Introduction

If your Oster 3905 cord isn’t retracting like the yo-yo you secretly still use, it may be time to replace it. While this replacement guide is pretty straight forward - watch out! There is a nasty little spring that will try to pop out and blind you.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Rotate the toaster so that the back is facing towards you.
  • Rotate the toaster so that the back is facing towards you.

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Use the PH#1 bit to remove one 8mm screw located above the wire on the casing. Then use the same screw bit to remove two 10mm screws found at the bottom.
  • Use the PH#1 bit to remove one 8mm screw located above the wire on the casing.

    • Then use the same screw bit to remove two 10mm screws found at the bottom.

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Using the metal spudger, pry next to the black clip found at the base of the toaster and the casing. Push down to separate the casing from the toaster.
  • Using the metal spudger, pry next to the black clip found at the base of the toaster and the casing.

    • Push down to separate the casing from the toaster.

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Gently tilt the casing towards the toaster  as you pull up from the base. Gently tilt the casing towards the toaster  as you pull up from the base.
  • Gently tilt the casing towards the toaster as you pull up from the base.

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Use the PH#1 bit to remove the three 8mm screws located on the back side of the casing.
  • Use the PH#1 bit to remove the three 8mm screws located on the back side of the casing.

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When opening the casing a metal spring may suddenly pop out. Use the metal spudger to pry open the two halves of the casing.
  • When opening the casing a metal spring may suddenly pop out.

  • Use the metal spudger to pry open the two halves of the casing.

  • If you are having some trouble only using the metal spudger do not be afraid of using your fingers to pry the casing apart.

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Carefully remove the spool keeping your fingers on either side of the casing. Tape down the metal spring to keep it from unraveling out of place. Tape down the metal spring to keep it from unraveling out of place.
  • Carefully remove the spool keeping your fingers on either side of the casing.

  • Tape down the metal spring to keep it from unraveling out of place.

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Carefully unwind the power cord from the spool. Carefully unwind the power cord from the spool. Carefully unwind the power cord from the spool.
  • Carefully unwind the power cord from the spool.

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Conclusion

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

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