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Fixing a Toaster

It may be possible and cost effective to repair a toaster depending on its value and the type of damage. This is a guide about fixing a toaster.
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April 21, 20170 found this helpful

I accidentally poured water into the toaster. At startup, the machine does not work. Is there a way to fix it?

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April 22, 20170 found this helpful
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Open it up and let it dry for several days. If it doesn't work after that, for safety reasons, get another one at the thrift shop for under $10.

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October 28, 2018

My aunt forgot that she was filling the water pitcher and it overflowed and this time it got under the toaster. I unplugged it and dried it the best that I could. When will it be safe to plug it back in?

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October 28, 20180 found this helpful

I hate when this happens. I usually wait 3-4 days. Keep the fire extinguisher handy as I have had sparks from a wet lamp just this week. Don't ask. It sadly had to be trashed, which broke my heart as it was almost new before it got wet.

Good luck!n safely first!

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October 28, 20180 found this helpful

I would unscrew the bottom panel to make it faster to dry out. Wait at least 72 hours.

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October 30, 20180 found this helpful

Remove the crumb tray and wait 3 or 4 days just to be sure.
You can even set it outside in the sunshine for an hour or so.

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I believe it will be fine if you do not plug it in until several days have passed.

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