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Troubleshooting Guide - Kenwood DF520 series User Manual

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Troubleshooting guide

Problem
Fryer does not work
Oil overflowing
Unpleasant Odour/Oil smokes
Poor Frying performance
Timer not working
Possible Cause
Fryer not plugged in
Fuse blown
Electrics unit not fitted
Maximum oil level exceeded
Basket overloaded/maximum chip
capacity exceeded
Wet food placed in oil
The oil is old and has deteriorated
Incorrect oil used/different oils
mixed together
The oil is old and has deteriorated
The oil is not suitable for deep frying
Incorrect temperature used
Basket overloaded
Fresh chips too wet
Frying method
Battery needs replacing
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Solution
Check fryer is plugged in
Check the fuse/circuit breaker
for your installation and replace
the fuse if necessary. If this does
not solve the problem refer to the
"service" section.
Check that electrics unit is
inserted properly.
Check oil level.
Refer to frying chart for
recommended quantities.
Drain and dry food thoroughly.
Replace with fresh oil.
Use a good quality oil suitable
for deep frying.
Replace with fresh oil.
Use a good quality oil suitable
for deep frying.
Select the correct temperature.
Reduce the quantity fried.
Drain and dry the chips thoroughly.
Try batch method for fresh chips
170°C for 9–11 minutes
Then increase temperature to
190°C and cook for a further 1–2
minutes.
Change battery - see "care and
cleaning.

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