Frymaster Fryer BIH14 User Manual

OPERATOR’S MANUAL  
FRYMASTER BIH/MH14 SERIES  
ELECTRIC FRYER  
This equipment chapter is to be  
installed in the Fryer Section of the  
Equipment Manual.  
FOR YOUR SAFETY  
Do Not Store or use gasoline or other  
flammable vapors and liquids in the  
vicinity of this or any other appliance.  
MANUFACTURED  
BY  
P.O. BOX 51000  
SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA 71135-1000  
PHONE: 1-318-865-1711  
TOLL FREE: 1-800-551-8633  
1-800-24 FRYER  
FAX: 1-318-219-7135  
TABLE OF CONTENTS  
WARRANTY STATEMENT ..................................................................................................Page i  
INTRODUCTION..................................................................................................................Page 1-1  
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS .......................................................................................Page 2-1  
OPERATING FRYERS WITH THERMOSTAT CONTROLLERS ........................................Page 3-1  
OPERATING THE BUILT-IN FILTRATION SYSTEM ..........................................................Page 4-1  
PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLESHOOTING..............................................Page 5-1  
Frymaster L.L.C., 8700 Line Avenue 71106  
P.O. Box 51000, Shreveport, Louisiana 71135-1000  
PHONE 318-865-1711  
FAX 318-219-7135  
PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES  
SERVICE HOTLINE 1-800-24-FRYER  
819-5569 08/2002  
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WARNING  
IMPROPER INSTALLATION, ADJUSTMENT, ALTERATION, SERVICE OR MAINTENANCE CAN CAUSE PROPERTY  
DAMAGE, INJURY OR DEATH. READ THE INSTALLATION, OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS  
THOROUGHLY BEFORE INSTALLING OR SERVICING THIS EQUIPMENT.  
WARNING  
FOR YOUR SAFETY, DO NOT STORE OR USE GASOLINE OR OTHER FLAMMABLE VAPORS AND LIQUIDS IN THE  
VICINITY OF THIS OR ANY OTHER APPLIANCE.  
COMPUTERS  
FCC  
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:  
1)This device may not cause harmful interference, and 2) This device must accept any interference received,  
including interference that may cause undesired operation. While this device is a verified Class A device, it  
has been shown to meet the Class B limits  
CANADA  
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class A or B limits for radio noise emissions as set out by  
the ICES-003 standard of the Canadian Department of Communications.  
Cet appareil numerique n'emet pas de bruits radioelectriques depassany les limites de classe a et b  
prescrites dans la norme NMB-003 edictee par le ministre des communications du Canada.  
WARNING  
THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS CHEMICALS KNOWN TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO CAUSE CANCER AND/OR  
BIRTH DEFECTS OR OTHER REPRODUCTIVE HARM.  
Operation, installation and servicing of this product could expose you to airborne particles of glasswool or ceramic  
fibers, crystalline silica, and/or carbon monoxide. Inhalation of airborne particles of glasswool or ceramic fibers is known  
to the State of California to cause cancer. Inhalation of carbon monoxide is known to the State of California to cause  
birth defects or other reproductive harm.  
FRYMASTER ELECTRIC FRYERS ARE MANUFACTURED FOR USE WITH THE TYPE VOLTAGE SPECIFIED ON  
THE FRYER RATING PLATE LOCATED ON THE FRYER DOOR. FOR PROPER INSTALLATION PROCEDURES IN  
THE UNITED STATES, REFER TO THE LATEST EDITION OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRIC CODE ANSI/N.F.P.A. NO.  
70; IN CANADA, CANADIAN ELECTRICAL CODE PART 1, CSA-22.1. FOR INSTALLATION IN COUNTRIES OTHER  
THAN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, REFER TO THE NATIONAL CODE APPROPRIATE FOR THE COUNTRY  
IN WHICH THE EQUIPMENT IS BEING INSTALLED.  
INFORMATION ON THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF VENTILATING HOODS MAY BE OBTAINED  
FROM THE LATEST EDITION OF THE "STANDARD FOR THE INSTALLATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR THE REMOVAL  
OF SMOKE AND GREASE LADEN VAPORS FROM COMMERCIAL COOKING EQUIPMENT,” N.F.P.A. NO. 96.  
COPIES OF THESE ELECTRICAL STANDARDS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION  
ASSOCIATION, BATTERY MARCH PARK, QUINCY, MASS. 02269  
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WARRANTY STATEMENT  
Frymaster, L.L.C. makes the following limited warranties to the original purchaser only for this  
equipment and replacement parts:  
A. WARRANTY PROVISIONS - FRYERS  
1. Frymaster L.L.C. warrants all components against defects in material and workmanship for a  
period of one year.  
2. All parts, with the exception of the frypot, heating elements and fuses, are warranted for one  
year after installation date of fryer.  
3. If any parts, except fuses, become defective during the first year after installation date,  
Frymaster will also pay straight-time labor costs to replace the part, plus up to 100 miles/160  
km of travel (50 miles/80 km each way).  
B. WARRANTY PROVISIONS - FRYPOTS  
(Applies to fryers installed on or after January 1, 1995, only.)  
If a frypot develops a leak within seven years after installation, Frymaster will, at its option,  
either replace the entire battery or replace the frypot, allowing up to the maximum time per the  
Frymaster time allowance chart hours of straight-time labor plus up to 100 miles/160 km of  
travel (50 miles/80 km each way) to change the frypot.  
