2018 Briggs & Stratton 12 kW1 Standby Generator System (40517)
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Gain the peace of mind, and quiet that comes with owning the new 12kW generator by Briggs & Stratton®. Now 60% quieter* and 50% smaller than our old 12kW¹, you don't have to compromise your homes curb appeal to get the protection of automatic backup power.
- Durable Enclosure: Designed to weather the elements, the system's enclosure is made from automotive-grade Galvanneal steel to resist rust. Its advanced powder coat paint process results in years of protection against chips and abrasions.
- Now 60% Quieter*: Powered by our high-quality Vanguard engine, improved muffler design and re-engineered alternator intake ducting, the new 12kW is 60% quieter than our old 12kW.
- Superior Customer Support: Shopping for the right standby generator for your home can be confusing, but Briggs & Stratton will be with you every step of the way. Call our U.S.-based Answer Care Representatives by calling (800) 743-4115 or visit the Customer Support Portal to get your questions answered now.
- Streamlined, Space-Saving Design: With the streamlined, compact design, the new 12k2W is 50% smaller than our previous 12kW generator.
- Flexible Placement3: Have a tight lot line? Worried about your curb appeal? Install your generator as close as 18" for your home. Our generators are in compliancy with the stringent National Fire Protection Agency 37 standard.
- Financing Solution: We have partnered with Synchrony to provide financing solutions that fit your needs. Special financing* is available on qualified Briggs & Stratton Standby Generators on the Briggs & Stratton Standby Power Credit Card.*Subject to credit approval Minimum monthly payments required.
- 5 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty: Our customer-friendly limited warranty is one of the most comprehensive in the industry. Offering a 5 year parts, labor & travel limited warranty.
- Model Number: 40517
- Running Watts (NG)*: 11,000
- Engine Series: Vanguard™
- Operation: Fully Automatic
- Running Amps (LP): 50
- Alternator Type: Computer Friendly
- NG Fuel Consumption**: 50% Load 119 ft3 /hr
- Battery/Battery Charger: Yes
- Hour Meter: Yes
- Diagnostic Alerts with Remote System Status: Low Oil Shutdown, Engine Does Not Start, Low Frequency, Engine Overspeed, Low Voltage, Low Battery Voltage, Oil Temp High, Transfer Switch Fault
- Short Circuit: Electric
- Length (in): 28
- Height (in): 37.2
- Warranty (Product)***: 5 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty
- Running Watts (LP)*: 12,000
- Engine Brand: Briggs & Stratton
- Engine Displacement (cc): 627cc
- Voltage (V): 120/240V AC, Single Phase, 1.0 pf
- Running Amps (NG): 45.8
- LP Fuel Consumption**: 50% Load = 2.36 gal/hr
- Weekly Exerciser: Yes
- Overcrank Protection: Yes
- Control Panel Location: Internal
- Enclosure: Gray
- Controller: Air Cooled
- Width (in): 26
- Weight (lbs): 318
- Engine Type
- 28 in.
- 26 in.
- 37.2 in.
- 318 lb.
- AC Output
- 12,000 LPW