Guide :Kitchen Appliances - Others : CPT-90 Classic Style 4-Slice Toaster
My toaster doesn't stay in the down (toast) position unless I hold it down
Almost every time we try to use our toaster, the lock that keeps the toaster in the "toast" position (bread lowered and heating elements heating) doesn't work, so we have to hold the lever down by hand.
On occasion, the lock works properly immediately after depressing the lever to start toasting.
Sometimes, the lock will start to work after the toaster warms up a little, and will complete a toasting cycle properly.
I opened up the toaster so check if there was anything obvious getting in the way of the lock, but didn't find a physical problem.
The lock is kept locked by an electrom