New EX4 - Glow Plug Question

Shaston

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Thanks to all the great advice on this forum I have purchased an EX4, got it today and assembled it using the BILT App. All went well except for one question for the experts - the glow plug is not directly centered in the fire pot hole and is touching the fire pot - see picture. I did use the hose clamp trick to ensure a good connection.

Is it OK for the glow plug to be off center and contacting the bottom piece of the fire pot?

Thanks in advance
 

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I would try to readjust the plug. The grate could act as a heat sink and quite possibly not let the plug get up to temperature
If memory serves me correctly, I believe I had to massage mine a bit to get it off the fire pot. I just persuaded it a bit and I’ve been a lucky one with never an issue. No hose clamp either.

I know, I should have never said anything. I’m doomed now!
 

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I dont think it matters if the glow plug touches the pellet grate or not. As long as it has a good ground connection and in contact with pellets you should see smoke.
 
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