Small leak from venturi


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Old 08-17-15, 02:21 PM
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Small leak from venturi

On high I can see a flame where the venturi his into the bottom of the BBQ. On low, it's not there.
Any ideas how to fix it?

 
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Old 08-19-15, 10:48 PM
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I've looked at your picture but I'm not sure what the problem is.
Actually I'm not sure what I'm looking at in the picture either.
 
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Old 08-20-15, 12:18 AM
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...where the venturi his into the bottom...
I know that his is not the word that you want but I can't figure out what word you DO want.

Could you also apply an arrow to the picture showing exactly where this flame is? Also, what direction is the gas flow, i.e which end has the gas control valve and which end has the burner?
 
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Old 08-20-15, 10:50 AM
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Sorry, it should read fits into the bbq.
Reattached image.
There is a tiny gap between the metal but that fits into the burner.
The picture is the underside of the BBQ where the venture goes into the burner area.
Flames do not come out when the burner is on low.
When on anything higher than that, they appear.
Screws do not tighten any further.

 
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Looks to me as if you may be missing gaskets under those flange connections. At the very least there may be burrs on the metal keeping it from making good contact.
 
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The only thing I could find locally was automotive high temp gasket maker (up to 600F) and I used that to seal up the venturi.
On first use (after 24hrs), it melted and flames were coming out the bottom again.
Any ideas what else I can use? Is there some sort of gasket material I can buy and cut a hole in?
The BBQ is a fairly old ``Wait Broilmaster``

Permatex Hi-Temp Red RTV Gasket Maker | Canadian Tire
 
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Old 04-22-16, 08:13 AM
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Take a few more pics.... especially on the other side of what's in the picture. I see the flanges but I'm not sure why the flames would be there.
 
 

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