Toaster lever won't stay down ¶ 

No matter how many times you push the lever down, it just won't stay down.

Power Source ¶ 

Confirm that the toaster is plugged into a working outlet.

Lever obstruction ¶ 

With frequent use, any toaster will eventually have a build up of crumbs and other debris that may be preventing the lever from latching into place.

Broken lever ¶ 

After confirming that the toaster is being powered and the lever is not obstructed, it may turn out that the lever itself is broken and requires replacement.

PS77401 Lever Spring Replacement

External damage ¶ 

If the toaster was dropped or damaged in some way the outside cover or chassis can be replaced.

Replacing the chassis ¶ 

Finding a replacement chassis, you can remove the defective chassis and replace it with a working one.

PS77401 Chassis Replacement

Toaster won't turn on ¶ 

Sometimes toaster's wont work even when plugged in to a power outlet. Common problems can be the blame.

Reset outlet ¶ 

Outlets are commonly turned off by accident and resetting an outlet can save a lot of time and effort if that is the issue.

Faulty power cord ¶ 

With frequent use, cords can eventually wear down and lose connection, resulting in no power. Replacing a faulty cord is cheap and easy.

PS77401 Power Cord Replacement

Inconsistent Heat ¶ 

When toast is not cooking enough, or over cooking you will want to reset the temperature control.

Recalibrate thermostat ¶ 

Finding the thermostat calibration device inside the toaster, you can slightly turn or slide in order to change heat settings.

Toaster lever fails to release ¶ 

When the toaster should finish toasting, the outside lever fails to release.

Latch maintenance ¶ 

Routine cleaning and using appliance approved lubrication can help keep your toaster running smoothly for a long time.

Replace solenoid ¶ 

Test your solenoid with a multimeter tool to see if it is working properly. If it is faulty replacing the solenoid can be a quick and easy fix.

PS77401 Solenoid Replacement

One Comment

My toaster will only toast on one side, the heating elements in the center only heat up.

Susan Dalton - Reply

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