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VENTED GAS LOG APPLIANCE

OWNER’S OPERATION AND INSTALLATION MANUAL

PFS ®

US

Remote-ReadyLOG SET AND BURNER SYSTEM

Models

MF42ONe, MF42OPe, MF48ONe, MF48OPe

MF42 MODELS MAY BE USED WITH LMF42-SCLOGS ONLY MF48 MODELS MAY BE USED WITHLMF48-SCLOGS ONLY

WHEN USED AS AN OUTDOOR APPLIANCE

DANGER

CARBON MONOXIDE

WARNING

This appliance can produce carbon monoxide which has no odor.

Using it in an enclosed space can kill you.

Neverusethisappliance in an enclosed space such as a camper, tent, car or home.

WARNING: For Outdoor Use Only.

DANGER

IF YOU SMELL GAS:

1.Shut off gas to appliance.

2.Extinguish any open flame.

3.If odor continues, keep away from the appliance and immediately call your gas supplier or fire department.

WARNING: No not store gasoline or other flamable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance. AnLP-cylindernot connected for use shall not be stored in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

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

WHEN USED AS INDOOR VENTED APPLIANCE

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...................................................................................

2

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

16

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

3

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

17

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

4

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

18

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

4

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

21

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

4

Parts...................................................................................

22

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

4

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

25

Operation...........................................................................

14

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

25

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

15

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

25

Cleaning and Maintenance................................................

16

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

Back Cover

Safety

WARNING: Improper installation, adjustment, alteration, service or maintenance can causeinjuryorpropertydamage.Refertothis manual for correct installation and operational procedures. For assistance or additional information consult a qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier.

WARNING:Thisapplianceisforinstallation only in asolid-fuelburning masonry or UL127factory-builtfireplace or in a listed unvented vent free outdoor fireplace. Do not install this appliance in an unvented fireplace indoors.

WARNING: Fireplace must be operated only with doors fully open.

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: This product contains and/or generates chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm.

IMPORTANT: Read this owner’s manual carefullyandcompletelybeforetryingtoassemble, operateorservicethisfireplace.Improperuse of this fireplace can cause serious injury or death from burns, fire, explosion, electrical shock and carbon monoxide poisoning.

DANGER:Carbonmonoxidepoisoningmay 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 gases are odorless. An odor-makingagent is added to these gases. 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 appliance or its controls can be dangerous.

Solid fuels shall not be burned in a fireplace where a decorative appliance is installed.

Duetohightemperatures,theapplianceshould belocatedoutoftrafficandawayfromfurniture and draperies.

Donotplaceclothingorotherflammablematerial on or near the appliance. Never place any objects on the appliance.

Appliance base assembly becomes very hot when running appliance. Keep children and adults away from hot surface to avoid burns or clothing ignition. Appliance will remain hot foratimeaftershutdown.Allowsurfacetocool before touching.

Carefully supervise young children when they are in the room with appliance. When using thehand-heldremoteaccessory,keepselectorswitch in the OFF position to prevent children from turning on burners with remote.

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You must operate this appliance with the fireplace screen and hood in place. Make sure fireplace screen and hood are in place before running appliance.

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/LPsupply tank(s) outdoors (propane/ LP units only).

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

4.This appliance shall not be installed in a bedroom or bathroom, unless installed as a vented appliance. See Installing Damper Clamp Accessory for Vented Operation, page 6. This gas log set may not be installed as a vented appliance in a bedroom or bathroom in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

5.Before installing in a solid fuel burning fireplace, the chimney flue and firebox must be cleaned of soot, creosote, ashes and loose paint by a qualified chimney cleaner. Creosote will ignite if highly heated. A dirty chimney flue may create and distribute soot within the house. Inspect chimney flue for damage. If damaged, repair flue and firebox before operating appliance.

6.If fireplace has glass doors, never operate this appliance with glass doors closed. If you operate appliance with doors closed, heat buildup inside fireplace will cause glass to burst. Make sure there are no obstructions across openings of fireplace.

7.To prevent the creation of soot, follow the instructions in

Cleaning and Maintenance, page 16.

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

9.Do not use this appliance as a wood burning appliance. Use only the logs provided with the appliance. Do not burn solid fuels in this appliance.

