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WGen2000 2,500/2,000 Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Generator with Automatic Low Oil Shutdown

  • Grab and go power for when you need it most
  • Durable hardened steel frame w/ roll bars and fuel gauge
  • 2500 peak watts and 2000 rated watts
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Product Overview

The convenient and easy-to-use Westinghouse WGen2000 Gasoline Powered Portable Generator is a dependable way to supply power to your essential electric appliances. With 2,500 peak watts and 2,000 running watts, it’s ideal for working on DIY projects, generating power in a remote area, or as an emergency backup during a power outage. It’s light weight and compact, allowing you to easily transport it wherever you’d like. Additionally, the WGen2000 features an intuitive control panel, a hardened steel frame with added roll bars to protect its 4 Gal. (15 L) gas tank, and durable rubber outlet covers on all four of the 120-Volt 20 Amp 5-20R standard household outlets. These features, combined with a 3-Year Warranty and Lifetime Technical Support make the WGen2000 a reliable portable power solution wherever you go.
  • Perfect as a dependable power source in emergency situations or portable power for recreational activities
  • 2,000 running watts, 2,500 peak watts with recoil start
  • Runs for up to 20 hours on a 4 gal. fuel tank with built-in fuel gauge
  • Powered by a 212cc 4-Stroke OHV Westinghouse Engine constructed with a durable cast iron sleeve
  • Compact and portable at 97 lb. with as low as 68 dBA operating volume
  • (2) 5-20R 120-Volt household duplex receptacles with rubber outlet covers
  • Safe and convenient with automatic low oil shutdown, automatic voltage regulation, and overload protection
  • EPA and CARB compliant
  • All Westinghouse portable generators are functionally tested in the factory and may contain minimum residual oil and/or fuel odor



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Ratings
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Engine MakeOEM BrandedOEM BrandedOEM BrandedOEM Branded
CA (CARB) CompliantCARB CompliantCARB CompliantNot CARB CompliantCARB Compliant
Running Wattage1350200025003600
FeaturesAutomatic Voltage Regulation,Fuel Gauge,Low Oil Shutdown,On/Off SwitchFuel Gauge,MufflerAutomatic Voltage Regulation,Built-in Fuel Gauge,Fuel Gauge,Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler,On/Off Switch,Resettable Circuit BreakerFuel Gauge,Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler
Fuel TechnologySingle FuelSingle FuelSingle FuelSingle Fuel
Starting Wattage1550250032504650
ApplicationCampsite,Job Site,Recreation,TailgatingHome Standby,Job Site,Recreation,TailgatingJob Site,RecreationCampsite,Emergency Use,Home Standby,Recreation,Tailgating
Start TypeRecoil StartRecoil StartRecoil StartRecoil Start
Voltage (volts)120120120120
Number of Outlets3423
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Height (in.)
18.7 in
Product Length (in.)
23.3 in
Product Width (in.)
17.5 in

Details

Application
Home Standby,Job Site,Recreation,Tailgating
CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Color Family
Blue
Engine Displacement (cc)
212
Engine Make
OEM Branded
Features
Fuel Gauge,Muffler
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
4
Fuel Technology
Single Fuel
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)
.46
Half-Load Run Time
20
Horsepower (hp)
4.6 hp
Included
Engine Lubricant,Oil Funnel,Spark Plug Wrench
Number of Outlets
4
Operational Volume (dB)
68
Outlet Type
120V 20A
Power/Fuel Type
Gasoline
Product Weight (lb.)
97 lb
Returnable
30-Day
Running Wattage
2000
Start Type
Recoil Start
Starting Wattage
2500
Suggested Uses
Battery Charger,Bench Tools,Halogen Work Light,Lights,Power Tools,RV A/C Unit,Small Appliances,Small Electronics,Sump Pump
Voltage (volts)
120

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CARB Compliant,EPA Approved
Manufacturer Warranty
3-Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

23Questions18Answers

Can unit be safely operated above 4500 ft sea level?

