REPLACING A WIFI CONTROLLER

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How to replace a D2 Controller and connect a grill to WiFi.

 

HOW TO REPLACE A D2 CONTROLLER

  1. Power off and unplug your grill.
  2. Remove the 4 screws that hold your controller in place using a Phillips head screwdriver.
  3. Unplug the wires from the controller.
    • Each wire has its own unique design to help you tell which wire belongs where once you install the new controller.
  4. Plug all plastic connectors into the new controller.
  5. Reinsert the 4 screws that hold the controller in place.
  6. Plug in your grill and turn it on.
  7. Replace the QR code from under the hopper with the one you received with your replacement controller.
    • NOTE: The original QR code is associated only with the original controller that came with the grill upon manufacturing. The new QR Code is associated with the customer's new controller.
  8. Connect the grill to WiFi and pair with the Traeger app using our iOS or Android instructions.

 

HOW TO REPLACE A TIMBERLINE 850/1300 D2 CONTROLLER

  1. Power off and unplug your grill.
  2. Timberline 850 & 1300: Remove the WiFi Antenna.
  3. Remove the 4 screws that hold your controller in place using a Phillips head screwdriver.
  4. Unplug the wires from the controller.
    • Each wire has its own unique design to help you tell which wire belongs where once you install the new controller.
  5. Timberline 850 & 1300: Feed the line for the WiFi antenna back through the controller hole.
  6. Plug all plastic connectors into the new controller.
  7. Reinsert the 4 screws that hold the controller in place.
  8. Timberline 850 & 1300: Reinstall the coaxial connector to the antenna mount and reattach the bottom panel.
  9. Plug in your grill and turn it on.
  10. Replace the QR code from under the hopper with the one you received with your replacement controller.
    • NOTE: The original QR code is associated only with the original controller that came with the grill upon manufacturing. The new QR Code is associated with the customer's new controller.
  11. Connect the grill to WiFi and pair with the Traeger app using our iOS or Android instructions.

HOW TO REMOVE A TIMBERLINE ANTENNA

The Timberline WiFi antenna can be found underneath the hopper.

This process is only necessary for Timberline grill models manufactured in 2019 or later. 

  1. Power off and unplug your grill.
  2. Remove the lower panel on the underside of the hopper by unscrewing the 4 screws holding it in place. The four screws are usually tight and can be difficult to loosen.
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  3. Remove the lower part of the external antenna.
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  4. While holding the upper part of the coaxial antenna connector, unthread and remove the lower nut from the connector.
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  5. Pull the coaxial connector out of the antenna mount.
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  6. Proceed to follow the above directions to remove the controller.
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