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Toaster Setting In the past two months I have had to lower the toaster setting a bit at a time in order for it to toast to our liking. Two years ago, when it was new, we used the toast setting on 5 out of 8. At this time, we are down to just using number one since it burns the toast in anything higher than that setting. Is there anyway to restore the settings of the panel to restore the original setting?

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Re: Toaster Setting

There is a mini adjustable potentiometer facing the left side on the circuit board. Turning it counter clockwise to your taste.

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Re: Toaster Setting

No, you can not restore the settings, the best thing to do is go on ebay and buy a new one.

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