DIRECT-VENT CORNER UNIT FIREPLACE
OWNER’S OPERATION AND INSTALLATION MANUAL
PFS
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NATURAL GAS MODELS
(V)DVF36TCR(E) AND (V)DVF36TCL(E)
(V)DVF36TCR(-HA) AND (V)DVF36TCL(-HA)
PROPANE/LP GAS MODELS
(V)DVF36TCRP(E) AND (V)DVF36TCLP(E)
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.
INSTALLER: Leave this manual with the appliance
CONSUMER: Retain this manual for future reference.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Safety Information................................................ 2
Dimensions........................................................... 5
Pre-Installation Preparation.................................. 6
General Venting.................................................... 8
Requirements for the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts................................................... 10
Venting Installation Instructions...........................11
Installation.......................................................... 19
Pilot/Electrode Assembly Adjustment................. 24
Burner Flame Adjustment................................... 25
Cleaning and Maintenance................................. 26
Operating Fireplace............................................ 27
Specifications..................................................... 29
Troubleshooting.................................................. 30
Wiring Diagrams................................................. 32
Service Hints...................................................... 33
Technical Service............................................... 33
Replacement Parts............................................. 33
Parts and Accessories........................................ 33
Warranty Information............................Back Cover
SAFETY INFORMATION
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.
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, unless
a certified kit is used.
* Aftermarket: Completion of sale, not for
purpose of resale, from the manufacturer
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This Direct-Vent Gas Fireplace Fireplace series
is intended for use with
natural or propane/LP
gas only. Do not attempt
to burn any solid fuels in
these appliances.
State of Massachusetts:
The installation must
be made by a licensed
plumber or gas fitter in
the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts.
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: Check local codes
before installing this fireplace.
IMPORTANT: Read this owner’s
manual carefully and completely
before trying to assemble, operate or service this fireplace.
Improper use of this fireplace
can cause serious injury or
death from burns, fire, explosion, electrical shock and carbon
monoxide poisoning.
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SAFETY INFORMATION
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DANGER: Carbon monoxide
poisoning may lead to death!
Before beginning the installation of the fireplace,
read these instructions through completely.
• This FMI PRODUCTS, LLC fireplace and its
components are safe when installed according
to this installation manual. Unless you use
FMI PRODUCTS, LLC components, which
have been designed and tested for the fireplace
system, you may cause a fire hazard.
• The FMI PRODUCTS, LLC warranty will
be voided by and FMI PRODUCTS, LLC
disclaims any responsibility for the following
actions:
a)Modification of the fireplace, components,
doors, air inlet system and damper control.
b) Use of any component part not manufactured
or approved by FMI PRODUCTS, LLC in
combination with a FMI PRODUCTS, LLC
fireplace system.
c)Installation and/or operation in a manner
other than instructed in this manual.
d)Burning of anything other than the type of
gas approved for use in this gas appliance.
This appliance, when installed, must be electrically grounded in accordance with local codes, or
in the absence of local codes, with the National
Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.
The installation must conform to local codes, or in
the absence of local codes, with the National Fuel
Gas Code ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54.
This fireplace complies with the National Safety
Standards and is listed and tested by PFS Corporation to ANSI Z21.50/CSA 2.22 standard as vented
gas fireplace.
Proper installation is the most important step in
ensuring safe and continuous operation of the
fireplace. Consult the local building codes as to
the particular requirements concerned with the
installation of all factory built fireplaces.
NOTICE: Decorative product not
for use as a heating appliance.
This fireplace must be installed by a qualified (certified or licensed) service person. It has a sealed
gas combustion chamber that uses a millivolt gas
control valve with a millivolt ignition system.
Models (V)DVF36TCR, (V)DVF36TCRP, (V)
DVF36TCL and (V)DVF36TCLP are direct-vent
fireplaces with sealed combustion chambers that
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use a millivolt gas control valve with a millivolt
ignition system.
Modles (V)DVF36TCRE, (V)DVF36TCRPE, (V)
DVF36TCLE and (V)DVF36TCLPE use a direct
spark ignition with a 24 VAC control module.
All models have HI/LO valve that controls the
flame height.
Fan Kit models DVFFBK are available for these
units as an option. If you are uncertain as to what
gas your unit is equipped for, please check the
rating plate located in the interior of the appliance
opening or consult your local distributor of FMI
PRODUCTS, LLC products.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Early signs of
carbon monoxide poisoning resemble the flu, with
headaches, dizziness or nausea. If you have these
signs, the fireplace may not be working properly.
Get fresh air at once! Have fireplace 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.
Natural and Propane/LP Gas: Natural and propane/
LP gas are 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 fireplace.
WARNING: Any change to
this fireplace or it’s controls can
be dangerous. Do not modify
this fireplace under any circumstances. Any parts removed for
servicing must be replaced prior
to operating fireplace.
WARNING: Do not use a
blower insert, heat exchanger
insert or other accessory not approved for use with this fireplace.
WARNING: 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 unless
a certified kit is used.
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WARNING: Do not allow fans to blow directly into the fireplace.
Avoid any drafts that alter burner flame patterns.
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 appliance.
Do not use this fireplace to cook food or burn paper or other flammable material.
This fireplace reaches high temperatures. Keep children and adults
away from hot surface to avoid burns or clothing ignition. Fireplace
will remain hot for a time after shutdown. Allow surface to cool
before touching.
Carefully supervise young children when they are in the room with
fireplace.
Keep the area around your fireplace clear of combustible materials,
gasoline and other flammable vapor or liquids. Do not run fireplace
where these are used or stored.
1. For propane/LP fireplace, do not place propane/LP supply tank(s) inside any structure.
Locate propane/LP supply tank(s) outdoors.
To prevent performance problems, do not
use propane/LP fuel tank of less than 100 lbs.
capacity.
2. If you smell gas
•shut off gas supply
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•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 you gas supplier, call the
fire department.
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3. Never install the fireplace
•in a recreational vehicle
•in windy or drafty areas where curtains or
other combustible (flammable) objects can
make contact with the fireplace front
•in high traffic areas
4. Turn fireplace off and let cool before servicing,
installing or repairing. Only a qualified service
person should install, service or repair this
fireplace. Have fireplace inspected annually
by a qualified service person.
5. You must keep control compartments, burners and circulating air passages clean. More
frequent cleaning may be needed due to excessive lint and dust from carpeting, bedding
material, etc. Turn off the gas valve and pilot
light before cleaning fireplace.
6. Have venting system inspected annually by a
qualified service person. If needed, have venting system cleaned or repaired. See Operating
Guidelines and Maintenance Instructions,
page 26.
7. Do not use any solid fuels (wood, coal, paper,
cardboard, etc.) in this fireplace. Use only the
gas type indicated on fireplace nameplate.
8. Do not use fireplace if any part has been exposed to or under water. Immediately call a
qualified service person to arrange for replacement of the unit.
9. Do not operate fireplace if any log is broken.
10.Do not operate fireplace with glass door
removed, cracked or broken.
11.Provide adequate clearances around air
openings.
12. Fireplaces with the suffix of -HA have been
designed to operate at altitudes of 4000 feet
and above. For horizontal installations above
2,000 feet, it is recommended that a 12" extension pipe be added before starter elbow (see
High Altitude Installation, page 18).
DIMENSIONS
TOP VIEW
BACK VIEW
(Back)
24"
1 1/2"ø
11 /16"
15
1 1/2"ø
(Front)
(Left Side)
39 3/4"
34 3/4"
26 3/8"
22 /8"
5
(Right Side)
10 1/2"
1 7/8"
10 1/2"
3"
RIGHT SIDE
3"
3 1/2"
1"
FRONT VIEW
30"
(Opening)
22 5/8"
32"(Opening)
41 1/8"
1 7/8"
19 7/8"
(Opening)
25"
Figure 1 - Dimensions for Left/Right Side Corner Unit
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PRE-INSTALLATION
PREPARATION
LOCATION AND SPACE
REQUIREMENTS
Determine the safest and most efficient location
for your FMI PRODUCTS, LLC direct-vent
fireplace. Make sure that rafters and wall studs
are not in the way of the venting system. Choose
a location where the heat output is not affected by
drafts, air conditioning ducts, windows or doors.
Be aware of all restrictions and precautions before
deciding the exact location for your fireplace and
termination cap.
When deciding the location of your fireplace,
follow these rules:
• A projection may be ideal for a new addition
on an existing finished wall. Refer to horizontal
termination configurations on page 14 or vertical configurations on page 17.
• Do not connect this fireplace venting to a chimney flue serving a separate solid-fuel burning
fireplace or appliance.
• Due to high temperatures, do not locate this
fireplace in high traffic areas, windy or drafty
areas or near furniture or draperies.
• Never obstruct the front opening of the appliance or flow of combustion and ventilation air.
Keep control compartments accessible.
• Do not locate close to where gasoline or other
flammable liquids may be stored. The appliance
must be kept clear and free from combustible
materials.
CLEARANCES
Minimum clearances to combustibles for the fireplace are as follows:
Back and Sides of Surround*
0"
Vent Surface (Side and Bottom)
1"
Top Vent Surface (Horizontal Run)
2"
Ceiling to Opening 36"
Floor0"
Wall to Front of Glass
36"
Perpendicular Wall to Opening of Unit
2"
Top Spacer
0"
* For back and sides of fireplace, do not pack
with insulation or other materials. Zero inch
clearance to combustible materials are for framing purpose only.
NOTICE: This fireplace is intended for use as supplemental
heat. Use this fireplace along
with your primary heating system. Do not install this fireplace
as your primary heat source.
If you have a central heating
system, you may run system’s
circulating blower while using
fireplace. This will help circulate
the heat throughout the house.
