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Whirlpool W2GH3 Installation Instructions Manual

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HEAT PUMP INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
HEAT PUMP SAFETY.....................................................................1
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ................................................2
Tools and Parts ............................................................................2
System Requirements..................................................................2
Location Requirements................................................................2
Electrical Requirements ...............................................................3
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..................................................4
Inspect Shipment .........................................................................4
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:
WARNING
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 Gold
Model W2GH3
48348M005

HEAT PUMP SAFETY

Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
DANGER

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Connect Refrigerant Lines ...........................................................4
Make Electrical Connections .......................................................5
Complete Installation....................................................................7
Sequence of Operation ................................................................7
SYSTEM MAINTENANCE ..............................................................9
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE ...........................................................9
Accessories ..................................................................................9
WARRANTY ..................................................................................11
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

    WARNING instructions. 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 Gold ™ Model W2GH3 48348M005...
  • Page 2: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS These instructions are intended as a general guide only and do not supersede any national or local codes in any way. The Location Requirements installation must comply with all state, and local codes as well as This heat pump is designed to be located outdoors with the National Electrical Code.
  • Page 3: Electrical Requirements

    IMPORTANT: Refrigerant lines must not contact structure. Line Set Isolation The following illustrations demonstrate procedures which ensure proper refrigerant line set isolation. Installing Horizontal Runs This shows how to install line sets on horizontal runs. NOTE: To hang line set from joist or rafter, use either metal strapping material or anchored heavy nylon wire ties.
  • Page 4: Installation Instructions

    All field wiring must be done in accordance with National Electrical wiring, disconnect means and over-current Electrical Code requirements, applicable requirements of UL, protection are to be supplied by the installer. Refer to the or local codes, where applicable. rating plate for the maximum over-current protection, minimum circuit ampacity, and operating voltage.
  • Page 5: Make Electrical Connections

    Adjustment of the refrigerant charge will be necessary based on the system combination and line length. To adjust the Make Electrical Connections refrigerant size for increased line lengths and the following amount of refrigerant. WARNING For line set lengths greater than 15 ft: 1.
  • Page 6 Single Phase Electrical Connections (Refer to “Wiring Diagram—Single Phase 208/230 Volt.”) 5. Connect low voltage circuit. WARNING Typical Wiring Connection (low voltage circuit) Thermostat Outdoor Unit Indoor Unit Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect power before servicing. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock.
  • Page 7: Complete Installation

    Outdoor Unit Typical Wiring Diagram Outdoor Dual Defrost Control Capacitor Thermostat Compressor Pressure Switch (if used) COMMON Crankcase Heater Compressor (if used) Contactor High Pressure Switch (if used) Ground Ground Thermostat Reversing Valve Defrost Defrost Control Thermostat Compressor Compressor Contactor Reversing Line voltage - Field Valve...
  • Page 8 Defrost Thermostat Adjusting Defrost System The defrost thermostat is located on the liquid line between the check/expansion valve and the distributor. When defrost thermostat senses 42ºF or cooler, the thermostat contacts close Defrost Control Board and send a signal to the defrost control board to start the defrost Optional high pressure switch safety circuit connections timing.
  • Page 9: System Maintenance

    Diagnostic LEDs The defrost board uses 2 LEDs for diagnostics. The LEDs flash a specific sequence according to the condition. Accessories ® To order accessories contact your Whirlpool Home Cooling and Defrost Control Board Diagnostic LED Heating dealer. Green Red LED...
  • Page 10 Notes...
  • Page 12 Model number __________________________________________________ Serial number __________________________________________________ Installation date ________________________________________________ 48348M005 ®Registered Trademark/TM Trademark of Whirlpool, U.S.A., 11/05 © 2005. All rights reserved. Manufactured under license by Tradewinds Distributing Company, LLC., Coconut Grove, Florida Printed in U.S.A.

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