GPT1813G ENG UM _revised by 071812_
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MODEL# GPT1813G
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Portable Gas Barbecue Grill
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WARNING
Improper installation,
adjustment, alteration, service or
maintenance can cause injury or
property damage.
Read the installation,
operation and maintenance
instructions thoroughly before
installing or servicing this
equipment.
DANGER
Failure to follow these
instructions could result in fire
or explosion that could cause
property damage, personal
injury or death.
DANGER
DO NOT use gas grill for indoor
cooking or heating. TOXIC
fumes can accumulate and
cause asphyxiation. DO NOT
use in or on boats or
recreational vehicles.
PROP 65 WARNING
Chemicals known to the state of
California to cause cancer, birth
defects or other reproductive
harm are created by the
combustion of propane.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
IF YOU ARE ASSEMBLING THIS UNIT FOR SOMEONE
ELSE, GIVE THIS MANUAL TO HIM OR HER TO SAVE FOR
FUTURE REFERENCE.
FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE, EMAIL TO
SERVICE@BBQTEK.COM OR
CALL 1-877-885-8227 (TOLL-FREE),
7:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. (PST), MONDAY-FRIDAY.
WARNING
FOR YOUR SAFETY:
For Outdoor Use Only
(outside any enclosure)
Printed in China
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Grill Operation 1-2-3
Before Grilling
Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
Keep your grill a safe distance away from your property.*
Always perform a Leak Test on all connections. *
Keep children away from the grill.
During Grilling
(To avoid tripping safety valves, please follow these instructions carefully.)
Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
First open lid and turn gas tank on slowly.
Turn only one knob on at a time when lighting up the grill.
This appliance will be hot during and after use. Use insulated oven mitts or gloves for
protection from hot surface or splatter from cooking liquids.
After Grilling
Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
Always burn grill for 10-15 minutes to burn off food residues after use.
Wait until the grill is completely cooled before closing lid.
Clean up grease build-up to avoid grease fire, and cover your grill to prevent rust.
* Please refer to the owner’s manual for details.
DANGER
WARNING
1. Do not store or use gasoline
or other flammable liquids
or vapor in the vicinity of this
or any other appliance.
2. An LP cylinder not
connected for use shall not
be stored in the vicinity of
this or any other appliance.
3. Do not fill the gas cylinder
beyond maximum fill-line.
4. Never allow oil or grease to
get hotter than 400℉ or 200
℃. If the temperature
exceeds 400℉ (200℃) or if
oil begins to smoke.
Immediately turn the burner
or gas supply off.
If you smell gas:
1.
2.
3.
4.
1.
Shut off gas to the appliance. 2.
Extinguish any open flame.
Open lid.
If odor continues, keep away
from the appliance and
3.
immediately call your gas
supplier or your fire
department.
4.
5. Heated liquids remain at
scalding temperature long
after the cooking process.
Never touch cooking
appliance until liquids have
cooled to 115℉ (45℃) or
less.
DANGER
Never operate this appliance
unattended.
Never operate this appliance
within 10 ft (3 m) of any
structure, combustible material
or other gas cylinder.
Never operate this appliance
within 25 ft (7.5 m) of any
flammable liquid.
If a fire should occur, keep away
from the appliance an
immediately call your fire
department. Do not attempt to
extinguish an oil or grease fire
with water.
Failure to follow the instructions above could result in fire explosion or burn hazard
which could cause property damage, personal injury or death.
This instruction manual contains important information necessary for the proper
assembly and safe use of the appliance.
Read and follow all warnings and instructions before assembling and using the appliance.
Follow all warnings and instructions when using the appliance.
(Always keep this manual for convenient future reference).