In the event of a power outage,
you can use this fireplace as a
heat source.
Upper
Louver
Panel
CEILING
36" Min.
WALL
36" Min.
0" Floor
Lower
Louver
Panel
Figure 3 - Minimum Clearances
Log Set
Figure 2 - Direct-Vent Fireplace
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PREPARATION
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Left Side
Surround
(0" Min.)
TOP VIEW
Right Side
Surround
(0" Min.)
0"
screws can be used to secure the unit to the floor.
The gas supply line may be connected through
the side framing or alternately through the lower
sub-flooring or a platform base if provided (see
Figure 8). Depending on installation, refer to appropriate illustrations.
2"
Wall In Front Of Glass
36" Min.
Perpendicular
Wall 2" Min.
From Opening
36"
24"
40 1
/2"
Figure 4 - Minimum Clearances
39 3/4" Min.
MANTEL CLEARANCES
Woodwork, such as wood trims, mantels and other
combustible materials should not be placed within
7" of the opening of this fireplace (see Figure 5).
Combustible material above projecting more than
11/2" from the appliance’s front face must not be
placed less than 15" from the opening of the appliance (ref. NFPA Standard 211 Sec. 7-3.3.3).
Figure 6 - Rough Opening for Fireplace
Combustible
Material May
Be Used
Drywall (Gypsum
Board, Sheetrock, Etc.)
Safe Zone for
12" Min.
Projection of
Combustible
Material
21" Min.
4"
Min.
2x4
Spacer
15" Min.
1 1/2" Max.
7" Min.
UNIT
24"
39 3/4"
Min.
Platform
Must Be
Solid, Flat,
and Fully
Supported
40 1
/2"
*
* As required by design as long as
ceiling clearance is maintained.
Figure 7 - Rough Opening for Installing
Fireplace on Platform
Figure 5 - Mantel Clearances
FRAMING
Once the final location has been determined, observing clearances for the vent termination, you
may construct framing using dimensions shown
in Figures 6 to 10 on page 7 depending on your
particular installation
If the appliance is to be installed directly on carpeting,
tile (other than ceramic), or any combustible material other than wood flooring, the appliance must be
installed upon a metal or wood panel extending the
full width and depth of the appliance. There are three
holes on each side of the bottom of the unit where
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1
20
/ "
3
16
/12 "
10
/12 "
11
6"
15 /1
Figure 8 - Alternate Gas Supply Location
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10 3/4"
Square
Min.
90o
Elbow
45o
Elbow
Vertical
Height
Depends on
Installation
26 3/8"
Height
Depends
On
Installation
Figure 9 - Rough Opening for Installing
Exterior Vent Terminal
Horizontal
Length Depends
on Installation
Figure 10 - Vent Opening Height
GENERAL VENTING
These models are approved for use with FMI
PRODUCTS, LLC 5"-8" Series, rigid type direct
vent pipe as supplied by FMI PRODUCTS, LLC
or with approved types of flexible vent pipe (not
supplied) when appropriately sized for an 8" outer
and 5" inner diameter application.
Your fireplace is approved to be vented either horizontally through a side wall, or vertically through
a roofline using the following guidelines:
• Only use FMI PRODUCTS, LLC supplied or
approved types of venting components or kits.
Do not mix different types of vent components,
modify vent components or custom fabricate
vent components for use in any one installation.
• Minimum clearance between vent pipes and
combustible materials is 1", except where stated
otherwise.
• Combustible material may be flush with the top
front of fireplace with a maximum thickness
of 3/4".
• Do not recess venting terminals into a wall
or siding.
• Do not install vent terminals below grade level.
Maintain a minimum height of 12" above snow
line.
• Do not terminate venting system into an attic
or garage.
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• If using a venting configuration of only horizontal venting with no vertical run, a 1/4" rise
for every 12" of run toward the termination is
required.
• There must not be any obstruction such as
bushes, garden sheds, fences, decks, or utility buildings within 24" from the front of the
termination cap.
• Do not locate termination cap where excessive
snow or ice build up may occur. Be sure to clear
vent termination area after snow falls to prevent
accidental blockage of venting system. When
using snow blowers, do not direct snow towards
vent termination area.
VENT TERMINATION CLEARANCES
The final position of your appliance depends on
the location of the vent termination in relation to
the clearances that must be observed as shown in
Figure 11, page 9.
You may avoid extra framing by positioning your
fireplace against an already existing framing member. The back of the fireplace may be positioned
directly against a combustible wall.
*Check with local codes or with the current National Fuel Gas Fuel Gas Code, ANS Z223.1 also
known as NFPA 54.
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N
N
D
H
V
L
E
B
C
Fixed
Closed
F
B
Openable Fixed
Closed
V
Openable
V
I
V
G
B
V
B
B
J
V
G
X
G
M
A
V
K
X
V
A
V TERMINATION CAP
X AIR SUPPLY INLET
G GAS METER
RESTRICTED AREA
(TERMINATION PROHIBITED)
I = clearance to service regulator vent outlet [*72" (182.9 cm)
A = clearance above grade, veranda, porch, deck, or
minimum]
balcony [*12" (30.5 cm) minimum]
J = clearance to non-mechanical air supply inlet to building
B = clearance to window or door that may be opened
or the combustion air inlet to any other fireplace
[6" (15 cm) min. for 10,000 Btu or less; 9" (23 cm) in US
[6" (15 cm) min. for 10,000 Btu or less; 9" (23 cm) in US
if between 10,000 and 50,000, 12" (30 cm) in Canada
if between 10,000 and 50,000, 12" (30 cm) in Canada
if between 10,000 and 100,000; 12" (30 cm) in US if
if between 10,000 and 100,000; 12" (30 cm) in US if
greater than 50,000, 36" (91 cm) in Canada if greater
greater than 50,000, 36" (91 cm) in Canada if greater
than 100,000]
than 100,000]
C = clearance to permanently closed window
K = clearance to a mechanical air supply inlet [*In Canada,
[minimum 12" (30.5 cm) recommended to prevent
6 ft. (1.83m) minimum; In US 3 ft. (91 cm) above if within
condensation on window]
10 ft. (3 m) horizontally]
D = vertical clearance to ventilated soffit located above the
terminal within a horizontal distance of 24" (61 cm) from L = † clearance above paved side-walk or a paved driveway
located on public property [*84" (213.3 cm) minimum]
the center-line of the terminal [18" (45.7 cm) minimum]
E = clearance to unventilated soffit [12" (30.5 cm) minimum] M = clearance under veranda, porch, deck
[*12" (30.5 cm) minimum ‡]
F = clearance to outside corner (see below)
N = clearance above a roof shall extend a minimum of
G = clearance to inside corner (see below)
24" (61 cm) above the highest point when it passes
H = *not to be installed above a meter/regulator assembly
through the roof surface and any other obstruction within
within 36" (91.4 cm) horizontally from the center line
a horizontal distance of 18" (45.7 cm)
of the regulator
† vent shall not terminate directly above a side-walk or paved driveway which is located between two
single family dwellings and serves both dwellings*
‡ only permitted if veranda, porch, deck or balconey is fully open on a minimum of 2 sides beneath the floor*
*
as specified in CAN/CSA B149 (.1 or .2) Installation Codes (1991) for Canada and U.S.A.
Note: Local codes or regulations may require different clearances
Termination Clearances for Buildings with Combustible and Noncombustible Exteriors
Inside Corner
Outside Corner
Recessed Location
D
C
A
C
E
A = 6" (15.2 cm)
V
V
V
B = 6" (15.2 cm)
B
Balcony with No Side Wall
Balcony with Perpendicular Side Wall
H
G
V
V
J
G = 12" (30.5 cm) minimum clearance
Combustible &
Noncombustible
H = 24" (61 cm)
J = 20" (50.8 cm)
C = Maximum depth of 48" (121.9 cm)
for recessed location
D = Minimum width for back wall of
recessed location Combustible - 38" (965 mm)
Noncombustible - 24" (61 cm)
E = Clearance from corner in
recessed locationCombustible - 6" (15.2 cm)
Noncombustible - 2" (5.1 cm)
Figure 11 - Minimum Clearances for Termination Cap
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REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF
MASSACHUSETTS
For all side wall horizontally vented gas fueled
equipment installed in every dwelling, building or
structure used in whole or in part for residential
purposes, including those owned or operated by
the Commonwealth and where the side wall exhaust vent termination is less than seven (7) feet
above finished grade in the area of the venting,
including but not limited to decks and porches,
the following requirements shall be satisfied:
INSTALLATION OF CARBON
MONOXIDE DETECTORS
At the time of installation of the side wall horizontal vented gas fueled equipment, the installing
plumber or gasfitter shall observe that a hard
wired carbon monoxide detector with an alarm
and battery backup is installed on the floor level
where the gas equipment is to be installed. In
addition, the installing plumber or gasfitter shall
observe that a battery operated or hard wired carbon monoxide detector with an alarm is installed
on each additional level of the dwelling, building or
structure served by the side wall horizontal vented
gas fueled equipment. It shall be the responsibility
of the property owner to secure the services of
qualified licensed professionals for the installation
of hard wired carbon monoxide detectors.
In the event that the side wall horizontally
vented gas fueled equipment is installed
in a crawl space or an attic, the hard wired
carbon monoxide detector with alarm and
battery back-up may be installed on the next
adjacent floor level.
In the event that the requirements of this
subdivision can not be met at the time of
completion of installation, the owner shall
have a period of thirty (30) days to comply with
the above requirements; provided, however,
that during said thirty (30) day period, a battery
operated carbon monoxide detector with an
alarm shall be installed.
