Introduction

This repair is challenging because the wire that acts as the spring is difficult to bend into the correct shape.

Using the Phillips-head #2 screwdriver,  unscrew the three 1cm Phillips-head screws on the plastic base of the toaster to separate the outer metal shell from the plastic base. Using the Phillips-head #2 screwdriver,  unscrew the three 1cm Phillips-head screws on the plastic base of the toaster to separate the outer metal shell from the plastic base.
  • Using the Phillips-head #2 screwdriver, unscrew the three 1cm Phillips-head screws on the plastic base of the toaster to separate the outer metal shell from the plastic base.

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Push the plastic push-down handle down and pull the plastic handle straight from metal arm.
  • Push the plastic push-down handle down and pull the plastic handle straight from metal arm.

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Loosen the outer metal shell from the plastic base by holding the plastic base while pulling up on the metal shell.
  • Loosen the outer metal shell from the plastic base by holding the plastic base while pulling up on the metal shell.

  • Only lift the outer shell a little so as not to disconnect the cables that connect the circuit board.

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Disconnect the cable clips from the circuit board using the tweezers to free the outer metal shell from the plastic base. Disconnect the cable clips from the circuit board using the tweezers to free the outer metal shell from the plastic base.
  • Disconnect the cable clips from the circuit board using the tweezers to free the outer metal shell from the plastic base.

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Lift the top outer metal shell. Carefully lift the outer metal shell at an angle so as not to damage the components in the front of the toaster.
  • Lift the top outer metal shell.

  • Carefully lift the outer metal shell at an angle so as not to damage the components in the front of the toaster.

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Press down on the toaster handle to access to the grabber spring located behind the large metal plate.
  • Press down on the toaster handle to access to the grabber spring located behind the large metal plate.

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Locate the grabber spring.
  • Locate the grabber spring.

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Use the large needle nose pliers to unwind the grabber spring from one side of the carriage to remove.
  • Use the large needle nose pliers to unwind the grabber spring from one side of the carriage to remove.

  • Repeat this step for the opposite side.

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Remove the old spring from the toaster unit to insert new.
  • Remove the old spring from the toaster unit to insert new.

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Conclusion

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

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