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My gas grill has been on for 15 minutes and the temperature has not risen above 400 degrees

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This should be about right for a bbq, i have a 4 burner and that only gets to about 430, that will be fine for a bbq

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Recently replaced all 5 burner tubes and now when I light the grill it doesn't get hot enough - stays around 250 degrees.


Gerald, when you turned the gas tank valve back On, after replacing the burner, the OPD Valve in the grill tank partially locked up the grills gas regulator. To solve this problem, follow the steps below:

1. Turn the gas valve OFF and disconnect the hose from the tank. Wait 5 minutes.

2. Reconnect the hose to the tank and open the tank valve VERY, VERY, SLOWLY (Slow motion,
slow).

3. Once the valve is fully open, light the burner farthest from the grill first and turn it to HIGH. Does
the flame height look correct for the highest setting? If so, light the remaining burners the same
way. Now, to all the flame heights look normal for the highest setting. if so, you solved the
problem.

4. Close the hood/lid of the grill and allow it to preheat for at least 15 minutes. The temperature
reading (if your grill thermometer is correct) should between 400 & 450 degrees F, depending on
outside air temperature. Which is hot enough to sear a steak.

If none of the above corrected the problem. You will need to replace the grill's Hose/Regulator Assembly, because the regulator is partially locked up. You can pickup one at any home center or hardware store that sell gas grills and accessories for about $30.00. Take your old one with you for comparison purposes.

Hope this helped you to troubleshot and solve the problem. Happy Grilling!!

Jun 20, 2011 | Ducane 30400042 (LP)

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Low temperature Only hitting 300 degrees Has gas It's warm outside as well


Two problems - Two Solutions: Turn the LP tank valve to OFF. Disconnect the grill hose from the tank and do not reinstall for 5 minutes. After the 5 minutes, reconnect the hose to the tank and turn the tak valve ON VERY, VERY SLOWLY (slow motion, slow). When the tank valve is fully open, light the burner farthest from the tank and turn the flame height to HIGH? Does the flame height look correct? If so, light the remaining burners the same way. If all the flame heights appear to be normal for the highest setting, you've solved the problem.

Second problem & solution: The grill thermometer may be incorrect (as they often are). If you don't have one, buy an inexpensive oven thermometer (that normally sits on the oven rack) and place it on the cooking grate of your grill, toward the front of the grill. Once in place, preheat your grill as you normally would with the hood closed and at about the 15 minute mark, compare the temperature on the two thermometers. If they're within a few degrees of each other, your grill thermometer is accurate. If the Oven thermometer reads higher (more than a few degrees), the grill's T-Stat is faulty.

Personally, I always use an oven thermometer on my grill when grilling or baking anything.

Hope this helped to solve your problem. Please let me know and Happy Grilling!

Mar 16, 2011 | Weber Genesis Silver B Grill

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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

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I have a natural gas hookup and my grill takes a long time to heaat up (15 minutes) and max degrees is 350 - 375. I found dust in the connection hose blew ut out. Also took grill apart and cleaned...


Unfortunately, that's the way it does on Natural Gas, in an outdoor environment. The reason being, Propane Gas burns cleaner and hotter than Natural Gas in an outdoor environment. Of course, on the plus side, you don't have to get tanks refilled. With that said, the thermometer on the grill may be faulty.

To test this theory, buy an inexpensive oven thermometer (the kind that can be placed on an oven rack) and place inside the grill, when you're preheating it with the lid closed. Once you grill thermometer reaches 350 degrees, open the grill hood and compare it the two temperature readings. If the oven thermometer is reading significantly higher, then you no the grill thermometer is faulty.

Hope this helps you get back up to temperature.

Mar 02, 2011 | Weber SPIRIT E-210 (NG)

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It will only heat to 350 degrees, but the gage goes up to 700 degrees. In other words, how high can you get the temperature to with all burners on high? Thanks, Ron


LP or NG, all burners on high, top closed, out of the high winds (if any) 500+ degrees in 10 - 15 minutes. If not, double check temperture with a secondatry temperture device. If it an old unit, could be gas lines partially cloged. What size of flames come off of the burnes and what are the colors (AT THE BURNER, IN THE MIDDLE OF FLAME, AND AT THE TIP OF THE FLAME.). The olors will indicate the gas / oxyen mixture and therfore heating efficency and templture.)
Yellow is lowest - flame tip light blue almost imvisible is hotest.

Apr 16, 2010 | Char-Broil Commercial Stainless Steel...

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Gas flow


Your regulater connected on tank has a shut down safety inside of it. disconnect tank hookup, then reconnect, always open tank valve slowely when you open to fast regulator thinks there is a leak and starts shutting down valve to slow leak. Opening slowely will solve your problem.

Aug 17, 2009 | Weber Genesis Silver B Grill

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I can't find anything in the instructions on the length of time it would take to cook a turkey. Only the temp. of he meat


This may be too late, but you can generally figure on about 20 minutes per pound at a grill temperature of around 300 degrees. This is where a good instant read meat thermometer is your best friend. Take the temp in the deepest part of the breast and in the deepest part of the thigh starting at about the 15 minutes per pound mark and then about every 15 minutes after that.

The reason you see so many comments on the temp of the bird rather than the cooking time is that some folks cook their birds at 200 - 225 degrees, and others at 275 - 300 degrees or even up to 325.

I cooked a 5.5 lb turkey breast yesterday and it was ready in about 90 minutes at about 300 degrees.

Good luck and good grilling!

Pat

Nov 27, 2008 | Grilling

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Temp


Not sure on your climate.
But a Holland grill cooks cooler in the coller months and Hotter in the hotter months. This type of grill doesn't reach a very high setting approx: 400 degrees. It might reach higher temperatures in the hotter weather 450-475 degrees.

Also, it has to shut down the same way every time you use your grill.

Here is a Tip to fix a grill that not getting hot:
1. Turn the gas valve knob off. then close LP tank valve knob.
2. Unscrew the plastic hose coupling knob from the LP tank. You may hear a slight "hissing" sound as pressure is released this is normal.
3.Wait a minute then screw the coupling knob back on to LP Tank.
4.With lid open.slowly open LP tank valve.
5.Relight the grill the proper way by turning gas valve knob to ON position while turning the igniter knob at the same time.
6.After you are sure the grill is lit preheat the grill for 30 minutes.

This was called purging the line or releasing the air out of the line.

Another thing your orifice could be clogged with spiders or dirt. If it is LP gas check to make sure your hose is not kinked.

Hollands are known for the slow cooking process and a Healthy way of cooking!

Apr 27, 2008 | Grilling

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REALLY long to preheat ...


I had the same problem; replace ignitor

Jan 16, 2008 | Dacor Preference PGR30SS Gas Kitchen Range

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