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My cuisinart cpt 160 toaster won't start

The lever will not hold in the down position to start the toasting cycle

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Do any of the lights come on ?

If not then have you checked the plug top fuse

If the lights come on and then when you press the lever down it does not latch a solenoid has gone open circuit

Good toasters can be fixed

Cheap ones go in the trash bin

Posted on May 29, 2009

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