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Generac 5978 GP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator
Model#: GRCN5978
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Generac 5978 GP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator

Model#: GRCN5978
Retail:
$1,279.99
Our Price:
$1,179.99
Sale Price:
$1,059.00
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$220.99 (17%)
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CPO recommends adding liftgate service for freight deliveries exceeding 100 lbs if you do not have a loading dock or fork lift at the delivery address. Additional charges may apply. The liftgate option will be presented during the checkout process.

Please note that liftgate service only ensures the product is removed from the truck. We recommend you have the additional help of two to four people to move the product to its desired location because drivers are not required to assist.

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Details

With a range of power options from 800 to 17,500 Watts, Generac has an affordable, reliable portable generator for any application.
Power the fun stuff or cover an emergency with a GP Series portable generator. Affordable reliability and features not usually found on basic portable models makes these units a favorite for home use, camping, job sites or outdoor events.
Features:
  • Low-oil shutdown detects low oil levels to prevent engine damage
  • Low-tone mufflers for quieter operation
  • Heavy-duty hardened steel tube cradle gives extra strength and durability
  • Circuit breaker protected outlets guard against circuit overload
  • Hour meter tracks usage between maintenance sessions
  • Fold down handles and never-flat wheels for portability
  • Fuel gauge incorporated for at a glance fuel monitoring
  • New, covered circuit breaker protected outlets provide added protection from the environment and rugged working conditions
  • Electric start with recoil backup, battery included
  • Meets the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) standards for sale and use in Canada and the United States
  • Unit not for use or sale in California, CARB compliant units available
Includes:
  • Engine Oil
  • Plug-In Battery Charger
  • Instruction Sheets
  • Oil Funnel

Specifications

Series: GP Series
Length: 28.75 in.
Width: 26.75 in.
Depth: 26 in.
Weight: 201 lbs.
Battery Included: Yes
CARB Compliant: No
CSA Compliant: Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity: 8 gal.
Fuel Tank Type: Steel
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Handles: Folding & Locking
Max Watts: 9,375
Noise Level: 70-75 dB
Outlets: (4) 5-20R 120V, (1) L14-30R Twist-Lock 120/240V
Rated Watts: 7,500
Run Time: 12 Hrs.
Type: Portable

Reviews

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GeneracGP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator
 
4.8

(based on 203 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Home backup power (135)
  • Other (13)
  • Jobsite (12)
  • Easy to start (9)
  • Good power output (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Power outages (9)
    • Construction sites (3)
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    5.0

    Generac Generator

    By MC

    from Wichita

    Comments about Generac GP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator:

    Purchased the generator as a back up during bad weather or general power outages. Very happy with the product, and ease of operation. I would recommend this product to anyone wanting a quality product that will get the job done.

     
    5.0

    Meets my needs to a tee!

    By EWOT

    from Columbia

    Comments about Generac GP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator:

    I decided to install a generic transfer switch and purchase a portable generator for the next disruption of electricity. These products are providing peace of mind and will save my deer meat. Thanks Generac!

     
    5.0

    So far, so good

    By Timberlake

    from Timberlake

    Comments about Generac GP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator:

    Bought this in the summer before we really needed it. Last winter, we were without power for 3-4 days after an ice storm. You couldn't find a generator at any store for miles around. We ended up using small inverters hooked up to the vehicles to power our deep freeze. I haven't used this one yet under load, only to make sure it started and ran a power drill. So far, so good.

     
    5.0

    99% Happy

    By CityWriter

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Generac GP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator:

    This generator was easy to assemble and fired-up immediately. Quieter than I expected based on neighbors' units and some of the chatter online. Easy to move the generator around. The 1% unhappiness is based on the difficulty to add the oil. The generator is designed to receive oil at an almost 90-degree angle, so you need to spend a crazy amount of time carefully adding little amounts at a time or go buy a funnel with a flexible line. Also, the oil supplied does not indicate the type/weight of the oil and neither does the generator's manual. You can find it online at generac.com FAQ section. It's easy to see why it's an FAQ.

     
    5.0

    Great for the buck.

    By cbillinois

    from Princeton

    Comments about Generac GP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator:

    Purchased unit for service truck. Strong quality construction. Truly like the fact that Generac rates there units for continuous running watts, not just peak as others do. Great purchase price and ease of assembly.

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    • GP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator

      Q:

      Made in U.S.?
      Asked on 10/29/2012 by you have got to be kigging! from CT

      1 answer

      • A:

        The model GP7500E GP Series 7500 Watt Portable Generator is manufactured in China.

