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Electrical Requirements; Gas Supply Requirements; Installation Instructions; Inspect Shipment - Whirlpool WPG Installation Instructions Manual

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Electrical Requirements

Electrical Shock Hazard
Electrically ground furnace.
Connect ground wire to ground terminal
marked "GROUND".
Use copper wire for supply connection.
Correct wire gauge is shown in the chart below.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death or electrical shock.
Rating Plate Ampacity
Less than 15
16 - 20
21 - 30
31 - 50
NOTE: All outdoor wiring must be suitable for outdoor use. Use
copper conductors only.
All field wiring must be done in accordance with National
Electrical Code requirements, applicable requirements of UL,
or local codes, where applicable.
Electrical wiring, disconnect means and over current
protection are to be supplied by the installer. Refer to the
rating plate for the maximum over current protection,
minimum service ampacity, and operating voltage. See wiring
This furnace must be electrically grounded in accordance
with National Electric Code (ANSI/NFPA 70) requirements,
applicable requirements of UL, or local codes, where

Gas Supply Requirements

This furnace is equipped for use with natural gas. A conversion
kit is required for use with propane. To order the correct
conversion kit, see "Accessories."
Gas supply piping should be installed in accordance with
local, state and national codes and the regulations of the
utility. Piping must be of adequate size to prevent undue
pressure drop. Consult the local utility or gas supplier for
complete details on special requirements for sizing gas
If local codes allow the use of a flexible gas appliance
connector, use an AGA or CSA design-certified outdoor
flexible stainless steel applicance connector or rigid gas
supply line as needed.
Furnace must be installed and serviced by a
qualified person.
Examples of a qualified person include:
licensed heating personnel,
authorized gas company personnel.
Read and follow all instructions provided for
installation, adjustment, service, alteration, or
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
explosion, fire, or carbon monoxide poisoning.
Use two or more people and mechanical equipment to lift,
move and install furnace.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
This furnace is shipped in one package, completely assembled
and wired. The indoor thermostat and accessories are shipped in
a separate carton when ordered.
1. Check the unit rating plate to confirm specifications are as
2. Upon receipt of equipment, carefully inspect it for possible
If damage is found, it should be noted on the carrier's freight bill.
Damage claims should be filed with the carrier immediately.
Claims of shortages should be filed with the seller within 5 days.
NOTE: If any damages are discovered and reported to the carrier,
do not install the unit as your claim may be denied.
Explosion Hazard

Inspect Shipment

Excessive Weight Hazard
shipping damage. Take special care to examine the unit
inside the carton if the carton is damaged.



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