• NEVER store a spare LP cylinder under or near
the appliance or in an enclosed area.
• Never fill a cylinder beyond 80% full.
• An over filled or improperly stored cylinder is a
hazard due to possible gas release from the
safety relief valve. This could cause an intense
fire with risk of property damage, serious injury or
• If you see, smell or hear gas escaping,
immediately get away from the LP
cylinder/appliance and call your fire department.
USE AND CARE
LP Cylinder Removal, Transport and Storage
•Turn OFF all control knobs and LP cylinder valve. Turn coupling
nut counterclockwise by hand only - do not use tools to
disconnect. Loosen cylinder screw beneath bottom shelf or
and out of cart. Install safety cap onto LP cylinder valve.
Always use cap and strap supplied with valve.
Failure to use safety cap as directed may result in serious
personal injury and/or property damage.
•A disconnected LP cylinder in
storage or being transported
must have a safety cap installed (as shown).
Do not store an LP cylinder in enclosed spaces
such as a carport, garage, porch, covered
patio or other building. Never leave an LP cylinder
inside a vehicle which may become overheated
by the sun.
•Do not store an LP cylinder in an area where children play.
OPD Hand Wheel
LP (Liquefied Petroleum Gas)
•LP gas is nontoxic, odorless and colorless when produced. For
Your Safety, LP gas has been given an odor (similar to rotten
cabbage) so that it can be smelled.
•LP gas is highly flammable and may ignite unexpectedly when
mixed with air.
LP Cylinder Filling
•Use only licensed and experienced dealers.
•LP dealer must purge new cylinder before filling.
•Dealer should NEVER fill LP cylinder more than 80% of LP
cylinder volume. Volume of propane in cylinder will vary by
•A frosty regulator indicates gas overfill. Immediately close LP
cylinder valve and call local LP gas dealer for assistance.
•Do not release liquid propane (LP) gas into the atmosphere.
This is a hazardous practice.
•To remove gas from LP cylinder, contact an LP dealer or call a
local fire department for assistance. Check the telephone
directory under “Gas Companies” for nearest certified LP
LP Cylinder Valve
•The LP cylinder used with your grill must meet the
•Use LP cylinders only with these required measurements: 12"
(30.5cm) (diameter) x 18" (45.7 cm) (tall) with 20 lb. (9 kg.)
•LP cylinders must be constructed and marked in accordance
with specifications for LP cylinders of the U.S. Department of
Transportation (DOT) or for Canada, CAN/CSA-B339,
cylinders, spheres and tubes for transportation of dangerous
goods. Transport Canada (TC). See LP cylinder collar for
•LP cylinder valve must have:
•Type 1 outlet compatible with
regulator or grill.
•Safety relief valve.
•UL listed Overfill Protection
Device (OPD). This OPD safety
feature is identified by a unique triangular hand wheel. Use
only LP cylinders equipped with this type of valve.
•LP cylinder must be arranged for vapor withdrawal and include
collar to protect LP cylinder valve. Always keep LP cylinders in
upright position during use, transit or storage.
LP cylinder in upright position for vapor withdrawal
disconnect other retention means, then lift PL cylinder up and