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UNVENTED (VENT-FREE)Gas

Mini Compact Fireplace

OWNER’S OPERATION AND INSTALLATION MANUAL

Shown with Optional Cabinet Mantel/Hearth

Base Accessory

PFS ®

US

Manual Models CGMFN and CGMFP

Remote-ReadyModels VGMRN and VGMRP

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.

Donottouchanyelectricalswitch;donotuseany phone in your building.

Immediatelycallyourgassupplierfromaneighbor’s phone. Follow the gas supplier’s instructions.

If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.

Installationandservicemustbeperformedbyaqualified 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

Local Codes.........................................................

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Unpacking............................................................

4

Product Identification............................................

5

Product Features..................................................

5

Optional Remote Control Accessories.................

5

Assembly..............................................................

5

Air for Combustion and Ventilation.......................

6

Installation............................................................

9

Operating Fireplace............................................

18

Inspecting Burners.............................................

23

Cleaning and Maintenance.

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24

Troubleshooting.................................................

 

25

Specifications.....................................................

 

29

Wiring Diagram..................................................

 

29

Service Hints......................................................

 

29

Technical Service...............................................

 

29

Replacement Parts.............................................

 

29

Illustrated Parts Breakdown ........and Parts List

30

Accessories........................................................

 

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Warranty................................................

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.

WARNING: This is an unvented gas-firedheater. It uses air (oxygen) from the room in which it is installed. Provisions for adequate combustion and ventilation air must be provided. Refer toAir for Combustion and Ventilation section on page 6 of this manual.

This appliance may be installed in an aftermarket,* permanently located, manufactured (mobile) home, where not prohibited by local codes.

This appliance is only for use with the type of gas indicated on the rating plate. This appliance is not convertible for use with other gases.

* Aftermarket: Completion of sale, not for purpose of resale, from the manufacturer

WARNING:Thisproductcontainsand/orgenerateschemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm.

IMPORTANT: Read this owner’s manualcarefullyandcompletely before trying to assemble, operate or service this fireplace. Improper use of this fireplace can cause serious injury or death from burns, fire, explosion,electricalshockandcarbon monoxide poisoning.

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DANGER: Carbon monoxide

poisoning may lead to death!

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 gases are odorless. An odormaking 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 its controls can be dangerous.

WARNING:Donotuseablowerinsert,heatexchangerinsertor otheraccessorynotapprovedfor use with this fireplace.

WARNING: Do not allow fans toblowdirectlyintothefireplace.

Avoidanydraftsthatalterburner flame patterns. Ceiling fans can create drafts that alter burner flame patterns. Altered burner patterns can cause sooting.

Due to high temperatures, the applianceshouldbelocatedout oftrafficandawayfromfurniture and draperies.

Do not place clothing or other flammable material on or near the appliance. Never place any objects on the heater.

Fireplace front and screen become very hot when running heater.Keepchildrenandadults away from hot surfaces to avoid burns or clothing ignition. Fireplace will remain hot for a time after shutdown. Allow surfaces to cool before touching.

Carefully supervise young children when they are in the room with fireplace. When using the hand-heldremote accessory

(Remote-ReadyModels Only), keep selector switch in the OFF positiontopreventchildrenfrom turning on burners with remote.

You must operate this fireplace withthefireplacescreeninplace.

Make sure fireplace screen is closed before running fireplace.

Keep the appliance area clear and free from combustible materials, gasoline and other flammable vapors and liquids.

1.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.

2.Do not place propane/LP supply tank(s) inside any structure. Locate propane/LP supply tank(s) outdoors.

3.If you smell gas

shut off gas supply

do not try to light any appliance

do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any phone in your building

immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone. Follow the gas supplier’s instructions

if you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department

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4.This fireplace shall not be installed in a bathroom.

5.Do not use this fireplace as a wood-burn-ing fireplace. Use only the logs provided with the fireplace.

6.Do not add extra logs or ornaments such as pine cones, vermiculite or rock wool.

Using these added items can cause sooting. Do not add lava rock around base. Rock and debris could fall into the control area of fireplace.

7.Thisfireplaceisdesignedtobesmokeless. If logs ever appear to smoke, turn off fireplace and call a qualified service person. Note: During initial operation, slight smoking could occur due to log curing and fireplace burning manufacturing residues.

