8. Connecting LP Gas Tank to LP Grill
(a) From front of the cart, place foot ring of 20 lb tank into
the hole in bottom panel. Make sure the tank valve is in
OFF position. Use the tank bolt to secure the tank in a
fixed position (Fig.19).
(b) Check the tank valve to ensure it has proper external
mating threads to fit the hose and pressure regulator
(c) Make sure all burner valves are in OFF position.
(d) Inspect the valve connection port and pressure regulator
assembly. Look for damage or debris. Remove any debris.
Inspect hose for damage. Never use damaged or plugged
(e) When connecting pressure regulator and hose
assembly to tank valve, hand tighten quick coupling nut
clockwise to a full stop. (Fig.20) Do not use a wrench to
tighten because it could damage the quick coupling nut and
result in a hazardous condition.
(f) Slowly open tank valve fully (counterclockwise). Use a
soapy water solution to check all connections for leaks
before attempting to light your grill (see next page for gas
leak check instructions). If a leak is found, turn tank valve
off and do not use your grill until the leak is repaired.
CAUTION: When the appliance is not in use, gas must
be turned off at the supply tank.
DISCONNECTING THE LIQUID PROPANE
Turn the grill burner valves "OFF" and make sure the
grill is cool.
Turn the Liquid Propane Cylinder valve "OFF" by
turning clockwise until it stops.
Detach the pressure regulator assembly from the
cylinder valve by turning the quick coupling nut
Place dust cap on cylinder valve outlet whenever the
cylinder is not in use. Only install the type of dust cap
on the cylinder valve outlet that is provided with the
cylinder valve. Other types of caps or plugs may
result in leakage of propane.
Your Kenmore gas grill is now ready for use.
Before the first use and at the beginning of each
season (and whenever the LP gas tank has
1. Read all safety, lighting and operating
2. Check gas valve orifices, burner tubes and
burner ports for any obstructions.
3. Perform gas leak check according to
instructions found on next page of the manual.
Before cooking on your grill the first time, wash
cooking grids and cooking rack with warm ,
soapy water. Rinse and dry thoroughly. Season
with cooking oil regularly. After cooking is
completed, turn grill to HIGH setting for 3 to 5
minutes to burn off excess grease or food