before using your Kenwood
Read these instructions carefully
and retain for future reference.
Remove all packaging and any
Always use the filter and never
overfill - boiling water may splash
Avoid contact with steam coming
out of the spout area when pouring
and out of the lid or spout area
Beware: the metal body of the
kettle will get hot during operation.
Never let the cord hang down
where a child could grab it.
Always unplug your kettle
when not in use.
Never put the kettle, powerbase,
cord or plug in liquid.
Never use a damaged appliance.
Get it checked or repaired: see
'service and customer care'.
Caution: Do not operate the kettle
on an inclined surface.
Only use the powerbase supplied
and keep it clean and dry.
Make sure the lid is secure before
switching the kettle on.
Warning: Do not open the lid
while the water is boiling.
Take care when opening the lid -
droplets of hot water may be
Make sure the kettle is switched off
before lifting or pouring.
Remove the kettle from the base
before filling or pouring.
Never put the kettle near or on
cooker hot plates or gas burners.
This kettle is for boiling water only.
This appliance is not intended for
This appliance conforms to EC
use by persons (including children)
directive 2004/108/EC on
with reduced physical, sensory or
Electromagnetic Compatibility and
mental capabilities, or lack of
EC regulation no. 1935/2004 of
experience and knowledge, unless
27/10/2004 on materials intended
they have been given supervision or
for contact with food.
instruction concerning use of the
before using for the first time
appliance by a person responsible
1 Wrap any excess cord around the
for their safety.
bracket on the underside of the
Children should be supervised to
ensure that they do not play with
2 Fill to 'MAX', boil, then pour the
water away. Repeat 2 to 3 times.
Only use the appliance for its intended
domestic use. Kenwood will not
accept any liability if the appliance is
subject to improper use, or failure to
comply with these instructions.
flip top lid
before plugging in
lid release button
Make sure your electricity supply is
water level gauge
the same as the one shown on the
on/off switch with indicator light
underside of your kettle.
Important - UK only
The wires in the cord are coloured
Green and Yellow = Earth
to use your kettle
Blue = Neutral
1 Fill the kettle through either the
Brown = Live.
spout or lid. The water level must
The appliance must be protected
be between 'MAX' and 'MIN'.
by a 13A approved (BS1362) fuse.
Be economical: do not boil more
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE
water than you need.
MUST BE EARTHED.
To improve the quality of your
drinks always use fresh water.
For non-rewireable plugs the fuse
Empty the kettle after each use.
2 Check the lid is closed. Close the
cover MUST be refitted when
lid by pushing down on the finger
replacing the fuse. If the fuse cover
is lost then the plug must not be
3 Plug in and switch on.
used until a replacement can be
4 Your kettle will boil and switch off
obtained. The correct fuse cover is
automatically. To re-boil, wait a few
identified by colour and a
seconds - the on/off switch needs
replacement may be obtained from
time to reset.
your Kenwood Authorised Repairer
If you experience problems
with your kettle switching on
If a non-rewireable plug is cut off it
must be DESTROYED
and off during use or
switching off before boiling,
IMMEDIATELY. An electric shock
check that the flat element is
hazard may arise if an unwanted
free from scale - see
non-rewireable plug is inadvertently
inserted into a 13A socket outlet.
Your kettle is fitted with a filter to
hold back limescale particles.
If you find drops of water under
your kettle, don't worry - it is just
If you switch on with too little water,
your kettle will cut out automatically.
Switch off, remove from the
powerbase and let it cool down
before re-filling. When it has cooled
down, the switch will reset itself.
care and cleaning
Before cleaning, unplug your kettle
and let it cool down.
the outside and powerbase
Wipe with a damp cloth, then dry.
Do not use abrasives - they will
scratch the metal and plastic
Even though your kettle comes with
a filter, you still need to clean the
inside (and the filter) regularly.
1 Open the lid.
2 Slide the filter out
3 either rinse under the tap or use a
or when descaling your kettle, drop
the filter in too. Rinse thoroughly.
4 Slide the filter back in to refit
Regular descaling of the flat
element will improve the
performance of your kettle. If the
kettle is not descaled regularly the
build up of limescale may result in
problems may be experienced
with the kettle switching on and
off during use or switching off
the kettle may take longer to boil.
the flat element may be