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Table of Contents
For Your Safty ........................................................................................................4
Illustrated Part List.................................................................................................6
Hardware List..........................................................................................................7
Assembly Instructions.......................................................................................8-11
Operating Your Grill..............................................................................................12
Connecting Gas Cylinder......................................................................................12
Checking for Leaks................................................................................................12
Lighting Your Grill.................................................................................................12
Excess Flow Safety Valve Reset Procedure.......................................................14
Care and Maintenance...........................................................................................14
Troubleshooting.....................................................................................................15
Warranty Program...................................................................................................16
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For Your Safety
Dear Valued Customer,
Congratulations on your new barbecue grill purchase! You’ve made the right choice. In this manual, you will find
assembly instructions, suggestions for grilling and helpful hints, as well as guidelines for the safe operation, proper care
and use of your grill. Our expert staff strives to provide you with an easy-to-assemble product. Should you have any
questions or problems with this product, please call our customer service department at 1-877-885-8227
7:00 am – 4:00 pm (PST), Monday through Friday.
NOTE: The use and installation of this product must conform to local codes. In the absence of local codes, with either
the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54, Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases, ANSI/NFPA 58,
Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code, CSA B149.1, Propane Storage and Handling, CSA B149.2, or the Standard for
Recreational Vehicles, ANSI A119.2/NFPA 1192, and the Recreational Vehicle Code, CSA Z240 RV series, as applicable.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS PRIOR TO ASSEMBLY AND USE.
Safety First!
Read and understand all warnings and precautions prior to operating your grill.
WARNING
1. Cylinders must be stored outdoors out of the reach of children and must not be stored in a building, garage or any other
enclosed area.
2. The use of alcohol, prescription or non-prescription drugs may impair an individual’s ability to properly
assemble or safely operate this appliance.
3. Always open the grill lid carefully and slowly as heat and steam trapped within the grill could cause severe burns.
4. Always place your grill on a hard and level surface far away from combustible materials and structures. An
asphalt or blacktop surface may not be acceptable for this purpose.
5. Do not leave a lit grill unattended.
6. Keep children and pets away from the grill at all times.
7. Do not use the grill in high winds.
8. This grill must be used with propane gas only (propane gas cylinder not included).
9. Do not attempt to attach this grill to the self-contained propane system of a camper, trailer, motor home or house.
10. Do not use charcoal or lighter fluid.
11. Do not use gasoline, kerosene or alcohol for lighting. The LP-gas supply cylinder must be constructed and
marked in accordance with the specifications for LP-gas cylinder of the US Department of Transportation (DOT) or the
Standard for Cylinders, Spheres and Tubes for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods, CAN/CSA-B339.
12. This outdoor gas appliance is not intended to be installed in or on recreation vehicles and/or boats.
13. Do not attempt to move the grill while it is lit.
14. Do not use the grill unless it is COMPLETELY assembled and all parts are securely fastened and tightened.
15. Keep combustible items and surfaces at least 50 inches (127 cm) away from the grill at all times. DO NOT use this gas
grill or any gas product under any overhead enclosure or near any unprotected combustible constructions.
16. Do not use in an explosive atmosphere. Keep grill area clear and free from combustible materials,
gasoline and other flammable vapors and liquids.
17. Do not attempt to use or assemble with missing or damaged parts. Contact customer service for replacement part.
18. Storage of an appliance indoor is permissible only if the cylinder is disconnected and removed from the appliance.
19. This appliance is not intended for and should never be used as a heater.
20. Do not place empty cooking vessel on the appliance while in operation. Use caution when placing anything in cooking
vessel while the appliance is in operation.
Safe Locations For Use Of This Outdoor Grill
DANGER
Never use this outdoor grill inside any building, garage, shed or breezeway, or inside any boat, trailer or recreational
vehicle to prevent a possible fire and to prevent the possibility of carbon monoxide poisoning or asphyxiation.
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WARNINGS
Do not use this appliance under overhead combustible surface or covered area (e.g., awnings, umbrellas, porches or
gazeboes).
Always confirm that this grill is not positioned under the overhang of a house, a garage
6feet
50 inches
or other structure before lighting it. An overhang will serve to deflect flare-ups and
radiated heat into the structure itself, which could result in a fire.
