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Temperamental Toaster

My toaster is ten or eleven years ol, but up till recently it has worked fine. Now it's starting to get really inconsistent. One time the toast will be barely warm, the next burned to a state of total crunchiness. Is there anything that would cause this, or should I just suck it up and get a new one?

 
Ballad

Asked by Ballad at 9:43 PM on Mar. 29, 2013 in Home & Garden

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Answers (4)
  • Buy a new one ASAP. That's how many kitchen fires happen with the toaster. Could be the wiring is shot.

    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 9:50 PM on Mar. 29, 2013

  • oh just get a new one! lol.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 9:51 PM on Mar. 29, 2013

  • Toasters are cheap. You can get one for $10 versus all the money you could be wasting on burnt food or a potential fire hazard. Goodwill stores might even sell them for cheaper.
    hellokittykat

    Answer by hellokittykat at 11:26 PM on Mar. 29, 2013

  • You might have a short in the wiring That is the only thing I can think of and it would probably be cheaper to buy a new one than repair it. If DH is handy or just curious he could open it and take a look and it could be an easy fix. Ifnot then nothing would be lost if you were going to replace it.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 11:53 PM on Mar. 29, 2013

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