DIY gas grill repair

Whether a burner isn't getting gas or you're having problems lighting your grill, Sears PartsDirect has gas grill troubleshooting and repair help so you can fix the problem yourself. See the most common gas grill symptoms below and follow the troubleshooting tips to get your grill fired up and cooking again.

Watch our gas grill won't ignite or light video to troubleshoot issues with the pressure regulator, burner tubes, igniter electrodes and spark module. If your grill isn't heating food evenly, learn how to check for clogged or corroded burners. Once you've figured out what the problem is, our DIY gas grill repair guides provide step-by-step instructions for replacing grill parts.

If it's more troubleshooting or maintenance help you're looking for, our articles and videos page covers topics such as converting a propane grill to natural gas, how to check the propane level on an LP tank, tips on cleaning your grill and more. To find the owner’s manual or a complete list of replacement parts for your gas grill, search for your model number.

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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
November 1, 2016
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a gas grill ignition module

Follow these steps to replace the ignition module if it doesn't produce a spark.

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

Replace a damaged burner on your gas grill in less than 15 minutes and with just pliers and a screwdriver for tools.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
Articles and videos for gas grills

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your gas grill.

March 1, 2017
How to prevent grease flare-ups on a gas grill video
By Sears PartsDirect staff

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

February 1, 2017
How to convert a propane grill to natural gas video
By Sears PartsDirect staff

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

February 1, 2017
Gas grill won't ignite or light video
By Sears PartsDirect staff

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
By Sears PartsDirect staff

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

February 1, 2017
How to clean a gas grill video
By Sears PartsDirect staff

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
By Sears PartsDirect staff

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

October 1, 2016
How to grill a pizza
By Sears PartsDirect staff

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

August 1, 2016
The secret to great grilling
By Julie Riebe

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

March 1, 2015
Fall outdoor grilling
By Sears PartsDirect staff

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
By Sears PartsDirect staff

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

March 1, 2015
Gas grill common questions
By Sears PartsDirect staff

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

November 1, 2014
How to brine and grill a turkey
By Sears PartsDirect staff

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.