Before Leaving An Installation; Repair And Replacement Parts; Troubleshooting; Electrostatic Discharge (Esd) Precautions - Whirlpool WGFD293 Installation Instructions Manual

93% and 95% 2-stage variable speed gas furnace
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Flue Passages (Qualified Servicer Only)
The heat exchanger flue passageways should be inspected at the
beginning of each heating season. If necessary, clean the
passageways as outlined below.
1. Turn off the electrical power and gas supply to the furnace.
2. Disconnect the gas line and remove the burner/manifold
assembly by removing the screws securing the assembly to
the partition panel.
3. Disconnect the flue pipe system from the induced draft
4. Remove the induced draft blower and, drain and pressure tap
hoses from the recuperator coil front cover.
5. Remove the recuperator coil front cover to expose the coil
tubes and turbulators.
6. Remove the recuperator coil turbulators individually by slowly
pulling each turbulator forward firmly.
7. Clean the recuperator coil tubes using a long handle wire
brush, such as a gun cleaning brush.
8. Clean the primary heat exchanger tubes using a wire brush
attached to a length of high grade stainless steel cable, such
as drain cleanout cable. Attach a variable speed reversible
drill to the other end of the cable. Slowly rotate the cable with
the drill and insert it into one of the heat exchanger tubes.
While reversing the drill, work the cable in and out several
times to obtain sufficient cleaning. Repeat for each tube.
9. Clean the residue from the furnace by using a vacuum
10. Replace the parts removed in the previous steps in reverse
11. Turn on electrical power and gas to furnace. Check for leaks
and proper unit operation.
12. Severe heat exchanger fouling is an indication of an
operational problem. Perform the checks listed in "Start-Up
Procedure and Adjustments" to reduce the chances of
repeated fouling.

Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Precautions

NOTE: Discharge static electricity accumulated in the body
before touching the unit. An electrostatic discharge can adversely
affect electrical components.
Use the following steps during furnace installations 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 uninstalled (ungrounded)
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 furnace
away from the control. Any tools held in a person's hand
during grounding will be discharged also.
Cycle the furnace with the thermostat at least 3 times. Verify
cooling and fan only operation.
Review the Owner's Manual with the homeowner and discuss
proper furnace operation and maintenance.
Leave literature packet near furnace.
When ordering any of the listed functional parts, be sure to
provide the furnace model, manufacturing and serial numbers
with the order.
Although only functional parts are shown in the parts list, all sheet
metal parts, doors, etc., may be ordered by description.
Parts are available from your distributor.
Functional Parts List


3. Service the integrated control module or connecting wiring
after following the discharge process in Step 2.
NOTE: Do not recharge your body with static electricity by
moving or shuffling your feet or touching ungrounded
objects. Repeat Step 2 if you touch an ungrounded object.
4. Follow steps 1 through 3 before removing a new control from
its container or installing the control on a furnace. Return any
old or new controls to their containers before touching any
ungrounded object.
The ignition control is equipped with a momentary pushbutton
switch that can be used to display the last 6 faults on the dual
7-segment LED display. The control must be in Standby Mode
(no thermostat inputs) to use the feature. Depress the switch for
approximately 2 seconds. Release the switch when the LED
display is turned off. The last 6 faults will be displayed most
recent to least recent on the dual 7-segment LED display.
NOTE: Consecutively repeated faults are stored a maximum of
3 times. For example, a clogged return air filter causes the
furnace limit to trip repeatedly. The control will only store this fault
the first 3 consecutive times the fault occurs.

Before Leaving an Installation

Repair and Replacement Parts

Gas Control Valve
Gas Manifold
Natural Gas Orifice
Propane Gas Orifice
Flame sensor
Rollout Limit Switch
Primary Limit Switch
Auxiliary Limit Switch
Pressure Switch
Induced Draft Blower
Door Switch

Fault Recall

Blower Motor
Blower Wheel
Blower Mounting Bracket
Blower Cutoff
Blower Housing
Heat Exchanger
Recuperator Coil
Coil Front Cover
Integrated Control Module


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