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VR8345M

Universal Electronic Ignition


Gas Control
The VR8345M Universal Electronic Ignition
Gas Control is used in gas-fired appliances with
capacities up to 300 cu ft/hour at 1 inch wc pres-
sure drop [8.5 cu m/hour at 0.25 kPa] for natural
gas. The VR8345M will operate with a direct spark
ignition (DSI), hot surface ignition (HSI) or inter-
mittent pilot ignition. The control includes a
manual valve, two automatic operators, a pres-
sure regulator, pilot adjustment, pilot plug, and
ignition adapter.

Compatible with hot surface pilot, intermittent pilot 4.0 in. swing radius allows easy rotation into position
and direct spark ignition. inside the tightest furnace vestibules.
Replaces virtually any IP, HSI or DSI gas control. Can be installed at any angle including vertically be-
For use with 24 Vac heating appliances that burn tween 0 and 90 degrees from the upright position.
natural or manufactured gas or liquiefied petroleum Clearly marked, keyed termianl block allows quick
(LP) gas. (Includes converter kit to adapt from natu- attachment of wires and IP/DSI/HSI jumper. Keyed
ral gas to LP gas.) jumper cannot be incorrectly inserted.
Compact to fit into tightly packed, high efficiency Internal inlet screen blocks contaminants in gas line
heating equipment. from entering valve.
Works with virtually all residential equipment and -40F to +175F (-40C to +79C) temperature range
all but the largest commercial equipment, with a standard.
regulation capacity range of 30,000 to 415,000 Btuh Standard opening.
natural gas (48,600 to 672,300 LP gas).
All adjustments and wiring connections accessible
from top of control. CONTENTS
Straight-through body pattern. Specifications ................................................. 2
1/8 in. NPT inlet and outlet taps on top of gas Ordering Information ..................................... 2
control aid adjustment of gas pressure in problem Installation ..................................................... 3
installations. Startup and Checkout ................................... 11
3/4 in. x 3/4 in. inlet and outlet fit easily on high Maintenance ................................................. 13
capacity systems plus others using 1/2 in. reducer Operation ..................................................... 14
bushings. Service .......................................................... 17

R.R. 3-95 Honeywell Inc. 1995

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SPECIFICATIONS ORDERING INFORMATION

Specifications
IMPORTANT: The specifications given in this publication BODY PATTERN: Straight-through.
do not include normal manufacturing tolerances. REGULATOR TYPE: Standard opening.
Therefore, this unit may not exactly match the listed INLET X OUTLET SIZE: 3/4 x 3/4 inch.
specification. Also, this product is tested and cali- IGNITION ADAPTER: Configures VR8345M to operate
brated under closely controlled conditions, and some with direct spark or hot surface ignition.
minor differences in performance can be expected if ELECTRICAL RATINGS:
those conditions are changed. Voltage and Frequency: 24 Vac, 60 Hz.
Current Draw: 0.7A.
MODEL: VR8345M Universal Combination Gas Control. CAPACITY: See Table 1.
AMBIENT TEMPERATURE RANGE: -40 to +175F
(-40 to +79C). Use conversion factors in Table 2 to convert capacities for
other gases.

TABLE 1GAS CAPACITY.


Size Capacity (at 1 inch Minimum Maximum
(Inlet x Outlet) wc pressure drop)a Regulated Capacity Regulated Capacity
3/4 x 3/4 300 feet3/hr 30 feet3/hr 415 feet3/hr
(8.5 meter3 /hr) (0.8 meter3 /hr) (11.8 meter3 /hr)
a Capacity based on 1000 Btu/cu ft, 0.64 specific gravity natural gas at 1 in. wc pressure drop (37.3 MJ/cu m, 0.64 specific
gravity natural gas at 0.25 kPa pressure drop).

TABLE 2GAS CAPACITY CONVERSION FACTORS. Fig. 1VR8345 dimensions in in. (mm).
Specific Multiply Listed 1/4 in. QUICK-
CONNECT
4 in. (102)
Gas Gravity Capacity By SWING TERMINALS
RADIUS
Manufactured 0.60 0.516
Mixed 0.70 0.765 3 15
16
(99)
Propane 1.53 1.620 PV
PV
MV
1 MV
(13)
2
APPROVALS:
American Gas Association Design Certificate: L2025007. 1 (25)

Canadian Gas Association Design Certificate: L2025007. 7


1 (36)
16
PIPE ADAPTERS: Includes two 3/4 to 1/2 inch NPT bush-
1
ings and one 1/2 to 3/8 inch NPT bushing. 4 1 (104) 2
16 (13)
CROSS REFERENCE: See Table 3 for cross reference 1
(25)
information. 2 11 (69)
M7449
16

Ordering Information
When purchasing replacement and modernization products from your TRADELINE wholesaler or distributor, refer to the TRADELINE
Catalog or price sheets for complete ordering number, or specify
1. Order number.
2. Ordered separately; pilot burner, igniter-sensor, transformer, limit controller, and thermostat or controller as required.
If you have additional questions, need further information, or would like to comment on our products or services, please write or phone:
1. Your local Home and Building Control Sales Office (please check the white pages of your phone directory).
2. Home and Building Control Customer Logistics
Honeywell Inc., 1885 Douglas Drive North
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55422-4386 (612) 951-1000
In CanadaHoneywell Limited/Honeywell Limite, 740 Ellesmere Road, Scarborough, Ontario M1P2V9. International Sales and
Service Offices in all principal cities of the world. Manufacturing in Australia, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico,
Netherlands, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, U.S.A.

