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Dyna-Glo IR6PTDG-1 Installation Instructions Manual

Vent-free infrared gas wall heater.
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WARNING: This appliance is equipped for
(natural or propane) gas. Field conversion is not
- Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and Iiquids in vicinity of this or
any other appliance.
• 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
• 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 is an unvented gas-fired heater. It uses air (oxygen) 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 section on page 8 of this manual.
This appliance may be installed in an aftermarket, permanently located, manufactured (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.
Questions, problems, missing parts? Before returning to your retailer, call our customer
service department at 1-877-447-4768, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., CST, Monday – Friday or
email us at
INSTALLER: Leave this manual with the appliance.
CONSUMER: Retain this manual for future reference.
Volume II - Unvented Room Heaters
Natural Gas
ANS Z21.11.2-2013
Gas Fired Room Heaters
IMIR - 2015-07-02


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  • Page 1 VENT-FREE INFRARED GAS WALL HEATER MODEL # Propane IR6PTDG-1/PMDG-1 IR12PTDG-1/PMDG-1 IR18PTDG-1/PMDG-1 IR30PTDG-1/PMDG-1 Natural Gas IR6NTDG-1/NMDG-1 IR12NTDG-1/NMDG-1 IR18NTDG-1/NMDG-1 IR30NTDG-1/NMDG-1 WARNING: This appliance is equipped for ANS Z21.11.2-2013 (natural or propane) gas. Field conversion is not permitted. Gas Fired Room Heaters Volume II - Unvented Room Heaters...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    IMPORTANT: Read all instructions and warnings carefully before starting installation. Failure to follow these instructions may result in possible injury to persons or a fire hazard and will void the warranty. PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS SERIES IR6PTDG-1/PMDG-1 IR12PTDG-1/PMDG-1 MAX BTU 6,000 12,000...
  • Page 4 SERIES IR6NTDG-1/NMDG-1 IR12NTDG-1/NMDG-1 MAX BTU 6,000 12,000 Fuel Type Natural Gas Natural Gas Ignition Electronic Push Button Electronic Push Button Manifold Pressure 5" W.C. (IR12NTDG-1) 4" W.C. (IR12NMDG-1) 5 in. W.C. Inlet Gas Pressure Maximum 14 in. W.C. 14 in. W.C. *Minimum (*For purposes of input adjustment) 6 in.
  • Page 5: Important Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION IMPORTANT: Read this owner’s manual carefully and completely before trying to assemble, operate, or service this heater. Improper use of this heater can cause serious injury or death from burns, fire, explosion, electrical shock, and carbon monoxide poisoning. Installation and repair should be done by a qualified service person.
  • Page 6 SAFETY INFORMATION WARNING: Do not use any accessories not approved for use with this heater. CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 Fuels used in gas or oil fired appliances and the products of combustion of such fuels contain chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.
  • Page 7: Product Features

    PRODUCT FEATURES SAFETY PILOT This heater has a pilot with an Oxygen Depletion Sensing (ODS) safety shutoff system. The ODS/pilot shuts off the heater if there is not enough fresh air and cuts off main burner gas in the event of flame out. LEG KIT(Select models) 2 support legs and 4 support leg screws are included for floor mounting the heater.
  • Page 8 PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION Before beginning assembly or operation of the product, make sure all parts are present. Compare parts with package contents list. If any part is missing or damaged, do not attempt to assemble, install or operate the product. Contact customer service for replacement parts. UNPACKING 1.
  • Page 9: Air For Combustion And Ventilation

    PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND VENTILATION CAUTION: This heater shall not be installed in a room or space unless the required volume of indoor combustion air is provided by the method described in the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA54, the International Fuel Gas Code, or applicable local codes.
  • Page 10 PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION DETERMINING FRESH-AIR FLOW FOR HEATER LOCATION Determining if You Have a Confined or Unconfined Space Use this worksheet to determine if you have a confined or unconfined space. Space: Includes the room in which you will install heater plus any adjoining rooms with doorless passageways or ventilation grills between the rooms.
  • Page 11 PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION Ventilation Air From Inside Building This fresh air would come from adjoining unconfined space. When ventilating to an adjoining unconfined space, you must provide two permanent openings: one within 12 in. of the wall connecting the two spaces (see options 1 and 2, Fig.
  • Page 12: Installation

