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FREE SHIPPING - Generac GP5500 Portable Generator - 389cc OHV, 6875 Surge Watts, 5500 Rated Watts, Model# 5939

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This Generac GP5500 Portable Generator features a powerful 389cc engine and 6.8-gallon fuel tank for powerful performance and excellent run time. Not for sale in California. Engine Generac OHV, Engine Displacement cc 389, Fuel Type Gasoline, Low Oil Shutdown Yes, Rated Watts 5,500, Receptacles qty. 5, Run Time 10 hrs. at 50, Surge Watts 6,875, Dimensions L x W x H in. 28 3/4 x 26 3/4 x 25, Start Type Recoil, Fuel Capacity gal. 6.8. Four 20 Amp 120V receptacles, one 30 Amp 120/240V locking plug receptacle Hardened steel tube cradle with folding, lockable handles Low tone muffler Circuit breaker protected and covered outlets Rolls on 9.5in. solid wheels
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Questions & Answers for FREE SHIPPING - Generac GP5500 Portable Generator - 389cc OHV, 6875 Surge Watts, 5500 Rated Watts, Model# 5939

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double male end power cord

i am wondering if a double male ended cord comes with the generator so i can plug into the power outlet to the house when the power goes out.
asked 5 months, 1 week ago
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This generator does not come with a cord. You would need to provide one for it or have one made locally.
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
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Can GP5500 be converted to LP gas?

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
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Anonymous
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The Generac GP5500 can not be converted to LP.
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conversion kit

is there a ng conversion kit for this generator if so how much is it and how can i find it on your web pages
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
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No, there is not a natural gas conversion kit available for this.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
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I have a generac 5500 Model # 5939 , If some one could tell me what plug I would need when I buy the Reliance Controls TSK Model#31406CRK

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
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 - lancaster,ohio
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Compatibility between the GP5500 and another brand’s transfer switch cannot be guaranteed, as the generators are tested for compatibility with only Generac products. Appropriate connection methods should be discussed with a certified electrician.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
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Compatibility between the GP5500 and another brand’s transfer switch cannot be guaranteed, as the generators are tested for compatibility with only Generac products. Appropriate connection methods should be discussed with your certified electrician performing the installation.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
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Generac
 - Waukesha, WI
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Do the GP and XP line of Generac generators use the same series of motors? Is the difference really in the electrical and case/housing parts?

asked 2 years, 8 months ago
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mhubel
 - Sudbury, ma
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The Generac Portable Generators GP and XG series, use Gererac engines, but do not use the same engines. There is a difference in the design between the two series, in appearance and options,
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
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The engine in the GP series is the Generac OHV. The XP and XG series feature the Generac OHVI engine, with the “I” meaning industrial grade. The OHV engine is a splash oil system without a filter, whereas the OHVI engine has a spin on oil filter with a pressurized oil system. The OHVI engine is designed for longer run times if power outages last more than a few days.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
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Generac
 - Waukesha, WI
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What are the dementions of this unit?

asked 3 years ago
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Anonymous
 - NY
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The dimensions (not including the handles) of this generator are 28.8" (L) x 26.8" (W) x 25" (H).
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
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The length (not including the handle) is 28.8", width (wheel to wheel) is 26.8" and height is 25". When including the handle, the length is 45". Unit weight is 180 lbs.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
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Generac
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What is the noise level and Total harmonic distortion of the model#5939 generator?

asked 3 years ago
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Anonymous
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Generac does not list the decibel (noise) rating for portable generators. There is no industry standard for testing decibel ratings on portable generators. Therefore, any results can be misleading or inaccurate. The total harmonic distortion for the GP series generators is greater than 6%, and not recommended for sensitive electronics. The Generac XP series has True Power technology, with Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) less than 5%, and would be recommended for sensitive equipment. Please see my recommendation below.
 
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can it be shipped to a local store

asked 3 years, 9 months ago
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billyboy2
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This unit cannot be shipped to your local store. Only the Stock items (vs. Drop Ship) can ship to the stores.
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What is the make of the engine and where made, if foreign are parts easily available?

asked 3 years, 9 months ago
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jyooper
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The engine is built in China to Generac's specs. May we suggest contacting the manufacturer for parts availability.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
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Where purchase accessories?

Would like protective cover and possibly after-market muffler to reduce noise. Where can we find these items?
asked 4 years, 1 month ago
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Daveg1937
 - Bitterroot, Montana
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We offer generator covers that will fit this generator. See link below for more details. We do not offer any muffler system for this generator that will reduce the noise. Keep in mind that changing the exhaust system on this item will most likely void the factory warranty.
 
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