Electric kettle repair
A very necessary and convenient device is an electric kettle. At home, at work and wherever you are, with an outlet, it will help you prepare an invigorating hot drink. But no kettle can work forever, so the time comes when they break, which can be very distressing. Sometimes there is no need to buy a new expensive device, it’s enough to put in a little effort and it’s possible that the damage will be fixed. This article will look at one of the main breakdowns of the electric kettle and how to fix it. ">
For begin to be reserved with patience and the tools depicted in the photo.
Practice shows that most often fails the heater or appliance power button. Therefore, the search for damage will be directed specifically at these sites. So, we start by disassembling the case. To do this, unscrew the fastening screws at the bottom.teapot.
As you can see in the photo, unscrew the three screws closer to the center, the outer holes, where the finger points, do not have screws, intended for ventilation.
Folding screws m in one place, not to lose, and remove the pan. Here you will see a heater, a lamp-indicator and wires going through the knob to the switch.
First we check the integrity of the heater (heater) on the break. To do this, connect the voltage pointer, or any other device for continuity with the conclusions of the heater.
If it shows a circuit, it means it is intact and you can continue to search for a breakdown further. Now you need to get to switch on the handle. To do this, remove the upper casing of the handle.This can be done by prikovyrnuv screwdriver at the junction of the two parts of the handle.
You can also hold the kettle vertically and tilt the drain pan down to remove the handle latch from the bottom socket.
Now dragging the casing off with your hands, free it from the latches.
When it is completely removed, you will see two wires matching the power button. br>
Turn off the screw that secures the button and remove it.
Here you see a bimetallic plate, which is responsible for disconnecting the kettle during boiling. You don’t need to touch it.
Next, disconnect the wires from the button so that they do not interfere with you.The connection is made on the connectors, so it's not difficult to disconnect them by pulling yourself.
Now look at the contacts of the button and you can see that they are pretty burnt.
This makes it difficult to contact and therefore the work of the kettle itself. To make it convenient to work with contacts, you can remove the upper part of the button.
Using a knife or thin file - we clean the upper and lower contacts. This should be done carefully, so as not to bend and break one of them. This is especially true of the bottom, since it has a springy structure that can not be broken. /45-remont-elektrochaynika.jpg "alt =" Repair of the electric kettle "title =" Repair of the electric kettle ">
When grinding is done, use a pair of pliers to press the upper fixed contact slightly. Be careful not to bend it too much. Otherwise, it will not open.The offset should be approximately 1mm.
With this done, now we will clean the terminals on the button.
It also follows for better contact, a little Bend with pliers connectors on the wires. The result of the button is checked by dialing. In the on state, there must be a confident contact, and in the off state - the absence of it.
Put the button back and hold down the fastening screw.
Connect the wires, and close the casing of the handle.
Do it from the top down.
Then we do everything the same way as when dismantling,but in the opposite order.
Put the kettle on the stand and turn it on in the network.
It can be seen how the water boils and the kettle turns itself off. br>
We can assume that the repair was successful, and the device has passed INH for a long time. That's all, you successful repairs.