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Control lever will not stay down

The leaver will not stay down to toast bread!

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Unless you have power switch on to the toaster, the level will not stay down. Ensure you have main power available!
If the unit is powered, check that the 'toast darkeness' level is set accordingly - it is this 'thermostat' that determines when to eject the toast: if you checked that you have power and that the darkness level is not set to zero and it still does not work, then it is time to get a new toaster! If not under warranty, it is probably not worth trying to get it repaired.

Posted on Apr 08, 2014

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    Yan Bouthillette Apr 19, 2014

    Hi. What if I want to repair my toaster, where can I find the parts I need to fix it ?

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