Inleiding

I found the instructions partly at this pages and decided to upload the completely new here (in german):

http://www.brunwinkel.de/2011/09/wasserk...

http://forum.electronicwerkstatt.de/phpB...

  1. Remove top lid Unscrew 5x Torx (T8) Remove red cover
    • Remove top lid

    • Unscrew 5x Torx (T8)

    • Remove red cover

    • Remember position of metallic bracket

  2. Carefully remove metallic strip llift-up the entire black electric carrying unit carefully about 1 cm Un-click the fix of the black front cover and remove
    • Carefully remove metallic strip

    • llift-up the entire black electric carrying unit carefully about 1 cm

    • Un-click the fix of the black front cover and remove

  3. Unscrew 3 Torx T8 at the bottom of the kettle take 3 big flat screwdriver to 3 of the 6 holes and gently apply pressure directed to the middle to unlock the bottom cover in parallel: with a 3rd screwdriver lift the cover by help of the occuring slit at the side
    • Unscrew 3 Torx T8 at the bottom of the kettle

    • take 3 big flat screwdriver to 3 of the 6 holes and gently apply pressure directed to the middle to unlock the bottom cover

    • in parallel: with a 3rd screwdriver lift the cover by help of the occuring slit at the side

    • bottom cover should be revomed with gently force

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  5. Un-click the small mount to remove one half of the grip
    • Un-click the small mount to remove one half of the grip

    • un-fix carefully the hole half of the grip at the top of it and remove it

    • Don't demage the cables inside the grip

  6. take a small screwdriver push the black cover around the kettle over the transparent 'litre scale"
    • take a small screwdriver

    • push the black cover around the kettle over the transparent 'litre scale"

    • make it at both side of the kettle

    • pull the black cattle carefulle to the bottom of the kettle

    • stop, when you can see the full electric carrying unit (see also next step)

  7. Unscrew the two Torx T8 to open the electric carrying unit to a half unlock carefully the white rectacgular clip to release the black cover completely
    • Unscrew the two Torx T8 to open the electric carrying unit to a half

    • unlock carefully the white rectacgular clip to release the black cover completely

  8. Lift the electric unit change the two marked capacitors by unsoldering the old ones
    • Lift the electric unit

    • change the two marked capacitors by unsoldering the old ones

    • yellow 'MKP X2 0.47μF / 275V'

    • black '470μF / 16V' - check polarity: white stripe of the minus has to be located near the yellow capacitor!

  9. Assemble the kettle in reverse manner and check at the end that you don't have any parts over
    • Assemble the kettle in reverse manner and check at the end that you don't have any parts over

    • ENJOY YOUR WORKING KETTLE!

    • Now it should heat up to 100°C and make 'beep' at the end again

Conclusie

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

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Robert

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0,75 €, 20 minutes - It work´s! Thank you!

peterlpj - Antwoord

Thanks for your feedback. 20 minutes was quite fast - great!

My one is now working for more than one year after repair without any problems. We will see, how long until next repair ;-)

Robert -

Great guide, I'm going to try this out soon, as our kettle quits at 80 degrees and just powers down completely. Might be helpful to list the symptoms that these faulty capacitors leads to somewhere early on. If not in the header, then at least at the top of the page.

steigre - Antwoord

Dear RG! You made me hero in the eyes of my wife and saved lots of money as I will never buy ordinary kettle without a temperature choice. THANKS FOR THE FANTASTIC GIUDE!

Visumservice Russia - Antwoord

Two notes: (1) It should be mentioned that the MKP X2 0.47μF / 275V capacitor is usually the faulty one. The posts on the German site to which you linked reported that it looses capacity until the power is no longer enough to power the 80 degree LED when it comes on. In my case, similar to the reports from the German site, the remaining capacity had been lower than 0.14μF---clearly not enough. (2) One apparently does not have to use the 26.5 x 8.5 x 17 mm version that was part of the kettle initially, I had an old X2 capacitor from a broken power supply with the same parameters but with a size of 18 x 10 x 16 mm and that worked just fine after I had extended the short connecting wires.

tobiasisenberg - Antwoord

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