Char-Broil® Patio Bistro® Gas Grill Recall Information

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Char-Broil® Patio Bistro® Gas Grill Recall Information


In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Char-Broil, LLC is voluntarily recalling certain Char-Broil® Gas Patio Bistro® grills. The electronic ignition on the grill can ignite unexpectedly, posing a burn hazard. This can occur if the burner flame goes out and the consumer turns the control knob to “OFF.” When the control knob passes back through the “Ignition” position, the electronic ignition may activate and unexpectedly ignite the propane that has accumulated in the grill. Char-Broil will send you a free repair kit with a replacement ignition module, instructions for disabling the existing ignition switch and installing the new ignition module. To order the repair kit please contact our customer service 1-866-239-6777. The grill models effected by this recall are:

US MODEL NOS: 11601558, 11601558-A1, 12601558, 12601558-A2 and 12601713
CANADIAN MODEL NOS: 11601579, 12601579 and 13601833

Official CPSC Recall Release

Recall Questions & Answers (PDF)

 Toll-Free Consumer Recall Support:1-866-239-6777


Char-Broil® Patio Bistro® 240 Gas Grill

   - U.S. Model Numbers: 11601558, 11601558-A1, 12601558 and 12601558-A2
   - Canadian Model Numbers: 11601579 and 12601579

Gas Patio Bistro 240 Recall Kit Installation Instructions



Char-Broil® Patio Bistro® 180 Table Top Gas Grill

   - U.S. Model Number: 12601713
   - Canadian Model Number: 13601833

Gas Patio Bistro 180 Recall Kit Installation Instructions (PDF)