Outdoor LP Gas Barbecue Grill Model No. GBC900W
If you smell gas -
1. Shut off gas to appliance.
2. Extinguish any open flame.
3. Open lid.
4. If odor continues, keep away from the appliance and immediately
call your gas supplier or your fire department.
This grill is for outdoor use only, and shall not be used in a building, garage or any other
Do NOT operate, light or use this appliance within 8 feet of walls, structures or buildings.
For residential use only. This grill is NOT for commercial use.
This grill is safety certified for use in the United States and/or Canada only. Do not
modify for use in any other location. Modification will result in a safety hazard.
This grill is for use with liquid propane (LP) gas only. The conversion to or attempted use
of natural gas in this LP gas grill is dangerous and will your warranty.
LP gas Characteristics:
a. LP gas is flammable and hazardous if handled improperly. Become aware of the
characteristics before using any LP gas product.
b. LP gas is explosive under pressure, heavier than air, and settles and pools in low
c. LP gas in its natural state has no odor. For your safety, an odorant is added that
smells like rotten cabbage.
d. Contact with LP gas can cause freeze burns to skin.
LP gas tank needed to operate. Only tanks marked “propane” may be used.
The LP gas supply tank must be constructed and marked in accordance with the
Specifications for LP gas Cylinders of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) or
the National Standard of Canada, CAN/CSA-B339, Cylinders, Spheres and Tubes for the
Transportation of Dangerous Goods; and Commission.
LP gas tank must be arranged for vapor withdrawal.
The LP gas tank must have a listed overfilling prevention device (OPD).
Only use LP gas cylinders equipped with a cylinder connection device compatible with
the connection for outdoor cooking appliances.
The LP gas tank must have a tank collar to protect the tank valve.
Never use an LP gas tank with a damaged body, valve, collar or footing.
Dented or rusted LP gas tanks may be hazardous and should be checked by your LP gas
supplier prior to use.
The LP gas tank should not be dropped or handled roughly.
Tanks must be stored outdoors out of the reach of children and must not be stored in
a building, garage or any other enclosed area. Your tank must never be stored where
temperatures can reach over 125°F.
Do not insert any tool or foreign object into the valve outlet or safety relief valve. You
may damage the valve and cause a leak. Leaking propane may result in explosion, fire,
severe personal injury or death.
Do not block holes in sides or back of grill.
Never keep a filled LP gas tank in a hot car or car trunk. Heat will cause the gas
pressure to increase, which may open the relief valve and allow gas to escape.
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.
Disconnect cylinder when not in use.
Do not store a spare LP gas tank under or near this appliance.
Never fill the tank beyond 80 percent full.
A fire causing, serious injury or damage to property may occur if the above is not
Never attempt to attach this grill to the self-contained LP gas system of a camper trailer,
motor home or house.
The use of alcohol, prescription or non-prescription drugs may impair the consumer’s
ability to properly assemble or safely operate the appliance.
Strong odors, colds, sinus congestion, etc. may prevent the detection of propane. Use
caution and common sense when testing for leaks.
Never use charcoal, lighter fluid, lava rocks, gasoline, kerosene or alcohol with this
Your grill has been checked at all factory connections for leaks. Re-check all
connections as described in the “Operating Instructions” section of the manual, as
movement in shipping can loosen connections.
Check for leaks even if your unit was assembled for you by someone else.
Do not operate if gas leak is present. Gas leaks may cause a fire or explosion.
You must follow all leak-checking procedures before operating. To prevent fire or
explosion hazard when testing for a leak:
a. Always perform leak test before lighting the grill and each time the tank is
connected for use.
b. No smoking. Do not use or permit sources of ignition in the area while conducting a
c. Conduct the leak test outdoors in a well-ventilated area.
d. Do not use matches, lighters or a flame to check for leaks.
e. Do not use grill until any and all leaks are corrected.
If you are unable to stop a leak, disconnect the LP gas supply. Call a gas appliance
serviceman or your local LP gas supplier.
