TOA Electronics B-40RMN, B-40RMP, B-40REN, B-40REP User Manual

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RETAIN THESE INSTRUCTIONS
FOR FUTURE REFERENCE
HOMEOWNER'S CARE AND OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS
STANDARD SERIES
36" B-VENTED GAS APPLIANCES P/N 725,008M REV. F 05/2004
MODELS
Millivolt Models Electronic Models B-40RMN B-40REN B-40RMP B-40REP
WH Report No. J20006722
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.
FOR YOUR SAFETY: Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors or liquids in the vicin­ity of this or any other appliance.
FOR YOUR SAFETY: What to do if you smell gas:
• DO NOT light any appliance.
• DO NOT touch any electrical switches.
• DO NOT use any phone in your building.
• Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone.
Follow your gas suppliers instructions.
• If your gas supplier cannot be reached, call the fire department.
Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier.
NOTE: DIAGRAMS & ILLUSTRATIONS NOT TO SCALE.
AVERTISSEMENT: ASSUREZ-VOUS DE BIEN SUIVRE LES INSTRUCTIONS DONNÉ DANS CETTE NOTICE POUR RÉDUIRE AU MINIMUM LE RISQUE D'INCENDIE OU POUR ÉVITER TOUT DOMMAGE MATÉRIEL, TOUTE BLESSURE OU LA MORT.
POUR VOTRE SÉCURITÉ: Ne pas entreposer ni utiliser d'essence ni d'autre vapeurs ou liquides inflammables dans le voisinage de cet appareil ou de tout autre appareil.
POUR VOTRE SÉCURITÉ: Que faire si vous sentez une odeur de gaz:
• Ne pas tenter d'allumer d'appareil.
• Ne touchez à aucun interrupteur. Ne pas vous servir des téléphones se trouvant dans le batiment où vous vous trouvez.
• Evacuez la piéce, le bâtiment ou la zone.
• Appelez immédiatement votre fournisseur de gaz depuis un voisin. Suivez les instructions du fournisseur.
• Si vous ne pouvez rejoindre le fournisseur de gaz, appelez le service dos incendies.
L'installation et service doit être exécuté par un qualifié installeur, agence de service ou le fournisseur de gaz.
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CONGRATULATIONS!
In selecting this SUPERIOR B-vented gas appliance you have chosen the finest and most dependable fireplace to be found anywhere. A beautiful, prestigious, alternative to a wood burning fireplace. Welcome to a Family of tens of thousands of satisfied SUPERIOR Fireplace Owners.
Please read and carefully follow all of the instructions found in this manual. Please pay special attention to the safety instructions provided in this manual. The Homeowner's Care and Operation Instructions included here will assure that you have many years of dependable and enjoyable service from your SUPERIOR product.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction ..................................... page 2
General Information......................... page 2
Operation/Care of Your Appliance.... page 3
Combustion Air Controls ................. page 4
Maintenance .................................... page 5
Manual Limit Switch ........................ page 5
Millivolt Appliance Checkout............ page 6
Electronic Appliance Checkout......... page 6
Log Placement................................. page 7
Maintenance Schedule..................... page 6
Wiring Diagrams.............................. page 8
Warranty.......................................... page 8
Product Reference Information ....... page 8
Replacement Parts .......................... page 8
Lighting Instructions – Millivolt ....... page 10
Lighting Instructions – Electronic .... page 12
Troubleshooting Guide – Millivolt ..... page 14
Troubleshooting Guide – Electronic .. page 15
Replacement Parts List ..................... page 16
Accessory Components ................... page 18
INTRODUCTION
The millivolt appliances are designed to oper­ate on either natural or propane gas. A millivolt gas control valve with piezo ignition system provides safe, efficient operation.
The electronic appliances are designed to op­erate on either natural or propane gas. An electronic intermittent pilot system provides safe, efficient operation. External electrical power is required to operate these units.
These appliances comply with National Safety Standards and are tested and listed by War­nock Hersey (Report No. J20006722) to ANSI Z21.50 - 2000 (in Canada, CSA 2.22 - 2000), and CAN/CGA-2.17-M91 in both USA and Canada, as vented gas fireplaces.
