Dyna-Glo Drip Pan Grill Part Replacement

Grill Girl shows how to use a drip pan liner to replace the entire drip pan (or grease tray) in a Dyna-Glo DGF493BNP (also works in DGF493PNP).

Drip Pan Liner

**PLEASE NOTE: This is not an exact replacement. Grill Girl demonstrates how to use a less-expensive alternative as a replacement for your grill. Use with caution, be aware of over-heating and grease build-up. OEM replacements are available for sale at a higher price if you are looking for that instead. All replacements or upgrades made by you to your own grill are your responsibility.**

About the Dyna-Glo DGF493BNP & DGF493PNP

Hey Y’all, Grill Girl here. I have this brand new Dyna-Glo gas grill and I wanted to show you how to use one of our new drip pans liners on it. This is a four-burner gas grill. It has four heat plates and three cooking grids.This specific model is a DGF493BNP but there’s also a DGF493PNP. You can see in the video that sadly, it already has some signs of rust on the grill. This grill model has a lot of problems with rusting out of the grease pan or drip tray. So I wanted to show you today how you could easily replace that with one of our liners we just got available.

We’ve had so many calls about this Dyna-Glo drip pan. We strive to provide you with the parts you need to get back to grilling! Here’s what we learned.

The Dyna-Glo Original

These specific models are propane grills and you can access the original pan from the back of the grill. Easily lift and slide the pan out. The piece in the video is brand new and still looks like it’s in really good shape. There is also a little tray at the bottom that catches the grease. This design allows you to remove that and clean it out.

Even though the part is new, as I push down on the original pan with my thumb, it bends and flexes. This shows that the pan is not made of thick metal. Instead, it’s made of a pretty thin piece of sheet metal. The low quality of the pan is why they rust out so quickly. We have so many calls about this from customers like you.

Using a Drip Pan Liner

For this model, I replace the entire pan with a drip tray liner. I bent out the side a little bit to make it catch in the current slot for the original pan. It slides in and covers the entire bottom of the grill. It was really nice that these fit so well in the Dyna-Glo grills.

However, if you have an existing pan that is either smaller or larger than this, you can still use a liner. Get a the closest size of the drip pan liner to your original pan and place it in the bottom of your grill. Be sure to cover any holes in the original and you’ll be able to continue cooking with the current pan you have.

Cleaning the Drip Pan Liner

Because these liners do not have a hole where the grease drains, all the grease collects in the liner. It is very important to check the liner for grease build up. Take it out every couple of times you cook and clean it. Then, simply put it back in again.

Here to Help You

We’re hoping that this will provide a good solution at an affordable cost. As the drip pan liner gets old, corroded, or filled with grease, you can easily switch it out for a new one. That way you don’t have to throw out your whole grill just because of one part.

Please remember that we also sell exact-fit Dyna-Glo drip pans as well as drip pans and grease trays for many other models.

Let us know if this helped you! What other parts do you need to fix up your grill? Until Next Time, – Grill Girl

Gas Grill Grease Pans and Drip Trays

What Are Grease Pans and Drip Trays?

New Drip Pan Grease Tray grill part replacement. Material is Galvanized steel and the part is rectangular in shape. There is an American Flag and the Words "Made in America"
GrillPartsSearch.com Now Carries a Line of Replacement Drip Pans
https://grillpartssearch.com/category/GTDP.html

“Help! My bottom’s rusted out!”
You really do hear some pretty entertaining things working in the grill parts industry. Today we’re talking about your grease pan or drip tray.

In the gas grill industry, over the past 5-7 years, manufacturers introduced the concept of a grease pan / drip tray. A decade ago, most grills bodies consisted of just one piece with a hole in the bottom center where food grease dripped into a grease cup. Grillers easily removed the cup, dumped the contents and replaced it.

Then, grill companies moved to grill bodies made out of stainless steel sheet metal. So, they made grills where the bottoms of the grill were separate pieces. While some are riveted together, in most cases, you can remove these pieces. These trays are what we call “grease trays” or “drip pans.”

Why Do These Trays and Pans Rust Out So Quickly!?

