Customer Reviews for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord

Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord

This item may currently be in stock at your local warehouse for immediate purchase at a cash and carry price. The Westinghouse WH7000EC (EPA & CARB compliant) electric start generator includes the Westinghouse 420cc OHV engine, designed for power, durability and quiet operation with our low tone Pulse-Flo™ muffler. Utilize this generator’s full power output with Westinghouse’s 20 foot, UL listed, 10-gauge, 30amp power cord.  Generator also includes electric EZ Start™ one-touch system and simplified color-coded user controls. Includes never-flat tires, 12V battery for electric start, high-leverage handles, assembly tool kit, first liter of oil and funnel to get you up and running fast and supported with a 3-year limited warranty. Features: 7,000 Running Watts / 8,500 Starting Watts with Electric Start and 12V Battery Main Features: Powerful Westinghouse 420cc, air cooled OHV engine One-touch electric start system with 12V sealed gel cell battery 20 foot, UL listed, 10-gauge, 30amp,twist-lock plug and four standard household outlet power cord Rugged 32mm steel frame for increased protection High leverage handles and wheel kit allows for easy mobility EPA & CARB Approved for sale in California Exclusive VR System™ for consistent voltage regulation Low loss high efficiency alternator increases electrical output and decreases fuel consumption Unit Weight: 194 lbs Assembled Dimensions: 27.5"L x 25.5"W x 26"H Package Dimension: 31.5"L x 21.4"W x 23.2"H Specifications: Generator: Rated watts: 7,000 Watt Surge watts: 8,500 Watt Frequency: 60 Hz Outlets: (4) 120v 5-20R, (1) 120/240V L14-30R twist-lock receptacle Automatic voltage regulation Smart Charge 12V (12Ah) battery is automatically charged while generator is running Fuel tank capacity: 6.6 US Gallons Run time @ 50% load: 11 hours Engine: Engine Model: Westinghouse 420cc with plateau honed cast iron cylinder sleeves for lowest oil consumption Displacement: 420cc Engine type: Overhead valve design offers highest engine performance and durability Engine cylinders: Plateau honed cast iron cylinder sleeves for lowest oil consumption Engine pistons: Forged pistons and connecting rods provide greatest strength and durability Oil tank capacity: 1.05 Quart / 1.0 Liter 3600 RPM: maintains a constant speed even under heavy loads for fuel savings and noise reduction Start system: One-Touch electric start (battery included) / Recoil Included in the Package: 20’, UL listed, 10-gauge, 30amp twist-lock power cord Never-flat solid tires High-leverage handles Assembly tools 1.05 Quart of oil Oil funnel 12V Battery Model: WH7000EC AC/DC Power: DC Power Air-Cooled: Yes Brand: Westinghouse Start Type: Electric Tank Capacity: 6.6 gallon Includes Wheels: Yes Length: 27.5 in. Width: 25.5 in. Height: 26 in. Weight: 194 lbs
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Customer Reviews for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Review 61 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Colchester, vermont
Date:April 14, 2014

Good running generator

Pros: starts very easy and runs quietly.
Cons: none
Model Number: WH7000EC
"I purchased a Westinghouse WH 7000 EC after losing my power for five days including Christmas. It was manufactured with all the requirements I needed."
Review 62 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Portland, OR
Date:March 4, 2014

Great Generator

Pros: easy to start
Model Number: Westinghouse WH7000EC
"easy to install parts, the user manual was easy to read. It started up on the first press of the button. We will see how she runs with the next storm."
Review 63 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:New Jersey
Date:January 25, 2013

Well worth the investment.

Pros: great handles for easy movement
Cons: none so far
Model Number: WH7000EC
"Easy to assemble wheels which made for easy maneuvering. Started right up with the electric start. Plenty of juice to run multiple items in the house."
Review 64 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:New Haven, Connecticut
Date:January 16, 2013

Great Purchase

Model Number: Westinghouse 7000W
"Ordered the Westinghouse 7000W on line and in spite of the Sandy generator rush, the delivery was on time. Generator easy to assemble and easy to run."
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 65 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Darlington, Maryland
Date:March 2, 2014

A lot for the money

Pros: electric start and ease of operation.
Cons: no hour meter.
Model Number: WH7000EC
"This generator has worked flawlessly and kept the furnace, heater and 2 refrigerators going when the electric went out for 3 days in very cold weather."
Review 66 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Lower Michigan
Date:October 7, 2013

