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Offline g1ant

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Run 20 minutes then dies.
« on: November 27, 2016, 01:43:38 pm »
I have a 4 digital smoker that runs fine for about 20 minutes, then shuts down.  I have replaced the power supply but still have the same problem.

Offline g1ant

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Re: Run 20 minutes then dies.
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2016, 08:45:59 am »
It looks like what it happening is that when the puck warmer kicks in, the smoker trips the GFCI.  So I have probably answered my own question.

Offline Habanero Smoker

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Re: Run 20 minutes then dies.
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2016, 02:09:42 pm »
It sounds like a bad bisquette burner. A bad bisquette burner, or a loose wire to the burner will trip the GFCI. If it is not a loose wire, and you are still under warranty, contact Bradley.


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Offline tskeeter

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Re: Run 20 minutes then dies.
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2016, 10:08:04 am »
I'd probably try another house circuit or. replacing the gfci first.  Gfci's do wear out or fail.  And replacing a gfci is a lot less expensive than a new puck burner.  The last gfci I bought was about $12.