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Description: Fireplace
Manufacturer: Heatilator
Model Name: Gas Fireplace
Model #: NDV4236i
Maintenance Notices
Seasonal Maintenance
Required Maintenance
First Maintenance Date: 90 days after original close of escrow date
Recurring Maintenance: Yes, Recurs every 90 days
Glass Cleaning
Tools Needed: Protective gloves, glass cleaner, drop cloth
and a stable work surface.
CAUTION! Handle glass doors with care. Glass is
• Avoid striking, scratching or slamming glass
• Avoid abrasive and ammonia-based cleaners
• DO NOT clean glass while it is hot
• Prepare a work area large enough to accommodate
glass assembly and door frame by placing a drop cloth
on a flat, stable surface.
Note: Glass doors and gasketing may have residue that can stain
carpeting or floor surfaces.
• Remove door or decorative front from fireplace and set
aside on work surface.
• Clean glass with a non-abrasive commercially available
- Light deposits: Use a soft cloth with soap and
A. Maintenance Tasks-Homeowner
The following tasks may be performed annually by the
homeowner. If you are uncomfortable performing any of
the listed tasks, please call your dealer for a service ap-
More frequent cleaning may be required due to lint from
carpeting or other factors. Control compartment, burner
and circulating air passageway of the fireplace must be
kept clean.
CAUTION! Risk of Burns! The fireplace should be
turned off and cooled before servicing.
When properly maintained, your fireplace will give you
many years of trouble-free service. We recommend an-
nual service by a qualified service technician.
Doors, Surrounds, Fronts
Frequency: Annually
By: Homeowner
Tools needed: Protective gloves, stable work surface
• Assess condition of screen and replace as necessary.
• Inspect for scratches, dents or other damage and repair
as necessary.
• Check that louvers are not blocked.
• Vacuum and dust surfaces.
Any safety screen or guard removed for servicing must be
replaced prior to operating the fireplace.
Installation and repair should be done by a qualified service
technician only. The fireplace should be inspected before use
and at least annually by a professional service person. Remote Control
Frequency: Seasonally
By: Homeowner
Tools needed: Replacement batteries and remote control in-
• Locate remote control transmitter and receiver.
• Verify operation of remote. Refer to remote control
operation instructions for proper calibration and setup
• Place batteries as needed in remote transmitters and
battery-powered receivers.
• Place remote control out of reach of children.
If not using your fireplace for an extended period of time
(summer months, vacations/trips, etc), to prevent unin-
tended operation:
• Remove batteries from remote controls.
• Unplug 3 volt adapter plug on IPI models.
Frequency: Seasonally
By: Homeowner
Tools needed: Protective gloves and safety glasses.
• Inspect venting and termination cap for blockage or
obstruction such plants, bird nests, leaves, snow, debris,
• Verify termination cap clearance to subsequent
construction (building additions, decks, fences, or
• Inspect for corrosion or separation.
• Verify weather stripping, sealing and flashing remains
• Inspect draft shield to verify it is not damaged or missing.
Annual Maintenance Service
Suggested Maintenance
First Maintenance Date: 365 days after original close of escrow date
Recurring Maintenance: Yes, Recurs every 365 days

Inspect for damaged or missing logs.
Verify correct log placement and no flame impingement
causing sooting. Correct as necessary.
Inspect pilot flame pattern and strength.
Inspect for paint condition, warped surfaces, corrosion
or perforation. Sand and repaint as necessary.
Replace fireplace if firebox has been perforated

Control Compartment and Firebox Top:

Vacuum and wipe out dust, cobwebs, debris or pet hair.
Use caution when cleaning these areas. Screw tips that
have penetrated the sheet metal are sharp and should
be avoided.
• Remove all foreign objects.
• Verify unobstructed air circulation.
Burner Ignition and Operation:
• Verify burner is properly secured and aligned with pilot
or igniter.
• Clean off burner top, inspect for plugged ports, corrosion
or deterioration. Replace burner if necessary.
• Replace ember materials with new dime-size pieces.
DO NOT block ports or obstruct lighting paths. Refer to
Section 14 for proper ember placement.
• Verify batteries have been removed from battery back-
up IPI systems to prevent premature battery failure or
• Check for smooth lighting and ignition carryover to all
ports. Verify that there is no ignition delay.
• Inspect for lifting or other flame problems.


• Inspect for paint condition, warped surfaces, corrosion
• Inspect for damaged or missing logs. Replace as
necessary. Refer to Section 14.I. for log placement
• Verify correct log placement and no flame impingement
causing sooting. Correct as necessary.
• Verify air shutter setting is correct. See Section 14.K.
for required air shutter setting. Verify air shutter is clear
of dust and debris.
• Inspect orifice for soot, dirt and corrosion. Verify orifice
size is correct. See Service Parts List for proper orifice
• Verify manifold and inlet pressures. Adjust regulator as
• Inspect pilot flame pattern and strength. Clean or replace
orifice spud as necessary.
• Inspect thermocouple/thermopile or IPI flame sensing
rod for soot, corrosion and deterioration. Clean with
emery cloth or replace as required.
• Verify thermocouple/thermopile millivolt output. Replace
pilot as necessary. (Standing pilot only)
• Verify that there is not a short in flame sense circuit by
checking continuity between pilot hood and flame sense
rod. Replace pilot as necessary. (IPI only)

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