20 Most Recent Kenmore Elite 900 sq. in. Cooking Area Gas Grill 16690\17690 Questions & Answers

I have had this happen & it is because your tube is clogged with a spiders web, I can about guarentee it; this happened to me 2 years in a row. Simply turn off the propane & disconnect the tank.....take off the grill grate & flame hood ....remove the tube & look inside it & see if its clogged....clean & put it back & everything should be fine.

Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Jul 16, 2014

I just got off the phone with Grand Hall USA and spoke with Tameka. When Sears asks them to make things like this, they send them a couple samples. At the time of this email, Grand Hall has 6 of these left in stock with (I would assume) no replacements on the horizon.

The number is 214-550-8031 and they run $74 plus shipping. I hope this helps you all out. It took me a week of searching, but we got it done........thanks.

Rollo T.

Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Jun 29, 2012

You can view/download the manual here.

Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Oct 05, 2011

First, since it's a Sears house brand, I'd start online with Sears Parts Central. Depending on which parts you're looking for, you can also try Appliance Factory Parts http://www.appliancefactoryparts.com/gasgrillparts/brands/kenmore/

Keep in mind, Kenmore doesn't manufacture anything. It's just a house brand name for Sears appliances. Actually NexGrill manufactures the Kenmore Grill line. So contacting them 800.913.8999 is also a possible source for parts.

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Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Sep 20, 2011


Your problem could be or probably is with the regulator...not enough gas pressure...

Propane, LP, or Natural Gas Regulator Problems


Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Feb 01, 2011

Relace your propane regulator, they do go bad form sitting around, had the same problem you have. you should be able to disconnect from the grill, turn on the regulator and smell the propane, if not it's bad.

Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Oct 19, 2010

The ignition module must be replaced.
Check the battery first and make sure it is fresh.

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Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Sep 30, 2010

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Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Sep 06, 2010

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You problem could be or probably is with the regulator...not enough gas pressure...

Propane, LP, or Natural Gas Regulator Problems


Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Sep 05, 2010

Either the burner or the line to burner could be sooted or dirty

Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Apr 19, 2010

check thermo coupling., its purpose is to keep heat at flame area-helps keep flame lit,like a pilot light... clean it with a finger nail file LIGHTLY- or use sand paper LIGHTLY, just to clean surface..

Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Jan 14, 2010


This spark module has a feed back from each of burner igniters and when it senses the flame - it stops sparking.

Most likely you switched around the wires from the front burner igniters and the spark does not receive the right input.

If you turn on both front burners at the same time - does it stop sparking?
If it does, just switch the wires around

If it doesnt stop sparking, then

Check the electrical connection to the stove for possible reversed polarity and proper grounding.
Check all burner igniters for any damages (cracked or broken ceramic insulation).
Check all burners for proper assembly. Check if the burner cap is in place on every burner.
Clean all burner igniters, using a rubbing alcohol.

To check the burner ignitor switch

A good place to start would be the burner ignitor switches.Each burner control has a switch with two wires going to it. (One at a time) You can remove one wire from each switch to see if the sparking stops.If so then you have a shorted burner ignitor switch. Make sure the metal tip of the wire doesn’t touch you or ground.

Another possibility is a spilled liquid or a cleaning stuff could get inside a switch, causing a short.
Please leave me comment, if you need further assistance

Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Oct 31, 2009

try opening the tank very slowly. if you open it too quickly the overfill protection devise in the tank will restrict the gas flow to the burners. hope this helps.

Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Oct 14, 2009

Call 1-800-4MYHOME and request a brochure for that model. Then you can call the Parts line at the same number and order the parts you need.

The actual grill model number is 141-16690

Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Sep 08, 2009

close your burners up sounds like they are open to much also you make not have enough gas going to the grill, if this is your grill in the picture then you need a half inch line for it

Kenmore Elite... • Answered on Aug 23, 2009

A lot of Kenmore toe grilles (kick plates) are just snapped into place on both ends. The photo is from another Kenmore model but it might help on yours kickplate-undefined-undefined-0.png

Kenmore Grilling • Answered on Jan 16, 2020

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