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Generac GP57500E GP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator

Model#: GRCN5978
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$1,239.99
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Freight deliveries require a delivery time be scheduled and someone must be present at the time of delivery to inspect and sign for the merchandise. A representative from the freight carrier will call the phone number entered at checkout to schedule the delivery.


Liftgate Service

For freight deliveries, you have the option of adding a liftgate to your delivery. A liftgate is the device that lowers a product from the truck to ground level.

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.

Requesting liftgate service after ordering may result in additional charges and delays.

Product Overview

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.
Alternator Type: Brushed
Amperage: 62.5/31.3
CARB Compliant: No
Engine Displacement: 420cc
Engine Make: Generac
Engine Speed (RPM): 3600
Frame Type: 2-Wheel Cage
Fuel Tank Capacity: 7.5 gal.
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Max. Watts: 9375
Number of Outlets: 5
Outlet Types: (4) 120V 20A 5-20R, (1) 120/240V 30A L14-30R Twist-Lock
Rated Watts: 7500
Run Time (50% Load): 12 hrs.
Starting System: Electric/Recoil
Voltage: 120/240V
Voltage Regulation: Automatic
Wheel Size: 9 in.
Wheel Type: NeverFlat

Reviews

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GeneracGP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator
 
4.8

(based on 287 reviews)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Home backup power (137)
  • Other (13)
  • Jobsite (12)
  • Easy to start (9)
  • Good power output (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Power outages (9)
  • Construction sites (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid do-it-yourselfer (7)

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5.0

Great price for great product.

By Weld1Hot

from Raymond

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

We found this generator at a great price. The wheels make it quite easy to move.

 
5.0

Good value

By Pappy12

from Greenwell Springs

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

good value for the features and ease of assembly, and performance. it is a little noiser than my old unit, but it is 2KW larger

 
5.0

What a great product!

By Thatsmrbigal2u

from Algonac

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

The entire unit was easy to finish assembly. It started the first time in less than 5 seconds... and every time after. I did not like the included battery charger.

 
5.0

Great generator!

By stumped

from Beaverton

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

The only thing that I would like to see is the battery charger being incorporated in the generator.

 
4.0

Delivers as you would expect it to

By michel

from fredericton

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

Bought this generator during a storm where half our province was out of power for over a week. I utilize it as a whole home backup generator, it has enough power to run my well pump and sump pump as well as heating my water when I need it to. it starts right up without hesitation and runs smoothly. The frame and wheels are very rugged to carry it around since it is on the heavy side. the only down fall that I found with it was that it is quite noisy so I will be building an insulated cover for it. Extremely satisfied, never looked back.

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  • GP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator

    Q:

    How much engine oil need
    Asked on 1/25/2015 by wali from Pakistan

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      The unit comes with one liter of oil.
      The manufacturer recommends slowly filling the unit with oil and checking the dipstick periodically until it reaches the full mark.

      Answered on 2/24/2015 by RS from Atlanta
  • GP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator

    Q:

    What is the difference between model number 5943 and 5978 on a 7500? I have an auto transfer switch. I just need to hook it up at my house and be able to run a hotwater heater.
    Asked on 12/8/2014 by Kurt from Arkansas, Marion

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      The 5978 Meets the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) standards for sale and use in Canada and the United States.

      Answered on 3/4/2015 by Dennis from Atl
  • GP7500E GP Series 7,500 Watt Portable Generator

    Q:

    ( what is the make of the motor,please write me reply. thank you from Alex.).We Need a manual Home Depot has
    no Manual.
    We bought it today 03/10 2014. We will pict it up when is not raining.

    Please send us a manual and the kind motor on the Genarac GP7500E Model # 5978 Thank you. store #7167
    Home Depot 49 Fourth Store Orangeville Ontario Canada, Phone# 519-940-9061 (hard ware Department)
    Asked on 10/3/2014 by Alex and Lorraine Csiszler from 248077 5 Side Road, Mono Ontario L9W 2K6

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      You need to be contacting Generac directly with your question, CPO is an internet retailer. Generac can be reached at 888-436-3722

      Answered on 4/9/2015 by Anonymous
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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.