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March 17th, 2016, 10:04 pm
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If you look on the bottom of your diffuser, you should have an angle welded to the bottom to reinforce it from warping. This is the heat diffuser the update program is for. The optional 2 piece diffuser is not covered under the update program, nor is it included with the cooker. It must be purchased as a separate optional accessory.

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March 18th, 2016, 9:03 pm
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Just checked again...mine is reinforced. Thanks.

May 4th, 2016, 10:50 am
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I received my new diffuser plate and it warped already at a cooking temp of 450.

May 4th, 2016, 1:25 pm
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pmcc640ys wrote:I received my new diffuser plate and it warped already at a cooking temp of 450.


Please send pictures, the serial number and build date to customerservice@yodersmokers.com

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June 17th, 2016, 7:37 am
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Can you pick the diffuser plates up in Wichita?

June 17th, 2016, 8:36 am
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They are only available from the Yoder factory in Hutchinson, and would still require the payment of $29.95.

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September 17th, 2016, 9:37 am
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I have a new YS640 and have been using it for only six months with the upgraded diffuser plate. The problem I have is that the plate is warped. There is a twist in the plate. I would recommend that we look into putting another welded piece on the opposite end of the plate to keep the twist from happening. Any suggestions from the gallery?

March 15th, 2017, 1:21 pm
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I have the 2 piece plate but for $30 is it worth getting anyway to replace the standard one.

March 15th, 2017, 1:23 pm
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Personal choice for you. I have never used the original plate after I put in the 2 piece. Also, if your cooker is new, you already have the reinforced plate.

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July 13th, 2017, 7:16 pm
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HI, I too got the reinforced diffuser and, despite never going over 400, it has warped. I just emailed customer service.

August 12th, 2017, 7:27 am
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pheyevoh wrote:Hello Herb,

New YS640 owner here...my build date shows January 11, 2016....but I received the old diffuser plate. When you say manufactured January 2016, did you mean, AFTER the 11th?



Guess so.

August 12th, 2017, 2:23 pm
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As posted above: If you look on the bottom of your diffuser, you should have an angle welded to the bottom to reinforce it from warping. This is the heat diffuser the update program is for. The optional 2 piece diffuser is not covered under the update program, nor is it included with the cooker. It must be purchased as a separate optional accessory.

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