Installation must conform to local codes. In the absence of local codes, installation must comply with the current National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1 (NFPA 54). (In Canada, the current CAN/CGA B149 installation code.)
Electrical wiring must comply with local codes. In the absence of local codes, installation must be in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70 - (latest edition). (In Canada, the current CSA C22.1 Canadian Electric Code.)
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO ALTER OR MODIFY THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE APPLIANCE OR ITS COMPONENTS. ANY MODIFICATION OR ALTERATION MAY VOID THE WARRANTY, CERTIFICATION AND LISTINGS OF THIS UNIT.
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 THE GAS SUPPLIER.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Note: Installation and repair should be per-
formed by a qualified service person. The appli­ance should be inspected annually by a quali­fied professional service technician. More fre­quent inspections and cleanings may be re­quired due to excessive lint from carpeting, bedding material, etc. It is imperative that the control compartment, burners and circulating air passage ways of the appliance be kept clean.
S'assurer que le brùleur et le compartiment des commandes sont propres. Voir les in­structions d'installation et d'utilisation qui accompagnent l'apareil.
Provide adequate clearances around air open­ings and adequate accessibility clearance for service and proper operation. Never obstruct the front openings of the appliance.
Due to high temperatures the appliance should be located out of traffic and away from furni­ture and draperies. Locate furniture and win­dow coverings accordingly.
WARNING: THESE FIREPLACES ARE VENTED DECORATIVE GAS APPLIANCES. DO NOT BURN WOOD OR OTHER MATE­RIAL IN THESE APPLIANCES.
These appliances are designed to operate on natural or propane gas only. The use of other fuels or combination of fuels will degrade the performance of this system and may be dan­gerous.
Input of appliance is 15,000 BTU/HR.
Gas Orifice
Type Size Elevation
Natural
Propane
Nominal operating pressures for the manifold side of the gas control system are; 3.5 inches water column (0.87 kPa) for natural gas mod­els and 10 inches water column (2.49 kPa) for propane gas models.
Do not use these appliances if any part has been under water. Immediately call a quali­fied, professional service technician to in­spect the appliance and to replace any parts of the control system and any gas control which have been under water.
Ne pas se servir de cet appareil s'il a été plongé dans l'eau, complètement ou en partie. Appeler un technicien qualifié pour inspecter l'appareil et remplacer toute partie du système de contrôle et toute commande qui ont été plongés dans l'leau.
#49
(.073)
(.045)
0 - 4500'
(0 - 1370 m)
0 - 4500'
(0 - 1370 m)
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Gas Controls on Valve
SIT Valve Shown
Removable Access Panel
Millivolt appliances may be fitted at time of manufacture with either a Honeywell millivolt gas control valve or as SIT millivolt gas control valve. Both valves have been tested with and approved for use with these appliances and are listed accordingly.
Test gage connections are provided on the front of the millivolt gas control valve (iden­tified IN for the inlet and OUT for the mani­fold side). A ¹⁄₈" NPT test gage connection is provided at the inlet and outlet side of the electronic gas control valve.
Minimum inlet gas pressure to the appliance is
5.0 inches water column (1.24 kPa) for natural gas and 11 inches water column (2.74 kPa) for propane for the purpose of input adjustment.
Maximum inlet gas supply pressure to the appliance is 10.5 inches water column (2.61 kPa) for natural gas and 13.0 inches water column (3.23 kPa) for propane.
The appliance must be isolated from the gas supply piping system (by closing its individual manual shut-off 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).
The appliance and its individual shut-off valve must be disconnected from the gas supply piping system during any pressure testing of that system at pressures in excess of ¹⁄₂ psig (3.5 kPa).
These appliances must not be connected to a chimney or flue serving a separate solid fuel burning appliance.
