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Shipping Inspection; Electrostatic Discharge (Esd) Precautions; To The Installer; Product Application - Maytag Amana MES9 Series Installation Instructions Manual

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Shipping Inspection

All units are securely packed in shipping containers tested ac-
cording to International Safe Transit Association specifications.
The carton must be checked upon arrival for external damage.
If damage is found, a request for inspection by carrier's agent
must be made in writing immediately.
The furnace must be carefully inspected on arrival for damage
and bolts or screws which may have come loose in transit. In
the event of damage the consignee should:
1. Make a notation on delivery receipt of any visible damage
to shipment or container.
2. Notify carrier promptly and request an inspection.
3. With concealed damage, carrier must be notified as soon
as possible - preferably within five days.
4. File the claim with the following support documents
within a nine month statute of limitations.•
or certified copy of the Bill of Lading, or indemnity bond.
Original paid freight bill or indemnity in lieu thereof.
Original or certified copy of the invoice, showing trade
and other discounts or reductions.
Copy of the inspection report issued by carrier's
representative at the time damage is reported to
carrier.
The carrier is responsible for making prompt inspection of
damage and for a thorough investigation of each claim. The
distributor or manufacturer will not accept claims from dealers
for transportation damage.

Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Precautions

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HOULD OVERHEATING OCCUR OR THE GAS SUPPLY FAIL TO SHUT OFF
TURN OFF THE MANUAL GAS SHUTOFF VALVE EXTERNAL TO THE
FURNACE BEFORE TURNING OFF THE ELECTRICAL SUPPLY
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,
OSSIBLE PROPERTY DAMAGE
,
,
,
FIRE
EXPLOSION
SMOKE
SOOT
OR CARBON MONOXIDE MAY RESULT FROM IMPROPER INSTALLATION
,
REPAIR OPERATION
OR MAINTENANCE OF THIS PRODUCT
NOTE: Discharge your body's static electricity before touch-
ing unit. An electrostatic discharge can adversely affect
electrical components.
Use the following precautions during furnace installation
and servicing to protect the integrated control module
from damage. By putting the furnace, the control, and
the person at the same electrostatic potential, these steps
will help avoid exposing the integrated control module to
electrostatic discharge. This procedure is applicable to
both installed and non-installed (ungrounded) furnaces.
Original
WARNING
.
WARNING
PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH DUE TO
,
,
CONDENSATION
ELECTRICAL SHOCK
.
1. Disconnect all power to the furnace. Do not touch the
integrated control module or any wire connected to the
control prior to discharging your body's electrostatic
charge to ground.
2. Firmly touch a clean, unpainted, metal surface of the
furnaces near the control. Any tools held in a person's
hand during grounding will be discharged.
3. Service integrated control module or connecting wiring
following the discharge process in step 2. Use caution
not to recharge your body with static electricity;
(i.e., do not move or shuffle your feet, do not touch
ungrounded objects, etc.). If you come in contact with
an ungrounded object, repeat step 2 before touching
control or wires.
4. Discharge your body to ground before removing a new
control from its container. Follow steps 1 through 3 if
installing the control on a furnace. Return any old or
new controls to their containers before touching any
ungrounded object.

To The Installer

Before installing this unit, please read this manual thoroughly to
familiarize yourself with specific items which must be adhered
to, including but not limited to: unit maximum external static
pressure, gas pressures, BTU input rating, proper electrical
connections, circulating air temperature rise, minimum or
maximum CFM, and motor speed connections.

Product Application

This furnace is primarily designed for residential home-heating
applications. It is NOT designed or certified for use in mo-
bile homes, trailers or recreational vehicles. Neither is it
designed or certified for outdoor applications. The furnace
,
must be installed indoors (i.e., attic space, crawl space,
or garage area provided the garage area is enclosed with
an operating door).
This furnace can be used in the following non-industrial
commercial applications:
Schools, Office buildings, Churches, Retail stores, Nursing
,
homes, Hotels/motels, Common or office areas
In such applications, the furnace must be installed with the
following stipulations:
It must be installed per the installation instructions
provided and per local and national codes.
It must be installed indoors in a building constructed
on site.
It must be part of a ducted system and not used in a
free air delivery application.
It must not be used as a "make-up" air unit.
It must be installed as a two-pipe systems for
combustion air.
All other warranty exclusions and restrictions apply
This furnace is an ETL dual-certified appliance and
is appropriate for use with natural or propane gas
(NOTE: If using propane, a propane conversion kit is
required).
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