delonghi counter-top-ovens

Information about the problems and breakdowns of DeLonghi counter-top ovens that were reported from 2011 to 2017.

Common problems: burning, explosion, fire, overheating, smell, smoke, turning on/off.

Faulty modules: control board, door, glass, heating element, rack, timer.


23 issues reported

DeLonghi DO1289

  • Date: 3/14/2011

Consumer says the toaster's rack slipped off when they tried to sit the rack inside the toaster, both ends are not deep enough. The rack is loose & exposes consumer to burns. There were no injuries

DeLonghi EO-2058

  • Date: 5/3/2011

61 yof reported that the heating elements in the top & bottom are exposed & too close to the front of toaster Convection oven. she burned the knuckle & side of her left hand retrieving food from the toaster oven. the oven gets extremely hot outside the unit & inside the unit.

DeLonghi RO2058

  • Date: 5/12/2011

43 YOM reports that the toaster oven was turned on and set to run for approximately 20 minutes. After 3-5 minutes the oven began to arc behind the control panel. Smoke and fire were coming from the unit. Unit was unplugged but fire persisted internally behind panel.

DeLonghi EO-2058

  • Date: 5/21/2011

a rotating timer switch in the toaster oven is either defective or improperly designed. When timer is manually rotated to OFF position, it is very easy to go by the OFF position & the power comes on with no warning.

DeLonghi EO-1260

  • Date: 6/6/2011

Consumer’s toaster oven turned on by itself and refuses to stay turned off.

DeLonghi DO-420

  • Date: 6/8/2011

The handle of toaster oven fell off and 64YOM got slightly burned. He got another toaster oven and the handle fell off on the new one.

DeLonghi RO2058

  • Date: 7/5/2011

Consumer reports that he toasted waffles in the new toater oven and took them out when finished. About 60 seconds later the entire glass door in front of the toaster oven exploded, spraying the glass all over the kitchen.

DeLonghi EO2058

  • Date: 9/12/2011

When consumer first plugged in the toaster oven and turned it on, smoke started to come out vents on right side, behind control panel. Smoke became more intense, so consumer shut unit down & unplugged it.


  • Date: 11/25/2011

Consumer reports that the toaster oven's timer does not turn off the oven. Consumer states that when the timer is set to ten minutes, it runs for ten minutes and then still stays on.

DeLonghi EO 1260

  • Date: 12/19/2011

Consumer reports toaster oven's timer is faulty. Seconds after timer shuts off it restarts by itself, causing upper & lower heat elements to go to max heat indefinitely. It scorched contents, emitted much smoke causing a near fire. Web search shows the problem is widespread.

DeLonghi XR640

  • Date: 2/3/2012

Consumer turned off toaster oven, then returned to kitchen to discover that it was on. Unit was turned off & again consumer smelled something, went into kitchen & saw unit was back on. 3rd time unit started clicking in opposite direction & turned itself on. It was unplugged.

DeLonghi EO1251

  • Date: 4/19/2012

Consumer reports that the toaster oven turns back on after it goes through its cycle. He says it's a fire hazard and the unit has to be kept unplugged.

DeLonghi EO1260

  • Date: 4/23/2012

Consumer's toaster oven got stuck in "on" position after he used it to toast. 40 YOF noticed this & unplugged very hot toaster oven. Minutes later glass shattered on front, sending glass pieces all over countertops & floor.

DeLonghi EO-1200.1B

  • Date: 8/13/2012

Toaster oven switches itself on. Only way to keep it from heating is to keep it unplugged. "Toast" setting is controlled by count-down timer that is supposed to rotate dial to "off", but continues to "on" position. Same thing happens if dial is manually set to "off".

DeLonghi XR640A

  • Date: 11/1/2012

The toaster oven switch failed and now when the toaster timer completes, it does not stop but goes past the stop position to the on position. The toaster cannot be shut off and must be unplugged. Consumer is concerned that if left unattended, the unit may turn itself on.

DeLonghi EO-1270.B USCA

  • Date: 7/11/2013

Consumer says the toaster oven has a timer switch that has off in the middle, when turned one way it turns the timer on and turning the other way stay-on turns on. Consumer says the timer started up and the switch kept going past the off position to the permanent on position.

DeLonghi AS 670

  • Date: 11/11/2013

A 77 YOM is reporting failure of the Toaster Oven. Heating element on bottom began sparking and smoking. Turned oven off and discarded it.

DeLonghi EO1260

  • Date: 5/20/2014

The consumer stated that the toaster oven stays on when the timer ends. The power switch intermittently fails to shut off when timer completes cycle, even if timer bell signals. The bake/toast switch is prone to remain "on" even though he believes it has been turned off.

DeLonghi EO-1200.1b

  • Date: 7/11/2014

Consumer reported that timing switch on toaster oven malfunctioned. Timer went off after using it however, toaster stayed on all night which caused wood, it was placed on, be charred. His spouse noticed burning odor emitting from unit & unplugged it.

DeLonghi EO1270.1b

  • Date: 10/30/2014

The consumer stated that the adjustable timer on this convection toaster oven, which adjusts toast darkness or turns to "Oven On" mode, failed to stop at the "Off" position and continued to move by itself to "On", creating a fire hazard.

DeLonghi RO-2050.B

  • Date: 2/23/2015

63 YOM's toaster oven keeps clicking when in off position & moves to turn back on by itself.

DeLonghi DO1289

  • Date: 2/16/2017

Caller stated that there is a crack in the heating element of the toaster oven which poses a fire hazard. He stated that he contacted company and spoke to someone who agreed with him that there was a problem with the heating element but that they would not be replacing it.

DeLonghi EO-1270

  • Date: 2/18/2017

Consumer said toaster oven was used & it was turned off. Consumer later noticed a burning smell & saw that toaster oven turned back on by itself & became extremely hot. Consumer said timer had rotated to the off position but later it continued to rotate to on position.

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