Introduction

Learn how to manipulate your Black and Decker Toast R Oven in order to clean it, to replace its door-spring mechanism, and/or to replace its damaged door.

Make sure that the toaster is unplugged before you begin.
  • Make sure that the toaster is unplugged before you begin.

  • Turn the toaster over with its backside face down.

  • Remove the two Phillips #4 1cm screws that attach the side panels.

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Pull downwards (towards the bottom of the unit) and outward to remove the side panels. Pull downwards (towards the bottom of the unit) and outward to remove the side panels.
  • Pull downwards (towards the bottom of the unit) and outward to remove the side panels.

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Remove the metal vent piece that is below the door.
  • Remove the metal vent piece that is below the door.

  • This should slide off easily once both of the side panels are removed.

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Remove the two Phillips #4 1 cm screws, which connect the bottom panel to the unit.
  • Remove the two Phillips #4 1 cm screws, which connect the bottom panel to the unit.

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Remove the crumb tray (the bottom, metal panel) from the toaster unit.
  • Remove the crumb tray (the bottom, metal panel) from the toaster unit.

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Remove the aluminum strip from the bottom of unit; this is the piece that is directly under the door.
  • Remove the aluminum strip from the bottom of unit; this is the piece that is directly under the door.

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Remove the knobs by pulling them upward; they should slide right off.
  • Remove the knobs by pulling them upward; they should slide right off.

  • When placing the knobs back on the unit, make sure the semicircle notch fits correctly in the hole so that the knobs don't fall off.

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Unhook the bottom of the the display panel from the toaster unit.
  • Unhook the bottom of the the display panel from the toaster unit.

  • It will be a little tough to pry off, but don't be afraid to be forceful. You can use your hands, or pliers, to bend the metal piece backwards.

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Begin to detach the back panel from the toaster unit.
  • Begin to detach the back panel from the toaster unit.

  • Then, unhook the rest of the display panel.

  • This will also be a little tough to get off, but don't be afraid to be forceful.

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Now, you can clean the outside units of the toaster oven.
  • Now, you can clean the outside units of the toaster oven.

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Remove the the heating coil protection bar from the toaster unit by first pulling out the left side.
  • Remove the the heating coil protection bar from the toaster unit by first pulling out the left side.

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Finish removing the outside cover by lifting the lid upward.
  • Finish removing the outside cover by lifting the lid upward.

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Remove the four Phillips #4 1 cm screws from the back of the unit.
  • Remove the four Phillips #4 1 cm screws from the back of the unit.

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Use the screwdriver to remove the spring from the unit. Place the screwdriver inside the spring loop.
  • Use the screwdriver to remove the spring from the unit.

  • Place the screwdriver inside the spring loop.

  • Pull to unhinge the spring from the back panel.

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Remove the spring from the door mechanism by pulling it off.
  • Remove the spring from the door mechanism by pulling it off.

  • Replace the old spring with a new spring.

  • When inserting a new spring, make sure that the spring is connected to the lower hole of the back panel (the hole above is used for the back casing).

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Use the pliers and a wrench to straighten the outdoor mechanism. Use the pliers and a wrench to straighten the outdoor mechanism.
  • Use the pliers and a wrench to straighten the outdoor mechanism.

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Take off the left side of the door by separating the unit from the hinge.
  • Take off the left side of the door by separating the unit from the hinge.

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Separate the right side of the door from the unit as in the previous step.
  • Separate the right side of the door from the unit as in the previous step.

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Separate the door mechanism from the door by tilting the door to relieve the mechanism.
  • Separate the door mechanism from the door by tilting the door to relieve the mechanism.

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Unscrew the two door-handle screws.
  • Unscrew the two door-handle screws.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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