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Briggs and Stratton 17 kW1 Standby Generator System

Briggs and Stratton 17 kW1 Standby Generator System


Back-up power for medium to large sized homes


Keep your family safe, comfortable and free from the stress that comes with power outages, by providing your home with automatic backup power when you need it most.



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. Click here for details.

Commercial-Grade Engine

A commercial-grade Vanguard™ engine means powerful performance when it matters most.

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.

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.

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.


This generator is rated in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) 2200 (stationary engine generator assemblies) and CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standard C22.2 No. 100-04 (motors and generators).
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3Installations must strictly comply with all applicable codes, industry standards, laws, regulations and provided installation manual. Running engines give off carbon monoxide, an odorless, colorless, poisonous gas so it is important to keep exhaust gas away from any windows, doors, ventilation intakes or crawl spaces. The installation manual contains specific instructions related to generator placement in addition to NFPA 37, including the requirement that Carbon monoxide detectors be installed and maintained in your home.



Model Number
Running Watts (NG)*
Engine Series
Fully Automatic
Running Amps (LP)
Alternator Type
Computer Friendly
NG Fuel Consumption**
50% Load = 163 ft3 /hr
Battery/Battery Charger
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
Width (in)
Weight (lbs)
Running Watts (LP)*
Engine Brand
Briggs & Stratton
Engine Displacement (cc)
Voltage (V)
120/240V AC, Single Phase, 1.0 pf
Running Amps (NG)
LP Fuel Consumption**
50% Load = 1.97 gal/hr
Weekly Exerciser
Overcrank Protection
Length (in)
Height (in)
Warranty (Product)***
5 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty

*NG = Natural Gas; LP = Liquid Propane.
**Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions at 1/2 load. Generator operation may be greatly affected by elevation and the cycling operation of multiple electrical appliances - fuel flow rates may vary depending on these factors.
***See Operator's Manual for complete warranty details

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