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Always confirm that this grill is positioned more than 50 inches (127 cm) away
from any combustible materials or surface before lighting it, and that no gasoline
or other volatile substances are stored in the vicinity of this grill.
(see diagram to right). The temperature of a grease fire or of the radiated heat
might otherwise be sufficient to ignite nearby combustible or volatile substances.
50 inches
6feet
Always locate this grill where there will be ample combustion and ventilation air. Do not obstruct the flow of combustion and
ventilation air, but never position it in the direct path of a strong wind.
Never allow the grill to operate while unattended to prevent uncontrolled grease fires from erupting.
Never attempt to move this grill while it is in operation or while it is still hot to prevent possible personal injury.
Never store or use gasoline or other flammable or volatile substances in the vicinity of this grill or in the vicinity of any other
heat-generating appliance because of the danger of starting a fire.
Always confirm that the installation of this grill conforms with the requirements of all local codes or, in the absence of
applicable local codes, with either the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54, Storage and Handling of Liquefied
Petroleum Gases, ANSI/NFPA 58, Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code, CSA B149.1, Propane Storage and
Handling, CSA B149.2, or the Standard for Recreational Vehicles, ANSI A119.2/NFPA 1192, and the Recreational Vehicle
Code, CSA Z240 RV series, as applicable.
DANGER – Gas Safety
Liquid propane (LP) gas is flammable and hazardous if handled improperly. Become aware of its characteristics before
using any propane product.
• Propane Characteristics: Flammable, explosive under pressure, heavier than air and settles in pools in low
areas.
• In its natural state, propane has no odor. For your safety, an odorant has been added.
• Contact with propane could cause freeze burns to the skin.
• This grill is shipped from the factory for propane gas use only.
• Never use a propane cylinder with a damaged body, valve, collar or footing.
• Dented or rusted propane cylinders may be hazardous and should be checked by your propane gas supplier.
CAUTION
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It is essential to keep the grill’s valve compartment, burners and circulating air passages clean.
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Inspect the grill before each use.
Step 1. Inspect all connections and make certain they are secure.
Step 2. Check and clean the burner venturi tubes for insects and insect nests by removing the burner and inserting a
bottle brush cleaner into each tube to make sure the passage is clear.
*** A clogged tube can lead to a fire beneath the grill. ***
Step 3. Ensure that the valve nozzle is pointing straight and completely inserted into the venturi tube.
GENERAL INFORMATION
1. A propane gas cylinder is required for operation.
2. This gas grill is NOT intended for commercial use.
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Illustrated Parts List
Part
Description
QTY
Part
Description
QTY
Part
Description
QTY
A
Lid handle
1 PC
F
Heat plate
1 PC
K
Right handle
1 PC
B
Lid
1 PC
G
Burner
1 PC
L
Body assembly
1 PC
C
Upper hinge
2 PCS
H
Regulator
1 PC
M
Left leg
1 PC
D
Lower hinge
2 PCS
I
Heat plate support
2 PCS
N
Right leg
1 PC
E
Cooking grid
1 PC
J
Left handle
1 PC
O
Grease cup
1 PC
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Hardware List
AA: 1 PC
BB: 14 PCS
CC: 14 PCS
Wrench
M5 × 10 Bolt
DD: 14 PCS
EE: 14 PCS
FF: 1 PCS
Flat Washer
M5 Nut
M6 x 7 Bolt
M5 Spring washer
GG: 7 PCS
HH: 7 PCS
II: 6 PCS
M6 Spring washer
Flat washer
M6 Nut
KK: 2 PCS
LL: 2 PCS
JJ: 1 PC
Screw driver
R pin
Lid pin
Hardware listed above is not scaled to exact size.
(A screwdriver is required on assembly and is included for your convenience).
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Assembly Instructions
Remove all contents from the carton packaging. Make sure all parts are present before attempting assembly. Once the grill
is fully assembled, go back and check to make certain all the bolts are secure. Tighten again using the screwdriver
provided if necessary.
Estimated Assembly Time: 20 minutes.
