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Briggs & Stratton Power Equipment and AccessoriesModel: 40326
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Grade
Airooled Standby Generators
Style
Watts
12 kW
Rated Watts
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Fuel
Engine
OHV
12 kW Fully Automatic Standby Generator
Automatically starts when utility power is lost

Advance Power Management (Transfer Switch Sold Separately)
Combine with ATS to manage up to two 4-Ton AC units

Streamlined, Space Saving Design
Sleek, compact profile blends in next to central AC unit

803 cc Briggs & Stratton Professional Series Engine
Engineered to commercial specs for years of reliable service

Durable Galvaneal Steel Outdoor Enclosure
Provides years of rustproof outdoor protection

Computer Friendly :)
Safe for use with advanced electronics and computers

New Enclosure Design - 15% More Compact
Streamlined design meets the power needs of your whole house

Turn-Key Extras:
Pre-Filled with Synthetic Oil
Battery Charger
Hour Meter & Diagnostics Alerts with System Status

5 years Limited Warranty
Engine
Engine Brand
Briggs and Stratton OHV
CC
803 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
5 Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Surge Watts
12000 Watts
Rated Watts
12000 Watts
Fuel Type
LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity
11000 Watts
LP Power Capacity
12000 Watts
NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
119 (BTU: 119,000 BTU/HR) ft³/hr
NG Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
197 (BTU: 197,000 BTU/HR) ft³/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
1.42 (BTU: 128,865 BTU/HR) gallons/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
2.3 (BTU: 208,725 BTU/HR) gallons/hr
Rated Amps
50 @ 240 Volts (Single Phase) Amps
Decibel Rating @ 7m
74.5 dbA
Transfer Switch
Automatic (Not Included)
Enclosure
Steel
Battery
Not Included (600 CCA)
A/C Ton Rating
3-Tons
Mounting Pad
Steel (Included)
Cooling System
Air Cooled
UL Listed
Yes
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
535 Pounds
Product Length
34.6 Inches
Product Width
39.4 Inches
Product Height
38.5 Inches
Consumer Warranty
5 Years
UPC
011675403263
Model
40326
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  2 Questions
Q: Is it possible to install the B&S 12 KW Generator #040326 on a slopping concrete pad? Is there a bottom steel frame with the option of adding leveling pads? I need to keep the generator off of the concrete for drainage purposes.
by Craig Barry from Virginia on October 08, 2013

A: Thank you for your inquiry....

All home standby systems need to be installed on a level surface. The Briggs units have a steel base but it is not solid so leveling pads may not work or may be difficult to set up. A level solid concrete pad is the recommended form.

by Mike, Product Expert
Q: Hi, we purchased the briggs and stratton generator 40326 from your company. which battery should we buy for the gen?
by M3 Sweatt from Washington on January 12, 2013

A: Ok, Per Briggs & Stratton

The 10 - 12kW Home Standby Generators Require:

12VDC
600 CCA (Cold Crank Amps)
Type AGM

Dimensions:

Width: 5.5 Inches
Length: 9.0 Inches
Height: 8.25 Inches

Note: This information is also available in the Installation Manual.

by Mike, Product Expert
Briggs & Stratton 40326 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
5/5
Performance
5/5
Value
5/5
Overall
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Pros
I'd Buy It Again (1)
Price (1)
Easy To Use (1)
Cons
Briggs On-the-phone Tech... (1)
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Raymond P.
Hurricane, WV
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/30/12
Total Helpful Votes
23 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
NOV.
21
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
I Feel Better
This is my first large generator, and the 18 wheeler delivered it on time. I was wondering about unloading it into the back of my Chevy Truck. The tail gate lift worked great and the generator was in good shape. After the driver and I unloaded the generator into my truck I took the generator home.

I had a 2x6 set up to lift her off my truck, with the generator being at that point 605 pounds. I used a wide strap and looped it through the crate it was in, and lifted it up off my truck bed-... more
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Jim
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 2/21/14
Total Reviews
5 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
51 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
SEP.
15
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Buying New...
The generator is just what we needed for a smaller house. But, we made a mistake. We bought a brand new generator to replace an older 7KW that we wore out.

We didn't buy a new switch since the switch was specifically designed for the Briggs generators up to 15kw. The first time the power went out the generator ran for 30 minutes then shutdown due to an under voltage fault.

It took the electrician several trips out and phone calls too numerous to count before they tracked down the... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Briggs On-the-phone Technicians Are Very Knowledgable But Service
Jim Recommends This Briggs & Stratton Product
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