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Generac XG10000E - 10,000 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator

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10,000
Rated Watts
Surge Watts
12,500
Starting Watts
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OHVI


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GENERAC OHVI Engine With Full Pressure Lubrication
Equipped with low-oil shutdown to prevent engine damage

Illuminated Control Panel
Aids nightime operation

PowerBar® Feature Displays Available Wattage

Covered Outlets
Provides protection from the elements

Hourmeter With Maintenance Resets
Reminds you when it is time to change the oil

Never Flat, Rally Style Wheels

Locking, Folding Handles
Sturdy portability option that conveniently folds for storage

External Battery Charge Jack (Includes Charger)
Plug in your generator when not in use to keep battery charged
Model
  Model Number:5802
 UPC:696471058024
 Manufacturer:Generac
 Made in USA:Yes
Engine
 Brand:Generac OHVI
 Starting System:12-Volt Button Start
 HP/CC:530 cc
 Consumer Engine Warranty:2 Years
 Commercial Engine Warranty:1 Year
 Engine RPM:3600 RPM
 Low Oil Alert/Shutdown:Yes
 Cast Iron Sleeve:Yes
Product Specs
 Voltage120/240 Single-Phase
 Frequency:60 Hertz
 Alternator:Brush
 Auto Voltage Regulation:Yes
 Fuel TypeGasoline
 Rated Amps:42 Amps @ 240 Volts (Single Phase)
 Portability Kit:NeverFlat
 Tank Size:10 Gallons
 Run Time (50% Load):10 Hours
 Fuel Tank Material:Metal
 Fuel Gauge:Yes
 Decibel Rating @ 7m:Not Measured by Manufacturer 
 Idle Control:No
 Hour Meter:Yes
 Voltage Meter:No
 Lifting Eye:No
 Battery:Included
Overview
 Assembly Required:Yes
 Weight:300 Lbs. (136.08 kilograms)
 Dimensions:30"L x 29.5"W x 31"H
(76.20 x 74.93 x 78.74 cm)
 Consumer Warranty:2 Years
 Commercial Warranty:1 Year
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  14 Questions
Q: I have a 15,000 watt generac gasoline generator, is a natural gas conversion kit avaveibel ?
is a permanent enclosier avalible ?

by Gene Tedder from Florida on December 18, 2013

A: Thanks for your inquiry.....Generator manufacturers do not offer conversion kits or permanent enclosures for portable generators.

We at Power Equipment Direct do not recommend converting your gasoline portable generator to an alternative fuel and doing so will void the manufacturer’s warranty and may cause damage to the generator itself. These conversions are not recommended by any of the generator manufacturers.

Gasoline has an Ignition Point of 475–536 °F. When a generator is manufactured to run solely on gasoline these temperatures are taken into consideration and the engine components are made to handle these temperatures.

Propane (LP) has an Ignition Point of 920-1020°F and Natural Gas (NG) has an Ignition Point of 900–1500°F. These higher temperatures will cause damage over time on any “gas only” powered engine.

The following guidelines cover Honda engines (Also applies to other engine manufacturers) modified to run on fuels other than the one for which they were designed, such as converting an engine to run on propane (LP) or natural gas (NG).


• Honda gasoline engines are certified to operate on unleaded fuel with a pump octane rating of 86 or higher, containing no more than 10% ethanol (E10).

• Any change to the original configuration of a certified Honda engine is a potential violation of the Clean Air Act prohibition against tampering (40 CFR §1068.101(b)(1)). The tampering prohibition is important because poorly designed and installed modifications can increase emissions.

• The Clean Air Act prohibits anyone from removing or rendering inoperative any device or design element installed on engines in compliance with regulations. These actions are considered tampering, which carries a civil penalty up to $37,500 for each engine or equipment in violation.

• Engines converted by a third party (OEM, dealer, converter, etc.) to run on a different fuel type must be recertified with the EPA on the new fuel to comply with applicable emission standards. The third party must recertify under a new family and notify Honda to not include the modified engines in the original family.

• Converted engines to be sold for use in California must meet CARB requirements and the converter must obtain approval from CARB. EPA certificates or tampering exemptions will not satisfy the requirement for CARB certification.

