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Hi, I have a year old 12395 BBQ. Last week when using it for the first time I noticed a flame creeping down the rubber pipe, it appeared to be leaking gas from the side grill brass valve. I turned the gas off straight away and no damage was done. I checked all the gas unions/nuts and they all appeared to be tight. Also the gas 'popped back' as though it was burning in the venturi as well as the 'H' grill. Is there any suggestion you might offer as to why this has happened? Thanks. Kevin 01225 310 682 if required.

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Kevin, While I can't offer a suggestion regarding the cause of the problem, I'd like to stress to danger of a defective gas unit. A small LPG tank can explode with enough force to blow a hole through a wall. I'd suggest having it examined by someone qualified to service gas fittings.

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