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WALL SLEEVE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR

FRIGIDAIRE

THRU-THEWALL AIR CONDITIONERS

READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

Check the contents of the accessories supplied with our air conditioner as shown below:

To avoid risk of personal injury, property damage, or product damage duetotheweightofthisdeviceand

sharp edges that may be exposed:

Air conditioners covered in this manual pose an excessive weight hazard. Twoormorepeopleare needed to moveand install theunit.

To prevent injury or strain, use proper lifting and carrying techniques when moving unit.

Carefully inspect location where air conditionerwill be installed. Be sure it will support theweight of the unit overan extended period of time.

Handle air conditioner with care. Wearprotectivc gloves whenever liftingor carrying theunit. AVOID the sharp metalfins of front and rearcoils.

Make sure air conditioner does not fall durin(

installation.

For New Construction install Frigidaire Wall Sleeve (Part EA108T).

Remove old air conditionerand inspect sleeve forthe following:

Installation-Makesure that sleeve is securely installed and in sound structural condition.

Dimensions-Measure the size to make sure the air conditioner will fit.

Slope-Thereshould be a rearward slope for condensate to drain from the rear of the sleeve.

Check against Fig.A.

1/4" to 5/16"

REAR k

Wall Sleeve

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_E

FRONT

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNIT

VEL

 

 

 

 

Fig. A

Manufacturer-So the method of installation can be determined.

If the installation and slope are suspect, then removal and correct installation of a Frigidaire WallSleeve (Part EA108T), is recommended.

Number

 

Part

name

QTY.

1

Top/Bottom

Trim

Frame

2

2

Side Trim Frame

 

2

3

Plastic

Mesh

 

 

1

4

Tapered

Spacer

Block Board

2

5

Tapered

Spacer

Block

1

6

Vertical

Foam

 

2

7

Horizontal

Foam

 

2

8

Vertical

Trim

Foam

2

9

Horizontal

Trim

Foam

2

10

Screw

 

 

 

4

11

Washer

 

 

 

4

P/N: 819042236-01

INSTALLATION

HOW TO INSTALL

1. Identify the existing wall sleeve before installing the unit from thelisted below.

Brand

Wall Sleeve

Dimensions(inches)

Width

Height

Depth

 

 

White-Westinghouse

 

 

16, 17-1/:.

Frigidaire

 

25-1/2

15-1/4

or 22

Carrier(52F

series)

 

 

 

 

 

General Electric

 

 

 

/Hotpoint

 

26

15-5/8

16-7/8

Whirlpool

 

25-7/8

16-1/2

17-1/8

 

or23

 

 

 

 

FedderstEmerson

27

16-3/4

16-3/4

or 19-3/4

 

 

 

 

Sears/Kenmore

25-7/8

15-17/32

16-23/32

Carrier(51S

series)

25-3/4

16-7/8

18-5/8

EmersontFedders

26-3/4

15-3/4

15

Friedrich

 

27

16-3/4

16-3/4

NOTE: All wall sleeves used to mount the new Air Conditioner must be in sound structural condition and have a reargrille that securelyattaches to sleeve, or

rear flange that serves as a stop for the Air conditioner.

2.Clean the interior of the sleeve (do not disturb seals).

3. Repaint the sleeve if needed.

4.Redirect the Iouversat the backof the wallsleeve to

60 ° angle as shown in the Fig.B. The use of pliers is recommended.

_ Rear Louvers 60 °

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TopView

Fig, B

5. If thewall sleeve already has a reargrille, skip to step 7. If the wall sleeve does not have arear grille or Iouvered panel, install the plastic grille from the kit. Cut the plastic mesh to match the sleeve installed.

Place the plasticgrille to theinside of thewall sleeve at the rear flange.

Place the plastic grille

Fig. C

6.Use the 4washers and screwsto secure thegrille to the wall sleeve.

or

 

Fasten the screws

Fig. D

7.Remove the backing from the Vertical Foam and attachthattotheinsiderightofthesleeve as shown below.

Remove the backing from theHorizontalFoam and attachthattotheinsidefront ofthe sleeve as shown below.

Horizontal Foam Vertical Foam

Fig. E

INSTALLATION

8.If you wish to keep the unit beoperatedathigher performance state, remove the steel rear grille and

attach the plastic rear grille. The plastic grille will minimize the recirculation of hot discharge air.

Plastic rear grille

Steel rear grille

Fig. F

9.If thedepth ofyour existingwall sleeve is less than or equal to 20", skip to step 11. Otherwise, cut the

baffles and the support blocksaccording to length"A" in thetable below.

Depth

"D"of

the

 

existing

wall

 

Length "A"

sleeve

(inches)

(inches)

20<D_<20%

 

 

20%<D..<2

I_

I-_

213/4<D_<24

 

4

11.lnstallthe new unit intothe wall sleeve.

12.To assemble trim, snapthe tab ofeach piece into the slot of the other piece asshown below. Remove

the backing from the trim foamand stick thattothe inside of the trim as shown below.

Horizontal Vertical

rm rmoa

Assemble Trim

Attach Trim Foam

Fig. 1

12.Slide trim over thefront ofthe airconditioner until trim is flush with sleeve as shown below.

Fig. J NOTE: Be sure to route the cord through the trim frame before placing the trim frameon the unit.

10.Remove the backing from the support blocks and attach them to the inside of the wall sleeve as shown

FIG 14. Slide the baffle intoslotsofthesupport blocks.

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Fig. H

• Air conditioners covered in this manual pose an excessive weight hazard. Two or more people arc needed to moveand install theunit. To prevent injur_ orstrain, useproperlifting and carrying technique, _ when moving unit.

When handling the air conditioner, be carefult( avoid cuts from sharp metal fins onfrontand rear coils.

Make sure air conditioner does not fall durin( removal.