• Once certified, the third party must remove the Honda emission control label and apply a compliant emission control label for the new fuel indicating the new certifying manufacturer. Honda will no longer assume any responsibility as the certifying manufacturer.

• The Honda Distributor's Limited Warranty does not extend to parts affected or damaged by the conversion to or use of fuel other than the fuel for which the engine was originally designed.


• Honda offers V-twin engines specifically designed and certified for use in LP/NG applications. The engines incorporate special design features that address the higher combustion temperatures and reduced lubrication to the valve guide area (since it is a dry fuel, not liquid). Please contact your sales representative or distributor for additional information.


Disclaimer: The guidance provided is intended for Honda dealer/distributor informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You must contact the appropriate certifying agencies if you require information on how regulations apply to your specific application.

The regulations and additional information can be found at these web sites:

EPA Regulations

CARB Compliance

by Mike, Product Expert
Q: Good morning Mike.

I am interested in the XG8000E and XG10000E units. Can you please tell me what tri-fuel adapter kit you recommend?

Thanks

by Brandon from Oklahoma on November 03, 2013

A: Thanks for your inquiry.

These conversions are not recommended by any of the generator manufacturers.

Gasoline has an Ignition Point of 475–536 °F. When a generator is manufactured to run solely on gasoline these temperatures are taken into consideration and the engine components are made to handle these temperatures.

Propane (LP) has an Ignition Point of 920-1020°F and Natural Gas (NG) has an Ignition Point of 900–1500°F. These higher temperatures will cause damage over time on any “gas only” powered engine.

The following guidelines cover Honda engines (Also applies to other engine manufacturers) modified to run on fuels other than the one for which they were designed, such as converting an engine to run on propane (LP) or natural gas (NG).


• Honda gasoline engines are certified to operate on unleaded fuel with a pump octane rating of 86 or higher, containing no more than 10% ethanol (E10).

• Any change to the original configuration of a certified Honda engine is a potential violation of the Clean Air Act prohibition against tampering (40 CFR §1068.101(b)(1)). The tampering prohibition is important because poorly designed and installed modifications can increase emissions.

• The Clean Air Act prohibits anyone from removing or rendering inoperative any device or design element installed on engines in compliance with regulations. These actions are considered tampering, which carries a civil penalty up to $37,500 for each engine or equipment in violation.

• Engines converted by a third party (OEM, dealer, converter, etc.) to run on a different fuel type must be recertified with the EPA on the new fuel to comply with applicable emission standards. The third party must recertify under a new family and notify Honda to not include the modified engines in the original family.

• Converted engines to be sold for use in California must meet CARB requirements and the converter must obtain approval from CARB. EPA certificates or tampering exemptions will not satisfy the requirement for CARB certification.

• Once certified, the third party must remove the Honda emission control label and apply a compliant emission control label for the new fuel indicating the new certifying manufacturer. Honda will no longer assume any responsibility as the certifying manufacturer.

• The Honda Distributor's Limited Warranty does not extend to parts affected or damaged by the conversion to or use of fuel other than the fuel for which the engine was originally designed.


• Honda offers V-twin engines specifically designed and certified for use in LP/NG applications. The engines incorporate special design features that address the higher combustion temperatures and reduced lubrication to the valve guide area (since it is a dry fuel, not liquid). Please contact your sales representative or distributor for additional information.


Disclaimer: The guidance provided is intended for Honda dealer/distributor informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You must contact the appropriate certifying agencies if you require information on how regulations apply to your specific application.

The regulations and additional information can be found at these web sites:

EPA

CARB


by Mike, Product Expert
Q: Regarding the xg10000e, if you connect to the 50 amp outlet on the unit, can you still connect to the 30 amp outlets as well or the 50 amp connection cancels them out?
by Chris Gabb from Louisiana on August 24, 2013

A: It is not recommended to connect to 2 separate panels via the generators outlets due to causing off balanced loads on the alternator and damaging the generator and possibly the equipment you are connecting to it.

CAUTION: EQUIPMENT DAMAGE – Balanced Load

Failure to properly limit and balance the load applied to the generator will cause the generator to produce low voltage and may damage the engine generator set. It may also cause severe damage to the loads connected to the generator at that time. Improper loading of the generator set constitutes abuse and will not be covered by warranty.

by Mike, Product Expert
Q: Generator delivered today. How often and how long should I run my generator to keep it in top condition?
by Dave from New York on February 20, 2013

A: Per the owner's manual the unit should be run monthly.

