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Portable Generator, Rated Watts5500,389cc

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  • Item # 6FDK7
  • Mfr. Model # 5939
  • UNSPSC # 26111604
  • Catalog Page # 1390
  • Shipping Weight 208.0 lbs.
Country of Origin ChinaCountry of Origin is subject to change.
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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
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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.

Details

The GP series generator features circuit breaker-protected outlets, never-flat wheels, and low-tone mufflers for quiet operation. First oil is included. For outdoor use only.


Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 453reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Just put it together! Great machine. Starts fast and does what it is designed to do. One little issue- the pull starter could be moved a little so it's not so close to the handle when starting. Haven't needed it in an emergency yet, but expecting it to provide the power I need when I need it! June 17, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by The GP5500 started up on the first pull. The cover for the air breather was cracked when I opened the box, but Customer Service shipped me a new one. Support was great.The unit started on the first pull. I have only used it once. It ran my compressor with no problem. June 10, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Worries are over I purchased this portable generator to avoid disaster if electricity is not available for my fridge and freezer. Well packaged, simple, easy assembly and started on first pull. Bring on the bad weather, we are ready. June 2, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by great machine this machine starts right up and runs quiet, easy to use features. use this on our farm and it works great. June 2, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by What I would expect from a Generac This Generator was bought for the hurricane preparedness in Florida that we prep for. It always starts with the first pull and is as reliable as I would expect from such a great company. This Generator gives me peace of mind for me and my family when we need it. May 21, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lots of power This product has more than enough power to run our main electrical items (fridge, freezer, water pump, lights, etc.) in our house. We purchased as a back-up system during power outages. The best feature is the peace-of-mind it brings my wife.....she no longer 'worries' about what to do without hydro. May 20, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Genny We've have had to use Genny a few times now. Always starts & other than a tight choke lever it's done everything it's supposed to do. Bumbed out that shortly after I got my generator Generac updated my model with weather proof outlet covers, a better handle design and electric start April 27, 2015
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Transfer switch

What transfer switch do you recommend to use with this generator?
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Our kit #2KEP3 is a good option that will have the standard components for what you need to have manual control of that generator.

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Do you know the decibels it puts out.?
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Because there is no industry standard for testing sound levels on portable products, we do not currently list a decibel rating for any of our portable generators. If you have any other product-related inquiries, please contact us directly at 888-GENERAC (436-3722).
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Need a fuel gauge

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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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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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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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Natural Gas Conversion

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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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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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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