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Commercial Deepfryer My fryer is not kicking on when it should when the temperature drops below a certain level. I have to tap the temp control knob to get it to fire back up. Do you have schematics laying out what the switch looks like inside and do you have suggestions on how to repair it versus spending $300 canadian for a new switch. Thanks Gord

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    pilot will not stay lit without pushing in the bleed knob and if we can get the burners going they will also tend to quit

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Make the "tap" is to the thermostat, and not the gas valve. If it is the t-stat, try cycling the knob back and forth, low to high several times. This may free up the contacts in the t-stat. But in general, if tapping "fixes" it, you need a new one.

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