Features & Specs
|Claimed output (watts)||5500|
|Low-oil shutoff has indicator light||No|
|No. of power outlets||5|
How long will a Generac 5500 run?
10 hours at half load without refueling.
What type of oil does a Generac 5500 Generator use?
- Above 40°F, use SAE 30.
- Below 40°F and down to 10°F, use 10W–30.
- Below 10°F, use synthetic 5W–30.
Change oil after the first 30 hours of operation. It is also recommended to do it every 100 hours of run time.
How long will a generator run on 5 gallons of gas?
A typical 5,000 watt generator under full load will consume about 18 gallons of gasoline in a 24 hour period.