If you are receiving an excessive amount of ash in or around the firepot, consider the following:
- 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.
- Ensure the heat baffle, drip tray, and firepot are installed correctly and undamaged.
- 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
- Low temps
- Temp swings