Before You Start - KitchenAid KBGN274 Installation Instructions And Use And Care Manual

27" (68.6 cm), 36" (91.4 cm), 39" (99.1 cm) and 48" (121.9 cm) outdoor grills
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Before you start...

Your safety and the safety of
others are very important.
We have provided many important
safety messages in this manual and
on your appliance. Always read and
obey all safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to
potential hazards that can kill
or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the
safety alert symbol and either the word
"DANGER" or "WARNING". These
words mean:
You can be killed or seriously
injured if you don't immediately
follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously
injured if you don't follow
All safety messages will tell you what
the potential hazard is, tell you how to
reduce the chance of injury, and tell
you what can happen if the
instructions are not followed.
If you smell gas:
1. Shut off gas to the
2. Extinguish any open flame.
3. Open lid.
4. If odor continues,
immediately call your gas
supplier or your fire
1. Do not store or use
gasoline or other
flammable vapors and
liquids in the vicinity of
this or any other appliance.
2. An L.P. cylinder not
connected for use shall not
be stored in the vicinity of
this or any other appliance.
1. Do not install portable or built-in grills
in or on a recreational vehicle,
portable trailer, boat or in any other
moving installation.
2. Always maintain minimum clearances
from combustible construction, see
"Location requirements" section.
3. The outdoor cooking gas appliance
shall not be located under overhead
combustible construction.
4. This outdoor cooking gas appliance
shall be used only outdoors and shall
not be used in a building, garage, or
any other enclosed area.
5. Keep any electrical supply cord and
fuel supply hose away from any
heated surfaces.
6. Keep outdoor cooking and appliance
area clear and free from combustible
materials, gasoline and other
flammable vapors and liquids.
7. Do not obstruct the flow of combustion
and ventilation air. Keep the ventilation
openings of the cylinder enclosure free
and clear from debris.
8. Inspect the gas cylinder supply hose
before each use of the grill. If the
hose shows excessive abrasion or
wear, or is cut, it MUST be replaced
before using the grill. Contact your
dealer and use only replacement
hoses specified for use with the grill.
9. Visually check the burner flames.
They should be blue. Slight yellow
tipping is normal for L.P. gas.
10. Check and clean burner/venturi tube
for insects and insect nest. A clogged
tube can lead to fire under the grill.
11. The L.P. gas supply cylinder to be
used must be:
• constructed and marked in
accordance with the Specification
for L.P. Gas Cylinders of the U.S.
Department of Transportation (DOT)
or the National Standard of Canada,
CAN/CSA-B339, Cylinders, Spheres,
and Tubes for Transportation of
Dangerous Goods; and Commission.
• provided with a listed overfilling
prevention device.
• provided with a cylinder connection
device compatible with the con-
nection for outdoor grill appliances.
12. Always check connections for leaks
each time you connect and
disconnect the L.P. gas supply
cylinder. See "Installation
Instructions" section.
13. When the outdoor cooking gas
appliance is not in use, the gas must
be turned off at the supply cylinder.
14. Storage of an outdoor gas grill
appliance indoors is permissible only
if the cylinder is disconnected and
removed from the outdoor gas grill.
15. Cylinders must be stored outdoors
and out of the reach of children and
must not be stored in a building,
garage, or any other enclosed area.
16. The pressure regulator and hose
assembly supplied with the outdoor
gas grill must be used. Replacement
pressure regulator and hose
assembly part number listed in
the "Installation Instructions" section.
17. The cylinder supply system must be
arranged for proper vapor
18. Gas cylinder must include a collar to
protect the cylinder valve.
WARNING: If the information
in this manual is not followed
exactly, a fire causing death
or serious injury may occur.
If the following information is not
followed exactly, a fire causing death or
serious injury may occur.
• Do not store a spare LP-gas cylinder
under or near this grill.
• Never fill the cylinder beyond 80
percent full.
This grill is manufactured for
outdoor use only.
For grills that are to be used at
elevations above 2000 feet, orifice
conversion is required. See "Gas
supply requirements" section.
It is the responsibility of the installer to
comply with the minimum installation
clearances specified on the model/serial
rating plate. The model/serial rating plate
can be found on the heat shield behind
control panel, close to smoker box.
Copies of the standards listed may be obtained
National Fire Protection Association
One Batterymarch Park
Quincy, Massachusetts 02269
CSA International
8501 East Pleasant Valley Rd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44131-5575



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