Model # WH5500

Internet #203716106

Westinghouse 5,500/6,750-Watt Gasoline Powered Powered Portable Generator
0855464003193

Westinghouse

5,500/6,750-Watt Gasoline Powered Powered Portable Generator

  • 357 cc, OHV engine
  • Includes an oversized muffler for quiet operation
  • 6.6 gallon fuel tank
$57900 /each
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Product Overview

  • 357 cc, OHV engine
  • Includes an oversized muffler for quiet operation
  • 6.6 gallon fuel tank
Model WH5500 includes the Westinghouse, 357 cc, OHV engine that has been designed for power, durability, and quiet operation; it comes with an oversized muffler and catalyst. All Westinghouse generators come with EZ start, color-coded starting controls and access to a friendly and knowledgeable customer service group that can be reached at 1-855-WH-HELP-1 (944-3571). This model can be assembled very quickly and is easy to operate with a simplified power control center and is backed by an industry leading 3-years limited warranty. Other items included are never-flat tires, high-leverage handles, tool kit, 1 l bottle of oil, and a funnel to get you started right out of the box.
  • 6,750 starting Watt / 5,500 running Watt
  • Westinghouse cast iron sleeved 357cc engine
  • Outlets - quantity 4 = 5-20R 120-Volt, quantity 1 = L14-30R 120/240-Volt twist
  • 6.6 Gal. fuel tank
  • 16 hour run time at 50% load
  • Voltage regulating VR system
  • Noise reduction pulse flow muffler
  • Includes 3-years warranty
  • EZ-start color coded touch points
  • Wheel kit included
  • Oil and funnel included
  • Assembly tools included
  • Westinghouse cast iron sleeved 357cc engine with compression release for effortless starting



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Product Overview

  • 357 cc, OHV engine
  • Includes an oversized muffler for quiet operation
  • 6.6 gallon fuel tank
Model #: WH5500
Internet #: 203716106

Model WH5500 includes the Westinghouse, 357 cc, OHV engine that has been designed for power, durability, and quiet operation; it comes with an oversized muffler and catalyst. All Westinghouse generators come with EZ start, color-coded starting controls and access to a friendly and knowledgeable customer service group that can be reached at 1-855-WH-HELP-1 (944-3571). This model can be assembled very quickly and is easy to operate with a simplified power control center and is backed by an industry leading 3-years limited warranty. Other items included are never-flat tires, high-leverage handles, tool kit, 1 l bottle of oil, and a funnel to get you started right out of the box.

  • 6,750 starting Watt / 5,500 running Watt
  • Westinghouse cast iron sleeved 357cc engine
  • Outlets - quantity 4 = 5-20R 120-Volt, quantity 1 = L14-30R 120/240-Volt twist
  • 6.6 Gal. fuel tank
  • 16 hour run time at 50% load
  • Voltage regulating VR system
  • Noise reduction pulse flow muffler
  • Includes 3-years warranty
  • EZ-start color coded touch points
  • Wheel kit included
  • Oil and funnel included
  • Assembly tools included
  • Westinghouse cast iron sleeved 357cc engine with compression release for effortless starting



  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
27.5
Product Height (in.)
25.3
Product Length (in.)
25.5
Product Width (in.)
29

Details

Built-in inverter
No
CA (CARB) Compliant
Not CARB Compliant
Engine Displacement (cc)
357
Engine Make
OEM Branded
Features
Automatic Voltage Regulation,Fuel Gauge,Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
6.6
Fuel type
Gasoline
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)
.825
Horsepower (hp)
9.6 hp
Included
Wheel Kit
Muffler
Yes
Number of circuits/outlets
5
Operational Volume (dB)
71
Osha Required GFCI Outlets
No
Product Weight (lb.)
168lb
Returnable
30-Day
Run time at 50% load (hours/tank or charge)
14
Running Wattage
5500
Starting Wattage
6750
Voltage (volts)
120/240
Wheel Kit Included
Yes

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
3 years

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
27.5
Product Height (in.)
25.3
Product Length (in.)
25.5
Product Width (in.)
29

Details

Built-in inverter
No
CA (CARB) Compliant
Not CARB Compliant
Engine Displacement (cc)
357
Engine Make
OEM Branded
Features
Automatic Voltage Regulation,Fuel Gauge,Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
6.6
Fuel type
Gasoline
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)
.825
Horsepower (hp)
9.6 hp
Included
Wheel Kit
Muffler
Yes
Number of circuits/outlets
5
Operational Volume (dB)
71
Osha Required GFCI Outlets
No
Product Weight (lb.)
168lb
Returnable
30-Day
Run time at 50% load (hours/tank or charge)
14
Running Wattage
5500
Starting Wattage
6750
Voltage (volts)
120/240
Wheel Kit Included
Yes

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
3 years

Questions & Answers

will the 240 plug convert to a 30 amp three prong outlet?

we have 30 amp 4000 watt needs for our rv, if I add a 3 prong 30 amp adapter to the 50 amp plug will it convert?
Asked by: bill
You can technically convert any 4 wire 240V source to a 3 wire 120V source. You need to take either line 1 or line 2 with the other 2 conductors (the ground and neutral) to make a regular 120 volt source.
Answered by: Muss
Date published: 2017-02-07

Does anyone know what the Noise Level is?

