Temperature drop

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Hello, I am John from the Netherlands
I have an EX4 gen1 with a new auger/chute and glowplug installed. the old one caused a temperature drop of 50 degrees Celsius.
yesterday a new cook and the temp set at 125 Celcius and after 1 hour the temperature drops 50 degrees in 10 minutes.
same problem again. I opened the firebox and it looked like the picture.

After a new start the EX4 keeps the set temperature.
wat could be wrong? Temp controller?
any suggestions
John,
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125C =260F. Drop: 50C= 125F
 

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Yeah, make sure you have removed the wire guard in the hopper. Remove one screw at a time and replace them before removing the next one because they also hold the auger assembly in place. Also cycle the unit a few times to make sure the software and firmware is current. It probably is. Stick with it. It’s a great cooker.
 
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Thanks for the reply's. I'll take. notice of them when using my new SF gen 2. Weber replaces my SF for an 2nd Gen assembled in their factory. Great service. :) For now waiting and trying the new one.
Greetings from Holland, John
 
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