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Generac 5935 Portable Generators Gas Generators Reviews & Ratings - Product Discontinued

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Generac 5935 Reviews
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Charles W.
Clinton, ME
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 4/22/15
Total Helpful Votes
10 Helpful Votes
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Not A Happy Purchaser
1. Ground wire not connected to motor frame

2.Motor mount bolt not installed found in bottom of box

3.Generator would not start,no electrical power.After many hours of searching found 2 of the three wires on the back of the off/on/start switch not connected.

4.The generator now runs but the idle control is not working,next step is to remove the control panel to see if the wires are connected.

THEN WHATS NEXT? Generac apparently has no effective quality control in place.
Charles Does Not Recommend This Product
Mike, the Generator Expert
Product Expert
Sorry to hear that you are having issues with the generator right out of the box. I have heard of the switch problem before and have brought it up to Generac. According to the Spec Sheet the unit should have been bonded also.

I recommend reaching out to Generac directly at 888-436-3722 to let them know how you feel about the product and also to let them know about the issues with their Quality Control. Generac would like to hear from the end user of the product when things like this occur.
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
We apologize for the issues that you have experienced with your portable generator. To ensure that your unit will be able to operate appropriately when needed, we would recommend having its issues diagnosed and fixed by an independent authorized service provider in your local area. These trained professionals are able to provide any applicable warranty coverage as well. The independent authorized service provider closest to you can be located online via the following link: If you have any questions about the warranty process, or if you would like to speak with us directly about your unit's issues, please do not hesitate to contact us directly at 888-GENERAC (436-3722). We apologize for any inconvenience this experience may have caused.
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