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INSTALLATION

Installation
WHEN INSTALLING THIS PRODUCT
1. Read these instructions carefully. Failure to follow WARNING
them could damage the product or cause a hazardous condi-
tion. FIRE OR EXPLOSION HAZARD
2. Check the ratings given in the instructions and on the CAN CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE,
SEVERE INJURY, OR DEATH
product to make sure the product is suitable for your applica-
tion. Follow these warnings exactly:
3. The installer must be a trained, experienced service 1. Disconnect power supply before wiring to pre-
vent electrical shock or equipment damage.
technician.
4. After installation is complete, use these instructions to 2. To avoid dangerous accumulation of fuel gas,
check out product operation. turn off gas supply at the appliance service
valve before starting installation, and perform
IMPORTANT: It is recommended that an appliance shutoff Gas Leak Test after completing installation.
valve be installed upstream of the VR8435M. 3. When working with a system using intermittent
pilot ignition, do not bend pilot tubing at gas
control or pilot burner after compression fitting
has been tightened because gas leakage at the
connection can result.
4. Always install sediment trap in gas supply line
to prevent contamination of gas control.
5. Do not force the gas control knob. Use only your
hand to turn the gas control knob. Never use any
tools. If the gas control knob does not operate by
hand, call a qualified service technician to re-
place the gas control. Force or attempted repair
can result in fire or explosion.

TABLE 3VR8345 REPLACES THESE GAS CONTROLS.


Replacement Gas Controls Universal
Old Model No. Manufacturer VR8200 VR8300 VR800 Replacement
36E36-304 DSI/HSI WHITE RODGERS VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
36E36-304 IP WHITE RODGERS VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
720-050 ROBERTSHAW VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8345M4302 a
720-051 ROBERTSHAW VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8345M4302 a
720-070 ROBERTSHAW VR8204A2076 VR8304A3509 VR8345M4302
V4185A1000 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M3402 a,b
V4185A1010 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4185B1008 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4185B1016 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4185B1024 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4225A1002 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4225A1028 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4225A1044 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4225A1051 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4225A1077 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4225B1000 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4225B1018 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4225B1026 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
(Footnotes at end of table).
(Continued)

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TABLE 3VR8345 REPLACES THESE GAS CONTROLS (Continued).


Replacement Gas Controls Universal
Old Model No. Manufacturer VR8200 VR8300 VR800 Replacement
V4227A1000 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4227A1018 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4227B1008 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4227B1016 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4249A1004 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4249A1012 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4249A1020 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4297A1005 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4297A1013 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4297A1021 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4297A1039 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4297A1047 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4297A1054 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4298A1004 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V4298A1012 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V445A1009 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V445A1017 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
V8185A1001 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
V8185A1019 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
V8185A1035 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
V8185B1009 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
V8185B1017 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
V8247A1000 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305A3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
V8247B1005 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305A3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
V845A1018 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305A3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
V845A1026 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024c VR8305A3506 VR8450A4113c VR8345M4302 a,c
V845A1034d HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305A3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
V845A1133d HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305A3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
VR4450M2035 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305A3506b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
VR4450M2126 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305A3506b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
VR4450M2159 d HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
VR445M1009 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b VR8305M3506 b VR8450A4113b VR8345M4302 a,b
VR445M1017d HONEYWELL VR8205A2024b,c VR8305M3506 b,c VR8450A4113b,c VR8345M4302 a,b,c
VR8204A2032 HONEYWELL VR8345M4302
VR8204A2001 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8345M4302
VR8204A2027 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8345M4302 c
VR8204A2035 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8345M4302 c
VR8204A2043d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8345M4302 c
VR8204A2050 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8345M4302
VR8204A2068d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8345M4302
VR8204A2076 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8345M4302

(Footnotes at end of table).


(Continued)

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TABLE 3VR8345 REPLACES THESE GAS CONTROLS (Continued).


Replacement Gas Controls Universal
Old Model No. Manufacturer VR8200 VR8300 VR800 Replacement
VR8204A2092d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8345M4302 c
VR8204A2100 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076e VR8345M4302 e
VR8204A2118 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076e,f VR8345M4302 e,f
VR8204A2126 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8345M4302
VR8204A2134 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8345M4302 c
VR8204A2142 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8345M4302
VR8204A2167d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8345M4302 c
VR8204A2175 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8345M4302 c
VR8205A2008 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8345M4302 a
VR8205A2016d HONEYWELL VR8205A2024c VR8345M4302 a,c
VR8205A2024 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8345M4302 a
VR8205A2073 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024e VR8345M4302 a,c
VR8440A2001 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR8440A2019d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR8440A2050 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR8440A2076 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR8440A2084 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR8440A2092 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR8440A2100 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR8440A2118 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076e VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025e VR8345M4302 e
VR8440A2134 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR8440A2142 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR8440M1000 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR8440M2008 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR8440M2016 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR8440M2024 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR8440M2032 d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR8440M2040 d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR8440M2057 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR8440M2065 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR8440M2073 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR8440M2081 d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR8440M2099 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR844A1002 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR844A1028d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR844A1051 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR844A1085 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR844M1006 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR844M1014 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR844M1063 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR844M1162 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302

(Footnotes at end of table).


(Continued)

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TABLE 3VR8345 REPLACES THESE GAS CONTROLS (Continued).


Replacement Gas Controls Universal
Old Model No. Manufacturer VR8200 VR8300 VR800 Replacement
VR844M1170 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR844M1188d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR844M1196d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR844M1220d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR844M1246 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR844M1287d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR844M1295 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR844N1003 HONEYWELL VR8204A2076 VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025 VR8345M4302
VR844R1005d HONEYWELL VR8204A2076c VR8304M3509 VR8440A3025c VR8345M4302 c
VR8450A2000 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302
VR8450A2109 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
VR8450A2117d HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
VR8450M2023 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
VR8450M2064 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
VR8450R6003 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
VR845M1013 HONEYWELL VR8205A2024 VR8305M3506 VR8450A4113 VR8345M4302 a
a Direct ignition application.
b Requires Honeywell AT40 or AT72 transformer.
c Regulator setting on replacement valve differs from original. Adjust to rated pressure as necessary for optimum performance.
d Shipped by Honeywell as LP gas only; may have been converted to natural gas by OEM.
e Use with 1/8 in. compression fitting, part no. 3934014-1.
f Use with 3/4 in. angle flange, part no. 393690-15 .
g Requires 1/2 in. straight flange (part no. 39369016) or an angle flange (part no. 39369013).

