OWNER’S MANUAL
VERTICAL LP GAS SMOKER
Made in / Hecho en CHINA
Distributed by Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
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Product code: 23672/0-05057329-4
Model:137.23672310
UPC code: 8605748940520
Date of purchase: _____/ _____/ _____
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CARBON MONOXIDE HAZARD
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WARNING
CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65
Burning wood chips gives off carbon
1. Combustion by-products produced when using
monoxide, which has no odor and can cause death. this product contain chemicals known to the State
DO NOT burn wood chips inside homes,
vehicles, tents, garages or any enclosed areas.
Use only outdoors where it is
well ventilated.
SMOKER OPERATION
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1. Pre-soak wood chips in water for at least 30
minutes.
This allows food drippings to go into the water bowl.
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2. Before starting unit, place 1-2 cups (0.24l-0.56l) of
of California to cause cancer, birth defects, and
other reproductive harm.
produced when using wood chips. Smoke will
wood chips in fl ame disk bowl. Never use more than
escape through seams and turn the inside of smoker
2 cups (0.56l) of wood chips at a time. Never use
2. This product contains chemicals, including lead
and lead compounds, known to the State of
California to cause cancer, birth defects or other
reproductive harm.
wood chunks.
black. This is normal.
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Opening smoker door causes heat to escape and
4. With protective gloves on, place water bowl in
may cause wood to fl are up. Closing the door will
position. Pour about 1 inch of water, juice, or vinegar
into water bowl. This will add fl avor and moisture to
re-stabilize the temperature and stop fl are up.
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food and prevent it from drying out.
close door, wait for wood chips to burn down then
open door again.
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Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new
BBQ Pro product is designed and manuactured for
years of dependable operation. But like all products, it
may require repair from time to time. That’s when having
a Repair Protection Agreement can save you money
and aggravation.
Purchase a Repair Protection Agreement now and
protect yourself from unexpected hossle and expense.
Here’s what the Repair Protection Agreement* includes:
Expert service by our 10,000 professional repair
specialists.
Unlimited service and no charge for parts and labor
on all covered repairs
Product replacement up to $1500 if your covered
product can't be fixed.
DIiscount of 25% from regular price of service and
related installed parts not covered by the agreement;
also, 25% off regular price of preventive maintenance
check.
When door is opened, sometimes a fl are up may
occur. Should wood chips fl are up immediately
5. Place cooking grates in smoker. Position food in
center.
REPAIR PROTECTION AGREEMENTS
Do not open smoker door unless necessary.
3. Follow lighting instructions to light smoker.
Wash your hands after handling this product.
Failure to follow these warnings and instructions properly could result in fire or explosion, which
could cause property damage, personal injury, or death.
This is a smoker. There will be a lot of smoke
Do not leave old wood in the fl ame disk bowl. Flame
Wood chips must be used in order to produce smoke
disk bowl should be cleaned out prior to each use to
and create the smoke flavor.
prevent ash buildup.
Food needs to be in the center of cooking racks.
Fast help by phonephone - we call it Rapid
Resolution - support from a Sears representative.
Think of us as a “talking owner’s manual”.
SAFE AND STORAGE MAINTENANCE
Once you purchase the Repair Protection Agreement, a
simple phone call is all that it takes for you to schedule
service. You can call anytime day or night, or schedule a
service appointment online.
The Repair Protection Agreement is a risk-free purchase. If
you cancel for any reason during the product warranty
period, we will provide a full refund. Or, a prorated refund
anytime after the product warranty period expires.
Purchase your Repair Protection Agreement today!
Some limitations and exclusions apply.For prices and
additional information in the U.S.A. call 1-800-827-6655.
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Inspect all hardware in assembled parts for
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tightness on a regular basis to insure unit is in safe
working condition.
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ALWAYS cover and store cold unit in a protected
area.
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Unit is made of steel and may rust over time. If
ALWAYS allow unit to cool completely before
rusting occurs on outside surfaces, clean area
handling.
with sand paper or steel wool, then cover with
Clean unit, including special surfaces such as
cooking grates with mild cleaning agents. Wipe
outside of unit with damp rag. DO NOT use oven
heat resistant paint.
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NEVER USE PAINT ON INSIDE SURFACES OF
UNIT.
cleaner.
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LIMITED WARRANTY
ASSEMBLY
STEP 13
STEP 14
When not in use, hang regulator/hose
(23) on body handle (8) as shownDŽ
Fasten the hose hook (23) on the right
front leg (25) with M5*10 (B) and M5Nut
(D).
