GE 040378 – 17kW Home Generator System

Smarter. Quieter. Stronger.

Our new GE 17kW Standby Generator is one of our smartest generators yet.

Featuring our ground-breaking Symphony® II power management technology, advanced safeguarding features that meet rigorous industry fire protection standards, and a unique air flow design that makes this our quietest generator yet. This unit also features one of the best comprehensive parts and labor warranties in the business – 5 year limited warranty2.

By using power management, GE Generator Systems power more of your home’s appliances with a smaller, more fuel-efficient generator that allows your family to have whole-house managed power.

Experience the tranquility of knowing your family is protected, with the GE 17kW home standby generator.

Smarter. Quieter. Stronger.

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Product Description

Watts (LP)17000
Watts (NG)15300
Engine BrandBriggs & Stratton
Engine SeriesVanguard
Number of Cylinders2
OperationFully Automatic
Voltage (V)120/240
Amps (240V): (LP)71
Amps (240V): (NG)64
Alternator TypeBrushed
Fuel Consumption (Cubic Feet per Hour @ Half Load3)74 (Liquid Propane), 170 (Natural Gas)
Fuel Consumption (Cubic Feet per Hour @ Full Load3)118 ft(3)/hr, 3.28 gal/hr(Liquid Propane), 248 ft(3)/hr(Natural Gas)
Fuel Pressure LubricationYes
Weekly ExerciserYes
Battery/Battery ChargerBattery Sold Separately, Battery Charger Included
Overcrank ProtectionYes
Hour MeterYes
Diagnostic Alerts with Remote System StatusLow Oil Shutdown, Engine Does Not Start, Low Frequency, Engine Overspeed, Low Voltage, Low Battery Voltage, Oil Temp High, and Transfer Switch Fault
Weight (lbs)484
Warranty25 Year Limited Parts and Labor


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