how to mend it - Fix appliances, electricals, gadgets, cars... Ask for free help
:: home
:: add a question
:: search
:: help
:: most recent
:: unanswered
   Search: Go 
Fixed for free!
Ask Your Question
Popular

These categories may also be of interest ...

Kitchen Appliances, Electric Kettles

Kitchen Appliances, Food Processors

Kitchen Appliances, Freezers

Kitchen Appliances, Fryers

Kitchen Appliances, Gas Cookers

Full list

... mend, fix, or repair just about anything.

Help someone
  Are you good at fixing things?  

Click here to help

Fault info.
Click here for Honda repair information.
First time?

howtomendit.com costs nothing to use and you can ask a question without an account or logging in.

Click here to ask a question.

Answers

Who answers the questions?

Other users of howtomendit.com provide the answers. The more detail and information you provide in your question the easier it is for others to help you.

Search for a fix
How can I fix my
Toaster?
Mend it
How can I repair my Sears Vacuum?
Categories > Mend Kitchen Appliances, Toasters > Question
Q & As - mend, repair, fix kitchen appliances, toasters, timer, heat, hot, bread, burn, toast, time, cord, electric, electricalNavigate to ...
Kitchen Appliances, Toasters (363 other questions)
Related questions - control, model, t, 20, b
Add a question



Mend > Toasters

Question - mend, repair, fix

Sunbeam toaster old chrome radiant control model T 20 B?

Will not remain switched off. Continually turns itself on briefly and off again. When toast is inserted works just fine.



Jane
October 2008


There is more help available. Mend - control, model, t, 20, b
Need to mend your Sunbeam Radiant toaster?

To add an answer, click here To add a new question, click here To find all other questions, click here

Answers - mend, repair, fix

I have a newer T-40 Sunbeam toaster (quite similar to a T-20) that has heating elements that after a short time turn "yellow hot" and I fear the heating elements will self-destruct if left on. Any ideas as to what the problem may be and how to fix it. this toaster is probably 30 years old, but we LOVE it!

Gene
October 2015

This worked for my T20 toaster:

http://www.automaticbeyondbelief.org/fixing.htm

Jim S.
August 2011

1 - unplug the toaster.
2 - open the bottom as if you were going to clean the toaster and turn it on its side, with the toaster darkness control on your right
3 - turn the small screw in the middle counter clockwise 1/4 turn
4 - close it up and try it
5 - if it does not work keep tuning it 1/4 turn until it works.

it adjusts the tension on the carriage

doug
April 2010

my radiant sunbeam old favourite seems to be 'running out of steam. It still works, but responds weakly. The control works for a brief time only.

Any ideas what the cause might be?

ann
September 2009

Have you tried adjusting the screw found under the crumb tray on the piece of metal between the two bread slots? This should adjust the sensitivity of the toast rack. I'm sure you have already made sure that the crumbs are cleaned out.... Here is the webpage where I found the answer: http://www.automaticbeyondbelief.org/fixing.htm
I love my Sunbeam! Found it at a yard sale for $5.00! Good Luck!

Lisa
August 2009

To add an answer, click here    

Add An Answer Form

Add your answer using the form below ...

The question: sunbeam toaster old chrome radiant control model T 20 B?
Your answer:

(Add your answer here. Try to include as much detail as possible.)
Your name:

(Enter your name as you wish it to be displayed.)
Other questions in this category - Kitchen Appliances, Toasters
Radiant control 1988 sunbeam toaster?

My 1988 toaster works fine BUT the radiant control slide is at the absolute minimum and is still sometimes too dark. I know there is a secondary adjustment but under the handle at the end all I can see is a hex head bolt with what looks like an Allen key centre.... Is this the secondary adjustment?...

Click here for the repair.
sunbeam radiant toasters?

I have 2 that need repair. One is mine the other my deceased parents'. One doesn't turn off at all ( I must pull the plug to stop the toasting and the second releases the toast prematurely and I have to put the bread in 3 times to get toast. Any suggestions?...

Click here for the fix.
sunbeam toaster?

When I plug my radiant T-35 in, it automatically comes on without putting anything in it. I have to unplug it to have the toast pop back up, is there anything I can adjust or do to solve this, or just throw away the toaster....

Click here for how to mend it.
Why radient toaster continues operation?

My Sunbeam Radiant Control toaster VT 40-1 will toast , cuts off and toast rises but immediately the toast descends to toast again. It again rises to go down again - and again. I have adjusted the screw under the crumb tray to no avail. Are my corrections not right? Is an adjustment necessary on...

Click here for the repair.
Fix what?
Leisure Equipment, Camping Equipment - fix/mend/repair/service information
D.I.Y, Gardening - fix/mend/repair/service information
Video, Video Projectors - fix/mend/repair/service information
Help wanted!
Advertisements
Fixed!
We'd been about to give up. Saved us the price of a new coffee machine!

VH
July 2020


Mend it
How can I remove Spyware from my PC?
All appliances!

To mend any household, kitchen, or other electrical appliance start here.

To search for repair advice click here.

To find out how to mend it click here.

Mend it
How can I fix my Vauxhall Zafira?
Fault find
Click here to fix Chevrolet products.
Advertisements
Important

Attempting repairs can be dangerous.
In many instances work should only be undertaken by a qualified professional.
Ensure you have read our Small Print page before using information supplied via this website.

©  2003 vE
We use Cookies. See our Privacy Policy.