Desa EFS33NR, EFS33NRA, EFS33PR, EFS33PRA VSGF33NR, VSGF33NRA, VSGF33PR, VSGF33PRA Indoor Fireplace User Manual

UNVENTED (VENT-FREE)
GAS FIREPLACE
OWNER’S OPERATION AND INSTALLATION MANUAL
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EFS33NR, EFS33NRA
EFS33PR, EFS33PRA
VSGF33NR, VSGF33NRA
VSGF33PR, VSGF33PRA
Remote-Ready Fireplace
System
WARNING: If the information in this manual is not
followed exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
— Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable
vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any
other appliance.
— WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS
• Do not try to light any appliance.
• Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use
any phone in your building.
• Immediately call your gas supplier from a
neighbor’s phone. Follow the gas supplier’s
instructions.
• If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the
fire department.
— Installation and service must be performed by a
qualified installer, service agency, or the gas supplier.
Shown with optional
cabinet mantel,
hearth base, and trim
accessories.
WARNING: Improper installation, adjustment, alteration, service, or maintenance can cause
injury or property damage. Refer to this manual for correct
installation and operational procedures. For assistance or additional information consult a
qualified installer, service
agency, or the gas supplier.
WARNING: This is an unvented
gas-fired heater. It uses air (oxygen) from the room in which it is
installed. Provisions for adequate
combustion and ventilation air
must be provided. Refer to Air for
Combustion and Ventilation section on page 4 of this manual.
This appliance may be installed in an aftermarket,* permanently located, manufactured
(mobile) home, where not prohibited by local codes.
This appliance is only for use with the type of gas indicated on the rating plate. This appliance
is not convertible for use with other gases.
* Aftermarket: Completion of sale, not for purpose of resale, from the manufacturer
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SAFETY INFORMATION
TABLE OF CONTENTS
SAFETY INFORMATION ............................................................ 2
TROUBLESHOOTING .............................................................. 20
PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION ..................................................... 3
WIRING DIAGRAM ................................................................... 23
LOCAL CODES ........................................................................... 4
SPECIFICATIONS .................................................................... 23
UNPACKING ............................................................................... 4
REPLACEMENT PARTS .......................................................... 23
PRODUCT FEATURES .............................................................. 4
SERVICE HINTS ....................................................................... 23
AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND VENTILATION ........................... 4
TECHNICAL SERVICE ............................................................. 23
INSTALLATION ........................................................................... 7
ILLUSTRATED PARTS BREAKDOWN AND PARTS LIST ....... 24
OPERATING FIREPLACE ........................................................ 15
ACCESSORIES ........................................................................ 28
INSPECTING BURNERS .......................................................... 18
OWNER’S REGISTRATION FORM .......................................... 31
CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE ............................................ 19
WARRANTY INFORMATION ...................................... Back Cover
SAFETY INFORMATION
WARNINGS
WARNING: This product contains and/or generates
chemicals known to the State of California to cause
cancer or birth defects, or other reproductive harm.
IMPORTANT: Read this owner’s manual carefully and
completely before trying to assemble, operate, or service this heater. Improper use of this heater can cause
serious injury or death from burns, fire, explosion,
electrical shock, and carbon monoxide poisoning.
DANGER: Carbon monoxide poisoning may lead
to death!
WARNING: Do not allow fans to blow directly into
the fireplace. Avoid any drafts that alter burner flame
patterns. Ceiling fans can create drafts that alter
burner flame patterns. Altered burner patterns can
cause sooting.
Due to high temperatures, the appliance should be
located out of traffic and away from furniture and
draperies.
Do not place clothing or other flammable material on
or near the appliance. Never place any objects on
the heater.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Early signs of carbon monoxide
poisoning resemble the flu, with headaches, dizziness, or nausea.
If you have these signs, the heater may not be working properly.
Get fresh air at once! Have heater serviced. Some people are
more affected by carbon monoxide than others. These include
pregnant women, people with heart or lung disease or anemia,
those under the influence of alcohol, and those at high altitudes.
Fireplace front and screen become very hot when
running fireplace. Keep children and adults away
from hot surfaces to avoid burns or clothing ignition.
Fireplace will remain hot for a time after shutdown.
Allow surfaces to cool before touching.
Natural and Propane/LP Gas: Natural and propane/LP gases are
Carefully supervise young children when they are in
the room with fireplace. When using the optional
hand-held remote accessory, keep selector switch in
the OFF position to prevent children from turning on
burners with remote.
odorless. An odor-making agent is added to the gas. The odor
helps you detect a gas leak. However, the odor added to the gas can
fade. Gas may be present even though no odor exists.
Make certain you read and understand all warnings. Keep this manual
for reference. It is your guide to safe and proper operation of this heater.
WARNING: Any change to this heater or its controls
can be dangerous.
You must operate this fireplace with the fireplace
screen and hood in place. Make sure fireplace screen
and hood are in place before running heater.
WARNING: Do not use a blower insert, heat
exchanger insert, or other accessory not approved
for use with this fireplace.
Keep the appliance area clear and free from combustible materials, gasoline, and other flammable vapors
and liquids.
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SAFETY INFORMATION
PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
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SAFETY INFORMATION
Continued
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This appliance is only for use with the type of gas indicated on
the rating plate. This appliance is not convertible for use with
other gases.
Do not place propane/LP supply tank(s) inside any structure. Locate propane/LP supply tank(s) outdoors (propane/LP units only).
If you smell gas
• shut off gas supply
• do not try to light any appliance
• do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any phone in
your building
• immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone.
Follow the gas supplier’s instructions
• if you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department
This fireplace shall not be installed in a bedroom or bathroom.
Do not use this fireplace as a wood-burning fireplace. Use only
the logs provided with the fireplace.
Do not add extra logs or ornaments such as pine cones, vermiculite, or rock wool. Using these added items can cause sooting. Do not add lava rock around base. Rock and debris could
fall into the control area of fireplace.
To prevent the creation of soot, follow the instructions in Cleaning and Maintenance, page 19.
Before using furniture polish, wax, carpet cleaner, or similar
products, turn heater off. If heated, the vapors from these products may create a white powder residue within burner box or
on adjacent walls or furniture.
This fireplace needs fresh air ventilation to run properly. This
fireplace has an Oxygen Depletion Sensing (ODS) safety
shutoff system. The ODS shuts down the fireplace if enough
fresh air is not available. See Air for Combustion and Ventilation, pages 4 through 6. If fireplace keeps shutting off, see
Troubleshooting, pages 20 through 23.
Do not run fireplace
• where flammable liquids or vapors are used or stored
• under dusty conditions
Do not use this fireplace to cook food or burn paper or other
objects.
Do not use fireplace if any part has been exposed to or under
water. Immediately call a qualified service technician to inspect the fireplace and to replace any part of the control system and any gas control which has been under water.
Do not operate fireplace if any log is broken. Do not operate
fireplace if a log is chipped (dime-sized or larger).
Turn fireplace off and let cool before servicing. Only a qualified service person should service and repair fireplace.
15. Operating fireplace above elevations of 4,500 feet could cause
pilot outage.
16. To prevent performance problems in propane/LP units, do not
use propane/LP fuel tanks of less than 100 lbs. capacity (propane/LP units only).
17. Provide adequate clearances around air openings.
PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
Rear Log
Rear Burner
Front Log
Middle
Log
Piezo Ignitor
WAR
MER
COO
LER
ON
OFF
AUT
O
TEM
P
Front Burner
Optional Remote Control
Figure 1 - Log Base Assembly (VSGF33NRA Shown)
Top Louver
Assembly
Top Outer
Casing
Fireplace
Hood
Firebox
Support
Optional
Blower
Assembly
(Not
Included)
Screen
Assembly
Figure 2 - Fireplace (VSGF33NRA Shown)
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Base
Assembly
Bottom
Louver
Assembly
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LOCAL CODES
UNPACKING
PRODUCT FEATURES
AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND VENTILATION
LOCAL CODES
Install and use fireplace with care. Follow all local codes. In the
absence of local codes, use the latest edition of The National Fuel
Gas Code ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54*.
*Available from:
American National Standards Institute, Inc.
1430 Broadway
New York, NY 10018
National Fire Protection Association, Inc.
Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02269
Note: Where listed vented decorative logs are required, thermostat
operation is not permitted.
UNPACKING
CAUTION: Do not remove the data plates attached
to the heater base assembly. The data plates contain
important warranty and safety information.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
With utility knife, cut the carton all the way around above the
staples on the bottom tray. Lift the carton off the heater. Remove packing. Note: The hood is located in the packing on
the right hand side of the heater front. Lift the heater off the
bottom tray.
Locate two screws above top corners of the fireplace screen.
Remove and discard these screws. Lift fireplace screen up and
pull out to remove.
Remove protective packaging applied to logs, log base assembly, and fireplace.
Remove fireplace hood from carton insert.
Check all items for any shipping damage. If damaged, promptly
inform dealer where you bought fireplace.
PRODUCT FEATURES
OPERATION
This vent-free fireplace is clean burning. It requires no outside
venting. There is no heat loss out a vent or up a chimney. Heat is
generated by both realistic flames and glowing embers. When used
without the optional blower, the fireplace requires no electricity
making it ideal for emergency backup heat.
SAFETY DEVICE
This fireplace has a pilot with an Oxygen Depletion Sensing (ODS)
safety shutoff system. The ODS/pilot is a required feature for ventfree room heaters. The ODS/pilot system shuts off the fireplace if
there is not enough fresh air.
PIEZO IGNITION SYSTEM
This fireplace has a piezo ignitor. This system requires no matches,
batteries, or other sources to light fireplace.
OPTIONAL REMOTE CONTROL ACCESSORY
There are four optional remote controls (not included) that can be
purchased separately for this log heater:
• wall switch
• wall thermostat
• hand-held ON/OFF remote
• hand-held thermostat remote
See Accessories, pages 28 through 30.
OPTIONAL BLOWER ASSEMBLY
ACCESSORY
This fireplace accepts an optional blower assembly (not included).
The GA3700TA Series blower operates thermostatically and features a variable speed control. The GA3700 Series operates manually and also features a variable speed control. The blower circulates
heated air from the fireplace into the room. Use of blower is
optional. See Accessories, pages 28 through 30.
AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND
VENTILATION
WARNING: This heater shall not be installed in a
confined space or unusually tight construction unless provisions are provided for adequate combustion and ventilation air. Read the following instructions to insure proper fresh air for this and other
fuel-burning appliances in your home.
