Black & Decker TO3251XSB-AR, TO3251XSB-CL - Oven Operating Instructions

Black & Decker TO3251XSB-AR, TO3251XSB-CL - Oven Operating Instructions


Black & Decker TO3251XSB-AR, TO3251XSB-CL - Oven Operating Instructions



Product may vary slightly from what is illustrated.

  1. Easy-view glass door
  2. †Temperature/cooking function knob (Part# TO3251-01)
  3. †Bake/Broil 60-minute timer knob (Part# TO3251-02)
  4. †Light-to-dark Toast/Timer knob (Part# TO3251-03)
  5. Power indicator light
  6. †Crumb tray (Part# TO3251-04)
  7. †Bake pan/drip tray (Part# TO3251-05)
  8. †Rack (Part# TO3251-06)

Note: indicates consumer replaceable/ removable parts

Please Read and Save this Use and Care Book.


This product is for household use only.


Do not leave oven unattended when in operation. Food ignition may occur. If this happens, unplug unit but DO NOT open door. To reduce the risk of fire, keep oven interior completely clean and free of food residues, oil, grease and any other combustible materials.

A fire may occur if the toaster oven is covered or touching flammable materials including curtains, draperies, walls and the like when in operation or after, when still hot.
Do not place any of the following materials in the oven, on top of the oven, or in contact with the oven sides or bottom surfaces: paper, cardboard, plastic or the like.


  • Remove all packing material and any stickers.
  • Please go to to register your warranty.
  • Wash all removable parts as instructed in CARE AND CLEANING.
  • burn hazard Select a location where this unit is to be used, allowing enough space from back of the unit and the wall to allow heat to flow without damage to cabinets and walls.
  • Plug unit into electrical outlet.


  • This oven gets hot. When in use, always use oven mitts or pot holders when touching any outer or inner surface of the oven.
  • During first few minutes of use you may notice smoke and a slight odor. This is normal and should cause no concern.
  • You must set the timer or select Stay On for the oven to function.

Be sure food or baking dish does not come within 1½ inches of the top heating elements.

Food should not extend beyond the edges of the bake pan/drip tray to avoid drippings from falling onto the heating elements.


It is not necessary to preheat the oven for toasting.

  1. Set temperature selector knob to TOAST position.
  2. Open oven door and insert slide rack.
  3. Place items to be toasted directly on slide rack in the middle slot and close the door.
  4. Turn toast shade selector knob to medium shade and then to desired toast shade.
  5. The power indicator light comes on and remains on until toasting cycle is complete.
  6. When toast cycle is complete, there will be an audible signal. The oven and the power indicator light will turn off.
  7. Open the oven door. Using oven mitts or pot holders, slide the rack out to remove the toast.
  8. Unplug appliance when not in use.

Note: You must set the toast shade selector knob as desired for the oven to begin toasting.


Note: For best results, when baking or cooking, always preheat the oven for at least 10 minutes at the desired temperature setting.

  1. Set temperature selector knob to the desired temperature.
  2. Turn TIMER selector knob to 20 and then turn to desired baking time. (Select Stay On to bake longer than 60 minutes or to control cooking time yourself.)
  3. The power indicator light comes on and remains on during the entire baking time.
  4. The heating elements will cycle on and off to maintain even heat distribution.
  5. Once oven has preheated, open oven door and insert food. Close oven door.
    Note: Use a metal, glass or ceramic baking dish placed on the slide rack
  6. If using the oven timer, there will be an audible signal once the baking cycle is complete. The oven turns off and the power indicator light goes out. If not using the oven timer, turn the oven off once cooking cycle is complete.
  7. Open the oven door. Using oven mitts or pot holders, slide the rack out to remove the cooked food.
  8. Unplug appliance when not in use.


Note: When broiling, preheat oven for 10 minutes.

  1. Set temperature selector knob to BROIL.
  2. Open oven door and insert bake pan under slide rack so it can be used as a drip tray. Place food directly on slide rack/broil rack.
  3. Set the timer selector knob to 20 then turn back or forward to desired broiling time, including Stay On.

Note: You can cook your food 2 ways:

  • Use the bake pan/drip tray placed on the slide rack.
  • Place the bake pan/drip tray under the slide rack / broil rack.
  1. When finished broiling, the signal bell sounds. Turn bake/broil timer knob to the off position. The power indicator light goes off.
  2. Using an oven mitt or pot holder, slide out broiling rack together with bake pan to remove food.
  3. Unplug appliance when not in use.


