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Lighting a Kenmore Gas Grill

When lighting my grill, it will light up, but it will not stay lit. What am I doing wrong?

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Manage My Life
Good morning... I can fully understand your concern regarding this issue of your grill not staying lit.
I did locate a link that will discuss your situation in greater detail.
It would be very helpful if you could include your full model number.
Keep in mind that an expert will be responding within the next two business
days if not sooner and will likely offer you more information and instruction.
I hope this link will help guide you as to what might be wrong with your grill and have a nice day.
by Manage My Life
July 4th, 2013
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Manage My Life
Thank you for contacting I'm sorry to hear of the lighting issue on the grill, I know how frustrating that can be, especially with today being the 4th of July and one of the most grilled on days.

You are not doing anything wrong, it sounds like an issue with the grill itself:

Since the grill will light, there is fuel getting through but it seems like the volume of fuel is too low to maintain a flame. That indicates a supply or delivery problem.

First check that your tank is full enough. If you have another unit that hooks to a tank, try this bottle on it to be sure or try another bottle on your grill.

Next, this model is intended to light with the tank valve set at ¼ to ½ turn open only and with only the left control knob open and only in the



If the tank valve was opened too far the regulator might jam and you may need to purge the system and reset the regulator per the owner’s manual instructions. You should take those steps each time a new tank is attached. 

If there is still no improvement in the gas flow you may have a damaged regulator that needs to be replaced.

If you have any further questions or inquiries, please don't hesitate to ask. Thank you for using
by Manage My Life
July 4th, 2013
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