I have checked several sites and can not find what the noise level is.
Asked by: Loretta
I do not know but we run it in our attached garage with the exhaust piped outside and it isn't bad plus my neighbors haven't come over and yelled at me YET. They have been invited over when it gets cold in their home. Bribery?
Answered by: Ron
Date published: 2016-01-05

Why are the Westinghouse generators so much more fuel efficient than all the rest? Its either brilliant or suspicious.

Compare to comparably sized Generac or others--major difference!
Asked by: Steve
I know that's what everyone says. We haven't used ours that long to get an accurate reading so I cannot vouch for that. The engine sure sounds strong though. Maybe it's in the carburation. I don't know.
Answered by: Ron
Date published: 2017-06-27

Anbody know the THD for this model?

For running sensitive electronics, I am interested in the % total harmonic distortion (THD).
Asked by: Steve
only thing i can give you is dsb 72, my father in-law thought i had a honda.
Answered by: charlie
Date published: 2015-12-02
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Customer Reviews

5,500/6,750-Watt Gasoline Powered Powered Portable Generator is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 130.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Product seems to work great. Even came with installed hour-meter which I thought I would have to ... Product seems to work great. Even came with installed hour-meter which I thought I would have to order and install myself. Will know more about how much I like this generator after about twenty years ..... how long I had the one it replaced. This unit needs free air flow on the right left and rear when running. The larger than standard muffler does make it somewhat quieter than my old Coleman unit. There is a new Westinghouse unit with the same general ratings that has the larger 420 cc engine ... had I known I would have purchased it instead. It appears to use less fuel at the load I normally use.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Worked fine first 2 times, stopped the third time... My husband bought this for me before he left for a 1.5 year military deployment. In his absence I used it 3 times. Once to run an electric hedge trimmer far from a power source, once during a short power outage to run a hot plate to heat milk for my niece. And the third time was to use the hedge trimmer again. It maybe had a total of an hour of running time before it refused to turn over part way during my third use. I used non-ethanol gas (which my lawn mower is functioning perfectly off of), the carburetor is perfectly clear, it just stopped working. It worked great while it ran, but now... I will come back and update my review once Westinghouse determines what steps they will take next to help remedy our situation.
Date published: 2017-09-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from The generator does the job. However, this product is made in China. I unpacked and assembled th... The generator does the job. However, this product is made in China. I unpacked and assembled the wheels and added fluids. On the first run I discovered the fuel line broken and leaking fuel. It took multiple calls over a period of 3-weeks to customer service and the warranty provider to get repair approval and locate a service center. I then had to take the generator to the service center to have the repair completed.
Date published: 2016-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product. Easy to assemble and use. Works great for me! This generator has enough power to run my whole house excluding my central A/C unit. I use it through a manual transfer switch which is connected to my main panel box. I can easily control my breakers using a 30-Amp twist lock outlet cable which I purchased separately and handles the power load with no problems. It starts for me every time as I run it once a month to test it. It is also very easy to move around using the handle bars. Overall I am quite impress with this unit and would highly recommend it.
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Started first pull - quality generator After getting the generator out of the box and some minor assembly, added oil and gas, it started on first pull! Other than testing, we didn't have to use it last hurricane season. So now it's a year later, just pulled the generator out to test it for this hurricane season. Added some fresh gas and it started only after a couple of pulls. This is a quality build generator. Should last us a long time.
Date published: 2017-09-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Powerful and easy-to-use. Starts pretty easy as well I'm a contractor so when I'm working on property with no power my Westinghouse 5500 portable generator definitely helps me get the job done and get paid. It comes in handy in bad situations as well like if there is a power outage. It can power your house as well. I will definitely be recommending this product to my contractor buddies.
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far, great! Use only during power outage, i.e. hurricanes. Power everything but 220V devices/appliances, don't really need them powered for outages. Assembled it, did the maintenance fluid fills, fired it up, three pulls, & it ran flawlessly on 1500 W load. Metered all outlets, 120+ volts at everyone.
Date published: 2017-09-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from WH5500 VERY hard to start Bought this for when power goes out. First day home, it took 50-60 pulls to get started. A few months later, it took close to 100 pulls to start. Now, I have pulled for 3 days, close to 100 pulls each day and it has not even tried to start. Do Not buy this product.
Date published: 2017-09-11
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