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Toaster will not go down and will not turn toasting heat on

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Hi,

This problem indicates that there is no power to the toaster.
Firstly check the power cord at the plug-open up the plug if necessary & make sure all wires are properly connected.
Next check the cable where it enters the toaster. This is where there is most wear & tear on power cables. You may also have to open up the toaster to get to the power cable connections.
If you have a continuity tester test the entire length of the cable for breaks by testing each core of the cable, namely earth, live and neutral.
Lastly check all fuses, if any.
If the cable or fuses aren't at fault, there is a bad connection somewhere within the toaster & will need to be checked by somebody with experience in home appliances.

Best wishes,
Graemevm

Posted on Mar 24, 2011

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if u need a manual for a toaster, then u r really in trouble...espcially for the amt of money u paid for it.
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if u need instructions on how to use a toaster...here goes:
When:
A toaster is used to heat slices of bread, bagels, waffles, etc. to a hot, crispy consistency. Most toasters allow the user to set the toasting length to ensure the toasted bread comes out to temperature and crispiness to the user’s likes.
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1. Place slices of toast, one each, in the slots on the top of the toaster.

2. Find the toast setting (a knob or lever) and adjust to the desired wellness of the toast. (Generally, there is a scale printed near the knob or lever ranging from light to dark toast).

3. Push down the toasting lever (moving the slices of bread down into the toaster between the heating elements.

4. When the toast is finished, the slices will “pop” up automatically.

5. Remove the toast from the toaster.
WARNING:
If the bread should get stuck inside the toaster, DO NOT PUT ANYTHING INSIDE THE TOASTER in attempt to dig it out. UNPLUG the toaster, turn it upside down and shake. If the toast does not fall out, use a plastic fork or knife to gently remove it from the toaster. Using metal utensils could damage the heating elements. NEVER stick anything in the toaster while it is plugged in.
*For further safety, it is recommended that the toaster be unplugged after each use.
I wish u luck and happy toasting.

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