Approved Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Each carbon monoxide detector as required
in accordance with the above provisions shall
comply with NFPA 720 and be ANSI/UL 2034
listed and IAS certified.
SIGNAGE
A metal or plastic identification plate shall be
permanently mounted to the exterior of the
building at a minimum height of eight (8) feet
above grade directly in line with the exhaust
vent terminal for the horizontally vented gas
fueled heating appliance or equipment. The
sign shall read, in print size no less than 1/2" in
size, "GAS VENT DIRECTLY BELOW. KEEP
CLEAR OF ALL OBSTRUCTIONS".
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INSPECTION
The state or local gas inspector of the side
wall horizontally vented gas fueled equipment
shall not approve the installation unless, upon
inspection, the inspector observes carbon
monoxide detectors and signage installed in
accordance with the provisions of 248 CMR
5.08(2)(a) 1 through 4.
EXEMPTIONS: The following equipment is
exempt from 248 CMR 5.08(2)(a) 1 through 4:
• The equipment listed in Chapter 10 entitled
"Equipment Not Required To Be Vented"
in the most current edition of NFPA 54 as
adopted by the Board; and
• Product Approved side wall horizontally
vented gas fueled equipment installed in a
room or structure separate from the dwelling, building or structure used in whole or
in part for residential purposes.
MANUFACTURER REQUIREMENTS
Gas Equipment Venting System Provided
When the manufacturer of Product Approved
side wall horizontally vented gas equipment
provides a venting system design or venting
system components with the equipment, the
instructions provided by the manufacturer for
installation of the equipment and the venting
system shall include:
• Detailed instructions for the installation of
the venting system design or the venting
system components; and
• A complete parts list for the venting system
design or venting system.
Gas Equipment Venting System Not
Provided
When the manufacturer of a Product Approved side wall horizontally vented gas fueled equipment does not provide the parts for
venting the flue gases, but identifies "special
venting systems", the following requirements
shall be satisfied by the manufacturer:
• The referenced "special venting system" instructions shall be included with the appliance
or equipment installation instructions; and
• The "special venting systems" shall be Product Approved by the Board, and the instructions for that system shall include a parts list
and detailed installation instructions.
A copy of all installation instructions for all
Product Approved side wall horizontally
vented gas fueled equipment, all venting instructions, all parts lists for venting instructions, and/or all venting design instructions
shall remain with the appliance or equipment
at the completion of the installation.
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VENTING INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING: Read all instructions completely and thoroughly
before attempting installation.
Failure to do so could result in
serious injury, property damage
or loss of life.
WARNING: Seal all connections with high temperature
silicone every time a vent connection is made. Before joining
elbows or pipes, apply a bead
of high temperature silicone
sealant to the male end of the
elbow or pipe. High temperature
silicone must also be used to reseal any connections after maintenance to venting system.
NOTICE: Failure to follow these instructions will void the warranty.
NOTICE: Do not seal termination
cap to vent pipe. Cap must be
removable for vent inspection
and maintenance.
INSTALLATION PRECAUTIONS
Consult local building codes before beginning the
installation. The installer must make sure to select
the proper vent system for installation. Before
installing vent kit, the installer must read this
fireplace manual and vent kit instructions.
Only a qualified service person should install
venting system. The installer must follow these
safety rules:
• Wear gloves and safety glasses for protection
• Use extreme caution when using ladders or
when on roof tops
• Be aware of electrical wiring locations in walls
and ceilings
The following actions will void the warranty on
your venting system:
• Installation of any damaged venting component
• Unauthorized modification of the venting system (Do not cut or alter vent components)
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• Installation of any component part not manufactured or approved by FMI PRODUCTS, LLC
• Installation other than as instructed by these
instructions
WARNING: This gas fireplace
and vent assembly must be vented
directly to the outside. The venting
system must NEVER be attached
to a chimney serving a separate
solid fuel burning appliance. Each
direct-vent gas appliance must
use a separate vent system. Do not
use common vent systems.
INSTALLATION PLANNING
There are two basic types of direct-vent installation:
• Horizontal Termination
• Vertical Termination
It is important to select the proper length of vent
pipe for the type of termination you choose. It is
also important to note the wall thickness.
For Horizontal Termination: Select the amount of
vertical rise desired. The horizontal run of venting
must have 1/4" rise for every 12" of run towards
the termination.
WARNING: Never run the
vent downward as this may
cause excessive temperatures
which could cause a fire.
You may use one or two 90° elbows in this vent
configuration. See Horizontal Termination Configurations on page 14.
For Vertical Termination: Measure the distance
from the fireplace flue outlet to the ceiling. Add
the ceiling thickness, the vertical rise in an attic or
second story, and allow for sufficient vent height
above the roof line. You may use one or two 90°
elbows in this vent configuration. See Vertical
Termination Configurations on page 17.
Note: You may use two 45° elbows in place of a
90° elbow. You must follow rise to run ratios when
using 45° elbows.
For two-story applications, firestops are required at
each floor level. If an offset is needed in the attic,
additional pipe and elbows will be required.
You may use a chase with a vent termination with
exposed pipe on the exterior of the house. See Installing Vent System in a Chase, page 12.
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Continued
Your FMI PRODUCTS, LLC direct-vent fireplace
has been tested for a minimum 3' rise with a maximum 11" wall thickness. Any horizontal application
longer than 12" must provide a minimum of 1 foot
of vertical rise for every 3 feet of horizontal run.
The maximum horizontal run is 20' with 8' vertical
rise (see Installation for Horizontal Termination).
The maximum vertical run is 30' (see Installation
for Vertical Termination, page 15).
Installing Vent System in a Chase
A chase is a vertical box-like structure built to
enclose venting that runs along the outside of a
building.
NOTICE: Treatment of firestops
and construction of the chase
may vary from building type to
building type. These instructions are not substitutes for the
requirements of local building
codes. You must follow all local
building codes.
Note: When installing in a chase, you should
insulate the chase as you would the outside walls
of your home. This is especially important in
cold climates. Minimum clearance between vent
pipes and combustible materials such as insulation is 1".
After framing the chase (see Framing on page 7)
install the vent system by following the installation instructions.
INSTALLATION FOR HORIZONTAL
TERMINATION
1. Determine the route your horizontal venting
will take. Note: The location of the horizontal
vent termination on the exterior wall must
meet all local and national building codes and
must not be blocked or obstructed.
WARNING: Do not recess
vent terminal into a wall or siding. This is a fire hazard.
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Snorkel terminations are available for terminations requiring a vertical rise on the exterior of
the building (see Figures 12 and 13). Snorkel
kits are available for rigid pipe applications
only to provide a 14" rise and a 36" rise (see
page 18). Follow the same installation procedures used for standard horizontal terminations.
If installing the snorkel termination to raise the
vent termination from below grade level such
as in a basement installation, you must provide
proper drainage to prevent water from entering
the snorkel termination (see Figure 13). Do not
back fill around the snorkel termination.
2. Rigid vent pipes and fittings have special
twist-lock connections. Assemble the desired
combination of pipe and elbows to the appliance adaptor with pipe seams oriented towards
the wall or floor.
Snorkel
90º
12" Minimum
12"
Minimum
45º
Figure 12 - Snorkel Termination
Snorkel
90º
12"
Minimum
12" Minimum
45°
Adequate
Drainage
Figure 13 - Snorkel Termination with
Drainage Pipe
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Twist-lock Procedure: The female ends of the
pipes and fittings have four locking lugs (indentations). These lugs will slide straight into
matching slots on the male ends of adjacent
pipes and fittings. (All connections must be
sealed with high temperature silicone sealant
as specified in the second warning statement
on page 11). Push the pipe sections together
and twist one section clockwise approximately
one-quarter turn until the sections are fully
locked. See Figure 14. Note: Horizontal runs
of vent must be supported every three feet. Use
wall straps for this purpose.
3. Attach vent pipe assembly to the fireplace using
twist lock connections. Set fireplace in front of
its permanent location to insure minimum clearances. Mark the wall for a 10 3/4" square hole (for
noncombustible material such as masonry block
or concrete, a 8 1/2" diameter hole is acceptable).
See Figure 15. The center of the hole should
line up with the center line of the rigid vent
pipe. Cut a 10 3/4" x 10 3/4" square hole through
combustible exterior wall (8 1/2" diameter hole
if noncombustible). Frame as necessary.
4. Noncombustible Exterior Wall: Apply a bead
of non-hardening mastic around the outside
edge of the vent cap. Position the vent cap in the
center of the hole on the exterior wall with the
arrow on the vent cap pointing up. Attach the
vent cap with four wood screws provided (see
Figure 16). Note: Replace the wood screws
with appropriate fasteners for stucco, brick,
concrete, or other types of siding.
Combustible Exterior Wall: For vinyl siding,
stucco, or wood exteriors, a siding standoff
must be installed between the vent cap and
exterior wall. The siding standoff prevents
excessive heat from damaging siding materials.
Siding materials must be cut to accommodate
standoff. Bolt the vent cap to the standoff.
Apply non-hardening mastic around outside
edge of the standoff. Position the standoff/cap
assembly in the center of the square hole and
attach to exterior wall with wood screws provided (see Figure 17). The siding standoff must
sit flush against the exterior fascia material.
Vent Cap
Male
Slots
Female
Locking
Lugs
Wood Screw
Figure 16 - Installing Horizontal Vent Cap
(Noncombustible Exterior)
Figure 14 - Vent Pipe Connections
Vent Opening
Combustible Wall
Cut Siding Away to
Fit Standoff
10 3/4" Inside Framing
10 3/4"
Standoff
10 3/4"
Vent Opening
Noncombustible Wall
Vent
Cap
(Framing
Detail)
8 1/2"
Figure 15 - Vent Opening Requirements
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Wood
Screw
Screws
Apply Mastic
to All Four Sides
Figure 17 - Installing Siding Standoff
(Combustible Exterior Wall)
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45° Starter
Elbow
Continued
5. Combustible Exterior Wall Only: Slide
interior wall firestop over vent pipe before
connecting horizontal run to vent cap (see
Figure 18).
