Viking VGBQ3002RE2 Grill Use and Care Manual PDF

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Viking Use & Care Manual

Outdoor Gas Grills F20455F EN (050311)

Viking Range Corporation

111 Front Street

Greenwood, Mississippi 38930 USA

(662) 455-1200

For product information

call 1-888-VIKING1 (845-4641),

or visit the Viking Web site at

vikingrange.com

Congratulations Congratulations and welcome to the elite world of Viking ownership. We hope you will enjoy and appreciate the care and attention we have put into every detail of your new, state-of-the-art grill.

Your Viking appliance is designed to offer years of reliable service. This Use and Care Manual will provide you with the information you need to become familiar with the care and operation of your grill.

Your complete satisfaction is our ultimate goal. If you have any questions or comments about this product, please contact the dealer from whom you purchased it, or contact our Consumer Support Center at 1-888-VIKING1.

We appreciate your choice of a Viking grill and hope that you will again select our products for your other major appliance needs.

For more information about the complete and growing selection of Viking products, contact your dealer or visit us online at vikingrange.com.

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Warnings

WARNING EXPLOSION HAZARD Do not use the grill as storage area for flammable materials. Keep area clear and free from combustible materials, gasoline, and other flammable vapors and liquids. Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.

WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury, read and follow these basic precautions before operating your gas grill or side burners.

WARNING Before lighting the burners inspect the gas supply piping or hose. If there is evidence of cuts, wear, or abrasion, it must be replaced prior to use. Always keep your face and body as far away from the grill as possible when lighting.

WARNING ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD This unit is equipped with a grounding plug for your protection against shock hazard and should be plugged directly into a properly grounded receptacle. Do not cut or remove the grounding prong from this plug.

Keep all electric cords away from the heated surfaces of the grill.

WARNING Do not use flammable cleaning materials. Use a flashlight to inspect the burner inlet to ensure it is not blocked. If obstructions can be seen, use a metal wire coat hanger that has been straightened out. Shake out any debris through the air shutter.

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WARNING SPIDER AND INSECT INFESTATION Spiders and insects can nest in the burners/venturi tubes of this or any other grill, and cause the gas to flow from the front of the burner. This is a very dangerous condition that can cause a fire to occur behind the valve panel, thereby damaging the grill and making it unsafe to operate.

CAUTION Wait at least five minutes before relighting a hot grill to allow any accumulated gas to dissipate. Keep a spray bottle of soapy water near the gas supply valve and check the connections for gas leaks before each use.

CAUTION The side burner cover may be hot if the grill burners are in operation.

CAUTION Handle the smoker box with care. The cover becomes extremely hot when being used. Use sturdy, properly insulated gloves or dry potholders.

CAUTION Do not use a metal knife or any other metal tool to scrape

stainless steel parts. Do not permit citrus or tomato juice to remain on stainless

steel surfaces, as citric acid will permanently discolor stainless steel. Wipe up any spills immediately.

Do not use abrasive cleaners, steel wool pads, or abrasive cloths on stainless steel, painted parts, or brass parts.

Do not use brass cleaners on the brass option parts. They feature an epoxy coating.

FOR YOUR SAFETY 1. Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and

liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance. 2. Do not store any propane/butane (G31-G30) cylinder

(that is not connected for use) in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

WARNING This unit is for outdoor use only! Do not operate in a building, garage or any other enclosed areas. This could result in carbon monoxide buildup which could result in injury or death.

DANGER If you smell gas 1. Shut off gas to the appliance. 2. Extinguish any open flames. 3. Open lid. 4. If odor continues, immediately call your gas supplier.

WARNING TO PROTECT AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK 1. Do not immerse cord or plugs in water or other liquids. 2. Unplug from outlet when not in use and before cleaning. 3. Do not operate any outdoor appliance with a damaged cord, plug or after the appliance has malfunctioned. Contact the manufacturer for repair. 4. Do not let the cord hang over the edge or touch hot surfaces. 5. Use only extension cords with a 3-prong grounding plug; rated for the power of the equipment and approved for outdoor use with a W-A marking.

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Important Safety Instructions

Your unit should be properly installed and connected to the gas for which it was designed. Do not use charcoal, wood chips, or other material in your grill. The smoker tray is the only area designed to hold wood chips or other smoke flavor enhancers.

Have the technician show you the location of the gas shut-off valve so you can shut off the gas supply in an emergency. If you smell gas, the connections are not properly sealed or you may have a hole in the gas supply pipe or hose. Determining where the gas leak is should be left to a qualified technician. Warranty service must be performed by an authorized service agency.

Children should not be left alone or unattended in an area where the gas grill is being used. Never allow children to sit, stand or play on or around the grill at any time. Do not store items of interest to children around the grill. Never allow children to crawl inside the cart or masonry enclosure.

Use a covered hand when opening the hood and do so slowly to allow heat and steam to escape. To avoid burns when cooking, use long handled BBQ tools. Never lean over an open grill.