Step 1
a)
Align the holes on the right back side of body
assembly (L) with the holes on the lower hinge (D).
b) Insert one bolt (BB) into the pre-drilled hole, sealing it
with one flat washer (DD) one spring washer (CC) and
one nut (EE).
c) Repeat the procedure for the left back side of body
assembly.
d) Go back and tighten all the bolts using the screwdriver
provided.
BB
M5 × 10 Bolt
4 PCS
DD
Flat washer
4 PCS
CC
M5 Spring washer
4 PCS
EE
M5 Nut
4 PCS
Step 2
a)
Insert the venturi side of the burner
(G) through the hole on the right side
of body.
b) Align the pre-drilled hole under the
burner with the hole on the bottom of
body.
c) Insert one flat washer (HH), one
spring washer (GG) and one bolt (FF)
into the pre-drilled hole.
d) Tighten the bolt using the screwdriver
provided.
e) Screw the regulator valve (H) into the
threaded venturi tube of the burner.
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HH
Flat washer
1 PC
GG
Spring washer
1 PC
FF
M6 × 7 Bolt
1 PC
Step 3
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
Align the holes on the left side of the
firebox with the holes on the heat plate
support (I).
Insert the bolts on left handle (J) into each
pre-drilled hole and seal one flat washer
(HH), one spring washer (GG), and one
nut (II) in sequence.
Repeat the procedure for the right handle
(K) and another heat plate support (I) with
the right side of the firebox.
Go back and tighten all the nuts using the
wrench provided.
Insert the ignition cable into the
electrode underneath the firebox. (See
the figure to right).
HH
Flat washer
4 PCS
GG
Spring washer
4 PCS
II
M6 Nut
4 PCS
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Insert the ignition cable into the electrode
underneath the firebox.
Step 4
a)
Align the holes on the lower right front side
and lower right back side of the body
assembly with the holes on the right leg (N).
b) Insert one bolt (BB) into each pre-drilled
hole and seal it with one flat washer (DD),
one spring washer (CC) and one nut (EE).
c) Repeat the procedure for the left leg (M).
d) Go back and tighten all the bolts using the
screwdriver provided.
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BB
M5 × 10 Bolt
8 PCS
DD
Flat washer
8 PCS
CC
M5 Spring washer
8 PCS
EE
M5 Nut
8 PCS
E
Step 5
a)
b)
Place the heat plate (F) on the heat plate
support.
Place the cooking grid (E) upon the heat
plate and make certain the cooking grid is
clipped by the fastener.
F
Step 6
a)
Step 7
a)
Insert the pre-attached bolts on the lid handle
(A) into the holes on the front of the lid and seal
with one flat washer (HH), one spring washer
(GG),and one nut (II).
b) Align the holes on the back side of lid with the
holes on the upper hinge (C).
c) Insert one bolt (BB) into each pre-drilled hole
and seal with one flat washer (DD), one spring
washer (CC) and one nut (EE).
d) Go back and tighten all the bolts using the
screwdriver provided.
BB
M5 × 10 Bolt
2 PCS
DD
Flat washer
2 PCS
CC
M5 Spring washer
2 PCS
EE
M5 Nut
2 PCS
HH
Flat washer
2 PCS
GG
Spring washer
2 PCS
II
M6 Nut
2 PCS
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Insert the grease cup (O) into the two guides underneath
the grill and push forward until it is in place.
Step 8
a)
Align the holes of the upper hinges on the back of the lid with
the holes of the lower hinges on the back of the body.
b) Insert one lid pin (LL) into each hole.
c) Insert one R pin (KK) into the hole on the front of the lid pin.
Step 9
a)
Screw the gas cylinder clockwise into the thread underneath the
regulator valve until it is in place.
b) Make certain the connection is secure and conduct the leak test on
page 12.
Fully Assembled View
Left Side
Right Side
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Operating the Grill
CAUTION:
Use only the regulator provided. If a replacement is necessary, call our customer service center. The use of
unauthorized parts can create an unsafe condition and environment.