Owner's Manual Model 5802

by Mike, Product Expert
Q: Can this generator be shipped to California?
by Jerry Boles from California on December 17, 2012

A: Sorry, this model is not CA CARB compliant so it cannot be shipped there.

You can view all of our CA CARB compliant models via the following link....

CARB Compliant Generators

by Mike, Product Expert
Q: Would a 10,000 watt like the Generac XG10000E power a central air unit in the home. My main concern is the furnace in the winter along with other home items for extended periods, but wonder if it will power a Train A/C system?
by Rick Anderson from Ohio on July 05, 2012

A: Rick, it really depends on the size of your central air conditioner. Under most circumstances, this model might be a little small to run a 4- or 5-ton unit.

You can learn more about portable generators and central air conditioners here:

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by Mike, Product Expert
Q: What is the DB rating on the Generac XG10000E?
by George Ritko from North Carolina on June 27, 2012

A: Unfortunately, not all generator manufacturers publish the decibel ratings for their generators.

Currently, there are no industry standards or requirements for generator manufacturers to follow when testing their generators for noise.

Due to this, manufacturers can test the noise level under any conditions they choose and, therefore, the results are not very reliable as each company will test under conditions that are favorable to their products.

At this time there are no db(A) ratings available on this model.

by Mike, Product Expert
Q: I am interested in the 10,000 watt, generac portable generator, model XG1000E.
Can you tell me what is included?

by Kathy from Alabama on April 14, 2012

A: This units comes with the following items:

Accessories Box Includes:
• 1 – Axle (secured to frame)
• Oil Filter
• 2 – Wheel Spacers
• Air Filter
• 2 – Hair Pins
• Spark Plugs
• 2 – Wheels
• Shop Towel
• 1 – Frame Foot
• 2 – Large Washers
• 2 – Carriage Bolts
• 2 – Small Washers
• 2 – Vibration Mounts
• Oil Funnel
• 4 – Flange Nuts
• 2 – Hex Head Bolts (long)
• 2 – 1 Quart SAE 30 Oil Bottles
• 2 – Hex Head Bolts
• 12 Volt Adapter Plug Charger (short)
• 2 Spacers or 4 Large Washers

This information can be found in the owner's manual which is available on our site on the product page in the specs section.



by Mike, Product Expert
Q: Jim,
I'm a licensed NH Electrician I have a Honeywell 7500Watt Portable Generator that will be used to supply selected loads in a non-separately derived residential application as outlined by the 2011 NEC. The tag on this generator indicated that the neutral is bonded to the frame. I need to know if this generator can be made into a floating neutral generator without voiding listings or warranty. If the answer is yes then where and how does the manufacture recommend the removal of the bond? And will the manufacture send a new label that indicates the generator is now a floating neutral generator. This will be an issue with any generator that has its neutral bonded to the frame portable or stationary. Any info that you can give me will be a great help.

Regards,

Ron T.

by Ron Tasker from New Hampshire on January 08, 2012

A: Many generators that have a bonded neutral to frame can be modified so the neutral is floating, or separate from the frame and generator ground. If the neutral connection (bond) to frame can be removed, if the manufacturer supports this, it’s usually the best solution as it would result in a “floating neutral” generator and would be ideal for connecting to most transfer switches.

If the generator manufacturer does not support modifying the generator to remove the bond between neutral and ground/frame, the system can be setup to meet all codes by using a neutral switching transfer switch. A “non-separately derived system” is where the generator neutral is floating, and its neutral is always interconnected with the neutral for the utility – this is the most common way backup systems are setup – including automatic backup systems.

If you need to isolate the neutral then you need to use a GFI type transfer switch such as the Reliance Controls "X" series switches.....see link for details.

GFI Transfer Switches

Note: Typically these switches are not required unless the 120/240v outlet on the generator is GFI protected which is found on Professional generators such as the Generac "XP" models and not the "XG" model.

