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Grill will not light / jenn-air

I have a model 730-0337 (converted to natural gas) worked great into fall. in colder weather grill works one week and no gas present the next week. igniter is firing, no gas present or so little that flame is barely visible. grill is clean, igniters work, gas valve in house is on. Is this a manifold problem? I have a weber at another home hooked up the same way and works great even in below zero weather.

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Blow out all the gas tubes, sounds like you have spider webs in them.

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SOURCE: jenn air jgr8850adw won't bake

This usually is an indication of a bad igniter. If this is the standard glow type igniter, it could appear as if it is working, but may not be providing enough current to open the gas valve. This is a safety feature on gas ovens. The gas valve requires a current potential of .32 to .37 amps through the igniter before it will open and allow gas to flow. This prevents gas leakage if the igniter fails to light. The reason your broiler works is probably due to the fact that the broiler gets used less and the igniter is probably in better condition. You can test this theory, if you like, by swapping the igniter for the bake and broil burners to see if the symptoms change. Or, you can simply just replace the bake igniter with a new one. Make sure you secure the power before attempting, though. You shouldn't have to turn off the gas for this. Chances are that's all it is. I hope this helps you.

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The orifices may be dirty. They can usually be cleaned out with a safety pin.

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SOURCE: Jen-Air Gas range Igniter keeps clicking but not starting fire

01/26/09 My wife decided to give our Jenn-Air a good cleaning. With lot's of soapy warm water she pulled the knobs off and washed under each of them not realizing excess water was now running down the inside of each control knob shaft. The igniter immediately began clicking away as it was being shorted by the conductance of the water now inside of the switch. I had to remove the cover (2-screws) to access the control switches but that is all I needed to do do in order to have clear access. Using her hair dryer it took about 5 minutes of warm air blowing down each of the shafts until the water evaporated and the clicking stopped. Wahla. The old Jenn-Air is back to working order again.

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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SOURCE: grill model 720-0163 need to convert from propane to natural gas

Go to jenn airs web site an order a new natural gas regulator and or-faces.

Good luck and please rate fixya!

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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