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My fryer its leaking from the fitting with the handle thats on the pipe that drains the oil out the fryer its right there and i know that all i have to do its pull some thread sell on there but i tryed to just turn it and have it come off but with all my boddy on it i could not turn it to come off i am wondering if it has ben welded do u know?

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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.

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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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