Installation Requirements; Tools And Parts - Whirlpool W2PG Installation Instructions Manual

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Use only with type of gas approved for this furnace.
Refer to the furnace rating plate.
Install this furnace only in a location and position as
specified in the "Location Requirements" section of
these instructions.
Never test for gas leaks with an open flame. Use a
commercially available soap solution made
specifically for the detection of leaks to check all
connections, as specified in the "Make Gas
Connections" section of these instructions.
The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act requires the Governor of California to publish a list of substances
known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm, and requires businesses to warn of
potential exposure to such substances.
WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other
reproductive harm.
This appliance can cause low-level exposure to some of the substances listed, including benzene, formaldehyde, carbon
monoxide, toluene, and soot.
In the State of Massachusetts, the following installation instructions apply:
Installations and repairs must be performed by a qualified or licensed contractor, plumber, or gasfitter qualified or licensed by
the State of Massachusetts.
If using a ball valve, it shall be a T-handle type.
A flexible gas connector, when used, must not exceed 3 feet.
These instructions are intended as a general guide only for use by
qualified persons. Compliance with all local, state, or national
codes pertaining to this type of equipment should be determined
prior to installation.
Read this entire instruction manual, as well as the instructions
supplied in separate equipment, before starting the installation.
The installation of the furnace, wiring, warm air ducts, venting,
etc., must conform to the requirements of the National Fire
Protection Association; the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI
Z223.1/NFPA No. 54 (latest edition) and the National Electrical
Code, ANSI/NFPA No. 70 (latest edition) in the United States, and
any state laws, local ordinances (including plumbing or
wastewater codes), or local gas utility requirements. Local
authorities having jurisdiction should be consulted before
installation is made. Such applicable regulations or requirements
take precedence over the general instructions in this manual.


Always install furnace to operate within the furnace's
intended temperature-rise range with a duct system
which has an external static pressure within the
allowable range, as specified in the "Complete
Installation" section of these instructions.
See furnace rating plate.
The furnace is not to be used for temporary heating of
buildings or structures under construction.

Tools and Parts

Gather the required tools before starting installation. Read and
follow the instructions provided with any tools listed here.
Tools needed
Pipe wrenches
Noncorrosive leak detection solution
Test gauge with ¹⁄₈" NPT connection
(for measuring gas supply pressure)
Tape measure
Thread sealant
Parts needed
Check local codes and with gas supplier. Check existing gas
supply, electrical supply, and venting, and read "Electrical
Requirements," "Gas Supply Requirements," and "Ductwork
Requirements" before purchasing parts.

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