Convert standard-opening gas controls from natural gas


CAUTION to LP gas with the conversion kit included with this
Never apply a jumper across or short the valve coil TRADELINE gas control. Part number 393691 converts
terminals. This can burn out the heat anticipator in from natural to LP gas. Part number 394588 converts from
the thermostat or damage the electronic intermit- LP to natural gas.
tent pilot (IP) module.
USE PIPE ADAPTER TO SOLVE SWING RADIUS
PROBLEMS
IMPORTANT: These gas controls are shipped with pro- In some field service applications, space limitations
tective seals over inlet and outlet tappings. Do not make it difficult or impossible to thread the gas control onto
remove seals until ready to connect piping. the gas supply pipe. This problem can be resolved for many
installations by using a pipe adapter. Install the pipe adapter
Follow the appliance manufacturer instructions if avail- on the end of the supply pipe in place of the gas control by
able; otherwise, use the following instructions. following the same precautions and instructions that are
used for installing the gas control. After the pipe adapter is
CONVERT BETWEEN NATURAL AND LP GAS installed, attach the gas control to the adapter as outlined in
the Install Pipe Adapter to Gas Control section.
WARNING
NOTE: Using a pipe adapter increases the overall length of
FIRE OR EXPLOSION HAZARD
the gas control.
CAN CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE,
SEVERE INJURY, OR DEATH
INSTALL PIPE ADAPTER TO GAS CONTROL
Do not attempt to use a gas control set for natural
Install adapter to gas control as follows:
gas on LP gas or a gas control set for LP gas on
natural gas.

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Bushings 3. Thread pipe the amount shown in Table 4 for insertion


1. Remove seal over gas control inlet or outlet. into the gas control.
2. Apply moderate amount of good quality pipe com-
pound to bushing, leaving two end threads bare. See Fig. 2. TABLE 4NPT PIPE THREAD LENGTH IN INCHES.
3. Insert bushing in gas control and carefully thread pipe
into the bushing until tight. Maximum Depth
Pipe can be
Pipe Thread Pipe Inserted into
Fig. 2Use moderate amount of pipe com- Size This Amount Control
pound. 3/8 9/16 3/8
TWO IMPERFECT 1/2 3/4 1/2
THREADS GAS CONTROL
3/4 13/16 3/4
PIPE
IMPORTANT: Do not thread pipe too far. Valve distortion
THREAD PIPE THE AMOUNT APPLY A MODERATE AMOUNT OF
or malfunction can result when the pipe is inserted too
SHOWN IN TABLE 4 FOR PIPE COMPOUND TO PIPE ONLY deeply into the gas control.
INSERTION INTO GAS CONTROL (LEAVE TWO END THREADS BARE).
M3075A

Fig. 3Install sediment trap.


LOCATION DROP
Locate the combination gas control in the appliance PIPED GAS
HORIZONTAL
vestibule on the gas manifold. In replacement applications, GAS CONTROL
SUPPLY
locate the gas control in the same location as the old control.
Do not locate the gas control where it can be affected by RISER
steam cleaning, high humidity, dripping water, corrosive GAS
chemicals, dust or grease accumulation, or excessive heat. CONTROL PIPED
For proper operation, follow these guidelines: 3 in. GAS
SUPPLY
Locate gas control in a well-ventilated area. (76 mm)
MINIMUM
Mount gas control high enough above the cabinet bot-
2
tom to avoid exposure to flooding or splashing water.
Make sure the ambient temperature does not exceed DROP
the ambient temperature ratings for each component. HORIZONTAL 3 in.
Cover gas control when the appliance is cleaned with TUBING (76 mm)
GAS MINIMUM
water, steam, or chemicals or to avoid dust and grease 1
SUPPLY
accumulation. 2

Avoid locating gas control where exposure to corro-


sive chemical fumes or dripping water is possible. GAS
CONTROL
RISER
INSTALL PIPING TO GAS CONTROL 3 in.
(76 mm)
All piping must comply with applicable codes and ordi- MINIMUM
nances or with the National Fuel Gas Code (ANSI Z223.1 2
NFPA No. 54), whichever applies. Tubing installation
must comply with approved standards and practices. 1 ALL BENDS IN METALLIC TUBING SHOULD BE SMOOTH.
1. Use new, properly reamed pipe free from chips. If 2 CAUTION: SHUT OFF THE MAIN GAS SUPPLY
tubing is used, make sure the ends are square, deburred and BEFORE REMOVING END CAP TO PREVENT
clean. Make sure all tubing bends are smooth and without GAS FROM FILLING THE WORK AREA. TEST
deformation. FOR GAS LEAKAGE WHEN INSTALLATION
2. Run pipe or tubing to the gas control. If tubing is used, IS COMPLETE. M8435
obtain a tube-to-pipe coupling to connect the tubing to the
gas control.
3. Install sediment trap in the supply line to the gas 4. Apply a moderate amount of good quality pipe com-
control. See Fig. 3. pound (do not use Teflon tape) to pipe only, leaving two end
threads bare. See Fig. 2. On LP installations, use compound
INSTALL GAS CONTROL resistant to LP gas.
1. This gas control can be mounted from 0 to 90 degrees 5. Remove seals over gas control inlet and outlet if
in any direction from the vertical position of the gas control necessary.
knob. 6. Connect pipe to gas control inlet and outlet. Use
2. Mount the gas control so gas flow is in the direction of wrench on the square ends of the gas control. See Fig. 4
the arrow on the bottom of the gas control. and 5.

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INSTALLATION

When working with an intermittent pilot ignition sys- 3. Square off and remove burrs from end of tubing.
tem, go next to the Connect Pilot Gas Tubing section. 4. Use the compression fitting supplied with this gas
When installing on a hot surface or direct spark ignition control. Slip the fitting over the tubing and slide out of the
system, go to the Wiring section. way.