Connect gas cylinder
The propane gas supply cylinder to be used must be constructed and marked in accordance with the
Specifications for LP-gas Cylinders of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Only cylinders marked
‘’propane’’ must be used. Use only 1-pound (16.4 oz) cylinders equipped with a cylinder connection device
compatible with the connection for outdoor cooking appliances. The propane cylinder must be arranged for vapor
withdrawal. If the appliance is not in use, the gas cylinder must be disconnected. Storage of an appliance indoors
is permissible ONLY if the cylinder is disconnected and removed from the appliance. Cylinders must be stored
outdoors out of the reach of children and must not be stored in a building, garage, or any other enclosed area.
Your cylinder must never be stored where temperatures can reach over 125°F. Before connection, be sure that
there is no debris caught in the head of the gas cylinder, head of the regulator valve, or in the head of the burner
and burner ports. Connect regulator valve and hand-tighten firmly. Disconnect the propane cylinder from
the regulator valve when the grill is not in use. DO NOT obstruct the flow of combustion air and ventilation
air to the grill.
DANGER: A fire causing death or serious injury may occur if the following is not followed exactly:
Never store or use gasoline or other volatile substances in the vicinity of this grill.
Never store a spare propane cylinder in the vicinity of this grill, or in the vicinity of another
potential heat source.
Never refill a disposable cylinder.
DANGER
To prevent fire or explosion hazard when testing for a leak:
1. Always perform the leak test on page 10 before lighting the grill and each time the cylinder is connected for use.
2. Do not smoke or allow other sources of ignition in the area while conducting a leak test.
3. Conduct the leak test outdoors in a well-ventilated area.
4. Do not use matches, lighters or a flame to check for leaks.
5. Do not use grill until all leaks have been stopped. If you are unable to stop a leak, disconnect the propane supply, call
for gas appliance service or your local propane gas supplier.
Checking for Leaks
1. Make two to three oz. of leak solution by mixing one part liquid dishwashing soap with three parts water.
2. Make sure control knobs are in the “OFF” position.
3. Spray some solution on the tank valve up to the regulator connection.
4. Inspect the solution at the connections for bubbles. If no bubbles appear, the connection is secure.
5. If bubbles appear, you have a leak. Go to step 6.
6. Disconnect the regulator from the tank and reconnect. Make sure the connection is secured.
7. Retest with solution.
8. If you continue to see bubbles, replace the cylinder.
Lighting Your Grill
DANGER: Failure to open lid while igniting the grill’s burners or not waiting five minutes to allow gas to clear if the
grill does not light, may result in an explosion, which could cause serious bodily injury or death.
WARNING: To prevent possible bodily injury, never stand with your head directly over the grill when preparing to
light the main burners.
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Main Burner
1. Open lid while lighting burners.
2.
3.
4.
5.
WARNING: Attempting to light the burner with the lid closed may cause an explosion. Make sure there are no
obstructions of airflow to the gas unit. Spiders and insects can nest and clog the burner/
venturi tube at the orifice. A clogged burner tube can lead to a fire beneath the appliance. 1) Push down
2) Turn counterclockwise to “on”
All valves must be in the “OFF” position.
3) Turn clockwise to ”off”
Turn gas supply "ON" by connecting propane cylinder to regulator inlet fitting.
Press and turn the control knob to “HIGH” then press the igniter button immediately.
After lighting observe the burner flame, make sure all burner ports are lighted-a blue/yellow flame of one to two inches from the burner ports should appear.
(1) If ignition does not take place, press the igniter button two to three times.
(2) If ignition still does not take place, turn the burner control knob to the “OFF” position.
Wait five minutes with lid open for the gas to clear and repeat the lighting procedure.
Adjust valve knob to desired cooking temperature.
Using the Lighting Stick to Light the Burners
1. Insert a match into the end of the lighting stick and light it.
2. Once lit, place the flame through the hole on left side of grill body to reach
the burner ports. (see diagram to right).
