Question about Weber Genesis Silver C Grill

2 Answers

Grill does not heat over 250 degrees

Have changed gas tank

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 36 Answers

Here is a couple of things to do.

Make sure your tank is filled.
Straighten Fuel hose, so it is not bent or kinked.
Does your front burner light with a match? If it does light then check the Crossover Ignition System.

Also, It could be the way the unit is turn off.

Try following thses steps, this will help to reset the excess flow safety device.
Turn all burner control knobs and the cylinder valve OFF.
Disconnect the regulator from the cylinder. Turn burner control knobs to HIGH. Wait at least 1 minute. Turn burner control knobs OFF. Reconnect the regulator to the cylinder. turn cylinder valve on slowly. Then go ahead an light your grill.

Fireplace-girl

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 867 Answers

Very likely if its an older bbq, the burners are full of rust and need to be replaced. nextthing the pressure regulator (on the hose that goes on the tank) is faulty) last thing to check would be the jets (under control dials)

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

Ad

3 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.
New users get 2 Free calls (no credit card required) and instant help on almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, appliances, handyman, and even pets).
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

  • 332 Answers

SOURCE: The heat on m Weber grill would not go above 250

The new style OPD valves have a small brass ring located in the female fitting on the LP tank. Over time this ring can work loose and then it does not allow the male fitting to fully depress the OPD valve thus reducing your gas flow
Using a small flat bladed screw driver tighten the small brass ring This should solve your problem
IF not you might want to remove the cap (white) on your regulator and try slowly adjusting the regulator, make small adjustments and try the BBQ My Weber if I set the front and back burners to MED I get right at 350 degrees in 60 degree outdoor temps. Adjusting the regulator will take some time to get it right but If it is not your tank it is most likely your regulator out of adjustment

Posted on Mar 29, 2010

heatman101
  • 43501 Answers

SOURCE: When I turn on the

Hi,
That would be a regulator problem, assuming that the gas tank ain't almost shot...
Get a new regulator and that will get you that burger...

heatman101

Posted on Aug 24, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The regulator has a hissing leak when tank is attached to grill Grill is Master Forge 2-burner gas grill, Model # MFA350CNP The leak was noticed because the grill would not heat to beyond 250 degrees....


You will need the replace the grill's Hose/Regulator Assembly. You can pick one up at any hardware store or home center that sells grills and accessories for about $30.00. Take your old one with you for comparison purposes.

After you install the new one, be sure to check it for leaks, as described in the grill's Owner's Manual. Also, and this is very important. When opening the gas tank valve, open it Very, Very Slowly (slow motion, slow). If you don't, the regulator will lock up and no gas will flow to the burners.

Hope this helped you and thanks for choosing FixYa. Happy Grilling!!

Sep 07, 2011 | Grilling

1 Answer

Periodicly I won'y be able to get the grill temp to over 200 degrees. sometimes it is ok and can reach as high as 500 degrees other times it will just not generate enough heat to grill.This is a five...


zonfish - if you're tuning the gas tank off at each use, as you should. The problem lies in your grill's gas regulator, but it also is not a big deal and is easily solved.

Whenever, you open the tank valve, do it VERY, VERY, SLOWLY (Slow Motion, slow), until it is fully open. Then light the burners.

What happens is this, LP Gas Grill Tanks are now equipped with an Overfill Protection Device ("OPD"). And often time, when you turn the valve on like you would normally do, the OPD Valve sends a hot load of gas to your grill's regulator and partially locks it up or locks up entirely. Therefore, the burners are not getting enough gas to heat the unit up to 500 degrees. Opening the valve very, very, slowly, overcomes this problem.

I hope this helped you and Happy Grilling.

Jun 20, 2011 | Brinkmann 810-2300-B Grill

1 Answer

We have a Weber Genesis Grill Silver and now we thought we needed gas and got a new tank. Okay now it will not heat up past 250 degrees. We found out about the trick with turning on the gas and...


Well, if turning OFF the tank valve, disconnecting the hose and wait 5 minutes before reconnecting it. And then, opening the tank valve VERY, VERY, SLOWLY (Slow motion slow) before lighting the burner farthest from the tank first and turning it to high didn't work. You need to replace the grill's hose/regulator assembly.

You can purchase one at any home center or hardware store that sells gas grills and accessories. They run around $30.00. Be sure to take your old one with you for comparison purposes.

Hope this helped you and Happy Grilling!!

