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Fryer promblems it dont do it all the time but you can hear the thermostat click to cut gas off when reached temp but sometimes it wont cut gas off all the way it seems like the gas is half on.

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This is caused by a failing coil on the gas valve. You should replace the gas valve.

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

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I had a very simular problem. My fryer would do exactly as you described, but sometimes the pilot light would stay on until the burners tried to re-ignite and then it would go out.
I finally had to call the gas company. They took the pilot light apart and cleaned it. The fryer works perfect now.
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