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Locate
furnace
near midpoint of coach for single furnace
applications.
lnstallation must provide accessibility
if
any repairs are necessary to
the
furnace.
Failure
to
meet
this
requirement will create additional
labor costs
that
will be
the
responsibility
of
the
installer.
DO NOT install vent in areas
where
projection or door openings
come within
6"
of vent tube opening.
DO NOT install furnace in an area where wires, pipes or other
ob.jects
will
interfere
with
installation or operation of furnace.
DO NOT install furnace on material
that
restricts return air, such
as
directly
on carpet, or
soft
material (like
vinyl).
lf you must install
furnace on carpet or soft material, install furnace on cleats, or on
a
wood
or
metal panel extending the full
width
and depth of furnace
plus minimum clearance to combustibles.
DO NOT use
peiroleum
or cilrus type cleaner on plastic parts,
as
damage
may occur.
A
*o*wrttc
CARBON
MONOXIDE POISONING
Properly seal door/vent assembly
to
prevent carbon
monoxide
from
entering coach.
o
DO NOT draw combustion air
from
living area.
.
DO NOT
vent
exhaust air into
the
living area or
an
enclosed porch.
DOOR
SIDEWALL
CUTOUT
*
Recommended exterior wall
thickness
0"
1o 1-112"
-
2-112'maximum.
ABC
Figure
1
DO NOT oversize hole
-
over sizing can result
in
water
leakage.
A
*o*,u'rc
CARBON
MONOXIDE POSISONING
Properly
seal
door
to
prevent carbon
monoxide
from
entering
coach.
A
wlnu*c
CARBON
MONOXIDE POSIONING
Properly
adjust
draft cap
to
prevent
carbon
monoxide
from
entering coach.
DOOR
INSTALLATION
.
Standard
Door
or
Deluxe Door may be used alone or
with
optional
Recessed
Bezel.
See instructions supplied
with
bezel for cutout
hole and mounting instructions.
.
The furnace must always be installed
level
(front
to
back, side to
side) to prevent
water
intrusion lnto
the
interlor.
.
To
prevent moisture
f
rom entering inside of
coach, apply
RTV type
sealant.
.
The
door
bezel must fit tightly,
to
prevent
water
leakage.
o
Doors are designed
to
allow water
drainage
in either horizontal or
vertical
installations. Proper location of Vent
Assembly
is important
for
proper exhausting of
fumes
and proper function of furnace.
.
With wing
nut (C) loosen on draft cap assembly, close
door
(A) and
pull draft cap assembly (D)
fonntard
until
it
pushes against the
screen
(B).
.
Open door and tighten
wing
nut. Close door and check
to
insure
draft
cap
is
against door screen.
RIGHT
SIDE
LEFT SIDE
Figure
2
Pull furnace forward until mounting
tabs
protrude through exterior
wall.
The edge of control box must be flush with
coach's
outer skin
(VERTICAL installation -gas connection must be on bottom).
Apply
RTV type sealant to entire back flange of bezel creating
a
watertight seal.
Secure
by inserting
door
bezel onto furnace tabs
through
notches
on
door
bezel.
The gas inlet plug and slide plate must be installed
in
the closed
position and door bezel flange inside of
slide
plate.
lnsert six
mounting tabs
lhrough slots
provided in
door
bezel.
Bezel must be
tight
against casing and
cuiting
into RTV sealant.
Bend tabs flush with
door
bezel, aligning holes
in
tabs with
slots
in
door bezel.
lnstall
12
mounting
screws.
DO NOT deform bezel.
The
door bezel must fit
tightly
against sidewall to prevent water
leakage.
Fill
tab
slots with
caulking
after securing
wlth
screws.
Remove excess sealant
from
around
door
bezel and visually
inspect
door
bezel
to
make sure it
is
completely sealed.
Secure mounting legs to floor
for
horizontal installation. For vertical
units use
vertical
mounting bracket and
self{apping
screws
to
hold
furnace to floor (tabs on control box can be used to secure furnace).
For
Vertical
Kit Part No. see parts
list.
Fasten door with
fasteners
provided.
t.
2.
4.
5.
b.
7.
8.
o
10.
11.
CAUTION
Personal
lnjury
DO NOT allow furnace tabs
to
protrude through sidewall
cutout opening during installation process until door
is
installed and tabs are bent over.
Take
care
when
handling
or brushing against all sheet metal edges
to
avoid personal
!njury.
RIGHT
SIDE
12.

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