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GP17500E

Model #5735

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Generac GP Series 17500E Portable Generator

The most powerful portable generator on the market is an exceptional value. Powerful enough to start many 5-ton air conditioning units and can provide power for up to 16 circuits.

Generac's OHVI® engine incorporates full pressure lubrication with automotive style spin on oil filter for longer life engine.

Idle control reduces noise and conserves fuel for extended run-times.

Hour meter tracks maintenance intervals.

Low-oil pressure shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage.

Large-capacity fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge provides durability and extended run times.

Hardened 1 1/4" steel tube cradle for added durability and strength.

Integrated lifting eye for easy transport and security on the job site.

Generac <strong>GP Series 17500E</strong> Portable Generator

The Power You Need, Whenever and Wherever You Need it

Take a tour of the most powerful and portable generator on the market

  • Powered by electric start OHVI engine
  • Automotive-style oil filter for extended engine life
  • Reduce noise and conserve fuel with idle control
  • Automatic shut-down
  • Hour meter for maintenance tracking
  • Large capacity fuel tank with fuel gauge
  • Hardened 1 1/4 inch steel tube cradle

The Power to Live. Work. Play.

Portable generators are a welcome addition to many activities at home, at work, and away. In an emergency, portable generators can provide critical backup power. They make camping and tailgating more comfortable. And contractors appreciate the flexibility portable power brings to the jobsite.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from You get what is advertised I decided that going without electricity and having the basement flood after the last hurricane was more stress than I wanted in my life. I did a lot searching on the internet for a generator that would give me the best peace of mind. I settled on the Generac 5940 GP6500- 6500 Watt Portable Generator (5940). I paid for the tail gate service and it was delivered very promptly and wheeled up to my house. Assembly was extremely easy. I put oil and gas in it as directed, and with one pull it was running. A few weeks later I had the "Transfer Switch" installed and we killed all power to the house, started the generator, and flipped the transfer switch to the operating position. Everything we had connected (which was just about everything except central air conditioning) was powered on. We even ran water until our well pump turned on and the generator never even hesitated or appeared to be under strain. So if we ever lose electricity again, especially for a long duration of time, the neighbors will see that we have heat, water, and lights. They will all be welcome! Thanks Generac for supplying a product that truly is what is advertised. In today's world it is nice to see some honesty in advertising.
Date published: 2011-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great generator for price My GP8000E generator was delivered to my carport in the box. It was easy to set up. Since there's no gas in the tank, we just leaned it back on it's side, allowing us to put the wheels on without picking up the generator. My husband and I had it together and running in less than an hour. I love the electric start. It's not as loud as I thought it would be. Not had to use it after a storm (hope I never do), but so far so good. I crank it up and use it every two weeks so don't have to worry about storage. It powers the coffee pot and air fryer without blinking an eye. I searched and searched for a generator made in the U.S.A., and Generac was the most made in the U.S.
Date published: 2022-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great I needed a generator for my RV and backup for the house. I bought it because friends have a home backup Generac which they are very pleased with. Worked great right out of the box and I did a test run of a few hours with no problems.
Date published: 2022-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product is great except for the user manual User manual could be a little better on how to operate the generator, I spent an hour trying to figure out why it was not putting out power. I finally figured out the problem. Other than that it looks to be a great generator!
Date published: 2022-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The GP 3000i is super quiet and is a Smooth Runner I just purchased my GP 3000i unit and it is great! I added the supplied oil, filled with 91 (no ethanol), turned the selector switch to Run, and honestly, the first pull started this little beauty. I ran it for 7 hours powering my fifth wheel (50-amp plug converted) and it ran flawlessly. When you turn the selector switch to OFF, it takes a minute or two to run the gas out of the line to shut it down, so don't panic, the switch does indeed work to shut it off. Thank you, Generac.
Date published: 2022-06-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lets see how this is handled... Bottom of box and pallet was taped to pallet. I signed off, delivery driver drove off. 3 hours later, at 6:30 pm I took off the tape to see that somewhere in the process the tape was used to cover up a number of big holes and the powder coated frame was scraped up in 5 places. The battery tray flange was bent. Forklift damage I assume. I'm asking retailer to contact Generac and get me touch up paint to avoid rust... and a return.... I'm in the process of breaking it in. Lets see how Generac handles this, and I'll report back. Somebody tried to cover up a mistake, and it does not reflect well on the brand.
Date published: 2022-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding The best generator for back up on home. Easy to use.
Date published: 2022-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great generator I recently purchased a Generac generator it is simple to operate cranks on the first pull.I researched them before buying it and it was a great deal for emergencies and use around the farm. Thank you for a great product.
Date published: 2022-06-15
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