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Keeping up with your water jetter maintenance schedule:

  • February 22, 2024

As a proud owner of a petrol-powered water jetter, you understand the power and efficiency it brings to your plumbing operations. To ensure your jetter continues to perform at its best and maintain its warranty coverage, regular maintenance and service are essential.

Checklist for a proper water jetter maintenance schedule:

Dayly checkup:

  • Check and clean water filer daily.
  • Check jetter pump and gearbox oil levels before each use.

Every 50 hours of operations or every 6 months, whichever comes first :

  • Maintenance on the engine: Replace engine oil, spark plugs, oil filter, and fuel filter.
  • Check Airfilter, it is not always necessary to replace it at this point.

Every 150 hours of operation or every 12 months, whichever comes first.

  • Maintenance on the engine: Replace pump and gearbox oil, oil filter and fuel filter, change spark plugs.
  • Replace air filter.

Repeat every 100 hours of service or every 6 months.

water jetter maintenance

Benefits of regular water jetter maintenance:

Extended lifespan:

By adhering to the recommended service schedule, you can significantly extend the lifespan of your water jetter. Regular oil changes, filter replacements, and overall maintenance help prevent premature wear and tear, ensuring your equipment lasts for years to come.

Optimal performance:

A well-maintained water jetter operates at peak performance, delivering consistent water pressure and efficient clearing of pipe blockages. Properly serviced engines and components contribute to smooth operation, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity on the job.

Reduced risk of breakdowns:

Regular maintenance reduces the likelihood of unexpected breakdowns and costly repairs. By identifying and addressing potential issues early on, you can prevent minor problems from escalating into major mechanical failures, saving both time and money in the long run.

Compliance with warranty requirements:

Following the recommended service schedule ensures that your water jetter remains compliant with warranty requirements. Failure to perform scheduled maintenance may result in voiding warranty coverage, leaving you liable for any repairs or replacements out of pocket.

Enhanced safety:

A well-maintained jetter is safer to operate, reducing the risk of accidents or malfunctions that could jeopardize the safety of you and your team. Regular maintenance helps identify and rectify safety hazards before they become serious issues.

spark plug - water jetter maintenance
Spark plug - you can find some on our spare parts page

Conclusion:

Regular maintenance is the key to preserving the performance, reliability, and longevity of your petrol-powered water jetter. By adhering to the recommended service schedule outlined by engine manufacturers, you can enjoy the benefits of extended lifespan, optimal performance, reduced downtime, warranty compliance, and enhanced safety.

At Enviroline, we are committed to supporting our customers in maintaining their equipment to the highest standards. For assistance with jetter maintenance, please check your owner’s manual supplied with your jetter, or contact us today.

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