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Melitta MEK17W Electric Kettle: The little filter that fits into the spout disinte...

The little filter that fits into the spout disintegrated. The material is broken. Can I get a repolacement and how much does it cost? Ingrid Lewin

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Call 1-800-233-9054 and ask Salton/Toastmaster for part number 31036 for the MEK17W kettle. You may as well buy 2.
When this scale filter in the spout of a Melitta MEK17W or Toastmaster TEK17W (identical kettles) gets torn the kettle does not hold in enough steam to trigger the auto off switch. Same thing happens if you do not fully close the kettle lid. With a new and spare scale filter you will get way more life out of this inexpensive and handy kettle.
If you still have the old original filter, here is an inexpensive and permanent repair option using stainless mesh:
www.fixya.com/answer/answerpageslideview.aspx?thid=10641367&ctg=163&lst=1#answer-section

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I had the same problem. Called Melitta and they referred me to Fox International as Melitta doesn't have parts for discontinued products.
Fox International may be reached at 800-738-0245. Their website is http://www.directpartsandproducts.com/index.php, however they don't list Melitta as a brand they carry.

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  • clr4tkof Sep 14, 2011

    It's also called a Toastmaster TEK17W. Same machine same part just a different brand name printed on it. I have both the Toastmaster TEK17W and the Melitta MEK17W, they are the same.

    Here is the website. They are $4.95 each. http://www.directpartsandproducts.com/me...

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Hi supergran27 :-),

Here's the phone number and location of Salton agents nearest to you.

Pickering Town Centre
1355 Kingston Rd. #70
Pickering, ON
L1V 1B8
Phone: (905) 421-9864

For other agents in Ontario region, click on the link below.

http://www.salton.com/customer-care

Best wishes,
Graeme.

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