How to Connect a Propane Tank to a Gas Grill

If you are craving that flame-broiled taste but you are out of propane, follow this advice to heat up that grill in a snap.

You will need

  • A grill with a gas connection
  • A propane tank

Step 1 Remove empty tank Make sure the gas valve is closed and unscrew the hose to remove the empty tank.

Step 2 Remove cover Tear the perforated seal on the tank’s bottle valve to remove the protective cover.

Step 3 Secure gas hose Connect the grill’s gas hose to the new propane tank. Push the coupler into the valve and hand tighten the knob.

Step 4 Open the valve Turn the bottle gas valve to the open position. Then light the grill and start cooking.