20 Most Recent Amana 5939 Grill Questions & Answers

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

First, go to Bed Bath and Beyond and purchase a Gourmet Sous-vide water bath cooker ($99). Vacuum package your steak and put it in a large pot with water up to the indicator on the Sous-Vide cooker. Set the temperature to 133 degrees for med. rare and let it cook for 4 hours max.
After the four hours, turn your grill on as hot as it gets and quickly blacken the outside. The inside is already cooked through. The steak doesn't have to rest. Just enjoy the most tender steak you've ever had.
I sous-vide steaks a few days ahead of a party at different levels of doneness and store in fridge. About an hour ahead of the cooking, I throw the shrink wrapped steaks in a sink with very hot water for about 1/2 hour (not over 120 degrees). Then I can unpack the steaks at the same time and cook them all at once on a read hot grill. Everything is ready at the same time.

Grilling | Answered on Oct 08, 2018

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