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Fryer keep shutting off

I light the pilot but it is not staying and when it does it only stays lit for about 2 min it will not hold the flame for more than 3 min

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  • joedabtx May 04, 2010

    i do not know what that is and i do not think that is it it has done this before it seems like it need to be reset somehow and i do not know how to do that

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You need to start with the thermocouple or flame rod that senses if the burner is lit. If it is a flame rod you can probably get by with cleaning it with some still wool. Make sure it is in the flame if it is a flame rod. If its a thermocouple it should be close enough to the flame to get hot.

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  • Brian Niten May 04, 2010

    You should be able to see the thermocouple or flame rod near the pilot light. They can go bad over time which is why it can just start happening. A flame rod will look like a metal rod with a wire attached to it. A thermocouple will look like a small bulb with a small copper tube leading from it to the gas valve.

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