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Vanguard VYGF33NRA Owner's Operation And Installation Manual

Vanguard unvented natural gas fireplace owner's operation and installation manual.

 
UNVENTED (VENT-FREE)
NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE
OWNER'S OPERATION AND INSTALLATION MANUAL
VYGF33NRA
REMOTE READY
GAS FIREPLACE
SYSTEM
WARNING: If the information in this manual is not
followed exactly, a fire or explosion may result caus-
ing property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
— Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable
vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any
other appliance.
— WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS
Do not try to light any appliance.
Do not touch any electrical switch; do not
use any phone in your building.
Immediately call your gas supplier from a
neighbor's phone. Follow the gas
supplier's instructions.
If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call
the fire department.
— Installation and service must be performed by
a qualified installer, service agency, or the gas
supplier.
This appliance may be installed in an aftermarket,* permanently located, manufac-
tured (mobile) home, where not prohibited by local codes.
This appliance is only for use with the type of gas indicated on the rating plate. This
appliance is not convertible for use with other gases.
* Aftermarket: Completion of sale, not for purpose of resale, from the manufacturer
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Shown with optional
cabinet mantel,
hearth base, and trim
accessories.
WARNING: Improper installation,
adjustment, alteration, service, or
maintenance can cause injury or
property damage. Refer to this
manual for correct installation and
operational procedures. For as-
sistance or additional information
consult a qualified installer, ser-
vice agency, or the gas supplier.
WARNING: This is an unvented
gas-fired heater. It uses air (oxy-
gen) from the room in which it is
installed. Provisions for adequate
combustion and ventilation air
must be provided. Refer to Air for
Combustion and Ventilation sec-
tion on page 4 of this manual.

Summary of Contents

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    UNVENTED (VENT-FREE) NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE OWNER’S OPERATION AND INSTALLATION MANUAL VYGF33NRA REMOTE READY GAS FIREPLACE SYSTEM WARNING: If the information in this manual is not followed exactly, a fire or explosion may result caus- ing property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.

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    UNVENTED NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE SAFETY INFORMATION WARNINGS IMPORTANT: Read this owner’s manual carefully and completely before trying to assemble, operate, or service this fireplace. Improper use of this fireplace can cause seri- ous injury or death from burns, fire, explosion, electrical shock, and carbon monoxide poisoning.

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    PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION Optional Remote Control Control Knobs Piezo Remote Selector Ignitor Switch (Optional) Figure 1 - Log Base Assembly Top Louver Assembly Firebox Hood Firebox Support Screen Assembly Figure 2 - Fireplace 105269 OWNER’S MANUAL One Piece Log Set Top Outer Casing Bottom Louver Blower Assembly...

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    UNVENTED NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE PRODUCT FEATURES OPERATION This vent-free fireplace is clean burning. It requires no outside venting. There is no heat loss out a vent or up a chimney. Heat is generated by both realistic flames and glow- ing embers. When used without the blower, the fireplace requires no electricity making it ideal for emergency backup heat.

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    AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND VENTILATION Continued DETERMINING FRESH-AIR FLOW FOR FIREPLACE LOCATION Determining if You Have a Confined or Unconfined Space Use this work sheet to determine if you have a confined or unconfined space. Space: Includes the room in which you will install fireplace plus any adjoining rooms with doorless passageways or ventilation grills between the rooms.

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    UNVENTED NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND VENTILATION Continued VENTILATION AIR Ventilation Air From Inside Building This fresh air would come from an adjoining unconfined space. When ventilating to an adjoining unconfined space, you must pro- vide two permanent openings: one within 12"...

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    INSTALLATION NOTICE: This heater is intended for use as supplemental heat. Use this heater along with your pri- mary heating system. Do not in- stall this heater as your primary heat source. If you have a central heating system, you may run system’s circulating blower while using heater.

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    UNVENTED NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE INSTALLATION Continued 8. Tighten trim hanging screws (#10 x 6.25 shoulder) into holes in cabinets. Place the assembled trim onto fireplace cabinet. Align hanging notches on trim with hanging screws on side of fire- place (see Figure 7). Push trim firmly into place, sliding hanging notches over hanging screws.

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    INSTALLATION Continued 10. Carefully insert fireplace into cabinet mantel. Be careful not to scratch or damage hearth base, cabinet mantel, or any laminate trim on hearth base. Re- move protective material from top of hearth base and from front of fireplace (if any).

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    UNVENTED NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE INSTALLATION Continued Mantel Clearances for Built-In Installation If placing mantel above built-in fireplace, you must meet minimum clearance between mantel shelf and top of fireplace opening. If your installation does not meet the below minimum clearances, you must: •...

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    INSTALLATION Continued IMPORTANT: Install equipment shutoff valve in an accessible location. The equip- ment shutoff valve is for turning on or shutting off the gas to the appliance. Check your building codes for any special requirements for locating equipment shutoff valve to fireplaces.

