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I have a weber genisis gas grill. the front burner lights but when i turn on the gas to the middle and rear burners the front dies and nothing from the front. i used it 3 weeks ago with no problem.

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Hi,
Your problem could be or probably is with the regulator...not enough gaspressure...

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