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Low flame/ side burner dosen't light

The burner lights but then when left on high it dosen't keep a strong flame! It takes way to long to heat up and cook a burger or a steak or even a hotdog.

The side burner doesn't light at all.

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  • NicoleinMD Apr 13, 2008

    we have a new weber gas grill Genesis Silver- not sure if it's A B or C- my hubby is so upset that the flame is so low we are now baking vs grilling our great marinated chicken- help-

    we had this same problem with our previous gas grill and thought it was defective and have stopped using it and bought this new one-

    why do we have so many problems with our grills- ughhh



    thanks

  • pamelam1 Sep 01, 2008

    I get a low flame even when I have the grill turned on high. I thought my tank was running low so I got a new tank but still have the low flame as before. 

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I just read this online and it worked for me. Hope you have similar luck.

Newer propane tanks contain a self regulating feature that will automatically slow down the flow of fuel if it thinks it's too high. This can be solved by turning the tank valve off completely and disconnecting it. Open the control valves (on the grill control panel) and ten close them. Reconnect the fuel tank and slowly turn on the valve. Now light the grill to see if that fixes it.

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  • fixed58 May 11, 2011

    It worked great. Did just as you said and we weren't baking anymore. We were gilling!

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Try this, close your burners and your propane tank off, let sit for a couple of minutes. Making sure your burners are off turn on the propane tank and let it pressurize the line for a couple of minutes. Turn on the burner that is closest to your igniter and light it. After that burner is lit then you cn turn on the other burners. Good luck and hope tht solves your problem.

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