Today’s homes are built more energy efficient than ever. New
materials, increased insulation, and new construction methods help
reduce heat loss in homes. Home owners weather strip and caulk
around windows and doors to keep the cold air out and the warm air
in. During heating months, home owners want their homes as
airtight as possible.
While it is good to make your home energy efficient, your home
needs to breathe. Fresh air must enter your home. All fuel-burning
appliances need fresh air for proper combustion and ventilation.
Exhaust fans, fireplaces, clothes dryers, and fuel burning appliances
draw air from the house to operate. You must provide adequate fresh
air for these appliances. This will insure proper venting of vented
fuel-burning appliances.
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AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND VENTILATION
Providing Adequate Ventilation
Determining Fresh-Air Flow for Heater Location
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AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND
VENTILATION
Continued
PROVIDING ADEQUATE VENTILATION
The following are excerpts from National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI
Z223.1/NFPA 54, Section 5.3, Air for Combustion and Ventilation.
All spaces in homes fall into one of the three following ventilation
classifications:
1. Unusually Tight Construction
2. Unconfined Space
3. Confined Space
The information on pages 4 through 6 will help you classify your
space and provide adequate ventilation.
DETERMINING FRESH-AIR FLOW FOR
HEATER LOCATION
Determining if You Have a Confined or
Unconfined Space
Use this work sheet to determine if you have a confined or unconfined space.
Space: Includes the room in which you will install heater plus any adjoining
rooms with doorless passageways or ventilation grills between the rooms.
1.
Length x Width x Height = ___________ cu. ft. (volume of space)
Example: Space size 20 ft. (length) x 16 ft. (width) x 8 ft. (ceiling
height) = 2560 cu. ft. (volume of space)
Unusually Tight Construction
The air that leaks around doors and windows may provide enough
fresh air for combustion and ventilation. However, in buildings of
unusually tight construction, you must provide additional fresh air.
Unusually tight construction is defined as construction
where:
a. walls and ceilings exposed to the outside atmosphere
have a continuous water vapor retarder with a rating
of one perm (6 x 10-11 kg per pa-sec-m2) or less with
openings gasketed or sealed and
b. weather stripping has been added on openable windows and doors and
c. caulking or sealants are applied to areas such as
joints around window and door frames, between sole
plates and floors, between wall-ceiling joints, between
wall panels, at penetrations for plumbing, electrical,
and gas lines, and at other openings.
If your home meets all of the three criteria above,
you must provide additional fresh air. See Ventilation
Air From Outdoors, page 6.
If additional ventilation to adjoining room is supplied with grills or openings, add the volume of these rooms to the total volume of the space.
2.
Multiply the space volume by 20 to determine the maximum Btu/Hr
the space can support.
__________ (volume of space) x 20 = (Maximum Btu/Hr the space
can support)
Example: 3,168 cu. ft. (volume of space) x 20 = 63,360 (maximum
Btu/Hr the space can support)
3.
Add the Btu/Hr of all fuel burning appliances in the space.
Vent-free heater
_____________ Btu/Hr
Gas water heater*
_____________ Btu/Hr
Gas furnace
_____________ Btu/Hr
Vented gas heater
_____________ Btu/Hr
Gas fireplace logs
_____________ Btu/Hr
Other gas appliances* + _____________ Btu/Hr
Total
= _____________ Btu/Hr
* Do not include direct-vent gas appliances. Direct-vent draws combustion air from the outdoors and vents to the outdoors.
Example:
40,000
Gas water heater
_____________
Btu/Hr
33,000
Vent-free heater
+ _____________
Btu/Hr
73,000
Total
= _____________
Btu/Hr
If your home does not meet all of the three criteria above,
proceed to Determining Fresh-Air Flow For Heater Location, column 2.
Confined and Unconfined Space
The National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 defines a
confined space as a space whose volume is less than 50 cubic feet
per 1,000 Btu per hour (4.8 m3 per kw) of the aggregate input rating
of all appliances installed in that space and an unconfined space as
a space whose volume is not less than 50 cubic feet per 1,000 Btu per
hour (4.8 m3 per kw) of the aggregate input rating of all appliances
installed in that space. Rooms communicating directly with the
space in which the appliances are installed*, through openings not
furnished with doors, are considered a part of the unconfined space.
Determine the volume of the space (length x width x height).
4.
Compare the maximum Btu/Hr the space can support with the actual
amount of Btu/Hr used.
__________________ Btu/Hr (maximum the space can support)
__________________ Btu/Hr (actual amount of Btu/Hr used)
Example: 63,360 Btu/Hr (maximum the space can support)
73,000 Btu/Hr (actual amount of Btu/Hr used)
* Adjoining rooms are communicating only if there are doorless
passageways or ventilation grills between them.
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AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND VENTILATION
Determining Fresh-Air Flow for Heater Location (Cont.)
Ventilation Air
AIR FOR COMBUSTION AND
VENTILATION
Continued
The space in the example on page 5 is a confined space because the actual
Btu/Hr used is more than the maximum Btu/Hr the space can support. You
must provide additional fresh air. Your options are as follows:
A.
Rework worksheet, adding the space of an adjoining room. If the
extra space provides an unconfined space, remove door to adjoining
room or add ventilation grills between rooms. See Ventilation Air From
Inside Building.
B.
Vent room directly to the outdoors. See Ventilation Air From Outdoors.
C.
Install a lower Btu/Hr heater, if lower Btu/Hr size makes room unconfined.
12"
Ventilation
Grills
Into Adjoining
Room,
Option 1
If the actual Btu/Hr used is less than the maximum Btu/Hr the space can support,
the space is an unconfined space. You will need no additional fresh air ventilation.
Ventilation Grills
Into Adjoining Room,
Option 2
Or
Remove
Door into
Adjoining
Room,
Option
3
12"
WARNING: If the area in which the heater may be
operated is smaller than that defined as an unconfined space or if the building is of unusually tight
construction, provide adequate combustion and ventilation air by one of the methods described in the
National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 Section 5.3 or applicable local codes.
Figure 3 - Ventilation Air from Inside Building
VENTILATION AIR
Outlet
Air
Ventilation Air From Inside Building
This fresh air would come from an adjoining unconfined space.
When ventilating to an adjoining unconfined space, you must
provide two permanent openings: one within 12" of the ceiling and
one within 12" of the floor on the wall connecting the two spaces
(see options 1 and 2, Figure 3). You can also remove door into
adjoining room (see option 3, Figure 3). Follow the National Fuel
Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54, Section 5.3, Air for Combustion
and Ventilation for required size of ventilation grills or ducts.
Ventilation Air From Outdoors
Provide extra fresh air by using ventilation grills or ducts. You must
provide two permanent openings: one within 12" of the ceiling and
one within 12" of the floor. Connect these items directly to the
outdoors or spaces open to the outdoors. These spaces include attics
and crawl spaces. Follow the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI
Z223.1/NFPA 54, Section 5.3, Air for Combustion and Ventilation
for required size of ventilation grills or ducts.
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IMPORTANT: Do not provide openings for inlet or outlet air into
attic if attic has a thermostat-controlled power vent. Heated air
entering the attic will activate the power vent.
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INSTALLATION
Check Gas Type
Electrical Hookup
Installing Hood
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INSTALLATION
NOTICE: This heater is intended for use as supplemental heat. Use this heater along with your primary
heating system. Do not install this heater as your
primary heat source. If you have a central heating
system, you may run system’s circulating blower
while using heater. This will help circulate the heat
throughout the house. In the event of a power outage,
you can use this heater as your primary heat source.
WARNING: A qualified service person must install fireplace. Follow all local codes.
WARNING: Never install the fireplace
• in a bedroom or bathroom
• in a recreational vehicle
• where curtains, furniture, clothing, or other flammable objects are less than 42 inches from the
front, top, or sides of the heater
• in high traffic areas
• in windy or drafty areas
CHECK GAS TYPE
Use the correct gas type (natural or propane/LP) for your fireplace.
If your gas supply is not correct, do not install fireplace. Call dealer
where you bought fireplace for proper type fireplace.
ELECTRICAL HOOKUP
(Models GA3700 Series and GA3700T Series
Blower Accessories, and GA3555 Internal
Duplex Kit)
This fireplace accepts a blower assembly with an electrical cord.
The electrical cord is five feet in length. You must locate fireplace
within reach of a 120 volt grounded electrical outlet. If not, you must
install an electrical outlet within reach of fireplace power cord. The
GA3555 outlet accessory may be used for built-in applications with
blower accessory installed.
INSTALLING HOOD
Install hood to rail already installed in fireplace as shown in Figure
5. Use 3 Phillips screws provided.
Hood
Rail
CAUTION: This fireplace creates warm air currents. These currents move heat to wall surfaces next
to fireplace. Installing fireplace next to vinyl or cloth
wall coverings or operating heater where impurities
(such as, but not limited, to tobacco smoke, aromatic
candles, cleaning fluids, oil or kerosene lamps, etc.)
in the air exist, may discolor walls or cause odors.
Note: Your fireplace is designed to be used in zero clearance
installations. Wall or framing material can be placed directly against
any exterior surface on the rear, sides, or top of your fireplace,
except where standoff spacers are integrally attached. If standoff
spacers are attached to your fireplace, these spacers can be placed
directly against wall or framing materials.
Screw
Use the dimensions shown for rough openings to create the easiest
installation. See Built-In Fireplace Installation, pages 10 and 11.
IMPORTANT: Vent-free heaters add moisture to the air. Although
this is beneficial, installing fireplace in rooms without enough
ventilation air may cause mildew to form from too much moisture.
See Air for Combustion and Ventilation, pages 4 through 6.
Figure 5 - Installing Hood
IMPORTANT: Make sure the fireplace is level. If fireplace is not
level, log set will not work properly.
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INSTALLATION
Assembling and Attaching Optional Brass Trim
Installation Clearances
Conventional Fireplace Installation
INSTALLATION
Continued
ASSEMBLING AND ATTACHING OPTIONAL
BRASS TRIM
(Included with Mantel Accessory)
IMPORTANT: If you are recessing the firebox in a wall, do not
attach brass trim at this time. See Built-In Fireplace Installation,
pages 10 and 11.
Note: The instructions below show assembling and attaching brass
trim to fireplace.
