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Burner will not light, but pilot is on

The Pilot will start (but it seems to take a long time holding the primer in), but when I try turn up the temp to get the burners on, I hear a soft click and the pilot goes out. Is it the thermo coupler or something else? The fry-o-lator is only 2 years old

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  • draftsportsb Feb 03, 2009

    I tried to just light the burner, ackowledging the pilot is not on, and it will not light. I don't think we have a gas intake line problem, since everything else we have in the kitchen is working. Any ideas on what it might be?


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Sounds like you need a new thermo coupler. this is first and foremost.

Can you light the burners by hand? and do they burn hot and clean that will let you know if you have clear intake lines for the gas.

There is a small chance the gas valve is having a problem,not at the burner control but the vavle the thermo coupler is connected to. or worse case scenario moisture in the gas line.

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