Introduction

Located between the power source and the boiling arm, this safety mechanism automatically shutsoff the flow of power when the kettle is uncoupled from the base.

Parts

No parts required.

  Unplug the unit before disassembling to avoid electrocution. Remove the five (10mm) Y screws from the bottom of the base. Three are in a triangle around the center and two are on the corners of the flat edge.
  • Unplug the unit before disassembling to avoid electrocution.

  • Remove the five (10mm) Y screws from the bottom of the base. Three are in a triangle around the center and two are on the corners of the flat edge.

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Now you will need to 'unlock' the top and bottom of the base from each other. On the flat edge, there is a rectangle inset with one side cut out. Insert a metal spudger about 1/2'' in to the opening to toggle open an interior tab. With the metal tool still inserted, use an opening tool between the black and silver sides to pry the base open. With the metal tool still inserted, use an opening tool between the black and silver sides to pry the base open.
  • Now you will need to 'unlock' the top and bottom of the base from each other. On the flat edge, there is a rectangle inset with one side cut out. Insert a metal spudger about 1/2'' in to the opening to toggle open an interior tab.

  • With the metal tool still inserted, use an opening tool between the black and silver sides to pry the base open.

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Once you have the halves opened at least 1/4'', remove the metal key and rotate the base a quarter turn in any direction. Continue using the spudger to pry open the base at each quarter turn until the sides separate easily.
  • Once you have the halves opened at least 1/4'', remove the metal key and rotate the base a quarter turn in any direction.

  • Continue using the spudger to pry open the base at each quarter turn until the sides separate easily.

  • The black bottom will catch on the power cord plug, to prevent total dismantlement.

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To uninstall the element, start by removing the 4 copper connectors and 1 metal tab from the power cord.  This will require you to wiggle and pull the connectors out. Once those pieces are detached, you can insert them into the replacement part, as they were. Once those pieces are detached, you can insert them into the replacement part, as they were.
  • To uninstall the element, start by removing the 4 copper connectors and 1 metal tab from the power cord. This will require you to wiggle and pull the connectors out.

  • Once those pieces are detached, you can insert them into the replacement part, as they were.

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Conclusion

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

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