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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.


  • : Never light a grill with the cover closed. Always open the cover first.
  • 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.
  • TIP: Bottle attachments vary. Refer to your grill's installation instructions.
  • 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.
  • FACT: More than three out of four households in the United States own an outdoor grill.

You Will Need

  • A grill with a gas connection
  • A propane tank

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