Asked by ART March 27, 2021
1
Answer

<p> Yes, the WGen2000 can be operated above 4,500 ft. sea level with the use of our high-altitude kit which can be purchased through out customer care team. Please reach out to us directly through the link below to request your high-altitude kit.</p> <p> <a href="https://westinghouseoutdoorpower.com/pages/contact-us">Contact Us</a> </p>

Is it water proof

Asked by Felon December 12, 2020
1
Answer

It's an open frame electrical generator, so I don't mean to be insulting but that's a pretty dumb question. Of course it isn't completely waterproof, you can't throw it in a swimming pool. It has covers over the outlets, so it could handle a little rain, but that's about it. You want to avoid getting it wet.

The specifications list this as 2.6hp and the blue marketing brochure list as 4.6hp. Which is cor...

Asked by Tom September 25, 2020
2
Answers

I don't think this engine is big enough to be 4.6 HP, but what's important is the power output, and that is 2000/2500 watts as specified. This has been a very reliable unit for over two years now, and I'm glad I bought it.

Do you need to ground this generator to operate it - run a few things like a home fridge and lights?

Asked by Gavin May 29, 2020
2
Answers

If you connect the generator to your household system to run appliances, it must be grounded, and a transfer switch is required. For portable use, no ground is needed.

I'm missing some things. Is this connecting somehow to the household circuit breakers or are the ...

Asked by TNgal May 7, 2020
2
Answers

This is a standalone unit. No tie to the household breakers at all. I do believe there are units that can be professionally installed for that purpose if that's what you're looking for. We use ours for power at our tailgating and it works very well. Also, they offer GREAT tech support. No AVR to deal with!!!!

Does the generator give off a gas odor while running?

Asked by TNgal May 5, 2020
2
Answers

Not really. I've only used it outside, you don't want to run a gasoline engine in the house or any other enclosed space. But I don't notice any odor, even standing quite close to it. I start it at least once a month, and check all the outputs for power. I change the oil every six months, even though I don't use it very often. It's been very reliable.

Will this start a 150psi pancake air compressor

Asked by Dan May 2, 2020
2
Answers

Yes, easily.

will this power a a/c window unit?

Asked by torfam May 1, 2020
2
Answers

Look at the specs of the a/c. How many watts does it take? If less than 2000, then the answer is yes.

Can this be used for a sump pump in case of a power outage and is able to be run indoors ( basement storage/back room)?

Asked by Ak April 27, 2020
2
Answers

Absolutely! Also, I've had GREAT support when I have a question by calling their support number. No AVR's!

How much does the unit weigh?

Asked by Frank April 9, 2020
2
Answers

97 pounds according to the manual.

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.8
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  • 100% recommend this product
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Fits the need perfectly
As a semi retired engineer I am very picky. I reviewed many generators before I decided on this one from Westinghouse. It is made very well, has a cast-iron cylinder sleeve for longevity and weighs more than any other generator of its class. That is not a bad thing, it means there is more metal in the alternator and in the engine. Very satisfied and would highly recommend a Westinghouse generator to anyone . For ease of access it was put on a frame that was elevated two feet on the back porch. The big plus for me was the long run time on a tankful of gas. I had larger generators in the past that were expensive to run for a pro long time.
by Liza
2 people found this helpful
Low price, long hours for a tank of gas
I just received this Generator a few days ago. It runs good so far. I don't need lots of power, so this model seems to fit my needs.
by carltn
Easy Set Up
Picked up the generator today and once at home I had it running in less than a 1/2 hour. Currently running great in the yard.
by Mx51
Works great
I bought this for camping and we absolutely love it. Good bang for your buck
by Britani
Peace of Mind
I am very happy I purchased this item, A solid product with excellent features, built with obvious quality. A perfect generator to be able to power a good amount of critical items in an emergency situation such as my sump pump, fridge, and some outlets for space heaters built to last - started right up for me on one pull. I feel peace of mind having this for my home.
by Generator Dave
I like it so far
Just got it/ Looks good for the price. Not as loud as my last one
by nj46chief
Looks great!
Just purchased and just received it I cant wait to try it out. It looks great
by
works
bought 3 days ago so far so good but havent lost power yet for long run time
by noneofur business
Nice generator
It arrive quicker than I expected and was a good purchase it is running fine, and has lots of power.
by Leeroy
Small Easy to Handle
The unit is small and easy to handle. Comes with oil and a funnel. Not so heavy that two people need to lift it. The only downfall I see so far is there are no wheels or handle, if you want to move it you will need to lift it up to transport. Otherwise it has enough outlets and power to use for small, odd and occasional work needs
by Vinnie73
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