1. Remove packaging from three pieces of brass trim.
2. Locate four brass screws, two adjusting plates with set screws,
and two shims in the hardware packet.
3. Align shim under adjusting plate as shown in Figure 6.
4. Slide one end of adjusting plate/shim in slot on mitered edge
of top brass trim (see Figure 6).
5. Slide other end of adjusting plate/shim in slot on mitered edge
of side brass trim (see Figure 6).
6. While firmly holding edges of brass trim together, tighten both
set screws on the adjusting plate with slotted screwdriver.
7. Repeat steps 1 through 6 for other side.
8. Tighten trim hanging screws (#10 x 6.25 shoulder) into holes
in cabinets. Place the assembled trim onto fireplace cabinet.
Align hanging notches on trim with hanging screws on side of
fireplace (see Figure 7). Push trim firmly into place, sliding
hanging notches over hanging screws.
Side Brass
Trim
Set Screws
Adjusting
Plate
INSTALLATION CLEARANCES
WARNING: Maintain the minimum clearances. If
you can, provide greater clearances from floor, ceiling, and adjoining wall.
Carefully follow the instructions below. This will ensure safe
installation.
Minimum Clearances For Side Combustible
Material, Side Wall, and Ceiling
A. Clearances from the side of the fireplace cabinet to any combustible material and wall should follow diagram in Figure 8.
Example: The face of a mantel, bookshelf, etc. is made of
combustible material and protrudes 3 1/2" from the wall. This
combustible material must be 4" from the side of the fireplace
opening (see Figure 8).
B. Clearances from the top of the fireplace opening to the ceiling
should not be less than 42 inches.
MINIMUM CLEARANCE TO
COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS
Top
0"
Left and
Right Sides
16"
Bottom
and Rear
0"
Top
Brass
Trim
Example
Shim
Slot Mitered Edge
Figure 6 - Assembling Brass Trim
Slot
*
Trim
Hanging
Screws
*Minimum 16 inches from Side Wall
Figure 8 - Minimum Clearance for Combustible to Wall
CONVENTIONAL FIREPLACE INSTALLATION
Hanging
Notches
on Trim
Assembled
Brass Trim
Conventional installation of this fireplace involves installing fireplace along with the corner, face, or cabinet mantel with hearth base
accessories against a wall in your home. Follow the instructions in
this section to install the fireplace in this manner.
Note: The instructions in this section show installation using the
cabinet mantel and the G3333F/G3334U/G3004W/G3335F/
G3007U series hearth base accessories. The hearth base accessory
shown is optional for this installation. You can install fireplace and
Figure 7 - Attaching Brass Trim to Fireplace (VSGF33NRA Shown)
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Conventional Fireplace Installation (Cont.)
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INSTALLATION
Continued
Rigid Pipe and Gas
Shutoff Valve
Electrical
cabinet/corner mantel directly on the floor. The corner mantel
Outlet
accessory cannot be installed with the G3333F/G3334U/G3004W/
G3335F/G3007U hearth base. The corner mantel can be paired with
the G3008F/G3009U/G3010F corner hearth base. If mounting
Gas Line
fireplace and cabinet or corner mantel to the floor, an optional Hearth
Access
G3005J/3005S/3005B Slim Base kit may be installed.
Hole
Base
1. Assemble cabinet mantel, hearth base, and trim accessories.
Assembly instructions are included with each accessory.
Figure 9 - Placing Hearth Base Accessory Against Wall
2. When installing blower, install a properly grounded, 120 volt
three-prong electrical outlet at fireplace location if an outlet is
not there. If possible, locate outlet so cabinet mantel will cover
Cabinet
it when installed (see Figure 9).
Mantel
3. Install gas piping to fireplace location. This installation includes
an approved flexible gas line (if allowed by local codes) after
the equipment shutoff valve. The flexible gas line must be the
last item installed on the gas piping. See Installing Gas Piping
to Fireplace Location, pages 11 and 12.
4. Place hearth base accessory against wall at installation location. Cut an access hole in hearth top to run flexible gas line to
fireplace (see Figure 9). Make sure to locate access hole so
cabinet mantel will cover it when installed. Note: You can
secure base to floor using wood screws. Countersink screw Figure 10 - Installing Cabinet Mantel
heads and putty over.
5. Route flexible gas line through access hole in hearth base.
6. Center cabinet mantel on hearth base (see Figure 10). Make
sure mantel is flush against wall.
7. Break off nailing flanges (see Figure 11) with hammer or pliers.
Nailing
Flanges
8. Place cardboard or other protective material on top of hearth
base. Carefully set fireplace on protective material, with back
of fireplace inside mantel opening.
9. Attach flexible gas line from fireplace gas regulator to gas supply. See Connecting Fireplace to Gas Supply, page 12.
10. If blower is installed, route blower electrical cord through access holes in either side of fireplace. Note: Bushing may be Figure 11 - Location of Nailing Flanges
moved if necessary. Plug electrical cord into electrical outlet.
11. Carefully insert fireplace into cabinet mantel. Be careful not
to scratch or damage hearth base, cabinet mantel, or any laminate trim on hearth base. Remove protective material from top
of hearth base and from front of fireplace (if any). Note: You
can secure fireplace to hearth or floor. Open lower louver.
Locate screw holes in bottom of base. Tighten wood screws
through these holes and into hearth or floor.
12. Check all gas connections for leaks. See Checking Gas Connections, page 13.
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Built-In Fireplace Installation
INSTALLATION
Continued
BUILT-IN FIREPLACE INSTALLATION
Built-in installation of this fireplace involves installing fireplace
into a framed-in enclosure. This makes the front of fireplace flush
with wall. If installing a mantel above the fireplace, you must follow
the clearances shown in Figure 16, page 11. Follow the instructions
below to install the fireplace in this manner.
Height
Front Width
Depth
Actual
Framing
3
32 /8"
33"
5
34 /16"
1
35 /2"
11/ "
16
17 3/4"
16
Frame in rough opening. Use dimensions shown in Figure 13
for the rough opening.If installing in a corner, use dimensions
shown in Figure 14 for the rough opening. The height is 33"
which is the same as the wall opening above.
2. If using blower, install and properly ground GA3555, threeprong 120 volt electrical outlet, in fireplace. Follow instructions included in kit.
3. Install gas piping into fireplace location. This installation includes an approved flexible gas line (if allowed by local codes)
after the equipment shutoff valve. The flexible gas line must
be the last item installed on the gas piping. See Installing Gas
Piping to Fireplace Location, pages 11 and 12.
4. Carefully set fireplace in front of rough opening with back of
fireplace inside wall opening.
5. Carefully insert fireplace into rough opening.
6. Attach flexible gas line to gas supply. See Connecting Fireplace to Gas Supply, page 12.
7. Attach fireplace to wall studs using nails or wood screws
through holes in nailing flange (see Figure 15).
8. Check all gas connections for leaks. See Checking Gas Connections, page 13.
9. Plug electrical cord into electrical outlet installed in step 2.
10. Install brass trim after final finishing and/or painting of wall
(see Figure 7, page 8).
17 3/4"
33"
35 1/2"
Figure 13 - Rough Opening for Installing in Wall
1.
39 3/8"
27 7/8"
35 1/2"
55 5/8"
Figure 14 - Rough Opening for Installing in Corner
Nails or
Wood
Screws
Nailing Flanges
Figure 15 - Attaching Fireplace to Wall Studs
Mantel Clearances for Built-In Installation
If placing mantel above built-in fireplace, you must meet minimum
clearance between mantel shelf and top of fireplace opening.
NOTICE: If your installation does not meet the minimum clearances shown, you must do one of the
following:
• raise the mantel to an acceptable height
• remove the mantel
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Installing Gas Piping to Fireplace Location
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11
INSTALLATION
Continued
NOTICE: Surface temperatures of adjacent walls and
mantels become hot during operation. Walls and
mantels above the firebox may become hot to the
touch. If installed properly, these temperatures meet
the requirement of the national product standard.
Follow all minimum clearances shown in this manual.
Note:
All Vertical measurements are from
top of fireplace
opening to bottom
of mantel shelf.
Mantel
Shelf
10"
8"
6"
2 1 /2 "
21"
19"
16"
13"
Minimum NonCombustible
Material
Installation Items Needed
Before installing fireplace, make sure you have the items listed below.
• external regulator for propane/LP unit only (supplied by installer)
• piping (check local codes)
• sealant (resistant to propane/LP gas)
• equipment shutoff valve *
• test gauge connection *
• sediment trap (optional)
• tee joint
• pipe wrench
• approved flexible gas line with gas connector (if allowed by local codes) (not provided)
* A CSA design-certified equipment shutoff valve with 1/8" NPT
tap is an acceptable alternative to test gauge connection. Purchase
the optional CSA design-certified equipment shutoff valve from
your dealer. See Accessories, pages 28 through 30.
For propane/LP units, the installer must supply an external regulator. The external regulator will reduce incoming gas pressure. You
must reduce incoming gas pressure to between 11 and 14 inches of
water. If you do not reduce incoming gas pressure, heater regulator
damage could occur. Install external regulator with the vent pointing down as shown in Figure 17. Pointing the vent down protects it
from freezing rain or sleet.
Figure 16 - Minimum Mantel Clearances for Built-In Installation
INSTALLING GAS PIPING TO FIREPLACE
LOCATION
WARNING: This appliance requires a 1/2" NPT
(National Pipe Thread) inlet connection to the pressure regulator.
CAUTION: Use only new, black iron or steel pipe.
Internally-tinned copper tubing may be used in certain
areas. Check your local codes. Use pipe of 1/2" diameter or greater to allow proper gas volume to fireplace.
If pipe is too small, undue loss of pressure will occur.
External
Regulator
Propane/LP
Supply Tank
WARNING: A qualified service person must connect fireplace to gas supply. Follow all local codes.
CAUTION: Never connect propane/LP fireplace
directly to the propane/LP supply. This fireplace
requires an external regulator (not supplied). Install
the external regulator between the fireplace and propane/LP supply.
WARNING: Never connect natural gas fireplace to
private (non-utility) gas wells. This gas is commonly
known as wellhead gas.
Vent
Pointing
Down
Figure 17 - External Regulator on Propane/LP Supply Tank with
Vent Pointing Down
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Installing Gas Piping to Fireplace Location (Cont.)
