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Amana VR8205 Installation Instructions Manual

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GUI* & GCI*
Gas Fired Warm Air
Furnace
Table of Contents
To The Owner .............................................................................. 2
To The Installer ............................................................................ 2
I. Safety and Unit Location..................................................... 3
II. General Information ............................................................. 4
III. Air Requirements ................................................................. 4
IV. Category I Venting (Vertical Venting) ................................. 6
V. Masonry Chimneys .............................................................. 8
VI. Gas Piping .......................................................................... 12
VIl. Electrical Wiring ................................................................. 16
VIlI. Circulating Air and Filters ................................................ 18
X. Start-Up, Adjustments, and Checks ................................ 21
XI. Maintenance ....................................................................... 27
Amana Forced Air Central Furnace Design Complies With Requirements
Embodied in The American National Standard / National Standard of Canada
Shown Below.
ANSI Z21.47•CAN/CGA-2.3 Central Furnaces
ATTENTION INSTALLING PERSONNEL
As a professional installer you have an obligation to
know the product better than the customer.
includes all safety precautions and related items.
Prior to actual installation, thoroughly familiarize
yourself with this Instruction Manual. Pay special
attention to all safety warnings. Often during installation
or repair it is possible to place yourself in a position
which is more hazardous than when the unit is in
operation.
October 1997(1)
Heating Air Conditioning
RECOGNIZE THIS SYMBOL AS A SAFETY PRECAUTION.
Fayetteville, TN 37334
®
Installation Instructions
Affix this manual, Specification Sheet and Users
Information Manual adjacent to the furnace.
Remember, it is your responsibility to install the product
This
safely and to know it well enough to be able to instruct
a customer in its safe use.
Safety is a matter of common sense...a matter of
thinking before acting. Most dealers have a list of
specific good safety practices...follow them.
The precautions listed in this Installation Manual should
not supersede existing practices but should be
considered as supplemental information.
Amana
10759818

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  • Page 1

    IX. Sequence of Operation (Integrated Ignition Control) ... 21 X. Start-Up, Adjustments, and Checks ... 21 XI. Maintenance ... 27 Amana Forced Air Central Furnace Design Complies With Requirements Embodied in The American National Standard / National Standard of Canada Shown Below.

  • Page 2: To The Owner, To The Installer

    To The Owner It is important that you fill out the owner’s registration card and mail it today. This will assist Amana in contacting you should any service or warranty information change in the future. When filling in the registration card, be sure to include the Model, Manufacturing and Serial Numbers, plus the installation date.

  • Page 3: I. Safety And Unit Location

    I. Safety and Unit Location WARNING To prevent personal injury or death due to improper installation, alteration, service, or, maintenance refer to this manual or for additional assistance or information consult a qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier. WARNING This product contains or produces a chemical or chemicals which may cause...

  • Page 4: Ii. General Information, Iii. Air Requirements

    • When installed in a residential garage, the furnace must be positioned so the burners and ignition source are located not less than 18 inches (457 mm) above the floor and protected from physical damage by vehicles. II. General Information WARNING Possible death, personal injury or property damage due to fire, explosion, smoke, soot,...

  • Page 5

    (c) In addition to air needed for combustion, process air shall be provided as required for: cooling of equipment or material, controlling dew point, heating, drying, oxidation or dilution, safety exhaust, odor control, and air for compres- sors. (d) In addition to air needed for combustion, air shall be supplied for ventilation, including all air required for comfort and proper working conditions for personnel.

  • Page 6: Iv. Category I Venting (vertical Venting)

    Common venting with specific Amana Category I 80% furnaces is allowed with the addition of a common vent kit (CVK) for each appliance. Contact the local installing dealer,...

  • Page 7

    The minimum vent diameter for the Category I venting system is as shown below: MINIMUM VENT DIAMETER MODEL GUI* 3 Inch 4 Inch 4 Inch 5 Inch 5 Inch Under some conditions, larger vents than those shown above may be required or allowed. When an existing furnace is removed from a venting system serving other appliances , the venting system may be too large to properly vent the remaining attached appliances.

  • Page 8: V. Masonry Chimneys

    Figure 7 Blower Assembly 3. Remove and save the four screws which hold the rotation plate on the partition panel. Note that one of the screws which hold the induced draft blower on the rotation plate needs to be removed. 4.

  • Page 9

    CHECKLIST SUMMARY This checklist serves as a summary of the items to be checked before venting an Air Command 80 furnace into a masonry chimney. In addition, we recommend that a quali- fied serviceman use this checklist to perform a yearly inspection of the furnace venting system.

  • Page 10

    More than 10' NOTE: No Height above parapet required when distance Wall or Parapet from walls or parapet is more than 10 feet. More than 10' 10" Ridge 2' Min. Chimney Figure 10 Termination More Than 10 Feet From Ridge, Wall or Parapet CHECK 2 - ANY SOLID OR LIQUID FUEL APPLIANCES VENTED INTO THIS CHIMNEY...

  • Page 11

    Use a flashlight and small mirror at the cleanout or vent connector to inspect the clay tile liner. If any of the following problems are present: • Tile sections misaligned • Tile sections missing • Gaps between tile sections • Signs of condensate drainage at the cleanout or vent connectors •...

  • Page 12: Vi. Gas Piping

    A B-vent installed as described in this section is considered to be an enclosed vent system, and the sizing tables in National Fuel Gas Code, NFPA 54/ANSI Z223.1 - latest edition and in the National Standard of Canada, CAN/CGA B149.1 and CAN/CGA B149.2 - latest editions and amend- ments may be used.

