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Pilot won't light

I just purchased a turn key food operation.....I cleaned out the fryers and when i went to ignite the pilot it won't light

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    burzerko May 11, 2010

    I need the model number and s/n number if possible. I also need to know if it has electronic ignition or a standing pilot light.

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You have one of two things going on here either a thermocouple or a pilot safty valve failing. If you hold in the g/v button and the pilot will stay on but then go off when you let the button go you have a bad thermocouple. The 2nd is another option possibly installed on your fryer which is a pilot safty device it will have a large red button usually accessible from the outside or behind the front cover. Also you need to make sure you have gas present to the unit as well.

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