What causes a burnt taste? Why does my vape taste burnt?

There are a few reasons why you may be experiencing a burnt taste with your device. First off, it is normal for a vape to taste burn after an extended time of use as you will have to change coils or cotton on your tank/RDA/pod.

Please follow the troubleshooting steps below in attempt to resolve this issue:

  • Ensure you are priming your coils prior to use. Please allow the cotton to saturate in the e-liquid 10-15 minutes prior to use. 
  • Please make sure the device is being cleaned regularly and properly. You may refer to the product manual if one was provided. A residue buildup in the coil/atomizer may cause a burnt taste when the device is being used. 
  • Ensure you are using the recommended wattage range provided on the coil. Vaping at a higher wattage can burn the wicks quicker.
  • Chain vaping will cause the wick to dry up faster than normal. Please allow the coil some time to saturate. 
  • Coils will need to be replaced fairly frequently. Depending on how much the coil is used, you may need to replace it every few days or up to 2 weeks.
  • There is a chance that you device was accidentally activated when there was no E-Liquid in the tank or pod. This will cause the burnt taste immediately, which you will need to change the coils and clean out the reservoir.

Note: Once a Tank, Pod, or RDA have a burnt smell or taste, you will need to safely clean out the entire atomizer to get rid of the smell (or replace the pod entirely if it is replaceable).

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