Kenmore 4 Burner LP Gas Grill with Rotisserie Burner and Side BurnerItem# 07101566000 | Model# BG1734B
|Dimensions and Capacity:|
|Bonus Grid Area (sq. in.):||187.27|
|Cooking Grate Size:||31.5 x 17.5 inch|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||154.32|
|Primary Cooking Area:||400 sq. in. and above|
|Primary Cooking Area (sq. in.):||551|
|Total Cooking Area Range:||700 sq. in. and above|
|Total Grill Cooking Area (sq. in.):||720|
|Assembly:||Ready to assemble|
|Burner Type:||Side burner|
|Fuel Type:||Propane (LP)|
|Wheels or Casters:||Yes|
|Lid Color:||Stainless steel|
|Materials & Finishes:|
|Body Material:||Stainless steel|
|Material, Lid:||Stainless steel|
|Overall Finish:||Stainless Steel and Coated Steel|
|Included with Item:|
|Gas Cylinder Tank:||No|
|Grill Side Shelf:||Yes|
|Handle Material:||Stainless steel|
|Number of Handles:||5|
|Frame Design:||Quick set|
|Leg Material:||Powder coated steel|
|Number of Wheels:||4|
|Wheels Location:||Front and Back|
|Number of Cooking Grates:||2|
|Primary Location:||Front, sides & rear|
|Warranties & Coverage:|
|General Warranty:||1 year limited warranty|
|Warranty Terms - Parts:||10 year burner warranty|
|Ash Disposal Type:||N/A|
|Burner Material:||Stainless Steel tube burner|
|Heat Distribution:||Flavorizer bars|
|Prefer Electronic Ignition:||Yes|
|Temperature Gauge Location:||Lid|
|BTUs Per Hour:||40,000 or more|
|Side Burner BTUs:||11000|
|Bonus Grid Material:||Porcelain-coated steel|
|Bonus Grid Type:||Warming rack|
|Cooking Grate Material:||Porcelain-Enameled Steel|
|Primary Grid Burner No.:||4|
|Primary Grid Number:||2|
|Bonus Burner Type:||Flush mount side burner|
|Side Burner Included:||Yes|
|Shelves & Storage:|
|Side Shelf Material:||Steel|
|Side Shelf Type:||Stationary|
Ratings & Reviews
Satisfy all of your outdoor cooking needs with the Kenmore 4 Burner Gas Grill with Rotisserie & Side Burner. Featuring a generous 738 square inches of cooking space, this eye-catching grill has a high polished stainless steel hood with seamless welds that resist rust, so your grill will keep its luster over time. The Sure Light Electronic Ignition System makes lighting a breeze, and the Soft Touch self-closing doors make your grilling experience even more effortless and enjoyable. For added versatility, convert it to natural gas with natural gas conversion kit 071-1898.
- Stainless steel hood with High Polished Finish and Seamless Welds inhibits rust
- Sure Light Electronic Ignition System makes lighting a breeze
- High Quality Soft Touch Self Closing doors for added convenience
- Insulated Front Cabinet Doors
- Slide Out Tank Tray for easy tank replacement
- Rotisserie burner (Rotisserie Kit sold separately 071-22981)
- Side Burner for sauteing and boiling
- Huge 738 square inch cooking area
- For added versatility, convert it to natural gas with natural gas conversion kit 071-1898.
- Some assembly is required.
- Assembly is only available on online orders for home delivery and comes with an additional fee.
24.7 x 61 x 47.1 inches
Added on December 31, 2012
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Most Helpful Reviews
This grill has some good features. I like the propane tank roll out shelf and the rotisserie burner. However, the instructions for putting the grill together are lacking. I ended up with 2 extra wires for the starter box that the instructions say nothing about. I don't like the opening in the back of the grill top hood. It lets heat out. Finally, I am afraid this grill will not get as hot as I had expected. Last night I had all the burners on high for 30 minutes and the temperature cage still only read 500 degrees.
