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My Grill will no longer lift

My grill won't raise up anymore when I depress the foot pedal. Anyone have any ideas what I've done to break my grill? I would hate to have to toss this grill out in the trash. Its awesome

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  • davy5 Feb 11, 2009

    after using my grill to great effect in the summer I packed it up for winter got it out again and it will not lift when I press the pedal, have the dampers seized, where can I get repaires or replacement, i E-Mailed Thermos and never got a response, Where do I go from Here?



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    David

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I just had mine apart today because the cable broke. There is only one damper, in the left side where the pedal is. The other side is controlled by a cable that is strung on rollers. My cble broke so i had to replace it with one from a hardware store. I noticed that everything needs to be oiled for the system to work good. The gas strut/damper is inside of the lift tube. I would think it could be matched up with one from an automotive store. Autozone has a pretty good selection of them. But, The strut that is in the grill has a special end on it to fit the lift tube, you would have to somehow fabricate a new end or try to cut and weld or braze the old one onto the new strut. I have not had the strut problem yet because when I store the grill I leave it in the up position. this takes the stress and pressure off of the strut. Hope this helps.

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