Jump to content
Chgo2003

Manifold Replacement?

Recommended Posts

I am refurbishing my Weber Summit Silver (2004) and during disassembly came across rust on the left end of the manifold, paint flaking away. Obviously this is a concern since this is a pressurized part but the metal looks like it will clean up ok, the damage is not too severe and I can paint it and move on.

 

My concern is ... is there any danger the manifold could also rust from the inside? The water content of LP is minimal, and there should be minimal free oxygen inside the manifold, so I'd think not, but does anyone have experience along these lines?

 

Wondering if I should just go ahead and replace it?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The valves are all brass for the most part, you can take each valve apart clean everything by wiping, reapply lube and close it back. As for the frame sand it, paint it, and re-attach, no concerns that I am aware of.

 

I would add unless you notice hard to turn or burner just not working, leave the valves alone. I would sand the burner tubes along the holes to remove buildup.

 

Good luck

 

 

John

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×