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Transcript of Whirlpool GOLD W4GH6 Specifications

HEAT PUMP INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Table of Contents HEAT PUMP SAFETY.....................................................................1 SEQUENCE OF OPERATION ......................................................14 Cooling Cycle .............................................................................14 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ................................................1 Heating Cycle .............................................................................14 Tools and Parts ............................................................................2 Defrost Cycle..............................................................................14 System Requirements..................................................................2 Adjust Defrost System ...............................................................15 Location Requirements ................................................................2 Troubleshoot the Defrost System ..............................................16 Electrical Requirements ...............................................................4 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..................................................4 TROUBLESHOOTING ..................................................................16 Inspect Shipment .........................................................................4 System Diagnostic Module ........................................................16 Flush Refrigerant Lines ................................................................5 Connect Refrigerant Lines ...........................................................7 SYSTEM MAINTENANCE ............................................................18 Charge Refrigerant Lines .............................................................8 ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE .........................................................18 Make Electrical Connections .....................................................11 Complete Installation .................................................................13 Accessories ................................................................................18 WARRANTY ..................................................................................19 HEAT PUMP SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or "WARNING." These words mean: DANGER You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately follow instructions. WARNING You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow instructions. All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed. INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS These instructions are intended as a general guide only for use by The heat pump is designed and approved for outdoor use qualified persons and do not supersede any national or local only. codes in any way. The installation must comply with all state and local codes as well as the National Electrical Code. The heat pump must be installed with no ductwork in the airstream. The outdoor fan is not designed to operate against any additional static pressure. Whirlpool Gold(R) Model W4GH6 48488D008

Minimum Clearances AB C E Transition from Horizontal to Vertical D This shows how to make a transition from horizontal to vertical. 48" (121.9 cm) Overhead Clearance F Style 1 Style 2 G (Discharge Air) A G Clear1a2n"c(e3(0I.n5lectmA)ir) B B C C H F F Clear3a6n"c(e9(1I.n4lectmA)ir) 30"A(c7c6e.2sscmCl)eSaerarvniccee E D E D 12" (30.5 cm) Clearance A. Style 1--anchored heavy nylon wire tie E. Metal sleeve Between Unit and Building B. Tape or heavy nylon wire tie holding liquid F. Wall stud E. House thermostat F. To indoor unit line to vapor line. G. Style 2--automotive G. To indoor coil C. Liquid line muffler-type hanger H. Seal openings A. Weatherproof disconnect switch D. Vapor line--wrapped in armaflex B. NEC class 1 wiring C. NEC class 2 wiring Installing Vertical Runs (new construction shown) D. To power supply This shows how to install line sets on vertical runs. Line Set Isolation NOTE: Similar installation practices should be used if line set is to be installed on exterior of outside wall. The following illustrations demonstrate procedures which ensure proper refrigerant line set isolation. IMPORTANT: Refrigerant lines must not contact structure. Installing Horizontal Runs A B This shows how to install line sets on horizontal runs. C C NOTES: To hang line set from joist or rafter, use either metal strapping H D material or anchored heavy nylon wire ties. D E Strap the vapor line to the floor joist or roof rafter at 8 ft F (2.4 m) intervals, then strap the liquid line to the vapor line. G G H C E A A I 8' E D G B C J 8' LK D H E A A. Outside wall E. Anchored heavy nylon wire tie J. Caulk C B. Space between wall F. Inside wall K. Fiberglass and refrigerant line G. Metal strapping material insulation H. Metal sleeve C. Vapor line wrapped L. PVC pipe in armaflex A. Metal strapping material (around D. Metal strapping material (around I. Wood block between studs D. Liquid line vapor line only) vapor line only) and tape or heavy B. Floor joist or roof rafter nylon wire tie (around vapor and C. Tape or heavy nylon wire tie liquid lines) E. Metal sleeve 3

WARNING Electrical Requirements All field wiring must be done in accordance with National Electrical Code requirements, applicable requirements of UL, or local codes, where applicable. Electrical wiring, disconnect means and over-current protection are to be supplied by the installer. Refer to the rating plate for the maximum over-current protection, minimum circuit ampacity, and operating voltage. See the wiring diagrams in "Make Electrical Connections." Electrical Shock Hazard Electrically ground condensing unit or heat pump. Connect ground wire to ground lug. Use copper wire for supply connection. Correct wire gauge is shown in the chart below. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death or electrical shock. Rating Plate Ampacity AWG Less than 15 14 16 - 20 12 21 - 30 10 31 - 50 8 NOTE: All outdoor wiring must be suitable for outdoor use. Use copper conductors only. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Inspect Shipment WARNING 1. Check the heat pump rating plate to confirm specifications are as ordered. Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and install 2. Upon receipt of heat pump, inspect it for possible shipping condensing unit or heat pump. damage. Examine the heat pump inside the carton if the Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. carton is damaged. If damage is found, it should be noted on the carrier's freight bill. Damage claims should be filed with the carrier immediately. Claims of shortages should be filed with the seller within 5 days. This heat pump is shipped in one package, completely NOTE: If any damages are discovered and reported to the carrier, assembled and wired. The thermostat is shipped in a separate do not install the heat pump because your claim may be denied. carton when ordered. 4