3. Push and turn control knob to “HIGH” setting. After lighting observe the burner flame, make
sure all burner ports are lighted--a blue/yellow flame of one to two inches from the burner ports
should appear.
(1) If ignition does not take place, press the igniter button two to three times.
(2) If ignition still does not take place, turn the burner control knob to the “OFF” position.
Wait five minutes with lid open for the gas to clear and repeat the lighting procedure.
4. Adjust burners to the desire cooking temperature.
Confirm that the burner is properly lit by agreeing with description below. If the flame pattern appears abnormal, consult the
troubleshooting guide on page 12 for corrective action.
2 in.
1 in.
0 in.
FIG. A
Observe flame height when lit:
Flame should be a blue/yellow color between 1 to 2 inches high.
FIG. B
FIG. C
.
Normal: Soft blue flames with yellow tips
between I inch - 2 inches high.
Out of adjustment: Noisy hard blue
flames – too much air.
Poor combustion: Wavy, yellow
flames- too little air.
Flare-ups:
“Flare-ups” sometimes occur when food drippings fall onto the hot heat plate or burner and ignite. Some flaring is normal and
desirable as it helps impart the unique flavors associated with grilled foods. Controlling the intensity of the flare-ups is
necessary, however, in order to avoid burned or unevenly cooked foods and to prevent the possibility of accidental fire.
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WARNING: Always monitor the grill closely when cooking and turn the flame level down (LOW) or OFF if flareups intensify.
Shutting off the burner:
Always turn the valve knob clockwise all the way to the “LOCK OFF’’ position.
Promptly disconnect the propane cylinder.
Excess flow safety valve reset procedure
A sudden shut off of the gas flow typically occurs if you open the LP tank valve rapidly.
This procedure is effective with all LP tank sizes.
To ensure the procedure is performed safely and successfully, please carefully follow the instructions below.
1.
Turn the regulator valve to the “LOCK OFF” position.
2.
Disconnect the LP tank from the regulator valve.
3.
Open the lid of the grill.
4.
Turn regulator valve to HIGH.
Wait at least one minute.
5.
6.
Turn the regulator valve to the “LOCK OFF” position.
7.
Wait for at least five minutes.
8.
Re-connect the LP tank to the regulator valve.
9.
With the lid open, turn the regulator valve to the high position and light the grill.
10. Observe stainless steel plate when lit: It should feel warm after five to ten seconds and the color of the stainless steel
plate should turn red in two to three minutes.
11. If the grill does not light, turn the regulator valve to the “LOCK OFF” position and disconnect the LP tank. Then contact
the customer service center for further assistance.
Care and Maintenance
IMPORTANT
Always allow to completely cool off before covering your grill to prevent corrosion from condensation.
Caution: All cleaning and maintenance should be done when the grill is cool, with the fuel supply turned off at the
control dial and the propane cylinder disconnected. DO NOT clean any grill part in a self-cleaning oven. The extreme
heat will damage the finish.
Cleaning the Burner Assembly
Burning off the grill after every use (approx. 15 minutes) will keep excessive food residue from building up.
Recommended cleaning materials Mild dishwashing liquid detergent
Hot water
Nylon cleaning pad
Heat Resistant Acrylic brush
Paper clip
Putty knife/scraper
Compressed air
DO NOT use cleaners that contain acid, mineral spirits or xylene.
Outside surfaces
Use a mild dishwashing detergent and hot water solution to clean. Rinse thoroughly with water.
Inside surfaces
If the inside surface of the grill lid has the appearance of peeling paint, baked-on grease has turned to carbon and is
flaking off. Clean thoroughly with a strong solution of detergent and hot water. Rinse with water and allow it to
completely dry.
Interior of grill bottom – Remove residue using brush, scraper and/or cleaning pad. Wash with a dishwashing
detergent and hot water solution. Rinse with water and let dry.
Cooking Grids – The stainless steel plate grates have a glass-like composition that should be handled with care.
