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Owner’s Manual

Manuel d’Utilisation

M o d e l N o .

153110

WARNING

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

For Outdoor Use Only

(outside any enclosure)

AVERTISSEMENT

POUR VOTRE SÉCURITÉ:

À utiliser uniquement à l’exterieur

(hors de tout abri clos)

Contact 1-800-762-1142for assistance. Do not return to place of purchase.

WARNING

FOR YOUR SAFETY: For Outdoor Use Only

(outside any enclosure)

WARNING

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

If you smell gas -

1.Shut off gas to the appliance.

2.Extinguish any open flame.

3.If odor continues, immediately call your gas supplier or your fire department.

WARNING

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

1.Gas leaks may cause a fire or explosion which can cause serious bodily injury or death, or damage to property.

2.You must follow all leak-checkingprocedures as outlined in step 10 before operating this unit.

3.Never use an open flame to check for leaks.

WARNING

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

Purchaser assumes all risk in the assembly and operation of this unit. Failure to follow this manual’s warnings and instructions can result in severe personal injury, death or property damage.

Do not use in an explosive atmosphere. Keep heater away from areas where flammable liquids, gasoline, vapors, or explosives are stored or used.

WARNING

FOR YOUR SAFETY: Improper installation, adjustment, alteration, service or maintenance can cause injury or property damage. Read the installation, operation and maintenance instructions thoroughly before installing or servicing this equipment.

WARNING

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

WARNING

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

Improper installation, adjustment, alteration, service or maintenance can cause injury or property damage.

Read the installation, operation, and maintenance instructions thoroughly before installing or servicing this equipment.

Failure to follow the manual’s warnings and instructions can result in severe personal injury, death, or property damage.

Fuel systems must be installed by qualified and licensed personnel. Improper installations present hazards, which can lead to personal injury or property damage. Please contact your local Natural Gas supplier for these services.

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Table of Contents

Safety First! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

Assembly Instructions

Components & Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 General Components & Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Additional Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Step 1 Attach Legs to Base . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Step 2 Attach Cylinder Shroud to Legs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Step 3 Assemble Cup, Plate & Ring to Cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Step 4 Attach Cap Assembly to Legs/Insert Gas Line . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Step 5 Assemble Emitter Top . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Step 6 Assemble Emitter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Step 7 Attach Engine to Post . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Step 8 Connect Engine/Pole Assembly to Cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Step 9 Connect Gas Line to Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Step 10 Attach Dome to Emitter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Step 11 Secure Gas Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Step 12 Check for Leaks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Step 13 Install Cylinder Access Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Step 14 Replace Engine Access Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11

Operation

Before Turning Gas Supply ON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

Before Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

Re-Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13

Shutdown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13

Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14

Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15

Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16

Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17

Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17

Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18

Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19

The use and installation of this product must conform to local codes. In absence of local codes, use the National Fuel and Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54, Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases, ANSI/NFPA 58 or CSA B149.1, Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code.

Save these instructions for future reference.

If you are assembling this unit for someone else, give

this manual to him or her to save for future reference.

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Before you do anything else, read and understand all precautions in Safety First!

WARNING

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

Purchaser assumes all risk in the assembly and operation of this unit. Failure to follow this manual’s warnings and instructions can result in severe personal injury, death or property damage.

Do not use in an explosive atmosphere. Keep heater away from areas where flammable liquids, gasoline, vapors, or explosives are stored or used.

Safety First!

Installation and repairs should be done by a qualified service person.

Read and become familiar with this entire manual, especially the following precautions.

If you are unsure of anything in these instructions, STOP and contact 1-800-762-1142for assistance.

Caution: This appliance is for outdoor use only (outside any enclosure). Always make sure there is fresh air ventilation.

Always maintain at least 36” clearance (top) and 24” clearance (side) from combustible materials.

Always place heater on a hard and level surface.

Do not use if the wind velocity is greater than 10 miles per hour.

Unit will operate at reduced efficiency below 40º F (5º C).

It is normal for the heater to make a hissing sound at start-up.This will decrease as the heater warms up.

Keep sprinklers and other water sources away from burner and controls.

Always use extreme caution when near heater. Alert both children and adults to the hazards of high temperatures, especially to avoid burns or clothing catching fire.

Young children and pets should be carefully supervised when they are in the area of heater.

Do not hang clothing or other flammable materials either on or near heater.

Certain materials or items, when stored under heater, will be subjected to radiant heat and could be seriously damaged.

Do not alter heater in any manner.

Inspect heater before each use. If a damaged part is detected, do not operate until an original equipment replacement part has been properly installed. Use of unauthorized parts will void warranty and create an unsafe condition.

Prior to operating heater, replace any guards or protective devices removed for servicing.

During operation, do not touch burner assembly. The surface of heater’s emitter can reach temperatures approaching 1600ºF.

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After shutdown, do not touch burner assembly until heater has cooled (approximately 45 minutes after use).

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 manual 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).

Always perform a leak test on gas connections whenever heater is serviced. Never use a flame to test for leaks. Do not smoke while performing a leak test.

Caution: It is essential to keep the heater’s valve compartment, burners, and circulating air passages clean.

Spiders and insects can create a dangerous condition that may damage heater or make it unsafe. Keep burner area clean of all spiders, webs, or insects.

Inspect heater before each use.

Have heater inspected annually by a qualified service person.

Check heater immediately if any of the following conditions exist:

The smell of gas in conjunction with extreme yellow tipping of burner flames.

Heater does not reach proper temperature.

Note: At temperatures less than 40º F, heat output will be reduced.

Heater’s glow is excessively uneven.

Burner makes popping noises during use.

Note: A slight pop is normal when burner is extinguished.

