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Burner will not light

Pilot lights but when you turn it to on burner will not light. also is there a way to trouble shoot the high limit or some way to check to see if it is good?

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What you need to do is simple. Check for continuity between the following links diagram and any open parts are gonna be the problem. The main suspect is gonna be the gas valve solenoid followed by the control thermostat. if the fryer got real freaking hot then check the fuse and high limit that is tied into the gas safety magnet.
anybody with any fryer experience can fix that puppy in a minute.

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