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Middle burner of weber grill not lighting

Middle burner won't light

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SOURCE: Weber Genesis Gold B Grill Problem

Could be partially clogged burner openings (jets).
Remove the cooking grates and the flavorizer bars. Obtain a BRASS brush (like used to clean white-wall tires) and brush the burner tubes from side to side and up and down along their entire length to remove all corrosion from the jets. Also the cross-over tube.
Before replacing the flavorizer bars and cooking grates, ignite all burner tubes and check to see the flames are all of about equal length and intensity.
If this isn't the problem, check the screens at the right-side ends of the burner tubes to be sure they're not clogged.
If the burner tubes are all clean and some don't ever ignite, the problem could be in the valves/manifold.

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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I contacted Weber and they sent me a complete igniter system. I will have to install it.

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Weber - Igniting the three grill burners (front, middle, rear)

it need a clean

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

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SOURCE: My grill does not exceed 300 degrees

Bypass valve need reset. All grills made after 1996 have this valve.

  • Close the LP tank valve
  • Turn all burner control knobs to the OFF position
  • Open the grill lid
  • Turn the LP tank valve until it is completely open
  • Wait 90 seconds
  • Turn the front burner to the HI/Start position
  • Press the igniter until the burner is lit.
  • Turn remaining burners to High
  • Close the lid.
  • The grill should preheat to 500-550 degrees in 10-15 minutes
I called Weber and a rep walk me through it.

Posted on Aug 31, 2009

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SOURCE: New Tank won't light Weber Grill

Try checking the regulator, this is the round metal piece connected to the gas line. If this is not level flat the valve inside will not let propane flow through.

Posted on Apr 16, 2010

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Disclaimer- be careful when working with gas. Starters in gas grills are just about novelty anymore. Often, they only light 1/3rd or 1/4th of the burners and they usually stop working within one grilling season. I recommend using a wand lighter. Try to light just one burner but if doesn't light in 5 to 7 seconds, turn the gas off and wait to try again. Incidentally, you are turning the gas on at the tank, right? You should hear it when you turn the burner on.

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When I try to light my brand new Q300, it won't ignite. I can hear that the tank is on and gas is being sent to the grill. However, it doesn't light. When I shut the grill off and the gas tank...


What you have is delayed ignition. It's being caused by the gas regulator. It is solvable, though.

Turn the gas tank valve OFF and disconnect the hose from the tank.

Wait 5 minutes and reconnect the hose to the tank.

Open the tank valve VERY, VERY SLOWLY (Slow motion, slow).

Once the valve is fully open, light 1 burner and turn it to HIGH. Did the burner light and does th eflame height look correct? If so, light the remaining burner the identical same way. Now, to both flame heights look correct? If so, you solved the problem. Remember to always open the tank valve Very, Very Slowly. And always light the burners with the Lid/Hood Open.

If the above did not solve the problem, you will need to replace the Hose/Regulator Assembly. Since your grill is brand new, the Hose/Regulator Assembly will be covered under Warranty. Have your Proof of Purchase handy and call Weber 1-800-446-1071. Also, if you haven't done so already, register your grill before calling http://help.weber.com/register/ even if you don't need a new Hose/Regulator Assembly.

Hope this helped you troubleshoot & solve the problem.

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I have 3 burners...two will light and one won't light anymore.....??? Bill


Bill, I suspect that the third burner needs to be removed and thoroughly cleaned. As does the venturi valve on the open end of the burner. If however, the 3rd burner is the one that ignites from the cross over tube burner, you will have to clean and/or replace the cross over tube burner.

To assist you further, I have included a link to the Owner's Manual for your model grill, Just in case you have misplaced yours. You can download and print it for future reference.

http://help.weber.com/manuals/pdf_files_2011/Gas/Spirit%20ES%20Series%202007newer/OwnersGuides/Spirit_210310_LP_OwnersGuide_89525_030308.pdf

Hope this helped you troubleshoot and solve the problem. Please let me know. Thanks & Happy Grilling!!

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Do you mean it won't match light or the ignitor won't spark and light the burners? Or both?

If it won't match light or the ignitor sparks, but the burners don't light, that means you're not getting gas to the burners.

Check to the tank valve and make sure it's turned ON. Also, make sure that there's gas in the tank.
If both of those check out as OK, turn the gas tank valve OFF. Disconnect the hose from the tank and wait 5 minutes. Reconnect the hose to the tank and turn the tank valve ON VERY, VERY SLOWLY (Slow motion, slow). Once the valve is fully open, light the burner farthest from the tank first and turn it to HIGH. Did the burner light and the flame height looks correct? If so, light the remaining burners following the same procedure. Now, are they all lit and the flames heights look correct? If so, you solve the problem. Just remember to always open the tank valve very, very slowly.

if the burners failed to light. Remove and clean all the burners, as well as the venturi valve on the open of each burner. Spiders like to build nest in the venturi valves.

if cleaning the burners did not solve the problem, you will need to replace the grill's hose/regulator assembly. You can find it in any home center or hardware store that sells gas grills and accessories, for about $30.00. Take you old one with you for comparison purposes.

Hope this helped you troubleshoot and solve the problem. Please be kind enough to let me know. Thanks and Happy grilling!!

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My grill is a Genesis Silver B. The front burner ignites but the middle and back burner will not. I took off the tubes and can't see where anything is plugged or restricted. I can hear gas through the...


I believe your model Weber has a Cross Over Tube Burner , on the left side of the interior of the grill, just above the middle and back burner. If that's clogged or needs replacing, that's more than likely the culprit. As, it won't carry gas to those two burners. It is easily replaceable, if necessary.

In case you have misplaced your Owners Manual, I have included a link to it. You can download and print it for future reference.

http://www.weber.com/help/manuals/pdf_files/Genesis_SilverB_LP_Owners_Guide_55008_03_21_01.pdf

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Well, I personally, wouldn't want to go from a 3-burner to a 2-burner because I think Weber designed the 3-burner grill to perfection, and as you know, all you have to do is turn off the middle burner.

At any rate, indirect is harder with the two-burner because of the placement of the burners. You can try to put some 1" thick ceramic bricks directly on the flavorizer bars in the middle, or if you are using a rotisserie, put a pan under your meat.

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