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Portable Generator, Rated Watts5500,389cc

GENERAC

Price: $849.00 / each

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  • Item # 6FDK7
  • Mfr. Model # 5939
  • UNSPSC # 26111604
  • Catalog Page # 1361
  • Shipping Weight 208.0 lbs.
Country of Origin ChinaCountry of Origin is subject to change.

Technical Specs

  • ItemPortable Generator
  • Rated Watts5500
  • Surge Watts6875
  • Engine BrandGenerac
  • Voltage120/240
  • Amps @ 120/240V45.8/22.9
  • Circuit BreakerYes
  • Engine Size389cc
  • Engine AlternatorBrush
  • Run Time @ Full Load5 hr./Tank
  • Run Time @ 1/2 Load10 hr./Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity7.2 gal.
  • Starter TypeRecoil
  • Wheel Kit IncludedYes
  • Air Cleaner TypeSingle Element
  • Low Oil Shut DownYes
  • Length27-1/4"
  • Width27"
  • Height25"
  • Full Power SwitchNo
  • Fuel TypeGasoline
  • Outlets(2) 5-20R 120V, (1) L14-30R Twist-Lock 120/240V
  • Run Time Hour MeterYes
  • Cylinder MaterialCast Iron
  • IncludesHandle, Bottle of Oil, Oil Funnel
  • Warranty2 yr. Limited Residential, 1 yr. Commercial
  • StandardsCSA Certified

Compliance and Restrictions


Hazardous material - Engines

This item has been restricted from sale in the following states: CA.

This product contains a chemical that is regulated under California Proposition 65.

Warning: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.

Warning: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.


Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 364reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product has everything we needed I'm very satisfied with this generator. It will handle everything we need it to. My husband is on oxygen at night, so he needed something that will keep it running. June 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Saved the day When my generator failed to start in a heck of a storm, I called my son to have him help. He purchased the 5500 portable unit & after hastily unpacking had it started in 3 pulls. It saved the flooding basement & powered some lights for us until power was restored. I am now having our electrician install the house transfer switch and can rely on our 5500 if needed again. June 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by great value for the price Just bought the generator and put it together very quick....less than a half hour. Very easy to start. We haven't had the opportunity to use it for any length of time just long ennough to make sure it worked June 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent product Product was packaged well no shipping daage and even included a bottle of oil for start up. Started on the second pull. Voltage and frequency were right on the money.I am using it for construction site power and it has worked beautifully so far. I would reccomend this product to anyone looking for a high quality generator. June 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by We could not be happier with our generator! We were without power for 4 day's under some pretty harsh cold weather this past winter! and we were able to run 2 refrigerators, our furnace, and our well pump! Of course we only have the 5500, so we did make sure that we didn't compromise any power from the furnace to the pump, I am very happy about our purchase, and will recommend this product to anyone looking for input!! May 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Purchased as back-up power for our home The assembly process was quick and easy and the unit started on the second pull, right out of the box. We heave above ground power lines so when the wind kicks up the power often goes out. May 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by great value Work's Great for the power demand of my truck power ( ac,refrigerator, tv) May 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best bang for the buck! This purchase was to replace a 15 year old generator that the engine seized. I am very impressed with my new Generac 5500 series generator has more than enough power and plenty of outlets (8) for my needs.The various reviews I read stated that it was loud, my old generator was loud ..... this Generac 5500 series is, in my opinion, it is approximately 75 db.I really don't have one bad thing to say about this generator. I am very pleased and look forward to having this generator a long time. May 12, 2014
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This generator is capable of firing many gas fired home heating systems. We suggest that you call Grainger's Technical Product Support Team with the electrical specifications of your furnace so we can verify that for your system. 800 472 4643

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The tank was filled to the top past the line. Experiencing shutdown after running for about ten minutes.

Choke ok, motor ok, silver start switch facing in upright position also. Does filling the tank past the fuel line have anything to do with it.

We tested it yesterday with less than half a tank and it ran beautifully.

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This generator was designed to work at peak performance with regular unleaded gas. The fuel level in the gas tank should have no impact on performance until the tank is empty.

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Is there a kit available to convert this generator to natural gas
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Unfortunately I am unable to locate the conversion kit you have requested.
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I'm getting older and find it difficult to recoil start . I was wondering if there is a battery start feature available for this generator .
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Generac does not offer an electric start kit for that model, if you step it up to the 7500 watt model it will come with an electric start option. The smallest one that we offer with an electric start will be Grainger item # 6FDL0.
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The GP Series portable generators are shipped from factory with SAE 30 non-synthetic oil. When choosing oil to utilize for a generator, the chart located in the Maintenance Section of your unit’s owner’s manual should be viewed as to what the coldest temperature will be experienced. The oil utilized for a cold temperature will be acceptable for use at warmer temperatures, but oil designated for warmer temperatures are not acceptable for use in colder temperatures. This is why a synthetic 5W-30 is the recommended oil for places with significant temperature changes, as it covers all temperature ranges. The appropriate intervals for oil changes and other maintenance items will be located in the owner’s manual in the Maintenance section as well.
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Replacement parts for your portable generator can be obtained through an independent authorized service provider in your local area. For assistance locating the certified service provider closest to you, please contact us directly at 888-GENERAC (436-3722).
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