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January 10th, 2017, 3:41 pm
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when I start my YS640 Led is lite up right says it going up to 350 but no heat at all. when I took of the grates it had dumped pellets but no fire at all. shut off did it again and all it does is dump pellets in the hopper. ANY thoughts. thanks

January 10th, 2017, 5:27 pm
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Do you unplug the cooker after use? If the cooker was left plugged in, before you start it, it must be unplugged for a minimum of 30 seconds.

download/Best%20Practice%20and%20how%20to/Cooker%20Failing%20to%20Light%20.pdf

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January 12th, 2017, 6:44 pm
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Yoder_Herb wrote:Do you unplug the cooker after use? If the cooker was left plugged in, before you start it, it must be unplugged for a minimum of 30 seconds.

download/Best%20Practice%20and%20how%20to/Cooker%20Failing%20to%20Light%20.pdf

thanks I unplugged it but don't think is for for 30 seconds. has to warm up a little before I try again.

January 16th, 2017, 7:12 pm
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ok did the checks . again. the ignitor does not get warm at all.

January 17th, 2017, 1:07 am
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Did you do the pellet catch and watch the igniter? Were you able to use an OHM meter and read the resistance of the igniter?

If your cooker is a year old according to the door plate, you can order a replacement igniter here: http://www.atbbq.com/catalog/product/vi ... t-igniter/

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January 17th, 2017, 11:01 am
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* Abilene ** Abilene *
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yes I watched the igniter and felt it too. nothing. haven't done the continuity test yet.

January 17th, 2017, 12:55 pm
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If your cooker is a year old according to the door plate, you can order a replacement igniter here: http://www.atbbq.com/catalog/product/vi ... t-igniter/

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January 17th, 2017, 10:18 pm
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nope its not a year yet.

January 17th, 2017, 11:00 pm
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Do you clean the ash from the burn grate before each use? This is a requirement: viewtopic.php?f=36&t=454

What is the OHM reading per the test document?

Again, the number 1 reason a cooker does not ignite is that it was not unplugged for a minimum of 30 seconds before a cooking session. It is a requirement that a cooker be unplugged after the cool down cycle, and left unplugged until the next cooking session.

You may still use the cooker by manually lighting it, per the instructions in the manual.

What is the serial number and build date from your cooker's door plate?

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January 19th, 2017, 4:20 pm
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by the way it worked great at xmas for a prime rib. there was no ash build up at all. I have no problem paying for it. just want to get it fixed. ser. 22602 1-13-16 will order new one but like to order the thermocouple too. mine is mounted on the left side wall not sure wish one to order. thanks

January 19th, 2017, 7:51 pm
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Thermocouple:http://www.atbbq.com/yoder-smokers-pellet-grill-replacement-thermocouple-side-wall.html

Igniter: http://www.atbbq.com/yoder-smokers-ys-s ... niter.html

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