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XL Egg Smoke Leakage

Bama64Bama64 Posts: 2
edited 12:40AM in EggHead Forum
Help Needed!

Had my XL Egg 2 years and love it.

I have had increasing smoke leakage from back and done all of the adjusting and installing new felt I can. Have heard there are some strengthened/improved hinges available. Does anyone know what might be available and where? I sent a message to BGE customer Service with no response.



  • I might try slightly loosening all the bolts that hold the hinge and metal bands together, situating the dome so that you have a good seal, then tightening them back up in stages while making sure that dome is sitting properly.
  • Grandpas GrubGrandpas Grub Posts: 14,226
    I was looking (just looking) at the XL, the dealer said because of the diamter the dome closes a little differently. When the is closed it to be tugged a little to get a good seal.

    XL users will have jump in and help you with this.

    If you have a visible gap or no pull on the dollar bill test chances are you are going to end up with problems.

  • Bama64Bama64 Posts: 2
    Thanks I will give it another try.
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