Gas grill symptoms

Burners that aren't getting gas, the grill not getting hot enough or burners that won't light are problems you may encounter with your gas grill. Use the symptoms and troubleshooting steps to find the cause of the grill problem. Order repair parts using the search bar at the top of page, then follow the step-by-step instructions in our gas grill repair guides to install the replacement parts and fix your grill.

gas grill

Symptoms common to all gas grills

Choose a symptom to see related gas grill repairs.

Main causes: damaged or dirty flame tamers, corroded firebox, accumulated grease and debris in the grease pan
Main causes: empty fuel tank, tripped flow-limiting device on the pressure regulator, faulty manifold valves, burner tubes not aligned
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

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 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

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.

July 29, 2019

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.

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

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.