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Leaking smoke out of the back and side of my egg

JJJJ Posts: 951
edited 4:05PM in EggHead Forum
i have just replaced my gasket and it leaks smoke (just the same before). what can i do to fix the problem?


  • ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,956
    jj,[p]On a cool egg...

    Gentley loosen the bolt for the top band..[p]I lean over the dome and put my weight (and in my case...that's considerable) on the top of the
    Egg. [p]Re-tighten band[p]Take a dollar bill...close the lid on it...and gentley tug the bill toward you (at different places around the dome) checking for fit![p]The resistance should be similar at each point...[p]Capice?[p]Evans

    I spent most of my money on good bourbon, and bad women...the rest, I just wasted!!
  • BlueSmokeBlueSmoke Posts: 1,678
    Try loosening the band that secures the dome. Then have someone hold the dome in place and pressing it down tight. While they are holding it down, re-tighten the bolts on the band. IMHO you don't have a gasket problem as much as a band problem.[p]HTH

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