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It was working fine until about a month ago. When I changed tanks the flame would only burn as though it were set at low even on high. I have had it 2 years and use it year round. I read a post about a similar problem and they mentioned changing the regulator on the grill. Do you think this is the problem? Is this a do it yourself type project?

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Try resetting the regulator by disconnecting the regulator from the tank and let it sit for approximately 3 minutes then reconnect it make sure all burners are turned off before openng the propane tank valve or the regulator will go in to a safe mode again.Worked for me.

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First, check the hose fittings for tightness / leaks. If you still have same problem, the following is most likely your quick fix.

If your regulator is / was good, then you would most likely have a leak in a line or fitting - and the regulator has properly restricted or stopped gas flow as it's designed to do for obvious safety.

However a very common leak is the main plastic tank coupling which renders the whole regulator and hose assembly useless.

Quick fix, go to Wal-Mart and buy a $20 replacement regulator which comes pre-fitted with hoses and couplings. Get the dual or single hose depending on whether you have a side-burner or not.

Voila! You're good to go a few more years.

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