This product contains no user serviceable parts. Refer service to qualified service personnel.


Before cleaning any part, be sure the oven is off, unplugged, and cool.

  1. Clean the glass door with a sponge, soft cloth or nylon pad and sudsy water. Do not use a spray glass cleaner.
  2. To remove the slide rack, open the door, pull the rack forward and out. Wash the slide rack in soapy water or in a dishwasher. To remove stubborn spots, use a polyester or nylon pad.
  3. Wash the bake pan in sudsy water. To minimize scratching, use a polyester or nylon pad.


  1. Grasp handle and pull out tray.
  2. Dispose of crumbs and wipe tray with a damp cloth; dry thoroughly before placing back in the oven.

Wipe the top and exterior walls with a damp cloth or sponge. Dry thoroughly.

Metal, ovenproof glass or ceramic bakeware without glass lids can be used in your oven. Follow manufacturer's instructions. Be sure the top edge of the container is at least 1½" (3.81 cm) away from the upper heating elements.


For service, repair or any questions regarding your appliance, call the appropriate 800 number on cover of this book. Please DO NOT return the product to the place of purchase. Also, please DO NOT mail product back to manufacturer, nor bring it to a service center. You may also want to consult the website listed on the cover of this manual.

Two-Year Limited Warranty

(Applies only in the United States and Canada)

For how long?

  • Two years from the date of original purchase with proof of such purchase.

How do you get service?

  • Save your receipt as proof of date of sale.
  • Visit the online service website at, or call toll-free 1-800-231-9786, for general warranty service.
  • If you need parts or accessories, please call 1-800-738-0245.


When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following:

  • Read all instructions before using.
  • Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs.
  • shock hazard To protect against electrical shock do not immerse cord, plugs or appliance in water or other liquid.
  • Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used by or near children.
  • Unplug from outlet when not in use and before cleaning. Allow to cool before putting on or taking off parts.
  • Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug, or after the appliance malfunctions or has been damaged in any manner. Contact consumer support for examination, repair, or electrical or mechanical adjustment. Or, call the appropriate toll-free number listed on the cover.
  • The use of accessory attachments not recommended by the appliance manufacturer may cause injuries.
  • Do not use outdoors.
  • Do not let cord hang over edge of table or counter, or touch hot surfaces.
  • Do not place on or near a hot gas or electric burner, or in a heated oven.
  • To disconnect, turn timer control to Off then remove plug from wall outlet.
  • Do not use appliance for other than intended use.
  • shock hazard Do not clean with metal scouring pads. Pieces can break off the pad and touch electrical parts, creating a risk of electric shock.
  • burn hazardshock hazard
    Oversized foods or metal utensils must not be inserted in a toaster oven, as they may create a fire or risk of electric shock.
  • burn hazard A fire may occur if the toaster oven is covered or touching flammable material including curtains, draperies, walls and the like, when in operation. Do not store any item on top of unit when in operation.
  • Extreme caution should be exercised when using containers constructed of other than metal or glass.
  • Do not store any material, other than manufacturer's recommended accessories, in this oven when not in use.
  • Do not place any of the following materials in the oven: paper, cardboard, plastic, and the like.
  • Do not cover crumb tray or any part of this oven with metal foil. This will cause overheating of the oven.
  • This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
  • Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
  • The appliance is not intended to be operated by means of an external timer or separate remote-control system.


This product is for household use only.


shock hazard As a safety feature, this product is equipped with a grounded plug, which will only fit into a three-prong outlet. Do not attempt to defeat this safety feature. Improper connection of the grounding conductor may result in the risk of electric shock. Consult a qualified electrician if you are in doubt as to whether the outlet is properly grounded.


burn hazardburn hazard
This appliance is equipped with a tamper-resistant screw to prevent removal of the outer cover. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not attempt to remove the outer cover. There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Repair should be done only by authorized service personnel.


  1. A short power-supply cord is provided to reduce the risk resulting from becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord.
  2. If a long detachable power-supply cord or extension cord is used,
    1. The marked electrical rating of the extension cord should be at least as great as the electrical rating of the appliance,
    2. The appliance is of the grounded type, the extension cord should be a grounding-type 3-wire cord, and
    3. The longer cord should be arranged so that it will not drape over the countertop or tabletop where it can be pulled on by children or tripped over unintentionally.

Note: If the power supply cord is damaged, it should be replaced by qualified personnel; in Latin America, by an authorized service center.

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