Introduction

Removing the power cord is straightforward, but it does require soldering.

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  • 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.

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Image 1/1: Only lift the outer shell a little so as not to disconnect the cables that connect the circuit board.
  • 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.

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Image 1/2: Carefully lift the outer metal shell at an angle so as not to damage the components in the front of the toaster. Image 2/2: 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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  • Using a flat-head screwdriver, pry the power cord from the base of the toaster.

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  • Using a flat-head screwdriver, pry the white wire from the base.

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Image 1/1: Pull the circuit board up and out to free the circuit board from the body of the toaster.
  • Locate the circuit board at the front of the toaster where the power cord and white wire meet.

  • Pull the circuit board up and out to free the circuit board from the body of the toaster.

  • It is tightly fit and may take moderate force to remove.

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Image 1/2: For soldering instructions see the [guide|750|iFixit Soldering Guide]. Image 2/2: The wires should be free from board when un-soldering is complete.
  • Desolder the power cord from the circuit board at the locations show in the diagram.

  • For soldering instructions see the iFixit Soldering Guide.

  • The wires should be free from board when un-soldering is complete.

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Image 1/2: Remove the plastic retaining clip that is holding the cord in place. Image 2/2: Remove the plastic retaining clip that is holding the cord in place.
  • Unscrew the two 1.5cm Phillips-head screws at the back of the toaster that are holding the power cord in place to remove the retaining clip.

  • Remove the plastic retaining clip that is holding the cord in place.

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  • Untie the knot in the power cord.

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  • Pull the cord from the base to remove the cable.

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Conclusion

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

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