Use sturdy, properly insulated gloves or potholders. Dish towels or other substitutes can become entangled, causing burns. Use dry potholders; wet potholders create steam and cause burns. Keep potholders away from open flames when lifting or moving utensils. Do not touch portions of the grill rack or burner grate with potholders until the hot surfaces have cooled.

Only certain types of glass, heat-proof glass ceramic, earthenware, or other glazed utensils are suitable for grill use. These types of materials may break with sudden temperature changes. Use only on low or medium heat settings.

Select the correct pan size for the burner. Be sure the pan is large enough to avoid boilovers or spillovers. This will save cleaning, and prevent accumulations of food, heavy splattering, or spillovers that can catch fire.

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Important Safety Instructions ______________________7

Features ___________________________________________10

Before Lighting Grill _______________________________11

Using Grill with Outdoor Approved Hoods _________11

Operation Lighting Grill ______________________________________12

Using Grill _________________________________________16

Cooking Tips ______________________________________17

Grilling Tips _______________________________________20

Smoker Box _______________________________________21

Rotisserie __________________________________________22

Product Care Cleaning and Maintenance ________________________24

Battery Replacement ____________________________29

Troubleshooting ___________________________________31

Service Information ________________________________32

Warranty __________________________________________33

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WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury, read and follow these basic precautions before operating your gas grill or side burners.

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Important Safety Instructions When cooking in windy conditions, provide a wind break.

Locate the unit with proper clearance from combustible surfaces.

Spiders and insects can nest in the burners of the grill and block the gas and air flow to the burner ports. This may cause a fire from behind the manifold cover. Inspect and clean the burners periodically.

Keep the ventilation openings at the rear of the cart and cylinder enclosure free and clear to allow proper flow of air. Do not obstruct the flow of combustion and ventilation air.

Clothing fires are potential hazards. Do not wear long flowing sleeves around the grill. They are easily caught on pan handles or ignited by burners and are generally in the way. Highly flammable clothingespecially synthetic fabricsshould not be worn while cooking.

Do not heat any unopened glass or metal containers on the grill. Pressure may build up and cause the container to burst, resulting in serious personal harm or damage to the grill.

Do not move the appliance during use.

Be sure all controls are turned off and the grill is cool before using any type of aerosol cleaner on or around the grill. The chemical that produces the spraying action could, in the presence of heat, ignite or cause metal parts to corrode.

Do not remove the plastic cover on the rotisserie motor switch due to safety considerations.

If the following instructions are not followed exactly, a fire causing death or serious injury may occur. o Do not store a spare gas cylinder under or near this appliance. o Never fill the cylinder beyond 80 percent full.

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Never leave the grill unattended. High flames and fatty meats will promote flare ups.

When using the grill, do not touch the grill grates, open burner grates, or immediate surrounding areas. These surfaces become extremely hot and could cause burns. Be sure all controls are turned off and the unit has cooled before touching or cleaning any surfaces.

Do not use aluminum foil to line drip pans or grill racks. This can upset combustion air flow or trap excessive heat in the control area, resulting in melted knobs.

The handle of your cooking utensil should be positioned so that it does not extend over adjacent surface burners or interfere with closing the canopy. This will minimize burns, ignition of flammable materials, and possible spillage. Let hot pans cool in a safe place out of childrens reach.

Never grill without the drip tray in place. Make sure it is pushed all the way to the backin proper positionto catch the drippings. Let the grease cool before attempting to remove for cleaning or disposal. Do not allow large amounts of grease to accumulate in the drip tray as it can catch on fire.

Before storing, make sure the gas grill is cool. The gas must be turned off at the supply tank, removed, and stored outside in a well-ventilated area out of the reach of children.

Keep all electric cords away from heated areas of the grill.

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WARNING Before lighting the burners inspect the gas supply piping or hose. If there is evidence of cuts, wear, or abrasion, it must be replaced prior to use. Always keep your face and body as far away from the grill as possible when lighting.

WARNING This unit is for outdoor use only! Do not operate in a building, garage or an other enclosed areas. This could result in carbon monoxide buildup which could result in injury or death.

WARNING EXPLOSION HAZARD Do not use the grill as storage area for flammable materials. Keep area clear and free from combustible materials, gasoline, and other flammable vapors and liquids. Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.

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1. Electronic ignition 2. Pull out drip tray 3. Side burner control knobs

(if applicable) 4. Rotisserie control knob 5. 9V batterybehind control

panel 6. Grill burner control knobs 7. 9V batterybehind control

panel (some models) 8. Interior light switch

(E-Series) 9. Porcelain grids w/stainless

steel flavor generators underneath

10. Smoker box

11. Rotisserie bracket 12. Rotisserie motor 13. Spit rod w/forks 14. Warming rack

(if applicable) 15. Infrared rotisserie burner 16. Interior lights (E-Series) 17. Side burner

(if applicable) 18. Canopy

Prior to turning on the gas, inspect the gas supply tubing or hose. Look for evidence of abrasion, cuts, wear and tear, or other damage which could require replacement prior to use. Make sure all burner control knobs are off. Do not attempt to light the burners if the smell of gas is present.

Check the connection with a soap and water solution after attaching the hose. Make sure there is gas in the tank and the tank is upright.

