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WK 200 just stopped working - its almost new!

My kettle is almost new, and after making a cup of tea one morning it wouldn't heat water when I went to make another cup a few minutes later. It didn't overheat or anything. I am an experienced kettle user, so I'm wondering what could be wrong. I've checked all the various metal connections and they all seem to be in the proper position. Nothing bent or corroded. Again this is like NEW! The red light comes on when I push the on button down, but the coil doesn't heat up. Please help! thanks, Dan DEvans@terra.com.mx Somehow the switch of mine got hit and was left on overnight. Now the light turns on but it won't heat up :(

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