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EMERGENCIES: If a gas leak cannot be stopped,
or a fire occurs due to gas leakage,
call the fire department.
Gas leaking from
Gas leaking from LP
Gas leaking from LP
cylinder valve.
Gas leaking between LF
cylinder and regulator
Fire coming through
control panel.
Grease fire or
continuous excessive
flames above cooking
• Damaged hose.
• Mechanical failure due to rusting or
• Failure of cylinder valve from
mishandling or mechanical failure.
• Improper installation, connection not
tight, failure of rubber seal.
• Fire in burner tube section of burner
due to blockage.
• Too much grease buildup in burner
• Turn off gas at LPcylinder or at source on natural gas systems.
If the hose is cracked or cut but not burned, simply replace
valve / hose / regulator. If the hose is burned, the cause could
be other than a faulty valve/hose/regulator.
Discontinue use of
grill until a plumber or gas technician has investigated and
corrected the problem.
• Replace LPcylinder.
• Turn off LPcylinder valve. Return LPcylinder to gas supplier.
*Turn off LPcylinder valve. Remove regulator from cylinder and
visually inspect rubber seal for damage. See LPCylinder Leak
Test and Connecting Regulator to the LPCylinder.
*Turn off control knobs and LPcylinder valve. Leave lid open to
allow flames to die down. After fire is out and grill is cold,
remove burner and inspect for spider nests or rust. See Spider
Alert and Cleaning the Burner Assembly sections of this Use &
Care Guide.
• Turn off control knobs and LPcylinder valve. Leave lid open to
allow flames to die down. After cooling, clean food particles
and excess grease from inside firebox area, grease tray, and
other surfaces.
Burner(s) will not light
using igniter.
(See Electronic
Troubleshooting also)
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• Trying to light wrong burner.
Burner not engaged
• Obstruction in burner.
• No gas flow.
• Vapor
lock at coupling
nut to LP
• Coupling nut and LPcylinder valve not
fully connected.
• Electrode cracked or broken; "sparks
at crack.
• Electrode tip not in proper position.
• Wire and/or electrode covered with
cooking residue.
• Wires are loose or disconnected.
• Wires are shorting (sparking)
between igniter and electrode.
• Dead battery.
• See instructions on control panel and in Use and Care section.
• Make sure valves are positioned inside of burner tubes.
• Ensure burner tubes are not obstructed with spider webs or
other matter. See cleaning section of Use and Care.
• Make sure LPcylinder is not empty. If LPcylinder is not empty,
refer to "Sudden drop in gas flow."
• Turn off knobs and disconnect coupling nut from LPcylinder.
Reconnect and retry.
• Turn the coupling nut approximately
one-half to three-quarters
additional turn until solid stop. Tighten by hand only - do not use
• Replace electrode(s).
Main Burners and Side Burner:
• Tip of electrode should be pointing toward gas port opening
on burner. The distance should be 1/8" to 1/4". Adjust if
necessa ry.
• Clean wire and/or electrode with rubbing alcohol and clean
• Reconnect wires or replace electrode/wire
• Replace igniter wire/electrode
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