Connecting Fireplace to Gas Supply
INSTALLATION
Continued
Installation must include an equipment shutoff valve, union, and
plugged 1/8" NPT tap. Locate NPT tap within reach for test gauge
hook up. NPT tap must be upstream from fireplace (see Figure 18).
CONNECTING EQUIPMENT SHUTOFF VALVE
TO HEATER CONTROL
IMPORTANT: Install equipment shutoff valve in an accessible
location. The equipment shutoff valve is for turning on or shutting
off the gas to the appliance.
Installation Items Needed
Check your building codes for any special requirements for locating
equipment shutoff valve to fireplaces.
Apply pipe joint sealant lightly to male NPT threads. This will prevent
excess sealant from going into pipe. Excess sealant in pipe could
result in clogged fireplace valves. Never use sealant on flare threads.
WARNING: Use pipe joint sealant that is resistant
to liquid petroleum (LP) gas.
We recommend that you install a sediment trap in supply line as
shown in Figure 18. Locate sediment trap where it is within reach for
cleaning. Install in piping system between fuel supply and fireplace.
Locate sediment trap where trapped matter is not likely to freeze. A
sediment trap traps moisture and contaminants. This keeps them
from going into fireplace gas controls. If sediment trap is not
installed or is installed wrong, fireplace may not run properly.
CSA Design-Certified Equipment
Shutoff Valve With 1/8" NPT Tap*
Natural Gas
From Gas Meter
(5" W.C.** to 10.5" W.C.
Pressure)
3" Minimum
Cap
Pipe Tee
Nipple Joint
• 5/16" hex socket wrench or nut-driver
• Phillips screwdriver
• sealant (resistant to propane/LP gas, not provided)
1. Remove fireplace screen. Remove two screws that hold fireplace screen in place for shipping. These screws are located
near top of screen. Discard screws. Lift fireplace screen up
and pull out to remove.
2. Remove screws that attach log base assembly to fireplace (see
Figure 19). Carefully lift up log base assembly and remove
from fireplace (see Figure 19).
Note: If adding the G8000A series brick liner accessory, install it
now. Follow instructions in G8000A accessory kit.
CAUTION: Do not pick up log base assembly by
burner. This could damage burner. Only handle base
by grates.
3.
Route gas line (provided by installer) from equipment shutoff
valve to fireplace. Route flexible gas supply line through one
of the access holes.
NOTICE: Most building codes do not permit concealed
gas connections. A flexible gas line is provided to
allow accessibility from the fireplace (see Figure 20,
page 13). The flexible gas supply line connection to the
equipment shutoff valve should be accessible.
Propane/LP
From External Regulator
(11" W.C.** to 14" W.C.
Pressure)
Sediment Trap
Figure 18 - Gas Connection
* Purchase the optional CSA design-certified equipment shutoff
valve from your dealer. See Accessories, pages 28 through 30.
** Minimum inlet pressure for purpose of input adjustment.
Figure 19 - Removing Log Base Assembly From Fireplace
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Checking Gas Connections
13
13
INSTALLATION
Continued
4.
5.
6.
Attach the flexible gas line to gas supply (see Figure 20). Check
tightness of flexible gas line attached to gas regulator of fireplace (see Figure 20).
Check all gas connections for leaks. See Checking Gas Connections.
Replace log base assembly back into fireplace. Feed flexible
gas line into fireplace base area while replacing log base assembly. Make sure the entire flexible gas line is in fireplace
base area. Reattach log base assembly to fireplace with screws
removed in step 2, page 12.
To Fireplace
Gas Regulator
➞
Flexible Gas Line from
Fireplace Gas Regulator
Equipment Shutoff Valve
Provided by Installer
➞
Propane/LP
To External
Regulator
3.
4.
5.
6.
Test Pressures Equal To or Less Than 1/2 PSIG (3.5 kPa)
1.
2.
3.
Natural Gas
To Gas Meter
Figure 20 - Attaching Flexible Gas Lines Together
CHECKING GAS CONNECTIONS
WARNING: Test all gas piping and connections,
internal and external to unit, for leaks after installing
or servicing. Correct all leaks at once.
WARNING: Never use an open flame to check for
a leak. Apply a noncorrosive leak detection fluid to
all joints. Bubbles forming show a leak. Correct all
leaks at once.
CAUTION: Make sure external regulator has been
installed between propane/LP supply and fireplace.
See guidelines under Connecting Fireplace to Gas
Supply, page 12.
Pressurize supply piping system by either opening propane/LP
supply tank valve for propane/LP gas or opening main gas valve
located on or near gas meter for natural gas, or using compressed air.
Check all joints of gas supply piping system. Apply noncorrosive
leak detection fluid to all joints. Bubbles forming show a leak.
Correct all leaks at once.
Reconnect fireplace and equipment shutoff valve to gas supply. Check reconnected fittings for leaks.
4.
Close equipment shutoff valve (see Figure 21).
Pressurize supply piping system by either opening propane/LP
supply tank valve for propane/LP gas or opening main gas valve
located on or near gas meter for natural gas, or using compressed air.
Check all joints from gas meter to equipment shutoff valve for
natural gas or propane/LP supply to equipment shutoff valve
for propane/LP (see Figures 22 and 23, page 14). Apply noncorrosive leak detection fluid to all joints. Bubbles forming
show a leak.
Correct all leaks at once.
Pressure Testing Fireplace Gas Connections
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Open equipment shutoff valve (see Figure 21).
Open main gas valve located on or near gas meter for natural
gas or open propane/LP supply tank valve.
Make sure control knob of fireplace is in the OFF position.
Check all joints from equipment shutoff valve to gas control
valve (see Figures 22 or 23, page 14). Apply noncorrosive leak
detection fluid to all joints. Bubbles forming show a leak.
Correct all leaks at once.
Light fireplace (see Operating Fireplace, pages 15 through 17.
Check all other internal joints for leaks.
Turn off fireplace (see To Turn Off Gas to Appliance, page 16).
Equipment
Shutoff
Valve
Open
ON
POSITION
Pressure Testing gas Supply Piping system
Test Pressures In Excess Of 1/2 PSIG (3.5 kPa)
1.
2.
Disconnect fireplace with its main gas valve (control valve) and
equipment shutoff valve from gas supply piping system. Pressures in excess of 1/2 psig will damage fireplace regulator.
Cap off open end of gas pipe where equipment shutoff valve
was connected.
OFF
POSITION
Closed
Figure 21 - Equipment Shutoff Valve
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Checking Gas Connections (Cont.)
Installing Logs
INSTALLATION
Continued
1.
Equipment
Shutoff Valve
2.
Gas Meter
3.
4.
Gas Control Valve
5.
Figure 22 - Checking Gas Joints for Natural Gas
Equipment
Shutoff
Valve
Propane/LP
Supply
Tank
Place front log on top of the grate. Make sure the notches in
the bottom of the log fit over the grate prongs (see Figure 24).
Push back of log flush with metal grate bar.
Rest middle log behind metal posts on front burner. Make sure
the grooves in the bottom of the log fit over the grate. Bring
the log forward next to the metal posts (see Figure 25).
Slide the grooves in the back of the rear log against the rear
grate prongs. Make sure the peg on the log is on top (see Figure 26).
Place the crossover log on the rear log and the middle log.
Make sure the peg on the rear log is in the hole in the bottom
of the crossover log. The crossover log should fit in the cutout
of the middle log (see Figure 27).
Install fireplace screen by slipping notches of fireplace screen
over screws on front of fireplace (see Figure 28, page 15).
WARNING: You must operate this fireplace with
the fireplace screen in place. Make sure fireplace
screen is in place before running fireplace.
Middle Log
Groove
Front Log
Notch
Groove
Metal
Post
Gas Control Valve
Figure 23 - Checking Gas Joints for Propane/LP Gas
Grate
Prongs
Metal Grate Bar
INSTALLING LOGS (MODELS EFS33NR,
EFS33PR, VSGF33NR, AND VSGF33PR)
WARNING: Failure to position the parts in accordance with these diagrams or failure to use only parts
specifically approved with this heater may result in
property damage or personal injury.
CAUTION: Do not remove the metal data plates
attached to the heater base assembly. The data plates
contain important safety and warranty information.
It is very important to install these logs exactly as instructed. Do not
modify logs. Only use logs supplied with heater.
Metal Post
Grate
Figure 24 - Installing Front Figure 25 - Installing Middle
Log
Log
Peg Rear Log
Crossover
Groove
Log
Groove
in Back
in
Back
Hole
of Log
of Log
Cutout
Grate
Peg
Prong
Grate
Prong
Rear
Burner
Figure 26 - Installing Rear
Log
Figure 27 - Installing Crossover
Log
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15
INSTALLATION
Continued
WARNING: You must operate this fireplace with
the fireplace screen in place. Make sure fireplace
screen is in place before running fireplace.
Front Log
Notch
Grate
Prongs
Metal
Grate
Bars
Notches
Screws for
Mounting Screen
Figure 29 - Installing Front Log
Middle Log
Figure 28 - Installing Fireplace Screen
INSTALLING LOGS (MODELS EFS33NRA,
EFS33PRA, VSGF33NRA, AND VSGF33PRA)
WARNING: Failure to position the parts in accordance with these diagrams or failure to use only parts
specifically approved with this heater may result in
property damage or personal injury.
Groove
Groove
Grate
Metal Post
Figure 30 - Installing Middle Log
CAUTION: Do not remove the data plates attached
to the heater base assembly. The data plates contain
important safety and warranty information.
It is very important to install these logs exactly as instructed. Do not
modify logs. Only use logs supplied with heater.
1. Place front log on top of the grate. Make sure the notches in
the bottom of the log fit over the grate prongs (see Figure 29).
Push back of logs flush with metal grate bars.
2. Rest middle log behind metal posts on grate assembly. Make
sure the grooves in the bottom of the log fit over the grate. Bring
the log forward next to the metal posts (see Figure 30).
3. Slide the grooves in the back of the rear log against the rear
grate prongs. Make sure the log fits securely over the prongs
(see Figure 31). Make sure log is completely vertical and not
leaning in toward burner where the flame will touch the log.
4. Install fireplace screen by slipping notches of fireplace screen
over screws on front of fireplace (see Figure 28).
Groove in
Back of Log
Grate Prong
Groove in
Back of Log
Grate Prong
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For Your Safety Read Before Lighting
Lighting Instructions
OPERATING FIREPLACE
FOR YOUR SAFETY
READ BEFORE LIGHTING
5.
