kitchenaid counter-top-ovens

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

Common problems: fire, overheating, smoke.

Faulty modules: heating element, timer.


6 issues reported


  • Date: 5/24/2011

Consumer reports that the toaster oven was plugged in and in use at 350 degrees. Consumer then noticed a burning smell and saw that the oven was on fire. Consumer's husband unplugged the oven and took it outside, where the flames were extinguished.

KitchenAid KC010050B01

  • Date: 1/19/2012

Toaster oven was located next to cooktop large burner. Burner was left on by mistake with teapot on burner. 15 minutes later smoke alarm when off. Plastic base of countertop oven was on fire. Consumer was able to extinguished fire. Base of oven & counter top was damaged.

KitchenAid KCO1005ER

  • Date: 3/31/2013

59 YOM put piece of bread in countertop oven, set switch to "toast" & timer for six minutes. Appliance did not turn off. He smelled burning & found smoke pouring out of oven. Timer was still set at six minutes. He turned unit off & flung toast out the window.

KitchenAid KC0222CS

  • Date: 4/10/2014

The consumer stated that while her son was cooking fish sticks in toaster oven, a pop was heard. There were flames between the outside of the oven and the inner box of the panel (the back top where the wire feeds into the top of the cooking part of the oven).

KitchenAid KCO222OB

  • Date: 8/2/2014

43 YOF toaster oven has one of heating elements bent out of shape & extending out of protective cover. It started sparking, probably because it is touching guard and top of oven.

KitchenAid KCO222OB

  • Date: 9/5/2017

Consumer was warming pizza rolls and noticed that the heating element did not come on. Consumer saw flames behind the knobs of the unit and unplugged the toaster oven and sat it outside so that the flames would die down. The damages were contained to the toaster oven.

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