Introduction

One of the problems that many functioning kettles have that sometimes deems it 'broken' is the fact that the lid does not open when the button is pressed. This can be quite an inconvenience especially when you are dealing with a kettle that has just boiled water. This guide will demonstrate just how easy it is to replace the spring and get that lid opening again.

Parts

No parts required.

Firstly open the lid of the kettle by pressing the button and manually pulling up the lid. Firstly open the lid of the kettle by pressing the button and manually pulling up the lid.
  • Firstly open the lid of the kettle by pressing the button and manually pulling up the lid.

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Secondly detach the lid . To do so pull back the lid to access the two screws visible in the image. Using a screwdriver unscrew the screws. Using force unlock the snap fit to remove this component. A screwdriver may be needed to complete this.
  • Secondly detach the lid . To do so pull back the lid to access the two screws visible in the image. Using a screwdriver unscrew the screws.

  • Using force unlock the snap fit to remove this component. A screwdriver may be needed to complete this.

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To access the springs unscrew the 2 screws. Using a flat head screwdriver lift up the component and remove it from assembly. Using a flat head screwdriver lift up the component and remove it from assembly.
  • To access the springs unscrew the 2 screws.

  • Using a flat head screwdriver lift up the component and remove it from assembly.

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Remove the springs, a scribe may be needed to assist in this.
  • Remove the springs, a scribe may be needed to assist in this.

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Conclusion

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

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