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5 Tips For Blackstone 22’s That Won’t Light!

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Numerous reasons can cause a Blackstone 22 inch griddle not to light. The only thing you can do is take a troubleshooting list and go down the list, starting with checking the propane level, regulators, hoses, checking for leaks, checking for igniter switches. It can be anything, so there could be more to check on the list that meets the eye.

Why is My Blackstone Griddle Not Igniting?

If your Blackstone griddle isn’t igniting, there could be a number of reasons why. The first thing you should do is check the propane level to make sure that there is enough fuel to actually light the griddle.

If the tank is full, then you’ll want to check the regulators and hoses for any leaks. It’s also a good idea to check for any igniter switches that may have been turned off.

Leaking propane is the most common reason why a Blackstone griddle won’t ignite. Always make sure that all of the connections are tight before attempting to light the griddle.

If there are any cracks or holes in the hose, this will allow gas to escape and will make it difficult, if not impossible, for the griddle to light.

The best way to check for this at the connections or on the hoses is with soapy water. As the gas is released, it will cause bubbles to form showing you where the leak is located, so you can fix it. 

If all of the connections are tight and you’re still having trouble getting your Blackstone griddle to ignite, it’s possible that there is something wrong with the igniter switch.

If this is the case, you’ll need to take the griddle to a Blackstone dealer for repair.

Hopefully, by following these troubleshooting tips, you’ll be able to get your Blackstone griddle up and running in no time!

How Do You Light a Blackstone Griddle 22″?

Here is a guide on how to light your Blackstone griddle 22″.

Step 1: Make sure that the griddle is turned off and unplugged from the outlet.

Step 2: Open up the griddle and locate the gas valve. It will be located near the bottom of the griddle, on either the left or right side.

Step 3: Turn the gas valve on by rotating it to the right (clockwise). You will hear a clicking noise when you turn it on.

Step 4: Locate the igniter button, which is also located near the bottom of the griddle. It will be on the same side as the gas valve.

Step 5: Press and hold the igniter button while you light a match. Hold the flame to the burner port, which is located just above the igniter button.

Step 6: Once the burner is lit, release the igniter button. The griddle will start to heat up.

Step 7: Close the griddle and let it preheat for at least 5 minutes before cooking on it. 

How Do I Manually Light a Blackstone Grill?

The Blackstone 22″ griddle is a great way to cook delicious food for your family and friends. However, sometimes the igniter button doesn’t work properly, or you may not have batteries in the unit. In these cases, you’ll need to know how to manually light the Blackstone Grill. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it.

Step 1: Make sure that all of the burners are turned off. This is an important safety measure to prevent an explosion.

Step 2: Check to see if the igniter is working by pushing the button. If it doesn’t click, then the batteries may be dead and will need to be replaced.

Step 3: If the igniter is working, turn on one burner to low and hold down the igniter button for about 30 seconds.

Step 4: If the burner doesn’t light after that, turn up the gas slightly and try again.

Step 5: If it still doesn’t work, then you may need to call customer service for help.

How Do You Reset a Blackstone Regulator?

The regulator is what controls the heat on the griddle, and it can be reset by following these simple steps:

Step 1: Make sure that all of the burners are turned off. This is an important safety measure to prevent an explosion.

Step 2: Turn on one burner to low and hold down the igniter button for about 30 seconds.

Step 3: While the burner is still on, remove the gas knob by turning it counter-clockwise.

Step 4: Hold down the red reset button for about 5 seconds, until you hear a clicking noise.

Step 5: Turn the gas knob back on by turning it clockwise, and then turn off the burner.

Step 6: Wait for about 5 minutes before turning on the griddle again.

Final Thoughts

While going down the list of troubleshooting, there are many ways to find the problems if the griddle is not lighting. Hopefully, these steps helped, but if, for some reason, nothing works, it is best to call the professionals.

These steps are easy, but if you are not comfortable, accidents may happen or things may get overlooked and that is when catastrophe strikes.

It is essential to understand that you are fooling with flammable gas and the results are deadly if mistakes are made.

There is no room for errors and everyone should always stay as safe as possible and just enjoy the cooking.