Wait five (5) minutes to clear out any gas. Then smell for
gas, including near the floor. If you smell gas, STOP! Follow “B” in the safety information, column 1. If you don’t
smell gas, go to the next step.
WARNING: If you do not follow these instructions
exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury or loss of life.
6.
Press in and turn control knob counterclockwise
to the PILOT position. Press in control knob for five (5)
seconds (see Figure 32).
WARNING: You must operate this fireplace with
the fireplace screen in place. Make sure fireplace
screen is installed before running fireplace.
NOTICE: During initial operation of new fireplace,
burning logs will give off a paper-burning smell.
Open damper or window to vent smell. This will only
last a few hours.
STOP! Read the safety information above.
Make sure equipment shutoff valve is fully open.
Set selector switch in OFF position.
Press in and turn control knob clockwise
OFF position.
With control knob pressed in, press and release ignitor button. This will light pilot. The pilot is attached to the front
burner. If needed, keep pressing ignitor button until pilot lights.
Note: If pilot does not stay lit, contact a qualified service
person or gas supplier for repairs. Until repairs are made,
light pilot with match. To light pilot with match, see Manual
Lighting Procedure, page 17.
8.
Keep control knob pressed in for 30 seconds after lighting
pilot. After 30 seconds, release control knob.
• If control knob does not pop out when released, contact
a qualified service person or gas supplier for repairs.
Note: If pilot goes out, repeat steps 4 through 8.
9. Slightly push in and turn control knob counterclockwise
to the ON position.
10. Wait one minute and switch selector switch to the ON position to light burners.
11. Set flame adjustment knob to any level between HI and LO.
WARNING: Make sure the selector switch is in the
OFF position when you are away from home for long
periods of time. Heater will come on automatically with
selector switch in the ON position.
Ignitor Button
Flame Adjustment
Knob
AUTO
OFF
ON
WARNING: Burners will come on automatically
within one minute when the selector switch is in the
ON position after the pilot is lit.
4.
7.
to the
LOT
PI
ON
1.
2.
3.
CAUTION: Do not try to adjust heating levels by
using the equipment shutoff valve.
OFF
LIGHTING
INSTRUCTIONS
Note: You may be running this heater for the first time
after hooking up to gas supply. If so, the control knob may
need to be pressed in for 30 seconds or more. This will allow air to bleed from the gas system.
LO
A. This appliance has a pilot which must be lighted by hand.
When lighting the pilot, follow these instructions exactly.
B. BEFORE LIGHTING smell all around the appliance area
for gas. Be sure to smell next to the floor because some gas
is heavier than air and will settle on the floor.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS
• Do not try to light any appliance.
• Do not touch any electric switch; do not use any phone in
your building.
• Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor’s
phone. Follow the gas supplier’s instructions.
• If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire
department.
C. Use only your hand to push in or turn the gas control knob.
Never use tools. If the knob will not push in or turn by
hand, don’t try to repair it, call a qualified service technician or gas supplier. Force or attempted repair may result
in a fire or explosion.
D. Do not use this appliance if any part has been under water.
Immediately call a qualified service technician to inspect
the appliance and to replace any part of the control system
and any gas control which has been under water.
HI
Selector Switch
Control Knob
Figure 32 - Control Knob and Ignitor Button Location (Shown as
Supplied, No Control Options)
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Lighting Instructions (Cont.)
To Turn Off Gas To Appliance
Manual Lighting Procedure
Optional Remote Operation
OPERATING FIREPLACE
Continued
Pilot Burner
Ignitor
Electrode
Pilot Burner
Ignitor
Electrode
For wall thermostat operation, follow instruction supplied with
thermostat accessory GWMT1. For wall switch operation follow instructions supplied with GWMS2.
NOTICE: You must light the pilot before using the
hand-held remote control unit. See Lighting Instructions on page 16.
Figure 33 - Pilot (Natural)
Figure 34 - Pilot (Propane/LP)
TO TURN OFF GAS
TO APPLIANCE
Shutting Off Heater
1. Turn control knob clockwise
to the OFF position.
2a. Set selector switch in the OFF position.
2b. If Using Optional Hand-Held Remote: Set selector switch in
the OFF position to keep from draining battery.
Shutting Off Burners Only (pilot stays lit)
You may shut off the burners and keep the pilot lit by doing one
of the following:
• Turn control knob clockwise
to the PILOT position.
• Use remote control manual OFF button.
• Set selector switch in the OFF position.
MANUAL LIGHTING
PROCEDURE
1.
2.
3.
Follow steps 1 through 6 under Lighting Instructions, page 16.
Depress control knob and light pilot with match.
Keep control knob pressed in for 30 seconds after lighting
pilot. After 30 seconds, release control knob. Now follow
steps 9 through 11, page 16.
OPTIONAL REMOTE
OPERATION
1.
After lighting, let pilot flame burn for about one minute.
Turn control knob to ON position. Adjust flame adjustment
knob anywhere between HI and LO. Slide the selector switch
to the REMOTE position (see Figure 35). Note: The burners may light if hand-held remote ON button was on when
selector switch was last turned off. You can now turn the
burners on and off with the hand-held remote control unit.
IMPORTANT: Do not leave the selector switch in the REMOTE
position when the pilot is not lit. This will drain the battery.
IMPORTANT: Be sure to press the ON/OFF buttons on the
hand-held remote control unit for up to 3 seconds to assure
proper operation.
GHRC Series Operation:
2a. Press the ON/OFF button to turn the burners on and off.
When turning burners off, the pilot will remain lit.
GHRCTA Series Operation:
2b. Press the AUTO/ON/OFF button on the hand-held remote
control (see Figure 36, page 18). The lights to the left of the
button will show AUTO, ON, or OFF.
• In the ON mode, the burners will ignite. The heater is in
manual mode when ON is lit.
• In the AUTO mode, the thermostat in the hand-held remote
unit controls the room temperature. To increase the room
temperature, press the top arrow of the TEMP button. To
lower the room temperature, press the bottom arrow of the
TEMP button. At higher settings the heater will run longer.
IMPORTANT: This remote control has been specially engineered to take an air temperature sample every minute
in the auto mode. It will not respond immediately to the
temperature setting being turned up or down.
Note: All remote control accessories must be purchased separately (see Accessories, pages 28 through 30). Follow instructions included with the remote control.
Flame Adjustment Knob
Thermostat Control Operation
HI
T
PILO
Control Knob in
On Position
Figure 35 - Setting the Selector Switch, Control Knob, and
Flame Adjustment Knob for Remote Operation
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Selector Switch in Remote Position
(Optional Remote Control)
ON
LO
ON
OFF
REMOTE
OF
(Optional GHRCTA Series Only) The thermostat control setting on the remote control unit can be set to any comfort level
between WARMER and COOLER. The burners will turn on
and off automatically to maintain the comfort level you select.
The ideal comfort setting will vary by household depending
upon the amount of space to be heated, the output of the central
heating system, etc.
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OPERATING FIREPLACE
Optional Remote Operation (Cont.)
Optional Blower Operation
INSPECTING BURNERS
Pilot Flame Pattern
Main Burner
Front Burner Flame Pattern
OPERATING FIREPLACE
INSPECTING BURNERS
Continued
Check pilot flame pattern and burner flame patterns often.
3.
IMPORTANT: The hand-held remote control unit must
be near the fireplace. Do not keep the hand-held remote
control unit too close to the fireplace. The thermostat on
the hand-held remote control unit will heat up too quickly
and turn the fireplace off.
To turn the burners off, press the AUTO/ON/OFF button
until OFF lights. The pilot will remain lit.
IMPORTANT: To turn the pilot off, manually turn the control knob on the fireplace to the OFF position.
Shows Temperature
Setting
The Log Heater will
Automatically Cycle
between Pilot and
the Heat Setting that
has been Selected
Increases Room
Temperature in
AUTO Mode
PILOT FLAME PATTERN
Figure 37 shows a correct pilot flame pattern. Figure 38 shows an
incorrect pilot flame pattern. The incorrect pilot flame is not
properly heating the thermocouple. When the thermocouple cools,
the heater will shut down.
If pilot flame pattern is incorrect, as shown in Figure 38
• turn heater off (see To Turn Off Gas to Appliance, page 17)
• see Troubleshooting, pages 20 through 22
Note: The pilot flame on natural gas units will have a slight curve,
but flame should be blue and have no yellow or orange color.
Pilot Burner
Decreases Room
Temperature in
AUTO Mode
Pilot Burner
Thermocouple
Turns Burners On or
Off and Allows You
to Choose the Auto
Setting
Figure 37 - Correct Pilot Flame
Pattern
Figure 36 - Thermostat Hand-Held Remote Control Unit
Selections (GHRCTA Series Only)
OPTIONAL BLOWER
OPERATION
WARNING: This fireplace has a three-prong,
grounded electrical plug. This plug helps protect you
against electrical shock. Only connect plug to a
properly grounded, three-prong receptacle. Do not
cut or remove the grounding prong from this plug.
Locate the blower switch by opening lower louver on fireplace.
Blower switch is located at lower left inside louver door.
The GA3700TA thermostat-controlled blower has a variable
speed control with an ON/OFF switch. The blower will start
when the thermostat senses a sufficient increase in firebox
temperature. The GA3700 variable speed blower also has an
ON/OFF switch built into the variable speed control.
Note for GA3700TA Only: If you are using GA3700TA blower, your
fireplace and blower will not turn on and off at the same time. The
fireplace may run for several minutes before the blower turns on. After
the heater modulates to the pilot position, the blower will continue to
run. The blower will shut off after the firebox temperature decreases.
Note: It is safe to operate fireplace with blower turned off.
However, the blower helps distribute heated air from the fireplace.
Follow installation instructions included with the blower accessory.
Figure 38 - Incorrect Pilot
Flame Pattern
MAIN BURNER
Periodically inspect all burner flame holes with the heater running. All
slotted burner flame holes should be open with yellow flame present.
All round burner flame holes should be open with a small blue flame
present. Some burner flame holes may become blocked by debris or
rust, with no flame present. If so, turn off heater and let cool. Remove
blockage. Blocked burner flame holes may create soot.
FRONT BURNER FLAME PATTERN
WARNING: If front burner flame pattern shows
yellow tipping, your fireplace could produce increased
levels of carbon monoxide. Follow instructions below.
Yellow flame on rear burner is normal.
