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Old 05-22-2015, 09:24 PM   #1
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Grill regulator activate with +2 burners or more

I have a "Backyard Grill™ Stainless Steel 4-Burner Gas Grill - BY14-101-001-02"and all last summer it grilled fine with no issues. So before May we decided to get the tank topped off and have a cookout.. Grill started up with nice high flames, but about 30-60 seconds later regulator safety toggles and gas flow is cut, causing my flame to die out slowly... serious bummer.

The grill does light when I only use one burners, but if any more are turned on the stay lit for a couple of seconds then it dies out...

Please help!!

Things I have tried/been instructed to do:

Reset Regulator -
I have reset regulator multiple times. used different methods.

Replace regulator -
I have tried three different regulators, different brands from hardware store...

Check for leaks -
soapy water sprayed on propane tanks fittings, regulator,lines, manifold. no bubbles.

Clean burners - holes and debris cleaned out.

full/semi/slowly opened propane tank before starting
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Old 05-23-2015, 03:07 AM   #2
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sounds like your tank is the issue, disconnect your tank with the valve shut off.
Shake your tank upside down back and forth a few times.
Then reconnect and see if it works.
A lot of times the float will get stuck, and a vapor lock will occur
If not try another tank
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sounds like your tank is the issue, disconnect your tank with the valve shut off.
Shake your tank upside down back and forth a few times.
Then reconnect and see if it works.
A lot of times the float will get stuck, and a vapor lock will occur
If not try another tank

Your were right! Tried my father in-laws and that was the issue...
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Old 05-23-2015, 08:13 PM   #4
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atta boi..........get cookin!!!!
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WoW, Bosko has some good advice. Quick someone take a screenshot!
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I see they turned your cable back on there fat boy, glad to see Kroger still excepts pop bottles for deposit return.....
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What? Cable back on?
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