BBQ PRO GRILL WARRANTY
One Year Full Warranty on BBQ Pro Grill
If this grill fails due to a defect in material or
workmanship within one year from the date
of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME® to
arrange for free repair (or replacement if
repair proves impossible).
PRE-SEASON INSTRUCTIONS
PRE-SEASON INSTRUCTIONS
PRE-SEASON
INSTRUCTIONS
Curing your smoker will rid the unit of chemicals and
Let the smoker burn for about 30 minutes.
oils left over by the manufacturing process allowing
Make sure temperature gets up to 400°F
(204°C).
them to burn off. Preseason smoker prior to first
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use.
Allow unit to cool completely.
Reapply light coat of cooking oil on the grilling
1.
Perform soapy water test (see pg. 3).
2.
Using a napkin or cloth, rub a light coat of
surface and inside of smoker door.
Relight smoker and burn the oil for 20
cooking oil on cooking grates and inside
Call Grill Service Center For Help and Parts
If you have questions or need assistance during
assembly, please call 1-888-577-9820. You will
be speaking to a representative of Grill
Manufacturer and not a Sears employee.
Limited Warranty on Burners
To order new parts call Sears at
1-800-4-MY-HOME®.
For one year from the date of purchase,
any burner that rusts through will be
replaced free of charge. After the first
year from the date of purchase, you pay
for labor if you wish to have it installed.
Product Record
IMPORTANT: Fill out the product record
information below.
All warranty coverage excludes grill part
paint loss, discoloration or rusting, which
are either expendable parts that can wear
out from normal use within the warranty
period, or are conditions that can be the
result of normal use, accident or improper
maintenance.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Model Number
Serial Number
See rating label on grill for serial number.
Date Purchased
All warranty coverage is void if this grill is
ever used for commercial or rental purposes.
All warranty coverage applies only if this grill
is used in the United States.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights,
and you may also have other rights which
vary from state to state.
minutes.
smoker door. Make sure water pan is in place
with NO WATER.
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Cure your smoker periodically to prevent
Fill flame disk bowl with 1-2 cups (0.24l-0.56l)
excessive rust.
Sears, Roebuck and Co.,
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
wood chips and light smoker. Close door.
SMOKER IS READY FOR USE
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DANGER
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If you smell gas:
1. Shut off gas to the appliance.
2.Extinguish any open flame.
3.Open/remove door.
4.If odor continues, keep away from the
appliance and immediately call your
Fire Department.
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DANGER
ASSEMBLY
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1.Never operate this appliance unattended.
2.Never operate this appliance within 10 feet (3m)
of any structure, combustible material or other
gas cylinder.
3.Never operate this appliance within 25 feet
(7.5m) of flammable liquids.
4.If fire should occur keep away from appliance
and immediately call your fire department.
Do not attempt to extinguish an oil grease
fire with water.
STEP 10
Hang matchstick (22) on side of
smoker body (1) as shown using
Carriage Bolt M5 (G) and M5 Nut (D).
FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN FIRE, EXPLOSION OR BURN
HAZARD, WHICH COULD CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
STEP11
! GENERAL WARNINGS AND SAFETY INFORMATION !
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Unit is for outdoor use only.
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Never use inside enclosed areas such as
patios,garages, buildings or tents.
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burner when lighting. Loose hair and clothing
may catch fire.
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with fully filled Water Bowl (10). Make sure
boats.
temperature gets up to 400°F (204°C).
Allow unit to cool below 115°F (46°C) before
moving or storing.
Avoid bumping or impacting unit.
This unit is HOT while in use and during cooling
process. Wear protective gloves/mitts.
Use of alcohol, prescription or non-prescription
drugs may impair user’s ability to properly
assemble or safely operate unit.
Never use glass,plastic or ceramic cookware in
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such as roof coverings, carports, awnings, or
overhangs.
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Never use unit as a heater.
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Maintain a minimum distance of 10ft (3m) from
overhead construction,walls, rails or other
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structures.
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Keep a minimum 10ft (3m) clearance of all
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combustible materials such as wood, dry plants,
grass , brush, paper, or canvas.
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Keep appliance clear and free from combustible
materials such as gasoline and other flammable
vapors and liquids.
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Use unit on a level, non-combustible, stable
surface such as dirt, concrete, brick or rock.
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Keep children and pets away from unit at all
times. Do NOT allow children to use unit.
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Pre-heat the unit for 30mins before first usage
Never use inside recreational vehicles or on
Never operate unit under overhead construction
Unit has an open flame. Keep hands, hair, and
face away from burner flame. Do NOT lean over
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Insert small hook end of grease
clip (18) all of the way up
through large hole in bottom of
smoker body (1).
