Question about Oster 4877 / 4878 / 6209 Toaster Oven with Convection Cooking

5 Answers

Oster microwave with convection/grill

I can't get it to cook. It goes for a couple of seconds, beeps like crazy and stops. It's brand new, haven't had the thing two hours. Bought it at Target, so they're no help. It's sitting on a flat balanced surface. The plug is secure. What am I doing wrong? thanx, Melinda

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • krahling Jan 10, 2008

    Same microwave oven. Purchased it June, 07 from Target. Starting in September it tripped the breakers, I moved it to a different counter. It tripped breakers again in October and every so often trips them. I of course don't have the receipt. Target won't help and Oster won't help without the receipt. It's also sparked a few times while it's heating items. The only thing Target would do is take a incident report because of safety issues. Did that in 1st of December, 07, but never heard back. Called again 1st week of January, 08 they had no record of me calling. It's very frustrating... No one wants to take accountablity!

  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2009

    Desperately need a manual for Oster Convection Microwave Model OTM1101VBS. Help - we have no idea how it works!

  • Anonymous May 01, 2009

    My microwave/ Grill just gave out on me too. I too bought it for the Oster name which used to mean something and payed more for it. I guess in the end I payed alot more for it.Luckily mine is about 2 years old compared to the few months of some of the people here. I went to use it the other night and opened the door and it it was making a humming noise, the lights went dim and the turntable was turning while I had the door open. That was freaky so I unplugged it and retryed the light was normal and nothing was "on" other than that. The next morning it was acting up again, so unplugged and replugged it in, this time it didn't fix the problem. It has been about a week and I am freaked out to use it. I still do if I have to, but I am freaked out that I am getting harmful micro waves slung at me every time I open it. If I could say one thing, do not buy an Oster microwave for the name or for any other reason, you will be sorry. Is there no dignity in workmanship anymore?

  • Jason Graham
    Jason Graham Apr 14, 2014

    Just NEVER buy Oster.. Best advice!

×

Ad

5 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I just had the exact same problem above...
I purchased the microwave from target about 5 mos. ago payed near 200 for it..half of the time the couldnt get funtions to work well,then had heating problems until last week it nearly almost burned my kitchen up..good thing I was here.I just spent one hour at target,and of course no help..reffered me to a number,but I already know where that s going to go! Im not blaming target,but when there is a defect in the product and you can clearly see and smell that it is burnt up then, they should or the manuf. should simply replace it.It wouldnt have mattered if I had the dang receipt anyway,after 90 days in target,your screwed!
I like walmart much better,and I guess I have to go and pay another 125.00 or something for a much less complicated one.
thanks for the info above Laura florida

Posted on Mar 10, 2008

Ad

I got a problem the stupid know dont work when i turn it the time doesnt increase like its supposed to takes forever just to put time in to cook something. what is the problem there what could it be.

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

Ad

Just tried to call the number and the service tech there said have a nice day but they no longer support it and i should go get a new microwave

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

I just bought one to and have had no problems. Did you insert a time after it finished the preheating stage.

Posted on Jul 01, 2007

Contact Oster customer service 1-866-866-6283 they can assist you. Don't blame the store you purchased it from, they didn't make the d@#n thing!

Posted on Jun 06, 2007

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Oven does not work the element does not heat up


Consider replacing the element. See if Oster has a website where you can check. Also, here is an address that has a list of sites that sell oven parts and maybe one of them has the right element.

netshoppers.com/search/index.php?phrase=oven+parts&uid=d5d00793c96dccbcaa9b5f3ca3d412cd&kuid=4c4a6ef184c15b7eeffee322a7d94921&src=7s

ToasterandConvectionOvens.com

Feb 12, 2011 | Oster 6297 Toaster Oven with Convection...

1 Answer

Need manual


how do i obtain an owners manual for Oster toaster convection oven?

Feb 04, 2010 | Oster 6297 Toaster Oven with Convection...

1 Answer

User Manual Oster-Toaster-Oven-Broiler-6233


If manufacturer site is of no help, check here, they have the Oster 6233 manual for download.

Aug 15, 2009 | Oster 6232 / 6233 1500 Watts Toaster Oven...

1 Answer

Microwave goes on but does not heat


  • Magnetron is fried. Resistance between the magnetron terminals should be less than 3 ohms. Resistance from the magnetron terminal to ground should be infinite.
  • Fried HV capacitor. Use your ohm meter to test it.
  • Fried control board. If power is going to the board but not going off to the other components, the board is bad and needs to either be replaced or track down the bad connection (GE/Hotpoints).
  • HV Rectifier is shorted or open. Test forward and reverse bias with a megohmmeter. If continuity in both directions, rectifier is shorted, replace. If no continuity in either direction, rectifier is open, replace.
  • More help on testing specific components inside your microwave oven in this handy chart.


If you need further help, I’m available over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/craig_3fa289bf857b1a3c

Aug 14, 2009 | Oster 4877 / 4878 / 6209 Toaster Oven with...

1 Answer

Convection Oven OSTER 6248 err on the screen


I'm afraid you are screwed, because this is the usual failure scenario for this model. Mine just failed the same way, and it's only a couple of years old. I would avoid buying anything Oster in the future, because it's all made in China nowadays. Check out the reviews on this model, and on the 6058, on Amazon. Some people are reporting that the new model is a fire hazard as well.
If there are any good models coming from any other part of the world, I'd be interested in getting one. If you have any companies making such things in South America I'd definitely recommend supporting your local economy. The USA does not make toaster ovens anymore at all, apparently.

Jun 14, 2009 | Oster 6239 Toaster Oven with Convection...

2 Answers

Oster Toaster Oven 6232 replacement parts?


Write to Oster and they might give you a new one depending on how old it is

Jan 30, 2008 | Oster 6232 / 6233 1500 Watts Toaster Oven...

3 Answers

My toaster keeps beeping and comes up with an error message can you help


I just called Oster Service and the said to plug in the unit, hold the start button for 10 seconds and unplug the unit. My oven reset before I was able to try this, so let me know if this works for you.

Dec 08, 2007 | Oster 6235 Toaster Oven with Convection...

1 Answer

"Err"or message with beeping


Same message here. Did anyone buy it a costco? I'm hoping they'll take it back. Andrew Victoria BC

Oct 14, 2007 | Oster 6239 Toaster Oven with Convection...

1 Answer

Oster microwave/grill


ha, had the same problem, just call the oster custumer service and they can send you a new one for $5
1-800-968-9853

Oct 06, 2007 | Oster 4877 / 4878 / 6209 Toaster Oven with...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Toaster Ovens Logo

4,649 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Oster Toaster Ovens Experts

Angel Joseph Jr.
Angel Joseph Jr.

Level 2 Expert

684 Answers

Craig Butler
Craig Butler

Level 3 Expert

1723 Answers

john h

Level 3 Expert

16281 Answers

Are you an Oster Toaster Oven Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...