Rusted Out Grill with Grid and Heat Plates Visible. Two red arrows point to a spot in the grill where the grease pan is rusted completely through. There is a hole in the grill.
It’s hard to see because this grill has so much rust, but the arrows are pointing to an area in the drip pan that is completely gone and you’re actually looking at the floor.

If you have a stainless steel gas grill, you know that all “stainless” is not created equal. When you grill, you have high heat and moisture in that stainless steel shell that makes up your gas grill. However, high heat plus moisture equals corrosion, even in stainless steel. As a result, you will commonly have a rusted pan or tray long before the rest of the grill rusts. We hear about it on a daily basis.

So What Can You Do?

Unfortunately, it can be very difficult to find a replacement for your grease pan. Manufacturers like Backyard Grill and Dyna-Glo are not in the replacement parts business. Consequently, even if they HAVE the tray you need, it can be very difficult or take a long time to get it. After-market parts companies often do not make replacement drip pans because the cost is so high.

This is why you have to look so hard to find replacement options for your gas grill drip pans and grease trays. However, this year we are proud to offer a trays that fit many models of Dyna-Glo Gas Grills. We have heard from customers some of our trays even fit Backyard Grills as well!

Before ordering a replacement pan, it is extremely important to take out your old pan and measure it.  
You will need the dimensions from front to back and left to right

GrillPartsSearch.com Now Carries a Line of Grease Tray / Drip Pan Replacements.

New Drip Pan Grease Tray grill part replacement. Material is Galvanized steel and the part is rectangular in shape. There is an American Flag and the Words "Made in America"

See our most popular Dyna-Glo Replacement here:
https://grillpartssearch.com/product/dyna-glo-drip-pan-grease-tray-galvanized-steel-15-1-4×28-5-8.html
Once again, please measure your original tray. We have many other sizes listed at the bottom of the product page.

New Drip Pan Grease Tray Liner grill part replacement. A set of four heavy-duty Aluminum pans, rectangular in shape. There is an American Flag and the Words "Made in America"

In addition to the USA-Made trays, we also have some aluminum drip pan liners. You can put these into your existing pan or new pan to extend the life of the part!
You can check those out here:
https://grillpartssearch.com/product/usa-made-medium-drip-pan-aluminum-4-ct.-16-x-11.html

New Drip Pan Grease Tray Liner grill part replacement. A set of three heavy-duty Aluminum pans, rectangular in shape. Include lip and are a replacement for Weber drip pans. There is an American Flag and the Words "Made in America"

Or, are you here for Weber replacement trays? We have those too!
https://grillpartssearch.com/product/weber-drip-pan-aluminum-3-ct-8-x-6.html

It is our goal to provide you with the parts you need. If you are looking for other grill parts, leave us a comment below!

Happy Grillin’! –Grill Girl

What is a Drip/Grease Tray/Pan? (and where can I get one?)

The grease tray is a separate part in some grills that catches the grease and drippings from the delicious food you cook on your gas grill. If you have a little cup that catches all that, count yourself lucky. They are easier to empty, clean and replace than an entire tray.

Stainless Steel Drip Pan - Vermont Castings

Grease Tray for a Vermont Castings Grill

After a few years of use, a lot of grill owners find the grease tray is rusting and failing to do its job. This results in greasy gas tanks (ew…). So, what to do? Easy – replace it. Right?

Not so fast. The grease tray is not a particularly available part from most manufacturers or replacement companies.

We now have a number of styles available. This is because you called us and let us know what you needed! Our response was to inform our suppliers and get the parts made.

The newest grease trays we sell are for the Member’s Mark Grills!
Part Number: MMGT1 – Fits Y0005XC-2, Y0101XC, Y0202XC, Y0202XCLP, Y0202XCNG

Part Number: MMGT2 – Fits REGAL04ALP, REGAL04ANG

We also have three different styles of grease trays for VERMONT CASTINGS grills.

If you need a different part than the ones listed above or are in a jam, here’s our best suggestion: You MAY be able to line your original rusty grease tray with one of those aluminum baking pans from a local grocery store. The cost is low and they are easy to find and manipulate into place.

Good luck, and remember, if you need any burners, heat plate, cooking grids, accessories…. give us a call 🙂

Happy Grilling!!!

-GG