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Pilot will not stay lit on Imperial IFS75

Replaced 750 millivolt thermopile

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  • jtolbert Feb 16, 2009

    Thanks for the response and information. I did notice that the pilot flame seemed weak, so this is very helpful.I will try it out tomorrow. Thanks.

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Is the pilot flame hitting the thermocouple? If yes... and it is tightened "snug"...check high limit. Bypass by connecting wires that go to it. If operation is normal then replace high limit (before using fryer)

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I work with these vats in my business and it has been common in my experience that the pilot area needs to be cleaned. Take a paper clip or the like and clean the pilot area where the gas comes in. Make sure your gas line is not crimped. If you are handy, you may can take apart the orifice itself and clean it. Usually, I would say replace the thermopile. Make sure it is set close enough to the pilot so that it can heat up well enough to call for the gas.

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