Question about Frymaster Dean SR42G Deep Fryer
Hello, no, the valve has not been welded on, however, it does take a bit of effort to get it off the frypot, I usually use a socket type wrench or ratchet to remove them, makes it a bit easier. As far as the sealant goes, if it is leaking out of the handle seal, just get a new valve, if it is leaking from the threaded pipe of the frypot then a good sealant will do, they use sealant from the factory, usually meant for the temp, and stainless steel.
Hope that helps, and thank you.
Posted on Feb 22, 2009
There is a seal inside of there that prevents it from leaking. The seal has failed.
I would advise against any type of repair using a sealant. If there should ever be any sickness found to be the result of using the sealant, then you or the owner will be held liable.
By a new valve, and if I recall correctly, this is a stainless or nickel plated valve.
Reply back if you have any questions.
Posted on Feb 03, 2009
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