Electrical Requirements; Installation Instructions; Inspect Shipment - Whirlpool W2H3 Installation Instructions Manual

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Electrical Shock Hazard
Electrically ground condensing unit or heat pump.
Connect ground wire to ground lug.
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.
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install
condensing unit or heat pump.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
This heat pump is shipped in one package, completely
assembled and wired. The thermostat is shipped in a separate
carton when ordered.

Electrical Requirements



Inspect Shipment

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 circuit ampacity, and operating voltage. See the
wiring diagrams in "Make Electrical Connections."
1. Check the heat pump rating plate to confirm specifications
are as ordered.
2. Upon receipt of heat pump, inspect it for possible shipping
damage. Examine the heat pump inside the carton if the
carton is damaged.
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 heat pump because your claim may be denied.


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