CAUTION Wait at least five minutes before relighting a hot grill to allow any accumulated gas to dissipate. Keep a spray bottle of soapy water near the gas supply valve and check the connections for gas leaks before each use.

Features

NOTE: Control locations will vary according to model.

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Flash tube

Place the tabs on rear of stainless steel flavor generator plates into slots

on rear panel.

Lower stainless steel flavor generator plates so the front tabs rest on the grill frame.

Note: The flash tube must be accessible through the plates. If the flash tube is not accessible, the flavor generator plates are

not properly installed.

Flavor Generator Plates Proper Installation

Using Grill with Outdoor Approved Hoods Outdoor approved hood models should be installed in a covered yet non-

enclosed (well ventilated) area. Outdoor hoods aid greatly in smoke and odor removal, but should not be expected to eliminate entirely. They should also be protected from natural elements (such as rain) as much as possible.

ALWAYS turn the outdoor hood to the HIGH position before lighting the grill.

Keep the grill canopy closed as much as possible when cooking so smoke is exhausted out the back of the grill. This allows optimum performance of the hood.

During breezy conditions, the performance of the outdoor hood may be compromised.

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Lighting Grill

Lighting TruSear Infrared Burner (If Applicable) Before lighting the burner, remove the stainless steel cover. Push in and turn the TruSear infrared control knob until the HIGH position on the knob aligns with the indicator line on the control panel. Press the electronic ignition button that corresponds to the control knob. You will hear a clicking sound. Once lit, turn the control knob to the desired setting. If the burner does not light within 4 seconds, release and turn the control knob to OFF. Wait 5 minutes for any accumulated gas to dissipate and try again. After several failed attempts, the burner may be lit by turning the control knob to HIGH and dropping a match on the face of the burner. If the burner does not immediately ignite, turn the knob to OFF, wait 5 minutes and try again.

Lighting Side Burners First, remove the burner cover or any cooking utensil from the burner grate.

Push and turn the control knob until the HIGH position aligns with the indicator line on the control panel. Immediately press the electronic ignition button corresponding to the burner(s) being lit until the burner is lit or until 4 seconds pass. If the burner does not light after several attempts, wait five minutes to allow any accumulated gas to dissipate. If the burner will not light after several attempts, then the burner can be lit by holding a lit match next to the burner ports. Push and turn the control knob until the HIGH position on the knob aligns with the indicator line on the control panel.

CAUTION The side burner cover may be hot if the grill burners are in operation.

Lighting Grill T-Series Models When lighting a burner, always pay close attention to what you are doing. Be certain you are pressing the battery ignition button (T-Series only) corresponding to the burner you are lighting.

Lighting Grill Burners Open the hood or remove covers. Push and turn the control knob until the HIGH position on the knob aligns with the indicator line on the control panel. Press the electronic ignition button corresponding to the burner being lit. You will hear a clicking sound. Turn the control knob to the desired setting. If the burner does not light in 4 seconds, turn the knob to OFF and wait 5 minutes before trying again. This will allow accumulated gas to dissipate. After several failed attempts the burner can be lit with a paper book match using the flash tubes. If you have just attempted to light the burner with the ignitor, allow 5 minutes for any accumulated gas to dissipate.

Electronic ignitor

Side burner control knob

NOTE: Control locations will vary according to model.

Grill burner control knob

Rotisserie control knob

Flash tube

Place the lit match through the grid next to the flash tube of the burner being lit. Keep your face as far away from the grill as possible. Make sure the match is adjacent to the flash tube. Push and turn the control knob until the HIGH position on the knob aligns with the indicator line on the control panel. Make sure you are turning the control knob that corresponds with the burner being lit. If the burner does not light in 4 seconds, turn the knob to OFF, wait 5 minutes, and try again. If the burner will not light after several attempts, see the Troubleshooting section.

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Lighting the Grill Burners (E-Series Models) Make sure the unit is plugged into a properly grounded receptacle. Turn the appropriate control knob counter- clockwise to any position. This control is both a gas valve and an electric switch. Burners will ignite at any ON position with the automatic re-ignition system. If the flame goes out for any reason, the burners will automatically re-ignite if the gas is still flowing. When gas is permitted to flow to the burners, the electric igniters start sparking. On all surface igniters you should hear a clicking sound. If you do not, turn off the control and check that the unit is plugged in and that the fuse or circuit breaker is not blown or tripped.

Within a few moments, enough gas will have traveled to the burner to be able to light. When the burner lights, turn the burner control to any position to adjust the flame size. If the burner does not light in 4 seconds, turn the knob to OFF and wait 5 minutes before trying again. This will allow accumulated gas to dissipate. After several failed attempts the burner can be lit with a paper book match using the flash tubes.

If you have just attempted to light the burner with the ignitor, allow 5 minutes for any accumulated gas to dissipate. Place the lit match through the grid next to the flash tube of the burner being lit. Keep your face as far away from the grill as possible. Make sure the match is adjacent to the flash tube. Push and turn the control knob until the HIGH position on the knob aligns with the indicator line on the control panel. Make sure you are turning the control knob that corresponds with the burner being lit. If the burner does not light in 4 seconds, turn the knob to OFF, wait 5 minutes, and try again. If the burner will not light after several attempts, see the Troubleshooting section.

