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.
Only use the appliance for its intended
Remove all packaging and any
domestic use. Kenwood will not
accept any liability if the appliance is
subject to improper use, or failure to
comply with these instructions.
before plugging in
Always use the filter and never
Make sure your electricity supply is
overfill - boiling water may splash
the same as the one shown on the
underside of your kettle.
Avoid contact with steam coming
out of the spout area when pouring
Important - UK only
The wires in the cord are coloured
and out of the lid or spout area
Green and Yellow = Earth
Beware: the metal body of the
kettle will get hot during operation.
Blue = Neutral
Never let the cord hang down
Brown = Live.
where a child could grab it.
The appliance must be protected
Always unplug your kettle
by a 13A approved (BS1362) fuse.
when not in use.
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE
MUST BE EARTHED.
Never put the kettle, powerbase,
cord or plug in liquid.
Never use a damaged appliance.
Get it checked or repaired: see
For non-rewireable plugs the fuse
'service and customer care'.
cover MUST be refitted when
Caution: Do not operate the kettle
replacing the fuse. If the fuse cover
on an inclined surface.
is lost then the plug must not be
Only use the powerbase supplied
used until a replacement can be
obtained. The correct fuse cover is
and keep it clean and dry.
identified by colour and a
Make sure the lid is secure before
replacement may be obtained from
switching the kettle on.
Warning: Do not open the lid
your Kenwood Authorised Repairer
while the water is boiling.
Make sure the kettle is switched off
If a non-rewireable plug is cut off it
before lifting or pouring.
must be DESTROYED
Remove the kettle from the base
IMMEDIATELY. An electric shock
hazard may arise if an unwanted
before filling or pouring.
non-rewireable plug is inadvertently
Never put the kettle near or on
inserted into a 13A socket outlet.
cooker hot plates or gas burners.
This kettle is for boiling water only.
This appliance conforms to EC
This appliance is not intended for
directive 2004/108/EC on
use by persons (including children)
Electromagnetic Compatibility and
with reduced physical, sensory or
EC regulation no. 1935/2004 of
mental capabilities, or lack of
27/10/2004 on materials intended
experience and knowledge, unless
for contact with food.
they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the
appliance by a person responsible
for their safety.
before using for the first time
1 Wrap any excess cord around the
If you switch on with too little water,
bracket on the underside of the
your kettle will cut out automatically.
Switch off, remove from the
2 Fill to 'MAX', boil, then pour the
powerbase and let it cool down
water away. Repeat 2 to 3 times.
before re-filling. When it has cooled
down, the switch will reset itself.
care and cleaning
Before cleaning, unplug your kettle
water level gauge
and let it cool down.
on/off switch with indicator light
the outside and powerbase
Wipe with a damp cloth, then dry.
Do not use abrasives - they will
scratch the metal and plastic
to use your kettle
1 Fill the kettle through either the
Even though your kettle comes with
spout or by removing the lid. The
a filter, you still need to clean the
water level must be between 'MAX'
inside (and the filter) regularly.
and 2 cups (500mls).
Be economical: do not boil more
1 Remove the lid.
water than you need.
2 Slide the filter out
To improve the quality of your
3 either rinse under the tap or use a
drinks always use fresh water.
Empty the kettle after each use.
or when descaling your kettle, drop
2 Check the lid is closed.
the filter in too. Rinse thoroughly.
3 Plug in and switch on. The indicator
4 Slide the filter back in to refit
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
your kettle, don't worry - it is just
Please note: Failure to descale your
kettle may invalidate your guarantee.