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Lennox Hearth MPE-36R Installation Instructions Manual

Lennox hearth products 36" electric fireplace manual mpe-36r.
LENNOX HEARTH PRODUCTS
Shown with Optional Trim
RETAIN THESE INSTRUCTIONS
FOR FUTURE REFERENCE
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
AND HOMEOWNER'S MANUAL
MERIT PLUS SERIES
36" Electric Fireplace
P/N 775,172M REV. B 7/2004
MODEL:
This manual will enable you to obtain a safe, effi cient and dependable
installation and operation of your electric fi replace. Please read and
understand these instructions before beginning your installation.
Do not alter or modify this fi replace or its components under any
circumstances. Any modifi cation or alteration of the fi replace system,
including but not limited to the fi replace and accessories, may void the
warranty, listings and approvals of this system and could result in an
unsafe and potentially dangerous installation.
IMPORTANT! IF OPTIONAL GLASS DOORS ARE PURCHASED, TO ASSURE
PROPER ALIGNMENT, INSTALL THIS FIREPLACE IN A SQUARE AND
PLUMB CONDITION, USING SHIMS AS NECESSARY AT SIDES. THIS
APPLIANCE IS MOUNTED ON RUBBER FEET TO ENSURE ADEQUATE
AIR CIRCULATION BENEATH FIREPLACE. DO NOT BLOCK AIRFLOW
AT THE BOTTOM AIR INTAKES.
DO NOT STORE OR USE GASOLINE OR OTHER FLAMMABLE
VAPORS AND LIQUIDS IN THE VICINITY OF THIS OR ANY
OTHER APPLIANCE
NOTE: DIAGRAMS & ILLUSTRATIONS NOT TO SCALE.
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MPE-36R
INSTALLER: DO NOT DISCARD THIS MANUAL
PLEASE LEAVE FOR THE HOMEOWNER
FOR YOUR SAFETY
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Report # 214173-1482763
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  • Page 1

    LENNOX HEARTH PRODUCTS Shown with Optional Trim RETAIN THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS AND HOMEOWNER'S MANUAL MERIT PLUS SERIES 36" Electric Fireplace P/N 775,172M REV. B 7/2004 MODEL: This manual will enable you to obtain a safe, effi cient and dependable installation and operation of your electric fi...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONGRATULATIONS! In selecting this DAVE LENNOX Merit Plus electric fi replace, you have chosen the fi nest and most dependable fi replace found anywhere. A beautiful and prestigious addition to the fi nest homes. Welcome to a Family of hundreds of thousands of satisfi...

  • Page 3: General Information

    THIS APPLIANCE HAS HOT AND ARCING OR SPARKING PARTS INSIDE. DO NOT USE IT IN AREAS WHERE GASOLINE, PAINT OR FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS ARE USED OR STORED. THIS FIREPLACE SHOULD NOT BE USED AS A DRYING RACK FOR CLOTHING, NOR SHOULD CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS OR OTHER DECORATIONS BE HUNG NEAR IT.

  • Page 4

    FRAMING SPECIFICATIONS 26 1/2 " (668 mm) 37 1/2 " (945 mm) 38 5/8 " (981 mm) 52 3/4 " (1339 mm) Electrical Junction Corner View Note: Framing dimensions are calculated for a nailing fl ange depth of 1/2" Figure 2 FIREPLACE SPECIFICATIONS 32 "...

  • Page 5: Clearances, Pre-installation, Installation Steps, Electrical Connections

    FIREPLACE SPECIFICATIONS Cat. No. H1534 Model: MPE-36R Description: Merit Plus Electric Fireplace, 36” Radiant Shipping Weight: 90 lb.'s (41 KG) Packaging: 44 ¾” x19 ½” x 34 ¼” (1135 mm x 495 mm x 870 mm) 17.30 cu. ft. Power Requirements: (120 Volt, 60 Hz.)

  • Page 6: Final Finishing, Break-in Period, Control Panel Operation

    FINAL FINISHING Materials such as brick and tile can be extended down to the top of the fi replace. Do not extend down, covering the outlet or glass enclosure panel (optional kit). There are a wide variety of “fi nished looks” for these fi...

