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BBQ Galore Capt'n Cook 4 burner gas grill won't get hot.

I tried several different "filled" propane tanks, cleaned the grill and still don't get a strong flame. I've replaced the regulator a few months ago, but the problem is back... Do I need a specific regulator to fix this?

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  • mmaslyn Dec 06, 2008

    How do you check the pressure?

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    Danny Clark May 11, 2010

    Have you made sure the gas pressure coming out of the regulator is what the manufacturer calls for?

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Most modern gas regulators have a safety feature to prevent gas left on. If you shut off the tank first and then turn off the burners, it will trigger and keep the gas flow at a very reduce flow to prevent you from turning on the tank again with the burners left on and not realizing it. Turn everything off and then turn on tank first, followed by the burners and this will solve most problems of a low flame or a bbq that won't get hot.

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You can buy a gas pressure guage from any HVAC supply house, and possibly at a gas utility office or the retailer that sold the grill.

It taps into the manifold, or gas valve.

For most LP systems you are looking for 11 to 14 PSI but double check with your system. You may can find it on the owners manual or on the data sticker.

Be shure to shut off the gas before you remove the plug and hook up the guage. Most plugs are either allen wrench or square head plugs.

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