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  • Manufacturer: Westinghouse
  • SKU: WGen5500
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  • Westinghouse WGen5500 5500W/6850W Gas Generator New
  • Westinghouse WGen5500 5500W/6850W Gas Generator New
  • Westinghouse WGen5500 5500W/6850W Gas Generator New
  • Westinghouse WGen5500 5500W/6850W Gas Generator New
  • Westinghouse WGen5500 5500W/6850W Gas Generator New
  • Westinghouse WGen5500 5500W/6850W Gas Generator New
Westinghouse WGen5500 5500W/6850W Gas Generator New

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Westinghouse WGen5500 5500W/6850W Gas Generator New

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Manufacturer direct shipping
3 year manufacturer's warranty
Authorized Westinghouse dealer

For those who often find themselves in need of strong, portable electrical power, the Westinghouse WGen5500 has enough power to run both small appliances and larger projects. It is fully portable and perfect for off-the-grid power for business or pleasure.

The WGen5500 is a dependable tool for a variety of uses. It is also powerful, offering 5500 running watts and 6850 peak watts. The engine is a strong Westinghouse creation—420cc, 4-stroke OHV with an iron sleeve. It offers an automatic shutdown upon low oil levels to prevent damage. The unit also has a recoil start. This generator is quiet, operating at 64-68 dB at 50% load.

The WGen5500 has two 5-20R 120V household duplex receptacles, one RV-ready TT-30R 30 Amp Receptacle, and one L5-30R 30 Amp Receptacle for versatile use. The outlets have rubber covers for protection. Operation of this model is easy enough for almost anyone. The generator purchase comes with a manual for use and a Plug-and-Play kit. The kit contains an oil funnel and oil and a tool kit. Some assembly is required.

The WGen5500 is made for easy transportation with roll bars and a steel frame. It also has the protection of a 3-Year Limited Warranty. Westinghouse offers Nationwide Customer Service and Support for all its clients. This portable generator model is perfect for those in need of reliable power on the go.


WGen7500 420cc Westinghouse Engine

420cc Westinghouse OHV Engine with Cast Iron Sleeve

The WGen5500 portable generator produces enough power to keep you up and running whenever you need it.

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Long Run Time – runs up to 20 hrs on a single tank (6.6 gal)

The WGen5500 goes further between fill-ups tanks to the generous fuel tank size.

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Dual GFCI 120V Duplex Receptacles and One L14-30 Receptacle

The WGen5500 features two GFCI 5-20R 120V household duplex receptacles, as well as a transfer switch ready L14-30R receptacle.

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Circuit protected, Low-Oil Shutoff, and more

The WGen5500 portable generator comes with features for your safety – including overload prevention, and low-oil shutoff.

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Everything you need is in the box

The WGen5500 also comes with Oil, Funnel, Tool Kit, Manual, and Quick Start Guide. 

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3-Year Warranty

All Westinghouse Portable Generators come with a 3-Year Residential Warranty and Lifetime Technical Support.




  • Generator Tool Kit
  • Owner's manual
  • Quick start guide
  • Funnel
  • Oil


  • 6,850 Peak Watts, 5,500 Running Watts
  • Up to 20 Hour Run Time (6.6 gal)
  • 420cc Westinghouse OHV Engine with Cast Iron Sleeve
  • Two GFCI 120V Duplex Receptacles
  • Transfer Switch Ready L14-30R Receptacle
  • VFT Data Center (Volts, Frequency, and Lifetime Hours)
  • 3-Year Warranty and Lifetime Technical Support
  • EPA, CSA, CARB Compliant



Model WGen5500
Peak Watts 6850
Running Watts 5500
Peak Amps at 240V 28 amps
Running Amps at 240V 23 amps
Peak Amps at 120V 57 amps
Running Amps at 120V 45 amps
AC Voltage 120/240 Volts
AC Frequency 60 Hz
Engine Horse Power (HP) 13 HP
Total Harmonic Distortion Less than 23%
Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR) Yes
Starting System Recoil
Battery No
Push Button Start No
Engine Displacement 420cc
Engine Brand Westinghouse
Engine Type OHV 4 Stroke
Engine RPM 3600
Operational Volume (dBA) as low as 72 dBA
Spark Plug Torch F7TC
Carburetor Kit Required to Operate at Altitude Yes
Altitude Carburetor Kit Number (sold separate) 140545
Auto Idle Control No
Built-in Inverter No
Engine Lubrication Splash
Recommended Oil SAE 10W30
Oil Bottle Size (included) 1.1 qt. (37.2 oz.)
Oil Capacity 1.1 qt. (37.2 oz.)
Low Oil Shutdown Automatic
Fuel Type Unleaded Gasoline
10% Ethanol or less
Fuel Shut Off Manual
Fuel Tank Material Steel
Fuel Tank Capacity 6.6 gal. (25 L)
Run Time at 25% Load (hrs.) 20 hrs.
Gasoline Fuel Gauge Yes
Choke Type Manual
Choke Location Above Air Filter
AC Outlets (2) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R)
(1) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R)
Ground Neutral Bonded
Covered Outlets Yes
Transfer Switch Ready Yes
Westinghouse Portable Transfer Switch Ready (ST Switch) No
GFCI Outlets Yes
VFT Data Center (volts, freq, lifetime hrs) Yes
RV Ready Outlet No
Overload Protection (circuit breaker) Yes
Handle Style Single Handle with Foam Grip
Wheel Kit Included Yes
Wheel Size 10 in diameter, 2.5 in wide
Emissions EPA, CARB
Canada CSA Compliant Yes
Muffler Pulse-Flo (TM)
Spark Arrestor Yes
Residential Warranty Limited 3 Years or 1000 hrs.
Commercial Warranty Limited 1 Year or 1000 hrs.

Dimensions & Weight:

Assembled Length 27.2 in (691 mm)
Assembled Width 26.5 in. (673 mm)
Assembled Height 26 in (660 mm)
Extended Length 40.5 in. (1,029 mm)
Carton Length 31 in. (787 mm)
Carton Width 21.5 in. (546 mm)
Carton Height 23 in. (584 mm)
Dry Unit Weight 174 lb. (79 kg)
Shipping Weight 182 lb. (83 kg)
UPC 855464003971
GTIN 00855464003971
As a Westinghouse authorized dealer, we offer a 3 year warranty on this item. Westinghouse warrants to the original purchaser that the mechanical and electrical components will be free of defects in material and workmanship for a period of three years. 

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