Use a mild dishwashing detergent or baking soda and hot water solution. Non-abrasive scouring powder can be
used on stubborn stains. Rinse with water.
Heat Plates – Clean residue with wire brush and wash with soapy water. Rinse with water.
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Possible Cause
Prevention/Cure
Burner will not light using a match.
No gas flow.
Check if propane tank is empty. If empty, replace.
If propane tank is not empty, refer to “Excess
flow safety valve reset procedure”.
.
Obstruction of gas flow.
Clear burner tube.
Disengagement of burner to valve.
Reengage burner and valve.
Spider webs or insect nest in venturi.
Clean venturi.
Burner ports clogged or blocked.
Clean burner ports.
Burner ports are clogged or blocked.
Clean burner ports.
New burner may have residual
manufacturing oils.
Burn grill for 15 minutes with the lid closed.
Spider webs or insect nest in venturi
Clean venturi.
Food residue, grease or seasoning
salt on burner.
Clean burner.
Poor alignment of valve to burner
venturi.
Ensure burner venturi is properly engaged
with valve.
High or gusting winds.
Turn front of grill to face wind or increase
flame height.
Low on propane gas.
Replace or refill propane tank.
Excess flow valve tripped.
Refer to the “Excess flow safety valve
reset procedure”.
Grease buildup.
Clean grill.
Excessive fat in meat.
Trim fat from meat before grilling.
Excessive cooking temperature.
Adjust (lower) temperature accordingly.
Grease trapped by food buildup
around burner system.
Turn knob OFF. Disconnect propane
cylinder. Leave lid in closed position and let
fire burn out. After grill cools, remove and
clean all parts.
Flashback [fire in burner tubes].
Burner and /or burner tubes are
blocked.
Clean burner and/or burner tube.
Inside of lid is peeling –
like paint peeling.
Carbon build up.
Baked on grease buildup has turned to carbon
and is flaking off. Clean thoroughly.
Burner accidentally extinguished.
Tank empty.
Check to see if tank is empty. If empty, replace.
If tank is not empty refer to section “Excess flow
safety valve reset procedure”.
Obstruction of gas flow.
Clear burner tube.
Irregular heat pattern.
Sudden drop in gas flow or heat.
Flare-up.
Persistent grease fire.
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Warranty Program
Proof of purchase is required to access this warranty program, which is in effect from the date of purchase. If unable to
provide proof of purchase or after the warranty has expired, customers will be subject to parts, shipping and handling fees.
Full 30-Day Warranty
Any missing parts can be replaced at no charge within 30 days from the date of purchase with a valid proof of purchase.
Limited Warranty
1-Year Limited Warranty on stainless steel tube burners.
1-Year Limited Warranty on all parts in regards to damage affecting the operation of the gas grill.
Warranty Provisions:
- This warranty is non-transferable and does not cover failures due to misuse or improper installation or maintenance.
- This warranty is for replacement of defective parts only. We are not responsible for incidental or consequential
damages or labor costs.
- This warranty does not cover chips and scratches of porcelain or painted surfaces, nor does it cover corrosion or
discoloration due to misuse, lack of maintenance, hostile environment, accidents, alterations, abuse or neglect.
- This warranty does not cover damage caused by heat, abrasive and chemical cleaners, resulting in chipped porcelain
enamel parts or any damage to other components used in the installation or operation of the gas grill.
If unable to provide proof of purchase or after the warranty has expired, customers will be subject to parts,
shipping and handling fees.
Some states (provinces) do not allow the limitation or exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the
above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also
have other rights that vary from state (province) to state (province).
If you have any questions related to the product or warranty, please visit our website at www.bbqtek.com , email us at
service@bbqtek.com or call our customer service center at 1-877-885-8227, 7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. (PST), Monday
through Friday.
Manufactured by:
Lucas BBQ Co., Ltd.
Room 507, Eking Building, Shida Rd.,
Liaobu Town, Dong Guan City,
Guangdong, China.
Printed in China
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