  • Page 7: Remote Control Operation

    REMOTE CONTROL OPERATION: REMOTE CONTROL POWER ON/OFF DISPLAY ON/OFF Dimmer Brighter EMBERS HEATER ON/OFF TEMP. CONTROL HIGH MED. LOW FLAME HIGHER LOWER • When using the remote control, the power on/off switch inside the body and the wall switch (optional kit) must be on the OFF position.

  • Page 8: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE This appliance has been designed to provide many years of trouble-free service. The com- ponents that will need to be serviced have been kept to a minimum. Periodic dusting of the fi replace is all that should be required. CAUTION: DISCONNECT POWER BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY MAINTENANCE OR CLEANING TO REDUCE THE RISK OF...

  • Page 9

    Replacing Light Bulbs WARNING: THE FIREPLACE MUST BE UNPLUGGED/DISCONNECTED FROM THE POWER SUPPLY PRIOR TO ANY MAINTE- NANCE OR CLEANING IN ORDER TO REDUCE THE RISK ELECTRIC SHOCK OR FIRE. CAUTION: DO NOT EXCEED A 35 WATT BULB. USE OF A HIGHER RATED BULB MAY RESULT IN A FIRE, CAUSING PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE.

  • Page 10: Wiring Diagrams

    WIRING DIAGRAM - 120 VOLT Wiring diagrams are provided here for reference purposes only. This information is also provided on schematics attached directly to the appliance on the left side. CAUTION: LABEL ALL WIRES PRIOR TO DISCONNECTION WHEN SERVICING CONTROLS. WIRING ERRORS CAN CAUSE IMPROPER AND DANGEROUS APPLIANCE OPERATION.

  • Page 11

    WIRING DIAGRAM - 240 VOLT Wiring diagrams are provided here for reference purposes only. This information is also provided on schematics attached directly to the appliance on the left side. CAUTION: LABEL ALL WIRES PRIOR TO DISCONNECTION WHEN SERVICING CONTROLS. WIRING ERRORS CAN CAUSE IMPROPER AND DAN- GEROUS APPLIANCE OPERATION.

  • Page 12

    WALL THERMOSTAT & WALL SWITCH WIRING DIAGRAMS (optional kits, see page 18) GREEN GROUND • When using the main power on/off switch inside the body, the power on/off switch outside the body (optional wall switch kit) must be in the OFF position. •...

  • Page 13

    Installing Wall Thermostat (optional kit, see page 18) Wire the wall thermostat prior to installing the fi replace. WALL THERMOSTAT WIRING (24 VAC): Install Wall Thermostat per instructions provided with kit and per the following information: 1. Turn off circuit breaker. 2.

  • Page 14

    Power On/Off Wall Switch Installation (optional kit, see page 18) Wire the wall switch prior to installing the fi replace. WALL SWITCH WIRING (24 VAC): Install Wall Switch per instructions provided with kit and per the following information: 1. Turn off circuit breaker. 2.

  • Page 15: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING SYMPTOM 1. Fireplace turns off and Fireplace has will not turn on. overheated. 2. Flame is fixed Wiring may be loose (unmoving). or the flame motor may be defective. 3. Dim or poorly visible Light bulb(s) burnt out flame or log set and or wiring is loose.

  • Page 16: Replacement Parts

    Note: If touch-up paint is needed, use Rustoleum aerosol touch-up paint. DESCRIPTION ® , Painter’s Touch, Flat Black (part number 1976) available at most stores which sell NOTE: DIAGRAMS & ILLUSTRATIONS NOT TO SCALE. MPE-36R CAT. NO. H1623 H1624 H1625 H1626...

  • Page 17

    REPLACEMENT PARTS COMPONENT DIAGRAMS POWER ON/OFF DISPLAY ON/OFF Brighter Dimmer EMBERS HEATER ON/OFF TEMP. CONTROL HIGH MED. LOW FLAME HIGHER LOWER NOTE: DIAGRAMS & ILLUSTRATIONS NOT TO SCALE. Front View...

  • Page 18

    The manufacturer reserves the right to make changes at any time, without notice, in design, materials, specifi cations, prices and also to discontinue colors, styles and products. Consult your local distributor for fi replace code information. Printed in U.S.A. © LENNOX HEARTH PRODUCTS 2004 P/N 775,172M REV. B 7/2004 Wall Thermostat The wall thermostat kit provides temperature control for optimum comfort.

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