before using your Kenwood
Children should be supervised to
ensure that they do not play with
Read these instructions carefully
and retain for future reference.
This kettle is for boiling water only.
Remove all packaging and any
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.
Always use the filter and never
before plugging in
overfill - boiling water may splash
Make sure your electricity supply is
the same as the one shown on the
Avoid contact with steam coming
underside of your kettle.
out of the spout area when pouring
Important - UK only
and out of the lid or spout area
The wires in the cord are coloured
Never let the cord hang down
Green and Yellow = Earth
where a child could grab it.
Always unplug your kettle
Blue = Neutral
when not in use.
Brown = Live.
The appliance must be protected
Never put the kettle, cord or plug in
by a 13A approved (BS1362) fuse.
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE
Never use a damaged appliance.
MUST BE EARTHED.
Get it checked or repaired: see
Caution: Do not operate the kettle
on an inclined surface.
For non-rewireable plugs the fuse
Make sure the lid is secure before
cover MUST be refitted when
replacing the fuse. If the fuse cover
switching the kettle on.
Warning: Do not open the lid
is lost then the plug must not be
while the water is boiling.
used until a replacement can be
obtained. The correct fuse cover is
Take care when opening the lid -
droplets of hot water may be
identified by colour and a
replacement may be obtained from
your Kenwood Authorised Repairer
Make sure the kettle is switched off
before lifting or pouring.
If a non-rewireable plug is cut off it
Unplug the kettle before filling or
must be DESTROYED
Never put the kettle near or on
IMMEDIATELY. An electric shock
hazard may arise if an unwanted
cooker hot plates or gas burners.
This appliance is not intended for
non-rewireable plug is inadvertently
use by persons (including children)
inserted into a 13A socket outlet.
with reduced physical, sensory or
This kettle complies with European
mental capabilities, or lack of
Economic Community Directive
experience and knowledge, unless
they have been given supervision or
before using for the first time
instruction concerning use of the
1 Fill to 'MAX', boil, then pour the
appliance by a person responsible
water away. Repeat 2 to 3 times.
for their safety.
care and cleaning
Before cleaning, unplug your kettle
and let it cool down.
on/off switch with indicator light
Wipe with a damp cloth, then dry.
Do not use abrasives - they will
water level windows
scratch the plastic surfaces.
to use your kettle
Even though your kettle comes with
1 Fill the kettle through either the
a filter, you still need to clean the
inside (and the filter) regularly.
spout or lid. To open the lid, pull
back using the lid catch. The water
level must be between 'MAX' and
1 Open the lid.
2 Unclip the filter
Be economical: do not boil more
3 either rinse under the tap or use a
water than you need.
To improve the quality of your
or when descaling your kettle, drop
drinks always use fresh water.
the filter in too. Rinse thoroughly.
Empty the kettle after each use.
4 Replace the filter by locating the
2 Check the lid is closed.
front of the filter into the spout area
3 Plug in and switch on. The indicator
and then clip into place
light will come on.
4 Your kettle will boil and switch off
Regular descaling of the flat
automatically. To re-boil, wait a few
element will improve the
seconds - the on/off switch needs
performance of your kettle. If the
time to reset.
kettle is not descaled regularly the
If you experience problems
build up of limescale may result in
with your kettle switching on
and off during use or
problems may be experienced
switching off before boiling,
with the kettle switching on and
check that the flat element is
off during use or switching off
free from scale - see
the kettle may take longer to boil.
Your kettle is fitted with a filter to
the flat element may be
hold back limescale particles.
If you find drops of water under
Please note: Failure to descale your
your kettle, don't worry - it is just
kettle may invalidate your guarantee.
When limescale starts to build up
on the heating element, buy a
If you switch on with too little water,
suitable descaler and descale your
your kettle will cut out automatically.
kettle. After descaling, boil with
Switch off, unplug and let it cool
fresh water several times and
down before re-filling. When it has
discard. Clean any descaler off the
cooled down, the switch will reset
kettle - it can damage the parts.