Never put the kettle near or on
cooker hot plates or gas burners.
Avoid contact with steam coming
This kettle is for boiling water only.
out of the spout area when
This kettle is for domestic use only.
pouring and out of the lid when
Failure to observe these cautions
may result in damage to the kettle.
Keep small children away from the
before plugging in
kettle and never let the cord hang
Make sure your electricity supply is
down over the worktop edge - a
the same as the one shown on the
child could grab it and pull the
underside of your kettle.
kettle down. If you don't need so
Important - UK only
much cord, shorten it. See 'before
The wires in the cord are coloured
plugging in' below. Cordless
models: push excess cord inside
Green and Yellow = Earth, Blue =
Neutral, Brown = Live.
Always unplug your kettle
This kettle complies with European
when not in use.
Economic Community Directive
Never overfill - boiling water may
before using for the first
Never put the kettle, powerbase,
cord or plug in liquid.
Remove all packaging and any
Do not use if there is any damage
to the kettle, powerbase, cord or
plug. Get it checked or repaired:
Fill to 'MAX', boil, then pour the
This kettle is not intended for use
by young children or infirm persons
Young children should be
water level gauge
supervised to ensure they do not
on/off switch with neon
play with the appliance.
powerbase (JK740 series only)
Caution: Do not operate the
with multiposition cord exits
kettle on an inclined surface.
compartment for excess cord
Cordless models: only use the
powerbase supplied and keep it
clean and dry.
to use your jug kettle
Make sure the lid is secure before
switching the kettle on.
1 Fill it through the spout or lid. To
Warning: Do not open the lid
open the lid, pull back the catch.
while the water is boiling.
The water level must be between
Take care when opening the lid -
'MAX' and 'MIN'.
droplets of hot water may be
Be economical: do not boil more
water than you need.
Make sure the kettle is switched
To improve the quality of your
off before lifting or pouring.
drinks always use fresh water.
Cordless models: remove from the
Empty the kettle after each use.
base before filling or pouring.
2 Check the lid is closed.
Corded models: unplug the cord
3 Plug in and switch on. The neon
from the kettle before filling or
will come on.
4 Your kettle will boil and switch off
until it rests on the notch under the
automatically. To re-boil, wait a
few seconds - the on/off switch
needs time to reset.
When limescale builds up on the
Your kettle is fitted with a scale
heating element, buy a suitable
filter to hold back limescale
descaler and descale your kettle.
Limescale makes your kettle take
If you find drops of water under
longer to boil and can make the
your kettle, don't worry - it is just
element burn out. After descaling,
boil with fresh water several times
and discard. Clean any descaler
If you switch on with too little
off the kettle - it can damage the
water, your kettle will cut out
automatically. Switch off and let it
Some regions of the country have
cool down before re-filling. When it
chalky water. This makes boiled
has cooled down, the switch will
water look cloudy and leaves a
deposit on the side of the kettle.
For added safety your kettle is also
This is normal but can be removed
fitted with a non re-setable thermal
with regular cleaning.
Alternatively, to reduce limescale
build up, use filtered water to fill
care and cleaning
A range of Kenwood jug water
Before cleaning, unplug your kettle
filters are available.
and let it cool down.
call Kenwood on 023 92392333
and ask for customer care.
the outside and powerbase
Wipe with a damp cloth, then dry.
Do not use abrasives - they will
scratch the plastic surfaces.
Wipe with bicarbonate of soda on
a damp cloth. Rinse thoroughly.
Even though your kettle comes
with a scale filter, you still need to
clean the inside (and the filter)
the scale filter
1 Pull back the catch
. Hold the lid
and release the catch. Lower the
lid slowly until it clicks, then pull it
2 Gently lift out the scale filter
3 either rinse under the tap or use
a soft brush.
or when descaling your kettle,
drop the filter in too. Rinse
4 To re-fit the scale filter, slide it in