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Burner will not fully light up.

When I ignite bbq. The Flame will only spread around the curves thich is approx a 100mm from the igniter and stops.

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SOURCE: The gas is coming through, but does not light.

I have the same grill,and sometimes the same problem.First,with the gas off or completely disconnected,remove the grill grates and the flavor bars from the grill.Now you can see the heating element.A small wire brush will do the trick.Gently clean all the little holes in the element where the gas comes out.Then,with compressed air or even canned air(like what you use to clean a computer with)blow out the holes you just cleaned.Reassemble the grill and light.Should work fine after that.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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SOURCE: I can smell the gas

It's either the flame sensor or the gas valve.

The sensor senses flame and sends signal to the valve, the valve then sends gas through the burner/s.

If it's a thermocouple (looks like thisbefore installed) http://furnaceparts.com/eshop/products/thermocouple.jpg
then replace the thermocouple.
It sits right in the flame pattern and they usually cost less than ten bucks.

Posted on Dec 29, 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: the back burner doesnt consistently light up.

If the flame doesn't go completely around the burner, ther is an obstruction at the outlet holes. Make sure all outlet are clear of dirt, rust,or any material. Even water will block the outlets.

Posted on Apr 26, 2010

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SOURCE: burner won't ignite

Eventually grease and other debris will accumulate around the burners and require cleaning. Remove the burners, they should pull straight up and out and clean any grease. Also clean the inside of the base as best as possible. Replace burners and you'll be enjoying a grilled meal in no time.

Posted on May 05, 2010

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