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Flame near knob

The flame pops out near knob, then goes out to the main burner, very loud when this occurs

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Burners are clogged or defective and the flame is "backing up" which may have damaged your gas valves and/or ignitor. Try removing and cleaning the burners with a wire brush or if under warranty, have nexgrill replace them all.

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