WiFIRE Controller Replacement - D2 Grills

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

Controller Replacement Instructions: D2 Pros, Ironwoods & Costco Grills

  • Applicable Grills: Century 885, Ironwood 650, Ironwood 885, Pro 575, Pro 780, Redland, Silverton 620, Silverton 810, Silverton XL
  • Applicable Controller SKUs: KIT0391, KIT0400, KIT0402, KIT0410, KIT0530, KIT0542, KIT0550

TOOLS NEEDED

  • Phillips screwdriver

  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 wire connectors from the controller.
    • Each wire connector 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.

Controller Replacement Instructions: Timberline 850, Timberline 1300

The steps to replace a controller on a Timberline 850 or 1300 follow the same flow as replacing controllers on other D2 WiFIRE grills. The only difference is these models have a WiFi antenna (which improves WiFi connection) that needs to be removed. 

  • Applicable Grills: Timberline 850, Timberline 1300
  • Applicable Controller SKUs: KIT0486, KIT0478, KIT0512, KIT0513

TOOLS NEEDED

  • Phillips screwdriver

  1. Power off and unplug your grill.
  2. Remove the WiFi Antenna (see, How to Remove a Timberline WiFi Antenna, below).
  3. Remove the 4 screws that hold your controller in place using a Phillips screwdriver.
  4. Unplug the wire connections from the controller.
    • Each wire connection has its own unique design to help you tell which wire belongs where once you install the new controller.
  5. Feed the WiFi antenna wire 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. 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 WiFi 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. 

Applicable SKUs: KIT0495

  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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