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     fixbear updated 1 year, 2 months ago 1 Member · 6 Posts
  • guest

    Member
    November 27, 2018 at 12:00 am

    pilot will stay lit for little while, sooner or later it goes out..It is not being from air movement..

  • ectofix

    Member
    November 27, 2018 at 4:34 pm

    MODEL NUMBER.

  • ectofix

    Member
    November 27, 2018 at 5:28 pm

    So, you didn’t mention having to reset the high limit.  Therefore you have a gas or air supply problem supplying the pilot.

     

    It could be:

    • A dirty pilot burner
      • Turn off the pilot, then give the pilot burner a strong blast of compressed air, nitrogen or CO2.  Then relight it and see how it does.
    • An improperly adjusted pilot supply or weak thermopile
      • A VOM would be needed to establish either of these possibilities.  I don’t provide HOW-TO lessons, so if that’s beyond your scope, then call a service company.
    • Low gas pressure supply
      • If there’s a line regulator feeding your fryer, it may be bad.  A manometer is needed to test the pressure and see if that’s the problem. 
    • Insufficient gas supply volume
      • If the fryer is supplied by a flexible gas hose with a quick-disconnect, be sure the quick-disconnect is fully seated.
      • Also be sure the gas supply’s ball valve is turned on fully.  The valve’s handle should be IN-LINE with the valve’s body.  Turned at 90° is OFF.  anything IN-BETWEEN means it’s not turned on enough.

     

    That’s all I can think of at the moment.  I hope this helps.

    Now I’m going to have another beer and continue cooking my dinner.

  • fixbear

    Member
    November 27, 2018 at 5:34 pm

    Loose electrical connections on the pilot curcuit.

  • ectofix

    Member
    November 27, 2018 at 5:59 pm

     

    I thought I’d missed something.

  • fixbear

    Member
    November 28, 2018 at 5:07 am

    Hey, I’m the one with the feeble memory

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