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Kohler 12RESV Standby Generators Air-Cooled Generators Reviews & Ratings

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Kohler 12RESV Reviews
Overall Rating
Features
4/5
Quality
4/5
Performance
4/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 5
Pros
Durable (2)
Price (2)
Features (1)
I'd Buy It Again (1)
Easy To Use (1)
Cons
Noisy (1)
80% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Jeff H.
Etna, OH
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 10/4/16
REVIEWED
DEC.
22
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Happy With Product
Delivery was on time and communication was good. Unit was not damaged and started up the first try.
Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Price, I'd Buy It Again
Jeff Recommends This Kohler Product
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Robert D.
Northfield, NJ
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 11/7/14
Total Reviews
4 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
26 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
FEB.
09
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Kohler Generator
The generator is high quality. It has taken me some time to get up and running, due to permits and gas company with new meter.
Robert Recommends This Kohler Product
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Rose P.
Iron Station, NC
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 12/30/15
REVIEWED
JAN.
22
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Easy Setup
The 12RESV standby generator is very easy to install. You just hook up the power out to the Automatic Transfer Switch, the Propane (in my case) through the hole into the solenoid valve in the enclosure, the ATS control (or Automatic Generator Start) to its terminals in the electrical internal box. Then install a 12 volt battery (post type, not the side lug type). And you can start the generator. The generator is slightly noisier than the Kohler 8.5 it is replacing, but if I get the 9000... more
Rose Recommends This Kohler Product
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Lesley L.
Yarmouth Port, MA
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 6/9/16
REVIEWED
JUL.
24
2016
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Not Thrilled
We had this generator installed and within a month the computer card went bad and the generator wouldn't start.
Lesley Does Not Recommend This Product
Mike, the Generator Expert
Product Expert
Lesley,
Very sorry to hear about the issues with your new generator. Kohler stands behind their home standby generators with a 5-Year Warranty. To find your local servicing dealer, Kohler can be reached directly @ (800) 544-2444 or www.kohlergenerators.com
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Simon E.
Bellflower, CA
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 2/11/16
REVIEWED
MAR.
08
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Ready For The Zombie Apocalypse
Generator and ATS are in place. Hook up was straightforward. Unit is noisier than I expected. Pleased that it has internet capability for run notifications.
Pros: Durable, Features, Price
Cons: Noisy
Simon Recommends This Kohler Product
Simon's Experience With Electric Generators Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Called for advice on unit and transfer switch to buy. Great help, with links emailed to me as requested. Great vendor. Shipping was free and truck had lift gate and pallet jack to put it just where I wanted it. Excellent."
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