Foolproof grill start-ups are a breeze with this Weber replacement igniter kit for gas grills. This surefire mechanism sparks the firebox on Genesis 1000-5500, Spirit 700/500/300, Genesis Gold/Silver (2001 and earlier), Genesis Platinum and Platinum I/II models. Keep your original Weber in prime operating condition with this ignition system.
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90%of customersrecommend this product47 of 52reviews
Rating Breakdown57 reviews
90%of customersrecommend this product47 of 52reviews
This Weber Igniter Model 7509 was easy to install on my Weber Genesis Silver B Grill. NOTE: It is designed to fit Pre-2002 year Weber Genesis Silver B Grills. If your grill was manufactured in or after year 2002, then you need the Model 7510 Igniter Kit. These two models are very similar. The main difference is that the 7509 requires a screw-on nut to hold the igniter button in place whereas the 7510 simply uses a push-on clip arrangement.
I bought this after the original one went bad. I bought my grill in 1999 so it lasted for 16 years, pretty impressive. The installation instructions were excellent and it worked just like new when I start it up. One click and it is lit. In the last year I have replaced the burner tubes, flavorizer bars and now this igniter kit. The grill works like new and I am very pleased with its performance and the fact that I can still buy all the replacement parts that I need.
I hope this new one lasts as long as the old one did!
You can buy these online from other sources but the price a Home Depot beats most others. The important part is that Home Depot sells a "REAL" Weber part and the other online igniter kits are knock offs and don't last very long - trust me I have been there!
Found igniter kit here which is cheaper than grill's manufacturer kit, even though they are the same product. Installs easily and works great so far. I would give this product a higher value rating if the manufacturer provided kits with and without the push button. The actual igniter needed replacing, not the push button, which is the norm.
As with most any Weber product, this one did not disappoint. My grill is 14 years old and I completed a major overhaul after needing the replace the burners. I figured I would also include the ignitor since the box had burned through, even though the original was still working. Home Depot didn't have the replacement in stock but I got it in just a few days through an online order and purchase. Installation took only a couple minutes and it fired up the first time out! The entire process was a breeze and nice to know that HD had my replacement available. Kudos to the entire deal, I am an affirmed HD and Weber enthusiast and will continue to be....
Pros: Durable, Easy to Assemble, Superior Craftsmanship
Excellent quality, fair price. Replaced rusted out igniter on 20 year old Weber grill while replacing stainless steel flavorizer bars. Grill now working like new for under $100 compared to $600+ for a new grill.
This igniter kit was the exact replacement that I needed for my 1989 Weber Genesis 1 gas grill. This is the second igniter kit that I have installed in my grill and the first since a major overhaul of the grill about 15 years ago. The price at Home Depot Online was better than the price if ordered directly from Weber as I had done previously!
The igniter kit met all expectations. As a Weber product, it was easy to install because of the directions provided. Worked first time like a champ. I appreciate Home Depot making the product more affordable.
Pros: Easy to Assemble
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10 year old Weber, going strong with replacement parts.
This item was for a Weber grill of 15 years -- who has served me well. This part became worn out, and had to be replaced. The price was unbelievably cheap and very easy to install. It has been working ever since like expected.
This new starter brought my over ten year old Weber back to life! It was super-easy and fast to install, and works like it did when my BBQ was new. Starts with the first press of the button! Directions are included, but I viewed a YouTube installation video first, and didn't even need to read the directions.
works great, but I ordered the wrong one, the base is different for diff. models. I was still able to use new igniter with my old button and everything works great. Ordered on a sunday nite and UPS deliverd to my house on Wed.
you list the igniter as the one for the Spirit when in fact it is not the right one for that grill. I am not going to waste my time and gas returning it for the correct igniter. It's just a shame to spend that kind of money on a grill and have an igniterloose and not fitting very well.
Was an exact replacement. Installment took about 15 minutes. It is important that you get the right igniter for your grill. I have an older unit that takes the Black push button replacement. Newer models take the red button. I was able to order this older version on-line at HD as the store only stocked the newer (red button) model.
I purchased a new ignitor at the same time as I was replacing the regulator vavlve and hose since I noticed thatthe gas catcher was pretty well worn. Like all Weber replacement parts, the ignitor is fairly easy to install if you just follow the printed directions. One challenge I noted with the new style ignitor button on my older model Genesis Silver grill was the addition of threads to the shaft of the ignitor. My older model ingitor slid into the hole in the frame and lined up with two tabs on the shaft. The new version has a threaded shaft that should slide into the hole in the frame and be secured with a nut (included). However, the threads make the shaft too wide for the older model Genesis. I ultimately was able to "thread" the shaft into the grill frame but of course this destroyed the threads and made the nut impossible to screw on.