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Excessive amount of ash

If you are receiving an excessive amount of ash in or around the firepot, consider the following:

  1. How many cooks has it been since cleaning out the grill? Some ash during a cook is normal. However, it can build up if you are not properly maintaining your grill.
  2. Ensure the heat baffle, drip tray, and firepot are installed correctly and undamaged.
  3. Have you had other issues? Ash build up can often be a side effect of another problem. If you fix that problem, the amount of ash should decrease. Some of these other issues are as followed
    1. Low temps
    2. Temp swings