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Only 1 half of the element works with both valves on. We bought this bbq off of craigslist. it had never been used. Rock were still in the bag and the grilles have never been used.

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By "element" you mean the burner? each valve will control one side of the burner but if unused for so long it is Very likely the orifices and valve (small cavity behind orifice when installed) are plugged. Although not common in general this is fairly common in barbecues unused for long. small insects can crawl inside the orifice hole to live in the valve and sometimes packing grease gets hard in the tiny orifice opening.

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Remove grey plastic cover by removing two screws inside cooking area, then pop handle off valve, undo nuts to release valve body, carefully remove two screws in body, watch out for spring!
Take the small hexagon jet out of other end, find a small straight item that will pass through hole where jet was, tap the internal part out of the main body , clean everything up, probably carbon on it! Apply a tiny bit of oil to the plug you tapped out, avoid the tiny hole in plug! Now reverse the strip down, making sure that the valve goes back together the right way and still turns through right sequence! Normal cause of it sticking is not pushing it in whilst turning off!
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