Motor: 13 Amp Brush Motor
  • PSI: 1700
  • Flow Rate: 1.2 GPM
  • Pump: Aluminum
  • Hose Length: 25 ft.
  • Wheel Size: 7 in.
  • Weight: 34 lbs.
  • Electric Pressure Washer
  • 25 ft. High Pressure Hose
  • Handle
  • Trigger Handle
  • Spray Wand
  • Nozzles (3)
  • Operator’s Manual

How do I start my pressure washer? (RY14122)

NOTICE: Always use pressure washer with running water and make sure the hose is unwind so it can not get caught on any material.

  • Connect the garden hose

NOTE: Make sure the pressure washer’s water intake screen is in place and unclogged before use

  • Turn the garden hose on then squeeze the high pressure trigger to relieve air pressure
  • Once a steady flow of water appears, release the trigger

NOTE: Make sure the faucet is turned on fully and that there are no leaks in the hose.

  • Make sure the switch is in the OFF position and connect the pressure washer to the power supply
  • If using an extension cord, make sure to have a drip loop
  • Press the reset button on the pressure washer’s plug
  • Press ON ( I ) on the switch to start the motor.

How do I turn off my pressure washer (RY14122)

  • To stop the motor, release the trigger and press OFF ( O ) on the switch.

NOTE: The pressure washer may be on even though the pump and/or motor cannot be heard running. Always use caution around the pressure washer.

How do I properly store my Pressure washer? (RY14122)

NOTE: Using the pump protector regularly will give you better performance of the unit and increase the life of the pump. See the Replacement Parts List for available sizes and part numbers of these items and call customer service at 1-800-860-4050 to order.

  • Store in a dry, covered area where weather can’t damage the unit
  • Always empty water from all hoses, the pump, and the detergent bucket before storing
  • Make sure the on/off switch is in the OFF position
  • Disconnect the water connection
  • Tilt the pressure washer to allow any remaining water in the pump to drain
  • Coil the hose and place in the hook-and-loop strap on the unit’s handle and do not allow the hose to become tangled or kinked
  • Store the unit and accessories in an area that does not reach freezing temperatures and do not store near any sources of heat that could dry out the pump seals

How do I know how to select the right nozzle on my pressure washer? (RY14122)

NOTE: Each nozzle has a different spray pattern. Before starting any job you must determine the best nozzle for the task. Refer to the Nozzle Selection Guide for information about which nozzle to use

WARNING: NEVER change nozzles without engaging the lock-out on the trigger handle. NEVER point the wand at your face or at others.

To connect a nozzle to the trigger handle:

  • Turn off the pressure washer and shut off the water supply
  • Pull trigger to release water pressure
  • Engage the lock-out on the trigger handle by pushing up on the lock-out until it clicks into the slot
  • Pull back the quick-connect collar
  • Push the nozzle into place in the spray wand
  • Push the collar forward so that the nozzle is secured properly and make sure the nozzle is secure

To disconnect a nozzle from the trigger handle once the cleaning job is complete:

  • Turn off the pressure washer and shut off the water supply
  • Pull trigger to release water pressure
  • Engage the lock-out on the trigger handle by pushing up on the lock-out until it clicks into the slot
  • Remove the nozzle by placing hand over nozzle then pulling back the quick-connect collar
  • Place nozzle in the nozzle storage area on the trigger handle

How do I add soap to the pressure washer? (RY14122)

Notice: USE ONLY DETERGENTS DESIGNED FOR PRESSURE WASHERS. Do not use any detergents that are not specifically for pressure washers this can damage the unit. Many detergents require mixing prior to use. Prepare cleaning solution as instructed on the solution bottle.

To clean with soap:

  • Disconnect pressure washer from power supply.
  • Pour detergent in the detergent tank.

NOTE: Use a funnel to prevent accidental spilling of the detergent outside the tank

  • Install the blue or black soap nozzle on the spray wand
  • Squeeze the trigger and wait 5 seconds for the detergent to appear
  • Start the pressure washer and spray the detergent on a dry surface using long, even, overlapping strokes.

NOTE: To prevent streaking, do not allow detergent to dry on the surface

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