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fuel flavor

DarHardeDarHarde Posts: 3
edited May 2012 in Forum Feedback
I am getting a "fuel-like flavor" off my med BGE when I really fire up the heat. I used wicked good charcoal (also other quality brands) and light with an electric lighter. I have had this grill since new and have never used any lighter fluid or starters ,other than BGE starters (quite a long time ago). It only seems to happen only with high heat  (did pizza last night, around 600F). I keep it clean and have also burned it off in the past to try to burn off any residue. Any ideas???


  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,521
    Do you have children that may have tried to start it?
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • The Naked WhizThe Naked Whiz Posts: 7,780
    Flavor or smell?  Charcoal burning at very high temps doesn't smell as nice as it does burning low and slow.
    The Naked Whiz
  • DarHardeDarHarde Posts: 3
  • DarHardeDarHarde Posts: 3
    no kids around, all grown up!
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