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What's your problem?After the water has boiled the water tastes funny

It tastes as the plastic smells inside

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  • jack laferty Jan 29, 2013

    it might need descaleing

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Try cleaning it out i did this and now its alot better

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Try another pan.

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the chemical taste of smell from your kettle means that the element in the kettle which provide heat to boiled the water has gone bad due to over heating

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to fix up this problem of smell and chemical taste in your boiled water you will have to make a change of the element (heater)because it has gone bad you can get a replacement of it in the store .

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