Lighting Infrared Rotisserie Burner (T-Series and E-Series Models) The location of the infrared burner makes it more susceptible to strong wind conditionsmore so than the protected grill burners. For this reason you should avoid using it during windy conditions.

Open the canopy. Push in and turn the rotisserie control knob until the HIGH position on the knob aligns with the indicator line on the control panel and continue to hold in the knob. Press the electronic ignition button which corresponds to the rotisserie control knob. You will hear a clicking sound. After the burner lights, hold the rotisserie control knob in about 5 seconds longer or until the burner remains lit. Once lit, turn the control knob to the desired setting. If the burner does not light within 4 seconds, release and turn the control knob to OFF. Wait 5 minutes for any accumulated gas to dissipate. If the burner does not light after several attempts, then the burner can be lit by holding a lit match to the burner (with the control knob pushed in at the light position). Push and turn the control knob until the HIGH position on the knob aligns with the indicator line on the control panel. Make sure you are turning the control knob that corresponds with the burner being lit. If relighting a hot burner, wait 5 minutes. Never leave the rotisserie control knob at ON if rotisserie is not in use.

Flash tube

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Using Grill Before You Begin The first time you use the grill, turn the control knob to

HIGH and preheat racks for an additional 15 20 minutes. This allows the porcelain grates to be seasoned.

Before each use, turn the control knob to HIGH and preheat for 5 7 minutes.

Check to be certain the drip tray is in place. Light the grill burners using the lighting instructions. Place the food on the grill and cook to the desired

doneness. Adjust heat setting, if necessary. The control knob may be set to any position between HIGH and LOW.

Allow grill to cool before cleaning. (Drip tray should be cleaned after each use.)

Canopy Thermometers (If Applicable) Your outdoor grill is equipped with a thermometer on the canopy. The thermometer is designed to aide in the preheating of the grill and closed canopy grilling. The estimated cooking temperatures with the canopy closed are:

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350

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550

650

750

200

300

400

600

700

WARM 150F (65C)

COLD SMOKE 150F 200F (65C 93C)

SMOKE 200F 300F (93C 149C)

GRILL 300F 750F (149C 399C)

Canopy Thermometer

Cooking Tips Grilling can be either an open or closed canopy process. Open canopy grilling is excellent for foods requiring quick searing like steaks, burgers, chops, and hot dogs. Closed canopy grilling is similar to roasting in an oven. Food is cooked by heat reflection from the cover as well as heat from the burners below.

When grilling chicken, roasts, well-done steaks or chops, and thick pieces of meat, sear on HIGH. Then reduce the heat setting to prevent excessive flareup. This will allow the food to cook through without burning on the outside.

When grilling large pieces of meat, use a meat thermometer to ensure that meats are either rare, medium or well- cooked.

After steaks, chops, or hamburgers have been allowed to sear for approximately 1 minute, you might want to slide a spatula under the meat and turn it approximately 90 so that a waffle pattern will be seared onto the food.

Use a metal spatula or tongs instead of a fork to turn the meat. A fork will puncture the meat, allowing juices to escape.

Turn the meat over only once. Juices are lost when steaks, chops, or hamburgers are turned several times. The best time to turn the meat is after the juices have begun to bubble to the surface.

To test for doneness, make a small slash in the center of the meat, not across the edge. This will prevent loss of juices.

Occasionally there may be flare-ups or flames above the grill due to drops of fat falling onto the flavor generator plates. It is normal to have some flare-up during grilling. If necessary, use a long spatula to move food to another area until the flames subside.

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Cooking Tips

Food Weight or thickness

Control setting

Total suggested cooking time*

Special instructions and tips

BEEF

Hamburgers 1/2 (1.3 cm) 3/4 (1.9 cm)

Med 8 15 min. Grill, turning once when juices rise to the surface. We suggest that ground chuck be used for hamburgers, as it will give you a juicier hamburger. Do not leave hamburgers unattended since a flare-up could occur quickly.

STEAKS

Rib, club, sirloin, t-bone, porterhouse

Rare 140F/60C

Medium 160F/71C

Well-done 170F/77C

Tenderloin

1 (2.5 cm) 1-1/2 (3.8 cm)

1 (2.5 cm) 1-1/2 (3.8 cm)

1 (2.5 cm) 1-1/2 (3.8 cm)

5 lbs (0.3 kg)

High High

Med Med

Med-High

High

8 12 min. 11 16 min.

10 12 min. 16 25 min.

20 30 min. 25 35 min.

30 40 min.

Remove excess fat from edge. Slash remaining fat at 2 intervals to keep edges from curling. Grill, turning once

Remove surface fat and fatty tissue. Fold over thin end to form uniformly thick piece. Bind with string. Grill, turning as needed to brown evenly. Brush often with melted margarine or oil.

POULTRY

Chicken halves or quarters

2 lbs (0.9 kg) 3 lbs (1.4 kg)

Med-High 1 1-1/2 hours 40 60 min.

