Care And Cleaning; Troubleshooting - Black & Decker 11-4-12e Use And Care Book Manual

1.7l cordless kettle
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Always boil water with the scale filter in place just behind the
spout (D). lime scale forms over time when water is heated.
Though scale is natural and harmless, it may produce a
powdery substance or mineral-like chunks that can get into
your hot beverages and affect the taste. While the concealed
heating element in this kettle is designed to help reduce
scale buildup, the filter helps prevent particles from pouring
into your beverage.

Care and Cleaning

This appliance contains no user-serviceable parts. Refer service to qualified
service personnel.
1. Before cleaning, be sure the base is unplugged and the kettle has cooled
completely. empty any remaining water from the kettle.
2. Pull out the scale filter for cleaning. Wash the filter in warm soapy water and
rinse or place it in the utensil holder of the dishwasher.
3. Wash the inside of the kettle with soapy water and rinse. NeVeR IMMeRSe
THe KeTTle IN WATeR oR oTHeR lIQUIdS or place in a dishwasher.
4. Wipe the exterior of the kettle and base with a damp cloth or sponge and dry.
The concealed heating element at the bottom of the interior may discolor. This
will not affect performance. do not use abrasive soaps, cleansers, or scouring
5. over time, the kettle may heat up but will not boil, depending on your use
and the hardness of the water in your area. When this happens, it is time for
descaling. Use a scale/lime remover and follow its manufacturer's directions.


Kettle is not heating.
Kettle is not plugged in.
Kettle is not properly
placed on power base.
Kettle has boiled dry. Kettle was accidentally
turned on without water.
Kettle heats, but does Appliance may need
not boil or works
The on (I) button
The kettle is too hot.
will not stay on.
Check to be sure appliance is
plugged into a working outlet,
the I/o (on/off) button has
been engaged and the kettle
is securely placed on the
power base.
Unplug kettle and allow
to fully cool down before
Follow directions for
descaling the kettle.
Allow the kettle to cool down
at least 5 to 10 minutes.
Make sure there is enough
water in the kettle.



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