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    UNVENTED NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE INSTALLATION Continued CHECKING GAS CONNECTIONS WARNING: Test all gas pip- ing and connections for leaks after installing or servicing. Cor- rect all leaks at once. WARNING: Never use an open flame to check for a leak. Apply a mixture of liquid soap and water to all joints.

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    INSTALLATION Continued INSTALLING LOGS WARNING: Do not remove the metal data plates attached to the heater base assembly. The data plates contain important warranty information. WARNING: Failure to position the parts in accordance with these diagrams or failure to use only parts specifically approved with this heater may result in property damage or personal injury.

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    UNVENTED NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE OPERATING FIREPLACE FOR YOUR SAFETY READ BEFORE LIGHTING WARNING: If you do not fol- low these instructions exactly, a fire or explosion may result caus- ing property damage, personal injury or loss of life. A. This appliance has a pilot which must be lighted by hand.

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    OPERATING FIREPLACE Continued WARNING: Make sure the selector switch is in the OFF po- sition when you are away from home for long periods of time. Heater will come on automati- cally with selector switch in the ON position. Pilot Burner Ignitor Electrode Figure 26 - Pilot...

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    UNVENTED NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE OPERATING FIREPLACE Continued • In the ON mode, the burners will ignite. The heater is in manual mode when ON is lit. • In the AUTO mode, the thermostat in the hand-held remote unit con- trols the room temperature. To in- crease the room temperature, press the top arrow of the TEMP button.

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    TROUBLESHOOTING Note: For additional help, visit DESA International’s technical service web site at www.desatech.com. Note: All troubleshooting items are listed in order of operation. OBSERVED PROBLEM When ignitor button is pressed, there is no spark at ODS/pilot When ignitor button is pressed, there is spark at ODS/pilot but no ignition ODS/pilot lights but flame goes out when control knob is released...

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    UNVENTED NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE TROUBLESHOOTING Continued OBSERVED PROBLEM Burner does not light after ODS/pilot is lit Delayed ignition burner Burner backfiring during combustion Slight smoke or odor during initial operation Moisture/condensation noticed on windows Heater produces a whistling noise when burner is lit White powder residue forming within burner box or on adjacent walls or furniture...

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    TROUBLESHOOTING Continued WARNING: If you smell gas • Shut off gas supply. • Do not try to light any appliance. • Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any phone in your building. • Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone. Follow the gas supplier’s instructions.

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    UNVENTED NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE WIRING DIAGRAM Note : For proper operation of optional ac- cessories, the wires from the switch to the control must be connected exactly as shown. SPECIFICATIONS VYGF33NRA Remote Ready Btu (Variable) 20,000/30,000 Type Gas Natural Gas Only Ignition...

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    CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE WARNING: Turn off heater and let cool before cleaning. CAUTION: You must keep con- trol areas, burner, and circulating air passageways of heater clean. Inspect these areas of heater be- fore each use. Have heater in- spected yearly by a qualified ser- vice person.

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    UNVENTED NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE ACCESSORIES Purchase these fireplace accessories from your local dealer. If they can not supply these accessories, call DESA International’s Sales Department at 1-800-432-2382 for information. You can also write to the ad- dress listed on the back page of this manual. QQQQQQ QQQQQQ QQQQQQ...

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    ACCESSORIES Continued QQ QQ QQ QQQQQ Mantel Trim QQQQQ Hearth Base Trim LAMINATE TRIM FOR HEARTH OR MANTEL G3002J Series - Jade Marble Laminate Mantel Trim G3003J Series - Jade Marble Laminate Hearth Base Trim G3002S Series - Sandstone Marble Laminate Mantel Trim G3003S Series - Sandstone Marble Laminate Hearth Base Trim...

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    UNVENTED NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE ILLUSTRATED PARTS BREAKDOWN REMOTE READY MODEL VYGF33NRA ® 105269...

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    PARTS LIST REMOTE READY MODEL VYGF33NRA 105269 This list contains replaceable parts used in your fireplace. When ordering parts, follow the instructions listed under Replacement Parts on page 20 of this manual. PART NUMBER DESCRIPTION 102785-03 Log, Golden Oak 103779-01...

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    ® UNVENTED NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE ILLUSTRATED PARTS BREAKDOWN FIREPLACE VYGF33NRA 105269...

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    PARTS LIST FIREPLACE VYGF33NRA 105269 This list contains replaceable parts used in your fireplace. When ordering parts, follow the instructions listed under Replacement Parts on page 20 of this manual. PART NUMBER DESCRIPTION 101357-01 Top Outer Casing 103207-01 Outer Casing...

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    WARRANTY INFORMATION Model Serial No. Date Purchased Always specify model and serial numbers when communicating with the factory. We reserve the right to amend these specifications at any time without notice. The only warranty applicable is our standard written warranty. We make no other warranty, expressed or implied. VENT-FREE NATURAL GAS FIREPLACE DESA International warrants this product to be free from defects in materials and components for four (4) years from the date of first purchase, provided that the product has been properly installed, operated and maintained in accordance with all applicable...

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