Grill elements can get damaged over time. Replacing certain parts and giving the grill a good cleaning will prepare it for the season to come.
Step 2: Remove the old grill and flavorizer bars. Remove the old grill and flavorizer bars from their places in the grill. Some grills use lava rocks to disperse the heat. If this is the case, remove them. If these parts are starting to rust, it is a good idea to buy replacements. Remove the grill and bars.
Always detach the propane tank from the grill before attempting disassembly or repair. Follow the specific instructions and warnings in the product manual that came with your specific grill. Wear gloves and protective eye wear when scraping.