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Control Knob

Part Number: 78960
Weber
Availability: 25+ in stock
Price: $5.75
Quantity:
Ships within 1 business day
Product Information
Manufacturer: Weber
Product Number: 78960
Classification: Part
Weight: 0.02 lbs.
Shipping: Ships Worldwide
Specifications
  • The length of the shaft on the knob is 1.25"
Description:
This is a genuine Weber replacement part, sold individually.

This part is responsible for controlling the size of the flame on your gas grill. There may be 3 or 4 of these, depending on your grill model.

Replacement requires no additional tools.

This Control Knob is compatible with the Gas Grills listed below.
Compatibility

This part is compatible with the following machines:

Weber
211001 Genesis 1000 LP Grill
211298 Genesis 1300 LP Grill
211701 Genesis 1000 LX LP Grill
211901 Genesis 1000 LP Grill
219798 Genesis 1000 LP Grill
221001 Genesis 2000 LP Grill
221701 Genesis 2000 LX LP Grill
221901 Genesis 2000 LP Grill
227298 Genesis 2300 LP Grill
231001 Genesis 3000 LP Grill
231298 Genesis 3300 LP Grill
231701 Genesis 3000 LX LP Grill
242101 Genesis 4000 LP Grill
252101 Genesis 5000 LP Grill
252901 Genesis 5000 LP Grill
311001 Genesis 1000 NG Grill
311298 Genesis 1300 NG Grill
311501 Genesis 1500 NG PM Grill
311571 Genesis 1500 LX NG PM Grill
311701 Genesis 1000 LX NG Grill
321001 Genesis 2000 NG Grill
321701 Genesis 2000 LX NG Grill
327298 Genesis 2300 NG Grill
331001 Genesis 3000 NG Grill
331298 Genesis 3300 NG Grill
331501 Genesis 3500 NG PM Grill
331571 Genesis 3500 LX NG PM Grill
331701 Genesis 3000 LX NG Grill
342101 Genesis 4000 NG Grill
352101 Genesis 5000 NG Grill
352501 Genesis 5500 NG Grill
411001 Genesis 1 PL Grill
411401 Genesis 1 NG Grill
431001 Genesis 2 LP Grill
431401 Genesis 2 NG Grill
471001 Genesis 3 LP Grill
471401 Genesis 3000 NG Grill
486001 Genesis 4 LP Grill
486401 Genesis 4 NG Grill
496001 Genesis 5 NG Grill
496401 Genesis 5 NG Grill
3250698 Genesis Gold B LP SS Grate Grill
3251001 (00-01) Genesis Gold B LP Grill
3260698 Genesis Gold C LP SS Grate Grill
3261001 (00-01) Genesis Gold C LP Grill
3261398 Genesis Gold C LP Grill
3261411 (00-01) Genesis Gold C LP Grill
3280001 (2003) Genesis Gold B LP SWE Grill
3280901 Genesis Gold B LP SWE Grill w/ Griddle
3290001 (2003) Genesis Gold C LP Grill
3290699 Genesis Gold C LP SWE Grill w/Smoker
3290901 Genesis Gold C LP SWE Grill w/Smoker
3291001 (2003) Genesis Gold C LP Grill
3350698 Genesis Gold B NG SS Grate Grill
3351001 Genesis Gold B NG Grill
3351398 Genesis Gold B NG Grill
3360698 Genesis Gold C NG SS Grate Grill
3361001 (00-01) Genesis Gold C NG Grill
3361398 Genesis Gold C NG Grill
3361411 (00-01) Genesis Gold C NG Grill
3380001 (2003) Genesis Gold B NG SWE Grill
3380901 Genesis Gold B NG Grill w/ Griddle
3390001 (2003) Genesis Gold C NG SWE Grill
3390699 Genesis Gold C NG SWE Grill
3390901 Genesis Gold C NG SWE Grill w/ Griddle
141001 Genesis Jr LP Grill
141401 Genesis Jr NG Grill
2241001 (00-01) Genesis Silver A LP Grill
2241298 Genesis Silver A LP Grill