Interior Wall
Surface
Wall
Firestop
Vent Cap
(Horizontal
Termination)
Screw
Horizontal
Vent Pipe
Horizontal Venting
Vertical (V)
Horizontal (H)
49.5" min.*
17" max.*
60" min.
77" max.
72" min.
101" max.
84" min.
125" max.
132" min.
149" max.
(45° elbow, 1' vertical pipe, 90° elbow)
Figure 19 - Horizontal Termination
Configuration for Rigid Venting Using
One 90° Elbow
Figure 18 - Connecting Vent Cap with
Horizontal Vent Pipe
Horizontal Termination Configurations
Figures 19 and 20 show different configurations
for venting with horizontal termination. Each
figure includes a chart with vertical minimum/
maximum and horizontal maximum dimensions
which must be met. All connections must be sealed
with high temperature silicone sealant as specified
in the second warning statement on page 11. All
horizontal terminations require 1/4" rise per 12"
of horizontal run. You must add 1/4" of vertical
height (V) in the following tables for each foot of
horizontal run (H).
45° Starter
Elbow
Venting with Two 90° Elbows
Vertical (V)
Horizontal (H1) +
Horizontal (H2)
5' min.
4' max.
6' min.
8' max.
7' min.
10' max.
8' min.
15' max.
20' max.
20' max.
Figure 20 - Horizontal Termination
Configuration for Rigid Venting Using
Two 90° Elbows with Termination at 90°
with Fireplace
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INSTALLATION FOR VERTICAL
TERMINATION
NOTICE: Use rigid pipe only. Flex
venting is not to be used with a
vertical termination.
1. Determine the route your vertical venting will
take. If ceiling joists, roof rafters, or other
framing will obstruct the venting system,
consider an offset (see Figure 21) to avoid
cutting load bearing members.
Note: Pay special attention to these installation instructions for required clearances (air
space) to combustibles when passing through
ceilings, walls, roofs, enclosures, attic rafters,
etc. Do not pack air spaces with insulation.
Also note maximum vertical rise of the venting system and any maximum horizontal
offset limitations. Offsets must fall within the
parameters shown in Figure 22.
2. Set the fireplace in desired location. Drop a
plumb line down from the ceiling to the position of the fireplace exit flue. Mark the center
point where the vent will penetrate the ceiling.
Drill a small locating hole at this point.
Drop a plumb line from the inside of the roof
to the locating hole in the ceiling. Mark the
center point where the vent will penetrate the
roof. Drill a small locating hole at this point.
Roof
Flashing
(2) 45°
Elbows
Plumber’s
Tape
Connected
to Wall
Strap
Wall
Strap
Lowest
Discharge
Opening
Listed
Gas
Vent
Listed
Vent Cap
8'
Minimum
X
12
Roof Pitch is
x 12 Listed
Clearance
H (Min.) Height from Roof
ROOF PITCH
Flat to 6/12
6/12 to 7/12
Over 7/12 to 8/12
Over 8/12 to 9/12
Over 9/12 to 10/12
Over 10/12 to 11/12
Over 11/12 to 12/12
Over 12/12 to 14/12
Over 14/12 to 16/12
Over 16/12 to 18/12
Over 18/12 to 20/12
Over 20/12 to 21/12
H(Min.)
1.0'
1.25'
1.5'
2.0'
2.5'
3.25'
4.0'
5.0'
6.0'
7.0'
7.5'
8.0'
Figure 22 - Vertical Vent Termination
Clearance
Flat Ceiling Installation
1. Cut a 10 3/4" square hole in the ceiling using
the locating hole as a center point. The opening should be framed to 10 3/4"x10 3/4" inside
dimensions, as shown in Figure 18 on page
14 using framing lumber the same size as the
ceiling joists. If the area above the ceiling is an
insulated ceiling or an attic space, nail firestop
from the top side. This prevents loose insulation from falling into the required clearance
space. If the area above the ceiling is a living
space, install firestop below the framed hole.
The firestop should be installed with no less
than three nails per side (see Figure 23).
If area above is an attic, install firestop
above framed hole.
(2) 45°
Elbows
Firestop
Firestop
Figure 21 - Vertical Vent Pipe Offsets
If area above is a living space, install
firestop below framed hole.
Figure 23 - Installing Firestop
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2. Assemble the desired lengths of pipe and
elbows necessary to reach from the fireplace
flue up through the firestop. All connections
must be sealed with high temperature silicone
sealant as specified in the second warning
statement on page 11. Be sure all pipe and
elbow connections are fully twist-locked (see
Figure 14, page 13 ).
3. Cut a hole in the roof using the locating hole
as a center point. (Cover any exposed open
vent pipes before cutting hole in roof.) The
10 3/4" x 10 3/4" hole must be measured on
the horizontal; actual length may be larger
depending on the pitch of the roof. There
must be a 1" clearance from the vent pipe to
combustible materials. Frame the opening as
shown in Figure 15 on page 13.
4. Connect a section of pipe and extend up
through the hole. If an offset is needed to avoid
obstructions, you must support the vent pipe
every 3 feet. Use wall straps for this purpose
(see Figure 21, page 15). Whenever possible,
use 45° elbows instead of 90° elbows. The 45°
elbow offers less restriction to the flow of the
flue gases and intake air.
5. Place the flashing over the pipe section(s)
extending through the roof. Apply a bead of
silicone or roof sealer to the bottom flange of
flashing and secure the base of the flashing to
the roof and framing with roofing nails. Be
sure roofing material overlaps the top edge of
the flashing as shown in Figure 21, page 15.
There must be a 1" clearance from the vent
pipe to combustible materials.
6. Continue to add pipe sections until the height
of the vent cap meets the minimum building
code requirements described in Figure 11,
page 9. Note: You must increase vent height
for steep roof pitches. Nearby trees, adjoining
rooflines, steep pitched roofs, and other similar factors may cause poor draft or down-draft
condition (see Figure 22, page 15). Increasing
the vent height may solve this problem.
7. Apply a bead of sealer to the upper edge of
flashing collar. Slide storm collar over pipe and
down to top edge of flashing. Apply a second
bead of silicone or roof sealer around remaining seam of storm collar. Twist-lock vent cap
onto last section of vent pipe and seal with
high temperature silicone sealant as specified
in the second warning statement on page 11.
Finish sealing flange around roofing material
with roofing sealer.
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Note: If the vent pipe passes through any occupied
areas above the first floor, including storage spaces
and closets, you must enclose pipe. You may frame
and sheetrock the enclosure with standard construction material. Make sure and meet the minimum
allowable clearances to combustibles. Do not fill
any of the required air spaces with insulation.
Cathedral Ceiling Installation
1. Remove shingles or other roof covering as
necessary to cut the rectangular hole for the
support box. Mark the outline of the cathedral
ceiling support box on the roof sheathing using
the locating hole as a center point.
2. Cut the hole 1/8" larger than the support box
outline (see Figure 24).
3. Lower the support box through the hole in the
roof until the bottom of the box extends at least
2" below the ceiling (see Figure 24). Align the
support box vertically and horizontally using
a level. Temporarily tack the support box in
place through the inside walls and into the roof
sheathing.
4. Using tin snips, cut the support box from the
top corners down to the roofline and fold the
resulting flaps over the roof sheathing (see
Figure 25). Apply a bead of non-hardening
mastic around the top edges of the support box
to make a seal between the box and the roof.
Nail in place with roofing nails. Remove any
combustible material that might be inside of
the support box.
Level
Cathedral
ceiling
support box
2" minimum below
finished ceiling
Cut hole 1/8"
larger than
support box when
projected onto roofline
Figure 24 - Cathedral Ceiling Support
Box Installation
Non-hardening
Mastic under all
edges of support
box before nailing
Figure 25 - Installed Cathedral Ceiling
Support Box
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Venting with One 90° Elbow
Vertical (V) Horizontal (H)
5' min.
2' max.
6' min.
4' max.
7' min.
6' max.
8' min.
8' max.
20' max.
8' max.
Continued
5. Complete the cathedral ceiling installation
by following the same procedures outlined in
steps 2 through 7 for Flat Ceiling Installation,
page 15.
Vertical Termination Configurations
Figures 26 through 29 show four different configurations for vertical termination. These minimum
vertical rises are based on horizontal runs with a
minimum of 1/4" upwards pitch per foot and do
not reflect constraints on a vertical system with
45° or greater offset.
Any offset pitch of 45° or less must be considered
horizontal and sized within the maximum allowable lengths listed in the following examples. All
connections must be sealed with high temperature
silicone sealant as specified in the second warning
statement on page 11.
45° Starter
Elbow
Note: Install
restrictor into
inner collar of
fireplace as
shown.
Figure 27 - Vertical Rigid Venting
Configuration Using One 90° Elbow
Venting with Two 90° Elbows
Vertical (V) Horizontal (H1) +
Horizontal (H2)
5' min.
2' max.
6' min.
4' max.
7' min.
6' max.
8' min.
8' max.
20' max.
8' max.
Venting with Two
90° Elbows
Vertical Horizontal
(V1)(H)
5' min. 6' max.
6' min. 12' max.
7' min. 18' max.
8' min. 20' max.
45° Starter
Elbow
Note: Install
restrictor into inner
collar of fireplace
as shown.
Note: Install
restrictor into inner
collar of fireplace
as shown.