Place skin side up. Grill, turning and brushing frequently with melted butter or oil.

PORK

Chops 1/2 (1.3 cm) 1 (2.5 cm)

Med Med

20 40 min. 35 60 min.

Remove excess fat from edge. Slash remaining fat at 2 intervals to keep edge from curling. Grill, turning once, and moving if necessary

*These times are recommendations only. Variations in cuts of meats and personal taste may alter cooking times. Use your discretion when grilling.

Cooking Tips

Food Weight or thickness

Control setting

Total suggested cooking time*

Special instructions and tips

PORK

Ribs

Ham steaks

Hot dogs

1/2 (1.3 cm)

Med

High

Med

45 60 min.

12 15 min.

5 10 min.

Grill, turning occasionally. During last few minutes brush with BBQ sauce, turn several times.

Remove excess fat from edge. Slash remaining fat at 2 intervals. Grill, turning once.

Slit skin before cooking. Grill, turning once.

Fish

Steaks Halibut Salmon Swordfish

Whole Catfish Trout

3/4 1 (0.9 1.4 kg)

4 8 ounces (110 230 g)

Med-High

Med-High

5 10 min.

10 12 min.

Grill, turning once. Brush with melted butter, oil, or marinade to keep fish moist.

Grill, turning once. Brush with melted butter, oil, or marinade to keep fish moist.

Vegetables

Carrots

Onions

Potatoes

Zucchini, squash

Whole

Whole

Whole

Sliced (halves or quarters)

Med-Low

Low

Low

Med

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20 min.

45 50 min.

30 min.

Scrub, dont peel. Wrap in foil and lay directly on grill grate.

Butter, wrap in foil. Turn often.

Oil, wrap in foil. Turn often.

Butter lightly prevent sticking.

*These times are recommendations only. Variations in cuts of meats and personal taste may alter cooking times. Use your discretion when grilling.

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Grilling Tips TruSear Infrared Grilling Tips Infrared grilling produces intense heat which quickly sears the meat. Searing locks in flavor and juices while allowing the outer surface to absorb smoke and food aroma that is produced as grease and drippings are vaporized by the burner. The result is a crisp, flavorful outside with a tender, juicy inside. As a general rule, foods will cook in about half the time they would take on an ordinary grill.

Preheat the grill. Ensure that meat is fully thawed and that all excess fat is trimmed

away prior to grilling. Leave the burner set on HIGH when placing food on the grill to

sear. For thicker cuts of meats, adjust burner to a lower setting and

continue cooking until desired doneness is reached.

NOTE: When the TruSear infrared burner is not use, it must be covered with the provided stainless steel cover for protection from outside elements such as rain.

Food Thickness Control setting

Suggested cooking time*

Chicken breast, boneless

N/A High

Reduce to Med

2 3 mins. each side cook 8 10 mins. total Turn occasionally to prevent burning outside.

Hamburger 1/2 - 3/4 thick High 2 mins. each side to sear. cook 6 8 mins. total. Turn occasionally to prevent burning.

Steaks, ribeye 1-1/2 thick High 3 mins. each side for rare.

4 mins. each side for medium.

Steaks, filet 1 thick High 3 mins. each side for rare to med. rare. 3-1/2 mins each side for medium.

Pork chops 3/4 thick High 4 mins. each side.

*These times are recommendations only. Variations in cuts of meats and personal taste may alter cooking times. Use your discretion when grilling.

TruSear Infrared Cooking Chart

Using the smoker box feature intensifies the flavor by adding smoke to the grilling process. The additional smoke creates a cloud around the food which permeates meats and vegetables for added smoky flavor. In order to use the smoker box, remove the last set of porcelain grids on the right hand side of the grill. Set the smoker box in the opening so that the front and rear tabs rest on the grill frame.

Wood Chip Use in Smoker Box There are many wood chips available and selection is based on personal taste. The most common chips used are mesquite or hickory. Always soak the chips in water prior to putting them into the box. Use the HIGH position to start the chips smoking, then reduce the heat to a lower level to prevent them from drying out and flaming. If the wood chips do flame up, add a small amount of water to extinguish the flame. Use caution when adding water to a hot box to avoid steam burns. This tray may also be filled with water to produce steam. Whether smoking or steaming, the grill should remain closed as much as possible to maximize the effect.

During extended roasting periods, it is normal to add fresh wood chips and water to the box several times. Limit the amount of times the canopy is openedeach peek adds about 15 minutes to the cooking time.

Smoker box

CAUTION Handle the smoker box with care. The cover becomes extremely hot when being used. Use sturdy, properly insulated gloves or dry potholders.

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Rotisserie The rotisserie burner is an infrared burner which provides intense searing radiant heat. Preferred by professional chefs over other methods, this intense heat is great for searing in the natural juices and nutrients found in quality cuts of meat. Once lit, the rotisserie burner will reach cooking temperatures in about 1 minute. The red glow will even out in about 5 minutes.

