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I have a Frymaster J1C and the pilot light goes out when the main burner shuts off.

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You could possibly have too much draft under the fryer which when the main burner shuts off, it is extingusing the pilot. Check and make sure that the hood is protecting the pilot itself and that the flame is aimed directly at the burner hole positions.

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The pilot height should be about 1 1/2". Your Pilot orfice could also need cleaning. Eliminate excessive draft in your kitchen.

Here is the manual for your unit, it covers these topics.

http://www.frymaster.com/docs/uploaded/fry/products/OperationalManuals/819-5355.pdf

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