Position grease cup (24) on
grease clip so it rests snugly.
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Grease cup is needed to collect
grease run-off.
Note:
Clip
may
require
adjustment to fit diameter of
container.
STEP 12
unit.
Do NOT allow anyone to conduct activities
around unit during or following its use until it has
cooled.
Accessory attachments not supplied by Sears
Manufacturing, Inc.are not recommended.
Never use unit for anything other than its
intended use. This unit is NOT for commercial
use.
Use in accordance with local, state and federal
fire codes.
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Slide cooking grates (12), onto
cooking grate supports (21).
Insert water bowl (10) into water
bowl holder (11) and slide water
bowl holder onto cooking grate
support (21).
Place flame disk bowl (9) into
smoker as shown.
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ASSEMBLY
STEP 7
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Insert temperature gauge (13) into
smoker door (2). Secure in place
with wing nut (F).
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STEP 8
Mount air damper (3) to smoker
body (1) using M6*12 (A) and
M6Nut (C).
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GENERAL WARNINGS AND SAFETY INFORMATION
Use 20LB (9kgs) gas cylinder that has protective
collar (cylinder not included with unit).
Installation of unit must conform with local codes or
in the absence of local codes, with National Fuel
Gas Code, ANSIZ223.1/NFPA 54, Storage and
Handling of Liquefi ed Petroleum Gasses,
ANSI/NFPA 58 or CSA B149.1, Natural Gas
Installation Code; Propane Storage and Handling,
CSA B149.2; or the Standard for Recreational
Vehicles, ANSI A119.2/NFPA 1192; and
Recreational Vehicle Code, CSA Z240 RV Series
as applicable.
LP gas cylinder being used must be constructed
and marked in accordance with specifi cations for
LP gas cylinders of the US Department of
Transportation (DOT) or the Standard for Cylinders,
Spheres and Tubes for the Transportation for
Dangerous Goods, CAN/CSA-B339.
Always perform soapy water test (see “Soapy
Water Test Instructions” in this manual) EVERY
TIME you use unit.
Before each use check all nuts, screws and bolts to
make sure they are tight and secure.
Before each use inspect gas hose for signs of
damage.
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Always disconnect gas cylinder from unit when not
in use.
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Never attach/disconnect gas cylinder, move or alter
gas fi ttings when unit is in operation.
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Never use gas cylinder if there is evidence of dents,
gouges, bulges, fi re damage, erosion, leakage,
STEP 9
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procedures.
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Keep fuel supply hose away from unit while in
operation.
Keep fuel supply hose away from any heated
surface.
Do NOT obstruct fl ow of combustion and
ventilation. Keep ventilation openings of cylinder
enclosure free and clear of debris.
When use is complete, always turn regulator
control valve OFF fi rst, then gas cylinder valve
OFF.
Gas MUST be turned off at the supply cylinder
when not in use.
Do NOT store spare LP gas cylinder under or near
unit. Gas cylinder safety relief valve may overheat
allowing gas to release causing fi re which may
cause death or serious injury.
Never fill cylinder over 80% full or cylinder may
release gas causing fi re which may cause death or
serious injury.
If you smell, hear or see gas escaping, immediately
get away from gas cylinder and call the Fire
Department. Fire may cause death or serious
injury.
Place a dust cap on cylinder valve outlet whenever
cylinder is not in use. Only install dust cap provided
with cylinder. Other caps or plugs may cause leaks.
Cylinder MUST be stored outdoors, out of
children’s reach and must NOT be stored in a
building, garage, or any other enclosed area.
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This appliance is not for frying turkeys.
excessive rust, or other forms of visible external
damage. This may be hazardous and cylinder
Insert cooking grate supports
(21) into smoker body (1 ) using
M6*12 (A) and M6Nut (C).
should be taken to a liquid propane supplier to be
checked.
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Regulator and hose assembly supplied with unit
MUST be used. For replacement parts, if needed,
contact Sears Customer Service at
1-800-4-MY-HOME®.
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When lighting burner remove all smoker parts to
prevent explosion from gas build up.
If ignition does not take place within fi ve seconds
using ignitor button, turn gas control valve to off
TO ENSURE THAT IT IS SAFE TO EAT, FOOD MUST BE COOKED TO THE MINIMUM
INTERNAL TEMPERATURES LISTED IN THE TABLE BELOW.
USDA* Safe Minimum Internal Temperatures
Fish
145° F (63°C)
Pork
160° F (71°C)
Egg Dishes
160° F (71°C)
Steaks and Roasts of Beef, Veal or Lamb
145° F (63°C)
Ground Beef, Veal or Lamb
160° F (71°C)
Whole Poultry (Turkey, Chicken, Duck, etc.)
