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Regulator freezing up

When I replaced the propane tank, the regulator began freezing up. I checked for leaks with no leaks detected. Disconnected and reconnect the tank and the problem still remains. The burners are lighting and have the correct color flame although there appears to be more aiy in the burners than before. What is the problem? Can I continue to use the grill?

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  • vito23 Jan 10, 2009

    brand new kenmore 3 burner grille with the side burner...sears assembled it, i got it home, hooked up a newly filled blue rhino tank, and all the burners lit, but the regulator iced up within minutes..also, ice formed on where the hose attaches to the burners...i am afrid the whole thing is gonna blow up on me. I checked for leaks with soapy water on all fittings and there are no leaks...

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Did you replace the regulater with a manufatures replacement for you grill or did you use an after market one? the reason i ask is because propane is very cold in liquid form and if your regulater allows more of the liguid to go to your burners than it should the moisture in the air will contact the outside of your regulater and freeze up on it. excessive propane would not change the color of the flame, however the i would check the burners to make sure that there are no blocked holes this would cause this to happen as well you are still safe to use the grill but cleaning the burners is a good idea. also there is a rating on the regulater make sure it matches the old one you replaced it with........good luck

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