This is the best grill I have ever purchased. This grill is very well constructed and is made to last. It is easy to put together as long you follow the manual (it takes about 2 hours to put to assemble). Kenmore has designed this grill to be easily moved around without the fear of it breaking. The design is first rate and is a very high quality grill. I would highly recommend this grill for anyone to purchase.
The Kenmore rotisserie burner grill gets the job done, The slide out tank is easily accessible and the electric ignition works instantly (except with the side burner which doesn't respond to the spark, but can easily be lite with a flame). The rotisserie flame is more difficult to ignite, but works well once lite. The electric motor and rack for the rotisserie is a necessary option at about another $40.
For the price, this grill is awesome. I paid $399 (got the online sale price at the time, in-store after showing printout of the online listing), the in-store sales price was $499. As a bonus, the in-store version was already assembled - while a bit clunky to load up in the 4-Runner - had to leave the hatch open, and strap it in - we got it home, and put it to immediate use. After a couple of months of use, I purchased and installed the Natural Gas Conversion Kit. It took about an hour to install, but I was cleaning the grill inside at the same time. I have seen no differences in performance since the installation, and the BTU rating is the same for both the propane and the NG nozzles. I'm really a charcoal person, but when you live in a place where it's sometimes not even allowed to use an open flame due to severe drought, you do what you can to prevent wildfires. Embers are not not a good thing to have. Anyway, I've had no big issues with this grill and so far it's been an all around great experience to cook on it. The few minor things I'd like to point out are: - Propane tank running out after fewer that expected grilling occasions. Then again, I've only had smaller grills before so it wasn't completely unexpected. - The writing on the plastic knobs is wearing off a bit quicker than expected. I had it without a cover for a few weeks, and that was all it took. Then again, the NG conversion kit came with new knobs, so that is also a non-issue. - When it rains and the grill is not covered, the grease pan (which is not very large) fills with rain water, overflows, and the under-grill cabinet have to be cleaned up. These three things however, are so minor to me that they do not diminish the value of the grill at all. They can all be avoided by caring properly for the grill. If you're expecting this grill to be the equivalent of a $2500 Weber - you're going to be disappointed, because it isn't. But... For the price, this grill is a great backyard grill - and with a cover, it'll last even longer.
Colorado Springs, CO
I bought this grill primarily because it has a rotisserie burner. I actually used the rotisserie on my old grill more than any other feature. The webpage for this grill indicates that the rotisserie kit is sold separately. However, the part/item number listed does not correlate to any specific rotisserie kit. The mounting hardware on my existing rotisserie kit will not work on this grill. I ordered one of the "universal" rotisserie kits listed on the Sears website, but had to return it because it would not work, either. I have spent hours on the phone talking with Sears Customer Service, Retail Sales, and Parts. I have been told that Sears DOES NOT MAKE A ROTISSERIE KIT for this grill -- but no one can even tell me what "universal" kit(s) will fit this grill! So, if you are considering buying this grill for the rotisserie burner, DON'T! Buy one that will work with the vast majority of "universal" rotisserie kits available Further, the side burner electric igniter is defective. Sears is sending a technician to work on it next week -- a month after I contacted them regarding the problem! If someone out there knows of a rotisserie kit that will work on this grill, please tell me, or post it in a review.
This grill is easy to use and produces great results. It has enough room for what I want to grill without crowding the food together. As this is my first gas grill, I am still learning its capabilities and how to manage temperatures. Mine didn't include a recipe book (only assembly instructions), which may have helped if it included some tips on that.
I bought my kenmore grill just a few weeks ago. It was a pleasure to put together, the instructions were pretty clear and concise. Took a few hours to put together. There were a few things that could have been a little clear. The only issue that I ran into with the grill assembly was I could not get the side burner igniter to work. I'll have to take the issue up with sears. It states in the manual if your have any issues after trouble shooting call sears. The grill itself is a great looking grill I opted for the all stainless steel. The grill has cast iron grates that was a selling point for me! Kenmore grill starts very easily by pushing in the **** and turning gas on. The grill heated up very fast to BBQ in about 5-8 minutes. The first thing I made on the grill was a. Tri Tip it came out amazing! The one thing I wish this grill did come with is the actual rotisserie assembly.
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