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Gas emitter makes "puffing" sounds

This hybrid hgas/charcoal grills is great, but it started demonstrating trouble "starting" after six months or so. After lighting, the gas emitter in the grill makes "puffing" sounds and does not maintain a constant flame. I have to manually keep it lit until it is hot enough. I have cleaned the emitter and have a full tank, but don't know enough about the unit to troubleshoot any further. Suggestions?
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You most likely have a blockage in the gas orifice or in the tube that delivers the gas to the charcoal. You have to take them apart to clean them out, not to hard to do.

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