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Can the Generac SVP5000 be refitted and key start?

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Can the Generac SVP5000 be refitted for battery and key start?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

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There is an electric start version of the SVP5000 out there.

The parts to make it electric start are most likely available, but it would be very cost inefficient to convert it. By the time you bought a new flywheel, a starter, solenoid, and the other associated parts, it would be just as cheap to buy a new generator.