38 kW Generator

Reliable power for large residential or small business needs. When the power goes out during a bad storm or power failure, your 38 kW KOHLER® generator with industrial-grade engine keeps your home or business – from central air to sump pump to personal computers – up and running.*
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  • Reliable.
    Every KOHLER® generator is equipped with a heavy-duty, commercial-grade engine that stands up to extreme weather.
  • Powerful.
    In just 10 seconds, your KOHLER generator automatically restores power to a 5-ton (60,000 BTU) air conditioner, major appliances and electronics.*
  • Premium warranty.
    We’ve got you covered with 5-year, 2,000-hour protection, and a corrosion-proof enclosure that’s built to last.
  • Award winner.
    KOHLER generators have received several awards, including the Most Valuable Product (MVP) Award 2010 by Building Products magazine.

The Power You Need

  • Powerful operation on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG); the 38RCL provides 158 amps on natural gas or LPG, while the 48RCL provides 200 amps on natural gas or LPG
  • Extraordinary peak motor-starting capacity, with 38RCL at 95kVA at 240V and 48RCL at 113kVA at 240V
  • Premium power quality delivers exceptional digital voltage and frequency regulation along with extremely low levels of harmonic distortion to protect sophisticated electronics and appliances
  • Powered by General Motors Vortec automotive-grade engine with hydraulic valve lifters to eliminate need for lengthy break-in periods and expensive valve adjustments; operation speed 1800 rpm
  • Compatible with optional OnCue® Plus and OnCue® Plus Wireless Generator Management Systems, and Programmable Interface Module (PIM)
  • Also compatible with Load Control Module (LCM) or Load Shed kit with single-phase generators only

The Conveniences You Expect

  • RDC2 controller designed for today's sophisticated electronics manages both the generator set and Model RXT transfer switch functions
  • Extremely quiet operation with sound at 61dBA at full speed and 58 dBA at exercise (normal conversation level)
  • Corrosion-resistant aluminum enclosure is standard
  • Runs on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG) with simple switching between natural gas and LPG in the field
  • Streamlined installation, including simple terminal block for easy field connections

*Based on generator and load size.