How do you fix a Pit boss error code?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The pit boss err code is a code that indicates an error with the pit boss feature of a pellet grill. This error code can happen for several reasons, such as the grill not being properly plugged in, the grill not being turned on, or the grill being turned off.

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1. Clean or replace the sensors

  1. Open the hood and locate the sensor cluster
  2. Remove the four screws that hold the sensor cluster in place
  3. Lift the sensor cluster out of the car
  4. Clean the sensor cluster and the surrounding area with a damp cloth
  5. Reinstall the sensor cluster by screwing it into place

2. Clean or replace the controller

1.Pull the console cover off the controller 2.Remove all the screws around the perimeter of the console 3.Remove the top cover 4.Remove the motherboard 5.Clean the controller surface with a dry cloth 6.Replace the motherboard 7.Install the screws and top cover

3. Adjust the set point

  1. Go to the Configuration tab in the pit boss App and select the "Settings" button.
  2. Select "Adjust Set Point" from the menu.
  3. On the Adjust Set Point screen, you will see a slider that allows you to adjust the set point.
  4. Use the slider to adjust the set point until the pit boss err code disappears.

4. Replace the entire unit

2.Remove the top cover 3.Remove the LCD screen 4.Remove the motherboard 5.Remove the CPU 6.Remove the graphics card 7.Remove the RAM 8.Remove the hard drive 9.Remove the optical drive 10.Remove the power cord 11.Remove the screws that hold the unit together 12.Remove the unit from the mounting bracket 13.Clean all the components 14.Replace the screws that hold the unit together 15.Install the new components 16.Replace the front bezel 17.Replace the top cover 18.Replace the LCD screen 19.Replace the motherboard 20.Replace the CPU 21.Replace the graphics card 22.Replace the RAM 23.Replace the hard drive 24.Replace the optical drive 25.Replace the power cord 26.Replace the screws that hold the unit together 27.Test the unit