Introduction

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

Firmly grip your hand around the slot lever.
  • Firmly grip your hand around the slot lever.

Stabilize the toaster by placing your hand on top.
  • Stabilize the toaster by placing your hand on top.

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

Both slot levers can be removed.
  • Both slot levers can be removed.

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

Take off both rubber feet using a small metal spudger. 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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Use a PH#2 screw bit to remove eight 12mm screws that are located around the perimeter.
  • 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.

Place the toaster right side up.
  • Place the toaster right side up.

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

For this part, you might need to wiggle the toaster to get the outer shell off.
  • 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.

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

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

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. 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.
  • 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.

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

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

Conclusion

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

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