Testing Proceedure

OEM TESTING AND EVALUATION PROCEDURE

For: AMERICAN FLAME, INC. Valve Models: AF-4000 Series Gas Valves with date codes 0622 to 0718

IF YOU CANNOT READ OR UNDERSTAND THIS OEM TESTING AND EVALUATION PROCEDURE, CONTACT THE INSTALLING DISTRIBUTOR OR AMERICAN FLAME DIRECTLY 888 672-8929 between the hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. eastern daylight time

BEFORE YOU START THIS EVALUATION PROCEDURE, PLEASE UNDERSTAND WE ARE LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ONLY. WE DO NOT WANT YOU TO REMOVE ANY GLASS DOORS OR OTHER COMPONENTS ON YOUR APPLIANCE

HAS THE APPLIANCE BEEN OPERATED SINCE THE TIME OF INSTALLATION, YES OR NO?

IF, YES, CONTINUE ON USING PROCEDURE ONE FOR A SIMPLE TEST OF THE GAS VALVE AND PILOT ASSEMBLY.

IF NO, PLEASE SKIP TO STEP #6 (PROCEDURE TWO) WITHIN THIS DOCUMENT TO COMPLETE THE TEST OF THE GAS VALVE AND PILOT ASSEMBLY.

PROCEDURE ONE:

  1. LOCATE WITHIN THE APPLIANCE THE PILOT LOCATION NEXT TO THE BURNER AND MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE LINE OF SIGHT TO THIS PILOT LOCATION.
  2. LOCATE THE MODULE THAT CONTROLS THE IGNITION FUNCTIONS OF THE AF-4000 ELECTRONIC GAS VALVE. ON THIS MODULE YOU WILL FIND A CONTINUOS PILOT SLIDE SWITCH. (SEE FIGURE #2)

YOU SHOULD CONSULT YOUR INDIVIDUAL APPLIANCE MANUAL FOR THE LOCATION OF THIS MODULE TO DETERMINE HOW DIFFICULT IT WILL BE TO LOCATE FOR THIS TESTING PROCEDURE.

AN ALTERNATIVE TO FINDING THE MODULE ON MOST APPLIANCES IS THE USE OF THE HAND HELD REMOTE CONTROL. IT WILL PROVIDE THE SAME CAPABILITY FOR THIS SIMPLE TEST. (SEE FIGURE #1)

IMPORTANT NOTE: BEFORE DOING ANYTHING ELSE, PLEASE CHECK THE ENVIRONMENT OF THE GAS VALVE FOR A SMELL OF GAS. IF FOR ANY REASON YOU SMELL OR THINK YOU SMELL GAS, SEE THE WARNING IN THE BOX BELOW.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS:

  • Do not try to light any appliance.
  • Do not touch any electric 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.
Firebox Front Width  inches
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Glass Height (1-1.5") (C)  inches
Firebox Depth  inches
 
Total Glass Needed (lbs) :  

*In all cases we recommend to cover the firestar/ring with a layer of cinders/lava rock, a minimum of 1" in diameter. Glass should be used as a topping over lava rock/cinders approximately 1" in depth. We never recommend using all glass media.4

Firebox Diameter  inches
 
Fire Glass Depth (1-1.5")  inches
 
Total Glass Needed (lbs) :  

*In all cases we recommend to cover the firestar/ring with a layer of cinders/lava rock, a minimum of 1" in diameter. Glass should be used as a topping over lava rock/cinders approximately 1" in depth. We never recommend using all glass media.

 
Rear firebox width  inches
Front firebox width  inches
Firebox depth  inches
 
Total Glass Needed (lbs) :  

*In all cases we recommend to cover the firestar/ring with a layer of cinders/lava rock, a minimum of 1" in diameter. Glass should be used as a topping over lava rock/cinders approximately 1" in depth. We never recommend using all glass media.

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