Kenmore 148.1665601 Gas Grill User Manual

Safety Tips
Before opening LP cylinder valve, check the coupling nut
for tightness.
When grill is not in use, turn off all control knobs and LP
cylinder valve.
Never move grill while in operation or still hot.
Use long-handled barbecue utensils and oven mitts to
avoid burns and splatters.
Maximum load for sideburner and side shelf is 10 lbs.
The grease tray must be inserted into grill and emptied
after each use. Do not remove grease tray until grill has
completely cooled.
Clean grill often, preferably after each cookout. If a bristle
brush is used to clean any of the grill cooking surfaces,
ensure no loose bristles remain on cooking surfaces prior
to grilling. It is not recommended to clean cooking surfaces
while grill is hot.
If you notice grease or other hot material dripping from grill
onto valve, hose or regulator, turn off gas supply at once.
Determine the cause, correct it, then clean and inspect
valve, hose and regulator before continuing. Perform a
leak test.
Keep ventilation openings in cylinder enclosure (grill cart)
free and clear of debris.
Do not store objects or materials inside the grill cart
enclosure that would block the flow of combustion air to the
underside of either the control panel or the firebox bowl.
The regulator may make a humming or whistling noise
during operation. This will not affect safety or use of grill.
If you have a grill problem see the "Troubleshooting
If the regulator frosts, turn off grill and LP cylinder valve
immediately. This indicates a problem with the cylinder and
it should not be used on any product. Return to supplier!
Ignitor Lighting the Grill
1. Read instructions before lighting your grill.
2. Open lid during lighting.
3. Open LP cylinder or natural gas valve.
4. Push any burner control knob in and turn the knob to the left
to “HI” position. Keep pressing the knob until the burner is
For Safe Use of Your Grill and to Avoid Serious
Do not let children operate or play near grill.
Keep grill area clear and free from materials that
Do not block holes in sides or back of grill.
Check burner flames regularly.
Use grill only in well-ventilated space. NEVER use in
enclosed space such as carport, garage, porch,
covered patio, or under an overhead structure of any
Do not use charcoal or ceramic briquets in a gas grill.
(Unless briquets are supplied with your grill.)
• Use grill at least 3 ft. from any wall or surface.
Maintain 10 ft. clearance to objects that can catch fire
or sources of ignition such as pilot lights on water
heaters, live electrical appliances, etc.
• Apartment Dwellers:
Check with management to learn the requirements
and fire codes for using an LP gas grill in your
apartment complex. If allowed, use outside on the
ground floor with a three (3) foot clearance from walls
or rails. Do not use on or under balconies.
• NEVER attempt to light burner with lid closed. A
buildup of non-ignited gas inside a closed grill is
• Never operate grill with LP cylinder out of correct
position specified in assembly instructions.
• Always close LP cylinder valve and remove
coupling nut before moving LP cylinder from
specified operation position.
• Putting out grease fires by closing the lid is not
possible. Grills are well ventilated for safety reasons.
• Do not use water on a grease fire. Personal injury may
result. If a grease fire develops, turn knobs and LP
cylinder off.
• Do not leave grill unattended while preheating or
burning off food residue on HI. If grill has not been
regularly cleaned, a grease fire can occur that may
e the