10.Do not run appliance

where flammable liquids or vapors are used or stored

under dusty conditions

11.Do not use this appliance to cook food or burn paper or

other objects.

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

13.Do not operate appliance if any log is broken.

14.Turn appliance off and let cool before servicing, installing or repairing. Only a qualified service person should install, service or repair appliance.

15.This appliances must not be connected to any external electrical source.

16.Operating appliance above elevations of 4,500 feet may cause pilot outage.

17.To prevent performance problems, do not use propane/ LP fuel tank of less than 100 lb. capacity (propane/LP units only).

18.Provide adequate clearances around air openings. 19.Do not operate fireplace if any log is broken.

If used with MFEB accessory ember burner, this appliance shall only be installed in a wood burning fireplace.

Product Identification

MF Model Series

Figure 1 - Product Identification

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Local Codes

Install and use appliance 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.

Sellersofunventedpropaneornaturalgas-firedsupplemen-tal room appliances 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: Do not remove the data plates fromthegrateassembly.Thedataplatescontain important warranty and safety information.

1.Remove logs and appliance base assembly from carton(s).

2.Remove all protective packaging applied to logs and appliance for shipment.

3.Check appliance for any shipping damage. If appliance is damaged call FMI PRODUCTS, LLC at 1-866-328-4537for replacement parts before returning to dealer.

Product Features

Operation

This appliance is dual listed as a vented decorative gas appliance toANSI Z21.60 for use indoors in wood burning fireplaces and as an outdoor decorative gas appliance to ANSI Z21.97. When operated as an outdoor decorative gas appliance, it must be installed outdoors in a site built wood wood burning fireplace or a UL 127 listed wood burning fireplace designed for outdoor use or in an unvented outdoor fireplace.

Electronic Ignition System

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

Installation

WARNING:Aqualifiedservicepersonmust

install appliance. Follow all local codes.

NOTICE: State or local codes may only allow operationofthisapplianceinaventedconfiguration. Check your state or local codes.

WARNING:Makesuretheselectorswitchisin

the OFF position before installing appliance.

WARNING: Never install the appliance

in a recreational vehicle

wherecurtains,furniture,clothingorotherflammable objects are less than 36" from front, 42" from top of appliance; for side clearances see Figure 2, page 5

in high traffic areas

in windy or drafty areas

outdoor enclosure requirements

This appliance is considered to be installed outdoors if installed with shelter no more inclusive than:

1.With walls on all sides, but with no overhead cover;

2.Within a partial enclosure wich includes an overhead cover andnomorethantwosidewalls.Thesesidewallsmaybeparallel, as in a breezeway or at right angles to each side; or

3.Within a partial enclosure which includes an overhead cover andthreesidewalls;aslongas30%ormoreofthehorizontal periphery of the enclosure is permanently open.

This appliance must be installed in an approved fireplace. When installedindoorsoreitherindoorsoroutdoorswithoptionalember burner MFEB, the appliance must be installed in a wood burning fireplacewiththefluedamperintheopenposition.Thisappliance mayonlybeinstalledinafireplacewithnofluewheninstalledinan approvedoutdoorfireplace.Wheninstalledinanoutdoorfireplace

with no flue, optional ember burner MFEB may not be used.

CHECK GAS TYPE

Use the correct type of gas (natural or propane/LP). If your gas supply is not the correct gas type, do not install appliance. Call dealer where you bought appliance for proper type appliance.

WARNING: This appliance is equipped for either natural gas or propane/LP gas but not both. Gas type is indicated on the rating plate.

Field conversion is not permitted.

INSTALLATION AND CLEARANCES

WARNING:Maintaintheminimumclearances. Ifyoucan,providegreaterclearancesfromfloor,

ceiling and adjoining wall.

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MINIMUM FIREPLACE CLEARANCE TO COMBUSTIBLE

MATERIALS

Side Wall 16", Ceiling 42"

Floor 5", Front: 36"

LOG SIZING REQUIREMENTS

Log

 

Minimum Firebox Size

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Front

Rear*

Size

Height

 

Depth

 

Width

Width

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

42"

29"

 

15.5"

39"

26.75"

 

 

 

 

 

 

48"

29"

 

20"

47"

33"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carefully follow the instructions below. This will ensure safe installation into a masonry, UL127-listedmanufactured fireplace or listedvent-freefirebox.