To install the rotisserie motor, align the drive shaft on the motor with the gear box on the side of the grill. Tighten the thumb screws on the motor into the mounting brackets on the grill frame. The skewer for the rotisserie is assembled into the gear box assembly by placing the pointed end into the gear box and resting the rounded end on the wheels on the left side of the grill.

WARNING ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD This unit is equipped with a grounding plug for your protection against shock hazard and should be plugged directly into a properly grounded receptacle. Do not cut or remove the grounding prong from this plug.

Keep the rotisserie motor electric cord away from the heated surfaces of the grill.

Motor Skewer

Gear box

Mounting bracket

Thumb screws

Rotisserie fork

Rotisserie To load the skewer, slide one of the rotisserie forks (prongs facing away from the end) onto the skewer. Push the skewer through the center of the food, then slide the second rotisserie fork (prongs toward the food) onto the skewer. Center the product to be cooked on the skewer then push the forks firmly toward the food. Tighten the wing nuts with pliers. It may also be necessary to wrap the food with butchers string to secure loose portions. Never use nylon or plastic string. Once the food is secure, insert the skewer into the motor. To turn on rotisserie motor, flip the ON/OFF switch located on the rotisserie motor assembly.

If needed, remove the grill grates. Place the basting pan beneath the food. Keep canopy closed while using the rotisserie. Each peek adds about 15 minutes to the cooking time. A meat thermometer should be used when cooking large pieces of meat to ensure that the meats are rare, medium, and well cooked.

Food Weight Control setting

Suggested cooking time*

Internal temperature

Beef rib roast 4 6 lbs. Med-High Rare 14 16 min./lb.

Medium 23 25 min./lb.

145F

160F

Bnls tip roast 4 6 lbs. Med-High Rare 14 16 min./lb.

Medium 23 25 min./lb.

145F

160F

Bone-in pork butt 3 5 lbs Med-Low 15 18 min./lb. 170F

Bnls pork loin 3 5 lbs Med 22 25 min./lb. 170F

Smoked ham half 5 7 lbs Med 22 25 min./lb. 170F

Chicken Whole fryer Quarters

2 4 lbs Med Med-High

25 30 min./lb. 20 22 min./lb.

180F 180F

Turkey Whole Breast

12 14 lbs 5 6 lbs

Med-High Med-High

16 18 min./lb. 22 25 min./lb.

180F 170F

Cornish hens 1-1/2 2 lbs. Med 22 25 min./lb. 180F

*The above information is given as a guide only. You may need to vary the heat settings and times due to factors such as weather, climate and/or personal requirements.

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Cleaning and Maintenance Any piece of equipment works better and lasts longer when maintained properly and kept clean. Grilling equipment is no exception. Your grill must be kept clean and maintained properly. Viking highly recommends cleaning the grill after each use. A Viking grill cover (sold separately) should also be strongly considered in order to protect your grill from the elements.

Porcelain Grates/Flavor Generator Plates/Grill Burners The porcelain grill grates are easily cleaned immediately after cooking is complete and before turning off the flame. Wearing a barbecue mitt to protect your hand from heat, use a stainless or brass bristle barbecue brush to scrub the porcelain burner grid. Dip the brush frequently in a bowl of water. Steam is created as the water contacts the hot grate. The steam assists the cleaning process by softening the food particles. IMPORTANT: It is critical that the flavor plates not be allowed to develop excess build-up of debris over an extended period. Extreme flare-up may occur. For thorough cleaning of the grates and plates, allow to cool, then soak 15 to 30 minutes in a hot water and detergent solution. After soaking, scrub with a teflon scouring pad. Do not use a steel wool pad or abrasive cleaners. They could damage the porcelain finish.

Before removing the grates and burners, make sure the gas supply is off and the knobs are in the OFF position. To disassemble the grill for thorough cleaning, remove parts after they have cooled in the following order.

Remove porcelain grill grates. Remove flavor generator plates.

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Unclip holding tab at the rear of each burner.

Remove burner from holding tab at rear of burner.

Remove burner from slots located in front mounting bracket.

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WARNING Do not use flammable cleaning materials. Use a flashlight to inspect the burner inlet to ensure it is not blocked. If obstructions can be seen, use a metal wire coat hanger that has been straightened out. Shake out any debris through the air shutter.

Burner outlet

Remove the grates, burner bowls, and grate support.

Remove bolts from side burners.

Removing Optional Side Burners for cleaning

Lift side burners and separate air shutter from orifice.

Cleaning and Maintenance TruSear Infrared Grill Burner (If Applicable) When finished cooking, turn the control knob to the HIGH setting and allow the burner to burn for 5 minutes. This helps eliminate any drippings or debris that would otherwise remain on the burner, degrading the performance and reducing burner life. After the 5 minute burn-off time, turn the grill OFF and allow to cool completely before attempting to clean or move. Wipe excess grease and food from grill surfaces.

NOTE: When the TruSear infrared burner is not use, it must be covered withthe provided stainless steel cover for protection from outside elements such as rain.

Drip Tray The drip tray pans should be removed and cleaned after each use. Allow the drippings in the the drip tray pans to cool completely before removing. To remove the drip tray pans, simply remove the pans from the tray. Place the trays in hot, soapy water to clean. Wipe up any debris that may have collected in the drip tray with a hot, soapy towel. Dry and replace drip tray pans before next use.