45° Starter
Elbow
Figure 26 - Vertical Rigid Venting
Configuration Using Two 90° Elbows
with Two Horizontal Runs
Figure 28 - Vertical Rigid Venting
Configuration Using Two 90° Elbows
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INSTRUCTIONS
Continued
IMPORTANT: For horizontal installations
above 2,000 feet, it is recommended that a 12"
extension pipe be added before starter elbow
(see Figure 30).
45° Starter
Elbow
12"
Extension
Vertical Venting
V = 40' max.
PARTS LIST FOR FMI PRODUCTS, LLC
VENTING KITS AND COMPONENTS
45° Starter
Elbow
Note: Install
restrictor into inner
collar of fireplace
as shown.
Figure 29 - Vertical Rigid Venting
Configuration With No Horizontal Run
HIGH ALTITUDE INSTALLATION
Your FMI PRODUCTS, LLC direct-vent fireplace
has been tested and approved for elevations from
0-2,000 feet and certified for elevations from
0-5,000 feet.
Fireplaces for High Altitude (models ending in
HA) are for installation above 4,000 feet only.
These fireplaces are equipped with parts specific
for higher altitudes. IMPORTANT: These fireplaces can NOT be converted to propane/LP gas.
When installing a non-high altitude fireplace at
an elevation above 2,000 feet, you may need to
decrease the input rating by changing the existing
burner orifice to a smaller size. Reduce input 4%
for each 1,000 feet above sea level. Check with
your local gas company for proper orifice size
identification.
Consult with your local gas company to help determine the proper orifice size and identification
for your location.
Components and parts must be ordered by part
number through your local dealer or distributor.
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Figure 30 - Recommended 12" Extension
for High Altitude Installation
FMI PRODUCTS, LLC (5"/8") Pipe & Vent Kits
Number Description
VKR-58 R o o f Ve n t K i t , G a l v a n i z e d
(Includes: 45° Elbow, 7"-12"
Adjustable Pipe, Flue Restrictor,
Vertical High Wind Termination,
2' Pipe, 4' Pipe, Wall Firestop,
Storm Collar, Roof Flashing
[0/12 - 6/12], 26 Screws)
VKB-58 Basement Vent Kit, Galvanized
(Includes: 45° Elbow, 7"-12"
Adjustable Pipe, Wall Firestop,
Horizontal Square Termination,
4' Pipe, 90° Elbow, 20 Screws)
VKS-58 Snorkel Vent Kit, Galvanized
(Includes: 45° Elbow, 7"-12"
Adjustable Pipe, Wall Firestop,
36" Snorkel Termination, 4' Pipe,
1' Pipe, 90° Elbow, 26 Screws)
VKG-58 Ground Floor Vent Kit, Galvanized
(Includes: 45° Elbow, 7"-12"
Adjustable Pipe, Wall Firestop,
Horizontal Square Termination,
16 Screws)
P58-48 48" Section Double Wall Pipe,
Galvanized
P58-36 36" Section Double Wall Pipe,
Galvanized
P58-24 24" Section Double Wall Pipe,
Galvanized
P58-12 12" Section Double Wall Pipe,
Galvanized
P58-6
6" Section Double Wall Pipe,
Galvanized
PA58-712 Adjustable 7"-12" Section Double
Wall Pipe, Galvanized
FPA58-6 6" Dura Vent Collar to FMI Pipe
Adaptor
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Number Description
E58-45 45° Elbow, Galvanized
E58-90 90° Elbow, Galvanized
FSE58-4545° Starter Elbow (Dura Vent to
FMI Pipe)
FP-58
Firestop Plate
WF-58
Wall Firestop, Galvanized
RF-58-6 Roof Flashing - 0 to 6/12 Pitch,
Galvanized
RF-58-12 Roof Flashing - 6/12 to 12/12 Pitch,
Galvanized
S-58
Vinyl Siding Standoff,
Galvanized
VT-58
Vertical Round Termination,
Galvanized
HHT-58 High WInd Round Horizontal
Termination Kit, Galvanized
HTS-58 Square Horizontal Termination,
Galvanized
HHTK-58 High Wind Round Horizontal
Termination Kit
(Includes Round Termination,
Wall Firestop, 45° Elbow)
ST-58-14 14" Snorkel Termination,
Galvanized
ST-58-36 36" Snorkel Termination,
Galvanized
SF-58
Stucco Flashing For use with HTS-58
VR-58
Vertical Restrictor, Galvanized
WS-58
Wall Strap
SC-58
Storm Collar, Galvanized
CS-58
Cathedral Ceiling Support
Make Connections
with Wirenuts
(Supplied)
(Back
View)
Transformer
G
N
V2
D
Plug 120V AC
To Receptacle
G
N
V2
D
L1
L1
IND TS SI
P.
SW V1
Ignition
Control
Module
IND TS SI
18 AWG
Red Wire
P.
SW V1
Figure 31 - Wall Switch Wiring Diagram,
Electronic Units
ILOT
TH
7
TPTH
P
ON
ILOT
TH
TP
7
A
HI
TPTH
E
To
Thermopile
16AI
O
L
OF F
WARNING: Do not wire remote wall switch to main power
supply (Standard 120V household current).
Wall Switch
(Supplied)
TP
HI
O
P IL T
O
The electronic version uses a 24 VAC current supplied from a transformer mounted on the ignition
E connection
A
module and is prewired for easy
to a
wall switch (see Figure 31). The millivolt version
uses a self generated millivolt current that allows
you to activate the gas control valve directly without the use of normal household electricity (see
Figure 32). Both versions are supplied with a wall
switch kit for ready connection and mounting.
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Wall Switch
(Supplied)
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WALL SWITCH INSTALLATION
Route 24V (Supplied)
Through Electrical
Conduit Bushing
OF F
O
P IL T
ON
INSTALLATION
1. To remove the louvers, simultaneously pull
both top end spring latches towards the center
of the appliance until they are disengaged
from locating holes. Repeat for bottom spring
latches and pull louvers outward. Reverse the
procedure to install louvers back onto the appliance (see Figure 33, page 20).
2. Connect the 18 gauge wires from wall switch
to the gas control valve terminals marked TH
and TPTH or to the ignition module using the
pigtails and wire nut connectors supplied with
the appliance.
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Route Millivolt Wires
(Back
(Supplied) Through Gas
View)
Line Conduit Sleeve
Figure 32 - Wall Switch Wiring Diagram,
Millivolt Units
Note: If any of the original wire supplied must be
replaced, use type 18 AWG-105° C (25 feet length
maximum) or equivalent.
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INSTALLATION
Continued
CAUTION: Due to high temperatures, make sure wires are
not touching upper firebox.
Glass
Locating
Holes
Recommended
Blower Speed
Control
Location
Spring Latch
INSTALLING OPTIONAL WIRELESS HANDHELD REMOTE CONTROL MRC - SERIES
Note: If using an optional wireless hand-held
remote control, the wall switch is no longer
operational.
NOTICE: Only use alkaline batteries (not included).
Installing Remote Receiver
1. Open bottom louver and locate switch
bracket on the right.
2. Remote receiver can be placed in the
hole on the switch bracket or place on the
floor underneath the firebox. See remote
instructions for further information.
3. Attach terminal wires to battery.
4. Connect wires from receiver to TH and
TPTH to control valve (see Figure 35).
Figure 33 - Removing Louver
ELECTRICAL HOOKUP FOR
OPTIONAL BLOWER ACCESSORY
Before blower accessory can be operated, the appliance outlet box must be properly connected to
a standard 120 VAC power source. This must be
done when the appliance is originally installed.
Refer to Wiring Diagrams on page 32.
An outlet box with two receptacles has been supplied for your convenience and is located on the
lower right side of the appliance (see Figure 34).
The variable speed controller is mounted on a
magnetic base and may be positioned anywhere
within an accessible distance behind the louvered
opening (see Figure 33).
You may test the blower for operation by turning
the control knob clockwise just until it clicks on
which is the full on position. Adjust the fan speed
to the lowest setting (this should be no more than
1/4 of a turn clockwise).
To Optional
To Wall
Remote
Thermostat
Accessory
Figure 35 - Control Valve Terminals
For Optional
Fan Kit
From Blower
Assembly
Figure 34 - Connecting Blower
Accessory to Power Supply
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Continued
Installing SKYTECH/WRC Model Remote
Control (Electronic Models Only)
1. Remove lower louver access panel in fireplace (see step 1 of Wall Switch Installation,
page 19).
2. If a wall switch was installed, it must be
removed from ignition control circuit for
remote to work properly. Remove wire nuts
from switch connection at ignition control
module. Using wire nut, connect transformer
(blue) wire to remaining wire connected to
control terminal marked P.SW (see Figure
31, page 19).
3. The receiver does not require a battery. To
install, plug extension cord into one of the
outlet receptacles on the outlet box. Plug receiver unit into extension cord and the ignition
module into receiver unit (see Figure 36).
4. Replace louvered access panel by following
reverse steps on page 19.
5. Activate handset battery by removing insulating tab on back (see Figure 37).
GAS LINE HOOK-UP
WARNING: Before you proceed, make sure your gas supply
is OFF.
WARNING: Gas line hookup
should be done by your gas
supplier or a qualified service
person.
An equipment shutoff valve has been included in
the appliance’s gas supply system. You may consider installing an extra gas shutoff valve outside
the appliance’s enclosure (check with local codes)
where it can be accessed more conveniently with a
key through a wall as shown in Figure 38.
Route a 1/2" NPT black iron gas line towards the
appliance coming in from the left. It is recommended to route the pipe between the stand of
the firebox and the surround of the fireplace (see
Figure 39, page 22).