NOTE: When replacing a gas control, cut off old compres-


Fig. 4Top view of gas control. sion fitting and replace with the new compression fitting
provided on the gas control. Never use the old compres-
PRESSURE REGULATOR CONVENIENCE
ADJUSTMENT (UNDER TERMINALS (2)
WIRING 1 sion fitting because it may not provide a gas-tight seal.
TERMINALS (2)
CAP SCREW) (OPTIONAL)

INLET OUTLET 5. Push tubing into the pilot gas tapping on the outlet end
PRESSURE TAP PRESSURE
TAP of the control until it bottoms. While holding tubing all the
way in, slide compression fitting into place, engage threads
INLET OUTLET and turn until finger tight. Then tighten one more turn with
wrench. Do not overtighten. Refer to Figs. 6 and 7.
PILOT OUTLET 2 6. Connect other end of tubing to pilot burner according
GAS CONTROL KNOB PILOT ADJUSTMENT to pilot burner manufacturer instructions.
(UNDER CAP SCREW)

1 MUST USE WIRE ADAPTER (NOT SHOWN) ON HSI OR DSI SYSTEM.


Fig. 6Always use new compression fitting.
2 MUST USE PILOT PLUG (NOT SHOWN) ON HSI OR DSI SYSTEM.
M8436

GAS CONTROL
Fig. 5Proper use of wrench on gas control. TIGHTEN NUT ONE TURN
BEYOND FINGER TIGHT TO
BURNER

FITTING BREAKS OFF AND CLINCHES


TUBING AS NUT IS TIGHTENED M3076A

Fig. 7Remove pilot gas seal (plug) and install


pilot gas tube for intermittent pilot application on
VR8345.
APPLY WRENCH
FROM TOP OR
BOTTOM OF GAS
CONTROL TO
EITHER SHADED AREA

PILOT GAS
TUBE

ON
OFF

M8562

PV

PVV
M

V
M

CONNECT PILOT GAS TUBING (INTERMITTENT


PILOT IGNITION ONLY)
1. Remove the pilot gas seal (plug).
2. Cut tubing to desired length and bend as necessary for
routing to pilot burner.

CAUTION
1. Do not make sharp bends or deform the tubing.
2. Do not bend tubing at the gas control or pilot
M8441
burner after compression fitting has been tight-
ened because this can result in gas leakage at the
connection.

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INSTALLATION

WIRING All wiring, including insulated quick connect terminals,


must comply with applicable electrical codes and ordinances.
CAUTION 1. Check the power supply rating on the gas control and
make sure it matches the available supply. Install thermostat
Disconnect power supply before making wiring and other controls as required.
connections to prevent electrical shock or equip- 2. When the gas control is installed on a hot surface or
ment damage. direct spark ignition system, attach the wire adapter provided
to the wiring terminals. See Fig. 8 for the wire terminal
Follow the wiring instructions furnished by the appli- location.
ance manufacturer, if available, or use the following gen- 3. Connect control circuit to gas control terminals. See
eral instructions. Where these instructions differ from the Figs. 4 and 9 through 11.
appliance manufacturer, follow the appliance manufacturer 4. Adjust the thermostat heat anticipator to 0.7, the rating
instructions. stamped on the valve operator.

Fig. 8Install wire adapter for hot surface or direct spark ignition systems. Pilot plug must be in the valve
pilot opening.

ON
OFF
WIRE
ADAPTER

PV

PVV
M

V
M

PILOT GAS SEAL


(PLUG)

M8440

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Fig. 9VR8345 wiring connections in intermittent ignition system.

S8610U
5 VENT
GND 24V DAMPER
MV MV/PV PV (BURNER) GND 24V TH-W PLUG SENSE SPARK

AIR 6 3
MV MV/PV MV PROVING
SWITCH THERMOSTAT
VR8345

2
DUAL VALVE COMBINATION
GAS CONTROL
COMBUSTION
AIR BLOWER
4
RELAY
SENSOR

1 LIMIT
CONTROLLER
IGNITER
L1 L2 COMBUSTION
(HOT) AIR BLOWER
MOTOR
PILOT
BURNER 1 L2 L1
GROUND (HOT)

PILOT GAS
CONTROLLER
SUPPLY

1 POWER SUPPLY. PROVIDE DISCONNECT MEANS AND OVERLOAD PROTECTION AS REQUIRED.

2 ALTERNATE LIMIT CONTROLLER LOCATION.

3 MAXIMUM CABLE LENGTH 3 ft [0.9 m].

4 CONTROLS IN 24V CIRCUIT MUST NOT BE GROUND LEG TO TRANSFORMER.

5 LEAVE VENT DAMPER PLUG CONNECTED.

6 REMOVE JUMPER AND CONNECT SENSE TERMINAL ON TWO ROD APPLICATION ONLY. M8564

Fig. 10VR8345 wiring connections in hot surface ignition system.


S8910U HOT SURFACE IGNITER CONTROL

MPLS., MN 55422
570A0056

S8910U HOT SURFACE IGNITION


! WARNING INPUT VOLTAGES = 120 & 24 VAC, 60HZ SYSTEMS
ANSI Z21.20
AUTO IGNITION

HSI = 120V, 6.5A MAX


Explosion hazard. Can cause VALVE = 24V, 1A MAX TOTAL 24V LOAD = 0.2 + VALVE LOAD
serious injury or death.
STATUS LED: Prepurge Time = 30 Sec
This device can malfunction if 1. Flash-Ignition Lockout Igniter Warmup Time = 34 sec
it gets wet. Never try to use a 2 Flash-Weak Flame Signal
3 Flash-Internal Error-Replace Control
device that has been wet -- replace it. Pulsing "Heartbeat"-Normal Operation
120VAC 120VAC
NEUTRAL HOT SEE
(BURNER)

SENSE
VALVE

TRIAL TIME, INSTRUCTIONS


VALVE

NUM. OF TRIALS FOR REMOTE


(GND)
(GND)
GND

LED

CONFIGURATION SENSE/DUAL
24V

HSI
24V

HSI

PLUG
L2

ROD
L1

APPLICATIONS

TRIAL
3 Q354 FLAME
TIME: 7 SEC
NUM OF SENSOR
TRIALS: 1
3
BURNER
GROUND

QUICK
MV CONNECTS
VR8345M HOT SURFACE
COMBINATION IGNITER/SENSOR
GAS CONTROL MV

LIMIT
CONTROLLER
HSI WIRE
ADAPTER L1
(HOT)
L2
1
THERMOSTAT OR
2
CONTROLLER

1 POWER SUPPLY. PROVIDE DISCONNECT MEANS AND OVERLOAD PROTECTION AS REQUIRED.


MAKE SURE L1 AND L2 ARE NOT REVERSED. THIS WOULD PREVENT FLAME DETECTION.