  • Page 13

    NATURAL GAS CONNECTION Refer to Figure 11 for the general layout at the furnace. The following rules apply: 1. Use black iron or steel pipe and fittings for the building piping. 2. Use pipe joint compound on male threads only. Pipe joint compound must be resistant to the action of the fuel used.

  • Page 14

    When the gas piping enters through the left side of the furnace, the installer must supply the following fittings (starting from the gas valve): • Straight pipe to reach the exterior of the furnace (Fig- ures 14 & 15). • A ground joint union, drip leg, and manual shutoff valve must also be supplied by the installer.

  • Page 15

    CHECKING GAS PIPING CAUTION To prevent personal injury or property damage due to fire, the following instructions must be performed regarding gas connections, pressure testing, location of shutoff valve and installation of gas piping. Before placing in operation, leak test the unit and gas connections.

  • Page 16: Vil. Electrical Wiring

    Sizing Between Single or Second Stage Regulator and Appliance* Maximum Propane Capacities Listed are Based on 1/2" W.C. pressure drop at 11" W.C. setting. Capacities in 1,000 BTU/hour. Pipe or Tubing Tubing Size, O.D. Type L Length, 3/8" 1/2" 5/8" 3/4"...

  • Page 17

    WARNING To prevent death or personal injury due to electric shock, disconnect electrical power. 1. Remove both doors from the furnace. 2. Remove and save the screws holding the junction box to the left side of the furnace. 3. Disconnect the hose from the pressure switch. Leave the other end attached to the induced draft blower.

  • Page 18: Vili. Circulating Air And Filters

    HEAT ANTICIPATOR SETTING Adjust the heat anticipator in the room to obtain the proper number of heating cycles per hour. The heat anticipator is a wire-wound adjustable heater that prevents the room temperature from “overshooting” the room thermostat set- ting. The heat anticipator must be set at 0.7 amps. The heat anticipator is part of the thermostat.

  • Page 19

    Minimum Recommended Filter Sizes Qty. - Nominal Size, Inches (Sq. In. Surface Area) Size_Air Flow Disposable 045_30 1 - 20 X 25 (500) 070_30 1 - 20 X 25 (500) 070_40 2 - 14 X 25 (350) 090_30 1 - 24 X 24 (576) 090_50 2 - 18 X 25 (450) 115_40...

  • Page 20

    Timing Chart for Integrated Ignition Control Normal Heating Operation Air Circulation Blower Induced Draft Blower Gas Valve Ignitor Pressure Switch Combustion Blower Thermostat Integrated Ignition Control Diagnostic Signal Chart Light Signal Continuous Light 1 Flash 2 Flashes 3 Flashes 4 Flashes 5 Flashes Continuous Flashing Timing Chart for Normal Cooling Operation...

  • Page 21: Ix. Sequence Of Operation (integrated Ignition Control), X. Start-up, Adjustments, And Checks

    CAUTION To prevent personal injury, use only blunt pointed screws to attach the plenum to the furnace and filter rack. Screws should not be placed where they could interfere with filter replacement. Dimension "A", Siz e_Air Inches F low F iberglass T hrow aw ay Perm.

  • Page 22

    ROLLOUT PROTECTION DEVICE If the flames from the burners are not properly drawn into the heat exchanger, a protection device will open causing the gas valve to close. In GUI(-) furnaces installed horizon- tal right-to-left airflow, the device must be relocated. Supply Figure 31 Right To Left Installation...

  • Page 23

    BURNER BOX This furnace must use indoor air for combustion. It is not a direct vent furnace, and it cannot be installed as a direct vent furnace. The burner box (on some models) is present only to reduce the burner sound transmission. AUXILIARY LIMIT CONTROL (FIGURE 35) A manual reset limit is located on the blower side of the blower deck, near the center.

  • Page 24: Gas Valves

    Note: This furnace is equipped with an ignition device to automatically light the burners. Do not try to light burners by hand. 5. Honeywell Model VR8205, or White Rodgers Model 36E36, or Robertshaw Model 7222: Turn the gas control knob clockwise Note: The knob should turn easily.

  • Page 25

    Gas inlet pressure should be checked and adjusted in accordance to the type of fuel being consumed. With Power and Gas Off: 1. Honeywell Model VR8205, or White Rodgers Models 36E36 or 36E22, or Robertshaw Model 7222: Connect a water manometer or adequate gauge to the “inlet pressure tap”...

  • Page 26

    3. INPUT = GAS HTG VALUE x 3600 SEC. PER CUBIC FOOT (3600 is a conversion factor- 3600 seconds = 1 hour.) Example: Natural gas with a heating value of 1000 BTU per cubic foot and 34 seconds per cubic foot as deter- mined by Step 2, then: Input = 1000 x 3600 x 34 = 106,000 BTU per Hour...

  • Page 27: Xi. Maintenance, Amana

    XI. Maintenance WARNING To prevent death or personal injury due to electric shock, disconnect electrical power before performing any maintenance. IMPORTANT NOTE: Handle the ignitor with care. Touch- ing the ignitor body with bare fingers, rough handling, or vibration could result in early ignitor failure. Only a qualified servicer should ever handle the ignitor.

  • Page 28

    The furnace-mounted filter rack includes a rack mounted on the top of the furnace. Two filters fit into the rack and rest against the sides of the return air plenum, forming a “V” above the furnace. The filters should be inspected frequently and cleaned or replaced when necessary.

  • Page 29

    2. Although only functional parts are shown in the parts list, all sheet metal parts, doors, etc. may be ordered by description. 3. Parts are available from your Amana distributor Gas Valve Gas Orifice, Natural Gas Orifice, Propane...

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