165° F (74°C)
Ground or Pieces Poultry (Chicken Breast, ect.)
165° F (74°C)
position and wait fi ve minutes and repeat lighting
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ASSEMBLY
SOAPY WATER TEST WARNINGS & PROCEDURES
STEP 4
WARNINGS
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Soapy Water Test MUST be performed each time
gas cylinder is connected to burner/hose or each
time it is used.
Soapy Water Test MUST be performed outdoors in
well ventilated area.
When performing Soapy Water Test keep smoker
away from open fl ames, sparks or lit cigarettes.
Smoker is designed to work with propane gas only.
Only use gas cylinders marked propane with this
unit. This product will NOT operate with natural gas.
Never use an open fl ame to test for gas leaks.
PREPARATION:
Ɣ Remove any cookware from smoker.
Ɣ Make sure regulator and gas cylinder valve to OFF
position.
Ɣ Prepare soapy water solution: (1) part dish washing
liquid (or more if desired), (3) parts water.
Ɣ Apply soapy water solution to gas cylinder valve,
Apply solution to
gas cylinder valve
Apply solution to hose regulator
and the full length of the hose
Attach heat shield (20) to burner box (6)
using self tapping screws (B) as
shown.
Tighten all hardware at this time.
Apply solution underneath control
panel where burner and hose are
connected
Failed test will present bubbles as
shown below.
STEP 5
Mount body handle (8) to smoker body (1)
using M6*12 (A) and M6Nut˄C˅.
regulator and hose length up to burner.
TESTING GAS VALVE:
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DO NOT LEAVE GAS ON MORE THAN 12
SECONDS. If bubbles appear, stop, turn gas
cylinder OFF and retighten fi tting. Repeat test.
TESTING REGULATOR AND HOSE:
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Water Test, turn gas cylinder valve ON, open
regulator control valve one full turn and check for
bubbles at valve location, along full length of hose
and at burner connection. DO NOT LEAVE GAS
ON MORE THAN 12 SECONDS. If bubbles
appear, stop, turn regulator valve OFF, turn gas
cylinder OFF and retighten the connection that is
leaking gas. If hose is source of leak, STOP, do not
use unit. Hose must be replaced.
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minimum of 5 minutes for gas fumes to diminish
before lighting cooker.
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DURING ANY PORTION OF SOAPY WATER
TEST IF BUBBLES CONTINUE TO APPEAR,
STOP, DO NOT USE UNIT. CONTACT LOCAL
PROPANE DEALER OR MANUFACTURER
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STEP 6
Insert door handle (7) into smoker
door (2). Secure using M6*25 (F).
Note: Use 20LB (9kgs) gas cylinder that has a
protective collar with this unit. Cylinder NOT
included with this unit.
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ASSEMBLY
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‡ BEFORE ASSEMBLY READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY.
‡ ASSEMBLE UNIT ON A CLEAN, FLAT SURFACE.
‡ TOOLS NEEDED: ADJUSTABLE WRENCH, PHILLIPS HEAD SCREWDRIVER
PERFORM "SOAPY WATER TEST" BEFORE EACH USE. SEE "SOAPY WATER TEST" SECTION IN
MANUAL. EXTINGUISH ALL OPEN FLAMES BEFORE CONNECTING REGULATOR TO GAS
CYLINDER. TURN GAS OFF AFTER EACH USE.
REGULATOR, BURNER AND GAS VALVE CONNECTION & OPERATION
Carefully position grill as shown.
Do not tighten screws all the way. Leg
frames may need to be adjusted during
assembly.
STEP 1
Attach rear legs (4), right front leg (25)
and left front leg (26) to bottom of smoker
body (1) using M6*12(A).
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Inspect hose before each use. If there are signs of
wear, cuts, or leaks, replace unit. DO NOT USE.
Inspect burner before each use. Check burner and
burner ventura tube for insects and insect nests. A
clogged tube can lead to a fi re beneath appliance.
1. Connect hose regulator to LP Gas Cylinder
Make sure gas cylinder valve is closed. Turn
knob clockwise until it stops.
2.
Make sure control knob on smoker is in the
“OFF” position.
3. Remove protective cap from
gas cylinder and coupling
nut if applicable.
4. Center and insert regulator
nipple into valve outlet on
gas cylinder as shown in fi
gure on the left. Turn
regulator coupling nut
clockwise until it stops. DO
NOT OVER TIGHTEN.