2 ALTERNATE LIMIT CONTROLLER LOCATION

3 SENSE TERMINAL AND Q354 FLAME SENSOR ON D MODELS ONLY. M8563

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INSTALLATION STARTUP AND CHECKOUT

Fig. 11VR8345 wiring connections in direct spark ignition system (single rod application).

L1
2 (HOT)
L2
S87 CONTROL MODULE
1

5 ALARM, IF USED DSI WIRE


ALARM ADAPTER
24V (GND)
VALVE
VALVE MV
GND VR8345
24V
COMBINATION
MV GAS CONTROL
4 QUICK
CONNECTS

IGNITER-SENSOR AND
BURNER GROUND
TEMPERATURE
CONTROLLER Q347 IGNITER-SENSOR

BURNER

1 POWER SUPPLY. PROVIDE DISCONNECT MEANS AND OVERLOAD


PROTECTION AS REQUIRED.

2 ALTERNATE LIMIT CONTROLLER LOCATION.

3 MAXIMUM IGNITER-SENSOR CABLE LENGTH: 3 ft [.9 m] OR LESS.

4 3A REPLACEABLE FUSE.

5 ALARM TERMINAL PROVIDED ON SOME MODELS. M8438

Startup and Checkout


OFF: Prevents main burner gas flow.
WARNING ON: Permits main burner gas flow. Under control of the
thermostat and ignition module, gas can flow to the
FIRE OR EXPLOSION HAZARD
main burner.
CAN CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE,
SEVERE INJURY, OR DEATH NOTE: Gas controls are shipped with the gas control knob in
1. Do not force the gas control knob. Use only your
the ON position.
hand to turn the gas knob. Never use any tools.
2. If the gas control knob will not operate by hand, PERFORM GAS LEAK TEST
call a qualified service technician to replace the
gas control.
WARNING
GAS CONTROL KNOB SETTINGS FIRE OR EXPLOSION HAZARD
The gas control knob operates differently in intermittent CAN CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE,
pilot, hot surface and direct spark ignition systems. SEVERE INJURY, OR DEATH
The gas control knob settings for an intermittent pilot Check for gas leaks with a rich soap and water
system are: solution anytime work is done on a gas control.
OFF: Prevents pilot and main burner gas flow.
ON: Permits gas to flow into the control body. Under GAS LEAK TEST
control of the thermostat and intermittent pilot mod- 1. Paint all pipe connections upstream of the gas control
ule, gas can flow to the pilot and main burner. with a rich soap and water solution. Bubbles indicate a gas
The gas control knob settings for hot surface or direct leak.
spark ignition systems are: 2. If a gas leak is detected, tighten the pipe connection.

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STARTUP AND CHECKOUT

CHECK AND ADJUST GAS INPUT TO MAIN


CAUTION BURNER
Stand clear while lighting main burner to prevent
injury caused from hidden gas leaks that could CAUTION
cause flashback in the appliance vestibule. 1. Do not exceed the input rating stamped on the
appliance nameplate, or manufacturer recom-
3. Turn on the system by rotating the gas control knob mended burner orifice pressure for the size
counterclockwise to ON. orifice(s) used. Make certain the primary air
4. Light the main burner by following the appliance supply to the main burner is properly adjusted
manufacturer instructions or turning up the thermostat to call for complete combustion (refer to the appliance
for heat. manufacturer instructions).
5. With the main burner in operation, paint all pipe joints 2. WHEN CHECKING GAS INPUT BY
and gas control inlet and outlet with a rich soap and water CLOCKING THE GAS METER:
solution. Make sure that the only gas flow through the
6. If another gas leak is detected, tighten joints and pipe meter is that of the appliance being checked.
connections. Make certain that other appliances are turned
7. If gas leak cannot be stopped, turn the gas control knob off with pilot burners extinguished (or de-
clockwise to OFF. duct that gas consumption from the meter
8. Replace the leaking part. reading).
9. Perform the gas leak test. Convert the flow rate to Btuh as described in
Gas Controls Handbook, form 70-2602, and
ADJUST THE PILOT BURNER FLAME (INTER- compare to the Btuh input rating on the
MITTENT PILOT IGNITION ONLY) appliance nameplate.
The pilot flame should envelop 3/8 to 1/2 in. (10 to 3. WHEN CHECKING GAS INPUT WITH A
13 mm) of the igniter-sensor tip. See Fig. 12. To adjust the MANOMETER (PRESSURE GAUGE):
pilot flame: To connect the manometer, be sure the gas
1. Remove the pilot adjustment cover screw. Refer to control knob is in the OFF position before
Fig. 4. removing the outlet pressure tap plug.
2. Turn the inner adjustment screw clockwise to When removing the manometer, turn the gas
decrease or counterclockwise to increase pilot flame. control knob back to OFF and replace the
3. To prevent gas leakage, always replace the cover outlet pressure tap plug.
screw after adjustment. Shut off the gas supply at the appliance
service valve, or at the gas tank for LP gas,
before removing the outlet pressure tap plug
Fig. 12Proper flame adjustment. and before disconnecting the manometer and
replacing the outlet pressure tap plug.
PROPER FLAME Perform the Gas Leak Test at the outlet
ADJUSTMENT
3/8 TO 1/2 INCH
(10 TO 13 mm)
pressure tap plug.