Carbon deposits may create a fire hazard. Keep dome and emitter clean at all times.

Do not clean heater with combustible or corrosive cleaners. Use warm, soapy water.

Do not paint engine, engine access panel or dome.

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

Beware of Spiders

Spiders or small insects can get into the burner tube or other openings of your heater, and spin webs or build nests. These obstructions can lead to gas flow problems. It is important to make frequent inspections of these areas and clean them when necessary.

Before operating your heater for the first time, be sure to check for obstructions that may have occurred during shipment.

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Components

Hardware

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Used in

 

Picture

Qty

Description

Step(s)

 

 

9

Large Bolt

1 & 3

 

 

3

Small Bolt

5

 

 

1

Extra Large Screw

11

 

 

17

Medium Screw

2, 4, 7 &8

 

 

10

Small Screw

6

 

 

9

Lockwasher

1 & 5

 

 

9

Large Nut

1 & 5

 

 

3

Cap Nut

10

 

 

2

Small Nut

6

 

 

1

Clip

11

 

 

1

Latch

14

 

 

2

Latch Screw

14

 

 

2

Latch Nut

14

 

 

4

Hinge Screw

14

 

 

4

Hinge Nut

14

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Assembly Instructions

General Components & Features

Familiarize yourself with all components before proceeding. Refer to page 5 for hardware and components, and page 19 for specifications.

Note: All the hardware is in a plastic bag packed in the emitter top inside of a cardboard divider inside the cap. This also includes the cup and cap support.

Do NOT attempt assembly unless all components are available. If you believe a component is missing or damaged, contact 1-800-762-1142for assistance.

Additional Requirements

The following items are not included, but are necessary for the proper assembly of your heater. Do NOT attempt to assemble without proper tools.

(1) 7/16” Wrench

(1) 7/16” Socket Wrench

(1) #2 Phillips Head Screwdriver

(1) Leak Detection Solution (Instructions to prepare are included in step 13)

Note: You must follow all steps to properly assemble heater.

Step 1 – Attach Legs to Base

Note: Attach Leg with notches for hinges as shown at left.

Secure each leg to base using (2) Large Bolts, (2) Lock Washers and (2) Large Nuts per leg. Finger tighten only.

• Do not fully tighten until Step 2.

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Step 2 – Attach Cylinder Shroud to Legs

• Line up slots in Cylinder Shroud flange with notches in left leg as shown.

• Line up holes in center of Shroud with holes in Center Leg. Attach Cylinder Shroud to center Leg using (2) Medium Screws.

• Secure Cylinder Shroud to outside Legs using (2) Medium Screws per leg.

• Tighten nuts and bolts from Step 1.

TIP:

To tighten use a 7/16” wrench on Bolt and a 7/16” socket wrench on Nut.

Step 3 – Assemble Cup, Plate & Ring to Cap

Place Spacer Ring on Support Plate so that all holes in plate fit inside ring.

• Line up 3 small, unthreaded holes in plate with corresponding holes in cap.

Line up these holes with three threaded holes in Cup.

Insert (1) Large Bolt and tighten loosely.

Repeat for other (2) Large Bolts, then secure all tightly.

Step 4 – Attach Cap Assembly to Legs/Insert Gas Line

• Line up 3 holes in Cap Assembly with holes in top of Shroud and legs.

• Insert and tighten (1) Medium Screw into center leg.

• Insert and tighten (1) Medium Screw into each of the outer legs.

Tilt base on edge and slide Gas Line up through large hole in Base, then through Cap Assembly.

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Step 5 – Assemble Emitter Top

Slip (1) Small Bolt through hole in Emitter Top from inside.

Slip (1) Lockwasher over bolt and thread (1) Large nut all the way down and tighten.

Repeat for other two holes.

Step 6 – Assemble Emitter

Curl Emitter Screen into a circle. Overlap ends and line up holes. Secure together using (2) Small screws and (2) small nuts.

• Line up holes in bottom of Emitter Screen with holes in Engine.

• Attach Emitter Screen to Engine with (4) Small Screws.

• Line up holes in top of Emitter Screen with holes in Emitter Top.

• Attach Emitter Screen to Emitter Top with (4) Small Screws.

Step 7 – Attach Engine to Post

• Remove and Save Control Knob.

• Remove and save (3) screws from sides and bottom of Engine Access Panel.

Open Engine Access Panel.

Disconnect wire from Igniter by gently pulling wire.

Remove and save Engine Access Panel.

• Align threaded holes in Post with holes in bottom of Engine.

• Insert (4) Medium Screws loosely. They will be fully tightened at the end of the next step.

Note: Do not replace Engine Access Panel until Step 13.

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Step 8 – Connect Engine/Post Assembly to Cap

Insert end of Post with (4) holes not threaded over Gas Line

Line up Post holes with threaded Cap holes.

Loosely Secure Post to Cap, using (4) Medium Screws, fully tighten screws in Step 9.

Step 9 – Connect Gas Line to Engine

To attach Gas Line to Control Valve:

Pull collar of Gas Line down.

Insert Gas Line over Control Valve.

Release Gas Line Collar and it should lock in place. (Tip – push Gas Line up from bottom of Post to make a good seating before

releasing Collar.)

Gently tug on line to test for proper connection. If Gas Line moves you are not properly connected.Do not proceed until a proper connection has been made.

After gas line is secure, fully tighten (4) screws from Step 8.

Step 10 – Attach Dome to Emitter

• Gently lay heater on its side

Tip: Use styrofoam end to prop up top half of heater.

• Align holes in Dome with Emitter Studs.

• Secure Dome to Emitter using (3) Cap Nuts.

• Leave heater on its side for next step.

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