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Tripping GFI or Popped Fuse

If the fuse is popped or the grill continues to trip the GFI, follow these steps:

  1. Turn off and unplug the grill from power.
  2. If there is a bottom grate under their hopper, remove it.
  3. If not previously done so, clip the zip ties holding all the wires bunched up together.
  4. Disconnect the RED, ORANGE, and, PURPLE wires from their Molex connectors. Leave the BLACK attached (power cord).
  5. Plug the grill into power and turn on the grill.
    1. This will check to see if the controller is functioning correctly.
    2. If the fuse pops, replace the controller.
    3. If after 5 minutes it runs fine, proceed to the next step.
  6. Turn off the grill and unplug it from power.
  7. Connect the ORANGE/White wires to the Molex connector coming off the fan.
  8. Plug the grill into power and turn it on.
    1. This is to check if the fan is functioning correctly.
    2. If the fuse pops, replace the fan.
    3. If after 5 minutes it runs fine, proceed to the next step.
  9. Turn off and unplug the grill from power.
  10. Connect the RED/White wires to the Molex connector coming off the auger motor.
  11. Plug the grill into power and turn on the grill.
    1. This is to check if the auger motor is functioning correctly.
    2. If the fuse pops, replace the Auger motor.
    3. If after 5 minutes it runs fine, proceed to the next step.
  12. Turn off and unplug the grill from power.
  13. Connect the PURPLE/White wires to the Molex connector coming off the hotrod.
  14. Plug the grill into power and turn on the grill.
    1. This is to check if the hotrod is functioning correctly.
    2. If the fuse pops, replace the hotrod. Be sure to run the grill for 5 minutes to test.


MORE FUSES

If you need more fuses ASAP to complete the test, you can purchase 3-5 AMP fuses from local hardware stores.

Component Diagram

Fuse Location

To gain access to the fuse follow these directions
  1. Cut zip tie, and remove extra fuse
  2. Remove gray lid from fuse box
  3. Remove old fuse by pulling it out
  4. Replace with extra fuse that was zip tied to the back of the box



** Please note that the D2 controllers do not have a fuse. **