Standard-Opening Pressure Regulator


IGNITER-
SENSOR
1. The gas control outlet pressure should match the
manifold pressure listed on the appliance nameplate.
2. With the main burner operating, check the gas control
M3080A flow rate by using the meter clocking method or check the
gas pressure using a manometer connected to the gas control
outlet pressure tap. See Fig. 4.
3. If necessary, adjust the pressure regulator to match the
appliance rating. Refer to Table 5 for the factory-set nominal
outlet pressures and adjustment setting ranges.
a. Remove the pressure regulator adjustment cap screw.
b. Using a screwdriver, turn the inner adjustment screw
clockwise to increase or counterclockwise
to decrease the main burner gas pressure.
c. Always replace the cap screw and tighten firmly to
safeguard proper operation.

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4. If the desired outlet gas pressure or gas flow rate NOTE: Read steps 1 through 7 below before starting and
cannot be achieved by adjusting the gas control, check the compare to the safety shutdown or safety lockout tests
gas control inlet pressure by using a manometer at the inlet recommended for the intermittent pilot (IP), hot surface
pressure tap. If the inlet pressure is in the normal range (refer (HSI) or direct spark (DSI) module. When different, use
to Table 5), replace the gas control. Otherwise, take the the procedure recommended for the module.
necessary steps to provide proper gas pressure to the gas
control. 1. Turn off gas supply.
2. Set the thermostat or controller above room tempera-
TABLE 5PRESSURE REGULATOR ture to call for heat.
SPECIFICATION PRESSURES FOR STANDARD- 3. Intermittent Pilot IgnitionWatch for an ignition
OPENING NATURAL GAS. spark at pilot burner either immediately or follow-
ing prepurge. See ignition module specifications.
Outlet Pressure
Hot Surface or Direct Spark IgnitionWatch for
(Full Rate) an ignition spark or glow at hot surface igniter
Nominal Nominal either immediately or following prepurge. See ig-
Unit Inlet Factory Adjustment nition module specifications.
of Pressure Outlet Setting 4. If module has timed ignition, time the length of the
Measure Range Setting Range igniter operation. See ignition module specifications.
in. wc 5.0 - 7.0 3.5 3.0 - 5.0 5. Intermittent Pilot IgnitionAfter the module locks
out, turn on gas supply and make sure there is no
kPa 1.2 - 1.7 0.9 0.7 - 1.2 gas flow to the pilot or main burner.

CHECK SAFETY SHUTDOWN PERFORMANCE NOTE: With modules that continue spark until pilot lights or
system is shut down manually, pilot should light when
gas supply is turned on.
WARNING Hot Surface or Direct Spark IgnitionAfter the
FIRE OR EXPLOSION HAZARD
module locks out, turn on gas supply and assure
CAN CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE, there is no gas flow to main burner.
SEVERE INJURY, OR DEATH 6. Set the thermostat below room temperature and wait at
Perform the safety shutdown test any time work is
least 45 seconds to reset system.
done on a gas system. 7. Operate system through one complete cycle to make
sure all controls operate properly.

Maintenance
The maintenance program should include regular check-
WARNING out of the gas control; see Startup and Checkout section. To
check out the control system, see the appliance manufac-
FIRE OR EXPLOSION HAZARD turer literature. Maintenance frequency must be determined
CAN CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE, individually for each application. Some considerations are:
SEVERE INJURY, OR DEATH Cycling frequency. For appliances that may cycle
Improper cleaning or reassembly can cause gas 100,000 times annually, check monthly.
leakage. When cleaning, be sure that the control is Intermittent use. For appliances that are used season-
reassembled properly and perform gas leak test. ally, check before shutdown and again before the next
use.
Regular preventive maintenance is important in applica- Consequence of unexpected shutdown. Where the cost
tions that place a heavy load on system controls such as of an unexpected shutdown would be high, check the
commercial cooking, agricultural and industrial operations system more often.
because: Dusty, wet, or corrosive environment. Because these
In many such applications, particularly commercial environments can cause the gas control to deteriorate
cooking, the equipment operates 100,000 to 200,000 more rapidly, check the system more often.
cycles per year. Such heavy cycling can wear out the
gas control in one to two years. NOTE: If the gas control will be exposed to high ammonia
Exposure to water, dirt, chemicals and heat can dam- conditions; e.g., those used in greenhouses or animal
age the gas control and shut down the control system. barns, contact your Honeywell sales representative to
request a gas control with corrosion resistant construction.

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MAINTENANCE OPERATION

The gas control should be replaced if: The gas control knob is hard to turn or push down.
It does not perform properly during checkout or The gas control is likely to have operated for more than
troubleshooting. 200,000 cycles.

Operation
The VR8345 gas controls provide ON-OFF manual valve and second automatic valve operators are energized,
control of gas flow. In the OFF position, pilot and/or main Fig. 14. The first automatic valve opens, and the second
burner gas flow is prevented. In the ON position, pilot and/ automatic valve operator valve disk is lifted off its seat.
or main burner gas flow is under control of the thermostat, This diverts gas flow from the second automatic valve
the direct spark ignition (DSI) module, hot surface ignition diaphragm, and causes a reduction of pressure on the
(HSI) module/intermittent pilot module, and the gas valve. underside of this diaphragm. The reduced pressure on the
bottom of the automatic valve diaphragm repositions the
DIRECT SPARK IGNITION/HOT diaphragm downward, away from the valve seat, allowing
SURFACE IGNITION APPLICATIONS main burner gas flow.

