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
Important - UK only
out of the spout area when pouring
and out of the lid or spout area
The wires in the cord are coloured
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.
The appliance must be protected
where a child could grab it.
Always unplug your kettle
by a 13A approved (BS1362) fuse.
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE
when not in use.
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
replacing the fuse. If the fuse cover
Caution: Do not operate the kettle
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.
Make sure the lid is secure before
identified by colour and a
replacement may be obtained from
switching the kettle on.
your Kenwood Authorised Repairer
Warning: Do not open the lid while
the water is boiling.
If a non-rewireable plug is cut off it
Take care when opening the lid -
droplets of hot water may be
must be DESTROYED
IMMEDIATELY. An electric shock
hazard may arise if an unwanted
Make sure the kettle is switched off
before lifting or pouring.
non-rewireable plug is inadvertently
Remove the kettle from the base
inserted into a 13A socket outlet.
before filling or pouring.
This appliance conforms to EC
Never put the kettle near or on
directive 2004/108/EC on
cooker hot plates or gas burners.
Electromagnetic Compatibility and
This kettle is for boiling water only.
EC regulation no. 1935/2004 of
This appliance is not intended for
27/10/2004 on materials intended
use by persons (including children)
for contact with food.
with reduced physical, sensory or
before using for the first time
mental capabilities, or lack of
1 Wrap any excess cord around the
experience and knowledge, unless
bracket on the underside of the
they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the
2 Fill to 'MAX', boil, then pour the
appliance by a person responsible
water away. Repeat 2 to 3 times.
for their safety.
flip top lid
lid release button
water level gauge
on/off switch with indicator light
to use your kettle
1 Fill the kettle through either the
spout or lid. The water level must
be between 'MAX' and 1 cup
Be economical: do not boil more
water than you need.
To improve the quality of your
drinks always use fresh water.
Empty the kettle after each use.
2 Check the lid is closed. Close the
lid by pushing down on the finger
3 Plug in and switch on.
4 Your kettle will boil and switch off
automatically. To re-boil, wait a few
seconds - the on/off switch needs
time to reset.
Note - To interrupt the
boiling ensure that the
switch is in the off position
before removing from the
If you experience problems
with your kettle switching on
and off during use or
switching off before boiling,
check that the flat element
is free from scale - see
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
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 soft brush.
or when descaling your kettle,
drop the filter in too. Rinse
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
the flat element may be