Champion Power Equipment 46596 Portable 4,000 Watt Generator with RV Outlet

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ITEM#: 14787091

The Model 46596 recreational Champion Power Equipment portable generator provides enough power to run the most essential items in your RV, home or business. This unit also features several safety and convenience features: low-oil shutoff to protect the engine, Push-to Reset circuit breaker, and RV outlet. Wheel kit available separately.Title: 4000 Watt Portable Gas Generator with RV Outlet This durable generator is built with a tough steel frame to ensure that it holds together through extensive use and years of wear and tear. This generator features a shut-off mechanism when your oil gets too low to prevent damage to its engine. When extreme weather strikes, you do not want to be left in the cold without power, and having this generator at hand ensures that you can keep your family safe.

  • Brand: Champion Power Equipment
  • Model: 46596
  • 3500 running watts/4000 starting watts
  • 120V AC load
  • RV Ready - TT-30R outlet included
  • Up to 12 hour Run Time at 50-percent load
  • 68 dBA at 23 ft.
  • Easy pull recoil start
  • Low Oil Shut-off sensor
  • USDA approved spark arrestor
  • Durable steel frame
  • Voltmeter
  • 49 state compliant (EPA certified)
  • Running Wattage: 3500 Watts
  • Starting Wattage: 4000 Watts
  • AC Load: 120V
  • Phase: Single
  • Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Engine: 196cc Champion 4-Stroke OHV
  • RPM: 3600
  • Fuel Type: Gasoline
  • Gasoline Capacity: 3.8 gal. (14.4 L)
  • Run Time: Up to 12 hours at 50-percent load
  • Recommended Oil: SAE 10W-30
  • Oil Capacity: 0.6 qt. (0.6 L)
  • Start Type: Recoil
  • Low Oil Shut-off: Automatic
  • Fuel Gauge: Yes
  • Voltmeter: Analog
  • Choke Type: Manual
  • Noise Level: 68 dBa at 23 ft.
  • Gross Weight: 106.5 lb. (48.3 kg)
  • Net Weight: 99.2 lb. (45 kg)
  • Dimensions: 23.2 in. (59 cm) long x 17.8 in. (45.1 cm) wide x 17.8 in. (45.2 cm) high
  • This item is not for sale in California

  • Includes:
  • Spark plug socket
  • Oil funnel


Type Recreational
Color Yellow
Set Includes 1 Piece
Wattage 2000-4000 Watts
Dimensions See Details
Warranty 2 year Manufacturer
Model Number 46596
Country of Origin China

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  • Most Recent

  • Powerful and Quiet
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    I have this hooked up to my house for those extended days of no power and it runs like a dream and doesnt bog down with things like air conditioner and refrigerator turned on. I bought a wheel kit and cover for this and store it under my porch and it still looks new. It doesnt run 240v, just 120v. Thats a major bummer, but its super quiet, looks nice and does the job. I would recommend this unit to anyone looking for a generator. Just keep in mind that no 240 power means no dryer, stove ect. That can be a big issue for extended outages.

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    tabitha41514 Sep 21, 2017
  • Safety catch
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    No longer afraid of power outage with this standing in the wings

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    Erroll G. Jun 17, 2017
  • Champion Power Generator 46596
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    We received our purchase very quickly and was packaged well. We have used it a couple of times now on our camper . Very happy with the power it provides, it runs all appliances, on our 22' camper. Started up easily and is quiet. We are very happy that we went to overstock. We will visit your site again, without reservation.

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    Sandra O. Jun 7, 2017
  • Quality at a great price!
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    After recent storms and 9 days without power, this generator will be perfect if that ever happens again. Great price especially considering it is powerful enough to run everything needed in an emergency situation.