NOTICE: Do not mistake orange flames with yellow
tipping. Dirt or other fine particles are burned by
fireplace, causing brief patches of orange flame.
Figure 39 on page 19 shows correct front burner flame pattern.
Figure 40 on page 19 shows incorrect front burner flame pattern.
The incorrect burner flame pattern shows yellow tipping at top of
blue flame.
If front burner flame pattern is incorrect, as shown in Figure 40,
page 19
• turn fireplace off (see To Turn Off Gas to Appliance, page 17)
• see Troubleshooting, pages 20 through 22
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Front Burner Flame Pattern (Cont.)
CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
19
19
Cleaning Burner Injector Holder and Pilot Air Inlet Hole
Logs
INSPECTING BURNERS
Continued
Yellow Tipping At Top
of Blue Flame
Figure 39 - Correct Burner
Flame Pattern
Figure 40 - Incorrect Burner
Flame Pattern
CLEANING AND
MAINTENANCE
WARNING: Turn off fireplace and let cool before
cleaning.
CAUTION: You must keep control areas, burner,
and circulating air passageways of fireplace clean.
Inspect these areas of fireplace before each use.
Have fireplace inspected yearly by a qualified service
person. Fireplace may need more frequent cleaning
due to excessive lint from carpeting, bedding material, pet hair, etc.
5.
6.
Blow air into the primary air holes on the injector holder.
In case any large clumps of dust have now been pushed into
the burner repeat steps 3 and 4.
Clean the pilot assembly also. A yellow tip on the pilot flame
indicates dust and dirt in the pilot assembly. There is a small pilot
air inlet hole about two inches from where the pilot flame comes out
of the pilot assembly (see Figure 42). With the unit off, lightly blow
air through the air inlet hole. You may blow through a drinking straw
if compressed air is not available.
Injector Holder
Ports/Slots
Burner
Tube
Primary Air
Inlet Holes
Figure 41 - Injector Holder On Outlet Burner Tube
Ports/Slots
CLEANING BURNER INJECTOR HOLDER
AND PILOT AIR INLET HOLE
The primary air inlet holes allow the proper amount of air to mix with
the gas. This provides a clean burning flame. Keep these holes clear
of dust, dirt, lint, and pet hair. Clean these air inlet holes prior to each
heating season. Blocked air holes will create soot. We recommend
that you clean the unit every three months during operation and have
heater inspected yearly by a qualified service person.
We also recommend that you keep the burner tube and pilot
assembly clean and free of dust and dirt. To clean these parts we
recommend using compressed air no greater than 30 PSI. Your local
computer store, hardware store, or home center may carry compressed air in a can. You can use a vacuum cleaner in the blow
position. If using compressed air in a can, please follow the directions on the can. If you don't follow directions on the can, you could
damage the pilot assembly.
1. Shut off the unit, including the pilot. Allow the unit to cool for
at least thirty minutes.
2. Inspect burner, pilot, and primary air inlet holes on injector
holder for dust and dirt (see Figure 41).
3. Blow air through the ports/slots and holes in the burner.
4. Check the injector holder located at the end of the burner tube
again. Remove any large particles of dust, dirt, lint, or pet hair
with a soft cloth or vacuum cleaner nozzle.
Burner
Tube
Pilot
Assembly
Pilot Air
Inlet Hole
Figure 42 - Pilot Inlet Air Hole
LOGS
• If you remove logs for cleaning, refer to Installing Logs, pages
14 and 15, to properly replace logs.
• Replace log(s) if broken or chipped (dime-sized or larger).
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TROUBLESHOOTING
TROUBLESHOOTING
WARNING: Turn off heater
and let cool before servicing. Only
a qualified service person should
service and repair heater.
Note: For additional help, visit DESA
Heating Products’ technical service web
site at www.desatech.com.
CAUTION: Never use a wire,
needle, or similar object to clean
ODS/pilot. This can damage ODS/
pilot unit.
Note: All troubleshooting items are listed in
order of operation.
OBSERVED PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
REMEDY
When ignitor button is pressed, there is no
spark at ODS/pilot
1. Ignitor electrode not connected to ignitor cable
2. Ignitor cable pinched or wet
1. Reconnect ignitor cable
3. Piezo ignitor nut is loose
4.
5.
6.
7.
When ignitor button is pressed, there is
spark at ODS/pilot but no ignition
Broken ignitor cable
Bad piezo ignitor
Ignitor electrode broken
Ignitor electrode positioned wrong
1. Gas supply turned off or equipment
shutoff valve closed
2. Control knob not in PILOT position
3. Control knob not pressed in while in
PILOT position
4. Air in gas lines when installed
5. Depleted gas supply (propane/LP only)
6. ODS/pilot is clogged
7. Gas regulator setting is not correct
ODS/pilot lights but flame goes out when
control knob is released
1. Control knob not fully pressed in
2. Control knob not pressed in long enough
3. Equipment shutoff valve not fully open
4. Pilot flame not touching thermocouple,
which allows thermocouple to cool,
causing pilot flame to go out. This problem could be caused by one or both of
the following:
A) Low gas pressure
B) Dirty or partially clogged ODS/pilot
5. Thermocouple connection loose at control valve
6. Thermocouple damaged
7. Control valve damaged
2. Free ignitor cable if pinched by any
metal or tubing. Keep ignitor cable dry
3. Tighten nut holding piezo ignitor to base
panel of log set. Nut is located behind
base panel.
4. Replace ignitor cable
5. Replace piezo ignitor
6. Replace pilot assembly
7. Replace pilot assembly
1. Turn on gas supply or open equipment
shutoff valve
2. Turn control knob to PILOT position
3. Press in control knob while in PILOT
position
4. Continue holding down control knob.
Repeat igniting operation until air is
removed
5. Contact local propane/LP gas company
6. Clean ODS/pilot (see Cleaning and
Maintenance, page 19) or replace ODS/
pilot assembly
7. Replace gas regulator
1. Press in control knob fully
2. After ODS/pilot lights, keep control
knob pressed in 30 seconds
3. Fully open equipment shutoff valve
4. A) Contact local natural or propane/LP
gas company
B) Clean ODS/pilot (see Cleaning and
Maintenance, page 19) or replace ODS/
pilot assembly
5. Hand tighten until snug, then tighten
1/4 turn more
6. Replace pilot assembly
7. Replace control valve
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Continued
OBSERVED PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
REMEDY
Burner does not light after ODS/pilot is lit
1. Inlet gas pressure is too low
1. Contact local natural or propane/LP gas
company
2. Clean burner(s) (see Cleaning and Maintenance, page 19) or replace burner orifice(s)
3. Reconnect leads (see Wiring Diagram,
page 23)
4. Replace battery in transmitter and receiver
2. Burner orifice(s) clogged
3. Thermopile leads disconnected or improperly connected
4. Burner will not come on in remote position
Delayed ignition of one or both burners
1. Manifold pressure is too low
2. Burner orifice(s) clogged
Burner backfiring during combustion
1. Burner orifice is clogged or damaged
2. Damaged burner
3. Gas regulator defective
Slight smoke or odor during initial operation
1. Not enough air
2. Gas regulator defective
3. Residues from manufacturing processes
and logs curing
1. Contact local natural or propane/LP gas
company
2. Clean burner(s) (see Cleaning and Maintenance, page 19) or replace burner
orifice(s)
1. Clean burner (see Cleaning and Maintenance, page 19) or replace burner
orifice(s)
2. Replace damaged burner
3. Replace gas regulator
1. Check burner for dirt and debris. If
found, clean burner (see Cleaning and
Maintenance, page 19)
2. Replace gas control
3. Problem will stop after a few hours of
operation
Moisture/condensation noticed on windows
1. Not enough combustion/ventilation air
1. Refer to Air for Combustion and Ventilation requirements (page 4)
Heater produces a whistling noise when
burners are lit
1. Turning control knob to HI position
when burners are cold
2. Air in gas line
1. Turn control knob to LO position and
let warm up for a minute
2. Operate burners until air is removed
from line. Have gas line checked by local natural or propane/LP gas company
3. Observe minimum installation clearances (see pages 8 through 11)
4. Clean burners (see Cleaning and Maintenance, page 19) or replace burner
orifice(s)
3. Air passageways on heater blocked
4. Dirty or partially clogged burner
orifice(s)
White powder residue forming within burner
box or on adjacent walls or furniture
1. When heated, vapors from furniture polish, wax, carpet cleaners, etc. may turn
into white powder residue
1. Turn heater off when using furniture
polish, wax, carpet cleaners, or similar
products
Remote does not function (GHRC and
GHRCTA only)
1. Battery is not installed. Battery power
is low
1. Replace 9-volt batteries in receiver and
remote control
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TROUBLESHOOTING
TROUBLESHOOTING
Continued
WARNING: If you smell gas
Shut off gas supply.
Do not try to light any appliance.
Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any phone in your building.
Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone. Follow the gas
supplier’s instructions.
• If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.
•
•
•
•
IMPORTANT: Operating fireplace where impurities in air exist may create odors. Cleaning supplies,
paint, paint remover, cigarette smoke, cements and glues, new carpet or textiles, etc., create fumes.
These fumes may mix with combustion air and create odors. These odors will disappear over time.
