Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the lever springs on your Oster 3905 toaster.

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  • Firmly grip your hand around the slot lever.

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  • Stabilize the toaster by placing your hand on top.

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  • Forcefully pull the slot lever away from the toaster by keeping parallel to the table.

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  • Both slot levers can be removed.

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  • Place the toaster upside down so the bottom is facing the ceiling.

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Image 1/2: Wedge a spudger under the feet and pull up to pop off. Image 2/2: Wedge a spudger under the feet and pull up to pop off.
  • Take off both rubber feet using a small metal spudger.

  • Wedge a spudger under the feet and pull up to pop off.

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Image 1/1: There are two screws under the rubber feet.
  • Use a PH#2 screw bit to remove eight 12mm screws that are located around the perimeter.

  • There are two screws under the rubber feet.

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  • Place the toaster right side up.

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  • Grab the outer shell firmly and pull up towards the face of the toaster.

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Image 1/1: The shell will not completely come off until the motherboard is removed in the next step.
  • For this part, you might need to wiggle the toaster to get the outer shell off.

  • The shell will not completely come off until the motherboard is removed in the next step.

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  • Use a J1 screw bit to unscrew eight 8mm screws from the motherboard.

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  • Take out the grey “cancel” and “bagel” buttons from the shell.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the top metal panel by prying the 4 top metal tabs upwards. They will be able to slide through the openings and be pulled upwards.

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  • Once the top metal panel is unhooked, lift and let it hang off the side of the toaster.

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Image 1/3: Pull the metal spacer upwards to release from the toaster. Image 2/3: Pull the metal spacer upwards to release from the toaster. Image 3/3: Pull the metal spacer upwards to release from the toaster.
  • Use a metal spudger to pry the 8 tabs upwards along the metal that separates the two slots.

  • Pull the metal spacer upwards to release from the toaster.

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  • Remove the spring wrapped around a metal rod at the front of the toaster, located behind the white plastic lever holder.

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Conclusion

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

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