Introduction

If your kettle's handle has become warped or breaks, use this guide to replace it.

Image 1/1: Remove the two 12mm Phillips #2 screws located at the brim of the pot.
  • Lift the lid of the Perfectea

  • Remove the two 12mm Phillips #2 screws located at the brim of the pot.

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Image 1/3: Use the spudger for this step. Image 2/3: With one hand, firmly grip the lid while designating your other hand to wedge the spudger between the lid and the glass pot. Image 3/3: Working from the outside to the inside, gently pry the adhesive tape from the glass pot, detaching the lid.
  • Adhesive tape is left holding the lid to the glass pot.

  • Use the spudger for this step.

  • With one hand, firmly grip the lid while designating your other hand to wedge the spudger between the lid and the glass pot.

  • Working from the outside to the inside, gently pry the adhesive tape from the glass pot, detaching the lid.

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Image 1/3: Firmly grip the glass pot with one hand while using the other to slip the flat end of the plastic opening tool between the glass pot and the adhesive tape holding the handle to the glass pot. Image 2/3: Gently pry the adhesive tape from the glass pot. Work your way around the handle until the handle is loose and not attached to the pot anymore. Image 3/3: Gently pry the adhesive tape from the glass pot. Work your way around the handle until the handle is loose and not attached to the pot anymore.
  • Use the plastic opening tool for this step.

  • Firmly grip the glass pot with one hand while using the other to slip the flat end of the plastic opening tool between the glass pot and the adhesive tape holding the handle to the glass pot.

  • Gently pry the adhesive tape from the glass pot. Work your way around the handle until the handle is loose and not attached to the pot anymore.

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Image 1/1: Remove the base.
  • Once the handle is loose, locate the four 10 mm Phillips #2 screws from the base of the Perfectea and remove them.

  • Remove the base.

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  • Locate the two 10 mm Phillips #2 screws at the bottom of the handle and remove them.

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Image 1/2: While firmly holding the glass pot, gently slide the bottom of the handle up and out of the base of the pot. Image 2/2: While firmly holding the glass pot, gently slide the bottom of the handle up and out of the base of the pot.
  • In order to free the bottom of the handle, remove the plastic piece that was held by the two screws

  • While firmly holding the glass pot, gently slide the bottom of the handle up and out of the base of the pot.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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