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Old 03-23-2005, 08:03 AM   #1
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I have a Weber Genesis Silver B...after reading a thread on the TVWB I became a little concerned last night when I was grilling burgers.

I heard that the burners are supposed to have a cool blue flame vs. anything orange...is this true and if so, how do I correct it?

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Old 03-23-2005, 08:14 AM   #2
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Doesn't orange flame mean improper combustion, so you could adjust the air flow coming into the burner? I don't know if the Weber has this, but on my V.C. there's little sleeves on the burners so you can adjust the air flow (kinda like a bunsen burner in chem. lab).....

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Old 03-23-2005, 08:39 AM   #3
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I think orange means too much air in the mix. Call the Weber Help line and ask them how to adjust it.
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I am a little aprehensvie (for good reason) to take apart my grill in fear I will screw something up!! It may come as a huge surprise....I am not very handy!!
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Yeah, we remember who it was that installed the easy as pie guru Eyelet backwards!
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Dude, cleaning the burners is easy and should be part of your regular maintenance schedule. First just remove the grates and take your grill brush to it. Light it and observe the flame...if it's still yellow, you may need to remove the burner and clean it better, but it's easy to put back in.
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Is it as easy as installing a GURU eyelet?? :biggrin:
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I am a little aprehensvie (for good reason) to take apart my grill in fear I will screw something up!! It may come as a huge surprise....I am not very handy!!
As noted with the instalation of your eyelets. First check and make sure there are no spider webs or nests at the orifices. If there are clean these first. Then go and adjust the flames. Greg, it isn't hard to adjust the flame. Loosen the screw on the venturi. (Loosen only, do not remove!) Lite the burner and turn the sleeve so you close the air opening, a little at a time. Each little turn or bit of a turn I should say, look at the flame and check out its color. As soon as you get it blue, tighten the screw you loosed and your ready to go. Do this for each burner.
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.... Less room for KA-BOOM!
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Maybe you should stick to the frying pan burgers.... Less room for KA-BOOM!
Susan, if I didn't like you so much and think you were so funny, I'd punch you in your mouth for that comment!!
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