Failure to open lid while igniting the barbecue’s burners,
or not waiting 5 minutes to allow the gas to clear if the
barbecue does not light, may result in an explosive ﬂ ame-up
which can cause serious bodily injury or death.
1) Open the lid.
2) Make sure all burner control knobs are turned OFF. (Push each burner control
knob down and turn clockwise to ensure they are in the off position.)
3) Turn the gas supply valve on.
4) Insert match holder with lit match into the matchlight hole in the front of the
ƽ WARNING: Do not lean over the open barbecue. Keep your
face and body away from the matchlight hole when lighting
5) Push Front burner control knob down and turn to START/HI.
6) Check that the burner is lit by looking through the matchlight hole on the front of
the cooking box. You should see a ﬂ ame.
ƽ WARNING: If the burner does not light, turn the Front
burner control knob to OFF and wait 5 minutes to let the
gas clear before you try again.
7) After the FRONT burner is lit you can turn on the other burner or burners.
Note: Always light the FRONT burner ﬁ rst. The other burner or burners ignite from the
Push down and turn burner control knob clockwise to the OFF position. Turn gas
supply off at the source.
PROBLEM CHECK CURE
Burners burn with a yellow or orange ﬂ ame, in
conjunction with the smell of gas.
Inspect Spider / Insect Screens for possible
obstructions. (Blockage of holes.)
Clean Spider / Insect Screens. (See Section “Annual
Burner does not light, or ﬂ ame is low in HI
Is fuel hose bent or kinked? Straighten fuel hose.
Does the Left burner light with a match? If you can light the Left burner with a match, then check the
Experiencing ﬂ are-ups:
ƽ CAUTION: Do not line the bottom tray with
Are you preheating barbecue in the prescribed
All burners on high for 10 to 15 minutes for preheating.
Are the cooking grates and Flavorizer
coated with burned-on grease?
Clean thoroughly. (See Section “Cleaning”)
Is the bottom tray “dirty” and not allowing grease to
ﬂ ow into catch pan?
Clean bottom tray
Burner ﬂ ame pattern is erratic. Flame is low when
burner is on HI. Flames do not run the whole
length of the burner tube.
Are burners clean? Clean burners. (See Section “Maintenance”.)
Inside of lid appears to be “peeling.” (Resembles
The lid is stainless steel, not paint. It cannot “peel”.
What you are seeing is baked on grease that has
turned to carbon and is ﬂ aking off.
THIS IS NOT A DEFECT.
Clean thoroughly. (See Section “Cleaning”.)
If problems cannot be corrected by using these methods, please contact the Customer Service Representative in your area using the
contact information on our web site. Log onto www.weber.com
*The grill illustrated may have
slight differences than the
MAIN BURNER LIGHTING
210 & 310