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Chefmate TO-09 Timer Replacement

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    • Examine the condition of the appliance.

    • Remove the tray from inside the toaster oven before dissembling.

    • With the tray removed, this is a great opportunity to clean your toaster oven . Built up debris left over time could lead to functional issues in the future!

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    • Flip the toaster oven on its head so that its bottom side is facing upwards.

    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the four screws hidden underneath the legs of the appliance.

    • There are two legs covering the two screws in the front peg .

    • The other two screws are visible under the back legs.

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    • Return the toaster oven to its upright position and rotate it so its backside is facing you.

    • Use the Phillips #0 screwdriver to unscrew the four screws visible on the backside.

    • Keep track of loose screws for later re-assembly.

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    • With the appliance facing you, remove the top cover of the toaster oven to access the timer location.

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    • Use the flat screwdriver as a wedge and pop the timer knob out of place.

    • If you have difficulty removing the timer by hand, use a flat plier to pry off the timer knob.

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    • With the timer in hand, gently remove the two wires attached to the square object.

    • Unplug the timer wire gently, or else this may cause damage to the cables.

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    • Before replacing your timer with a new one, you may try to lubricate it first to see if it fixes the issue.

    • Apply WD-40 to the timer's slight peek edge.

    • Let the WD-40 sit and take effect for around 30 seconds or a minute after you spray it onto the timer.

    • The WD-40's oil will seep inside the timer, reaching the tiny gear of the timer.

    • WD-40 is flammable. Be sure to read the instruction label before using WD-40 Two-Way Spray Can.

    • Not cleaning/wiping off excess WD-40 oil on the timer will start a fire in the toaster oven.

    • You can test the timer using a flat head screwdriver to turn the timer to see if it ticks/works.

Conclusion

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

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