Shutoff Valve
Optional Fan
Outlet Box
Kit Plug
Extension
Receiver
Cord
Gas
Valve
P
Key
ON
HI
TH
TP
O FF
O
A
TPTH
7
O
PIL T
16AI
L
E
Extension
ILOT
White
Red
To Thermopile
Figure 36 - Installing Remote Receiver
(SKYTECH Model)
Figure 38 - Typical Exterior Wall Gas
Shutoff Installation
Battery
Cover
12 Volt
Battery
Pull to Remove
Insulation Tab
Figure 37 - Installing Battery in HandHeld Remote Control Unit (SKYTECH)
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INSTALLATION
Continued
IMPORTANT: The appliance and its individual
shutoff valve must be disconnected from the gas
supply piping system during any pressure testing
of that system at test pressures in excess of 1/2
psig. (3.5 kPa). The appliance must be isolated
from the gas supply piping system by closing its
individual equipment shutoff valve during any
pressure testing of the gas supply piping system
at test pressures equal to or less than 1/2 psig.
(3.5 kPa).
CAUTION: Do not kink flexible gas line.
CAUTION: Compounds used
on threaded joints of gas piping
shall be resistant to the action
of Liquefied Petroleum (LP or
propane), and should be applied
lightly to ensure excess sealant
does not enter the gas line.
1. Install a sediment trap between the incoming
gas line and the gas control valve (see Figure
39). The sediment trap should extend down the
center of the pipe. Refer to your local codes.
2. Prepare incoming gas line and check with
local codes regarding the use of teflon tape.
Complete your gas line installation by connecting incoming gas line with flexible gas
line. Secure tightly with a wrench, but DO
NOT OVERTIGHTEN.
Incoming 1/2" Gas
Line Permitted by
Local Codes
Sediment
Trap (Not
Supplied)
3" Min.
all
eW e
Sid plianc
f Ap
O
WARNING: All gas piping
and connections must be tested
for leaks after the installation
is completed. After ensuring
that the gas valve is open, apply a soap and water solution
to all connections and joints. If
bubbles appear, leaks can be detected and corrected. Do not use
an open flame for leak testing
and do not operate any appliance
if a leak is detected.
WARNING: Improper installation, adjustment, alteration, service, or maintenance can cause
injury or property damage. Refer
to this manual. For assistance or
additional information, consult
a qualified installer, service
agency, or gas supplier.
GAS SUPPLY TESTING
Note: This section is intended as a guide for
qualified service technicians installing gas to the
appliance.
CAUTION: Do not connect
appliance before pressure testing gas piping. Damage to the
gas valve may result and an unsafe condition may be caused.
The millivolt system with a manual HI/LO applies only to the DVF36TCR, DVF36TCRP,
DVF36TCL and DVF36TCLP models. The gas
control valve is accessible from the lower control
compartment. Two pressure taps are provided on
the gas control valve for a pressure gauge connection (see Figure 40, page 23).
The electronic system applies to the DVF36TCRE, DVF36TCRPE, DVF36TCLE and DVF36TCLPE models (see Figure 41, page 23).
Figure 39 - Sediment Trap
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Continued
Pilot
Adjustment Cap
Pilot Gas Line
Do Not Kink To Pilot
Burner
P
ON/OFF
Knob
ON
HI
OF F
TPTH
TP
O
To Main
Burner
TH
7
O
P IL T
16AI
L
E
ILOT
7. Place logs “B” as shown in Figure 46, page
24. Lift end of log “A” that will be propped up
and place log “B” under it. At the same time,
the other side of log “B” is placed over other
log “A”. Repeat procedure for other log “B”.
The charred area on these four interlocking logs
must be aligned flush with each other . Make
sure the logs does not cover any of the burner
ports.
A
Open
Close
Flame
Inlet
Adjustment
Pressure Outlet
Pressure Knob
Figure 40 - Millivolt Control Valve
From
Gas
Supply
Figure 42 - Opening Door Latches
D
IH
O
L
E
Inlet
Pressure
B
T
PI L O
A
To Main
Burner
Flame
Adjustment
Outlet
Pressure Knob
A
E
C
Figure 41 - Electronic Control Valve
D
INSTALLING LOG SET
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B
Figure 43 - Log Set (9 Pieces)
Back
Front
Left
Right
Figure 44 - Burner and Grate (Top View)
Left
Front
Back
Before proceeding, make sure the gas control valve
is in the OFF position. Logs have been shrink
wrapped on a cardboard backing to prevent breakage during shipping. Cut around perimeter of each
log and pull gently on shrink-wrap to expose log.
Do not pull on log to release it from the shrinkwrap as this may damage logs.
1. Remove lower louver access panel in fireplace (see step 1 of Wall Switch Installation,
page 19).
2. Remove screen rod by sliding it either to the
left or right of fireplace until one of the rod
ends is free. Remove screen from fireplace.
3. To open glass door, undo latches located on
the top and bottom of firebox (see Figure
42). Note: Use caution when opening these
latches. Carefully open door by swinging it
to the left. The glass door is mounted to the
firebox with 5 screws.
4. Figure 43 shows the log set. Logs “A” have
a knot at the end of the log. Logs “B” have a
knot at the middle of the log. Twigs “C” have
the shape of a “Y”. Twigs “D” have the shape
of bent twigs. Twig “E” is a straight twig
which is placed across top of logs “B”.
5. Figure 44 shows top view of burner and grate.
6. Place logs “A” as shown in Figure 45.
C
A
Right
Figure 45 - Installing Logs “A” (Top View)
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INSTALLATION
DECORATIVE FACING
Continued
8. Take twigs “C” (shaped like a “Y”) and place
them as shown in Figure 47.
9. Take twigs “D” (bent twig) and place them
as shown in Figure 47.
10. Place twig “E” across the top of logs “B” as
shown in Figure 47.
11.When finished installing logs, close glass
door. Make certain safety door switch is fully
depressed by door frame before securing four
(4) spring loaded latches.
12. Replace louvers in reverse order with grilles
pointing in down position.
WARNING: Improper installation, adjustment, alteration, service, or maintenance can cause
injury or property damage. Refer
to this manual. For assistance or
additional information, consult
a qualified installer, service
agency, or gas supplier.
Left
Any noncombustible material may be used for
facing (glass, tile, brick, etc.) as long as proper
clearances are observed (see Clearances, page
6). IMPORTANT: Louvered openings must not
be obstructed, and upper and lower panels must
remain removable for servicing. Use only heatresistant, noncombustible mortar or adhesive when
securing facing material.
Note: Combustible material, such as wood, that
has been fireproofed is not considered noncombustible.
PILOT/ELECTRODE
ASSEMBLY ADJUSTMENT
Pilot assembly is factory preset for proper flame
height. Alteration to these settings may have occurred during shipping and handling. If this is the
case, some minor adjustment may be necessary
and should be done by a qualified technician. To
access pilot assembly, glass door must be opened.
Proper settings for thermopile height should be at a
distance of 1/2" to 3/8" from pilot flame as shown
in Figure 48.
1/8"
1/2" - 3/8"
Front
Back
A
B
B
A
Right
Figure 46 - Installing Logs “B ” (Top View)
Figure 48 - Correct Pilot Flame Pattern
Left
C
Front
Back
D
E
C
D
Right
Figure 47 - Installing Twigs “C, D, E ”
(Top View)
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ASSEMBLY ADJUSTMENT
Continued
The electrode is installed at the factory for proper
positioning. However, alterations to the position
may have occurred due to shipping and handling.
These settings may need adjustment and must be
done by a qualified technician. The correct position
and height is as shown in Figure 49.
3/4"
(19 mm)
CORRECT
INCORRECT
CLOSE
SHUTTER
Long, Blue Flame with
Yellow Tips
Short, Sharp, Blowing Flame
INCORRECT
OPEN SHUTTER
1/2"
(12.7 mm)
Long, Uneven, Yellow Flame
Figure 51 - Burner Flame Patterns
Edge of Burner
BURNER REMOVAL
Top of
Burner
Figure 49 - Correct Ignitor Location
(Side View)
BURNER FLAME
ADJUSTMENT
The air shutter, located at the base of the main
burner (see Figure 50), has been factory preset to
the proper air-to-gas ratio which results in an even,
clean burning flame across burner (see Figure 51).
If readjustment is necessary, you can restore the
proper air-to-gas ratio by loosening the air shutter
screw and rotating the air shutter until the proper
flame setting is achieved (the shutter's normal
setting is fully open. Do not forget to retighten
air shutter screw.
Air Shutter
Orifice
Air
Opening
Adjustment
Screw
Burner
CAUTION: Before proceeding to open glass door or handle
logs, make sure the entire unit
is cool.
1. Remove top and bottom louvers and screen assembly. Undo 4 latches and open glass door.
2. Carefully remove log set intact and set aside
(see Figure 52).
3. Remove 2 screws holding burner to hearth
pan.
4. Slide burner forward off orifice and turn to
one side to clear opening in hearth pan. Be
careful not to bend or damage pilot or ignitor
element.
Glass Door
Venturi
Tube
Hearth Pan
Firebox Bottom
Burner Gas Line
Grate and
Logs
Burner
Figure 50 - Air Shutter Adjustment
Louver
Assembly
Refractories
Figure 52 - Burner Removal
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BURNER FLAME
ADJUSTMENT
Continued
5. To reinstall burner, follow reverse steps
making sure air shutter on burner tube is
completely seated over orifice mount.
6. Replace log set. Close door and latch. Reattach
screen and louvers.
CAUTION: Make certain orifice is fully inside venturi tube's
air shutter and that air shutter is
adjusted accordingly, see Figure
49, page 25.
