Gas grill articles

From how to troubleshoot why your gas grill won't ignite or light to preventing rust on a gas grill or grease flare-ups when cooking, these articles and videos from Sears PartsDirect help you get the best possible results from your grill. For more DIY advice, check out our gas grill repair help section for common symptoms and their causes as well as step-by-step repair instructions.

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Articles and videos common to all gas grills

March 1, 2017
How to prevent grease flare-ups on a gas grill video.

This video shows you how to clean dirty flame tamers and the grease pan to minimize excessive flames.

February 1, 2017
Gas grill won't ignite or light video.

This video helps troubleshoot issues with the pressure regulator, burner tubes, igniter electrodes and the spark module.

February 1, 2017
How to fix uneven heating on a gas grill video.

Clogged or corroded burners and flame tamers could be the problem.

February 1, 2017
How to clean a gas grill video.

Find out how to take your grill apart for cleaning and what products are safe to use.

February 1, 2017
How to check the propane level on an LP tank video.

Don’t run out of gas when you’re grilling! Here are four ways to check the level of propane in your tank.

February 1, 2017
How to convert a propane grill to natural gas.

A conversion kit and a few simple tools are all you need.

October 1, 2016
How to grill a pizza.

Grilling makes pizza even more wonderful. Here's how, from dough to toppings.

August 1, 2016
The secret to great grilling.

Learn how to prepare your grill for food, grilling with direct vs. indirect heat and safe meat temperatures.

March 1, 2015
Fall outdoor grilling.

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean it’s time to retire the grill. There's delicious grilled food that features fall’s bounty.

March 1, 2015
Easy DIY gas grill repairs if the burner won't light.

Learn how to diagnose and fix the problem if the gas grill won’t light.

March 1, 2015
Gas grill common questions.

Get answers to the 10 questions about gas grills that people most often ask.

November 1, 2014
How to brine and grill a turkey.

Once you've grilled a turkey, you may never go back to the oven roasting. Here's how to grill a brined turkey that's moist and full of flavor.

Symptoms for gas grills

Choose a symptom to see related gas grill repairs.

Main cause: worn wheel
Main causes: damaged or dirty flame tamers, corroded firebox, accumulated grease and debris in the grease pan
Main causes: clogged burner tubes, cracked insulators on igniter electrodes, wiring failures, bad ignition module, manifold failure
Main causes: nearly empty fuel tank, faulty pressure regulator, burner tube clogs, bad burner tube alignment to gas valves, manifold failure
Main causes: empty fuel tank, tripped flow-limiting device on the pressure regulator, faulty manifold valves, burner tubes not aligned
Repair guides for gas grills

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your gas grill.

November 1, 2016
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a gas grill pressure regulator

You can install a new pressure regulator on your gas grill if the pressure regulator won’t let gas flow.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
November 1, 2016
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a gas grill wheel

Replace a broken or damaged wheel in less than 15 minutes.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
November 1, 2016
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a gas grill igniter electrode

Replace the igniter electrode on your gas grill if it won’t light the burner.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less