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Fryer will heat up and once it gets up to temperature it stops as it should but won't fire back up after cooling a bit. Pilot light stays on but there is another flame coming from another pipe. Any in

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I would first try replacing the thermocouple (you want to put a new one on a new gas valve any way), if that didn't cure it ya gotta replace that old gas valve because the solenoid on it is going out. Ain't gone yet but going and nope you cannot just replace the solenoid anymore like in the old days. Gotta fit another gas valve IF the new thermophile generator don't fix the probo.

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SOURCE: oven pilot light won't light

you must push and hold the button on the bottom fo the safety valve until the thermocouple is warm enough to keep the safety valve open. @ 25 - 30 seconds

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I have a GE Gas Stove XL44 the stove top buners don't light by themselves without manual lighting. When I turn on the buner knob the buner doesn't click. Also I used my self- cleaning oven for the first time and stopped it before the time was up after that is when the stove top buners wouldn't light by theirselves.

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The thermocouple is bad this is the probe that sits next to the pilot,the pilot flame heats the thermocouple and then it sends a micro voltage to the valve to keep it lit.Goto hobartcorp.com and find your model then the part number.

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The manifold needs to be cleaned and adjusted could have rust etc in it Not a good thing to do yourself unless you know what you are doing

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the flame needs to be adjusted there's a small screw right inside of the shaft where the knob goes. Pull knob off and there should be a screw inside that u shaped shaft. Turn the burners on and set the flame accordingly.

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When I light my Pilot on my Fryer it will not stay lit long enough to light the fryer. What can i do?


There are several possible causes of this problem, aside from a loose or damaged wire, which is uncommon. The cause in about 95% of the cases is a thermopile that has gone bad. The thermopile is the small cylinder that is attached to the pilot assembly where part of the pilot flame can contact it. It has a cable or wire going to the gas valve, high limit switch, or both. When hot enough, it produces and electrical current that keep the pilot on and allows the main gas valve to open. This is not hard to replace in most gas fryers and not too expensive. This often starts as an intermittent problem. The second possible cause is a defective high limit. The high limit is a small rectangular device with wires going to the gas valve and a tiny stainless tube that goes through the bottom of the kettle to a sensor bulb, like the thermostat has. These are usually self resetting, but may have a small red reset button. If present check the reset. If no reset, jump the two wires and see if the fryer will now light. If so, the high limit is defective, assuming the fryer is not over temperature. If defective, replace. Do not operate the fryer in this condition as there is no over temperature protection. The next cause is if the oil is too hot, in which case the high limit will shut off both the main burner and the pilot. The pilot cannot be relit until the fryer cools down and the high limit resets. If the oil is too hot, usually over 425F, replace the thermostat. If the high limit trips when the oil is in the normal operating range, replace the high limit. The final cause is a bad gas valve. This is not too common, but the gas valve is expensive and a bit difficult to replace. Check all of the other causes first.

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I assume that the fryer has auto ignition feature. Try to check if the hi limit sensing bulb (located inside the fry tank) is not touching the fire tube, it must have at least 3 millimeter clearance with respect to the fire tube otherwise, high temperature will be sensed that will trip (@ 450F) its mechanical contact which will in turn shut the burner operation and will reset once it is cooled down.
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Check and tighten all wiring connections. check if your thermopile receives enough heat from the pilot flame. Once the pilot is lit, the hi limit device will be the only one capable of shutting it down during operation (once the oil temperature reaches 450F) provided the gas supply is sufficient.

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Fryer comes on gets to temperature, then after a varied amount of time depending on use will power down, and will not come back on to maintain temperature, or will occasionally come on, but not to desired ...


Hi there.
Thermopile must be free of soot or any form of dirt so that it coud absorb the right intensity of heat from the pilot flame for millivolt generation used in energizing the pilot and main valve electrical coils for pilot and burner operation. Pilot flame must be stable during fryer operation as well as the gas pressure being supplied to the unit.
All wiring connection must be tight, a very small amount of voltage generated by the thermopile or millivolts will not pass thru loosely connected wires.
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