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wont stay open

I got my large BGE last august and love it. but recently the top wont stay open when you open it up. its almost like the springs are worn out.  Any ideas? is that covered in the warranty?


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  • Seems like an assembly issue to me. I don't think my egg uses the springs when fully open, the lid is 'leaning back' a bit, held on by the straps. In fact, some with loose bands have had the lid fall off and break. :(

    Did your egg come assembled?

    Good luck and welcome.
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  • CTGCTG Posts: 7
    I assembled it myself and watched the videos and read the instructions correctly. that's why im confused

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  • The same thing is happening to my buddy's large. I'll be following this thread so I can help him out.
    Mark Annville, PA
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  • CTGCTG Posts: 7
    great I sent BGE an email i will let yall know what they said

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  • bo_mullbo_mull Posts: 315
    Put a level from front to back to make sure its not leaning forward.

    Cleveland, TN.

    LG BGE, PSWOO2, Stoker WIFI.

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,752
    Any high heat cooks lately? Are all the bolts tight enough? The level is a good idea.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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  • So, it won't stay up? They make a pill for that.
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  • The bands are likely upside down.
    Marietta, East Cobb, GA
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  • CANMAN1976CANMAN1976 Posts: 1,538
    Maybe some of the hinge bolts have loosened? My dome stiffened right up when I overtightened my hinge pivot bolt if loose the dome may become looser?
    Hows ya gettin' on, me ol cock? 



    Kippens.Newfoundland and Labrador. (Canada).
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  • Had the same problem with mine. Turns out I out the bands on upside down.
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,089
    I say the same thing about my favorite bar...
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • CTG said:
    I got my large BGE last august and love it. but recently the top wont stay open when you open it up. its almost like the springs are worn out.  Any ideas? is that covered in the warranty?


    Can you post a pic?

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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