WARNING: FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE INSTALLATION AND OPERATING IN­STRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THIS DOCU­MENT WILL RESULT IN AN IMPROP­ERLY INSTALLED AND OPERATING AP­PLIANCE, VOIDING ITS WARRANTY. ANY CHANGE TO THIS APPLIANCE AND/OR ITS OPERATING CONTROLS IS DANGER­OUS. IMPROPER INSTALLATION OR USE OF THIS APPLIANCE CAN CAUSE SERI­OUS INJURY OR DEATH FORM FIRE, BURNS, EXPLOSION OR CARBON MON­OXIDE POISONING.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Early signs of carbon monoxide poisoning are similar to the flu with headaches, dizziness and/or nau­sea. If you have these signs, obtain fresh air immediately. Turn off the gas supply to the appliance and have it serviced by a qualified professional, as it may not be operating correctly.
WARNING: B-VENT APPLIANCES ARE NOT DESIGNED TO OPERATE IN NEGA­TIVELY PRESSURED ENVIRONMENTS (PRESSURE WITHIN THE HOME IS LESS THAN PRESSURES OUTSIDE). SIGNIFI­CANT NEGATIVELY PRESSURED ENVI­RONMENTS CAUSED BY WEATHER, HOME DESIGN, OR OTHER DEVICES MAY IMPACT THE OPERATION OF THESE AP­PLIANCES. NEGATIVE PRESSURES MAY RESULT IN POOR FLAME APPEARANCE, SOOTING, DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND/ OR SEVERE PERSONAL INJURY. DO NOT OPERATE THESE APPLIANCES IN NEGA­TIVELY PRESSURED ENVIRONMENTS.
WARNING: CHILDREN AND ADULTS SHOULD BE ALERTED TO THE HAZ­ARDS OF HIGH SURFACE TEMPERA­TURES. USE CAUTION AROUND 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: DO NOT PLACE CLOTH­ING OR OTHER FLAMMABLE MATE­RIALS ON OR NEAR THIS APPLIANCE.
AVERTISSEMENT: SURVEILLER LES ENFANTS. GARDER LES VÊTEMENTS, LES MEUBLES, L'ESSENCE OU AUTRES LIQUIDES À VAPEUR INFLAMMABLES LOIN DE L'APPAREIL.
OPERATION AND CARE OF YOUR APPLIANCE
1. Appliance operation may be controlled
through a remotely located optional wall switch. Separate switches may provide independent control for the remote controlled fireplace op­eration (optional equipment). In lieu of remote or remote wall switch operation, the appliance must be operated directly through the controls located on the front of the valve located within the control compartment under the removable access panel,
Figure 1
.
Figure 1
Operation of millivolt and electronic gas control systems are different. Before lighting and op­erating your appliance determine if you have a millivolt or electronic appliance.
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to access the gas control compartment. Mil­livolt appliances will be fitted with one of the two gas control valves shown in
Appliances with electronic systems will be fit­ted with the electronic valve shown in Familiarize yourself with the differing controls for the valve your appliance uses.
To light millivolt appliances refer to the detailed lighting instructions found in both English and French on pages 10 and 11 of these instruc­tions respectively. Millivolt and electronic
appliance lighting instructions may also be found on the pull out labels attached to the gas control valve located within the gas con­trol compartment. See
appropriate location for the spark ignitor used with your appliance.
If your appliance is equipped with an optional remote wall switch or remote control kit the appliance main burner may be turned on and off with the wall switch or remote control. If the appliance is not equipped with a wall or remote control, the main burner must be turned off and on with the gas control knob. Turn the knob counter-clockwise from the PILOT position to ON to light the main burner, and clockwise from ON to PILOT to turn off the main burner.
To light electronic appliances refer to the de­tailed lighting instructions found in both En­glish and French on pages 12 and 13 of these instructions respectively. Millivolt and elec-
tronic appliance lighting instructions may also be found on the pull out labels attached to the gas valve located within the gas control com­partment. If your appliance is equipped with an
optional remote wall switch or remote control kit the appliance main burner may be turner on and off with the wall switch or remote control.
Figure 2
Refer to Figure
Figure 2
to locate the
.
Figure 3
.
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SIT Millivolt Valve
Spark Ignitor
Honeywell Millivolt Valve
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Gas Control Knob
Gas Control Knob
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WARNING: FIREPLACES EQUIPPED WITH OPTIONAL ACCESSORY DOORS SHOULD BE OPERATED ONLY WITH THE DOORS FULLY OPEN OR FULLY
TPTH TP TH
CLOSED (
FIGURE 4
). THIS APPLI­ANCE MAY ONLY BE FITTED WITH DOORS CERTIFIED FOR USE WITH THE APPLIANCE.