CAUTION Do not use a metal knife or any other metal tool to scrape

stainless steel parts. Do not permit citrus or tomato juice to remain on stainless

steel surfaces, as citric acid will permanently discolor stainless steel. Wipe up any spills immediately.

Do not use abrasive cleaners, steel wool pads, or abrasive cloths on stainless steel, painted parts, or brass parts.

Do not use brass cleaners on the brass option parts. They feature an epoxy coating.

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Cleaning and Maintenance Infrared Rotisserie Burner Special care is not required for the infrared rotisserie burner. It is designed as a self-contained unit. Do not attempt to clean it. Its own operation burns off any impurities which may condense on it.

Individual part cleaning chart

Part What to use How to clean

Stainless steel* Mild detergent and warm water or stainless steel cleaner

Wipe with soft cloth or sponge. Use stainless steel cleaner to remove fingerprints and smudges. Rinse and dry thoroughly.

Porcelain parts (Grates)

Mild detergent and warm water or nonabrasive household cleaners.

Wipe with soft cloth or sponge. Rinse and dry thoroughly. For stubborn spots, occasionally use a non-caustic oven cleaner (fume free).

Flavor Plates Mild detergent and warm water or stainless steel cleaner

Soak in warm water and mild detergent. For stubborn spots, scrub with stainless or brass bristle BBQ brush. Wipe down with heavy-duty cloth or sponge. Dry thoroughly.

Control knobs Mild detergent and warm water or nonabrasive household cleaners. Do not soak.

Wipe with soft cloth or sponge. Rinse and dry thoroughly.

Painted parts (Canopy)

Mild detergent and warm water or nonabrasive household cleaners

Wipe with soft cloth or sponge. Rinse and dry thoroughly.

*NOTE: Under rare conditions, such as an extremely salty environment, small amounts of rust may accumulate on stainless steel parts. These small amounts of surface rust can easily be removed by applying Soft Scrub Gel to a damp sponge and wiping with the stainless steel grain. It is important to make sure you wipe with the grain for the most efficient removal of surface rust.

Cleaning and Maintenance Battery Replacement Each T-Series grill is equipped with a battery for the electronic ignition. The 30W. models only have one battery located under the left hand side of the control panel. All other models have two batteries located under each end of the control panel. The battery locations are shown on the control panel. To replace the battery:

1. Slide out drip tray. 2. Locate round black cap, which is inside the burner box

under the battery symbol on the control panel. 3. Unscrew cap. Battery is snapped in the cap. 4. Replace the battery by connecting corresponding post to

post inside burner box. 5. Snap cap on battery and screw back into slot underneath

control panel.

Battery cap

Battery

NOTE: Round black cap that holds battery is located underneath control panel and behind drip tray.

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Spider Inspection You should inspect the burners/venturi tubes at least once a year, or immediately if any of the following conditions occur.

The smell of gas along with the burner flames appearing yellow. The grill does not reach the proper temperatures. The grill heats unevenly. The burners make a popping noise.

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WARNING SPIDER AND INSECT INFESTATION

Spiders and insects can nest in the burners/venturi tubes of this or any other grill, and cause the gas to flow from the front of the burner. This is a very dangerous condition that can cause a fire to occur behind the valve panel, thereby damaging the grill and making it unsafe to operate.

Troubleshooting

PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE AND/OR REMEDY

T-Series grill wont light when the ignitor is pressed

Make sure the control knob is off (no gas is on). Remove the grill rack and the flavor generator plates. Watch the ignitor tip. You should see a spark jump from the tip of the ignitor when the button is pressed. Do the other burners work? Make sure the ignitor tip is clean and free from debris. Check battery to electronic ignition.

Burner flame is yellow or orange and a gas odor is present

Check the burner inlet for obstructions. Check the air shutter for proper adjustment.

Low heat with knob on HIGH

Is the fuel hose bent or kinked? Is there adequate gas supply available? If only one burner appears low, does the orifice or burner need cleaning? Are any other gas appliances at the location below normal rate? Is the air shutter too far open or closed? Is the gas supply or gas pressure low?

Burner will not light Is there a spark at the thermocouple? Can you match light the burner using the flame parts?

Burner lights, but will not hold flame once button is released

Is the thermocouple kinked or bent away from the burner? Readjust to lay flat against burner. Is the safety valve button being depressed long enough? Hold button in until burner remains lit. Check for black spots on the infrared screen.

If your grill rotisserie should fail to operate

Is the electrical cord securely inserted in the electrical outlet? Is the circuit breaker open, or is a fuse blown?

Replacing Interior Halogen Canopy Lights

Do not touch bulb with bare hands. Clean off any signs of oil from the bulb and handle with a soft cloth.

CAUTION DISCONNECT THE ELECTRIC POWER BEFORE REPLACING BULB.

