no the meat probe is just like the bbq probe, its just shaped different
make sure its plugged in all the way
to test the probe, swap them on your unit, see if the problem follows the probe.
Is this happening on the transmitter and the receiver?
Ok Joe Offset, New Braunfels El Dorado, Weber OTS 22.5 & 18.5, (2) Master Forge Charcoal, Auber ATC, charcoal retort Weber drum rotisserie