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I baught westinghouse w1003 black kettle, after boiling the water, the water receive bad taste, what can I do to remove the bad taste? (I can't drink the water, it is terrible boiling water)

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It must be the kettle causing the problem from what you say. If th e kettle is new the problem should reduce with use but if it is old it will get worse (possibbly due to rubber washers/seals perishing)

Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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A simple way is to boil milk in it then a couple of cleaning boils. Happens with a lot of metallic kettles. Failing that add lemon juice to the water for 4 boils then one straight boil.

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Professional chefs face this problem many times over with their stainless steel wares. Fill the coffee pot with water. Add a tbs of bleach. Let set for 2 hours. See if that helps. If it doesn't, please let me know.

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SOURCE: Why does the water boiled in this kettle smell and

hello,

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

this occur when there is shortage of water level in the kettle when the power supply is on

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 .

thank you and thanks for using fixya.

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You will need to first shock that kettle first bold hot water then remove it and replace with very cold or ice water. The smell like plastic is brought by the Plastic which over heats and somehow weakens to a point of melting thus releasing a smell into your water, Shocking the kettle would help if not then you will need to buy another kettle as that one might not be original or just wasn't tested for regularities and standards.

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