The fact that a generator has a bonded-neutral does not rule out compatibility with 2-pole transfer switches, which make up the majority of all transfer switches. The only time that a portable generator will not function with a 2-pole transfer switch is if the generator has a bonded-neutral AND there is a GFCI breaker or GFCI mechanism protecting the receptacle being used to connect the generator to the transfer switch. Most 120/240v generator receptacles are not GFCI protected.

National Code does not require switching the neutral in general, but arguably the neutral should be switched when using a bonded generator based on how the system is setup and defined as a whole. Any time a bonded-neutral generator is connected through a transfer switch to a house wiring system, what results are two neutral-to-ground bond points: one at the main panel and one at the generator. This can be construed as having two bond points in the electrical system, even though the portable generator is not part of the system, and therefore one of the bond points should be removed (or a transfer device implemented that isolates the neutral).

Having two bond points in this scenario creates 'dual paths' on the ground and neutral between the generator and the house panel, aka "ground loop", meaning the ground wire from the generator to the house panel will share some of the return power with the neutral wire. This leads to a very small amount of voltage on the ground wire between the generator and house panel. It can be argued by an installer or authority that this power on the ground is objectionable, and a special neutral switching setup might be mandated. This is also why if there is a GFCI breaker protecting the generator receptacle, it will sense this power being lost on the neutral (to the ground) and will trip every time the generator is connected, even under No load.

* If the generator does not have a GFCI protecting the in-use receptacle, there will not be a trip and the generator will power circuits successfully. Now it’s just a question of whether having this setup is acceptable to the home owner, installer and authority if applicable.
Using bonded generators without switching the neutral has been a common application for many years, regardless of how the code is interpreted, but about 10 years ago generators started adding GFCI's (per OSHA job site requirements) and wiring them into the larger receptacles, which will limit their applications when used at homes. The 2014 code will require new generators to have built in GFCI’s, but only on the 15/20 amp 120 volt outlets, which in most cases are not being used to power a transfer switch. If we look at all of the portable generators that are bonded neutral, and then separate the models WITH a GFCI breaker protecting the 120/240 outlet, the percentage of these generators is extremely small. These are the only generators that will functionally require a 3-pole transfer switch that breaks the neutral.

Breaking the neutral with a “3-pole” (neutral switching) transfer device eliminates the ground loop (dual paths) between the generator and house panel created by having two bond points, and will eliminate the problem of the GFCI breaker tripping creating a “separately derived system” where the generator neutral is never common with the utility neutral.

I hope this information was helpful.

by Mike, Product Expert
Q: What is the maximum output in watts out of the NEMA 14-50R outlet I can get from a XP 10000E Generac Generator
by Michael Teixeira from Connecticut on January 08, 2012

A: Any 50A outlet, receptacle, cord or switch has a maximum of 12,500 watts....Amps x Volts = Watts.
by Mike, Product Expert
Q: What transfer panel would I need to have with the XG10000e to run a well pump, electric hot water heater,washer and electric dryer, two sump pumps with some lighting . talked to a friend who said i would need 3 double pole 30 amp pole???
by Paul MacFadden from Pennsylvania on September 21, 2011

A: The best way to power these items is with a whole house type manual switch that is installed between your meter and main panel. This allows you to manage all your circuits without overloading the generator and is a very easy install. See link for recommended model for a 200A main service:

Reliance Controls - TWB2005DR

by Mike, Product Expert
Q: On a small portable generator like the XG10000E, are the outlets standard, or can the buyer request what type of outlets they want?

by Jackie Barrett from Oklahoma on February 07, 2011

A: The outlets are standard from the factory.
by Mike, Product Expert
Q: What does HP/CC mean? The specs say 530 cc. What would the HP be?
by Jackie Barrett from Oklahoma on January 26, 2011

A: There isn't a direct math correlation from CC's (cubic centimeters) to horsepower. Imagine a Chevy 350 cubic inch V-8 engine in a Corvette, depending on whether you have a carburetor fed engine or a fuel injected version, the power could be between 275HP - 400HP. The same logic occurs with small gasoline utility engines. Each is different enough that like CC displacements won't mean the same HP ratings from manufacturer to manufacturer.

