But my question is whether or not any of you have trouble getting your smoker hot enough to maintain 250F consistently. So be patient get the smoker some time after inserting the food so that it can reach the optimum temperature. It won't get hot enough. Thread in 'Electric Smokers' Thread starter Started by barefooter, Start date Dec 27, 2016; Dec 27, 2016 #1 barefooter Fire Starter. If your grill won't get hot enough, try these troubleshooting tips. Smoker won't get hot enough « previous next » Print; Pages: [1] Go Down. Newbie; Posts: 1; Smoker won't get hot enough « on: January 21, 2013, 11:45:05 AM » I have the new original smoker. Hence, the normal temperature of it would be some around 200-250 degrees. Author Topic: Smoker won't get hot enough (Read 44191 times) Gill6034. Did you know you can reset your password here? Serial Number. Purchase Amount. Unplug and reconnect the heating element by removing the cover plate located on the back of the smoker … Time is a great thing that you need to invest while preparing food in an electric smoker. How do I find my model number? I used it last week, in 40F weather, and it only got up to 115F. Keep your … I know the technical reason why the butt wasn't falling apart or shredding at all, I didn't get the internal temp of the meat hot enough to break down the connective tissue. Grill isn't heating or cooking properly. It’s important to clean out left over ashes, not only to help the coals burn better, but to help keep the grill in great shape as well. When the electric smoker is not smoking the food with solutions. Purchase Date. Problem #1 - The electric burner does not get the chip tray hot enough to get the chips to smoke, even when using dry chips. If enough ash builds up it can make it next to impossible to get the coals to stay lit. Got My New Gift out of the box all looks good. 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