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FURNACE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
FURNACE SAFETY.........................................................................1
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ................................................2
Tools and Parts ............................................................................2
Location Requirements................................................................3
Duct Work Requirements.............................................................3
Electrical Requirements ..............................................................4
Gas Supply Requirements ...........................................................4
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..................................................4
Inspect Shipment .........................................................................4
Place Furnace in Final Location...................................................5
Convert to Downflow ...................................................................5
Exhaust Vent Assembly ...............................................................5
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all
safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or
"WARNING." These words mean:
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you
what can happen if the instructions are not followed.
Model WPG
20462103
For Package Gas Electric Units

Table of Contents

FURNACE SAFETY

Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
®
Whirlpool
Home Cooling and Heating
7901 S.W. 6th Court
Plantation, Florida 33324
Connect Condensate Drain..........................................................6
Install Duct Work ..........................................................................6
Make Electrical Connections .......................................................7
High Altitude Conversion .............................................................8
Make Gas Connections................................................................9
Check the Furnace Input Rate ...................................................11
Complete Installation..................................................................11
Sequence of Operation ..............................................................12
Controls ......................................................................................13
TROUBLESHOOTING ..................................................................13
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE .........................................................16
Accessories ................................................................................16
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
immediately follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
follow instructions.

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed. ® Whirlpool Home Cooling and Heating 7901 S.W. 6th Court Model WPG Plantation, Florida 33324 20462103...
  • Page 2: Installation Requirements

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Use only with type of gas approved for this furnace. Always install furnace to operate within the furnace’s Refer to the furnace rating plate. intended temperature-rise range with a duct system which has an external static pressure within the Install this furnace only in a location and position as allowable range, as specified in the “Complete specified in the Location Requirements section of...
  • Page 3: Location Requirements

    Minimum Clearances Location Requirements Minimum - 0" Recommended - 2" 30" 30" 36" 2" Explosion Hazard 30" 30" Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline, away from furnace. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, explosion, or fire. 1.
  • Page 4: Electrical Requirements

    Electrical Requirements INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Electrically ground furnace. Connect ground wire to ground terminal Explosion Hazard marked “GROUND”. Furnace must be installed and serviced by a Use copper wire for supply connection. qualified person. Correct wire gauge is shown in the chart below. Examples of a qualified person include: Failure to follow these instructions can result in death or electrical shock.
  • Page 5: Place Furnace In Final Location

    Place Furnace in Final Location Convert to Downflow This furnace is factory built for horizontal airflow applications and WARNING may also be field converted for downflow use. To convert to downflow use: Excessive Weight Hazard 1. Remove blower access panel and heat exchanger access panel.
  • Page 6: Connect Condensate Drain

    See “Minimum Clearances” in the “Locations Requirements” section. Large chassis models WPG148, WPG 248, WPG 160 and WPG 260 have 2 horizontal return air duct openings. Both return openings must be used for horizontal applications. 1"...
  • Page 7: Make Electrical Connections

    Line Voltage Connections Make Electrical Connections WARNING WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Electrically ground furnace. Disconnect power before servicing. Connect ground wire to ground terminal Replace all parts and panels before operating. marked “GROUND”. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock. Use copper wire for supply connection.
  • Page 8: High Altitude Conversion

    5. For single phase units: 208 Volt Conversion Connect the field supply wires (L1, L2) to the 2 black pigtail leads using U.L. listed wire nuts. For three phase units: DANGER Connect the field supply wires (L1, L2, L3) to the 3 black pigtail leads using U.L.
  • Page 9: Make Gas Connections

    To Change Orifices Make Gas Connections IMPORTANT: This furnace requires conversion for use with WARNING propane. To order the correct conversion kit, see “Accessories.” 1. Install the field gas supply for either the side gas pipe entry or the bottom gas pipe entry as shown in “Side Gas Pipe Entry” and “Bottom Gas Pipe Entry”...
  • Page 10 3. Remove the inlet pressure tap plug on the gas control valve. Install a ¹⁄₈ in. NPT hose connector and connect the pressure Bottom Gas Pipe Entry gauge tube. When bottom entry of gas pipe is used, the side entry hole must first be completely covered by a field-supplied plug.
  • Page 11: Check The Furnace Input Rate

    Measure Temperature Rise Check the Furnace Input Rate (if required) 1. After 20 minutes of heating operation, measure the furnace temperature rise. Take air temperature readings in both the IMPORTANT: return air ducts and the heated air ducts. The furnace input rate must not exceed the input rating on NOTE: If more than one run of return or heated air ducts is the furnace rating plate.
  • Page 12: Sequence Of Operation

    3. Place blue wire on the HIGH, MED or LOW motor speed tap, Shut Down the Furnace as desired. 4. Place red wire on any of the other motor speed taps. 1. Set the room thermostat to the lowest setting. 5.
  • Page 13: Controls

    Controls TROUBLESHOOTING Pressure Switch Furnace Fails to Operate Properly The pressure switch is a normally open switch that monitors combustion airflow. Inadequate airflow resulting from excessive Review “Sequence of Operation” and visually inspect the venting system restriction or a failed combustion blower will following before troubleshooting: cause the switch to remain open.
  • Page 14 Wiring Diagram - Single Phase...
  • Page 15 Wiring Diagram - Three Phase...
  • Page 16: Assistance Or Service

    High Altitude Kit (with propane conversion) Honeywell and SmartValve are trademarks of Honeywell International, Inc. 20462103 ®/TM Whirlpool and all other trademarks are owned by Whirlpool, U.S.A., 8/03 © 2003. All rights reserved. used under license by Tradewinds Distributing Company, LLC.