Jun 06, 2011 | Weber Genesis Silver B Grill

1 Answer

One day it will not heat up over 300 degrees and the next day it will heat up over 400 degrees without any problem. I dont know if it is the gas tank or the grill. Nothing on the grill appears to be...


More than likely, it's the OPD valve on the LP G tank. When it won't heat up above 300 degrees is after the tank was turned OFF & then turned back ON? If that is the case, disconnect the gas line from the tank, wait 5 minutes, reconnect the hose to the tank and turn the tank valve On VERY, VERY SLOWLY. This will keep the tank valve from locking up the grill regulator and thereby, gas will get fully to each burner. If this doen't correct the problem the first time, repeat the above procedure.

That should solve your problem

Mar 06, 2011 | Fiesta Blue Ember Gas Grill

1 Answer

My weber grill doesnt get above 200 degrees


Try these steps in order.
  1. Turn off the gas at the propane tank
  2. Disconnect the gas line from the tank
  3. Open the grill lid
  4. Turn all control valves to high
  5. Wait for about a minute
  6. Turn all control valves to off
  7. Reconnect the gas line to the tank
  8. SLOWLY turn on the gas at the tank
  9. Light the grill normally
  10. Your grill should now heat normally

Sep 06, 2010 | Weber Performer Grill

1 Answer

When I turn on the gas to my grill, not enough gas comes through the inside of the grill to heat the grill. The tank is full, all of the grates are new. It will only heat to around 200 degrees


Hi,
That would be a regulator problem, assuming that the gas tank ain't almost shot...
Get a new regulator and that will get you that burger...

heatman101

Aug 22, 2010 | Weber Grilling

2 Answers

The heat on m Weber grill would not go above 250 degrees even when the grill was lit for 30+ minutes. I changed the gas supply hose and regulator & fixed the problem. The next time I used the grill...


The new style OPD valves have a small brass ring located in the female fitting on the LP tank. Over time this ring can work loose and then it does not allow the male fitting to fully depress the OPD valve thus reducing your gas flow
Using a small flat bladed screw driver tighten the small brass ring This should solve your problem
IF not you might want to remove the cap (white) on your regulator and try slowly adjusting the regulator, make small adjustments and try the BBQ My Weber if I set the front and back burners to MED I get right at 350 degrees in 60 degree outdoor temps. Adjusting the regulator will take some time to get it right but If it is not your tank it is most likely your regulator out of adjustment

Mar 28, 2010 | Weber Spirit? E-310 Propane Grill

1 Answer

Grill with a full tank of gas will not get hot


Low flame, low temperature, yellow flame: This has become the biggest problem with many grills these days and it's almost always because of the regulator (the funny UFO shaped thing on the gas hose). Regulators seem to be stickier these days and when they stick you don't get enough gas to generate a good grilling temperature. To get your regulator unstuck you need to release the pressure on it. Follow these steps exactly:
  1. Turn off the gas at the propane tank
  2. Disconnect the gas line from the tank
  3. Open the grill lid
  4. Turn all control valves to high
  5. Wait for about a minute
  6. Turn all control valves to off
  7. Reconnect the gas line to the tank
  8. SLOWLY turn on the gas at the tank
  9. Light the grill normally
  10. Your grill should now heat normally
To keep the regulator from sticking again make sure that you turn off the control valves first, then turn off the tank valve. Always open your tank valve slowly. If this doesn't work give it a second try. If you still have low flame then you probably have a faulty regulator that will need to be replaced.

May 24, 2009 | Char-Broil Patio Caddie 4654870 (LP) Grill

3 Answers

KENMORE Gas Grill 141-152210 Kenmore 437 sq. in cooking will only heat to 250 degrees


sudsy, this exact same thing would happen to me every time I changed a tank. I know it's nothing to do with the grill itself. I would have to seat and reseat the regulator hose to the tank a couple of times before it would start heating normally. Your model has 3 burners and I suspect that the flame is real low on each one even on the high setting. Try connecting and disconnecting the tank a couple of times and see if it comes to life. If worse comes to worse you can order a new regulator hose. Part number P3632L. Catriver..post back.

Apr 03, 2007 | Kenmore 437 sq. in. Cooking Area Gas Grill...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Weber Genesis Silver C Grill Logo

458 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Weber Grilling Experts

Gary Kenady
Gary Kenady

Level 2 Expert

140 Answers

Paul Carew

Level 3 Expert

2557 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...