CLEANING AND
MAINTENANCE
When lit for the first time, the appliance may emit a
slight odor for about 16 - 24 hours. This is normal and
is due to the “curing” of the logs and the “burn-in” of
internal paints and lubricants used in the manufacturing process. Keep compartments, logs, burners, and
area surrounding the logs clean by vacuuming or
brushing at least twice a year. Temporary removal
of the log set may ease the cleaning of the burner and
pilot assembly. In cleaning, take care not to alter the
pilot or burner location. Be sure appliance is cool
before each maintenance session.
CAUTION: The appliance and
logs can get very hot. Handle
only when cool.
WARNING: Turn off gas and
wall switch before servicing
appliance. Any safety screen or
guard removed for servicing the
appliance must be replaced prior
to operating the appliance.
WARNING: Make certain
wires and gas lines are not
touching the underside of the
firebox.
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WARNING: Make certain
that wires and gas lines are not
touching underside of firebox.
WARNING: Children and
adults should be alerted to the
hazards of high surface temperatures, and to stay away from
the appliance to avoid burns or
clothing ignition. Young children
should be carefully supervised
when they are in the same room
as the appliance.
WARNING: Have a qualified
agency periodically inspect the
vent system at the start of each
heating season, for any obstruction which may hinder its normal
operation. Never obstruct the
flow of combustion and ventilation air. Keep the front of the
appliance clear of all obstacles
and materials.
CAUTION: Label all wires
prior to disconnection when
servicing controls. Wiring errors
can cause improper and dangerous operation.
CLEANING AND REPLACING
GLASS DOOR
Note: Before proceeding, make sure unit is completely cool.
1. Remove top and bottom louvers and screen
assembly. Undo 4 latches and open glass door.
The procedure is the same for the end louver
panel but the entire frame must be removed
as one assembly.
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CLEANING AND
MAINTENANCE
OPERATING FIREPLACE
2. To clean glass door, DO NOT remove glass
from frame. Use any glass cleaner to clean
glass. Do not use abrasive cleaners as this may
damage glass.
3. If replacement is necessary, the entire assembly (frame and glass) must be replaced. If glass
is broken, wear gloves and tape remaining
fragments onto the frame. Remove 5 screws
located on end of firebox while holding frame
assembly to prevent it from falling and causing injury (see Figure 53). Mount new frame
at hinge with 5 new screws. Close and latch
door. This will seat the gasket. If replacing end
glass panel, remove 16 screws around frame
(see Figure 54) To insure proper fit, when
installing new glass panels make sure seam
in gasket is placed in the down position.
4. Replace screen assembly and top and bottom
louvers.
FOR YOUR SAFETY
READ BEFORE LIGHTING
MILLIVOLT
Continued
Hinge
Screws
Figure 53 - Removing Glass Door
Glass
Assembly
Frame
Assembly
WARNING: If you do not follow these instructions exactly,
a fire or explosion may result
causing property damage, personal injury or loss of life.
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.
LIGHTING
INSTRUCTIONS
1. STOP! Read the safety information beginning above before proceeding.
2. Set the HI-LO knob to the lowest setting.
3. Turn off all electrical power to the appliance.
4. Open control access panel.
5. Push in gas control knob slightly and turn
clockwise
to OFF.
Retainer Screws
Louver Assembly
Figure 54 - End Panel Replacement
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OPERATING FIREPLACE
Continued
6. 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, page 27. If you don’t
smell gas, go to the next step.
7. Turn knob on gas control counterclockwise
to PILOT.
8. Push in the control knob all the way and
hold in. Immediately light the pilot by
pressing the ignitor button until a flame
appears 1 minute after the pilot is lit. The
pilot is located by the main burner. Release
knob and it will pop back up. Pilot should
remain lit. If it goes out, repeat steps 5
through 8.
•If knob does not pop out when released,
stop and call gas supplier.
•If the pilot will not stay lit after several tries,
turn gas control knob to OFF and call your
service technician or gas supplier.
9. Turn gas control knob counterclockwise
to “N. Knob can be turned to ON
only if the control knob is popped out.
10. Set HI-LO knob to desired setting.
11. Turn on all electric power to the appliance.
P
Gas Control
Knob
ON
TP
TPTH
OF F
E
HI
TH
7
O
P IL T
O
L
Position
Indicator
ILOT
16AI
A
Flame Adjustment
Knob
Figure 55 - Millivolt Control Valve
TO TURN OFF GAS
TO APPLIANCE
1. Turn off the wall switch.
2. Turn off all electric power to the appliance
if service is to be performed.
Thermocouple
Piezo Ignitor
Pilot Burner
Thermopile
3. Remove control access panel.
4. Push in gas control knob slightly and turn
clockwise
to OFF. Do not force.
5. Replace control access panel.
ELECTRONIC
FOR YOUR SAFETY
READ BEFORE LIGHTING
WARNING: If you do not follow these instructions exactly,
a fire or explosion may result
causing property damage, personal injury or loss of life.
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.
LIGHTING
INSTRUCTIONS
1. STOP! Read the safety information before
proceeding.
2. Set thermostat to lowest setting (if applicable).
3. Turn off wall switch.
4. Open control access panel or louver.
Figure 56 - Pilot
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Continued
5. Smell for gas, including near the floor. If
you smell gas, STOP! Follow “B” in the
safety information, page 28. If you don’t
smell gas, go to the next step.
6. Turn main burner wall switch to the ON
position for ignition. There will be a spark
at the electrode. The electrode is located by
the main burner.
7. Replace control access panel or louver once
there is a flame at the burner.
•If burner will not stay lit after several
tries, flip wall switch to OFF and call your
service technician or gas supplier.
From Gas
Supply
T
PI L O
IH
O
L
E
Figure 58 - Electrode
TO TURN OFF GAS
TO APPLIANCE
1. Turn off all electrical power to appliance if
service is to be performed.
To
2. Remove control access panel or louver.
Main
Burner 3. Close gas valve.
A
Inlet
Pressure Outlet
Pressure
Flame
Adjustment
Knob
Figure 57 - Electronic Control Valve
SPECIFICATIONS
Models (V)DVF36TCR and
(V)DVF36TCL
• Input Rating: 35,000/23,300 Btu/Hr
• Fuel: Natural Gas
• Manifold Pressure: 3.5" W.C.
• Minimum Supply Pressure: 4.5 W.C. **
• Maximum Supply Pressure: 10.5" W.C.
• Orifice Size (0-4500 ft.): #34 DMS
Models (V)DVF36TCRP and
(V)DVF36TCLP
• Input Rating: 31,500/20,000 Btu/Hr
• Fuel: Propane/LP Gas
• Manifold Pressure: 10.0" W.C.
• Minimum Supply Pressure: 11.0 W.C. **
• Maximum Supply Pressure: 13.0" W.C.
• Orifice Size (0-4500 ft.): #51 DMS
**For purpose of input adjustment.
Models (V)DVF36TCRE and
(V)DVF36TCLE
• Input Rating: 35,000
• Fuel: Natural Gas
• Manifold Pressure: 3.5" W.C.
• Minimum Supply Pressure: 4.5 W.C. **
• Maximum Supply Pressure: 10.5" W.C.
• Orifice Size (0-4500 ft.): #34 DMS
Models (V)DVF36TCRPE and
(V)DVF36TCLPE
• Input Rating: 31,500
• Fuel: Propane/LP Gas
• Manifold Pressure: 10.0" W.C.
• Minimum Supply Pressure: 11.0 W.C. **
• Maximum Supply Pressure: 13.0" W.C.
• Orifice Size (0-4500 ft.): #51 DMS
**For purpose of input adjustment.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
WARNING: Turn off fireplace, disconnect power if applicable and
let cool before servicing. Only a qualified service person should
service and repair fireplace.
CAUTION: Never use a wire, needle, or similar object to clean
pilot. This can damage pilot unit.
Note: The two most common causes of malfunctioning gas appliances are loose wiring connections
and construction debris clogging pilot and/or control valve filter.
Note: Before troubleshooting the system make sure gas shut off valve is open.
PROBLEM
MILLIVOLT SYSTEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
REMEDY
Pilot will not light
1. No gas supply, or shutoff valve 1. Check gas supply
is OFF
2. Air in gas line
2.Hold control valve in the
PILOT position for 2 to 3
minutes to purge air. If you
smell gas stop and wait a few
minutes before trying to light
fireplace
3.Construction debris clogging 3.Remove debris and dirt, inpilot orifice
spect and clean any other
possible obstructions
4. Low gas pressure
4. Contact your gas supplier
5.Control valve knob is not on 5.Refer to section on pilot
the PILOT position
lighting
6. Kinked pilot line
6.Have a qualified technician
replace pilot line
7. Bad valve
7. Replace control valve
8.Bad thermocouple or loose 8.Tighten thermocouple or reconnection
place
Pilot will not stay lit
1. Loose wiring on thermopile to 1. Check wiring connection. Refer
regulator valve. No millivolt
to Wiring Diagrams, page 32
current being sent to regulator
No gas to burner, although wall 1. Wall switch wires defective
1. Check electrical connections
switch and valve are set to the 2. Thermopile generator or sensor 2.Re-check problem "Pilot Will
not generating sufficient voltage
ON position
Not Stay Lit"
Frequent pilot outage
1. Pilot flame may be too low, 1. Clean and adjust pilot flame for
causing safety pilot to “drop
maximum flame impingement
out”
on thermopile
Pilot goes out when wall switch 1. Millivolt output on thermopile 1. Replace thermopile
is on
too high
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Continued
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
REMEDY
When ignitor button is pressed, 1. Defective ignitor
there is no spark at pilot
1. Replace ignitor if wire is properly connected and you have
no spark
2.Defective pilot or misaligned 2. Using a match, light pilot. If pielectrode at pilot
lot lights turn off pilot and push
piezo again. If pilot lights, an
improper gas/air mixture cause
improper lighting and a longer
purge period is recommended. If
pilot will not light, check gap at
electrode and pilot. Gap should
be 1/8" for strong spark. If electrode is okay, replace pilot
3. LP only: Check fuel supply
3. No or low gas pressure
and contact local propane/LP
supplier if low.