Minimum Clearances For Side Combustible Material, Side

Wall and Ceiling

A.Clearances from the side of the fireplace cabinet to any combustible material and wall should follow diagram in Figure 2.

Example: The face of a mantel, bookshelf, etc. is made of combustible material and protrudes 31/2" from the wall. This combustible material must be 4" from the side of the fireplace cabinet (see Figure 2).

Note: When installing your gas logs into a manufactured firebox, follow firebox manufacturer’s instructions for minimum clearances to combustible materials.

B.Clearances from the top of the fireplace opening to the ceiling should not be less than 42".

Noncombustible

Requirements for Safe Installation

Material Distance

 

(A)

 

 

 

12" or more

Noncombustible material OK.

 

 

Between 8" and 12"

Install fireplace hood accessory

 

(GA6050 or GA6053 see Accessories,

 

page 21).

 

 

Less than 8"

Noncombustible material must be ex-

 

tended to at least 8". See Between 8"

 

and 12", above. If you cannot extend

 

material, you must operate appliance

 

with flue damper open.

Heat Resistant

Material

(A)

Example

*

*Minimum 16" from Side Wall

Figure 2 - Minimum Clearance for Combustible to Wall

Minimum Noncombustible Material Clearances

If Not Using Mantel

Note: If using a mantel proceed to If Using Mantel. If not using a mantel, follow these instructions.

You must have noncombustible material(s) above the fireplace opening. Noncombustible materials (such as slate, marble, tile, etc.) must be at least 1/2" thick. With sheet metal, you must have noncombustible material behind it. Noncombustible material must extend at least 8" up (for all models). If noncombustible material is less than 12", you must install the fireplace hood accessory (24" and 30" Models Only). See Figure 3 for minimum clearances.

Figure 3 - Heat Resistant Material (Slate, Marble, Tile, etc.) Above Fireplace

If Using Mantel

You must have noncombustible material(s) above the fireplace opening. Noncombustible materials (such as slate, marble, tile, etc.) must be at least 1/2" thick. With sheet metal, you must have noncombustible material behind it. Noncombustible material must extend at least 8" up (for all models). If noncombustible material is less than 12", you must install the fireplace hood accessory. Even if noncombustible material is more than 12", you may need the hood accessory to deflect heat away from your mantel shelf. See Figure 3 and Figures 4 and 5, page 6, for minimum clearances.

IMPORTANT: If you cannot meet these minimum clearances, you must operate appliance with chimney flue damper open. Go toInstalling Damper Clamp Accessory for Vented Operation, page 7.

Mantel Clearances

In addition to meeting noncombustible material clearances, you must also meet required clearances between fireplace opening and mantel shelf. If you do not meet the clearances listed below, you will need a hood.

Determining Minimum Mantel Clearance

If you meet minimum clearance between mantel shelf and top of fireplace opening, a hood is not required (see Figure 4, page 6).

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Mantel Shelf

 

 

10"

 

 

 

Underside of

 

8"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mantel Shelf

 

 

 

 

 

 

6"

 

 

 

 

 

2 1/2"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All minimum

 

 

 

 

 

distances are

 

 

 

 

 

in inches

Minimum Non-

(A)

 

 

 

 

Combustible

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Material

12"

18"

20"

22"

24"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top of Fireplace

 

 

 

 

 

Opening

 

Minimum Non-

Distances to

 

 

Combustible

 

Underside of

 

 

Material Height

Mantel

 

 

Figure 4 - Minimum Mantel Clearances Without Using Hood

Determining Minimum Mantel Clearance When Using a

Hood

If minimum clearances in Figure 4, are not met, you must have a hood. When using a hood there are still certain minimum mantel clearances required. Follow minimum clearances shown in Figure 5, when using hood.

 

 

Mantel Shelf

 

 

12"

 

 

 

Underside

 

10"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

of Mantel

 

8"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shelf

 

6"

 

 

 

 

 

2 1/2"

 

 

 

 

Minimum

 

 

 

 

 

Noncombustible

 

 

 

 

 

Material

8"

12"

15"

18"

20"

 

 

Min.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top of

 

 

 

 

 

Fireplace

 

Hood (GA6050

Distances to

Opening

 

 

 

or GA6053)

Underside of

 

 

 

Mantel

 

 

Figure 5 - Minimum Mantel Clearances When Using Hood

Floor Clearances

A.If installing appliance on the floor level, you must maintain the minimum distance of 14" to combustibles (see Figure 6).

