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Generac 7043 - Guardian Series 22kW/19.5kW Air Cooled Home Standby Generator with Whole House 200 Amp Transfer Switch, 70432

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Generac 7043 - Guardian Series 22kW/19.5kW Air Cooled Home Standby Generator with Whole House 200 Amp Transfer Switch, 70432
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2018 GUARDIAN 22KW GENERATOR FEATURES AND BENEFITS (non CUL): The 22 kW Guardian Series home standby generator is the largest air-cooled home standby generator on the market. Not only does it deliver all the features and functionality customers have come to expect from the market-leading brand of home standby generators, but with an MSRP that is the lowest cost per kilowatt of any air-cooled home standby generator. Provides whole house coverage for many homes.

  • Mobile Link Remote Monitoring FREE with every Guardian Series Home standby generator Allows you to monitor the status of your generator from anywhere in the world using a smartphone, tablet, or PC. Easily access information, such as the current operating status and maintenance alerts. Connect your account to your authorized service dealer for fast, friendly and proactive service. with Mobile Link, you are taken care of before the next power outage.
  • Up to whole house protection with the 200-amp, NEMA 3R (aluminum outdoor enclosure) smart switch.
  • 5 Year Limited Warranty for automatic standby generators.
  • True Power Technology delivers best-in-class power quality with less than 5 percent total harmonic distortion for clean, smooth operation of sensitive electronics and appliances.
  • Generac generators and engines are engineered and assembled in the USA*. *Assembled in the USA using domestic and foreign parts
  • Generac's G-Force Engine is a purpose-built, pressure-lubricated engine capable of handling the rigors of generator use, resulting in power thats more reliable and requires less routine maintenance than any competitive engine.
  • Quiet-Test Self-Test Mode runs at a lower RPM for a five or twelve minute test, making generators significantly quieter than other brands while consuming less fuel.
  • 24/7/365 Customer Support Team standing by all day, every day from our headquarters in Wisconsin to answer any questions you might have.
  • Our RhinoCoat powder-coated finish helps make corrosion-resistant aluminum perfect for all weather conditions.
  • Generacs Evolution Controller features a multilingual LCD display that allows users to monitor battery status and track maintenance intervals to ensure your generator is always in top operating condition.
The purchase of a home backup generator will give you peace of mind for years to come, but it's a big investment. That is why we want to give you as much information as possible so you can make the right decision based on your needs and budget. The options below will help you understand how the entire process works, what your financing options are, and how to choose the right backup power solution.

Specification Description
Response Time: Less than 15 sec.
Running Watts: 22,000 W (LP), 19,500 W (NG)
CountryofOrigin: Made in USA
Type: Standby Generator
Engine Displacement: 999 cc
Decibel Rating: 67 dB(A) at 23 ft. normal load
Number of Circuits: Whole House
Product Length: 48 in.
Engine RPM: 3,600 rpm
Full Load Fuel Consumption: 327 (NG), 142 (LP)
Transfer Switch Amps: 200 A
Frequency: 60 Hz
Part Number: 70432
Product Weight: 448 lb.
Product Height: 29 in.
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Rated Wattage by Liquid Propane: 22,000 W (LP)
Rated Wattage by Natural Gas: 19,500 W (NG)
Engine Brand: Generac
Intended Use Grade: Residential, Standard
Product Width: 25 in.
Brand: Generac
Special Feature(s): True Power Electrical Technology, Evolution Controller, 200 A Transfer Switch, Electronic Governor, WiFi Enabled, NG or LP Operation, 5 Year Ltd Warranty
Cooling Type: Air Cooled
Warranty: 5 Year Ltd
Manufacturer Part Number 70432
Generac 7043 - Guardian Series 22kW/19.5kW Air Cooled Home Standby Generator with Whole House 200 Amp Transfer Switch, 70432 is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 1598.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from CT Install by Todd Eppley Just had this installed at my home. Todd Eppley/Darien Generators did a great job installing and was able to coordinate all the moving parts to get this done in a smooth fashion without much headache to me. He answered all my questions and look forward to having this protection in place. I recommend his services highly.
Date published: 2020-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding product and install 22KW generator installed two months ago. Working perfectly. in fact two days ago the power went out and the generator came up and supplied power immediately. About an hour later power was restored and generator shut down. Shortly thereafter it started again for its weekly test run. We are very happy with this generator.
Date published: 2020-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Peace of Mind Our generator was installed a couple of weeks ago. I cannot praise the guys who sold and installed the unit highly enough! We're hit by a natural disaster (tornado, hurricane) and lose power from a few days to weeks about every 2 years. We're due; however, this time we are prepared! Now, when the weather turns ugly, we don't cringe and worry how long the power outage will last. The peace of mind is worth the cost. I highly recommend purchasing this unit. .
Date published: 2019-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks great, and provides security and piece of mind we live in a rural area, and several times a year have power outages lasting 1-2 weeks, with one outage lasting 3 weeks! My portable generator was ok, but costs $30.00/day for gas, and I had to get up in the middle of the night to fill it up. Not to mention that if I was not home, my wife was unable to start it up, etc. No more! Within a few seconds of power-loss, everything is back to well, AC, furnace, everything! Awesome.
Date published: 2019-12-18
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What does non(CUL) mean after 200 amp switch?

Asked by: Jim172
CUL is a listing requirement for Canada. These particular units cannot be sold to Canada.
Answered by: Generac
Date published: 2019-05-31

Does the product package include a manual transfer switch lever and the composite mounting pad?

Asked by: Izor
Generac products can only be operated with an automatic transfer switch so the packgage does not include a manual transfer switch lever, and a mounting pad is included with the model #7043.
Answered by: Generac
Date published: 2019-06-18

How much does this unit use in propane fuel per hour at 50% load? 

Asked by: Yhe bullshooter
The Generac model #7043 consumes 2.53 gal/hr at a 1/2 load on liquid propane.
Answered by: Generac
Date published: 2019-09-11

how close to propane tank can it be?

Asked by: medicine man
The regulator for most LP tanks should be placed at least 8-10 feet away from the generator, while the required distance from the tank to the generator would be dictated by local codes. We would recommend consulting with your local inspector as local codes may vary and will supersede any manufacturer’s recommendations. If you have any other product-related inquiries, please contact us directly at 888-GENERAC (436-3722).
Answered by: Generac
Date published: 2019-11-08

Is the transfer switch manual 

Asked by: MSWh
No, the transfer switch included with the Generac model #7043 is an automatic transfer switch.
Answered by: Generac
Date published: 2019-07-26

what is the difference between model 70432 and 7043

Asked by: Linda JP
These are both revisions of our 22kW Guardian unit with 200 amp transfer switch. The only differences between these models is the age at which they were revised. 70430 is the oldest of these revisions and our newest is 70433, so our 70432 is our second to newest.
Answered by: Generac
Date published: 2019-11-05

Does this 22K unit come with a battery? What is the natural gas requirements and what is the electrical cable size to connect to transfer and circuit/electrical home panel?

Asked by: geneo167
The Generac model #7043 does not come with a battery. It consumes 228 ft^3/hr of natural gas at a 1/2 load and 327 ft^3/hr at a full load. Regarding the cable, we recommend working with an authorized Generac dealer to better answer your question. If you need assistance finding a local dealer we recommend using our dealer locator found here:
Answered by: Generac
Date published: 2019-07-30

What are the natural gas requirements for 22kw? Looking for pounds per square in!

Asked by: Superbolt
The Generac model #7043 can operate from 0.126 PSI up to 0.253 PSI for natural gas applications.
Answered by: Generac
Date published: 2019-06-18
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