Briggs and Stratton 17kw Standby Generator | 40661


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Briggs and Stratton 17kw Generator

The Briggs and Stratton 17kw Standby Generator blends into the landscape with an appealing profile and rated for installation just 18-inches from the home. This Briggs & Stratton 17 kw generator 40661 is sold without a transfer switch—ideal for replacement or upgrade with an existing compatible automatic transfer switch.

Briggs & Stratton PowerProtect standby generators carry the most comprehensive warranty in their class. The 6-Year* Limited Warranty covers parts, labor, and travel for the entire 6-year term. Made in the USA with a commercial-grade Vanguard engine. Connected with a compatible automatic transfer switch, the Briggs and Stratton 17kw Generator Power Management System powers your entire home or just the essentials throughout any power outage.

Briggs & Stratton 17kw Standby Generator

The 17kw Standby Generator has a 993 cc V-Twin OHV Vanguard commercial-grade engine equipped with Low Oil Shutdown to prevent engine damage. This 17kw standby generator also has a high temperature shutdown, LED display, and a built-in battery charger.

17kw Standby Generator 40661 Ratings

Use Rating Standby Only—Utility Grid Must Connected
Voltage 120/240 Volts Single Phase
Running Watts 17kw LP Propane / 17kW Natural Gas
Running Amps 70.8 Amps LP Propane / 70.8 Amps Natural Gas
Main Circuit Breaker 80
Normal Operating Sound 68 dBA
Frequency Regulation ±1.0 Percent
Engine Speed 3600 RPM


Briggs & Stratton 17kw Generator

A Briggs & Stratton 17kw Generator restores power to your home during utility outages. They work automatically in any weather, day or night. Whether you’re at home, away on vacation, or sleeping in your bed, the 17kw generator senses a power outage. Within seconds, the generator starts and signals the automatic transfer switch. The ATS switches from utility to generator power. Power management ensures your home’s essential appliances and circuits have power when they need it.

Where temperatures fall below 30 degrees Fahrenheit, install a battery warmer and oil warmer to ensure fast, easy starts. In below freezing temperatures, a warm battery provides more power for starting the generator. Warm oil lubricates better which prolongs engine life and makes it easier to start.

17kW generator Installation requires the use of a Carbon Monoxide Detector inside the home to guard against CO Poisoning.

This Briggs & Stratton 17kw Standby Generator is NOT rated for Prime Power Applications.

Battery Not included—12 Volt, Group BCI 26 or 51, 540 Cold Cranking Amps

Enclosure Warranty

  • 1-Year Parts/Labor/Travel covers surface rust and corrosion.
  • 3-Year Parts/Labor/Travel covers enclosure rust through.
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