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Generac Guardian Series™ 5504 - 17kW Essential Circuit Standby Generator System

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Generac Guardian Electric Generators and AccessoriesModel: 5504
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Grade
Airooled Standby Generators
Style
Watts
17 kW
Rated Watts
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Fuel
Engine
100-Amp Indoor Automatic Transfer Switch w/ 16 Circuits included
Pre-wired External Connection Box
30' Pre-Wired Conduit From Transfer Switch To Generator
2' Pre-Wired Conduit From Transfer Switch To Main Panel
Composite Mounting Pad

Emergency Standby Power Generator
Designed for homes
Runs off natural gas or LP fuel source

Whisper-Test™ low speed exercise mode
Reduces sound level from 66 to 60 d(B)A during weekly exercise

Generac OHVI V-TWIN Air-Cooled Engine
Maximizes engine “breathing” for increased fuel efficiency

Two Line LCD Digital Controller
Allows for simple user interface for ease of operation

Automatic Exerciser
Allows generator to run a self-test every 7 days

Weather Protected Steel Enclosure
Shelters generator from weather and reduces exterior noise

Built-in Battery Charger
Battery Sold Separately
Engine
Engine Brand
Generac
HP
32 HP
CC
992 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
3 Years
Commercial Engine Warranty
3 Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Surge Watts
17000 Watts
Rated Watts
17000 Watts
Fuel Type
LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity
16000 Watts
LP Power Capacity
17000 Watts
NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
183 (BTU: 183,000 BTU/HR) ft³/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
1.61 (BTU: 146,108 BTU/HR) gallons/hr
Rated Amps
71 @ 240 Volts (Single Phase) Amps
Decibel Rating @ 7m
66 dbA
Transfer Switch
Automatic (Included)
Transfer Switch Amperage
100-Amps
Enclosure
Steel
Max Circuits
16
Battery
Not Included (525 CCA)
A/C Ton Rating
5-Tons
Mounting Pad
Composite (Included)
Transfer Switch Style
Pre-Wired (16-Circuit)
ATS Poles
2 Poles
Cooling System
Air Cooled
UL Listed
Yes
Transfer Switch Circuits
15A 120V
5
20A 120V
5
20A 240V
1
40A 240V
1
50A 240V
1
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
535 Pounds
Product Length
48 Inches
Product Width
25 Inches
Product Height
29 Inches
Consumer Warranty
3 Years
Commercial Warranty
3 Years
Model
5504

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Generac Guardian 5504 Reviews & Ratings
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Gerry Mcewen
Young, AZ
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 1/25/10
REVIEWED
FEB.
16
2010
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Rambling About My New Replacement 17k
This is an upgrade to replace an 8K Generac purchased in Spring 2001. I sold my old one to a friend who couldn't afford to purchase a new one.

I've only had the new one installed for 1 day but here are my observations: This one has a horizontal crankshaft as opposed to the vertical crank on the old 8K. Much less likely to leak oil through the crank seal. This one also has a valve cap oil filler with a dip stick down the side. The old 8K had a little tube coming out of the oil sump... more
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Gian Montanari
Miami, FL
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 4/8/10
Total Reviews
3 Reviews
REVIEWED
APR.
30
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Recommended
Good Products.
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