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Safety Instructions; Before Getting Started - Maytag 23-11-2197N-002 User Manual

Room air conditioners for double-hung windows
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Important
Safety
Instructions
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Electrical
Shock
Hazard
1. Plug unit only into grounded
electrical outlet.
2. Do not use an extension
cord or plug adapter with this unit.
3. Do not operate unit with front removed.
Failure
to follow
the
above
precautions
could
result
in
electrical
shock,
fire or personal
injury.
If the air conditioner
has a serial plate
rating
of 11S volts
and
up to
and including
7.S amps
the unit
may be on a fuse or circuit
breaker
with
other
devices.
Howevel,
the maximum
amps
of all devices
on
that
fuse
or circuit
breaker
can not
exceed
the amps
of the filse or
circuit
breaker.
If the air conditioner
has a serial plate
rating
ofllS
volts and
greater
than
7.5 amps
it must
have
its own
fuse or circuit
breaker,
and
no
other
device
or unit
should
be operated
oil that fuse or circuit
breaker.
If the air conditioner
has a serial
plate
rating
of 230 volts
it nmst
have
its own
fuse
or circuit
breaker,
and
no other
device
or unit
should
be operated
on that
fuse or circuit
breaker.
Tile location
of tile
serial
plate
that
applies
to this
inodel
can
be
found
on the front
page of this
Inanual.
Notice:
Do not
operate
this
air
conditioner
without
proper
tiIne
delay
cir-
cuit
protection.
Refer
to
serial
plate
for proper
power
supply
requireInents.
RECOMMENDED
CIRCUIT
WIRE
SIZES
?As i_Oall_ d p_ r buildi_g
co&)
PROTECTOR
SIZE
WIRE
GAUGE
1S AMP
#14 MINIMUM
20 AMP
#12 MINIMUM
30 AMP
#10 MINIMUM
@©©@
115V
230V
230V
230V
15.4
15.4
20A
30A
Hgo A
Expanded Polystyrene
(gray/white
tbam)
o
Product
Damage:
Do not
cut, alter
or remove
any of tile expand-
ed polystyrene
(gray/white
foam)
inside
this
air conditioner
(Fig. AL
THE white
FOAM IS PART OF THE UNIT, NOT PACKING
MATERIAL.
For Your
Safety:
Do not
store
or use gasoline
or other
flaInmable
vapors
and
liquids
in the vicinity
of this
or any other
appliance.
The
fumes
can create
a fire hazard
or explosion.
Before
Getting
Started
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Electrical
Requfrements
TooJs Needed
Important
Grounding
Requirements
1. This air conditioner
has a three-prong
grounding
plug
on the power
supply
cord, which
must
be plugged
into
a properly
grounded
three-prong
wall
receptacle
for
your
protection
against
possible
shock
hazard.
For
models
up to and including
7.5 amperes
use grounding
type wall receptacle
to match
cord plug (Fig. B).
Caution:
We
recommend
that
a
qualified
electrician
install
unit
in
accordance
with
the
National
Electrical
Code
and
local
codes
and
ordinances.
Caution:
Use copper
conductors
only.
• Straight
Blade &
• Ruler or
Phillips
&:rewdrivers
tape measure
• Level
• Pencil
Wfndew
Requfrements
Air conditioner
is factory
prepared
for installation
in stan-
dard
double
hung
windows
(air conditioner
cannot
be
installed
in other
types of windows).
The air conditioner
can be installed
in windows
23" to 36" wide when
filler
panels
are used. In windows
19" to 22" wide the air con-
ditioner
can be installed
without
the filler panels.
All win-
dows must
open
at least 12 3/4" vertically.
Install the air conditioner
in a window
where
there will be
enough
clearance
around
the cabinet
to allow ample
cir-
culation
of air through
unit.
All supporting
parts
should
be secured
to firm
wood,
masonry,
or metal.
Caution: Do not block ak circulation to outside louvers of
cabinet.

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