2241398 (00-01) Genesis Silver A LP Grill
2241411 (00-01) Genesis Silver A LP Grill
2251001 (00-01) Genesis Silver B LP Grill
2251298 Genesis Silver B LP SS Grate Grill
2251398 Genesis Silver B LP Grill
2251411 (00-01) Genesis Silver B LP Grill
2251698 Genesis Silver B LP Grill
2261001 (00-01) Genesis Silver C LP Grill
2261298 Genesis Silver C LP Grill
2261411 (00-01) Genesis Silver C LP Grill w/ Cast Iron Grate
2261698 Genesis Silver C LP Grill
2271001 (02-03) Genesis Silver A SWE Grill
2271398 Genesis Silver A LP SWE Grill
2271411 (02-03) Genesis Silver A SWE Grill
2271698 Genesis Silver A LP HL SWE Grill
2281001 Genesis Silver B LP SWE Grill
2281398 Genesis Silver B LP SWE Grill
2281411 Genesis Silver B LP SWE Grill
2281698 Genesis Silver B LP SWE HL Grill
2281699 Genesis Silver B LP HL Grill
2281898 Genesis Silver B LP SWE Grill w/ SS Handle
2291001 (02-03) Genesis Silver C LP SWE Grill
2291398 Genesis Silver C LP SWE Grill
2291411 (02-03) Genesis Silver C LP SWE Grill
2291698 Genesis Silver C LP SWE HL Grill
2291699 Genesis Silver C LP SWE HL Grill
2341001 (00-01) Genesis Silver A NG Grill
2341298 (00-01) Genesis Silver A NG Grill
2341398 (00-01) Genesis Silver A NG Grill
2341411 (00-01) Genesis Silver A NG Grill
2350598 Genesis Silver B PM Grill w/ S.S. Lid and Grate
2351001 (00-01) Genesis Silver B NG Grill
2351298 Genesis Silver B NG Grill
2351398 Genesis Silver B NG Grill
2351411 (00-01) Genesis Silver B NG Grill
2351501 (02-03) Genesis Silver B NG PM Grill
2351698 Genesis Silver B NG Grill
2361001 (00-01) Genesis Silver C NG Grill
2361298 Genesis Silver C NG Grill
2361411 (00-01) Genesis Silver C NG Grill
2361698 Genesis Silver C NG Grill
2371001 (02-03) Genesis Silver A NG SWE Grill
2371398 Genesis Silver A NG SWE Grill
2371411 (02-03) Genesis Silver A NG SWE Grill
2371698 Genesis Silver A NG SWE Grill
2381001 Genesis Silver B NG SWE Grill
2381398 Genesis Silver B NG SWE Grill
2381411 Genesis Silver B NG SWE Grill
2381698 Genesis Silver B NG SWE Grill
2381699 Genesis Silver B NG SWE HL Grill
2381898 Genesis Silver B NG SWE Grill w/ S.S. Handle
2391001 (02-03) Genesis Silver C NG SWE Grill
2391398 Genesis Silver C NG SWE Grill
2391411 (02-03) Genesis Silver C NG SWE Grill
2391698 Genesis Silver C NG SWE Grill w/ Handle Light
211201 Platinum I 1200 Gas Grill
221201 Platinum I 2200 Gas Grill
231201 Platinum I 3200 Gas Grill
231901 Platinum I 3400 Gas Grill
311201 Platinum I 1200 Gas Grill
321201 Platinum I 2200 Gas Grill
331201 Platinum I 3200 Gas Grill
331901 Platinum I 3400 Gas Grill
211501 Skyline 1200 Gas Grill
211502 Skyline 1200 Gas Grill
231501 Skyline 3200 Gas Grill
231502 Skyline 3200 Gas Grill
551501 Skyline 520 Gas Grill
551502 Skyline 520 Gas Grill
211801 SP 100 Gas Grill
221801 SP 200 Gas Grill
311801 SP 100 Gas Grill
321801 SP 200 Gas Grill
551201 Spirit 500 Gas Grill
551701 Spirit 500 Gas Grill
551798 Spirit 500 Gas Grill
559798 Spirit 500 Gas Grill
571201 Spirit 700 Gas Grill
571701 Spirit 700 Gas Grill
577798 Spirit 730 Gas Grill
651201 Spirit 500 Gas Grill