As a "close enough" rule in the air cooled engine world, however, there is between 30-40cc per horsepower. For the 530cc engine, this would be around 15HP.
by Mike, Product Expert
Q: How does this generator start in cold weather with the electric start? What is the difference between OHV engine & Generac's OHVI engine?
by Daryl Hammond from Ohio on January 17, 2011

A: Portable generators are normally stored inside and the B&S 30471 comes with a float style battery charger which is plugged into the generator when not in use. This allows the generator battery to have a sufficient charge when the generator is needed to start.

An OHV (Overhead Valve) engine is compact designed and generally makes the unit operate quieter. The Generac OHVI (Overhead Valve Industrial) engine is built robustly with premium power and high performance and comes with a fully pressurized oil lubrication system and spin-on filter.
by Mike, Product Expert
Generac 5802 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
4/5
Performance
5/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 5
Pros
Easy To Use (27)
I'd Buy It Again (13)
Price (13)
Features (12)
High Quality (11)
Cons
Heavy (5)
Durability (2)
Unreliable (2)
Handles Seem A Bit Sligh... (1)
Bad Instructions (1)
89% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Electric Generators Direct Recommended

If you’re looking for the "Best" Semi-Pro generator, this XG10000E 10kW generator from Generac can handle just about any construction job and can power a lot of your home conveniences in an emergency.

Its engine was designed specifically for generators. It out runs competitive generator engines with an engine life that is three to four times longer. It also has an electric start engine for easy start up.

It's sturdy. It's powerful. It's capable of tackling tough jobs or simply... more
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Paul S.
Madison, AL
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 7/4/13
Total Helpful Votes
29 Helpful Votes
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
JUL.
26
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Job Site Power Plant
I bought a Generac XG 10000E to power a tool I use to seam single ply membrane roofs. The tool requires uninterrupted high wattage. I bought the generator put oil and gas in it and it started right up. Ran it all day the first day out with no problems. The next 2 days ran it for about 1/2 a day with no problems. It was well worth the money and seems to be a real answer to what I need in the area of power.

This is a definite buy. I'd buy it again. PRS Roofing Contractor
Pros: Easy To Use, Features, Price, I'd Buy It Again
Paul Recommends This Generac Product
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Gregg W.
Plain City, OH
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 9/12/15
Total Reviews
3 Reviews
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
OCT.
31
2015
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Wrong Axel Included With The Generator
I purchased a Generac XG10000E generator through PED. It was timely delivered. Just today I am getting around to removing the unit from the carton/pallet, finalizing the assembly, and getting it ready before winter to operate as my home back-up power supply.

However, upon opening the shipping carton I found that the axle that was shipped with the unit is the wrong axle. This axle that came with the unit is only 27" long. However, in order to extend through the frame and both wheel... more
Mike, the Portable Generator Expert
Product Expert
Gregg,
Gregg,

Sorry about the delay. The replacement axle has been shipped out and you should have the tracking # for it. If you have any problems in the future, please don't hesitate to contact us.
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Tim B.
Agate, CO
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 7/14/14
REVIEWED
JAN.
30
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Needed To Power My Well And Office
I picked up everything in the pic at Generators direct because I work from home, also I had a need to power my 2 hp well pump in the event of a fire caused power outage.

The 10000E runs my 30 amp well pump, furnace, computers and some lights in the house, still showing under 50% on the 'power bar'.which is all I needed.

I have it setup on a manual transfer switch at the service entrance/pole, one leg feeding down to my shop with 220, the other leg feeding my house directly behind me in... more
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G F.
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 3/5/15
REVIEWED
JUL.
13
2015
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Wouldnt Recomend This Unit!!!!!
Bought 3/5/15 and used for 1 month and the unit over time delivered less and less power until now when we cant even use one saw and it shuts down. Product support from Generac was bring it in and wait. For a small contractor and no generator for jobsites its very frustrating.

Generators direct support just said to call Generac and that's the extent of their help.
Mike, the Portable Generator Expert
Product Expert
G,
I'm sorry to hear that you are having issues with the generator. I have seen in the past that if the portable generator starts to lose its output it can be reversed by following the instructions on the video below. If you do continue to have problems after trying this then it would have to be brought to a local Generac service center.

