Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 24
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Gman Shipped Damaged
I bought two of these with the Parallel connection kit. One of the units came damaged. It appears to have been dropped as the wheel axel is bent and the rear cover is cracked in three places. This unit does not start as well as the other. Still, these appear to be good machines. I promise to write a review after using them for my RV once they have proven themselves.
March 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Chuck expedite Driver.
they work perfect right out of the box everything works remote and key started.I love this generator.
December 8, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by fallspartsguy well built and quiet
I would have give it a 5 star rating if it had a better owners manual ! I unpacked it and opened the owners manual looking for directions....none! ...so i filled it up with oil(doesn't tell you how much is required ) and gas , primed it plugged in the battery ,hit the key and away it went! ....then I tried the remote start !! nothing ...I read over the manual and nothing..I went on-line to there website and nothing...then i decided to read the HD USA reviews and there it was posted by someone else..YOU MUST PRESS THE GREY BUTTON TWICE AND QUICKLY...it worked like a champ..its quiet compared to my buddys smaller generac..
May 31, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Shore To small for my needs but a nice unit.
I bought this generator to run a 16,000 BTU Air Conditioner on my boat. The generator could not do the job. I spoke to the manufacturer, and was informed the generator was too small. My fault for not checking first. Home Depot allowed me to return the generator. Great customer service from both Home Depot and the manufacturer.
July 21, 2015
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Dissapointed Horrible instructions
I could not recommend this product until they can put Manuel together. The Manuel that came with my unit had the right picture on the front, but on the inside it was for the larger models. There website would not let me download the Manuel and customer service was supposed to email but have never seen it yet. If it was not for the reviews I would never known how to use some of the features. This could be a decent unit for the money but I hope it lasts, if it's built anything like the Manuel I might be in trouble. One of the most important things to do is to put oil in the machine but it does not tell you what kind or how much.
August 18, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Kris Unhappy with this unit before I even use it
The unit was delivered yesterday (July 9, 2012). Upon removing the unit from the shipping box and packing, it was discovered that the screws that hold the handle closed are not tight so there is a gap. The manual mentions setting the choke lever, however we do not have one. There is also no guidance on how the remote start is used. The oil recommended is 10w30 and says you can use others and see the list but there is no list. At this point, I would not recommend the unit. I will update if Lifan performs acceptably when called. No call should be needed in my opinion. Should be able to receive unit and use it after reading the manual.
July 10, 2012
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Carlton good inexpensive generator, Bad battery
After two seasons of light camper use the battery will no longer start the unit. There are no replacements readily available. All replacements found so far are too big to fit in the unit.
June 12, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by biggerAL LIFAN inverter problems
Did the oil, gas etc.
Tricky packaging made me assume it was 2800W, Why promote the peak power when the unit isn't capable to sustain 2800 is ....
My own fault for not looking closely.
Got it running, never even got a chance to try the remote. Quite smoky for about 5 mins, then idled down which i thought was long...
Lifted the handle to move it and the wheel broke off, cheap plastic that wont last guaranteed.
I wasn't expecting as much noise so i returned it.
I DO NOT recommend this unit. I'll be looking for something tougher and better built.
November 14, 2013