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    jtturner May 26, 2017
  • Great
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    Works perfect on my 30ft fifth wheel and the lowest price

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    Richard K. Apr 12, 2017
  • Most Helpful

  • Good for the Money.
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    It came on time and the box looked like it had been damaged by water at sometime. After opening the box, I found the plastic bag that held all the paper work open. The bottom had been neatly cut open. The manual and registration card were laying on the top of the generator. The manual had water damage and the preprinted registration card was for a different model. All accessories were there. After looking over the generator and finding no damaged parts, I added the oil and Fuel. It started on the first pull. The generator ran with no problems. I was able to run the AC, Microwave, water pump and Refrigerator in my trailer all at the same time easily. I checked the sound level with out a load, from three feet, 74Db, not 68Db as on the box. Overall a nice generator for the price.

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    kbnasty Jul 31, 2014
  • love to shop
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    first time purchasing a generator, we tested it and hit all the bells and whistles

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    Ready to shop Dec 10, 2015
  • So easy to start
    Verified Purchase

    When I first decided to buy a generator I purchased a HF Predator that was nothing but trouble, it refused to start when hot. After doing some research and finding out that Champion is a legitimate company who makes a quality product, has US based customer service and stocks parts for what they sell, I decided to give them a try. My Champion starts on the first pull every time and generates quiet efficient electricity, couldn't be happier. Saved over $*** by buying it from Overstock!

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    Bill B. Oct 20, 2015
  • Great Genset
    Verified Purchase

    Used my new Genet to run power to my new travel trailer. It ran all electrical components including the 15k a/c rooftop unit without any problems. Couldn't beat it for the price. Champion does make a great generator. Thanks for carrying this product.

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    FRANCISCO X L. Jul 23, 2015
  • Champion 4000 portable generator
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    This is my second Champion 4000, it is a great machine for the money. I use it when camping for my RV, charging batteries, running AC, microwave. I leave in the bed of my truck and with the tail gate closed it is quieter and out of reach of potential thieves when it's off. It is heavy at dry 106 lbs, but that can help keep people from stealing it as it sits in front of my fifth wheel hitch. Has nice anti vibration rubber mounts on the feet and a bar that surrounds the whole unit. Great unit!

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    Timmytool123456 Nov 17, 2014

Questions & Answers

  • Q:

    "will this unit return to idle when not calling for electric power?"

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  • Q:

    "Why did you choose this product?"

    • A:

      The product, itself, meets my needs and the price is perfect when purchased through

    • A:

      The physical size, the electrical usuable power, and price.

    • A:

      To use to run my camper in my horse trailer. I will end up mounting it my hay rack.

    • A:

      reviews were good

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      RV Outlet

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  • Q:

    "I noticed that the type of this generator is listed as being "recreational". Does that mean it' is for outdoor/RV use only and is not intended to be used for home use when the power is out?"

    • A:

      Hello cjc3039, I hope your day is going well. This is classified as a medium duty by the manufacturer. It will produce 120 volts. You may a larger generator if you want to run your refrigerator. Thank you for shopping with us.

  • Q:

    "What is the decibels noise level"

    • A:

      68 decibels at 23 feet away

  • Q:

    "is this product able to power lighting,a refrigarator and a t.v. at the same time?"

    • A:

      The unit measures at 4000 watt capacity without exceeding this the generator can power multiple units at once.

  • Q:

    "will this product power a house boiler for heat and hot water"

    • A:

      Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately, this item is presently out of stock. We currently do not have inventory to check the information you request and cannot guarantee the item will be restocked. Please feel free to check back with us periodically to see if the item has returned and contact us with any further questions.

  • Q:

    "Will this product power a boiler for a house that also produces hot water"

    • A:

      It is designed to supply electrical power for lighting, appliances, tools and similar equipment.

    • A:

      It is designed to supply electrical power for lighting, appliances, tools and similar equipment.

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    "Does s run at 60hz? is it ok to power electronics; i.e. computer, cell phone, LCD TV?"

    • A:

      It is a 120-volt unit. It can be used to power those electronic items.

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