Introduction

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

  1. 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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  2. 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.

    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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