B.If combustible materials are less than 14" to the fireplace, you must install appliance at least 5" above the combustible flooring (see Figure 7).

Combustible

14" Material

Min.

Noncombustible Material

Figure 6 - Minimum Fireplace Clearances If Installed at

Floor Level

Hearth

5"

Min.

Combustible

Material

Figure 7 - Minimum Fireplace Clearances Above

Combustible Flooring

NOTICE: Surface temperatures of adjacent walls and mantels become hot during operation. Walls and mantels above the firebox may become hot to the touch. If installed properly, thesetemperaturesmeettherequirementofthe nationalproductstandard.Followallminimum

clearances shown in this manual.

Notice: If your installation does not meet the minimum clearances shown, you must do one of the following:

operate the logs only with the flue damper open

raise the mantel to an acceptable height

remove the mantel

INSTALLING DAMPER CLAMP ACCESSORY FOR VENTED OPERATION

Note: When used as a vented indoor appliance, appliance must be installed only in a solid-fuelburning fireplace with a working flue and constructed of noncombustible material.

For Massachusetts Residents Only: Installation of this gas log set as a vented indoor appliance in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires the damper be permanently removed or welded in the fully open position.

You must install the damper clamp accessory (to order, see Accessories, page 21). This will insure vented operation (see Figure 8). The damper clamp will keep damper open. Installation instructions are included with clamp accessory.

See chart below for minimum permanent flue opening you must provide. Attach damper clamp so the minimum permanent flue opening will be maintained at all times.

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Area of Various Standard Round Flues

Diameter Area

5" 20 sq. inches 6" 29 sq. inches 7" 39 sq. inches 8" 51 sq. inches

Chimney Height Minimum Permanent Flue Opening

6' to 15'

39 sq. inches

15' to 30'

29 sq. inches

Damper

Clamp

Damper

Damper

Clamp

Damper

Damper

 

Masonry Fireplace

Manufactured Fireplace

Figure 8 - Attaching Damper Clamp

Installing appliance base assembly

INSTALLING Appliance BASE ASSEMBLY

WARNING:You must secure this appliance to fireplace floor. If not, appliance will move when you adjust controls. Moving appliance may cause a gas leak.

WARNING:Ifinstallinginasunkenfireplace, special care is needed. You must raise the fireplacefloortoallowaccesstoappliance control panel. This will insure adequate air flow and guard against sooting and controls being damaged.Raisefireplacefloorwithnoncombustible material. Make sure material is secure.

Installation Items Needed

hardware package (provided with appliance)

approved flexible gas hose and fittings provided (if allowed by local codes)

sealant (resistant to propane/LP gas, not provided)

electric drill with 3/16” masonry drill bit

1.Apply pipe joint sealant lightly to male threads of the 1/2 NPTside of gas fitting elbow (provided) and connect to inlet side of gas control. Remove gas fitting from flexible gas hose (provided) before connecting to elbow (see Figure 9).

2.Position appliance base assembly in fireplace.

3.Mark screw locations through holes in front panel of base (see Figure 10, page 8). If installing in a brick-bottomfireplace, mark screw locations in mortar joint of bricks.

4.Remove appliance base from fireplace.

5.Drill holes at marked locations using 3/16" drill bit.

6.Attach base, through holes in back side panels of base, to fireplace floor using masonry screws provided in hardware package (see Figure 10, page 8).

7.Connect to gas supply. See Connecting To Gas Supply, page 8.

 

Flexible

Gas Shutoff

Gas Line

Do NOT

Valve

Kink

Inlet Pressure Tap

Pilot Adjustment

 

 

 

MAI

N

 

IN

 

 

 

PILO

TAD

PILOJ

T

 

 

 

OU

T

 

1/2" NPT

 

Incoming

 

Gas Line

Outlet Pressure Tap

Note:

Set Screw

1)Wire connections not shown for clarity

2)* 1/8" NPT Plugged Tapping

Figure 9 - Connecting Incoming Gas Line to Flex Gas Line

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Masonry Screw

Figure 10 - Attaching Base to Fireplace Floor (Model Shown May Vary from Actual Model)

CONNECTING TO GAS SUPPLY

WARNING: This appliance requires a 1/2" NPT (National Pipe Thread) inlet connection to the pressure regulator.

optional equipment shutoff valve from your dealer.