C. WARRANTY PROVISIONS - HEATING ELEMENTS  
(Applies to fryers installed on or after January 1, 1995, only.)  
1. Frymaster L.L.C. warrants the heating elements against defective material or workmanship  
for a period of three years from the original installation date, parts only.  
2. This warranty does not cover ancillary components, including the hi-limit, temperature  
probe, and contactors.  
D. WARRANTY PROVISIONS - COOKING COMPUTER  
1. Frymaster L.L.C. warrants the M-2000 Cooking Computer against defective material or  
workmanship for a period of one year from the original installation date, parts and labor.  
Replacements for defective units during the second and third year are available at a reduced  
rate.  
2. During this warranty period, Frymaster will, at its option, repair or replace defective cooking  
computer returned with new or factory rebuilt and functionally operative units.  
3. For replacement of defective computers under warranty, call your local Frymaster Factory  
Authorized Service Center. All computers replaced under the Frymaster exchange program  
are covered by a one-year (parts only) warranty.  
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E. PARTS RETURN  
All defective in-warranty parts must be returned to a Frymaster Authorized Factory Service  
Center within 60 days for credit. After 60 days, no credit will be allowed.  
F. WARRANTY EXCLUSIONS  
This warranty does not cover equipment that has been damaged due to misuse, abuse, alteration,  
or accident such as:  
improper or unauthorized repair (including any frypot which is welded in the field);  
failure to follow proper installation instructions and/or scheduled maintenance procedures as  
prescribed in your MRC cards. Proof of scheduled maintenance is required to maintain the  
warranty;  
improper maintenance;  
damage in shipment;  
abnormal use;  
removal, alteration, or obliteration of either the rating plate or the date code on the heating  
elements;  
operating the frypot without shortening or other liquid in the frypot;  
no fryer will be warranted under the seven-year program for which a proper start-up form has not  
been received.  
This warranty also does not cover:  
transportation or travel over 100 miles/160 km (50 miles/80 km each way), or travel over two  
hours;  
overtime or holiday charges;  
consequential damages (the cost of repairing or replacing other property which is damaged), loss  
of time, profits, use or any other incidental damages of any kind.  
There are no implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular use or purpose.  
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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION  
1.1 General  
Read the instructions in this manual thoroughly before attempting to operate this equipment. This  
manual covers all configurations of models MH14 and BIMH14 fryers built since September, 2001.  
Models designated MH14 do not have built-in filtration systems. Models designated BIH14 are  
equipped with FootPrint III built-in filtration systems.  
H14 Series fryers feature deep cold-zones and easy to clean, open frypots with tilt-up elements. The  
fryers are controlled by multi-product cooking computers or optional thermostat controllers. Fryers in  
this series come in full or split-pot arrangements, and can be purchased as single units or grouped in  
batteries of up to five fryers.  
1.2 Safety Information  
Before attempting to operate your unit, read the instructions in this manual thoroughly.  
Throughout this manual, you will find notations enclosed in double-bordered boxes similar to the ones  
below.  
CAUTION  
CAUTION boxes contain information about actions or conditions that may cause or result in a  
malfunction of your system.  
WARNING  
WARNING boxes contain information about actions or conditions that may cause or result in  
damage to your system, and which may cause your system to malfunction.  
DANGER  
DANGER boxes contain information about actions or conditions that may cause or result in injury to  
personnel, and which may cause damage to your system and/or cause your system to malfunction.  
Fryers in this series are equipped with automatic safety features:  
1. Two high temperature detection features shut off power to the elements should the controlling  
thermostat fail.  
2. A safety switch built into the drain valve prevents the elements from heating with the drain valve  
even partially open.  
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1.3 Computer Information  
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device,  
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. While this device is a verified Class A device, it has been shown  
to meet the Class B limits. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful  
interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates,  
uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the  
instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of the  
equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be  
required to correct the interference at his own expense.  
The user is cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party  
responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.  
If necessary, the user should consult the dealer or an experienced radio and television technician for  
additional suggestions.  
The user may find the following booklet prepared by the Federal Communications Commission  
helpful: "How to Identify and Resolve Radio-TV Interference Problems". This booklet is available  
from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, Stock No. 004-000-00345-4.  
1.4 Shipping Damage Claim Procedure  
What to do if your equipment arrives damaged:  
Please note that this equipment was carefully inspected and packed by skilled personnel before  
leaving the factory. The freight company assumes full responsibility for safe delivery upon acceptance  
of the equipment.  
1. File Claim for Damages Immediately—Regardless of extent of damage.  
2. Visible Loss or Damage—Be sure this is noted on the freight bill or express receipt and is signed  
by the person making the delivery.  
3. Concealed Loss or Damage—If damage is unnoticed until equipment is unpacked, notify Freight  
Company or carrier immediately and file a concealed damage claim. This should be done within  
15 days of date of delivery. Be sure to retain container for inspection.  
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1.5 Service Information  
McDonald’s store personnel perform routine maintenance. For non-routine maintenance or repairs, or  
for service information, contact your local Frymaster Authorized Service Center (FASC). Service  
information may also be obtained by calling the Frymaster Technical Services Department (1-800-  
24FRYER). The following information will be needed in order to assist you efficiently:  
Model Number _________________________  
Serial Number _________________________  
Voltage_______________________________  
Nature of the Problem ___________________  
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RETAIN AND STORE THIS MANUAL IN A SAFE PLACE FOR FUTURE USE.  
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