Tailgater 20 Support Guide

What's in This Article?

Information on Traeger's Tailgater 20 grill.


Model Numbers

How to Find Your Grill's Serial & Model Number

TFB30KLF Black US & Canada Active
TFB30KOG Tito's Special Edition US Discontinued



Owner's Manual English Pg 11 - Seasoning/Initial Firing Step 3: After making sure there are no foreign objects in the hopper, add pellets prior to priming.
Pg 11 - Seasoning/Initial Firing Step 4: Fan and ignitor will not turn on during priming. Disregard checking for air flow and heat. 
Assembly Guide English  


Troubleshooting Resources for Your Tailgater 20

Below are links help you get the most out of your Tailgater 20, whether it's learning best-use practices or how to resolve common issues.

Operating Your Tailgater 20 How to start/ignite your Tailgater 20
How to shut down/turn off your Tailgater 20
How to season your Tailgater 20
Cleaning your Tailgater 20
Error Messages & Notifications Grill Notifications
Temperature Management Grill Running too Hot
Grill Running too Cool
Portable Grill Temperature Issues
Temperature Swings



Controller ARC Controller
Startup Procedure Closed-Lid Startup
Assembled Dimensions: Legs Folded

37" L x 18" D x 21.5" H

94 cm L x 45.7 cm D x 54.6 cm H

Assembled Dimensions: Legs Extended

37" L x 18" W x 36" H

94 cm L x 45.7 cm D x 91.44 cm H

Assembled Weight

60.2 lbs

27.3 kg

Package Dimensions

24" L x 21" W x 20.5" H

61 cm L x 53.34 cm W x 52 cm H

Package Weight

70.5 lbs

32 kg

Main Grate Dimensions

20" L x 15" D

50.8 cm L x 38.1 cm D

Total Grilling Area

300 sq. in.

1935.5 sq. cm

Barrel Size


50.8 cm

Hopper Capacity

8 lbs

3.6 kg

Maximum Temperature 450°F  232°C
Meat Probe Count 1
BTUs 19,500
Exhaust System Downdraft
Pellet Sensor No; Not compatible
Super Smoke No


Compatible Accessories



Cover BAC374: Tailgater Grill Cover - Full-Length
Drip Tray Liner BAC408: Drip Tray Liners - 5-Pack - Tailgater
Folding Front Shelf BAC361: Folding Front Shelf 20-Series
Grease Bucket Liner BAC407: Bucket Liner 5 Pack
Insulation Blanket No longer available. BAC346: Insulation Blanket - 20-Series 
Meat Probe BAC431: Traeger Replacement Meat Probe - 2 Pack
Pellet Bucket BAC637: Traeger StayDry Pellet Bin & Lid
Power Inverter BAC287: Traeger High Efficiency Power Inverter
Small-Cavity Hopper Insert BAC516: Small-Cavity Hopper Insert


Replacement Parts

Prior to purchasing replacement parts, we suggest contacting Customer Support to confirm the part you want is indeed the part you need.

Hyperlinked SKUs are available to purchase on Traeger.com. SKUs without hyperlinks require contacting Customer Support to order.




Auger Auger Assembly KIT0053  
Auger Bushing KIT0021  
Auger Motor KIT0020 Auger Motor Kit AC
Auger Motor Pin KIT0783  
Controller KIT0573 ARC Controller: Tailgater
Drip Tray SUB025 Drip Tray: Junior, Tailgater, Bronson


Induction Fan KIT0019 Draft Inducer Fan Kit AC


KIT0396 Firepot Assembly 7 Hole
Frame Grill Frame WRP008  
Side Handle KIT0039  
Grate HDW196 Grill Grate: Junior, Tailgater
Grease Bucket HDW152 Grease Bucket
Hardware SUB539  
Heat Baffle KIT0790 Heat Baffle: Junior, Tailgater, Bronson
Hopper  Hopper Access Panel KIT0572  
Hopper-Barrel Gasket INS144  
Hopper-Burner Assembly KIT0570  
Handle KIT0039  
Hopper Lid KIT0049  
Hopper Shroud SUB021  
Hot Rod KIT0088 Hot Rod Kit, AC
Legs Front Left Leg KIT0045  
Front Right Leg KIT0047  
Rear Left Leg KIT0044  
Rear Right Leg KIT0046  
Leg Cap KIT0052  
Wheels & Axle KIT0048  
Lid Lid Assembly KIT0571  
Handle KIT0039  
Meat Probe BAC329  
Power Cord KIT0089 120V Electrical Cord, Fixed, AC
RTD KIT0779 7 Inch RTD Probe



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