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How do I light pilot light on DCS FSF-40L deep fryer?

There is a temperature (thermostat) knob and a reset button, but no button to hold in while lighting pilot light.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Iceboxman
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SOURCE: Imperial Deep Fryer won't light

The pilot should not lower on main valve opening, this is a dangerous situation and should be handled by a pro.

Posted on Aug 21, 2008

burzerko
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SOURCE: Thermostat Issue DCS Fryer??

This sounds to me like the thermostat is not sensing and is reading a closed circuit all the time. You will probably need to replace the thermostat.

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Zerko

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Imperial deep fryer IFS40 pilot lights, turn on

Hi there, it sounds like your thermopile, for the pilot, is failing during use, when this happens, the small DC voltage it generates is less than the gas valve requires to stay open, and shuts off the pilot, which shuts off the main burners. Another thing that could be happening, is the hi limit is opening prematurely, instead of shutting of the pilot at 450 deg. it now is opening at 325, or 225 or 250. Sometimes the sensing bulb gets broken where it pass's through the oil tank causing this symptom. If you temporarily bypassed the hi limit to test this also, and it still goes off, you need a thermopile. If it stays on, check your temp with a reliable thermometer, and see if it reads fairly close to your setting, if so, then you need a hi limit.
Hope that helps, and thank you.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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SOURCE: garland deep fryer

Pilot lite working. When temp switch turn up to 365 you can here a click but gas burners do not light. Sometimes when you turn the switch back and forth the burners will light and bring oil to temp. and shut off but as oil cools burners do not come back on.

Dan

Posted on Mar 21, 2009

SOURCE: comercial deep fryer pilot light goes out

This problem could be caused by a few different things. You should check the condition of your pilot and the thermocouple, if the pilot is weak due to being dirty you will not generate the optimum Millivolts to run the fryer, you may need to dissassemble and clean the pilot. The thermocouple needs to be correctly placed in the pilot assembly, if it has dropped down to where it is not in the flame it will not work correctly. You may need a new thermopile as it may not be generating millivolts as needed. Gas pressure can cause this as well, if the pilot goes out then the main burners come on you should check the gas pressure. One more thing to check is the hi-limit thermostat, if this is cutting out early your pilot will go out. Imperial uses a self-resetting limit, after a few minutes your fryer will relight and work until if cuts out again. If your fryer pilot stay on with the thermostat off for long periods of time and does not go out immediately when the burners come on and the pilot is clean, you may need a hi limit. This is a lot of info, I hope it helps.

Posted on May 26, 2009

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