Outdoor Grill Use; Using Your Outdoor Grill - KitchenAid ARCHITECT KFGR271SSS Installation Instructions And Use And Care Manual

27” (68.6 cm) and 36” (91.4 cm) architect series outdoor grills
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Using your Outdoor Grill

Explosion Hazard
Do not store fuel tank in a garage or indoors.
Do not store grill with fuel tank in a garage or indoors.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
explosion, or fire.
Fire Hazard
Do not use grill near combustible materials.
Do not store combustible materials near grill.
Doing so can result in death or fire.
Food Poisoning Hazard
Do not let food sit on grill for more than one hour
before or after cooking.
Doing so can result in food poisoning or sickness.
Prepare the gas supply
1. Open the hood completely. Do not light burners with the hood
2. Make sure control knobs are turned to OFF. The drip pan must
be in place and pushed all the way to the back.
drip pan
Turn the gas supply on:
1. For portable outdoor grills using an L.P./ propane gas cylinder:
Slowly open the cylinder valve; do not “snap” open.
NOTE: If fl ow limiting device does activate, your grill may not
light. If your grill does light, the fl ames will be low and will not
heat properly. Turn cylinder valve and all control knobs off and
wait 30 seconds. After shutting off the cylinder, very slowly open
cylinder valve and wait 5 seconds before lighting.
2. For outdoor grills using gas supply source other than L.P. gas
cylinder: Turn the shut off valve to open position from the front
of gas supply line.
Lighting the grill
grill burner
control knob
rotisserie burner
control knob
grill burner
control knob
1. Do not lean over the grill.
2. Select the burner you want to lite and push the grill burner
control knob in. Turn the knob to “LITE/HI”, while continuing to
hold it in.
3. You will hear the “snapping” sound of the spark. When burner is
lit, release the knob. Turn knob to desired setting.
Repeat for each of the other burners as needed.
If burner does not light immediately, turn the burner knob to “OFF”
and wait 5 minutes before relighting.
Manually lighting main grill burners
1. Do not lean over the grill.
2. Remove the manual lighting extension from inside the drip tray.
3. Attach a match to the clip.
4. Strike the match to light it.
5. Guide the lit match between the grill grate and one of the slots
in the sear plate.
6. Push in and turn the burner knob to “LITE/HI” for the burner
closest to the lit match. The burner will light immediately. When
burner is lit, turn knob to desired setting.
7. Repeat steps 3 through 6 for each main burner.
8. Remove match and replace manual lighting extension inside
the drip tray.
If burner does not light immediately, turn the burner knob to “OFF”
and wait 5 minutes before relighting.
If any burners do not light after attempting to manually light them,
contact the KitchenAid Experience Center.
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