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If your Oster 3905 cord isn’t retracting like the yo-yo you secretly still use, it may be time to replace it. While this replacement guide is pretty straight forward - watch out! There is a nasty little spring that will try to pop out and blind you.

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  1. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement, Slot Levers: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Firmly grip your hand around the slot lever.

  2. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Stabilize the toaster by placing your hand on top.

  3. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Forcefully pull the slot lever away from the toaster by keeping parallel to the table.

  4. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Both slot levers can be removed.

  5. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement, Outer Shell: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Place the toaster upside down so the bottom is facing the ceiling.

  6. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 2 Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Take off both rubber feet using a small metal spudger.

    • Wedge a spudger under the feet and pull up to pop off.

  7. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Use a PH#2 screw bit to remove eight 12mm screws that are located around the perimeter.

    • There are two screws under the rubber feet.

  8. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Place the toaster right side up.

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    • Grab the outer shell firmly and pull up towards the face of the toaster.

  10. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • For this part, you might need to wiggle the toaster to get the outer shell off.

    • The shell will not completely come off until the motherboard is removed in the next step.

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    • Use a J1 screw bit to unscrew eight 8mm screws from the motherboard.

  12. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 2 Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 12, image 2 of 2
    • Take out the grey “cancel” and “bagel” buttons from the shell.

  13. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement, Retractable Cord: step 13, image 1 of 1
    • Rotate the toaster so that the back is facing towards you.

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    • Use the PH#1 bit to remove one 8mm screw located above the wire on the casing.

    • Then use the same screw bit to remove two 10mm screws found at the bottom.

  15. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 15, image 1 of 2 Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 15, image 2 of 2
    • Using the metal spudger, pry next to the black clip found at the base of the toaster and the casing.

    • Push down to separate the casing from the toaster.

  16. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 16, image 1 of 2 Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 16, image 2 of 2
    • Gently tilt the casing towards the toaster as you pull up from the base.

  17. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 17, image 1 of 1
    • Use the PH#1 bit to remove the three 8mm screws located on the back side of the casing.

  18. Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 18, image 1 of 2 Oster 3905 Retractable Cord Replacement: step 18, image 2 of 2
    • When opening the casing a metal spring may suddenly pop out.

    • Use the metal spudger to pry open the two halves of the casing.

    • If you are having some trouble only using the metal spudger do not be afraid of using your fingers to pry the casing apart.

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    • Carefully remove the spool keeping your fingers on either side of the casing.

    • Tape down the metal spring to keep it from unraveling out of place.

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    • Carefully unwind the power cord from the spool.

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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