Generac LP5500 LP Powered Portable Generator

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Generac LP5500 5500 Watt LP Powered Portable Generator

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  • Features Smart Start with the Exclusive Power Dial - Prime, choke, start and shutdown are conveniently located together
  • Powerful 389cc Generac OHV engine and heavy duty alternator delivers 5500 running watts and 6875 starting watts
  • Hardened 1-1/4" steel tube cradle for added durability and strength
  • Automatic system protection that cuts power to the engine to protect it from damage
  • Hour meter automatically tracks maintenance intervals
  • Designed with wide, never-go-flat wheels for easy transport over any type of tough terrain
  • Quick-Access enclosure detaches in a snap for easy engine maintenance
  • 30 Amp outlet allows generator to be connected to a permanently installed manuall transfer switch for quick backup of hardwired appliances like furnance or sump pump

The LP5500 includes:

  • One (1) Generac 5500 Watt LP Powered Portable Generator

Tech Specs:

  • Model Number: 6001
  • UPC: 696471060010
  • Manufacturer: Generac
  • Engine Brand: Generac
  • Starting System: Recoil Start
  • HP/CC: 389 cc
  • Consumer Engine Warranty: 2 Years
  • Commercial Engine Warranty: 1 Year
  • Engine RPM: 3600 RPM
  • Low Oil Alert/Shutdown: Yes
  • Voltage 120/240 Single-Phase
  • Frequency: 60 Hertz
  • Alternator: Brush
  • Fuel Type LP
  • Rated Amps: 23 Amps @ 240 Volts (Single Phase)
  • Portability Kit: NeverFlat
  • Run Time (50% Load): 7 Hours
  • Fuel Gauge: No
  • Hour Meter: Yes
  • Voltage Meter: Yes
  • Lifting Eye: No
  • Weight: 184 Lbs. (83.46 kilograms)
  • Dimensions: 35.5"L x 26.3"W x 36.5"H
  • Consumer Warranty: 2 Years
  • Commercial Warranty: 1 Year

Getting to Know the Controls and Components on Your LP Series Portable Generator

Fueling Your LP Series Portable Generator

Assembling the Wheel Kit on your LP Series Portable Generator

Adding Oil to Your LP Series Portable Generator

Excerpts From the Bosses Radio Show

  1. Two Important Factors to consider when setting up and locating your generator: (Audio Answer)

  2. What size generator do I need? (Audio Answer)

  3. Is it Ok to run a generator inside the home? (Audio Answer)

  4. What are the 3 ways to incorporate a generator into your backup power plan? (Audio Answer)

  5. What's the best way to incorporate a generator so that switching to it is hassle-free? (Audio Answer)

  6. How will a transfer switch eliminate the need for a lot of messy cords? (Audio Answer)

  7. What size extension cords should I be using with my generator? (Audio Answer)

  8. What is the overall cost of transfer switch installation and how easy to they make it to use the generator? (Audio Answer)

  9. Is a 5000 or 5500 Watt generator enough to cover my needs? (Audio Answer)

  10. Is there a complicated maintenance procedure needed when the generator is not in use? (Audio Answer)

  11. What about fuel stabilizer? (Audio Answer)

  12. Should I keep the fuel tank full or empty? (Audio Answer)

  13. What about oil changes? (Audio Answer)

  14. I just need a simple installation to power a single appliance, like a sump pump. What do I need to know? (Audio Answer)

  15. I live in a place where a generator isn't an option, what about a small-scale battery backup solution? (Audio Answer)

  16. What kind of draw is involved in keeping the heat on in winter? (Audio Answer)

  17. Why did you choose to sell Generac generators? (Audio Answer)

  18. What is the real-world price of a generator setup? (Audio Answer)

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