Do not fully tighten screws
STEP2
Attach control panel (5) to right front
leg (25) as shown usingM6*12(A).
Repeat on opposite side attaching
control panel (5) to left front leg (26).
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control knob to “OFF
position,
turn off regulator and
propane tank. Allow unit
to cool and then clean
burner.
Let burner completely
dry before re-lighting.
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STEP 3
Position burner box (6) over center
hole in bottom of smoker body,
carefully aligning venturi over valve
orifice as shown. Attach burner box to
smoker bod y using M6*12 (A).
Firmly attach ignition wire to piezo
ignitor on control panel as shown in
Perform Soapy Water Test.
To use turn gas cylinder ON, turn regulator control
valve ON, turn burner control knob clockwise and
push ignitor button to light.
If ignition does not take place within five seconds,
turn gas control valve to off position and wait fi ve
minutes and repeat lighting procedures. If ignition still
does not occur, see match light directions below.
After use turn burner control knob OFF, turn regulator
control valve OFF, then turn gas cylinder OFF.
Burner control knob adjusts burner flame. Turn control
knob clockwise SLOWLY to increase fl ame. Turn
control knob counter-clockwise to decrease flame and
shut flame off.
Visually check burner fl ame. A CORRECT FLAME
should be blue with a small amount of yellow at the tip.
An INCORRECT FLAME is excessively yellow and
irregular. If an incorrect flame occurs, turn burner
The hose hook must
be fasten at the right
front leg at anytime
and check before
ignition. (Please see
ASSEMBLY
INSTRUCTION STEP
14)
MATCH LIGHT INSTRUCTION
1. Read all instructions and warnings before lighting.
2. Check gas control valve and gas cylinder valve to be
certain it is in OFF position before connecting to gas
cylinder. Perform soapy water test before each use.
3. Open door during lighting.
4. Turn gas control valve on, turn gas cylinder valve on.
5. Place a long, lit fi replace match stick close enough to
burner to ignite.
6. After each use, fi rst
turn gas control valve off,
then gas cylinder valve
off. Always allow unit to
cool completely before
touching, moving or
storing.
Figure B.
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HARDWARE LIST
DO NOT RETURN TO RETAILER For Assembly Assistance, Missing or Damaged Parts
Call: Customer Service at 1-888-577-9820.
Please have Model Number and Serial Number available when calling.
These numbers are located on silver label on back of unit.
PARTS
LIST
PARTS
LIST
M6*12-35PCS
A
M5*10 - 5PCS
B
M6Nut-15PCS
C
M5Nut- 2PCS
D
M10 WingNut - 1PC
F
M6*25 - 2PCS
E
Carriage bolt M5-1PC
G
REPLACEMENT PARTS LIST
MODEL: 137.23672310
PART NO
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
PART
NO
1
2
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QUANTITY
DESCRIPTION
PART
NO
14
15
QUANTITY
DESCRIPTION
1
1
Valve (pre-assembled)
Ignitor (pre-assembled)
Control Knob
(pre-assembled)
Burner (pre-assembled)
Grease Clip
Door Latch
Heat Shield
Cooking Grate Supports
Matchstick/Chain
Regulator & Hose
w/Hook
Grease Cup
Right Front Leg
Left Front Leg
1
1
Smoker Body
Smoker Door
3
3
Air Damper
16
1
4
5
6
7
8
9
2
1
1
1
2
1
Rear Legs
Control Panel
Burner Box
Door Handle
Body Handles
Flame Disk Bowl
17
18
19
20
21
22
1
1
1
1
2
1
10
1
Water Bowl
23
1
11
12
13
1
4
1
Water Bowl Holder
Cooking Grate
Temperature Gauge
24
25
26
1
1
1
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17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
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DESCRIPTION
Smoker Body
Smoker Door
Air Damper
Rear Legs
Control Panel
Burner Box
Door Handle
Body Handles
Flame Disk Bowl
Water Bowl
Water Bowl Holder
Cooking Grate
Temperature Gauge
Valve (pre-assembled)
Ignitor (pre-assembled)
Control Knob
(pre-assumbled)
Burner (pre-assumbled)
Grease Clip
Door Latch
Heat Shield
Cooking Grate Supports
Matchstickw/Chain
Mregulator & Hose w/Hook
Grease Cup
Right Front Leg
Left Front Leg
ITEM NO
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
DO NOT RETURN TO RETAILER For Assembly Assistance, Missing or Damaged Parts
Call: Customer Service at 1-888-577-9820.
Please have Model Number and Serial Number available when calling.
These numbers are located on silver label on back of unit.
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