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Ignitor not working

Hello. I just purchased this grill used. The seller stated the lighter did not work. I replaced the battery-no success. I am unable to locate an owner's manual and am unfamiliar with grills in general. Thanks, Jason

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I'm sure you have fixed yours by now, but if not, make sure the igniter wire is about 1/8" to 1/4" away from the fitting so it can produce a large enough spark to ignite it. Hope this helps!

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