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First off make sure you get the OEM pitco t-stat.
1. Unplug all power sources from the fryer.
2. Remove all oil or shortening from the fry pot.
3.Remove the sensing bulb from the brackets inside the fry pot.
4.There will be a double compression fitting entering the fry pot from inside the control area, remove both of these compression fittings.
5. Slide the sensing bulb and cap tube out of the opening in the fry pot.
6. Remove the mounting hardware holding the old t-stat to the cabinet
7.Disconnect the wires on the backside of the t-stat (Make sure to note the wire locations)
8.Connect the wires to the new t-stat.
9Repeat the order in reverse to reinstall the new t-stat
When you connect the larger compression fitting to the frypot make sure that you get a pipe sealant that is rated to 600 deg. F
any high heat pipe sealant for stainless steel should suffice for this.

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