PowerProtect 17kW Standby Generator
- Briggs & Stratton
- Product Code:040661
Briggs & Stratton PowerProtect 17kW Standby Generator
Want power with less weekly running noise? We've got you covered with our 17kW¹ generator. Quieter and more powerful than ever before, these generators are American-engineered to keep your whole home powered no matter what's going on outside.
Highest-Rated Power Output in its Class: Get more bang for your buck with the most powerful natural gas unit in its class.
Best-In-Class Warranty: 6-Year limited warranty of parts, labor, and travel, included for the entire term. The industry’s most comprehensive warranty over time is standard to give you piece of mind that you have the coverage you need.
Quiet Weekly Test Mode: Over 65% quieter during weekly test mode, for less disruption to you and your neighbors.
Multiple Fuel Options: Optimized for both natural gas and liquid propane fuels, the PP17 can provide reliable backup power to your home regardless of your available fuel options.
Commercial-Grade Vanguard® Power: Rugged, reliable engines trusted for the most demanding commercial applications, so you always get the power you need.
Easy Ownership & Serviceability: Approved for installation as close as 18" to a building for flexibility of placement around the home - simple toolless panel removal also allows for easy serviceability and maintenance.
Assembled & Engineered in USA: Briggs & Stratton generators are designed and assembled in the USA.
Corrosion Resistant Enclosure & Base: Automotive-grade galvanneal steel base and aluminum enclosure to resist rust, and powder-coated paint for years of protection against chips and abrasions.
Superior Customer Support: When you need support, we've got your back with a nationwide call center and dealer network. Our best-in-class customer service team is always prepared to assist with any questions you may have.
SPECIFICATIONS - Briggs & Stratton PowerProtect 17kW Standby Generator:
Model Number: 040661
Running Watts (Liquid Propane) kW**: 17
Running Watts (Natural Gas) kW**: 17
Running Amperage (Liquid Propane) Amps**: 70.8
Running Amperage (Natural Gas) Amps**: 70.8
Voltage: 120 / 240
Circuit Breaker Amps: 80
Engine Brand: Vanguard®
Engine Displacement (cc): 993
Assembled Length (in.): 46.5
Assembled Width (in.): 26.8
Assembled Height (in.): 28.4
Assembled Weight (lbs.): 520
Normal Operating Sound: 68 dBA
Fuel Consumption (Liquid Propane) (50% Load, BTU/hr)***: 185,000
Fuel Consumption (Natural Gas) (50% Load, BTU/hr)***: 170,000