Briggs and Stratton 40393 Liquid Propane / Natural Gas 16 kW, 120/240V Single-Phase Steel Standby Generator with 100A 16-Circuit Automatic Transfer Switch

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  • Briggs & Stratton Sandby Generators
    Learn about the Briggs & Stratton Standby Generators and how the system works.
  • Why Buy A Home Standby Generator
    We are all aware of storms that can knock down powers to millions, or record snow falls that bring down trees and power lines. Not matter where we live the electrical grid effects everybody. Most of the grid was built 50 years ago and only had a 40 year life expectancy. Make sure your not left in the dark with a backup standby generator.

16 kW 120/240V Single-Phase Steel Standby Generator with 100A 16-Circuit Automatic Transfer Switch

Product Features:

  • 16kW of power will ensure your home will retain power through unexpected outages
  • Connects to existing liquid propane or natural gas fuel supply for easy and efficient power
  • Covered under 4 Year Residential Warranty
  • Enclosure made from galvanneal steel offers superior corrosion resistance
  • Weather resistant automotive rust proofing paint finish
  • Essential Power-Plus provides power for a select number of circuits in your home as well as powering up to two air conditioners
  • UL Listed to UL2200 Engine / Generator Standard for Safety
  • Automatic Transfer Switch Included – ACCM-II Power Control Module TS (2 x 4-Ton AC) has computer controlled load management power switching to expand your generator's range by prioritizing powered circuits
  • The Self-Test Mode periodically runs a self test to ensure that your generator will be ready to work when you need it


  • Briggs and Stratton Vanguard OHV Engine: This V-twin, overhead valve commercial grade engine has been application engineered for power generation
  • Engine Displacement: 993cc
  • Engine RPM: 3600 (Revolutions per Minute)
  • Air Cooled
  • Covered Under 4 Year Residential Warranty
  • Includes Low Oil Alert and Automatic Shutdown

Product Technologies / Benefits:

  • Fully Automatic Standby: Advanced electronics detect when an utility power outage occurs and automatically starts the generator
  • Durable Enclosure: Rust-resistant, galvanneal steel enclosures are made from the same materials and paint process used in the automotive industry, resulting in years of protection against chips and abrasions
  • Front Air Ventilation: Featuring unique airflow technology, the standby generator’s design pushes engine exhaust out the front of the unit and directly away from the house
  • More Access to Air Conditioners: Briggs & Stratton automatic transfer switches can manage the loads of up to two air conditioners while powering other household appliances
  • Low Natural Gas Pressure Requirements: This standby generator can operate at 3.5" to 7" water column

Product Specifications:

  • Overall Height: 31”
  • Overall Length: 48”
  • Overall Width: 34”
  • Product Weight: 484 lbs
  • NG Power Capacity: 14.4kW
  • LP Power Capacity: 16kW
  • NG Consumption (50% Load): 163 cubic feet per hour
  • LP Consumption (50% Load): 1.97 gallons per hour

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Briggs and Stratton 40393 Product Specifications

Specification Sheet
Owner's Manual
Installation Sheet
AC Ton Rating 2 x 4-Tons
ATS Load Shedding Yes
ATS Poles 2
ATS Service Disconnect No
Alternator Type Brush
Amperage 67
Auto Shut Off Yes
Auto Voltage Regulation Yes
Battery Included No
Battery Type 550 CCA
CARB approved No
CC 993
Cast Iron Sleeve Yes
Control Type Digital
Cooling System Air Cooled
Electric Start Yes
Enclosure Material Galvanneal Steel
Engine Brand Briggs and Stratton Vanguard, Briggs & Stratton
Engine Size 993
Engine Type V-Twin
Frequency 60
Fuel Type Liquid Propane, Natural Gas
Generator Style Standby
Grade Emergency
Height 31
Hour Meter Included Yes
LP Consumption 1.97
LP Power Capacity 16000
Length 48
Lifting Eye No
Low Oil Alert Yes
Made in America Yes
Manufacturer Warranty 4 Year, 4 Year Residential, 4 Year Residential (Engine)
Motor RPM 3600
Mounting Pad Included Yes
Mounting Pad Material Composite
NG Power Capacity 14400
Natural Gas Consumption 163
Number of Cylinders 2
Outdoor Sound Level (dba) 68.4
Phase 1
Product Weight 484
RPM (High) 3600
Rated Amps 67 Amps @ 240 Volts (Single Phase)
Run Watts 16000
Starting System Electric
Transfer Switch Included Yes
Transfer Switch Style Automatic
UL Listed Yes
Voltage 120, 240
Voltage Meter No
Wattage 16000
Width 34

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