Model # WH5500

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Westinghouse 5,500/6,750-Watt Gasoline Powered Powered Portable Generator
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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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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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Brand Westinghouse Westinghouse Ryobi Generac
Ratings (110) (21) (44) (732)
Engine Make OEM Branded OEM Branded OEM Branded OEM Branded
Generator Features Automatic Voltage Regulation,Fuel Gauge,Low Oil Shutdown,Wheel Kit Fuel Gauge,GFCI Outlet(s),Hour Meter,No Additional Features Automatic Voltage Regulation,GFCI Outlet(s),Hour Meter,Low Oil Shutdown,Overload Protection,Wheel Kit Automatic Voltage Regulation,Fuel Gauge,GFCI Outlet(s),Low Oil Shutdown,Wheel Kit
Continuous Wattage 5500 5500 5500 5500
CA (CARB) Compliant Not CARB Compliant CARB Compliant Not CARB Compliant Not CARB Compliant
Fuel type Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline
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Customer 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 110.
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 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 Started on first pull. Wheels, support and handles were very easy to install. Runs very smooth. Haven't had the need to use it yet but it's ready to go.
Date published: 2017-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WH5500 Easy assembly of wheels and handles. Provides desired moderate power for emergency use of essential appliances and one TV.
Date published: 2017-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to set up and works great! I use this generator only during the 5 month hurricane season here.....but I am confident that it'll be ready when needed!
Date published: 2017-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome product was very pleased with all the positive reviews and anxious to have this delivered before the next power outage
Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Purchase This portable generator is what I needed for my small home, it will surely help when the electric goes out!
Date published: 2017-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Generator We use this generator for our toy hauler travel trailer and it runs everything we need with no issues.
Date published: 2017-06-15
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