Spark Ignitor
AVERTISSEMENT: POUR UTILISATION UNIQUEMENT AVEC LES PORTES EN VERRE CERTIFIÊES AVEC L'APPAREIL.
OFF
ON
ON/OFF Switch
IN
PSI
Inlet Pressure Port
Electronic Gas Control Valve
Manifold Pressure Port
CONTROL
IG N
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Honeywell Electronic
Figure 3
If the appliance is not equipped with a wall switch or remote control, the main burner must be turned off and on with the gas control switch. Toggle the switch from ON to OFF to operate the main burner from ON to OFF.
2. When lit for the first time, this appliance will emit a slight odor for an hour or two. This is due to the burn-in of internal paints and lubricants used in the manufacturing process.
3. Keep lower control compartment clean by vacuuming or brushing at least twice a year. More frequent cleaning may be required due to excessive lint from carpeting, bedding materi­als, etc. It is important that control compart­ments, burners and circulating air passage­ways of the appliance be kept clean.
Gas Valve
4. Always turn off gas to the pilot (millivolt
appliances) before cleaning. Before re-light­ing, refer to the lighting instructions in this manual. Instructions are also found on a pull­out panel located on the floor of the appliance.
5. Always keep the appliance area clear and free from combustible materials, gasoline and other flammable liquids.
6. Remember, Millivolt appliances have a con­tinuous burning pilot flame. Exercise caution when using products with combustible vapors.
7. Clean the optional glass doors only when necessary. Wipe surface with clean, damp­ened, soft cloth. Follow with dry, soft towel as desired. Take care not to scratch the glass surface.
WARNING: DO NOT USE ABRASIVE CLEANERS. NEVER CLEAN THE GLASS WHEN IT IS HOT.
CAUTION: DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TOUCH THE DOORS WITH YOUR HANDS WHILE THE FIRE­PLACE IS IN USE. ALWAYS USE DOOR HANDLES. DOORS WILL BECOME VERY HOT WHEN FIREPLACE IS IN USE.
Fully Open or
Fully Closed
Figure 4
COMBUSTION AIR CONTROLS
Many appliances are equipped when installed with an outside combustion air vent system that is designed to provide the appliance with outside make-up air for combustion when in operation.
Combustion Air Actuator
Figure 5
The actuator for combustion air system is standard on all appliances but must not be operated if the complete system is not in­stalled. Refer to
Figures 5 and 6
. When the complete outside combustion air vent system is installed, the installer will remove the actua­tor locking screw.
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NOTE: DIAGRAMS & ILLUSTRATIONS NOT TO SCALE.
Combustion Air Actuator
Remove Locking Screw and “Pop” Actuator to the Left Before Initial Use
Pull Forward to Open, Push Back to Close
Figure 6
If your screw is not removed and you have reason to believe that you have a complete outside combustion system, contact your dis­tributor to have your appliance inspected for the presence of the complete system. DO NOT assume that you have this system in place because you have an actuating lever present on your appliance front face.
WARNING: DO NOT OPERATE THE COMBUSTION AIR ACTUATOR UNLESS A COMPLETE OUTSIDE COMBUSTION AIR VENT SYSTEM HAS BEEN IN­STALLED WITH YOUR APPLIANCE.
To provide outside combustion air to your appliance while it is in operation, locate the combustion air actuator along the right side of the appliance opening (
To operate, push the end of the actuator to the left as shown in its "locked" position. Pull the actuator forward to open the combustion air door, and push it back to close.
refer to Figure 5
Figure 6
, until it "pops" free of
).
Manual
Reset
Limit
Switch
Lintel Extension
Figure 7
MANUALLY-RESET BLOCKED FLUE SAFETY SWITCH
This appliance is equipped with a manually­reset blocked flue safety switch. Refer to
Figure 7
operation, the flame goes out (independently of the burner on/off wall switch), it may be due to the operation of this safety limit switch. First allow the appliance to cool. Then reset the safety switch by pushing the red reset button on the back of the switch.
