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Pilot light will light, burners ignite and fryer comes up to temp., the burners go off and the pilot light stay on, but when the burners start to ignite again the pilot light goes out and the burners do not light. Thanks for your help!

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  • khogwild Oct 29, 2008

    I did have the right gas. I finally called the gas company. The pilot light had to be taken apart and cleaned.

    Sorry I am late responding.

    Thanks!!!

    Ken

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I had this trouble with a different fryer. We had lpg instead of natural gas. check youre using the correct gas.

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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