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Generac 5945 GP5500 - 5500 Watt Portable Generator (CA Compliant)

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Model: 5945
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Grade
Style
Run Watts
5,500
Rated Watts
Surge Watts
6,875
Starting Watts
Fuel
Engine
Emergency Generator
Generates plenty of electricity to weather the storm

Generac OHV Engine
Splash lubricated with automatic low oil shutdown

7.2-Gallon Steel Fuel Tank and Gauge
Generates up to 10 hours of power at half load

Hardened Steel Tube Cradle
Protects the generator from damage

Mobility Kit
Solid rubber wheels and locking fold-down handles

Hour Meter
Built-in resets remind you of scheduled maintenance

Circuit Breaker Protected Outlets

Low Tone Muffler for Quiet Operation

CARB and City of LA Compliant
Engine
Engine Brand
Generac
Starting System
Recoil Start
CC
389 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
2 Years
Commercial Engine Warranty
1 Year
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Cast Iron Sleeve
Yes
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Alternator
Brush
Auto Voltage Regulation
Yes
Surge Watts
6875 Watts
Rated Watts
5500 Watts
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Rated Amps
23 @ 240 Volts (Single Phase) Amps
Portability Kit
Never Flat Wheels
Tank Size
7.2 Gallons
Run Time @ 50% Load
10 Hours
Fuel Tank Material
Metal
Fuel Gauge
Yes
Decibel Rating @ 7m
Not Measured by Manufacturer
Idle Control
No
Hour Meter
Yes
Voltage Meter
No
Lifting Eye
No
Battery
Not Applicable
Grade Type
Emergency
Plugs
NEMA 5-20R - Wall-Type
2
NEMA L14-30R
1
Overview
Made in USA
No
Assembly Required
Yes
Weight
180 Pounds
Product Style
Portable Generator
Product Length
27.25 Inches
Product Width
27 Inches
Product Height
25 Inches
Consumer Warranty
2 Years
Commercial Warranty
1 Year
UPC
696471059458
Model
5945
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Outlets
NEMA 5-20R (Wall-Type)
NEMA 5-20R (Wall-Type)

NEMA L14-30R
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Generac 5945 Reviews & Ratings
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Raymond G.
West Hartford, CT
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/28/12
Total Helpful Votes
15 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
AUG.
26
2012
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Great Generator But A Bit Noisy
The Generac 5945 is a great generator. I got the California approved model and there is no odor from exhaust. It is easy to start and the instructions are very easy to follow.

When I was looking for generators I looked at Honda and Generac. Honda publishes the dB level of their generators, which have a reputation for being the quietest available. I know why Generac does not publish the dB level of their units because this one is very loud.

But, since this will be used for emergency only... more
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Bruce
Total Helpful Votes
12 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JUN.
25
2012
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Storm Outage Saver
I bought this generator after our last hurricane. I had a Coleman-Powermate already and wanted a good back up. I had run the Powermate for seven days running the electrics and air in my fifth wheel camper but decided we wanted to stay in the house on the next round. I bought this generator and after the first test run it started leaking gas out of the carb. Brought it to a warranty dealer and got the generator back after 3 days and a new carb. I have not had to run it over the last year except... more
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