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable liquids or vapors within 25 feet (7.62 m)
of this appliance.
Do not use in an explosive atmosphere. Keep grill area clear and free from combustible
materials, gasoline and other flammable vapors and liquids.
Minimum clearance from sides and back of unit to combustible construction, 36
inches from side awnd 36 inches from back. Do not use this appliance under overhead
It is essential to keep the grill’s valve compartment, burners and circulating air
passages clean. Inspect grill before each use.
Do not alter grill in any manner. Any altering will void your warranty.
Do not use the grill unless it is COMPLETELY assembled and all parts are securely
fastened and tightened.
Do not build this model of grill in any built-in or slide in construction. Ignoring this
warning could cause a fire or an explosion that can damage property and cause serious
bodily injury or death.
This grill should be thoroughly cleaned and inspected on a regular basis. Clean and
inspect the hose before each use of the appliance. If there is evidence of abrasion,
wear, cuts or leaks, the hose must be replaced prior to the appliance being put into
Use only the regulator and hose assembly provided. The replacement regulator and hose
assembly shall be that specified by the manufacturer.
Use only Blue Rhino Global Sourcing, Inc. factory authorized parts. The use of any part
that is not factory authorized can be dangerous. This will also your warranty.
Do not use this appliance without reading “Operating Instructions” in this manual.
Do not touch metal parts of grill until it has completely cooled (about 45 min.) to a
burns, unless you are wearing protective gear (pot holders, gloves, BBQ mittens, etc.).
When cooking, fire extinguishing materials shall be readily accessible. In the event of
an oil/grease fire, do not attempt to extinguish with water. Use type BC dry chemical
fire extinguisher or smother with dirt, sand or baking soda.
Do not install or use in or on boats or recreational vehicles.
Do not use grill in high winds.
Never lean over the grill when lighting.
Do not leave a lit grill unattended, especially keep children and pets away from grill at
Do not attempt to move grill when in use. Allow the grill to cool (about 45 minutes)
before moving or storing.
LP gas tank must be properly disconnected and removed prior to moving this grill.
Storage of grill indoors is permissible only if the tank is disconnected, removed from the
grill and properly stored outdoors.
Always open grill lid carefully and slowly as heat and steam trapped within grill can
severely burn you.
Do not attempt to disconnect the gas regulator from the tank or any gas fitting while the
grill is in use.
Always place your grill on a hard, non-combustible, level surface. An asphalt or blacktop
surface may not be acceptable for this purpose.
Move gas hoses as far away as possible from hot surfaces and dripping hot grease.
Keep all electrical cords away from a hot grill.
All electrical accessories (such as rotisserie) must be electrically grounded in
accordance with local codes, or National Electrical Code, ANSI / NFPA 70 or Canadian
Electrical Code, CSA C22.1. Keep any electrical cords and/or fuel supply hoses away
from any hot surfaces.
Do not use grill for indoor cooking or heating. TOXIC fumes can accumulate and cause
After a period of storage and/or nonuse, check for leaks, burner obstructions and
inspect for any abrasion, wear or cuts to the hose.
Failure to open lid while igniting the grill’s burners, or not waiting 5 minutes to allow the
gas to clear if the grill does not light, may result in an explosive flame-up.
If grill is not in use, the gas must be turned off at the supply tank.
Never operate grill without heat plates installed.
Always use a meat thermometer to ensure food is cooked to a safe temperature.
Use protective gloves when assembling this product.
Do not force parts together as this can result in personal injury or damage to the
Never cover entire cooking area with aluminum foil.
Deaths, serious injury or damage to property may occur if the above is not followed
DANGER: Failure to follow the dangers, warning and cautions in this manual may result in serious bodily injury or death, or in a fire or an explosion causing damage
FOR YOUR SAFETY
1. Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable liquids or vapors in the
vincinity of this or any other appliance.
2. An LP cylinder not connected for use shall not be stored in the vicinity of
this or any other appliance.