KETTLE
Model Number:
169205
UPC: 681131692052
Customer Assistance
1 877 207 0923 (US)
1 877 556 0973 (Canada)
Thank you for purchasing this GE appliance.
In keeping with the GE ecomagination initiative, please consider the option to recycle
the packaging material and donate any appliance you are no longer using.
To read more about GE's ecomagination commitment, visit:
ge.ecomagination.com
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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed,
including the following:
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Read all instructions.
Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs.
To protect against fire, electric shock and injury to persons, do not immerse cord,
plugs, base or kettle in water or other liquid.
Never leave the appliance unattended when in use. Close supervision is necessary
when any appliance is used by or near children.
Unplug from outlet when not in use, no water in kettle, filling water, moving kettle
and before cleaning. Allow to cool before putting on or taking off parts, and before
cleaning the appliance.
Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug or after the appliance
malfunctions, or has been damaged in any manner. Call our toll-free Customer
Assistance Number for examination, repair or adjustment.
Do not use a base unit other than the one supplied. The use of accessory attachments
not recommended by the appliance manufacturer may result in fire, electric shock
or injury to persons.
Do not use outdoors.
Do not let cord hang over edge of table or counter, or touch hot surfaces. Always
store excess portion of the power cord in the compartment of the base unit.
Electric kettle must be operated on a flat surface. Do not place on or near a hot gas
or electric burner, or in a heated oven, or on the top of other electric appliances.
Always attach plug to appliance first, then plug cord into the wall outlet. To
disconnect, turn control to off, then remove plug from wall outlet.
Do not use appliance for other than intended use.
To avoid circuit overload, do not operate another high wattage appliance on the
same circuit.
Do not fill kettle when positioned on base. Dry the water on the bottom of the body
before place it onto the power base.
Be aware of steam being emitted from spout or lid especially during refilling. Do not
remove lid during boiling cycle.
Do not use the kettle to heat anything other than water. Do not fill above the ‘’max’’
indication. Do not operate kettle if water is below miniumum marking. If the kettle is
overfilled, boiling water may be ejected. The kettle is only to be used with the base
unit provided.
Do not insert any object into slots or holes of the kettle.
Open the lid with the release button only. Push lid down to lock in place.
Scalding may occur if the lid is removed during the brewing cycles.
This appliance is for HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY.
Save these instructions!
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ADDITIONAL SAFEGUARDS
DO NOT OPERATE APPLIANCE IF THE LINE CORD SHOWS ANY DAMAGE OR IF
APPLIANCE WORKS INTERMITTENTLY OR STOPS WORKING ENTIRELY.
EXTENSION CORDS
A short power-supply cord is to be provided to reduce the risk resulting from becoming
entangled in or tripping over a longer cord. Longer detachable power-supply cords or
extension cords are available and may be used if care is exercised in their use. If a longer
detachable power-supply cord or extension cord is used,
1) The marked electrical rating of the cord set or extension cord should be at least as
great as the electrical rating of the appliance, and
2) The extension cord should be a grounding-type 3-wire cord, and
3) The longer cord should be arranged so that it will not drape over the countertop
or tabletop where it can be tripped over, snagged, or pulled on unintentionally
(especially by children).
GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS
This appliance must be grounded while in use.
CAUTION: To ensure continued protection against risk of electric shock, connect to
properly ground outlets only.
GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS – US ONLY
The appliance has a plug that looks like Figure A. An adaptor, as shown in Figure B, should
be used for connecting a 3-prong grounding plug to a 2-wire receptacle. The grounding
tab, which extends from the adaptor, must be connected to a permanent ground such
as a properly grounded receptacle as shown in Figure C, using a metal screw.
Circuit grounding conductor
connected properly
(A)
Metal mounting
screw
Adapter
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(C)
Grounding means
Grounding prong
Cover of grounded
outlet box
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parts
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2
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1 Filter
2 Lid
3 Lid release button
4Handle
5 Water gauge
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Power plug with power cord
I/0 switch I=on, O=off
Cord storage
Base
Spout
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Illustratons
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OPERATION
Before first use
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Remove all packaging materials, labels and/or stickers from your kettle.
Clean your kettle thoroughly before using for the first time ( Cleaning).
Boil water at least 2 times and dispose, before boiling water for consumption.
Remove the kettle from the base (9). Push the lid release button (3) to open the
lid (2).
Fill the kettle with water (ill. a ) up to the max 1.7 marking (ill. b ). Close the lid (2)
(ill. c ).
Connect the power plug (6) to a wall outlet (ill. d ). Press down the I/0 switch (7) to
on position to start boiling the water (ill. e ).
The I/0 switch (7) lights up. After boiling is finished, the kettle turns off automatically.
Dispose of the hot water in the sink.
WARNING: Be careful when handling hot water. Danger of scalding!
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Let the appliance cool down 1 minute before boiling water again. Repeat this
process at least 2 times before using water for consumption.
WARNING: Do not immerse the base (9) or the kettle in water or any liquids. This may
cause electric shock or damage the appliance.
Operating instructions
Before plugging the kettle into the wall outlet, check that the electrical circuit is not
overloaded with other appliances.
