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Problem with toaster

I bought this toaster in February - worked fine so I threw away the box & recpt - now it won't stay down when we put bread in it to toast - we have tried everything - very dissappointing!! It is a T80BC or TB0R, can't find the model # on the appliance.

Linda Hollingsworth
llholli@yahoo.com

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  • mdoirish Mar 08, 2009

    I have the same problem as the previous reviewer. When new the toaster would only stay down and in the toasting mode when it was plugged in. After less than one year, the toasting baskets will not stay down whether plugged in or not. Cleaning of crumbs did not make any difference. It seems to me that it may be electronic as a cancel button on the side will pop up the baskets when working properly. Model no. etc are located on the bottom of the unit.





    Michael O'Connor III

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I have the same toaster. From time to time crumbs get into the contact for the relay that engages the toaster and keeps the handle down. You have to remove the cover, using a soft paintbrush, gently brush away all the crumbs for the contact and electronics. I even use a little rubbing alcohol to clean the contact. This has happen to me a few times. They should have put a cover over it.

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Did you try cleaning it? Crumbs in the works can work miracles - against you!

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