System Operation INTERMITTENT PILOT APPLICATIONS


When the thermostat calls for heat, the DSI OR HSI
module is energized. The module activates the first and System Operation
second automatic valves of the gas control, which allows When the thermostat calls for heat, the S8600 Intermit-
main burner gas flow. At the same time, the DSI/HSI tent Pilot Module is energized, The S8600, in turn, acti-
module generates a spark at the igniter-sensor to light the vates the first automatic valve of the gas control, allowing
main burner. pilot gas flow. Simultaneously, the S8600 module gener-
The second automatic valve diaphragm, controlled by ates a spark at the igniter-sensor and lights the pilot. The
the servo pressure regulator, opens and adjusts gas flow as pilot flame is then sensed by the igniter-sensor, and spark
long as the system is powered. The servo pressure regulator generation ends.
monitors outlet pressure to provide an even main burner gas After the pilot is lit, the S8600 module energizes the
flow. Loss of power (thermostat satisfied) de-energizes the solenoid for the second automatic valve operator. (The first
DSI/HSI module and closes the automatic valves. The automatic valve remains energized.)
system is ready to return to normal service when power is The second automatic valve diaphragm, controlled by
restored through the thermostat. servo pressure regulator, opens and adjusts main gas flow
If the igniter-sensor stops detecting a flame at the main as long as the system is powered and the pilot is burning.
burner, the trial for ignition is restarted. On DSI/HSI mod- The servo pressure regulator monitors outlet pressure to
ules with lockout timers, the automatic valves are de- provide an even main burner gas flow. Loss of power
energized and ignition stops after the lockout period. On (thermostat satisfied) de-energizes the S8600 module and
modules without lockout timers, the trial for ignition con- closes both automatic valves. The system is then ready for
tinues indefinitely and the first automatic valves remain the next cycle.
open. Loss of pilot flame, or when flame is too small to
If main burner flame is restarted successfully, operation reliably light the main burner, closes the second automatic
continues as described above. Gas control operation is valve operator. The S8600 module then attempts to restart
described in more detail below. the pilot. On S8600 modules with lockout timers, the first
automatic valve closes after the lockout period. On S8600
Valve Position During Thermostat OFF Cycle modules without lockout timers, the trial for ignition con-
The valve is positioned as shown in Fig. 13 when the: tinues indefinitely and the first automatic valve remains
gas control knob is in the ON position. open.
thermostat is not calling for heat. If pilot flame is restarted successfully, main burner is
The first automatic valve is closed. The second auto- reopened, and gas flows to the main burner as described
matic valve operator is de-energized, closing the channel to above. Gas control operation is described in more detail
the pressure regulator, and opening a channel to the under- below.
side of the second automatic valve diaphragm. The combi-
nation of spring pressure under the second automatic valve Valve Position During Thermostat Off Cycle
diaphragm and lack of outlet pressure hold the diaphragm The valve is poistioned as shown in Fig. 15 when the:
firmly closed. Main burner gas flow is blocked by both manual gas control know is in the ON position.
valves. thermostat is not calling for heat.

When Thermostat Calls for Heat The first automatic valve is closed. The second auto-
When the thermostat calls for heat, the DI module matic valve operator is de-energized, closing the channel to
generates a spark at the main burner and the first automatic the pressure regulator, and opening a channel to the under-

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OPERATION

side of thesecond automatic valve diaphragm. The combi- immediately reflected back to the pressure regulator dia-
nation of spring pressure under the second automatic valve phragm, which repositions to change the flow rate through
diaphragm andd alck of outlet pressure hold the diaphragm the regulator and, thus, through the automatic valve.
firmly closed. (Gas pilot burner gas flow is prevented by If outlet pressure begins to rise, the pressure regulator
the first automatic vlave and main burner by both valves.) diaphragm moves slightly higher, allowing less gas flow to
the gas control outlet. This increases gas pressure under the
When Thermostat Calls for Heat automatic valve diaphragm and repositions the valve disk
When the thermostat calls for heat, the trial for pilot closer to the seat. Thus, flow of gas through the second
ignition begins. The first automatic valve solenoid is ener- automatic valve is reduced, and outlet pressure falls to the
gized by trhe module and opens, allowing pilot burner gas desired level.
flow. Gas also flows to the second automatic valve opera- If outlet pressure begins to fall, the pressure regulator
tor, but is mechanically blocked at the operator. See Fig. 13. diaphragm moves slightly lower, allowing more gas flow to
After the pilot lights and the pilot flame is sensed by the the gas control outlet. This decreases gas pressure under the
igniter-sensor, the second automatic valve solenoid is ener- second automatic valve diaphragm and repositions the
gized by the module, and the second automatic operator valve disk further from the seat. Thus, flow of gas through
valve is lifted off its seat. See Fig. 14. This diverts gas flow the second automatic valve is increased, and outlet pressure
from the second automatic vlave diaphragm and causes a rises to the desired level.
reduction of pressure on the underside of this diaphragm.
The reduced pressure on the bottom of the automatic valve When the Call for Heat Ends
diaphragm repositions the diaphragm downward, away When the call for heat ends, the first automatic valve and
from the valve seat, allowing main burner gas flow. the second automatic valve operator close, bypassing the
regulator(s) and shutting off the main burner (and in the
ALL APPLICATIONS intermittent pilot application, the pilot gas flow). As pres-
During the ON cycle, the servo pressure regulator pro- sure inside the gas control and underneath the automatic
vides close control of outlet pressure, even if inlet pressure valve diaphragm equalizes, spring pressure closes the sec-
and flow rate vary widely. Any outlet pressure change is ond automatic valve to provide a second barrier to gas flow.

Fig. 13Intermittent Pilot Applications: Position of gas control components during trial for pilot ignition.

CONTROL SECOND AUTOMATIC SECOND


KNOB VALVE OPERATOR AUTOMATIC
OPERATOR
SOLENOID SERVO PRESSURE
REGULATOR

FIRST
AUTOMATIC
VALVE
SOLENOID

SECOND
AUTOMATIC
OPERATOR
VALVE DISC

1 PILOT
GAS
OUTLET

GAS
CONTROL
INLET
GAS
CONTROL
OUTLET

FIRST AUTOMATIC VALVE


SECOND AUTOMATIC
NOTE: SECOND AUTOMATIC VALVE OPERATOR AND VALVE DIAPHRAGM
SERVO PRESSURE REGULATOR SHOWN OUTSIDE
GAS CONTROL FOR EASE IN TRACING GAS FLOW. 1 SLOW-OPENING GAS CONTROL HAS A GAS FLOW RESTRICTOR IN THIS PASSAGE. M9127

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Fig. 14Direct Ignition/Intermittent Pilot Applications: Position of gas control components during burner on
cycle.

