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Fryer was left on all night, was turned off at 9 am pilot on but main burners will not relight

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I have an imperial fryer. Pilot is on but main burners don't ignite. Pilot looks normal & thermostat clicks when turned


Number 5 is your thermopile/pilot generator. It is a pilot generator that does 2 things. It holds open the valve with a safety magnet and it operates the safety valve solenoid whenever the control stat calls for heat. Overtime they get weak and will hold the pilot but not operate the valve solenoid. I would replace that pilot generator.thermopile and party on!

Jul 30, 2012 | Imperial IFS40 Deep Fryer

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Pilot light is working in a.m. when machine is started. After machiine runs up to temp (350 deg) the burner will turn off and pilot will go out also. After finding machine has shut off we turn it off and...


Ensure that the gas pressure being fed to the unit meets the standard as rated on the unit's nameplate.
The thermopile must be free of soot or any form of dirt.
Pilot flame quality must be good and can heat up the thermopile properly.
Wiring connectors must be tight.

Regards.

Jun 23, 2011 | Vulcan LG300 Deep Fryer

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45C- Flame and pilot went out during operation, Pilot won't relight.


If your pilot is a manual ignition model, make sure that the thermopile is clean (free of soot), it is the cylindrical piece of metal behind the pilot assembly which is heated by the pilot flame, a very small amount of voltage is generated by it to open pilot and main burner valves of gas valve.

Jun 03, 2011 | Pitco Frialator 45C Deep Fryer

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My pilot light is out on pitco 35cs fryer, i cant locate it to relight it


Pilot assembly is located between the two middle burners, this is where the pilot is lighted. You have to turn the gas valve knob to pilot position then push it while lighting the pilot assembly.

Jan 27, 2011 | Pitco Frialator 35CS Deep Fryer

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Our staff cleaned the fryer last night and left the pilot on without filling the oil. . The fryer was with no oil and pilot on overnight. Will it lead to problems or we have to take corrective action.


If the main burners didn't light there shouldn't be a problem. If the main burners came on there could be some damage to the tank but there is no corrective action that can be taken. If damage was done it will usually leak cooking oil when filled. Was the gas valve turned to "pilot" or "on"?

Dec 12, 2010 | Pitco Frialator SG14 Deep Fryer

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Pilot relighting Garland Commercial range


The main burner valve is the oven valve. The pilot will be next to the burner and you either have to insert a long shiskabob stick ( lit) into the hole or lift up on the bottom of the oven (inside) and you will see the pilot.

Feb 09, 2010 | Garland H286 Gas Kitchen Range

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Comercial deep fryer pilot light goes out


This problem could be caused by a few different things. You should check the condition of your pilot and the thermocouple, if the pilot is weak due to being dirty you will not generate the optimum Millivolts to run the fryer, you may need to dissassemble and clean the pilot. The thermocouple needs to be correctly placed in the pilot assembly, if it has dropped down to where it is not in the flame it will not work correctly. You may need a new thermopile as it may not be generating millivolts as needed. Gas pressure can cause this as well, if the pilot goes out then the main burners come on you should check the gas pressure. One more thing to check is the hi-limit thermostat, if this is cutting out early your pilot will go out. Imperial uses a self-resetting limit, after a few minutes your fryer will relight and work until if cuts out again. If your fryer pilot stay on with the thermostat off for long periods of time and does not go out immediately when the burners come on and the pilot is clean, you may need a hi limit. This is a lot of info, I hope it helps.

Nov 29, 2008 | Imperial IFS50 Deep Fryer

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Imperial fryer IFS-40


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.
Hope this helps!
Ken

Oct 18, 2008 | Imperial IFS40 Deep Fryer

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Imperial fryer


If your pilot lights up but the main burner doesn't light up then you have a bad pilot sensor or gas valve

Sep 16, 2008 | Imperial IFS50 Deep Fryer

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