> I'd say a few years got your money's worth, and it may be time to move
> on. Zojirushi makes excellent electric kettles and I think many here
> would easily recommend them. They cost a bit more but should wear like
> best of luck,
> - Dominic
I'd agree here -- maybe it's time for a new one? Where's the crack?
I personally though like the control I have over a regular electric
kettle, rather than a Zojirushi, which boils and reboils water without
instant control. The cost certainly is a factor as well.