    INSTALLATION NOTICE: This heater is intended for use as supplemental heat. Use this heater along with your primary heating system. Do not install this heater as your primary heat source. WARNING: A qualified technician must install heater. Follow all local codes. WARNING: Maintain the minimum clearances.
  • Page 13 INSTALLATION INSTALLING IGNITOR BATTERY • Battery is included. • Unscrew ignitor cap and insert included battery negative (flat) side down (See Fig. 7). Replace Ignitor cap. • Be sure to observe proper polarity (+/-) when installing or re- Fig. 7 - Installing Ignitor Battery placing the battery.
  • Page 14 INSTALLATION Fig. 12- Fan Wiring Diagram Fig. 11 - Operating Fan Fan Switch AUTO Fan Rocker Thermo-switch 110/115 Switch Black White Green LOCATING HEATER Wiring Diagram This heater is designed to be mounted on a wall or on Fig. 13 - Attaching Legs a floor, using the Support Legs (Select Models) includ- ed with select models.
  • Page 15 INSTALLATION Methods For Attaching Mounting Bracket To Wall Use only the last hole on each end of mounting bracket to attach bracket to wall. Attach mounting bracket to a wall only in one of two ways: 1. Attaching to wall stud: This method provides the strongest hold. Insert wood screws (ST.8*45-16) through mounting bracket and into wall studs.
  • Page 16 INSTALLATION Attaching to Expansion Bracket Method Fig. 17 - Folding the For attaching mounting bracket to hollow walls (wall areas Expansion Bracket between studs) or solid walls (concrete or masonry): 1. Drill holes at marked locations using 5/16-inch drill bit. For solid walls (concrete or masonry), drill at least 1 inch deep.
  • Page 17 INSTALLATION CONNECTING TO GAS SUPPLY WARNING: A qualified service technician must connect heater to gas supply. Follow all local codes. IMPORTANT: This appliance requires a 3/8-inch NPT (National Pipe Thread) inlet connection to the pressure regulator. Never connect the heater to private (non-utility) gas wells, commonly known as wellhead gas.
  • Page 18 INSTALLATION Fig. 20 - Gas Connection Install sediment trap in supply line as shown (See Fig. 20). Place sediment trap where it is within reach for cleaning. Place sediment trap where trapped matter is not likely to freeze. A sediment trap traps moisture and contaminants. This keeps them from going into heater controls.
  • Page 19: Operation

    OPERATION FOR YOUR SAFETY READ BEFORE LIGHTING WARNING: If you do not follow these instructions exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury or loss of life. A. This appliance has a pilot which must be lighted using the Ignitor. When lighting the pilot, follow these instructions exactly.
  • Page 20 OPERATION LIGHTING INSTRUCTIONS If the control knob does not pop up when released, stop and immediately and call your service technician or gas supplier. 8. Turn on all electric power to the appliance. 9. Turn control knob counter clockwise to desired setting. Burner Patterns (Manual Control) HIGH HIGH...
  • Page 21 OPERATION LIGHTING INSTRUCTIONS Burner Patterns (Thermostatic Control) TO TURN OFF GAS TO APPLIANCE 1. Turn off all electric power to the appliance if service is to be performed. 2. Push in gas control knob slightly and turn clockwise to "OFF" or " "...
  • Page 22 OPERATION INSPECTING BURNERS Check pilot flame pattern daily when in use and at least yearly by a qualified service agency. PILOT FLAME PATTERN Fig. 26 shows a correct pilot flame pattern. Fig. 27 shows an incorrect pilot flame pattern. The incor- rect pilot flame is not touching the thermocouple.
  • Page 23: Care And Maintenance

    CARE AND MAINTENANCE NOTE: Before servicing you will need to remove the front panel of the Fig. 30 - Front Panel Removal heater. There are 4 Philips head screws, 2 on the left side and 2 on the right, securing the front panel to the heater (See Fig. 30). Always allow the unit to cool for at least thirty minutes before attempting to remove the front panel.
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING 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. •...
  • Page 25 TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE CORRECTIVE ACTION 1. Control knob is not fully ODS/pilot lights 1. Press in control knob fully. pressed in. but flame goes out 2. Control knob is not pressed 2. After ODS/pilot lights, keep control when control knob is in long enough.
  • Page 26 TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE CORRECTIVE ACTION White powder resi- 1. When heated, the vapors 1. Turn heater off when using furniture due forming within from furniture polish, wax, polish, wax, carpet cleaner or similar burner box or on carpet cleaners, etc., turn products.
  • Page 27 TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE CORRECTIVE ACTION Fan is not spinning. 1. There is no power to the fan. 1. Verify fan is plugged in and (Select models) set to "MAN" or "AUTO". 2. Fan is set to "AUTO". 2. Allow 5-10 minutes for fan to engage.
  • Page 28: Replacement Parts List

    REPLACEMENT PARTS LIST For replacement parts, call our customer service department at 1-877-447-4768, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., CST, Monday – Friday. WARNING: Only use genuine replacement parts from the GHP Group, Inc. Using any parts other than the original replacement parts may result in property damage, personal injury or even death. PART NO.
  • Page 29: Warranty

    WARRANTY LIMITED WARRANTY: 1. not be covered by this warranty, nor shall the The manufacturer warrants that your new product is free This limited warranty is extended to the original retail purchaser of this Forced Air/Convection/Radiant Heater and warrants against any manufacturer assume responsibility for same.
  • Page 30: Warranty Registration

    WARRANTY REGISTRATION IMPORTANT: We urge you to fill out your warranty registration card within fourteen (14) days of date of purchase. You can also register your warranty on the internet at Complete the entire serial number. Retain this portion of the card for your records.

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