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Introduction

This guide explains how to take apart the standard Tesco Value Kettle, so you can see its internal parts.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Tesco Value JK07 Kettle, use our service manual.

Take your kettle and remove it from the base. Carefully remove the limescale filter by sliding it out from the lip.
  • Take your kettle and remove it from the base.

  • Carefully remove the limescale filter by sliding it out from the lip.

Remove the screw from the bottom side of the lid. Disassemble the lid and remove the plastic piece inside. Disassemble the lid and remove the plastic piece inside.
  • Remove the screw from the bottom side of the lid.

  • Disassemble the lid and remove the plastic piece inside.

Remove the button that opens the lid by sliding it out.
  • Remove the button that opens the lid by sliding it out.

Remove the screws on the underside of the kettle to release the socket cover. Separate the handle from the kettle.
  • Remove the screws on the underside of the kettle to release the socket cover.

  • Separate the handle from the kettle.

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Remove the screws to separate the handle and the lid from the hinge. Remove the screws to separate the handle and the lid from the hinge.
  • Remove the screws to separate the handle and the lid from the hinge.

Gently remove the switch cover. Remove the circular piece attached to the switch base  by gently pulling it away. Remove the circular piece attached to the switch base  by gently pulling it away.
  • Gently remove the switch cover.

  • Remove the circular piece attached to the switch base by gently pulling it away.

Remove the screws from the socket at the back of the kettle. These screws also hold the socket together, so once they have been removed, it can be opened.
  • Remove the screws from the socket at the back of the kettle.

  • These screws also hold the socket together, so once they have been removed, it can be opened.

  • The components within the socket are clipped in. Remove the components by gently pulling.

Remove the heating element. Remove the gasket.
  • Remove the heating element.

  • Remove the gasket.

  • Remove the plate beneath the heating element by bending the metal in the holes as shown in the picture. Remove the plate from the clips.

Remove all the screws from the bottom, then gently separate the two halves.
  • Remove all the screws from the bottom, then gently separate the two halves.

Then push the feet (B) out from the base (C).
  • Then push the feet (B) out from the base (C).

The plug and cable (G) are held in by clips and can be pulled away.
  • The plug and cable (G) are held in by clips and can be pulled away.

  • The fuse (F) can be pulled away from inside the pins on the plug (G).

The kettle is now fully disassembled.
  • The kettle is now fully disassembled.

  • There should be 26 separate parts, all shown here in this photo.

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