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Guru Question

Good EatsGood Eats Posts: 136
edited 6:11PM in EggHead Forum
When I was hooking up the GURU today I noticed that the fan no longer slides " easily " into the adaptor door, any know of a safe and effective lubricant I can use to help matters?


  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    i put a little crisco on there just to make it slide a little better i think my instructions said to do that every once in a while

    happy eggin


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  • JeffersonianJeffersonian Posts: 4,244
    You'll probably want a non-petroleum-based lubricant in case the area treated gets hot enough to vaporize it. Why not get a paper towel with EVOO and wipe the adapter and door slots down with it?
  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428
    I use a squirt of Pam. (Even if the fit is good it will keep the O-ring from cracking).
    Happy Trails

    Barbecue is not rocket surgery
  • JLOCKHART29JLOCKHART29 Posts: 5,897
    Just to add. It is probably cold where you are. I have noticed that when I first push it in cold it is hard but once it heats up it slides out easy.
  • Frankly, I just use spit.
    The Naked Whiz
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,671
    General rule of thumb is if it don't fit don't force it. (does not apply to married life). :P If all is clean use silicone lubricant. It won't clean the tracks but will help move it out of the way.
  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    For what its worth, I never take my fan out of the adapter, unless you are using it on other cookers with different adapters, there is no reason to remove it. -RP
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