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Product Help | KitchenAid

Bread Won't Stay Down - Toaster

Possible Solution

Automatic Toaster

Is the bread too light?

This is an automatic toaster. As soon as the bread is placed in either slot, it will begin to lower, and toasting will start using the selected settings. Some food may be too light to trigger automatic toasting if the food does not begin to drop after 3 seconds, press TOAST/CANCEL to begin the cycle manually. Press again to cancel a toasting cycle already in process or to end a Keep Warm cycle.

Manual Toaster

Was the lever pushed all the way down? 

Press down on the Lift Lever to start the toasting cycle. The toast will rise automatically at the end of the cycle, and the Toaster will turn off. 

Was the Cancel button pressed? 

To cancel toasting at any time, press Cancel. The Toaster will raise the toast and turn off.

Does the toaster need to be cleaned? 

Check the area where the lever is located; build-up debris could cause the lever not to engage fully.  

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