For propane/LP units, the installer must supply an external regulator. The external regulator will reduce incoming gas pressure. You must reduce incoming gas pressure to between 11" and 14" of water. If you do not reduce incoming gas pressure, appliance regulator damage could occur. Install external regulator with the vent pointing down as shown in Figure 11. Pointing the vent down protects it from freezing rain or sleet.

CAUTION: Use only new, black iron or steel pipe.Internally-tinnedcopper tubing may be used in certain areas. Check your local codes. Use pipe of 1/2" diameter or greater to allow proper gas volume to appliance.Ifpipeistoosmall,unduelossofvolume will occur.

Installation must include an equipment shutoff valve, union and plugged 1/8" NPT tap. Locate NPT tap within reach for test gauge hook up. NPT tap must be upstream from appliance (see Figure 12, page 9).

WARNING:Aqualifiedservicepersonmust connect appliance to gas supply. Follow all local codes.

CAUTION: Never connect propane/LP fireplace directly to the propane/LP supply. This appliance requires an external regulator (not supplied). Install the external regulator between the appliance and propane/LP supply.

WARNING:Neverconnectnaturalgasfireplace to private(non-utility)gas wells. This gas is commonly known as wellhead gas.

Installation Items Needed

Before installing appliance, make sure you have the items listed below.

external regulator (supplied by installer)

piping (check local codes)

sealant (resistant to propane/LP gas)

equipment shutoff valve *

test gauge connection *

sediment trap

tee joint

pipe wrench

approved flexible gas line with gas connector (if allowed by local codes) (not provided)

* An equipment shutoff valve with 1/8" NPT tap is an acceptable alternative to test gauge connection. Purchase the

IMPORTANT: Install equipment shutoff valve in an accessible location. The equipment shutoff valve is for turning on or shutting off the gas to the appliance.

Check your building codes for any special requirements for locating equipment shutoff valve to fireplaces.

Apply pipe joint sealant lightly to male NPT threads. This will prevent excess sealant from going into pipe. Excess sealant in pipe could result in clogged appliance valves.

WARNING: Use pipe joint sealant that is resistant to liquid petroleum (LP) gas.

Propane/LP

External

Supply Tank

Regulator

 

 

with Vent

 

Pointing

 

Down

Figure 11 - External Regulator With Vent Pointing Down

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Equipment Shutoff Valve

Propane/LP

With 1/8" NPT Tap*

From External

Approved Flexible

Regulator

(11" W.C.**

Gas Hose (if allowed

to 14" W.C.

by local codes)

Pressure)

 

 

 

 

Natural

 

 

 

From Gas

 

3" Minimum

 

Meter

 

 

 

(5" W.C.**

 

Pipe

Cap Tee

to 10.5"

Gas Control

Nipple

Joint

W.C.

 

Sediment Trap

Pressure)

 

 

Figure 12 - Gas Connection

*Purchase the optional equipment shutoff valve from your dealer.

**Minimum inlet pressure for purpose of input adjustment.

We recommend that you install a sediment trap in supply line as shown in Figure 12. Locate sediment trap where it is within reach for cleaning. Install in piping system between fuel supply and appliance. Locate sediment trap where trapped matter is not likely to freeze. A sediment trap traps moisture and contaminants. This keeps them from going into appliance controls. If sediment trap is not installed or is installed wrong, appliance may not run properly.

2.Cap off open end of gas pipe where equipment shutoff valve was connected.

3.Pressurize supply piping system by either opening propane/LP supply tank valve for propane/LP gas or opening main gas valve located on or near gas meter for natural gas or using compressed air.

4.Check all joints of gas supply piping system. Apply noncorrosive leak detection fluid to all joints. Bubbles forming show a leak.

5.Correct all leaks at once.

6.Reconnect appliance and equipment shutoff valve to gas supply. Check reconnected fittings for leaks.

Test Pressures Equal To or Less Than 1/2 PSIG (3.5 kPa)

1.Close equipment shutoff valve (see Figure 13).

2.Pressurize supply piping system by either opening propane/LP supply tank valve for propane/LP gas or opening main gas valve located on or near gas meter for natural gas or using compressed air.