1. Unsnap glass light cover using a screwdriver in the access groove.

2. Firmly grasp light bulb and pull out.

3. Replace with halogen bulb using volt and wattage requirements listed on glass cover.

4. Replace the light cover by snapping glass cover onto metal box.

5. Reconnect power.

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Service Information If service is required, call your dealer or authorized service agency. The name of the authorized service agency can be obtained from the dealer or distributor in your area.

Have the following information readily available. Model number Serial number Date purchased Name of dealer from whom purchased

Clearly describe the problem that you are having. If you are unable to obtain the name of an authorized service agency, or if you continue to have service problems, contact Viking Range Corporation at (888) 845-4641, or write to

VIKING RANGE CORPORATION PREFERRED SERVICE

1803 Hwy 82W Greenwood, Mississippi 38930 USA

Record the information indicated below. You will need it if service is ever required. The model and serial number for your grill is located on an identification plate located under the drip tray in the rear left corner next to the inlet pipe.

Model no._____________________ Serial no. ________________

Date of purchase __________ Date installed ________________

Dealers name __________________________________________

Address ________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________

If service requires installation of parts, use only authorized parts to insure protection under the warranty.

Keep this manual for future reference.

Warranty PROFESSIONAL SERIES OUTDOOR GAS GRILL WARRANTY

ONE YEAR FULL WARRANTY Outdoor gas grills and all of their component parts, except as detailed below*, are warranted to be free from defective materials or workmanship in normal household use for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of original retail purchase. Viking Range Corporation, warrantor, agrees to repair or replace, at its option, any part which fails or is found to be defective during the warranty period.

*Painted and decorative items are warranted to be free from defective materials or workmanship for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of original retail purchase. ANY DEFECTS MUST BE REPORTED TO THE SELLING DEALER WITHIN NINETY (90) DAYS FROM DATE OF ORIGINAL RETAIL PURCHASE. Viking Range Corporation uses the most up-to-date processes and best materials available to produce all color finishes. However, slight color variation may be noticed because of the inherent differences in painted parts and porcelain parts as well as differences in kitchen lighting, product locations, and other factors.

FIVE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY Any burner assemblies, TruSear infrared burner, infrared rotisserie burner, or porcelain grill grate which fails due to defective materials or workmanship in normal household use during the second through fifth year from the date of original retail purchase will be repaired or replaced, free of charge for the part itself, with the owner paying all other costs, including labor. Corrosion, scratching, and discoloration due to improper use and care of the outdoor product is excluded from this warranty.

LIFETIME LIMITED WARRANTY Any stainless steel part or porcelain grill grate which rusts through due to defective materials or workmanship in normal household use during the fifth through the useful lifetime of the grill from the date of original retail purchase will be repaired or replaced, free of charge for the part itself, with the owner paying all other costs, including labor.

NINETY (90) DAY RESIDENTIAL PLUS WARRANTY. This warranty applies to applications where use of the product extends beyond normal residential use. Examples are, but not limited to, bed and breakfasts, fire stations, private clubs, churches, etc. This warranty excludes all commercial locations such as restaurants, food service locations and institutional food service locations.

This warranty extends to the original purchaser of the product warranted hereunder and to each transferee owner of the product during the term of the warranty.

This warranty shall apply to products purchased and located in the United States and Canada. Products must be purchased in the country where service is requested. Warranty labor shall be performed by an authorized Viking Range Corporation service agency or representative. Warranty shall not apply to damage resulting from abuse, accident, natural disaster, loss of electrical power to the product for any reason, alteration, improper installation, improper operation, or repair or service of the product by anyone other than an authorized Viking Range Corporation service agency or representative. This warranty does not apply to commercial usage. Warrantor is not responsible for consequential or incidental damage whether arising out of breach of warranty, breach of contract, or otherwise. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

Owner shall be responsible for proper installation, providing normal care and maintenance, providing proof of purchase upon request, and making the appliance reasonably accessible for service. If the product or one of its component parts contains a defect or malfunction during the warranty period, after a reasonable number of attempts by the warrantor to remedy the defects or malfunctions, the owner is entitled to either a refund or replacement of the product or its component part or parts. Warrantors liability on any claim of any kind, with respect to the goods or services covered hereunder, shall in no case exceed the price of the goods or service or part thereof which gives rise to the claim.

WARRANTY SERVICE: Under the terms of this warranty, service must be performed by a factory authorized Viking Range Corporation service agent or representative. Service will be provided during normal business hours, and labor performed at overtime or premium rates shall not be covered by this warranty. To obtain warranty service, contact the dealer from whom the product was purchased, an authorized Viking Range Corporation service agent, or Viking Range Corporation. Provide model and serial number and date of original purchase. For the name of your nearest authorized Viking Range Corporation service agency, call the dealer from whom the product was purchased or Viking Range Corporation. IMPORTANT: Retain proof of original purchase to establish warranty period.

The return of the Owner Registration Card is not a condition of warranty coverage. You should, however, return the Owner Registration Card so that Viking Range Corporation can contact you should any question of safety arise which could affect you.

Any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness applicable to the above described burner assemblies, infrared rotisserie burners, porcelain grill grates, and stainless steel parts are limited in duration to the period of coverage of the applicable express written limited warranties set forth above. Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which may vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

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