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Starter knob difficult to turn

My starter know is getting harder and harder to turn. The other knobs turn fine. Is there a replacement part I can buy or can I just lubricate it somehow?

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  • Tim Grieb Jun 25, 2007

    Thanks

    WD40 didn't work. I also noticed that the knob won't push down like the others. Can I replace just the control or do I have to replace everything?

  • Tim Grieb Jun 25, 2007

    Thanks for the help Noggin. I'll get the replacement part from your link.

    Thanks again,

    Tim :)

  • bailey9 Apr 21, 2008

    I have the same starter valve problem on a Genesis. The starter knob is vitually frozen and no longer depresses to turn. WD 40 has had marginal but still unsatisfactory results. The two other valves loosened w/ WD40 and operate smoothly. I see there are 3rd party aftermarket valves offered. Is this a threaded connection that is easily changed?

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Best thing to try is a bit of WD40 or similar penetrating oil first, and work the knob a little. Usually this would solve the problem. If not, please ask again and we can try to source spares. Hope this helps :)

Posted on Jun 24, 2007

  • Anonymous Jun 25, 2007

    You should just be able to replace the sticky control - if you can remove it yourself then you may be able to see a way to open it up and maybe clean up the problem, although usually these are not designed to be opened.

    If you need a replacement;
    http://www.weber.com/bbq/pub/shop/finder...

    Apparently their customer support is quite good so you should find a solution direct from them - please ask aagin if not as there are other dealers who sell spares as well as whole grills.

    Good luck :)

  • Anonymous Jun 25, 2007

    p.s. if you can remove the offending part and post me a photo I may have some ideas of what you could do yourself, although a replacement is likely to be better.

    If Weber don't help you out then these controls are fairly standard across many manufacturers so we should be able to find you one that works, hopefully that will fit where the old one went without the trouble of modifying anything.

    :)

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