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Outdoor grille problem: I have electric ignition, hear and

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Outdoor grille problem: I have electric ignition, hear and smell gas feeding grille, but grille will not light?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 2 years ago.
Thanks for your question.
You may have a dirty electrode on the unit. You should take apart the grill base to get at the manifold and check the electrode to see if it is dirty or not sparking at all. Often they get greasy or really dirty and will not spark correctly to light.