To access the blocked flue safety switch, re­move the limit switch bracket, with switch and low voltage wires attached. Push the red reset button and then reinstall limit switch bracket.
The appliance should then relight and remain lit. If this does not occur, turn off the appli- ance and call a qualified service technician.
for its location. If during appliance
Limit Switch Bracket
Bracket Screw
Maintenance
The appliance and venting system should be thoroughly inspected before initial use and at least annually by a qualified service techni­cian. Proper maintenance and use will require more frequent, less extensive inspections and servicing by the homeowner.
Generally, annual inspections should be per­formed by a qualified service technician. More frequent periodic inspections and cleanings should be performed by the homeowner. Any discrepancies discovered by the homeowner should result in a call to a qualified service technician to effect the repair or correction.
Refer to the maintenance schedule for mainte­nance tasks, procedures, periodicity and by whom they should be performed.
IMPORTANT: TURN OFF GAS AND ANY ELECTRICAL POWER BEFORE SERVICING THE APPLIANCE.
To "lock" the combustion air door closed, en­sure the actuator is pushed all the way back, then push the end of the actuators to the right until the step in the actuator moves behind the appliance front face within the slotted opening.
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Millivolt Appliance Checkout
The pilot flame should be steady, not lifting or floating. Flame should be blue in color with traces of orange at the outer edge.
The top ³⁄₈" (9 mm) at the pilot generator (ther­mopile) should be engulfed in the pilot flame. The flame should project 1" (25 mm) beyond the hood at all three ports
(Figure 8 )
.
Electronic Appliance Checkout
Light the burner, refer to the Lightilng Instruc­tions in this manual. Ensure the ignitor lights the pilot. The pilot flame should engulf the flame rod as shown in
Figure 8.
Figure 9
With proper care and maintenance, your appli­ance will provide many years of enjoyment. If you should experience any problem, first refer to the trouble shooting guide in this manual. If problem persists, contact your Superior distributor.
MILLIVOLT
ELECTRONIC
Pilot Nozzle
Hood
Pilot Nozzels
Proper Flame
Adjustment
Ignitor Rod
³⁄₈" Min (9 mm)
Thermopile
3/8 To 1/2 Inch
(9 mm to 13 mm)
Ground Electrode
Flame Sensor
Hot Surface Igniter
Log Placement
WARNING: LOGS GET VERY HOT AND WILL REMAIN HOT UP TO ONE HOUR AFTER GAS SUPPLY IS TURNED OFF. HANDLE ONLY WHEN LOGS ARE COOL. TURN OFF ALL ELECTRICITY TO THE APPLIANCE BEFORE YOU INSTALL GRATE AND LOGS.
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE IS NOT MEANT TO BURN WOOD. ANY AT­TEMPT TO DO SO COULD CAUSE IR­REPARABLE DAMAGE TO YOUR APPLI­ANCE AND PROVE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR SAFETY.
WARNING: THE SIZE AND POSITION ON THE LOG SET WAS ENGINEERED TO GIVE YOUR APPLIANCE A SAFE, RELIABLE AND ATTRACTIVE FLAME PATTERN. ANY ATTEMPT TO USE A DIFFERENT LOG SET IN THE FIREPLACE WILL VOID THE WARRANTY AND WILL RESULT IN IN­COMPLETE COMBUSTION, SOOTING, AND POOR FLAME QUALITY.
These appliances are fitted with a pair of deco­rative non-combustible concrete logs that are wired in place on the log grate at the factory. Normally these logs never have to be reposi­tioned. Occasionally they may be removed for cleaning, or just the front log may be removed to provide greater access to the pilot assembly and the control compartment below.
To remove the logs, untie the wires securing he logs to the grate. These wires are only required for shipping and should be completely cut away before repositioning the logs on the grate. Refer to
Figure 9
for log placement. Align the rear log with the slots on its bottom engaging the grate tines. Position the front log, centered on the grate and with the rear log behind it.
Decorative volcanic stone is available to en­hance the look of the fireplace presentation. Decorative volcanic stone should be spread evenly through non-uniformly over the entire bottom surface of the firebox to provide the look of an ember bed.
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Figure 8
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