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Fire from lower ports

Instead of heating the tank, we are having fire coming from the bottom of the three ports and the tank only gets to about 120 degrees. What do we need to do? Is something clogged?

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  • Gingery Dec 29, 2007

    Terrific help! We followed the procedure and the fryer works perfectly. In fact, it lights faster than it has in months, probably because the soot was clogging things for a long time. Too bad the instruction manual doesn't mention this problem. Oh well, FixYa solved it. The only thing I could suggest is that the advisor mention that we should remove the upper front cover to find the screws -- since we'd never looked at the equipment before, it took us a few minutes to figure out where the screws were. Once we got a flash light in there and looked up, the screws were visible. Thanks sooooo mujch.

  • Anonymous Sep 05, 2008

    We have the same problem. There doesn't appear to be enough air pressure to push flame into the tubes

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Is this unit propane?if so the baffles are clogged,you need to remove the burners theres 2 bolts that sit on top of them.loosen the bolts,remove the burners and clean out the baffles.clean the burner orfices as well.this should do the trick.

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