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Webber grill burners will not go beyond just starting and I used it a week ago and no problem. I put a new gas tank on and the same. Genesis silver unit

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This should fixya up.

  1. Turn off the gas at the propane tank
  2. Disconnect the gas line from the tank
  3. Open the grill lid
  4. Turn all control valves to high
  5. Wait for about a minute
  6. Turn all control valves to off
  7. Reconnect the gas line to the tank
  8. SLOWLY turn on the gas at the tank
  9. Light the grill normally
Your grill should now heat normally

Posted on Nov 10, 2010

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