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when the temperature falls the orifice shrinks there by not letting as much gas thru and there is no remedy for it just have to cook longer is all .

Amana 5939 Grill | Answered on Nov 21, 2017

Hi phvieth,

I am in the same boat. My Jenn-Air 720-0163 lit itself on fire and I need to find replacement valve seals and a manual.

Amana 5939 Grill | Answered on Sep 13, 2012

More than likely, the vinturi valve on each burner is clogged and the burners flames are back firing and reaching the control knobs. Stop using the grill, until you disassemble the burners, clean them and the venturi valves, The venturi is an opening on the sides of the burner, where it slides of each burner orifice. Spiders like to build nest in them.

For a more visual look at what I'm talking about, go to the follwing link for Sure Fire Heat. They manufactured the grill for Amana. Go down the list of Amana grills until you find yours or one like it. In the Owners Manual there should be a section on Maintenance, which will show you how to remove the burners and clean them.


Hope this helps you solve the problem.

Amana 5939 Grill | Answered on Apr 30, 2011

The Amana grill you have is made by Sure Heat. It has been discontinued, but the Owners Manual is still available, depending on what year it was manufactured. The link below will take you to the Owners Manual page. Find the Model # & year of manufacture, click on that one and it will pull up the owner's manual. You can then print it if you like.


Hope this helps you. Happy Grilling!

Amana 5939 Grill | Answered on Feb 12, 2011

it may not getting enough gas to it for one thingbut it could be your air vents my be open to much. reajust them on the burners

Amana 5939 Grill | Answered on Aug 23, 2009

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Amana 5939 Grill | Answered on Aug 11, 2009

Try taking a large hammer or set of vice grips and banging pretty heftily on the tubes feeding the burners. These are usually build ups of Carbon. If not, then make sure your connections are good (sort of move them around to see if they are loose), and make sure your propane is not getting too close to empty (you can shake it around and feel/hear the propane).

Amana 5939 Grill | Answered on Aug 10, 2009

From a tag that came with the grill -

"To ensure proper gas flow, all of the burner control valves MUST be off before opening the LP cas cylinder valve.

When turning on the LP gas cylinder valve, make sure to open the valve SLOWLY two complete turns to ensure proper gas flow.

All LP tanks now come equipped with a leak detection device internal to the tank, when gas is allowed to escape rapidly it will restrict the gas supply to the appliance. Opening the valve rapidly may simulate a gas leak, causing the safety device to activate, restricting gas flow and causing low flames or poor ignition.

Opening the valve slowly will insure this safety feature is not falsely triggered."

I would guess you triggered the tank failsafe inadvertently.

Amana 5939 Grill | Answered on May 19, 2009

it could be the burner is block try blowing them out with air line or shop vac on blow or orffice could be blocked

Amana Grilling | Answered on Sep 16, 2011

The problem you're having is a result of the gas tank & the grill's gas regulator. However, in most cases, it's solvable if you do the following.

1. Turn the gas tank valve OFF & disconnect the hose from the tank.

2. Wait 5 minutes and reconnect the hose to the tank.

3. Open the tank valve VERY, VERY SLOWLY (Slow motion, slow) .

4. Once the valve is full open, light the burner farthest from the tank first and set it on HIGH.
Does the fame height look correct? If so, light the remaining burners the exact same way.
Did all the burners light and the flame heights look correct? Is so, you solved the problem.
Remember to always open the tank valve Very, Very Slowly.

If the above did not solve the problem, you will need to replace the Hose/Regulator Assembly. It runs about $30.00 at hardware stores or home centers that sell grills & grill accessories. Take you old one with you for comparison purposes.

Hope this helped you to troubleshoot and solve the problem. Happy Grilling.

Amana Grilling | Answered on Jul 07, 2011

I have found that when using my electric smoker and cooking ribs or brisket I use the gadget that you can purchase that puts your food on end thereby exposing all the meat surface to smoke.The item I use I made myself but similar racks can be puchased. I would not use a pan at any time , if nothing else place directly on a rack.
Happy Smoking !

Grilling | Answered 13 hours ago

flashback along the line check for leak in hose

Grilling | Answered 15 hours ago

hi Dianna.
Roast in a preheated 500 degree (F) oven for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 300 degrees and roast for an additional 30 minutes per pound. Total cooking time for an 8lb roast should be about 4hrs and 20 minutes. Remove the pork roast from the oven and let rest for 30 minutes
How long do bake an 8lb shoulder pork roast Google Search

Grilling | Answered 19 hours ago

I would keep it as close to 140f or above (tempature recommended for holding pork) as you can. It will still cook but may still be edible tomorrow. At 200f it will continue to cook and be over done quite quickly. If it is a roast 130f or above is okay.

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