WEN 56352 Portable Generator

WEN 56352 Portable Generator


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A terrific, all-purpose portable generator, the WEN 56352 can take care of all your powering needs.

This generator can power saws and drills with ease, making it a great choice for using on construction sites.

It can also be a great choice for sporting events and parties and of course when you need it in the event of a power outage.

Fuel Type, Efficiency, Capacity and Run Time

This gas powered portable generator used unleaded gas and has a manual, recoil start. It can hold a full 4 gallons of gas providing users with 11 hours of run time at 50% capacity, which is an excellent amount of time and power.

It has several power receptacles so you can plug in a few different electrical appliances.  This unit has 2 120v and 1- 120/240 volt twist lock outlet as well. It also has a cigarette style 12v DC outlet that charges batteries and powers any piece of equipment that I 12v DC and requires a cigarette style plug.

You can easily see if the power is on by looking at the convenient power indicator light that is right above the power receptacles. You can start the WEN 56352 portable generator easily with the manual recoil start.  A couple of pulls and you’re good to go.  Most cases, you will only need one pull.

Oil Information

Owners of the WEN 56352 will not have to worry about the engine running out of oil and seizing up with the low oil automatic shut off valve.  When the oil drops below the minimum amount, the engine will shut down to protect it from permanent damage. The hour meter is a great way to keep up with maintenance like oil changes and when it’s time to add more oil.

Be sure to add the proper amount of oil before you operate your WEN portable generator.   The oil capacity for this model is 20 fluid oz.  Most of the time you should use SAE 30 oil for the generator.  If the weather is particularly cold, 5W-30 or 10W-30 can be used.  You should not use SAE 30 under 40 degrees.

Noise Level

Many campgrounds and national Parks have noise regulations that must be adhered to.  Some portable generators can be too loud and very disturbing to other campers.  The noise level of the WEN 56352 is 67dB at 23 feet which is a little noisy but nothing that can’t be overlooked for the most part.  Many parts might have a maximum dB requirement of 60-70 dB but this is going to change from park to park and state to state.  Be sure to call ahead to where you will be camping or fishing to find out the restrictions.

Wattage (continuous and maximum)

WEN 56352aThis compact portable generator provides 3000 watts of continuous power and surge wattage of 3500 watts.

The 212cc, 7hp engine gives a good amount of power for powering many electrical items including small AC units with less than 15,000 BTUs.

The power that this unit generates is perfect for powering the essentials that you may need during a power outage or if you are using it on a camping or fishing trip.

Other Features

The WEN 56352 portable generator has several additional features on top of what we have already mentioned that make it a favorite with consumers.  These features include:

  • Spark arrestor
  • Hour meter
  • Smooth-rolling wheel kit
  • Space-saving, fold down handles
  • EPA approved


When you get an item that is big ticket like a portable generator, having a warranty can give you additional peace of mind.  WEN provides a 2 year limited warranty on the 56352 model.

What are Customers Saying?

Customer feedback and comments are a great way to learn the inside information about a particular product that you want.  It can give you specifics that are not available on the selling site and helps you decide if the model you are interested in will fit your needs.   People are almost always more than happy to share their personal experiences and opinions of a product which can help you narrow down your choices.  Below are some of the comments that customers have made about WEN 56352.


If you want a reliable portable generator that can power the essentials during a power outage or a unit that is perfect for taking on camping trips, you may want to choose the WEN 56352 portable generator.  With plenty of features that make using it easy, you will not have to worry about being caught during an outage without power ever again.

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WEN 56352 Portable Generator