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12,000-Watt Air Cooled Standby Generator with 100 Amp 12-Circuit Load Center Automatic Transfer Switch

  • Restores power in as little as 10 seconds
  • Offers superior reliability and quiet performance
  • Accompanied with a 5-year/2000-hour limited warranty
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Product Overview

Whether you're home or away, your KOHLER Generator will automatically kick in whenever the power goes out. Restoring power in as little as 10-seconds, KOHLER Generators have extraordinary reliability and quiet operation similar to a central air conditioner. KOHLER backs each generator with a 5-year/2,000-hour limited warranty. From our first generator in 1920 to our bold new lineup now, KOHLER Generators are a trusted brand by Home Depot Stores nationwide.
  • Includes: KOHLER 12,000-Watt generator, 100 Amp, indoor 12-space load center automatic transfer switch, oncue plus remote monitoring, integrated mounting pad, flexible fuel line and easy connection terminal block
  • Oncue plus generator management system included with every 8,000-Watt or 12,000-Watt generator sold - a remote monitoring system that gives you control and communication with your KOHLER generator from anywhere in the world - without a cellular contract or poor reception
  • KOHLER engine with an efficient OHV design giving powerful, reliable air cooled performance
  • Premium power quality - plus/minus 1% volt regulation and less than 5% harmonic distortion protects your most sophisticated electronics from damage
  • Powerful performance exclusive power boost technology allows you to run central air and other large appliances all at the same time (based on generator and load size)
  • Fast response - automatically restores power in as little as 10-seconds
  • Meets 181 MPH wind rating
  • Quiet operation - low decibel levels similar to central air unit and rated according to EGSA (Electrical Generating Systems Association) standards
  • Bold new KOHLER design in steel, dipped in e-coat for extra corrosion protection and painted with a durable powder coat finish
  • No refueling - runs on your home's natural gas (NG) or liquid propane (LPG)
  • Additional accessories available: maintenance kit GM90366 (# 205602362), carburetor heater GM57969 (# 203269644)
  • Installation and local permitting charges are not included, to locate an authorized KOHLER installer, battery sold separately
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Product Height (in.)32.4Product Length (in.)28
Product Width (in.)30 in


ApplicationEmergency UseBuilt-in inverterNo
CA (CARB) CompliantNot CARB CompliantColor FamilyBeige
Engine Displacement (cc)725Engine MakeKohler Engine
FeaturesAutomatic Voltage Regulation,Built-in Remote Monitoring,Hour Meter,Low Oil Shutdown,Overload Protection,Short Circuit ProtectionFuel Tank Capacity (gallons)15 gal
Fuel TechnologyDual FuelFull load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)2
Half-Load Run Time60IncludedAutomatic Transfer Switch
Number of Outlets1Operational Volume (dB)67
Outlet Type120V 12APower/Fuel TypeNatural Gas,Propane
Product Weight (lb.)453Response Time (sec.)10
Returnable30-DayRunning Wattage12000
Start TypeRecoil StartStarting Wattage12000
Suggested UsesSmall ElectronicsVoltage (volts)120/240

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and ListingsEPA Approved,UL ListedManufacturer Warranty5 Year/2,000 Hour Limited Warranty

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Customer Reviews

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Generator purchase and delivery was easy and great experience on line and in store.
This Kohler product is even a better buy at Home Depot. I was able to get a $300.00 discount as a personal purchase. I then was contacted by a customer in my personal business and decided to sell it to them keeping my personal discount and still giving them a savings of $200.00 compared to what Kohler retails it for. I contacted the Kohler representative to find out if they would honor the warranty and was assured that they are aware that their products may be sold and resold but the end user gets to apply for the warranty. This was a great purchase and all are very happy with the experience. Home Depot came through for me in a big way because I was able to get paid for a week's wages by purchasing, selling, and setting the generator. The customer chose to have their contractor complete the installation due to scheduling conflicts but everything worked out. I will definitely be doing this again through Home Depot and will highly recommend the product.
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Excellent Unit. Plenty of power to energize my casita and...
Excellent Unit. Plenty of power to energize my casita and pool.
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great generator. easily installed
great generator. easily installed
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After getting past some back order problems Kohler came through with a deal on a larger unit than...
After getting past some back order problems Kohler came through with a deal on a larger unit than originally ordered. Had a couple of installation issues that were resolved. Now works great.
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Dont buy Kohler
Product is still sitting on the ground waiting to be installed. Nearest Kohler distributor is 100 miles away. Nearest authorized installer is 45 miles away. I need to have a waterproof enclosure foe the subpanel. It comes with an indoor subpanel. It took the installer 2 weeks to find out if I could get a waterproof enclosure and at what cost. (Yes I can for an additional $350) It took a month to get the authorized installer to come out and look at the project. They are actually generator installers, not general purpose electricians. He told me I needed a real electrician to handle the rewiring for the sub panel. Gave me another name, only 30 miles away. I already had a call in to him on another matter which has gone unanswered. The product looks good which is all I can say at this point. I am expecting I will never get any professional help.
Response from Kohler Product ExpertAug 7, 2016
Hello, my name is Sarah with Kohler Co. I am sorry to hear you are having trouble with your Kohler Generator. Please reach out to a Generators team member at generator.feedback@kohler.com. They'll be glad to help! -Sarah B. KOHLER Customer Service
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