Pilot Light Won’t Stay Lit
Pilot flame is too small – A small pilot flame won’t adequately heat the thermocouple. Adjust the pilot valve on the gas control valve to increase the flame size. Turning the valve adjustment screw twice counterclockwise should accomplish this.
In this manner, how do I adjust the flame on my turkey fryer?
The other person should turn the cylinder valve to the open position, then slowly open the regulator valve until the burner ignites. Place the pot filled with oil on the burner, and then adjust the air shutter on the cooker for a blue flame. Adjust the regulator control for flame height.
Besides, how do you attach a turkey to a fryer hook?
How do you bypass the thermocouple on a turkey fryer?
NOTE: If the flames are too high or low and you must adjust them, you may do so manually.
- Light all surface burners.
- Turn the knob on the burner being adjusted to Lo.
- Remove the knob.
- Insert a small, flat-blade screwdriver into the valve shaft.
- Turn the valve to adjust the flame.
- Replace the knob.
How to Light a Propane Torch
- Check the propane tank for leaks. …
- Open the tank’s valve. …
- Ignite the flame using the sparker supplied with your propane tank. …
- Set the flame to the desired height and heat using the torch adjusting valve. …
- Shut off the tank’s valve when you are done with your flame.
Thermocouples are sensors used to measure temperature. It is a device used inside a gas furnace in Kansas, to assist the pilot light in keeping your furnace running and safe. It works rather like a fail-safe to keep unburned gas from accumulating and burning, exploding or causing another type of health risk.
When cooking turkey parts, oil temperature should be 325° F; may take 4 to 5 minutes per pound to reach the recommended temperatures (dark meat to an internal temperature of 175° F to 180° F, and white meat to an internal temperature of 165° F to 170° F). You’ll need 2.5-3 gallons of oil.
If the thermocouple is too far from the flame, this can cause the pilot to go out and shut down the propane heater; you can fix this easily by moving the thermocouple closer to the flame. The thermocouple could also be worn out, in which case it needs to be replaced.