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Dripping under egg

I was cooking on my egg tonight and I noticed underneath the egg there was an oil like substance dripping under my egg. I looked to make sure I didn't have seasoning dripping down the side and I don't. Not sure what that is. Any idea?
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  • I have probably the same thing in cool or cold weather. Does it look like this under the vent?
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  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,429
    I noticed the same thing about a year ago.  This is what I found.

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    A crack that ran clear across the base from the lower vent to the rear.  When I would do pork butts it would leak out and make one helluva mess.  After putting up with it for a year I reported it to my dealer a couple weeks ago and the replacement base is on the way.

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  • JoeltownJoeltown Posts: 10
    I haven't seen any cracks and I wasn't cooking anything that was really juicy. Just burgers and brats. I did do a brisket last about 2 weeks ago. But I'll check for cracks tomorrow after it has cooled.
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