Flash Your Generac Portable Generator with a Corded Drill
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Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
G,
We are sorry to learn of the issues that you are currently experiencing with your portable generator. If you are unable to remedy the unit's issues by following the troubleshooting steps that are detailed in the unit's owner's manual for the current symptoms, we would then recommend contacting an independent authorized service provider in your local area for any required diagnostic work; unfortunately we are unable to determine the cause of your unit's issues, nor provide a remedy, via online correspondence or over the phone. To locate your product's documentation online, please use your unit's model or serial number for searching purposes via the following link: http://www.generac.com/service-support/product-support-lookup?cid=frm-105-ac . Moreover, the independent authorized service provider closest to you can be located online by using your postal code for searching purposes here: http://www.generac.com/dealer-locator?cid=frm-105-ab . If you would like to discuss your experience with us in further detail, please do not hesitate to contact us directly at 888-GENERAC (436-3722). We apologize for any frustration that this unfortunate experience may have caused.
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Jeff H.
Louisville, TN
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 1/25/16
REVIEWED
FEB.
16
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Everything As Expected
Generator as expected, no issues so far. Lots of power! Delivery was easy and no damage. Only thing I could complain about is adding the oil was little tricky. Go slow or you'll make a mess.
Jeff Recommends This Generac Product
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Vance W.
Charlevoix, MI
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 12/28/15
REVIEWED
JAN.
20
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Generac To The Rescue
Over Christmas Holidays the power went out 4 1/2 days leaving me cold. I ordered a new Generac 10000 watt generator. I searched the internet and Generator Direct was $200 cheaper than any other supplier with free shipping and no tax. It was delivered on time. The generator took minimal assembly, mostly putting in the fluids. It started right up and was surprisingly quiet for it's size. I am a happy customer.
Vance Recommends This Generac Product
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Dean P.
Bothell, WA
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 12/23/15
REVIEWED
JAN.
19
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Lots Of Power
I have a 7000 watt generator. Needed more juice to run the compound when we are off grid. Mission accomplished. No tax and I got free delivery. Had it here in under two weeks. Great deal.
Dean Recommends This Generac Product
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John R.
Bethlehem, PA
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 12/16/15
REVIEWED
JAN.
13
2016
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Quality?????
Rec'd in good condition. Followed instructions to the "T". Started it and it leaked oil profusely. Needed to take to authorized dealer to get it repaired. Have not hooked it up to my transfer case. Hopefully I will get it back before I really need it. So far disappointed..
Mike, the Portable Generator Expert
Product Expert
John,
Sorry to hear about the issues you experienced. These units are tested prior to leaving the factory. Generac provides a 2-Year warranty on this model. Hopefully it's just a minor fix. Please let us know if you have any other issues.
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John,
Your experience would certainly be frustrating. If you have any questions about your product's warranty policy, or if you would like to discuss your experience with us in further detail, please feel free to give us a call at 888-GENERAC (436-3722). We do apologize for any inconvenience this unfortunate scenario may have caused.
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David E.
Avlin, TX
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 12/17/15
REVIEWED
JAN.
13
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Seems To Be Fine
Bought as whole house generator for power outages.
David Recommends This Generac Product
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Keith G.
Lyons, CO
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 11/30/15
REVIEWED
DEC.
22
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Some Hints To Get It Started
First, let me say that I'm pleased with the product, at least so far. Once put together, started up smoothly, well-balanced on the wheels, nice and compact. Bit noisier than I hoped for, given its fairly large muffler, but hey, it's a portable emergency generator after all. Not yet had a power outage, though, to put it to the real test.

Biggest issues were in getting it all put together in order to fire it up ... no real biggies, but here are some things you might find useful:

- Manual... more
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James G.
Spokane, WA
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 11/26/15
REVIEWED
DEC.
21
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Price. Great Service.
Epic wind storm left thousands in Spokane without power. I decided it would not be me. Why would anyone buy a generator from anyone else? Great price, no taxes, dropped to your garage....
James Recommends This Generac Product
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Free Freight
  • Ships via Semi-Truck
  • Curb Side Delivery
  • Free to Lower 48 States
  • Standard Rates to Alaska, Hawaii
We currently CANNOT ship this product to California or any destination outside of the United States
Priority Shipment
  • Faster Delivery Times
  • Ships Same Business Day
  • Guaranteed In-Stock
  • $50 Service Charge
Lift Gate Services
  • Safely Lowers Products Off the Truck
  • Requires Special Hydraulic Lift
  • Free Lift Gate
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