Gas hookup natural gas supply connection – Maytag JA580 User Manual

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Gas Hookup

Natural Gas Supply Connection

To Connect:

Push back the Sleeve on the Socket as shown below (see Fig. 6a).


Insert Plug and release the Sleeve (see Fig. 6b).


Push the Plug until Sleeve snaps forward to lock

the Plug in the Socket.

WARNING: Always conduct the following safety
tests before lighting the Grill, to prevent a possible
fire or explosion (see leak test below).

To Disconnect:

Push Sleeve back and pull the Plug out.

Testing For Gas Leaks

Before attempting to operate this Grill :
1. Always confirm that all burner control knobs are
in the OFF position.
2. Always connect the gas supply hose first and then open the gas shutoff valve.
3. Always use a brush or spray bottle to apply a 50/50 solution of liquid soap and water to all connection
points (see Fig. 5) to test for gas leaks. Never use a match or open flame for that purpose.
4. Always look for bubbles to appear, as the appearance of bubbles will indicate a gas leak. Always turn off
the gas immediately and tighten the connection, if you find that a leak exists.
5. Always repeat this procedure until no further gas leaks are found to exist, before lighting the Grill.
6. Never attempt to light this Grill, however, if a leak cannot be stopped. Always call your gas supplier
promptly to obtain assistance.


• Always consult the Rating Label on the back of the Grill to confirm that it has already been configured to burn Natural
Gas. If it is necessary to reconfigure the Grill, however, always utilize the Natural Gas Fuel Conversion Kit available from

CFM Harris Systems Customer Service (800) 944-8982

, to prevent possible bodily injury.

• All gas suppy plumbing should be performed only by a qualified service agency. In the U.S., the supply connection
must be made in accordance with local code or, in the absence of local codes, with the national fuel gas codes, ANSI
Z223.1. In Canada, the supply connection shall be carried out in accordance with the provincial authorities having
jurisdiction and in accordance with the requirements of the CAN/CGA 1-B149.1 AND .2 installation code. A shut-off
value must be installed between the gas grill and the main supply. For natural gas, use a 3/8” or 1/2” natural gas supply
line capable of an a input of at least 75,000 BTU’S.
• Always disconnect the Grill and close its individual manual shutoff valve, when conducting pressure tests of the gas
supply piping system at pressures which exceed 1/2 psi (3.5kPa).
• Always isolate the Grill from the gas supply piping system by closing its individual manual shutoff valve when
conducting pressure tests of the gas supply piping system at pressures which are equal to or less than 1/2 psi (3.5kPa).

Release Sleeve

Fig. 6a

Fig. 6b

Retract Sleeve

Release Sleeve

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