Questions & Answers

The knobs are appear to be ok but can not turn them to get fuel. Genesis Gold.
Pete stavredes
Hello Pete, thank you for inquiring. If you could please provide the model number of your Weber, we will be better able to look into this! We look forward to hearing back from you!
Is price for a three pack of knobs or price per knob?
Mike
Hello Mike, Thank you for your question. These knobs are sold separately. The price is just for a singular knob. Thanks again for your question.
Repair Instructions: Submitted by Customers Like You
Tool Type:
Outdoor Grill
Parts Used:
Control Knob - 78960
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
, Fingers (no tools needed)
Control knob dryed out and broke.
Removed old knobs and put the new ones on all 3 controls.
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Tool Type:
Outdoor Grill
Parts Used:
Control Knob - 78960
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Old control knob chewed by dog
Pulled off old knob, pushed on new knob
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Tool Type:
Outdoor Grill
Parts Used:
Control Knob - 78960
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
, None
Hail broke gas burner control knobs
Removed old knobs
Replaced with new knobs
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Tool Type:
Outdoor Grill
Parts Used:
Catch Pan Holder - 99253
Control Knob - 78960
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver
Bracket was rusted
Installed bracket & knobs. No problem
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Tool Type:
Outdoor Grill
Parts Used:
Control Knob - 78960
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
, WD-40
2 of 3 plastic control knobs badly broken
1. Tried to remove old knobs (failed)
2. Sprayed liberally with WD-40
3. Waited 24 hours
4. Removed old knobs (now easy)
5. Replaced with new knobs (very easy)
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Tool Type:
Outdoor Grill
Parts Used:
Control Knob - 78960
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Old plastic knobs falling apart.
Pulled old knobs off. Replaced with new knobs. Took all of 2-minutes.
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Tool Type:
Outdoor Grill
Parts Used:
Control Knob - 78960
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Weather was tough on the old ones.
Pulled the old ones off and slipped the new ones on.
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1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Outdoor Grill
Parts Used:
Catch Pan Holder - 99253
Control Knob - 78960
Burner tube kit - 10460
Larger sweep manifold - 62182
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
30-60 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver
old Weber grill needed new parts
Replaced igniter kit.
Removed knobs and control panel from right side of grill.
Removed old manifold by removing two wingnuts that attach it to cook box.
Removed old burner tubes.
Inserted new burner tubes.
Attached new manifold to burner tubes and secured with wingnuts to cook box.
Replaced control panel and two old but usable knobs and one new knob.
Removed rusted catch pan holder from grease tray and replaced with new holder.
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Tool Type:
Outdoor Grill
Parts Used:
Control Knob - 78960
Spider Guard Kit - 4089700
Manifold Assembly - 56038
Repair Difficulty:
Medium
Time Spent Repairing:
30-60 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Pliers
Rear burner control quit working.
1. Checked that the propane bottle valve was closed, then removed the propane connection.
2. Removed control knobs and unscrewed two Philips screws holding manifold cover; lifted and removed cover.
3. Removed old spider guards.
4. Loosened and removed two wingnuts from the bracket holding the manifold to the barbecue.
5. Removed manifold, ran a piece of wire through the burner tubes to check for blockages.
6. Attached new manifold using attached support hooks and old wingnuts.
7. Installed new spider covers; One was exceptional tight.
8. After cleaning cover reattached with new screws and nylon fillers (provided).
9. Installed new control knobs, and attached propane connector to bottle.
10. Turned on propane bottle and checked for leaks with soapy water; none.
11. Started grill normally and checked function of all control valves; AOK
12. Ready for BBQing!
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Tool Type:
Outdoor Grill
Parts Used:
Rocker Switch - 92510
Control Knob - 78960
Control Panel - 10360
Burner Tube Kit - 20428
Igniter Kit - 900
Stainless steel flavorizer bar - 9913
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
15-30 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Pliers
Weber Genesis Gold was looking a little weak.
Followed the directions included with the parts
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    Product Information
    Manufacturer: Weber
    Product Number: 78960
    Classification: Part
    Weight: 0.02 lbs.
    Shipping: Ships Worldwide
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