How critical is it to park on level ground?

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Cleaning at a house with a steep driveway. I don’t think the picture does the incline justice. How critical is it to be level? I realize oil levels and floats like a level area, but is it necessary?

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After a closer look, I'm would think you bottomed out on that driveway. hope you didn't damage anything important.
 

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I had one so steep a couple of weeks ago, the engine wouldn't run. The oil shut off float was shutting the engine down. Had to park on the street and run another 50 feet of hose.
 
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I think I read somewhere that that max is a 35 degree angle, that is steep!!

Don't think it would matter much for a DD unit..
 
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Wheel chocks.
That reminds me. My pressure washer wants to turn in circles as it runs. It’s a 13 hp Honda motor. It can be run as low as 1200 psi, or cranked up, 5000...... @ 5k, a guy needs to use both hands. Buuut, it’s winter, and not something I have to worry about for another 4-5 months.
 

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That reminds me. My pressure washer wants to turn in circles as it runs. It’s a 13 hp Honda motor. It can be run as low as 1200 psi, or cranked up, 5000...... @ 5k, a guy needs to use both hands. Buuut, it’s winter, and not something I have to worry about for another 4-5 months.
Outriggers?
 

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