3.Check all joints from gas meter to equipment shutoff valve for natural gas or propane/LP supply to equipment shutoff valve for propane/LP (see Figure 14 or Figure 15, page 10). Apply noncorrosive leak detection fluid to all joints. Bubbles forming show a leak.

4.Correct all leaks at once.

CAUTION: Avoid damage to gas control.

Hold gas control with wrench when connecting it to gas piping and/or fittings.

CHECKING GAS CONNECTIONS

Open

Equipment

Shutoff

Valve

WARNING: Test all gas piping and connections, internal and external to unit, for leaks after installing or servicing. Correct all leaks at once.

Closed

Figure 13 - Equipment Shutoff Valve

WARNING: Never use an open flame to check for a leak. Apply a noncorrosive leak detection fluid to all joints. Bubbles forming show a leak. Correct all leaks at once.

CAUTION:Makesureexternalregulatorhas beeninstalledbetweenpropane/LPsupplyand appliance. See guidelines underConnecting to Gas Supply, page 8.

Pressure Testing Gas Supply Piping System Test Pressures In Excess Of 1/2 PSIG (3.5 kPa)

1.Disconnect appliance with its appliance main gas valve (control valve) and equipment shutoff valve from gas supply piping system. Pressures in excess of 1/2 psig will damage appliance regulator.

Propane/LP

Equipment

Supply Tank

Shutoff Valve

 

 

Control Valve

 

Location

Figure 14Checking Gas Joints (Propane/LP Only)

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Equipment Shutoff Valve

Gas Meter

Control Valve

Location

Figure 15 - Checking Gas Joints (Natural Gas Only)

Pressure Testing Appliance Gas

Connections

1.Open equipment shutoff valve (see Figure 13, page 9).

2.Open main gas valve located on or near gas meter for natural gas or open propane/LP supply tank valve.

3.Make sure control knob of appliance is in the OFF position.

4.Check all joints from gas meter to equipment shutoff valve for natural gas or propane/LP supply to equipment shutoff valve for propane/LP (see Figure 14, page 9 or Figure 15, page10).Applynoncorrosiveleakdetectionfluidtoalljoints. Bubbles forming show a leak.

5.Correct all leaks at once.

6.Light appliance (see Operation, page 14). Check all other internal joints for leaks.

7.Turn off appliance (see To Turn Off Gas to Appliance, page 14).

Installing BATTERIES IN HAND HELD remote

CONTROL AND BATTERY PACK

Installing Batteries in Battery pack

1.Remove access cover on battery pack.

2.Install 4 AA batteries, included, into battery pack following positive and negative directions.

3.Replace access cover on battery pack.

4.Place battery pack next control valve away from the burner.

Installing Batteries in Handheld Remote Control

1.Remove battery cover on back of remote control.

2.Install supplied A23/12V battery following positive and negative directions.

3.Replace battery cover onto remote control.

MF SERIES BURNER SYSTEM-LOGCOMPATIBILITY

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Burner System Model

Refractory Concrete Logs

 

For Use With This Burner

 

System

 

 

MF42ONE,MF42OPE,

LMF42-SC

MF48ONE, MF48OPE,

LMF48-SC

Figure 16 - MF Series Burner SystemLog Compatibility

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INSTALLING LOGS and Lava Rock

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

CAUTION:Afterinstallationandperiodically thereafter,checktoensurethatnoflamecomes in contact with any log. With appliance set to Hi, check to see if flames contact any log. If so,repositionlogsaccordingtologinstallation instructionsinthismanual.Flamescontacting logs will create soot.

LMF (42 AND 48)-SCSERIES LOG PLACEMENT

It is very important to install these logs exactly as instructed. Do not modify logs. Only use logs supplied with appliance or as identified for use with the appliance as shown in Figure 18.

Note: Each log includes an identifying number cast in the log. Look at each log when placing them on the burner system to be certain it is correct.

Note: For additional information, go towww.fmiproducts.com and click on the technical Support tab for access to log placement videos.

1.Find the right front log (LMF42-SC:D-019orLMF48-SC:D027). See Figures 17, 17A, 17B, and 17C for reference. The log has a rectangular shape on the bottom that fits against the lip on the black metal base, the square grate, and the round tube burner. Slide the log in place as shown in Figures.

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