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Many luxury Grill manufacturers are expanding their product offerings by introducing BBQ Brands that are more affordable, yet high quality. This is because of the influx of imported grills. Imported grills do not have the reliability or often parts availability that you find in US made products. We often find that imported or private label [...]
Weber Genesis Grills were known for years for their high quality horizontally mounted burners. These burners were tube burners and had right control knobs (up until 2010). These burners mounted into the carry over tube. The electrodes mounted on the first burner and the carry over tube would light the other two. Over time the [...]
In this example and video we are using a DCS 27" Grill that had no rotisserie, used a two spark 9 volt ignition. It is a very simple grill to repair as their are not many moving parts. This grills has 2 U shaped burners and 2 ceramic radiant roller trays. The cooking grate used [...]
Since 2006 (H Series Grills), Lynx has used micro switches in their grills. The micro switch eliminates the need to have an igniter button on the grill to spark the ignition. The ignition can be ignited using the control knob. This is a better technology than the imported grills that use the flame thrower valve. This [...]
Installing an infrared burner in a TEC (G3000 pictured) is not as simple as just removing the burner. There are quite a few steps and we will outline them in this post. TEC burners, as far as we can remember, have been mounted to the valves. So you cannot simply lift them from the grill. This [...]
Alfresco LX2 (First Generation) Ignition Troubleshooting and Spark Generator Replacement
The First Generation LX2 Grills,SN: 10-99999 & Lower, utilized a 9 volt battery operated ignition. In this example, we serviced a ALX2-56BFG All Grill with Sear Zone.
The customer had stated that their ignition was not working.
The ignition spark generator on this grill uses (2) 210-0194 4 spark generator boxes that [...]
Burner Air Shutter AdjustmentThe right amount of oxygen to gas mixture is essential for attaining that blue flame and perfect heat in a gas grill.
A yellow flame can be the cause of a bad air to gas ratio.Gas grill burners will have some sort of air adjustment at the end of the burner where the [...]
Here are some expert troubleshooting tips when your gas grill just will not work right.1. Spiders and Insects : It's not uncommon to find Spiders and insects your burners. These pesky critters cause the gas to flow from the
front of the burner. This is a very dangerous situation as it can cause a fire behind [...]
Are you an Egg owner or thinking about an Egg this Holiday Season? The Egg is a gift that will last a lifetime!Versatility is what sets the Big Green Egg apart from every other grill! Most grills or smokers can handle only one cooking technique, while with an EGG, you can Grill, Smoke, Roast and Bake [...]
The Grilled Meat Temperature GuideThis grilled meat temperature guide is your perfect reference for cooking, grilling, smoking, and preparing red or white meat in the best ways.It's a balmy summer afternoon and the house is buzzing with friends and family. The side dishes are finished, the buns laid out, and people are hungry.
Ever felt the [...]
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