Good Buy

Pros: long run time 11 hours at 3500 watts
Cons: needs an hour meter
Model Number: WH700EC
"Was delivered fast and in great shape. Took 15 minutes to assemble and started right up. Quiet for a generator and has plenty of power to run the house."
Review 67 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Philadelphia, PA
Date:January 30, 2013

Great Generator

Pros: quite operation easy start.
"Got this generator couple weeks ago. Starts on the first try. Took 10 min to put together the cart and the handles. Seems very sturdy and somewhat quite."
Review 68 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Maplewood, NJ
Date:February 10, 2013

So far so good

Pros: easy to assemble, simple to start
Cons: does not have a built in battery charger
Model Number: WH7000EC
"I received the generator a week ago and it was very easy to put together. After putting it together, I was able to start it easily and it worked perfectly."
Review 69 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Cleveland, OH
Date:January 24, 2013

Great Generator

Model Number: WH7000EC
"Delivery was great - recieved within 2 weeks. Quick assembly of wheels and handles. Starts easily and relatively quiet. Great price compared to competition."
Review 70 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Roswell, GA
Date:June 17, 2014

very good generator

Pros: compact - easy start - clear directions, easy mobility
Cons: none
Model Number: WH7000EC
"after comparing all other portable generators, I found this Westinghouse got the best features, including a 30Am power transfer cord with a reasonable price."
Review 71 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Edison, NJ
Date:January 12, 2014

Another great offer from Costco

Model Number: WH70000EC
"This generator has all the great features and very well priced. Since generators are extremely heavy, best part of the deal is that its shipped to your home."
Review 72 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Long Island, NY
Date:January 23, 2013

Excellent Product

Pros: very easy to use and quiet for it's size.
Model Number: WH7000EC
"Very easy to assemble. After adding gas and oil the generator started right up. After I hook up a connection to the house I should be ready for the next storm."
Review 73 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Kentucky
Date:October 3, 2014

If buying wallpaper was only this easy...

"The kind of product every homeowner treasures. Simple instruction's, starts first time, reliable. My best purchase of the year so far. Thanks Westinghouse-Costco."
Review 74 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Silver Spring, MD
Date:October 10, 2013

Good Deal

Pros: good price. ease of use. starts easily.
Cons: no schematics in the user's manual.
Model Number: WH7000EC
"This generator was better than I expected. It was easy to assemble. It started on the first try. It ran with a low noise level. I am very happy with this product."
Review 75 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:long island, new york
Date:January 23, 2013

Great Value!!!!

Pros: electric start, easy assembly
Cons: no remote start
Model Number: WH7000EC
"I just bought this product in case of a future outage. At 8500W it has great power. I love the electric start and started on first push!! Great buy for the money!"
Review 76 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Garden City, New York
Date:February 20, 2013

Great product, easy to assemble

Pros: manufactured to high standards
Cons: none
Model Number: 7000
"This generator,was easy to assemble and the Instructions were very easy to understand. I have recommended the generator to other family members as well as friends."
Review 77 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Long Island, NY
Date:January 22, 2013

Great Buy

Pros: quiet and powerful
Cons: none
Model Number: 7000W
"Easy to put together took about 20 minutes. Started right up and quiet. The delivery company was great and easy to deal with. Really well- built and a great price."
Review 78 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Wolverine, Michigan
Date:January 26, 2013

nice clean looking unit

"Nice clean unit easy to put together and start, it runs great and i'm looking forward to using it. It's a large step up from the unit it replaced that cost the same."
Review 79 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location:Ridgefield, CT
Date:January 14, 2013

Nice generator

Pros: once assembled easy to manuver
Cons: none yet
Model Number: Wh7000E
"Generator arrived on time in good condition. Easy to assemble in minutes. However, I have not yet had a need to use it. I will update this review after the first use."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 80 for Westinghouse 7000W Running/8500W Peak Electric Start Portable Generator With 20’ Power Cord
Rating
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Location:NJ
Date:February 5, 2013

Reliable Backup Power

Pros: reasonable price for the battery startup/ capacity
Cons: manual should include max fluids (oil/gas)
Model Number: WH7000EC
"The unit was easy to setup with minimal assemble (handles, wheels, battery wire connection). Started up quickly, tested with minimal load. Ready for next power outage!"
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