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Middle burner looks ok but has huge yellow flame

I bought a used genesis three burner. The outside burners burn with a nice blue flame, but the center burner burns tall and yellow. The center burner has been replaced, as it looks much newer than the outside burners. I purchased a new burner set, but I am not sure the burner is the problem. The center burner holes were on the bottom, so I turned it over so the holes were on top, and that didn't help. I tried adjusting the air intakes, and that made little difference. I suspect the previous owner had this problem and tried to fix it by replacing the middle burner. This apparently didn't fix it, so he gave it to the Salvation Army where I bought it. What should I do next? Do need a new manifold? Can a fix the center valve?

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Sounds to me like the new burner that was put on, has the wrong gas orifice in it. Possibly a nat gas orifice instead of a propane orifice. If it's a propane grill, take it to your local propane co and have them look at it. Also, sometimes just a spiderweb or dirt dobber nest in the burner's venturi tube can cause that kind of problem. Blow it out with an air compressor and see if that's the problem.

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