Pressure Build Up

ISSUESmall explosion while grill is heating up.

CAUSE: Closing the lid while igniting.

  • It is so important to follow the "Lighting Instructions" in your owner's manual, leaving the lid open until the fire rod ignites the pellets in the firepot.
  • If there are too many pellets in the firepot, the grill is going to smoke heavily and pressure will build inside the unit if you have closed the lid. 
  • The heavy concentration of smoke can ignite when the firepot catches, causing a small explosion in the unit, which can blow the door open and potentially cause harm to anyone near it. 
  • Leave the lid open when starting the grill.

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