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Set the base (9) on a flat, even and steady surface.
Remove the kettle from the base (9). Push the lid release button (3) to open the
lid (2).
Fill the kettle with water (ill. a ) between the min 0.75 and the max 1.7 marking (ill.
b ). Do not fill under the min or over the max marking. See the water gauge (5) for
adding the desired amount of water. Close the lid (2) (ill. c ).
Connect the power plug (6) to a wall outlet (ill. d ).
Press down the I/0 switch (7) to on position to start boiling the water (ill. e ). The
I/0 switch (7) lights up.
After boiling is finished, the kettle turns off automatically.
Let the appliance cool down 1 minute before boiling water again.
Pour the hot water into a heat resistant container (ill. f ).
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OPERATION
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Manually interrupt the boiling process by lifting up the I/0 switch (7) to off position
(ill. g ).
After each use remove the power plug (6) from the wall outlet (ill. h ).
WARNING: The appliance is very hot during use. Do not touch (ill.
burns!
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WARNING: Never leave the kettle unattended while boiling water. Especially when there
are children nearby.
Cleaning
Clean the kettle regularly. This appliance contains no user serviceable parts and requires
little maintenance. Leave any servicing or repairs to qualified personnel.
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Clean the outside of the base (9) and the kettle with a damp soft cloth.
Clean the inside of the kettle with dishwasher detergent and rinse thoroughly with
water.
Do not use abrasive cleansers.
After cleaning dry the kettle and the base (9) thoroughly.
WARNING: Never immerse the kettle (ill.
liquids.
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Decalcifying
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Remove the filter (1).
Fill the kettle with a vinegar and water mixture (½ vinegar and ½ water) up to the
max 1.7 mark.
Open lid (2) and pour water into the kettle (ill. a ).
Close the lid (2) and place the kettle on the base (9).
Insert power plug (6) into a standard 120 V AC wall outlet (ill. d ). Press down the
I/0 switch on/off (7) to start boiling the water (ill. e ).
Run through the complete brewing cycle with the decalcifying solution and repeat
3 times.
After decalcifying, run through 2 complete boiling cycles with clear water.
Clean the kettle afterwards ( Cleaning).
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Storage
Clean and dry all parts before storing. Store the kettle in its box or in a clean, dry place.
Never wrap the power cord (6) around the kettle. Always use the cord storage on the
bottom of the base (9) (ill. e ).
Technical data
Rated voltage:
Rated current:
Rated power input:
Capacity:
120V ~60Hz
12.5A
1500W
min. 25oz (0.75L), max. 57oz (1.7L)
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Customer Assistance
If you have a claim under this warranty, please call our Customer Assistance Number. For faster
service, please have the model number and product name ready for the operator to assist you. This
number can be found on the bottom of your appliance and on the front page of this manual.
Model Number: __________________
Product Name: __________________
Customer Assistance Number 1.877.207.0923 (U.S.) or 1.877.556.0973 (Canada).
Keep these numbers for future reference!
For more information, please visit us at WWW.GEHOUSEWARES.COM
Two-year limited warranty
What does your warranty cover?
• Any defect in material or workmanship.
For how long after the original purchase?
• Two years.
What will we do?
• Provide you with a new one.
• For those items still under warranty but
no longer available, WAL-MART reserves
the right to replace with a similar GE
branded product of equal or greater
value.
How do you make a warranty claim?
• Save your receipt.
• Properly pack your unit. We recommend
using the original carton and packing
materials.
• Return the product to your nearest
WAL-MART store or call Customer
Assistance at 1-877-207-0923 (U.S.)
or 1-877-556-0973 (Canada).
What does your warranty not cover?
• Parts subject to wear, including, without
limitation, glass parts, glass containers,
cutter/strainer, blades, seals, gaskets,
clutches, motor brushes, and/or agitators,
etc.
• Commercial use or any other use not
found in printed directions.
• Damage from misuse, abuse, or
neglect, including failure to clean
product regularly in accordance with
manufacturer's instructions.
is a trademark of General Electric
Company and is used under the
license by Wal-Mart Stores Inc.,
Bentonville, AR 72716
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How does state law relate to this warranty?
• This warranty gives you specific legal
rights, and you may also have other rights
which vary from state to state or province
to province.
• This warranty is in lieu of any other
warranty or condition, whether express or
implied, written or oral, including, without
limitation, any statutory warranty or
condition of merchantability or fitness for
a particular purpose.
• WAL-MART, GE and the product
manufacturer expressly disclaim all
responsibility for special, incidental, and
consequential damages or losses caused
by use of this appliance. Any liability is
expressly limited to an amount equal to
the purchase price paid whether a claim,
however instituted, is based on contract,
indemnity, warranty, tort (including
negligence), strict liability, or otherwise.
Some states or provinces do not allow
this exclusion or limitation of incidental
or consequential losses, so the foregoing
disclaimer may not apply to you.
What if you encounter a problem with this
product while using it outside the country of
purchase?
• The warranty is valid only in the country of
purchase and if you follow the warranty
claim procedure as noted.
Marketed in Canada by:
Wal-Mart Canada Corp.
1940 Argentia Road, Mississauga,
Ontario L5N1P9
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