Precautions – Kenmore 122.16641900 User Manual

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A tank of approximately 12 inches in diameter by 18-

1/2 inches high is the maximum size LP gas tank to

use. You must use an OPD gas tank which offers

an Overfill Prevention Device.

This safety feature prevents the tank from being
overfilled which can cause malfunction of the LP gas
tank, regulator and/or grill.

The LP gas tank must be constructed and marked in

accordance with specifications of the U.S. Dept, of

Transportation (DOT). In Canada, the LP gas tank

must meet the National Standard of Canada ,Can

CSA-B339 , Cylinders , spheres and Tubes for

Transportation of Dangerous Goods and

Commission .

1. The LP gas tank must have a shutoff valve,

terminating in an LP gas supply tank valve outlet,
that is compatible with a Type 1 tank connection

device. The LP gas tank must also have a safety

relief device that has a direct connection with the

vapor space of the tank.
2. The tank supply system must be arranged for
vapor withdraw.

3. The LP gas tank used must have a collar to

protect the tank valve.

Proper Placement and Clearance of Grill
Never use your gas grill in a garage, porch, shed,
breezeway or any other enclosed area. Your gas grill
is to be used outdoors only, at least 24 inches from

the back and side of any combustible surface. Your
gas grill should not be used under overhead

combustible construction . Do not obstruct the flow of

ventilation air around the gas grill housing.

• Do not install this outdoor gas grill in or on

recreational vehicles or boats

• Keep outdoor gas grill area clear and free from
combustible materials, gasoline and other flammable

vapors and liquids

• Do not obstruct the flow of combustion and

ventilation air. Check for this each time prior to using

• Never connect an unregulated LP gas tank to your

gas grill. The gas regulator assembly supplied with
your gas grill is adjusted to have an outlet pressure
of 11 ” water column (W.C.) for connection to an LP
gas tank.

• Only use the regulator and the hose assembly
supplied with your gas grill. Replacement regulators
and hose assemblies must be those specified in this


Have your LP gas tank filled by a reputable
propane gas dealer and visually inspected and re­

qualified at each filling.

Do not store a spare LP gas tank under or
near this appliance.
Never fill the tank beyond 80 percent full. If this
information is not followed exactly a fire causing

death or serious injury may occur.

Always keep LP gas tanks in an upright position.

Do not store (or) or use gasoline or other

flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this

gas grill.

Do not subject the LP gas tank to excessive heat.
Never store an LP gas tank indoors. If you store

your gas grill in the garage or other indoor

iocation, always disconnect the LP gas tank first

and store it safely outside.


Place dust cap on cylinder valve outlet whenever

the cylinder is not in use. Only install the type of
dust cap on the cylinder valve outlet that is

provided with the cylinder valve. Other types of

caps or plugs may result in leakage of propane.

LP gas tanks must be stored outdoors in a well-

ventilated area and out of reach of children.

Disconnected LP gas tanks must not be stored in

a building, garage or any other enclosed area.

When your gas grill is not in use the gas must be

turned off at the LP gas tank.
The regulator and hose assembly must be

inspected before each use of the grill. If there is

excessive abrasion or wear or if the hose is cut, it

must be replaced prior to the grill being used


Keep the gas regulator hose away from hot grill

surfaces and dripping grease. Avoid unnecessary
twisting of hose. Visually inspect the hose prior to
each use for cuts, cracks, excessive wear or
other damage. If the hose appears damaged do

not use the gas grill. Call 1-800-4-MY-HOME for


Never iight your gas grill with the lid closed or
before checking to ensure the burner tubes are

fully seated over the gas valve orifices.

Never allow children to operate your grill.