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Electronic Ignition - Kenmore 146.23681310 Use & Care Manual

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Troubleshooting
(continued)
Burner(s) will not light
using igniter.
(See Electronic
Ignition
Troubleshooting also)
Burner(s) will not
match light.
ELECTRONIC IGNITION:
• No spark, no ignition noise.
• No spark, some ignition noise.
• Sparks, but not at electrode or at full
strength.
• See "GAS ISSUES:" on previous
page.
• Match will not reach.
• Improper method of match-lighting.
• See Section I of Electronic Ignition System.
• See Section II of Electronic Ignition System.
• See Section III of Electronic Ignition System.
• Use long-stem match (fireplace match).
• See "Match-Lighting"
section of Use and Care.
Sudden drop in gas
• Out of gas.
• Check for gas in LPcylinder.
flow or low flame.
•Turn off knobs, wait 30 seconds and light grill. If flames are
• Excess flow valve tripped,
still low, turn off knobs and LPcylinder valve. Disconnect
regulator. Reconnect regulator and leak-test. Turn on LP
cylinder valve, wait 30 seconds and then light grill.
• Vapor lock at coupling nut/LP
•Turn off knobs and LPcylinder valve. Disconnect coupling nut
cylinder connection,
from cylinder. Reconnect and retry.
Flames blow out.
Flare-up.
Persistent grease fire.
• High or gusting winds.
• Low on LPgas.
• Excess flow valve tripped.
• Grease buildup.
• Excessive fat in meat.
• Excessive cooking temperature.
• Grease
trapped
by food
buildup
around burner system.
Flashback...
Burner and/or
burner
tubes
are
(fire in burner tube(s)),
blocked.
• Turn front of grill to face wind or increase flame height.
• Refill LPcylinder.
• Refer to "Sudden drop in gas flow" above.
• Clean burners and inside of grill/firebox.
• Trim fat from meat before grilling.
• Adjust (lower) temperature accordingly.
• Turn knobs to OFF. Turn gas off at LPcylinder. Leave lid in
position and let fire burn out. After grill cools, remove and
clean all parts.
• Turn knobs to OFF. Clean burner and/or burner tubes. See
burner cleaning section of Use and Care.
Unable to fill LP
• Some dealers have older fill nozzles
• The worn nozzles don't have enough "bite" to engage the
cylinder,
with worn threads,
valve. Try a second LPdealer.
One burner does
• Grease buildup or food particles in
• Clean carry-over tube(s) with wire brush.
not light from
end (s} of carryover tube(s}.
other burner(s).
146.23681310
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