8.To prevent the creation of soot, follow the instructions in Cleaning and Maintenance, page 24.

9.Before using furniture polish, wax, carpet cleaner or similar products, turn fireplace off. If heated, the vapors from these products may create a white powder residue within burner box or on adjacent walls or furniture.

10.This fireplace needs fresh air ventilation to run properly.This fireplace has an Oxygen

Depletion Sensing (ODS) safety shutoff system. The ODS shuts down the fireplace if not enough fresh air is available.

See Air for Combustion and Ventilation, page 6. If fireplace keeps shutting off, see

Troubleshooting, page 25.

11.Keep all air openings in front and at bottom of heater clear and free of debris. This will insure enough air for proper combustion.

12.Do not run fireplace

where flammable liquids or vapors are used or stored.

under dusty conditions.

13.Do not use this fireplace to cook food or burn paper or other objects.

14.Never place any objects in the fireplace or on logs.

15.Do not use fireplace if any part has been under water. Immediately call a qualified service technician to inspect the room fireplace and to replace any part of the control system and any gas control which has been under water.

16.Turn off fireplace and let cool before servicing. Only a qualified service person should service and repair fireplace.

17.Operating fireplace above elevations of 4,500 feet could cause pilot outage.

18.Do not operate fireplace if any log is broken. Do not operate fireplace if a log is chipped (dime-sizedor larger).

19.To prevent performance problems, do not use propane/LP fuel tank of less than 100 lbs. capacity.

20.Provide adequate clearances around air openings.

Local Codes

Install and use fireplace with care. Follow all local codes. In the absence of local codes, use the latest edition of The National Fuel Gas Code ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54*.

*Available from:

American National Standards Institute, Inc.

1430 Broadway

New York, NY 10018

National Fire Protection Association, Inc.

Batterymarch Park

Quincy, MA 02269

State of Massachusetts: The installation must be made by a licensed plumber or gas fitter in the Commonwealth of

Massachusetts.

Sellers of unvented propane or natural gas-firedsupplemental room heaters shall provide to each purchaser a copy of 527 CMR 30 upon sale of the unit.

Vent-freegas products are prohibited for bedroom and bathroom installation in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Unpacking

CAUTION:Donotremovedata platesfromgrateassembly.Data plates contain important warranty and safety information.

1.Remove fireplace and hood from carton. Log is wrapped and inside fireplace. Do not remove at this time.

2.Remove all protective packaging applied to fireplace for shipment.

3.Make sure fireplace includes one hardware packet.

4.Check fireplace for any shipping damage. If fireplace is damaged, promptly inform dealer where you bought fireplace.

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Product

Identification

ELECTRONIC IGNITOR

(Remote-ReadyModels Only)

This heater has an electronic ignitor to light heater fuel supply.

Brick

Liners

Screen

Log

Control

Knob

Piezo

Ignitor

Access

Door

Brick

Liners

Screen

Log

Control

Knob

Remote

Control

Electronic

Ignitor

Access Door

Figure 1 - Vent-FreeMini Compact

Fireplace

Product Features

Safety Pilot

This fireplace has a pilot with an Oxygen

Depletion Sensing (ODS) safety shutoff system. The ODS/pilot is a required feature for vent-freeroom fireplaces. The ODS/pilot shuts off the fireplace if there is not enough fresh air.

Optional Remote Control Accessories

(For Remote-ReadyModels Only)

There are four optional remote controls that can be purchased separately for RemoteReady Models only:

wall switch

hand-heldON/OFF remote

wall thermostat

hand-heldthermostat remote

See Accessories, page 34.

Assembly

WARNING: Always have screeninplacebeforeoperating fireplace. This prevents excessive temperatures on fireplace surfaces.

WARNING: Failure to position the parts in accordance with these diagrams or failure to use only parts specifically approved with this fireplace may result in property damage or personal injury.

Assembling Fireplace

Tools Required:

Phillips screwdriver

5/16" hex wrench

slotted screwdriver

scissors

1.Remove two screws that hold fireplace screen in place for shipping. These screws are located near top of screen.

Discard screws. Lift fireplace screen up and pull out to remove (see Figure 2, page

6). Set screen aside until installation has been completed.

2.Remove all packaging from inside of unit.

3.Remove bubble wrap from logs and discard.

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