GE 840099900 User Manual
After use, unplug kettle and empty.
NOTE: Use water only in the kettle. If used for foods or beverage
such as tea or coffee, the warranty will be voided.
If Heating Element Discolors
It is normal for stainless steel heating elements to discolor. This
does not affect the performance of the kettle. Do not use abra-
sive scouring pads or cleaners as this may damage the stainless
If Your Kettle Boils Dry
If your kettle is accidentally switched on without being filled
with water, or is allowed to boil dry, the kettle will cycle contin-
uously, switching off, cooling down and switching back on.
Turn the kettle OFF, unplug the kettle and wait about
15 minutes for the element to cool down.
Refill the kettle, then use as normal and check that the
kettle functions correctly.
If Your Kettle Does Not Work
Make these simple checks before calling the toll-free customer
• Have you switched the power switch button to ON position?
• If the kettle heats but does not boil, it might need descaling.
• Has the kettle been accidentally switched on without being
filled with water or allowed to boil dry? Turn the kettle OFF,
wait 15 minutes and try again.
• Is the kettle cord firmly plugged in the outlet?
Using Your Electric Kettle
BEFORE FIRST USE: Fill kettle to MAX indicator on water level
window and bring to a boil. Discard water and repeat. Rinse
out kettle 2 or 3 times. The kettle is now ready for use.
Unplug kettle from outlet before filling.
Fill kettle with required amount of water. Ensure that water
level is between MIN and MAX on the water level indicator.
WARNING: To reduce risk of personal injury, do not fill kettle
above MAX fill line. If kettle is overfilled, boiling water may
spit out of the spout.
Make sure that lid is in place and kettle is standing on a level
WARNING: To reduce risk of personal injury, do not use kettle
without lid properly secured in place.
Plug into outlet and turn on. The lighted power switch will
When the water has boiled, turn the kettle off. (Remember,
the surface of the kettle gets hot; take care–only grip the
kettle by the handle.)
Parts and Features
Lighted Power Switch
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