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Gas Grill regulator freeze

I replaced an empty propane tank with a new full one and when I restarted the grill the regulator froze (as in cold) and shut down the flow of gas. I had to spray water on the outside of the regulator to get it to work so I could finish cooking. Bad regulator?

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  • nwinberry Jun 23, 2008

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    Thanks for the advise

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Yes you need to replace the regulator it sounds as if the vent is plugged.

Hope this helps

Posted on Jun 22, 2008

The regulator probably was not the problem (but it may be a problem now).
Your newly filled propane tank was most likely overfilled as this will cause regulator frosting and also damage.
You should return the propane cylinder to where you filled it and explain to them the problem.
You should also replace your regulator now as it may have been damaged by the freezing.

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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