Pitco fryer troubleshooting

Pitco (United Kingdom) is a manufacturer of professional fryers. Modular design of fryers can consider all the client’s needs to the full, because you can combine modules with different combination of tanks. This kind of products will bring not only comfort, but also awareness of the importance of quality shopping. Brand fryers Pitco from England are a perfect option for those ones, who like to balance the values of prices and the longevity of the acquisitions. The troubleshooting system represented below in tabular form facilitates this.

Pitco 12 fryer troubleshooting

ITEM TO CHECKHOW TO CHECK
Power to machineCheck main power to machine (When applicable.)
Hi-Limit resetPress Hi-Limit reset button. Mounted on cabinet side behind door
Power switch onPower switch should be in the ON position. (On RPB machines ONLY the manual reset switch must be pressed after there has been an interruption in power.)
Gas to machineMake sure gas supply line is connected
Gas valve knob positionShould be in the appropriate position
FusesCheck for blown fuses. (Where applicable.)
Machine will not run: No lights on the front panelPower to machine (Where applicable.)
Machine will not run: Front panel lights are ON.Hi-Limit switch Gas to machine Gas valve knob position
Pilot will not lightHi-Limit reset
Gas to machine
Gas valve knob position
Pilot lights: Machine will not heatPower switch ON
Gas valve knob position
Fuses
Is Thermostat turned UP
Machine will not maintain temp: Is machine still running? YES NOGas valve knob position Check pilot
Machine will not maintain temp: Is pilot lit? YES NOCall Authorized Service Company Relight pilot per the manual
Oil temp too hot or Machine runs constantlyCheck Thermostat calibration (Where applicable.) Call Authorized Service Company
Shortening is leaking from fry tankCall Authorized Service Company
Power to machineCheck main power to the machine
Circuit breakerCheck filter circuit breaker on side of filter handle
Motor overheat tripRemove cap on the left side at the rear of filter and push red button
Shortening return quick disconnectFitting should be tight and clean
Pick up tubeSteel nut should be tight on the filter Pick up screen inside tube should be clear Fitting at top of tube should be tight
Paper installationPaper should be installed per directions in the manual
Pick up screenCheck the small screen in the end of the pick up tube (Inside the large steel nut.) to make sure it is clear
Filter pump NOT runningCheck power to machine Check circuit breaker Check motor overheat trip
Filter pump runningCheck quick disconnect
Check pick up tube is attached correctly
Check paper installation
Check pick up screen installation

Pitco MG14S-CMFD fryer troubleshooting

PROBLEMPROBABLE CAUSECORRECTIVE ACTION
Computer does not come on nothing shows in either displayA. Main circuit breaker is turned offA. Locate the correct circuit breaker and turn OFF and back ON again.
B. Fryer fuse is blownB. Check and Replace as needed
C. TransformerC. Check Transformer
Computer heat light comes on but burners do notA If the oil is hot the Hi Limit may be trippedA. Allowr the oil to cool, the Hi Limit will reset itself. Turn the computer OFF and back ON again to reset the computer.
Computer display shows "OFF" and cannot be turned "ON"A. ComputerA. Switch circuit breaker OFF and ON again to try to reset computer, if this does not remedy the problem, replace computer.
I leat Light ON, Computer shows "IGNITION" "FAILURE"A. I leat Demand RelayA. Check Heat Demand Relay.
B. F2 Fuse may be blownB. Check and replace as needed.
C. BlowerC. Check and replace as needed.
D. Pressure SwitchD. Check and replace as needed.
E. Gas ValveE. Check and replace as needed.
F. Ignition Module (One or both) G Gas Valve Relay (Full Vat Only) II. Tripped or defective Hi LimitF. Check and replace as needed.
G. Check and replace as needed.
H. Allow the oil to cool, the I li Limit will reset itself. Turn the computer OFF and back ON again to reset the computer. Check and replace is needed.
No Spark heard, blower IS runningA. Heat Demand RelayA. Check and replace where needed.
B. Ignition Control ModuleB. Check and replace where needed.
C. Spark IgnitorC. Check and replace where needed.
Spark sound can be heard, Blower NOT runningA. F2 ftise blownA. Check and replace where needed.
B. BlowerB. Check and replace where needed.
C. Heat Demand RelayC. Check and replace where needed.
Spark sound can be heard, Blower IS running but main burners do not runA. Ignition Control ModuleA. Check and replace where needed.
B. Gas Valve Relay (Full Vat Only)B. Check and replace where needed.
C. Bad Pressure SwitchC. Check and replace where needed.
D. Tripped or defective Hi limitD. Check and replace where needed.
E. Gas ValveE. Check and replace where needed.
Burner comes ON for short time, does not come back onA. Flame SensorA. Check and replace where needed.
B. Ignition Control ModuleB. Check and replace where needed.
C. Gas ValveC. Check and replace where needed.
Computer controls left side of split vat onlyA. Wiring harnesses attached in wrong orderA. Remove power to machine, power up again.
Unplug both sides of computer, plug in right side first then the left side.
Red Return Valve is open but no pump sound can be heardA. Red Return Valve NOT fully openA. Pull slightly on the Red handle to check that it is fully open.
B. Filter Circuit Breaker may be trippedB. Locate the circuit breaker and reset.
C. Filter Motor Thermal Overload may be trippedC. Push Red reset button located on end of filter motor.
D. Sensor switch may be loose or badD. Check that the switch is tight in its mounting. If switch is bad replace it.
Drain valve is closed and the computer has been reset but still shows "DRAINING" or "TURN OFF"A. Green Drain Valve is NOT fully ClosedA. Apply a little more pressure to the Green Handle to check that it is fully closed.
B. Sensor switch may be loose or badB. Check that the sw itch is tight in its mounting. If switch is bad replace it.
Drain Valve is OPEN, the oil is draining slowly or not at all.A. Green Drain Valve is NOT fully openA. Apply a little more pressure to the Green Handle to check that it is fully closed.
B. Drain is plugged w ith debrisB. Use the Clean Out Rod from inside the Fry Vat to clear the Drain Valve. If this NOT clear the blockage, CLOSE the Green Drain Valve and follow these instructions for clearing the main drain line.

Pitco E12 fryer troubleshooting

ITEM TO CHECKHOW TO CHECK
Power to machineCheck main power to machine (When applicable.)
Hi-Limit resetPress Hi-Limit reset button. Mounted on left side of element pivot assembly
Power switch onPower switch should be in the ON position.
Machine will not run: No lights on the front panelPower to machine (Where applicable.) Bad Transformer
Machine will not run: Front panel lights are ON.Hi-Limit switch
Bad probe. Temperature control
Machine will not maintain temp: Is machine still running? YES NOBad probe Bad Hi Limit
Oil temp too hot or Machine runs constantlyCheck Thermostat calibration (Where applicable.) Call Authorized Service Company
Power to machineCheck main power to the machine
Circuit breakerCheck filter circuit breaker on side of filter handle
Motor overheat tripRemove cap on the left side at the rear of filter and push red button
Shortening return quick disconnectFitting should be tight and clean
Pick up tubeSteel nut should be tight on the filter Pick up screen inside tube should be clear
Fitting at top of tube should be tight
Paper installationPaper should be installed per directions in the manual
Pick up screenCheck the small screen in the end of the pick up tube (Inside the large steel nut.) to make sure it is clear
Filter pump NOT runningCheck power to machine Check circuit breaker Check motor overheat trip
Filter pump runningCheck quick disconnect
Check pick up tube is attached correctly
Check paper installation
Check pick up screen installation

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