Topic Title: TOO HOT!!!
Created on July 14, 2011 at 11:04 AM

ED

There has got to be a way to turn the temp down. Just got on the Holland train and disappointed the this one thing. With the lid closed for just 20 minutes, with food on the grill not just preheating it, the temperature had reached 550. That's TOO HOT for any kind of cooking. If somone comes up with a truly practical answer, PLEASE let me know. We bought one of the new Mavericks. Love the grill, just is set too hot. I mean, when you light it up it sounds like a jet firing up!

Young Buck

Ed...Call Holland....800-880-9766.

Weldon

The "Jet engine noise" is an indication the you have your air-shutter set too lean (too much air, all blue flame). Reset it so you have the "blue flame with small yellow tips" your manual talks about. Correctly set, you should just hear a light hissing sound from the burner. It might not get quite as hot set this way, but it will light better & burn clean.

Jarold

Your grill may have been set for natural gas instead of LP. Sounds like you need a different orfice especially if you are using LP.uradab

steve

want to trade grills? mine will not get past 350 degrees done all checks for troubleshooting anyone have this problem

Tom Kirkman

Something else you may want to check - your temp gauge. They are fully adjustable. Make sure it's reading correctly before you even fire up your grill. If it's 80F outside, the gauge should be reading 80F, not 50F or 100F.

ED

THANKS FOR YOUR INPUT EVERYONE. GOT A NEW (SMALLER) ORIFICE FROM HOLLAND AND EVERY THING IS FINE NOW. I WANT THEM TO KNOW HOW MUCH I APPRECIATE THEIR HELP. MY TEMPS RUN RIGHT AROUND 400 NOW. HARD TO IMAGINE THAT SUCH A SMAL CHANGE IN SUCH A SMALL HOLE CAN MAKE 100 DEGREES DIFFERANCE.
THANKS AGAIN.

steve

my grill would not get past 350 in july in NE. tried everything company told me. No results so I drilled out orfice (not suppose to ) and now 425 in march in NE what diff. I wonder if holland got some mislabeled orfices from their supplier?g