CONTROL SECOND AUTOMATIC SECOND


KNOB VALVE OPERATOR AUTOMATIC
OPERATOR
SOLENOID SERVO PRESSURE
REGULATOR

FIRST
AUTOMATIC
VALVE
SOLENOID

SECOND
AUTOMATIC
OPERATOR
VALVE DISC

1
PILOT
GAS
OUTLET

GAS
CONTROL
INLET
GAS
CONTROL
OUTLET

FIRST AUTOMATIC VALVE


SECOND AUTOMATIC
NOTE: SECOND AUTOMATIC VALVE OPERATOR AND VALVE DIAPHRAGM
SERVO PRESSURE REGULATOR SHOWN OUTSIDE
GAS CONTROL FOR EASE IN TRACING GAS FLOW. 1 SLOW-OPENING GAS CONTROL HAS A GAS FLOW RESTRICTOR IN THIS PASSAGE. M9125

Fig. 15Direct Ignition/Intermittent Pilot Applications: Position of gas control components during thermostat
off cycle.

CONTROL SECOND AUTOMATIC SECOND


KNOB VALVE OPERATOR AUTOMATIC
OPERATOR
SOLENOID SERVO PRESSURE
REGULATOR

FIRST
AUTOMATIC
VALVE
SOLENOID

SECOND
AUTOMATIC
OPERATOR
VALVE DISC

1 PILOT
GAS
OUTLET

GAS
CONTROL
INLET
GAS
CONTROL
OUTLET

FIRST AUTOMATIC VALVE


SECOND AUTOMATIC
NOTE: SECOND AUTOMATIC VALVE OPERATOR AND VALVE DIAPHRAGM
SERVO PRESSURE REGULATOR SHOWN OUTSIDE
GAS CONTROL FOR EASE IN TRACING GAS FLOW. 1 SLOW-OPENING GAS CONTROL HAS A GAS FLOW RESTRICTOR IN THIS PASSAGE. M9126

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SERVICE

Service
3. Using an ac voltmeter, check for voltage at the gas
WARNING control.
FIRE OR EXPLOSION HAZARD Intermittent Pilot IgntionIf pilot lights, measure
CAN CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE, voltage across MV/PV and MV. If pilot does not light,
SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH measure across MV/PV and PV before safety lockout
Do not disassemble the gas control; it contains no occurs.
replaceable components. Attempted disassembly Hot Surface or Direct Spark IgnitionMeasure volt-
or repair can damage the gas control. age across MV terminals at gas control.
4. If voltage is not present, check control circuit for pro-
per operation.
CAUTION 5. If proper control circuit voltage is present, replace gas
control.
Do not apply a jumper across or short the valve coil
terminals. Doing so can burn out the heat anticipator
in the thermostat or damage the ignition module. IMPORTANT: Follow the operating instructions provided
by the manufacturer of your heating appliance. The
information below will be helpful in a typical gas
IF MAIN BURNER WILL NOT COME ON WITH control application, but the specific controls used and
CALL FOR HEAT the procedures outlined by the manufacturer or your
1. Make sure the gas control knob is in the ON position. appliance may differ and require special instructions.
2. Adjust the thermostat several degrees above room
temperature. TO TURN ON THE APPLICANCE

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE HOMEOWNER (FOR Stop: Read the Warnings on page 11.
YOUR SAFETY, READ BEFORE OPERATING)
The pilot/main burner flame is lit automatically. Do not
WARNING attempt to manually light the pilot. If the appliance does not
turn on when the thermostat is set several degrees above
FIRE OR EXPLOSION HAZARD room temperature, follow these instructions:
CAN CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE, 1. Set the thermostat to its lowest setting to reset the
SEVERE INJURY, OR DEATH safety control.
Follow these warnings exactly: 2. Disconnect all electric power to the appliance.
1. Pilot/main burner flame is lit automatically. Do
3. Remove the gas control access panel.
not light the pilot/main burner flame manually.
2. Before lighting appliance, smell around the ap- 4. Push in the gas control knob slightly and turn clock-
pliance for gas. Be sure to smell next to the floor wise to OFF.
because LP gas is heavier than air. 5. Wait five minutes to clear out any unburned gas. If you
3. IF YOU SMELL GAS: then smell gas, STOP! Follow step 3 of the Warning in the
Turn off the gas supply at the appliance Instructions To The Homeowner section. If you do not smell
service valve. On LP gas systems, turn off gas, continue with the next step.
gas supply at the gas tank. 6. Turn the gas control knob counterclockwise
Do not light any appliances in the house. to ON.
Do not touch electrical switches or use phone. 7. Replace the gas control access panel.
Leave the building and use a neighbors 8. Reconnect all electric power to the appliance.
phone to call your gas supplier. 9. Set the thermostat to the desired setting.
If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call 10. If the appliance does not turn on, set the gas control
the fire department. knob to OFF and contact a qualified service technician for
4. Do not force the gas control knob. Use only your assistance.
hand to push down or turn the gas control knob.
Never use any tools. If the gas control knob will TURNING OFF THE APPLIANCE
not operate by hand, call a qualified service VACATION SHUTDOWNSet the thermostat to the de-
technician to replace the gas control. Force or sired room temperature while you are away.
attempted repair can result in a fire or explosion. COMPLETE SHUTDOWNPush in the gas control knob
5. Call a qualified service technician to replace the slightly and turn clockwise to OFF. Do not force.
gas control if it has been flooded with water.
Appliance will completely shut off. Follow the In-
6. Replace the gas control in the event of any
physical damage, tampering, bent terminals, structions to the Homeowner above to resume normal
missing or broken parts, stripped threads, or operation.
evidence of exposure to heat.

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