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5. Operating Your Grill
5.1 Select a Proper Location
Once you have assembled your new grill, find a suitable location for use.
Note: The use of installation of this product must conform to local codes. In absence of local codes, use the National
Fuel Gas Code: ANSI Z223.1/NFPA54, Storage and Handling of Liquified Petroleum Gases, ANSI.NFPA 58 or Natural
Gas and Propane Installation Code, CSA B149.1; Propane Storage and Handling, CSA B149.2.
1. Never use this outdoor grill inside any building, garage, shed or breezeway, or inside any boat, trailer or
recreational vehicle and/or boat, to prevent possible fire and to prevent the possibility of carbon
monoxide poisoning or asphyxiation.
2. Always place your grill on a hard and level surface far away from combustible materials and structures.
3. Do not use this grill under an overhead combustible surface or covered area
( e.g., awnings, umbrellas, porches or gazeboes ). Keep all combustible
surfaces at least 24” (61cm) away.
4. Locate the grill away from any combustible and non-combustible
material or construction by at least 24 inches (61cm) from back and 24
inches (61cm) from side.(See the diagram below)
5. Never store or use gasoline or other flammable or volatile
substances in the vicinity of this grill or in the vicinity of any other
heat-generating appliance, because of the danger of starting a fire.
6. The cylinder be disconnected when the appliance is not in use.
5.2 Special Instructions for the Use of Regulator and Propane Cylinder
A propane gas cylinder is required for operation. Use a 14.1 oz. or 16.4 oz.
This Cuisinart grill is equipped with a regulator having a CGA No.600 cylinder connection device
for connecting to a 14.1 oz. or 16.4 oz. Only cylinders marked “PROPANE” must be used.
The propane cylinder must be constructed and marked in accordance with the specification for
LP-Gas cylinders of the U.S Department of Transportation (D.O.T) or the National standard of Canada,
CAN/CSA-B339,Cylinders, Spheres and Tubes for Transportation of Dangerous Goods.
Store spare fuel canisters in a well-ventilated area away from the grill.
Do not puncture or burn fuel canister.
If the grill is not in use, the control knob must be turned to the “OFF” position to shut off the gas flow
from the cylinder.
Do not store a spare propane cylinder under or near this grill. Never fill the cylinder beyond 80 percent full.
If this instruction is not followed exactly, a fire causing death or serious injury may occur.
Save the cylinder cap and reinstall when not in use.
Cylinder supply system must be arranged for vapor withdrawal. Do not block the pressure relief valve
during use or storage.
Always remove LP-gas cylinder from grill when transporting and when not in use.
5.3 Installing the Gas Cylinder
(The propane gas cylinder is not provided with the appliance.)
A gas cylinder complying with the requirements listed in section 5.2 must be obtained before the grill can operate.
Connect the LP cylinder to the grill outdoors only.
Read and follow all direction on the cylinder.
1. Turn the burner control knob to “OFF” position.
2. Remove the protective caps from the cylinder valve and
coupling nut, if present.
3. Open grill lid and fold right-hand grill shelf over onto grill grate
4. Grasp the grill handle nearest to the regulator with one hand,
and with the other hand push the cylinder into the threaded
regulator connector and turn clockwise until tight.
5. TIGHTEN BY HAND ONLY. Do not use tools.
Removal Of The Gas Cylinder
1. Turn the burner control knob to “OFF” position.
2. Grasp the grill handle nearest to the regulator with one
hand, and turn the cylinder counterclockwise until it comes off.
5.4 Checking for Gas Leak
Check gas system for leaks to prevent fire or explosion hazard
1. The “Leak Check” must be performed before lighting the grill and each
time the cylinder is connected for use.
2. Do not smoke or allow other sources of ignition in the area while
conducting a leak test.
3. Conduct the leak test outdoors in a well-ventilated area.
4. Do not use matches, lighters or a flame to check for leaks.
5. Do not use grill until all leaks have been stopped. If you are unable
to stop a leak, disconnect the propane supply, and call for gas
application service or your local propane gas supplier.
Leak Check Method
1. Make 2-3 oz. of leak solution by mixing one part liquid dishwashing soap with three parts water.
2. Make sure control knob is in the “OFF” position.
3. Spray or paint some leak solution on the cylinder and regulator connection.
4. Inspect the solution at the connections, looking for bubbles. If no bubbles appear, the connection is secure.
5. If bubbles appear, a leak is detected. Go to step 6.
6. Disconnect the cylinder from the regulator, and reconnect. Make sure the connection is secure
and no leak is found before using the grill.
7. If you continue to see bubbles, DO NOT USE THE GRILL. Repeat the above process
with a different LP cylinder. If leaks are still present, contact the customer service center.