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    Timberline 1300 Flameout: 911

    Hey Everyone... just purchased a Timberline 1300 and am psyched to have this beast in my backyard. Put it together, did the season... all good,. First cook is happening now and pretty bold: 12 racks of babybacks. I do the 3-2-1 method so need a few minutes to offload after three hours, close the hatch, then re-load once wrapped and ready. I've twice gotten "Low Temperature" flameouts while having the lid open open for just a minute or two and can't get the grill to re-ignite unless I shut it down and restart. Help... anyone have a tip for me or two? I'm halfway through this f'in cook as I type!

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    Call Traeger, 1-600-Traeger, They are there to help and help they will.
    Happy Traegering to you and PBR too.

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      #3
      What temp are you cooking at, really weird that opening the lid would cause a flameout, usually that causes it to bump up fan and dump pellets to try to recover. Make sure firmware is up to date, maybe an issue they already fixed.

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      • East End Cowboy
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        Was cooking at 180*, relatively low temp. When I had it up for the second part of the cook around 225* I didn't have the same problem. It was also 40* outside so thinking that could've been it?? Will check the firmware thanks

      • glitchy
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        East End Cowboy The lower the set temp, the higher the risk of flameout. I usually try not to run below 200 unless I have to or know the grill has an auto relight function. When I run under 200, it’s often 30-60 mins to boost smoke profile a bit, then bump to 225.

      • East End Cowboy
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        Thank you!! Will give it a few more cooks and keep tinkering with the heat.

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