OBSERVED PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
REMEDY
Yellow flame in front burner during burner
combustion
1. Not enough air
1. Check burner(s) for dirt and debris. If
found, clean burner(s) (see Cleaning and
Maintenance, page 19)
2. Replace gas regulator
2. Gas regulator defective
Fireplace produces a clicking/ticking noise
just after burner is lit or shut off
1. Metal expanding while heating or contracting while cooling
1. This is common with most heaters. If
noise is excessive, contact qualified service person
Fireplace produces unwanted odors
1. Heater burning vapors from paint, hair
spray, glues, cleaners, chemicals, new
carpet, etc. (See IMPORTANT statement above)
2. Low fuel supply (propane/LP only)
3. Gas leak. See Warning statement
at top of page
1. Open window to ventilate room. Stop using odor causing products while heater
is running
1. Not enough fresh air is available
2. Low line pressure
1. Open window and/or door for ventilation
2. Contact local natural or propane/LP gas
company
3. Clean ODS/pilot (see Cleaning and
Maintenance, page 19)
Fireplace shuts off in use (ODS operates)
3. ODS/pilot is partially clogged
2. Refill supply tank (propane/LP only)
3. Locate and correct all leaks (see Checking Gas Connections, page 13)
Gas odor even when control knob is in OFF
position
1. Gas leak. See Warning statement
at top of page
2. Control valve or gas control defective
1. Locate and correct all leaks (see Checking Gas Connections, page 13)
2. Replace control valve or gas control
Gas odor during combustion
1. Foreign matter between control valve
and burner
2. Gas leak. See Warning statement
at top of page
1. Take apart gas tubing and remove foreign matter
2. Locate and correct all leaks (see Checking Gas Connections, page 13)
Dark residue on logs inside of their fireplace
Note: After removing all causes of residue
deposits, completely clean fireplace and appliance off residue before reusing appliance
1. Improper log placement
1. Properly locate logs (see Installing Logs,
pages 14 and 15)
2. Eliminate source of drafts around heater
2. Drafts or other air currents affecting
flame pattern
3. Air holes at burner inlet blocked
4. Burner flame holes blocked
3. Clean out air holes at burner inlet. Periodically repeat as needed
4. Remove blockage
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WIRING DIAGRAM
SPECIFICATIONS
REPLACEMENT PARTS
SERVICE HINTS
TECHNICAL SERVICE
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23
WIRING DIAGRAM
REPLACEMENT PARTS
Note: For proper operation of optional accessories, the wires from
the switch to the control must be connected exactly as shown.
Note: Use only original replacement parts. This will protect your
warranty coverage for parts replaced under warranty.
PARTS UNDER WARRANTY
AU
Contact authorized dealers of this product. If they can’t supply
original replacement part(s), call DESA Heating Products’ Technical Service Department at 1-866-672-6040.
TO
OF
ON
F
Thermopile
SPECIFICATIONS
When calling DESA Heating Products, have ready
• your name and address
• model and serial numbers of your fireplace
• how fireplace was malfunctioning
• type of gas used (propane/LP or natural gas)
• purchase date
MODELS EFS33NR, EFS33NRA, VSGF33NR, and
VSGF33NRA
Usually, we will ask you to return the part to the factory.
Btu (Variable)
Type Gas
Ignition
Pressure Manifold
Inlet Gas Pressure (in. of water)
Maximum
Minimum*
Shipping Weight
* For input adjustment
Contact authorized dealers of this product. If they can’t supply original
replacement part(s), call DESA Heating Products at 1-866-672-6040
for referral information.
20,000/33,000
Natural Gas Only
Piezo
3.5" W.C.
10.5"
5"
122 lbs.
When calling DESA Heating Products, have ready
• model number of your fireplace
• the replacement part number
SERVICE HINTS
When Gas Pressure Is Too Low
MODELS EFS33PR, EFS33PRA, VSGF33PR, and
VSGF33PRA
Btu (Variable)
Type Gas
Ignition
Pressure Manifold
Inlet Gas Pressure (in. of water)
Maximum
Minimum*
Shipping Weight
* For input adjustment
PARTS NOT UNDER WARRANTY
20,000/33,000
Propane/LP Only
Piezo
7.9" W.C.
13"
11"
122 lbs.
•
•
•
•
pilot will not stay lit
burners will have delayed ignition
heater will not produce specified heat
propane/LP gas supply may be low for propane/LP unit
You may feel your gas pressure is too low. If so, contact your local
gas supplier.
TECHNICAL SERVICE
You may have further questions about installation, operation, or
troubleshooting. If so, contact DESA Heating Products’ Technical
Service Department at 1-866-672-6040. When calling please have
your model and serial numbers of your heater ready.
You can also visit DESA Heating Products’ technical services web
site at www.desatech.com.
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ILLUSTRATED PARTS BREAKDOWN
Models EFS33NR, EFS33NRA, VSGF33NR, VSGF33NRA, EFS33PR, EFS33PRA, VSGF33PR, VSGF33PRA
ILLUSTRATED PARTS
BREAKDOWN
LOG BASE ASSEMBLY MODELS
EFS33NR, EFS33NRA, VSGF33NR,
VSGF33NRA, EFS33PR, EFS33PRA,
VSGF33PR, VSGF33PRA
2d
2c
2b
2a
LOGS FOR
"NON-A" MODELS
1c
6
4
3
7
12
8
9
1b
1a
7
5
11
10
7
LOGS FOR
"A" MODELS
15
25
5
13
19
5
26
27
20
22
28
5
23
5
16
14
12 21
17
24
22
18
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Models EFS33NR, EFS33NRA, VSGF33NR, VSGF33NRA, EFS33PR, EFS33PRA, VSGF33PR, VSGF33PRA
PARTS LIST
This list contains replaceable parts used in your fireplace. When
ordering parts, follow the instructions listed under Replacement
Parts on page 23 of this manual.
KEY
NO.
1a
1b
1c
2a
2b
2c
2d
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
EFS33NR
VSGF33NR
____
____
____
104388-02
104390-02
104392-02
104394-02
099387-12
M11084-26
098304-01
103779-01
098249-01
101006-02
101330-05
109824-02
**
098271-10
103410-01CK
102445-01
101004-08
104241-02
103782-01
103284-03
102846-02
097809-02
M12461-26
098265-02
103781-01
099998-01
101004-14
101628-03
M11084-38
901056-01
PART NUMBER
EFS33NRA
EFS33PR
VSGF33NRA
VSGF33PR
____
110881-04
____
110881-05
____
110881-06
____
104388-02
____
104390-02
____
104392-02
____
104394-02
099387-12
M11084-26
098304-01
103779-01
098249-01
101006-02
101330-05
109824-02
**
098271-10
103410-01CK
102445-01
101004-08
104241-02
103782-01
103284-03
102846-02
097809-02
M12461-26
098265-02
103781-01
099998-01
101004-14
101628-03
M11084-38
901056-01
099387-12
M11084-26
098304-01
103778-01
098249-01
101006-02
101330-05
109824-02
**
098271-10
103410-01CK
102445-01
101004-01
104241-02
103782-01
103284-03
102846-02
097809-02
M12461-26
098265-02
103781-02
099998-01
101004-15
101628-03
M11084-38
901056-01
EFS33PRA
VSGF33PRA
110881-04
110881-05
110881-06
____
____
____
____
099387-12
M11084-26
098304-01
103778-01
098249-01
101006-02
101330-05
109824-02
**
098271-10
103410-01CK
102445-01
101004-01
104241-02
103782-01
103284-03
102846-02
097809-02
M12461-26
098265-02
103781-02
099998-01
101004-15
101628-03
M11084-38
901056-01
DESCRIPTION
QTY.
Front Log
Middle Log
Rear Log
Front Log
Middle Log
Rear Log
Crossover Log
Pilot Tube
Hex Screw, #10
Screw, #10 Phillips, Black
O.D.S. Pilot (Propane/LP)
Nut
Pilot Bracket
Front Burner Assembly
Rear Burner Assembly
Base Assembly
Ignitor Cable
Firebox Bottom
Piezo Ignitor
Front Burner Injector
Switch Bracket
Valve Bracket
Wiring Harness
Burner Tube
Adapter
10/32, Screw
Elbow, Male
Gas Valve Assembly
Switch
Rear Burner Injector
Flex Hose
Screw
3/8" Flare x 1/2" NPT
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
8
1
4
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
Warning Plate
Lighting Instructions Plate
1
1
PARTS AVAILABLE — NOT SHOWN
100563-01
103877-01
100563-01
103877-01
100563-01
103877-01
100563-01
103877-01
**Not a field replaceable part.
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ILLUSTRATED PARTS BREAKDOWN
Models EFS33NR, EFS33NRA, VSGF33NR, VSGF33NRA, EFS33PR, EFS33PRA, VSGF33PR, VSGF33PRA
ILLUSTRATED PARTS
BREAKDOWN
7
FIREPLACE MODELS
EFS33NR, EFS33NRA
VSGF33NR, VSGF33NRA
EFS33PR, EFS33PRA
VSGF33PR, VSGF33PRA
17
1
6
9
2
16
12
4
8
3
16
11
11
14
16
16
16
11
15
5
7
16
10
18
16
10
13
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Models EFS33NR, EFS33NRA, VSGF33NR, VSGF33NRA, EFS33PR, EFS33PRA, VSGF33PR, VSGF33PRA
PARTS LIST
FIREPLACE MODELS
EFS33NR, EFS33NRA, VSGF33NR,
VSGF33NRA, EFS33PR, EFS33PRA,
VSGF33PR, VSGF33PRA
This list contains replaceable parts used in your fireplace. When
ordering parts, follow the instructions listed under Replacement
Parts on page 23 of this manual.
KEY
NO.
PART NUMBER
DESCRIPTION
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
101357-01
103207-01
102758-02CK
102759-02CK
098304-01
101351-01CK
102455-02
101353-01CK
101712-02
101348-01
099230-01
101872-03
101346-01
**
101514-01
M11084-26
098304-03
101727-03
Top Outer Casing
Outer Casing
Right Front Side
Left Front Side
Phillips Pan Head Screw, #10
Top Front
Top Louver Assembly
Middle Front Rail
Firebox Hood
Firebox Support
Shoulder Screw
Firebox Top
Outer Base
Firebox Wrapper
Cover
Hex Screw, #10
Phillips Pan Head Screw, #8
Screen Assembly
QTY.
1
1
1
1
17
1
2
1
1
2
4
1
1
1
1
57
4
1
PARTS AVAILABLE — NOT SHOWN
100639-01
103590-01
104313-01
104313-02
M10908-2
Caution Decal
Decal Strip
Hinge, Pin
Hinge, Pin
Screw, Slotted Hex Head Tapping
1
1
1
1
4
**Not a field replaceable part.
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ACCESSORIES
ACCESSORIES
Notice: All accessories may not be available for all
fireplace models.
Purchase these fireplace accessories from your local dealer. If they
can not supply these accessories, call DESA Heating Products at
1-866-672-6040 for information. You can also write to the address
listed on the back page of this manual.
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CORNER MANTEL
EQUIPMENT SHUTOFF VALVE - GA5010
For all models. Equipment shutoff valve with 1/8" NPT tap. Fits
1/2" NPT pipe.
GM36F Series - Walnut Finished
GM37U Series - Unfinished
GM202F Series - Oak Finished
For all models. Shown with optional base and laminate hearth and
mantel trim accessories. Space saving corner mantels feature moldings, fluting and medallion.
