Question about Lynx L36FR (LP) Grill

Open Question

Lynx BBQ36FR grill igniters not working

I have a Lynx BBQ36FR barbeque, (2001), with manual igniters. Both of the two rotary igniters are producing very weak sparks, which are not enough to light the gas. The spark gaps on the electrodes are adjusted OK. I pulled out the panel holding the igniters and checked the spark to ground right at the output of the igniters, (bypassing the electrodes altogether), but the spark there is still very weak. The igniters are the rotary knob type with “dual” outputs to each control two separate electrodes. Both outputs on each igniter have the weak spark problem. However, I noticed that if I create a spark gap between the two electrodes on an igniter, (not the normal operational mode, of course), I get a very strong spark. This same phenomenon occurs on both of the rotary igniters on the grill, i.e. weak spark to ground on each of the two outputs on each of the two igniters but very strong spark between the two outputs on either of the two igniters. My conclusion is that that the ground connection between the igniters and the metal plate they are mounted on is very poor, thus creating a very high resistance for the spark generation to from output to the plate, (ground). I can explain the strong spark between the two outputs as being because the internal ground between the two generators in the igniter is OK, it’s just the connection of this common ground to the mounting plate that is bad. Thus, in effect, the two piezo generators are connected in series via the internal common ground and thus create the very large spark between the two outputs. I’ve not yet checked out the ground connection to the plate but I’ll be doing this todayPhew! Now to my question: Anybody had the same problem/symptoms? How is the igniter grounded to the plate? I assume it is through the mounting screws or the spindle but I’ve not had a good look yet.ThanksDave

Posted by on

4 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 3 Answers

SOURCE: 9-16 channels issue

So you have your core card and how many accel cards?  Which interface is plugged into your core card? If you want the lynx to be 1-16 in and out the easiest thing to do is to make sure it is plugged in to the core card and your rosetta is plugged into the accel card installed after the core card.  As far as I know the power sequence won't change the assignment of the i/o.  If you don't want to change where the interfaces are plugged in then you can do it in the i/o setup and save the setup for the way your interfaces are plugged into the computer.  If your already plugged into the computer like I said then you will need to check the i/o setup to make sure the i/o setup isn't all scrambled.  

Posted on Apr 26, 2009

  • 910 Answers

SOURCE: How to replace Spark igniters

The electrodes are only held on by 2 screws going into the front panel inside the grill. If you remove the screws (quiet often they're siezed so sometimes they have to be chiselled off) and pull it forward, you can disconnect the wire on the back and connect the new one. If you need any further assistance then please just ask.

Posted on Jul 26, 2011

  • 2460 Answers

SOURCE: Light issue on Lynx Grill

Sounds like the switch is jammed on , replacing the switch should be easy

Posted on Mar 23, 2012

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I need a new knob for a Captain Cook grill by Barbeque Galore model XG4CKW


If BBQ's Galore hasn't been able to help you, try the link below. They should be able to help you.

http://www.appliancefactoryparts.com/gasgrillparts/brands/barbeques-galore/barbeques-galore-knobs.html

Good luck & Happy Grilling!! Thanks for choosing FixYa.

Aug 09, 2011 | Barbeques Galore Capt'n Cook 3-Burner...

1 Answer

Ignightor dont work and i put a new batt in it also.what do i do?


Todd, the first thing to to do, is to remove the battery you just installed and look inside the battery holder for corrosion. If you see any, clean it off with a Q Tip sprayed with WD40. Then reinsert the battery with the Positive Tip (+) end facing you. If that didn't solve the problem, you'll need to trace down the wiring from the igniter module to each spark tip, at each burner. You want to see if all the wiring is intact and not damaged. Also, check the grounding wire from the igniter module to the grill's frame to see if it has come loose or has lost contact. If all this troubleshooting does not find a problem, it's a better than average chance that the Igniter Module will need to be replaced. You can purchase a new one from Lynx or find one online that will fit your make and model grill. Appliance Factory Parts online is a good place to find grill parts, even for discontinued models.

Hope this helped you troubleshoot and solve the problem. Please let me know. Thanks.

May 13, 2011 | Lynx L30FR-1 Gas Grill

2 Answers

I need barbeques galore turbo elite side burner model g1tefng manual instruction


If you haven't found a manual, yet. You can download one from the Barbeques Galore website.

Jan 29, 2011 | Grilling

1 Answer

Need cover for Turbo STS barbeque built in grill, 32"


You can purchase it on line @ Barbeques Galore, Here's the link

http://store.bbqgalore.com/store/category/5/35/Covers

If link doesn't work when you click on it. Simply copy and paste it into your web browser.

Jan 27, 2011 | Barbeques Galore Turbo STS 4-Burner...

1 Answer

LBQ27FE Grill: Looking for cooking grids for a Lynx LBq27f model...


Try Here and use the parts wizard you'll need the measurements of the cooking grids, as for the igniter try a generic. http://www.grillstuff.com/

May 18, 2010 | Lynx LBQ27FE Grill

1 Answer

Grill will not light


Try replacing the regulator if you get no gas flow, or very weak gas flow. If you have gas flow and you are trying to light the grill with the ignitor. The rotary piezo ignitions must click with each turn, if they don't then they are bad and need to be replaced. If you have a new lynx with the glow plugs, check to see if they are glowing, if they are glowing and the grill has gas and still won't light, then the glow plugs are not getting hot enough which means you are leaking current somewhere and have to trace everything down to find the short.

Dec 22, 2009 | Lynx Grilling

1 Answer

The rotisserie heating element does not fire up on my barbeques galore grand turbo BBQ. Electric ignite seems to be working, but smell gas no heat


The rotisserie should have a thermocouple near the burner. If you have to hold in the knob, or push a red button to get the gas to flow to the burner, and the electrode sparks and the burner lights, you have to continue to hold the knob or button in until the thermocouple gets hot enough to keep the gas on. If the burner keeps going out, you could have a bad thermocouple.

Dec 22, 2009 | Barbeques Galore 38-inch Grand Turbo...

1 Answer

Need a Manual & Parts List - BBQ Galore Turbo STS 4 Burner (LP)


I have the manual you are looking for.
Send me your email address and I will send it to you.

rayh2o@yahoo.com

Mar 20, 2009 | Barbeques Galore Turbo STS 4-Burner with...

1 Answer

I need a Barbeques Galore 38-inch Grand Turbo gas grill manual. Got a pdf by chance?


I have a GT 38 grill and manual. I've never seen one in PDF, are u looking for the whole thing or just a few pages?

Dec 08, 2008 | Barbeques Galore 38-inch Grand Turbo...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Lynx L36FR (LP) Grill Logo

Related Topics:

851 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Lynx Grilling Experts

paulcarew

Level 3 Expert

2460 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75744 Answers

Are you a Lynx Grilling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...