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Tefal Quick Cup not working

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My Tefal Quick Cup has stopped working properly.

Most of the time it just won't do anything. Occasionaly it will work but only dispense cold water even when hot water button is pressed. It I unplug it and plug it back in, then try to get hot water, it will work for a few seconds then start to run cold.

Can anyone please advise ?

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  • jazmineds Jul 29, 2008

    I just bought my Quick & Hot on Saturday and todays (Tuesday) it won't give me hot water. I am not doing anything different from before, clicking on the red hot water button but it comes out cold.



    Any ideas?

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This is in my opinion a design problem. The wiring connects to the spiral heating element via spring loaded contacts which only have a tiny connection surface area. These gets arcing deposits on the surfaces and will periodically require scraping clean. To get access prise off the silver top assembly which is a snap fit, unclip the circuit board and pull the plastic water pipe off the top of the plastic cylindrical tank. Then remove the two star screws from the base and prise it free. The whole internal assembly can now be carefully removed intact from the kettle housing but the circuit board at the top will need to be turned vertically and guided down the main body on the way out.

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