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GFCI breaker tend to wearout and become more sensitive after time and use. Motor loads are especially hard on them. Also resistance loads such as heating elements. Your smoker may be pulling a bit more electric than it used too.
Check the power draw of the smoker when operating, if it is high then fuigure out why. It it is normal then replace the braker. Use a regular breaker if the GFCI is not required, or run a cord from an outlet that is not on a GFCI breaker.

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Posted on Jan 24, 2010

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The gfci test button doesnt work. The green light is on but reset button doesn't work.


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It's broke ............ Call an electrician.

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If the GFCI is tripping, the reset button will not do anything. If it was fine before the electricity shut off, it is possible that while the pump was not running, water got into the inside of the pack, and that is what is causing the GFCI to trip. An electrical surge may have damaged the GFCI, itself. Those are the two things that might be related to the power going out.
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Install another GFCI
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-GFCI.html
Do not use anything that trips GFCI in water.
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My smoker keeps causing my gfi to trip. What could be the problem?


You're the second person today to have this problem. If you're sure there's nothing wrong with your GFCI receptacle, there is a short in the wiring of the electrical side of the grill smoker.Most of it, you can visually inspect,. Look for damaged or frayed wires that may be touching the grill's steel frame. There my be a loose connection or an improperly wired connection. As I did with the other person ... I am including a link to the Owners Manual for your All-in-One Grill/Smoker. It has a good wiring schematic, that will help you trace the wiring and the connections.

http://www.traegergrills.com/Media/pdf/Manuals/BBQ070_Manual.pdf

You can download and print the manual for future reference.

Good luck and I hope this helps you, to further troubleshoot and solve the problem. If it doesn't contact Traeger Industries Service Dept 7 days a week, 7am - 5pm @ 800-872-3437.

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My smoker keeps tripping my ground fault receptacle. I plugged in other items and i had no problem with tripping the ground fault. I also had to change the female connector going to the heating element.


If nothing else is tripping your GFCI, then there is a short somewhere in the wiring of the smoker. Check the female connector you had to replace, as well as that particular to see if you can detect any melting of the insulation or a bad connection of the other end.

Typically, electric smokers use high heat resistor wiring. So, something in the wiring is not like it should be. Or it may be the heating element itself. If it's still under warranty contact the manufactirer.

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Electric smoker is now tripping GFCI breaker


Hi,
GFCI breaker tend to wearout and become more sensitive after time and use. Motor loads are especially hard on them. Also resistance loads such as heating elements. Your smoker may be pulling a bit more electric than it used too.
Check the power draw of the smoker when operating, if it is high then fuigure out why. It it is normal then replace the braker. Use a regular breaker if the GFCI is not required, or run a cord from an outlet that is not on a GFCI breaker.

Heatman101

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try to use another out let and see if it is the GFI outlet first if it trip the new outlet then you know it the grill and not the outlet

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GFCI's trip because theire is current leaking to ground. This often can be be caused simply by electrical components getting wet.

Or, it can be caused by a serious short to ground.

Fist, check to see if the inside circuits are getting wet from an internal leak. If so, fix leak, dry off components with a har dryer, try again.

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GFCI are very sensitive. As long as your ground safety on the plug is good and this can be checked with a ohm meter. Now if there is bleed voltage coming fro your dryer you should have it checked out. It could indicate that electrical voltage is trying to go to the third prong on your male plug, sometimes called safety ground.
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