LP and Natural: Check for
kinked or bent hoses. Consult
pipe fitter or plumber.
ELECTRONIC IGNITION SYSTEM
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
REMEDY
Ignitor will not spark or burner 1. No or low gas pressure
will not light
1. LP only: Check fuel supply
and contact local propane/LP
supplier if low.
LP and Natural: Check for
kinked or bent hoses. Consult
pipe fitter or plumber.
2. Air in gas line
2.Repeat lighting procedure
several times to purge air from
lines. If unit will still not light,
contact a qualified service and
repair technician
3.Construction debris clogging 3.Remove debris and dirt, inmain orifice
spect and clean other possible
obstructions
4. Control valve knob not open- 4. Replace control valve
ing
5. Kinked pilot line
5. Contact a qualified technician
to replace pilot line
6.No power to unit or ignition 6.Check that main power is on
module/power transformer is
and all wire connections are
bad
made correctly to ignition
module
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Continued
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
REMEDY
1.Loose wiring on ignition 1.Check ignition wire connection (see Wiring Diagrams)
module
2.Poor ground to ignition 2.Check ground wire connection
(see Wiring Diagrams)
module
3.Main burner flame too low 3. Clean and adjust main burner;
check gas supply and inlet
to sense
pressure; replace ignition assembly if necessary
Burner will not stay lit
No gas to main burner when wall 1.Wall switch wires defec- 1.Check electrical connections
and replace wall switch
switch and valve are set to ON
tive
position
1. Clean and adjust main burner
1.Burner flame is too low
2. Igniter is misaligned causing 2. Adjust ignitor location for
maximum flame impingement
safety burner to "drop out"
on sensor
3.Vent may be blocked or 3. Have vent inspected for blockage or damage
restricted
Frequent main burner outage
WIRING DIAGRAMS
GAS VALVE
IGNITION CONTROL
MODULE
T
PI L O
DO NOT
CONNECT
CONTROL
VALVE TO
120 VAC
IH
O
L
G
N
D V2
L1 IND TS
S1
P.
SW V1
E
IGNITER
ASSEMBLY
ON
A
WALL SWITCH
CONNECTORS
(NOT SUPPLIED)
(SUPPLIED)
24V AC
OFF
STEP DOWN
TRANSFORMER
OPTIONAL
REMOTE
CONTROL
120V AC
FIELD WIRE
J. BOX RECEPTACLE
BLK
BLK
WHT
WHT
GRN
GRN
INCOMING
120V AC
(FUSE BOX
OR
BREAKER)
GND
Figure 59 - Electronic Wiring Diagram
CONNECTORS
(NOT SUPPLIED)
FIELD WIRE
J. BOX RECEPTACLE
BLK
BLK
WHT
WHT
Blower
Electrical Rating:
120v, 60Hz, 0.7A
Variable
Speed
Control
GRN
GRN
INCOMING
120V AC
(FUSE BOX
OR
BREAKER)
GND
Figure 60 - Optional Blower Wiring Diagram
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SERVICE HINTS
When Gas Pressure Is Too Low
• pilot will not stay lit
• burner will have delayed ignition
• fireplace will not produce specified heat
• propane/LP gas supply may be low
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 FMI
PRODUCTS, LLC’s Technical Service Department
at 1-866-328-4537. When calling, please have your
model and serial numbers ready.
You can also visit our Technical Services web
site at www.fmiproducts.com.
REPLACEMENT PARTS
Note: Use only original replacement parts. This
will protect your warranty coverage for parts
replaced under warranty.
PARTS UNDER WARRANTY
Contact authorized dealers of this product. If
they can’t supply original replacement part(s)
call FMI PRODUCTS, LLC’s Technical Service
Department at 1-866-328-4537 for referral
information.
When calling, have ready
• your name
• your address
• model and serial numbers of your fireplace
• how fireplace was malfunctioning
• type of gas used (propane/LP or natural gas)
• purchase date
Usually, we will ask you to return the part to the
factory.
PARTS AND ACCESSORIES
MANUAL GAS CONTROL VALVE
Natural - 14389
Propane/LP - 14390
Natural, Hi Altitude - 117370-01
Contact a qualified technician if replacement is
required.
IGNITOR ASSEMBLY
Natural - 14385
If in need of replacing, have a qualified technician replace it.
ORIFICE
ELECTRONIC GAS VALVE
Natural - 14428
Propane/LP - 14429
Contact a qualified technician if replacement is
required.
Natural - 23103
Propane/LP - 23104
Natural - 108084-02
Propane/LP - 108084-03
Natural, Hi Altitude - 108084-05
Contact a qualified technician if replacement is
required.
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OFF
PILOT ASSEMBLY
RECEIVER AND HAND-HELD ON/
OFF REMOTE CONTROL KIT - MRC
For millivolt models. Allows the fireplace to be
turned on and off by using a hand-held remote
control.
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ACCESSORIES
Continued
BLOWER KIT
DVFFBK
For all models. Increases air circulation to maximize heat distribution.
GRATE - 11184
END GLASS ASSEMBLY
26624
END LOUVER KIT
Black - 01645
LOUVER KIT
Black - 01627
SCREEN ASSEMBLY - 25903
BURNER ASSEMBLY - 27243
SIDE DOOR ASSEMBLY - 27200
PIEZO IGNITOR - 097159-04
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PARTS AND
ACCESSORIES
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Front (Bottom)
FENWAL
AUTOMATIC IGNITION SYSTEM
G
N
D
V2
L1
IND
TS
P.
SW
S1
Left/Right (Bottom)
V1
IGNITION CONTROL - 14384
HIGH VOLTAGE CABLE - 14386
Rear
B
D
C
A
A
E
Face
C
D
B
Front (Bottom) - 25854
Left/Right (Bottom) - 25856
Rear - 25855
Face - 112111-01
LOG SET - 27237
Log Piece A - 27238
Log Piece B - 27239
Log Piece C - 27242
Log Piece D - 27240
Log Piece E - 27241
Millivolt
Wires
Wall Switch and
Cover Plate
WALL SWITCH KIT - GWMS2
Wall switch, cover plate, and millivolt wires are
supplied with the appliance. If wires need replacing, use proper gauge.
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REFRACTORY PIECES
RECEIVER AND HAND-HELD ON/
OFF SKYTECH REMOTE CONTROL
KIT - WRC
For electronic models. Allows the fireplace to
be turned on and off by using a hand-held remote
control.
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WARRANTY
KEEP THIS WARRANTY
Model (located on product or identification tag)______________________________
Serial No. (located on product or identification tag)___________________________
Date Purchased ___________________________
Keep receipt for warranty verification.
FMI PRODUCTS, LLC LIMITED WARRANTIES
New Products
Standard Warranty: FMI PRODUCTS, LLC warrants this new product and any parts thereof to be free
from defects in material and workmanship for a period of four (4) year from the date of first purchase from
an authorized dealer provided the product has been installed, maintained and operated in accordance with
FMI PRODUCTS, LLC’s warnings and instructions.
For products purchased for commercial, industrial or rental usage, this warranty is limited to 90 days from
the date of first purchase.
Factory Reconditioned Products
Limited Warranty: FMI PRODUCTS, LLC warrants factory reconditioned products and any parts thereof
to be free from defects in material and workmanship for 30 days from the date of first purchase from an
authorized dealer provided the product has been installed, maintained and operated in accordance with
FMI PRODUCTS, LLC’s warnings and instructions.
Terms Common to All Warranties
The following terms apply to all of the above warranties:
Always specify model number and serial number when contacting the manufacturer. To make a claim under
this warranty the bill of sale or other proof of purchase must be presented.
This warranty is extended only to the original retail purchaser when purchased from an authorized dealer,
and only when installed by a qualified installer in accordance with all local codes and instructions furnished
with this product.
This warranty covers the cost of part(s) required to restore this product to proper operating condition and
an allowance for labor when provided by a FMI PRODUCTS, LLC Authorized Service Center or a provider
approved by FMI PRODUCTS, LLC. Warranty parts must be obtained through authorized dealers of this
product and/or FMI PRODUCTS, LLC who will provide original factory replacement parts. Failure to use
original factory replacement parts voids this warranty.
Travel, handling, transportation, diagnostic, material, labor and incidental costs associated with warranty
repairs, unless expressly covered by this warranty, are not reimbursable under this warranty and are the
responsibility of the owner.
All warranty will be voided if this product is used with a thermostat.
Excluded from this warranty are products or parts that fail or become damaged due to misuse, accidents,
improper installation, lack of proper maintenance, tampering, or alteration(s).
This is FMI PRODUCTS, LLC’s exclusive warranty, and to the full extent allowed by law; this express warranty excludes any and all other warranties, express or implied, written or verbal and limits the duration of
any and all implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose to
four (4) year on new products and 30 days on factory reconditioned products from the date of first purchase.
FMI PRODUCTS, LLC makes no other warranties regarding this product.
FMI PRODUCTS, LLC’s liability is limited to the purchase price of the product, and FMI PRODUCTS, LLC
shall not be liable for any other damages whatsoever under any circumstances including indirect, incidental,
or consequential damages.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of
incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
For information about this warranty contact:
2701 S. Harbor Blvd.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
1-866-328-4537
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