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DANGER: 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
LP cylinder and
regulator connection.
Fire coming through
control panel.
Grease fire or
continuous excessive
flames above cooking
Burner(s) will not light
using ignitor.
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Possible Cause
Possible Cause
•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 area.
• Trying to light wrong burner.
• Burner not engaged with control valve.
• Obstruction in burner.
• No gas flow.
• Vapor lock at coupling nut to LP cylinder.
• Coupling nut and LP cylinder valve not
fully connected.
•Electrode cracked or broken; “sparks at
•Electrode tip not in proper position.
•Wire and/or electrode covered with
cooking residue.
•Wires are loose or disconnected.
•Wires are shorting (sparking) between
ignitor and electrode.
•Turn off gas at LP cylinder or at source on natural gas systems. If
anything but burned, replace valve/hose/regulator. If burned,
discontinue use of product until a plumber has investigated cause
and corrections are made.
•Replace LP cylinder.
• Turn off LP cylinder valve. Return LP cylinder to gas supplier.
•Turn off LP cylinder valve. Remove regulator from cylinder and
visually inspect rubber seal for damage. See LP Cylinder Leak Test
and Connecting Regulator to the LP Cylinder.
•Turn off control knobs and LP cylinder 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 Natural Hazard
and Cleaning the Burner Assembly pages.
• Turn off control knobs and LP cylinder valve. Leave lid open to
allow flames to die down. After cooling, clean food particles and
excess grease from inside firebox area, grease cup, and other
• 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 LP cylinder is not empty. If LP cylinder is not empty,
refer to “Sudden drop in gas flow.”
• Turn off knobs and disconnect coupling nut from LP cylinder.
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:
• Tip of electrode should be pointing toward gas port opening on
burner. The distance should be 1/8” to 1/4”. Adjust if necessary.
Sideburner (if featured):
• Tip of electrode should be pointing toward gas port opening on
burner. the distance should be 1/8” to 3/16”. Adjust if necessary.
•Clean wire and/or electrode with rubbing alcohol and clean swab.
•Reconnect wires or replace electrode/wire assembly.
•Replace ignitor wire/electrode assembly.