        Answered on 10/29/2012 by Community Answer from None
    • GP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator

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      what is the starting watts and running watts on this model
      Asked on 10/28/2012 by none from ny

      1 answer

      • A:

        The starting watts is 9,375 watts and the running watts is 7500.

        Answered on 10/29/2012 by Community Answer from None
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    Warranty

    GENERAC POWER SYSTEMS “TWO YEAR” LIMITED WARRANTY FOR GP SERIES PORTABLE GENERATORS


    For a period of two years from the date of original sale, Generac Power Systems, Inc. (Generac) warrants its GP Series generators will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for the items and period set forth below. Generac will, at its option, repair or replace any part which, upon examination, inspection and testing by Generac or a Generac Authorized Warranty Service Dealer, is found to be defective. Any equipment that the purchaser/owner claims to be defective must be returned to and examined by the nearest Generac Authorized Warranty Service Dealer.

    All transportation costs under the warranty, including return to the factory, are to be borne and prepaid by the purchaser/owner. This warranty applies only to Generac GP Series portable generators and is not transferable from original purchaser. Save your proof-of-purchase receipt. If you do not provide proof of the initial purchase date, the manufacturer’s shipping date of the product will be used to determine the warranty period.

    WARRANTY SCHEDULE

    Consumer applications are warranted for two (2) years. Commercial and Rental applications are warranted for one (1) year or 1000 hours maximum, whichever comes first.

    CONSUMER APPLICATION

    YEARS ONE and TWO

    100% (one hundred percent) coverage on Labor and Part(s) listed (proof of purchase and maintenance is required):

    • Engine- All Components
    • Alternator- All Components

    COMMERCIAL/RENTAL APPLICATION YEAR ONE

    100% (one hundred percent) coverage on Labor and Part(s) listed (proof of purchase and maintenance is required):

    • Engine- All Components
    • Alternator- All Components

    NOTE:

    For the purpose of this warranty “consumer use” means personal residential household or recreational use by original purchaser. This warranty does not apply to units used for Prime Power in place of utility where utility power service is present or where utility power service does not normally exist. Once a generator has experienced commercial or rental use, it shall thereafter be considered a non-consumer use generator for the purpose of this warranty.


    All warranty expense allowances are subject to the conditions defined in Generac’s Warranty Policies, Procedures and Flat Rate Manual.


    THIS WARRANTY SHALL NOT APPLY TO THE FOLLOWING:
    • Generac built portable generators built prior to May 2008.
    • Generac portable generators that utilize non-Generac replacement parts.
    • Costs of normal maintenance and adjustments.
    • Failures caused by any contaminated fuels, oils or lack of proper oil levels.
    • Repairs or diagnostics performed by individuals other than Guardian/Generac authorized dealers not authorized in writing by Generac Power Systems.
    • Failures due, but not limited, to normal wear and tear, accident, misuse, abuse, negligence or improper use. As with all mechanical devices, the Generac engines need periodic part(s) service and replacement to perform as designed. This warranty will not cover repair when normal use has exhausted the life of a part(s) or engine.
    • Failures caused by any external cause or act of God, such as collision, theft, vandalism, riot or wars, nuclear holocaust, fire, freezing, lightning, earth-quake, windstorm, hail, volcanic eruption, water or flood, tornado or hurricane.
    • Damage related to rodent and/or insect infestation.
    • Products that are modified or altered in a manner not authorized by Generac in writing.
    • Any incidental, consequential or indirect damages caused by defects in materials or workmanship, or any delay in repair or replacement of the defective part(s).
    • Failure due to misapplication.
    • Telephone, cellular phone, facsimile, internet access or other communication expenses.
    • Living or travel expenses of person(s) performing service, except as specifically included within the terms of a specific unit warranty period.
    • Expenses related to “customer instruction” or troubleshooting where no manufacturing defect is found.
    • Rental equipment used while warranty repairs are being performed.
    • Overnight freight or special shipping costs for replacement part(s).
    • Overtime, holiday or emergency labor.
    • Starting batteries, fuses, light bulbs and engine fluids.

     

    THIS WARRANTY IS IN PLACE OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. SPECIFICALLY, GENERAC MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES AS TO THE MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

     

    Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you.

     

    GENERAC’S ONLY LIABILITY SHALL BE THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF PART(S) AS STATED ABOVE. IN NO EVENT SHALL GENERAC BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF SUCH DAMAGES ARE A DIRECT RESULT OF GENERAC’S NEGLIGENCE.

     

    Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You also have other rights from state to state.