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Bosch BC2600RA Installation Manual

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Bosch Eco26 +
External Model
BC2600RA
To be installed and serviced only
by an authorised person
This appliance is not suitable for
use as a pool heater
The "authorised installing person" is
responsible for:
1. Correct commissioning of this
appliance.
2. Ensure unit performs to the
specifications stated on the
rating label.
3. Demonstrate operation of unit to
customer before leaving.
4.
Hand
these
instructions
customer
.
Service Department: 1300 30 70 37
www.bosch.com.au
SAR8854
Rev. 07/08
Installation Instructions
to
This appliance must be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's
installation instructions, AS5601, AS/NZS3500.4, AS3000 wiring regulations
and all Local Building, Water and Gas fitting regulations.
Failure to install this appliance in accordance with these installation
instructions may void warranty
In the interest of continued product improvement, Bosch reserves the
right to alter these specifications without notice.

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  • Page 1: Installation Manual

    Local Building, Water and Gas fitting regulations. Failure to install this appliance in accordance with these installation instructions may void warranty Service Department: 1300 30 70 37 In the interest of continued product improvement, Bosch reserves the www.bosch.com.au right to alter these specifications without notice. SAR8854...
  • Page 2 Installation Manual Robert Bosch (Australia) Pty. Ltd. CONDENSING GAS WATER HEATER Bosch Eco26 + <BC2600RA > (Outdoor Installation) Potential dangers from accidents during installation and use are divided into the following three categories. Closely observe these warnings, they are critical to your safety.
  • Page 3: Optional Accessories

    Installation Instructions The following accessories are included with the unit. Included Accessories Check for any missing items before starting installation. Part Shape Part Shape Q’ty Q’ty Owner's Guide, Tapping Screw Installation Manual each (this document) The accessories listed below are not Optional Accessories included with the units, but may be necessary for installation.
  • Page 4: Before Installation

    Use Extreme Caution if Using With a Solar Pre-Heater • A solar transfer valve must be installed with all solar applications when using Bosch Eco 26+. • Solar systems installed without a solar transfer valve will void all Bosch warranty.
  • Page 5: Choosing Installation Site

    Installation Instructions Choosing Installation Site * Locate the appliance in an area where water leakage from the unit or connections will not result in damage to the area adjacent to the appliance or to the lower floors of the structure. When such locations cannot be avoided, it is recommended that a suitable drain pan, adequately drained, be installed under the appliance.
  • Page 6: Installation Clearances

    Installation Instructions CAUTION • Install the water heater in a location where it is free from obstacles and stagnant air. • Consult with the customer concerning the location of installation. • Do not install the water heater near staircases or emergency exits. •...
  • Page 7: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions CLEARANCES FOR FLUE TERMINAL (front of heater) The location of the flue terminal must comply with the clearances shown on this page. If you are unsure about clearances not indicated here, in general refer to AS5601, or your local authority. In Western Australia refer to the WA Office of Energy rules and regulations.
  • Page 8: Installation

    Installation Instructions Installation Securing to the wall • Installation must conform with all local building, water or Gas Regulations or AS5601. • The weight of the device will be applied to the wall. If the strength of the wall is not suffi- cient, reinforcement must be done to prevent the transfer of vibration.
  • Page 9: Gas Piping

    Installation Instructions Gas Piping Follow the instructions from the gas supplier. The appliance must be disconnected from the gas supply piping system during any pressure testing of that system at test pressures in excess of 3.5 kPa. The appliance and its gas connections must be leak tested before placing the appliance in operation. The inlet gas pressure must be within the range specified.
  • Page 10: Water Piping

    Installation Instructions Installation and service must be performed Water Piping by a qualified plumber. Observe all applicable codes. This appliance is suitable for potable water applications. Do not use this appliance if any part has been underwater. Immediately call a qualified service technician to inspect the appliance and replace any part of the control system and gas control which has been under water.
  • Page 11 • DO NOT FIT ANY OBSTRUCTION TO THE lar systems fitted without a solar transfer PRESSURE RELIEF LOCATED ON THE HOT valve will void all Bosch Warranty. WATER OUTLET CONNECTION. • A GATE VALVE OR BALL VALVE must be used •...
  • Page 12: Condensate Piping

    Installation Instructions Condensate Piping PLEASE FOLLOW LOCAL CODES ABOUT CONDENSATE PIPING. • This water heater is a high efficiency, fully condensing appliance which produces condensate during operation. Therefore, it is necessary to install condensate piping. The water heater incorporates a col- lection, neutralization, and removal system which must be properly drained in order to ensure proper operation of this appliance.
  • Page 13: Electrical Wiring

    Installation Instructions Consult a qualified electrician Electrical Wiring for the electrical work. Do not connect electrical power to the unit until all electrical wiring has been completed. Disconnect Power This appliance must be electrically earthed in accordance with Electrical Authority Regulations. Caution: Label all wires prior to disconnection when servicing controls.
  • Page 14: Remote Controller

    Install the remote controller according to the installation guide. * The Bosch water heater has been factory set to allow a maximum temperature setting of 55 C. To change the maximum temperature setting, connect the temperature selection wire as shown in the below diagram.
  • Page 15 Installation Instructions Connecting Remote Controller Cord to Unit • Tie the redundant cord outside the water heater. Do not put the extra length inside the water heater. • The remote controller cord can be extended up to 20m. • Be sure to hand tighten when screwing to the terminal block. Power tools may cause damage to the terminal block.
  • Page 16: Maintenance

    Installation Instructions Periodically check the following to ensure proper Maintenance operation of the water heater. • The venting system must be examined periodically by a qualified service technician to check for any leaks or corrosion. • The burner flame must be checked periodically for a proper blue colour and consistency. •...
  • Page 17 Installation Instructions WARNING A fire or explosion may result if these instructions are not followed, which may cause lose of life, personal injury or property damage. Lighting Instructions This water heater does not have a pilot. It is equipped with an ignition device that automatically lights the burner.
  • Page 18 Installation Instructions Dimensions 2-6.5 x 13 OBLONG HOLE 4- 13 FLUE COLLAR 4- 13 AIR INLET AIR INLET 2- 6.5 AIR INLET 3-6.5 x 16.5 OBLONG HOLE COLD WATER INLET DRAIN OUTLET WATER DRAIN VALVE WATER DRAIN VALVE (WATER FILTER) HOT WATER OUTLET WIRING THROUGHWAYS GAS INLET...

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Eco26+