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Weber genesis silver, won't light

My grill won't light.  I have propane.  I used the electric switch on the grill and when that didn't work I tried a match, nothing. I can smell gas.  I cleaned the grill, especially the gas jets and disconnected the propane tank

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Re: weber genesis silver, won't light

The grill can only have one problem by what you are describing look under the unit you will see a black rubber hose going from the regulator to the gas valve (where you turn it on) this valve when turned opens up and allows the gas to flow from the valve to the burrner bar. you will need to see if the gas in going past to the burrner if so shut off the gas remove the burner and clean it out as the ports mybe clogged thus not letting the gas come out properly but back feeding out the back side of the burrner..Let me know what you find

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