Dimensions (H xW xD): 48 3/4" x 60 7/8" x 34 3/4"
BLOWER ACCESSORY - GA3700 & GA3700T
SERIES
For all models. Manual variable control and automatic thermostat
variable control. A blower will increase air flow to maximize heat
distribution.
DUPLEX OUTLET KIT - GA3555
(Not Shown)
For all models. For built-in installation when accessory blowers
are used.
INFORMATION VIDEO - 108917-01
For all models. A care and maintenance video is available by
calling 1-866-672-6040.
CABINET MANTEL
GM11F Series - Walnut Finished
GM12U Series - Unfinished
GM13F Series - Oak Finished with Medium Stain
GM102W Series - Off White Paint
For all models. Shown with optional base and laminate hearth and
mantel trim accessories. Mantel features moldings, fluting and
medallion. Dimensions (WxHxD): 48" x 56 3/4" x 22 3/4"
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Continued
SLIM HEARTH BASE
(Not Shown)
G3005J Series - Jade Marble Laminate
G3005S Series - Sandstone Marble Laminate
G3005B Series - Black Onyx Marble Laminate
For all models. The slim hearth base allows you to further customize your fireplace.
Dimensions (WxHxD): 5/8" x 41 7/8" x 10"
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Hearth Base Trim
CABINET MANTEL AND FULL HEARTH BASE
GMC90F Series - Oak Finished
GMC91U Series - Unfinished Birch
GMC92F Series - Cherry Finished Birch
For all models. Mantel features columns, moldings, fluting and
medallion. Dimensions (WxHxD): 56" x 50" x 24"
Mantel Trim
LAMINATE TRIM FOR HEARTH OR MANTEL
CORNER HEARTH BASE
G3008F Series - Walnut Finished
G3009U Series - Unfinished
G3010F Series - Oak Finished
For all models. The corner hearth base is designed for use with the
corner mantels to create a handsome riser for the fireplace. Dimensions (WxHxD): 6" x 52 1/2" x 23 3/4"
G3002J Series - Jade Marble Laminate Mantel Trim
G3003J Series - Jade Marble Laminate Hearth
Base Trim
G3002S Series - Sandstone Marble Laminate
Mantel Trim
G3003S Series - Sandstone Marble Laminate Hearth
Base Trim
G3002B Series - Black Onyx Marble Laminate Trim
G3003B Series - Black Onyx Marble Laminate Hearth
Base Trim
For all models. Mantel trim for cabinet, or corner mantel. Hearth
base trim for hardwood hearth bases.
PERIMETER TRIM ACCESSORY
(Not Shown)
HARDWOOD HEARTH BASE
G3333F Series- Walnut Finished
G3334U Series - Unfinished
G3335F Series - Oak Finished with Medium Stain
G3004W Series - Off White Paint
For all models. The hearth base can be used with the cabinet mantels
to create a handsome riser for the fireplace (cannot be used with corner
mantel). Dimensions (WxHxD): 6 1/2" x 58" x 28 9/16"
PT32 - Black
PT32B - Brushed Brass
PT32PB - Polished Brass
PT32P - Platinum
For all models. Optional with built-in installation. Provides a finished
appearance covering rough and/or unfinished mantel or wall opening,
edges, etc.
(Polished Brass Trim PT32PB included with mantel accessory.)
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ACCESSORIES
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RECEIVER AND HAND-HELD REMOTE
CONTROL KIT - GHRC/CGHRC SERIES
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For all models. Allows the gas fireplace to be turned on and off by
using a hand-held remote control.
RECEIVER AND HAND-HELD THERMOSTAT
REMOTE CONTROL KIT
GHRCTA/CGHRCTA SERIES
WALL-MOUNT THERMOSTAT SWITCH
GWMT1
For all models. Allows the gas fireplace to be operated in a manually
or thermostatically-controlled mode. You can turn the gas fireplace
on and off without ever leaving the comfort of your easy chair.
(Not Shown)
For all models. The desired comfort setting can be selected on the
wall thermostat and the fireplace will automatically cycle from pilot
to the heat setting selected.
WALL-MOUNT ON/OFF SWITCH - GWMS2
(Not Shown)
For all models. Allows the gas fireplace to be turned on and off with
a wall switch.
CLEANING KIT - GCK
(Not Shown)
For all models. Your vent-free gas appliance requires regular
cleaning and maintenance to prevent performance problems. This
kit gives you the tools and instructions to make it easy to clean all
critical areas of your appliance.
FIREBOX BRICK LINER - G8001A Series
(Not Shown)
For all models. Ceramic fiber firebox liner adds the look of real
brick.
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OWNER'S REGISTRATION FORM
In order to provide better customer service for this and future purchases, we recommend that you register your product with us.
You can register online at www.desatech.com. If access to our website is not available to you, please complete this Owner’s
Registration Form and mail to the address on the back of this owner’s manual. Please provide the following product information:
Brand:
(Comfort Glow, Vanguard, etc.)
Model:
(EFP33PR, VTGH33NR, etc.)
Date Purchased:
Note: Keep receipt for warranty verification.
Serial Number:
7 or 9 digit number located on product or identification tag.
First Name:
Last Name:
Address:
City:
Home Phone:
State:
(
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Zip:
Country:
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E-Mail:
Please answer the following questions to register your product with DESA Heating Products:
1.
Where will the product be used?
2.
If you bought this product yourself, did you plan to purchase this type of product before going into the store?
❍ Living/Family Room
❍ Office/Warehouse
❍ Utility Shed/Outbuilding
3.
Who selected the product? ❍ Male ❍ Female ❍ Both
4.
What is the population of your area? ❍ Under 10,000
5.
What is your primary source of heat?
❍ 100,000 to 250,000
❍ 10,000 to 25,000
❍ Bedroom
❍ 25,000 to 50,000
❍ Bathroom
❍ Propane (LP Gas)
❍ Fuel Oil
6.
How was the product installed? ❍ Professional Installer
Cost of product excluding sales tax? $___________________
8.
Cost to install product? $____________________
9.
Type of store where product was purchased? ❍ Hardware
❍ Fireplace or Hearth Shop
❍ Farm Store
❍ Self
❍ 50,000 to 100,000
❍ Emergency Back-Up Heat
❍ Propane Dealer
❍ Electric
❍ Natural Gas/Utility Co.
11. How did you learn about this product brand? ❍ Advertising
❍ 30 - 39
❍ Relative or Friend
❍ Other
❍ Home Center/Builder’s Supply
❍ 40 - 49
❍ 50 - 59
❍ D.I.Y. Home Project
❍ Construction Project
❍ Store Display
❍ Completed High School
14. Buyer’s total annual household income: ❍ Under $15,000
❍ $75,000 to $99,999
❍ Replace Older Model
❍ Energy Savings/High Efficiency
12. Level of Education of Purchaser: ❍ Some High School
❍ 20 - 29
❍ Natural Gas
❍ Other
❍ Heater was on Sale
13. Age of Purchaser: ❍ Under 20
❍ Wood
❍ Other
10. What motivated you to buy this product? ❍ Sudden Cold Weather
❍ $20,000 to $34,999
Name: ______________________________________
City: _______________________ State: __________
16. In choosing this product, how important were the following:
Availability
❍
Price
❍
Brand Name
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Overall Quality
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Heat Output
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Made in USA
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Warranty
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Local Service
❍
Value for Price
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Prior Brand Experience
❍
Controls Location
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Thermostat, Remote, or Manual Operation
❍
Ease of Operation
❍
Special Features
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Salesperson’s Recommendation
❍
Friend/Relative’s Recommendation
❍
Portability
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For more information,
Quiet Operation
❍
Somewhat Important
visit
❍ Completed Graduate School
❍ 60 or Over
❍ $15,000 to $19,999
❍ $100,000 and Over
Not Important
❍ Other
❍ Other ________________________
❍ Completed College
15. Store where product was purchased:
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❍ Over 250,000
7.
❍ $50,000 to $74,999
❍ Garage
Very Important
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www.desatech.com
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P.O. Box 90004
Bowling Green, KY 42102-9004
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WARRANTY INFORMATION
KEEP THIS WARRANTY
Model
Serial No.
Date Purchased
Always specify model and serial numbers when communicating with the factory.
We reserve the right to amend these specifications at any time without notice. The only warranty applicable is our standard written warranty. We make
no other warranty, expressed or implied.
LIMITED WARRANTY
VENT-FREE GAS FIREPLACE
DESA Heating Products warrants this product to be free from defects in materials and components for four (4) years and five (5) years on stainless
steel burners from the date of first purchase, provided that the product has been properly installed, operated and maintained in accordance with all
applicable instructions. To make a claim under this warranty the Bill of Sale or cancelled check must be presented.
This warranty is extended only to the original retail purchaser. This warranty covers the cost of part(s) required to restore this heater to proper
operating condition and an allowance for labor when provided by a DESA Authorized Service Center. Warranty part(s) MUST be obtained through
authorized dealers of this product and/or DESA Heating Products who will provide original factory replacement parts. Failure to use original factory
replacement parts voids this warranty. The heater MUST be installed by a qualified installer in accordance with all local codes and instructions
furnished with the unit.
This warranty does not apply to parts that are not in original condition because of normal wear and tear, or parts that fail or become damaged as a
result of misuse, accidents, lack of proper maintenance or defects caused by improper installation. Travel, diagnostic cost, labor, transportation and
any and all such other costs related to repairing a defective heater will be the responsibility of the owner.
TO THE FULL EXTENT ALLOWED BY THE LAW OF THE JURISDICTION THAT GOVERNS THE SALE OF THE PRODUCT; THIS
EXPRESS WARRANTY EXCLUDES ANY AND ALL OTHER EXPRESSED WARRANTIES AND LIMITS THE DURATION OF ANY AND
ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
TO FOUR (4) YEARS ON ALL COMPONENTS AND FIVE (5) YEARS ON STAINLESS STEEL BURNERS FROM THE DATE OF FIRST
PURCHASE; AND DESA HEATING PRODUCTS’ LIABILITY IS HEREBY LIMITED TO THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT AND
DESA HEATING PRODUCTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING INDIRECT,
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow a limitation on how long an implied warranty lasts or an exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages,
so the above limitation on implied warranties, or exclusion or limitation on damages may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state.
For information about this warranty write:
2701 Industrial Drive
P.O. Box 90004
Bowling Green, KY 42102-9004
www.desatech.com
107172 01
NOT A UPC
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03/03
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