It may be old news to most of the folks here, but the Kitchenaid Pro-Line toasters have been recalled !
The hazard ....the heating elements can unexpectedly self- start, if power to the toaster is interrupted and ignite any anything flammable on top of the unit !!!
both the 2- slice and 4- slice are affected
Serial nos. begin with the letters " WTP " OR " WTR "
DO NOT USE THIS UNIT, UNPLUG AND
contact Kitchenaid directly @ 800 874 0608 or their website