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Shredmaster crosscut 85x jam

It is jammed and trying the reverse and forward does not work. I got this from a friend and I have oil and lubrication sheets from an old shredder long gone... but do not know where and how to lubricate this particular model and if I should

thanks any and all help would be greatly appreciated since I would like to give this back to my friend in working condition.

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SOURCE: Infoguard shredder jam

When you set it to reverse, it Should propel the paper back out the top, where it's jammed. If it does not, remove power to the unit, and get ready for the long laborious process of removing the jam with a pair of tweezers. A hazard of paper shredders, maintenance can be a bit on the silly side.

Posted on Jun 04, 2007

JayBlair
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SOURCE: Brother Intellifax 4100 squeaky sheet feeder

The doc feed asm needs to be rebuilt. Only white lithium grease is used to lube the gears and avery light oil on the shafts. All parts are available from brother. I can get the parts if you have trouble obtaining them. It is relatively easy to rebuild and I charge in my area of Clearwater Florida, about 100.00 parts and labor.

Posted on Aug 01, 2007

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SOURCE: Royal 85X 10 Sheet Shredder

I personally work with Fellowes brand shredders, but it sounds like you have a paper feed sensor issue. This may be a mechanical or electronic sensor located in the center of the paper feed slot. If it is electronic it may just need cleaning(qtip dipped in rubbing alchohol. If it is a mechanical sensor check to make sure it has not been broken or it may be stuck because of paper that has become wedged behind it(you may need to jiggle the switch a few times to free it). If none of this works you may have a burned out switch or a bad pc1.gif board, contact manufacturer for more info.

Posted on Mar 02, 2008

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SOURCE: How do I lubricate a Aurora AS702MX shredder?

two ways, first take a light oil (3 in 1) and scribble a pattern on a piece of paper and pass it through the cutting heads do this a couple of times, this can be done as you shred just put a little oil on papers you are about to shred from time to time.

second, if it is a light duty machine, with plastic parts, then pass some waxed paper through the shredder to clean and lube the heads, this also works for your 3 hole punches.

Posted on Apr 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Shredder doesn't want to shred in forward gear,

Shredders became popular when the identity theft thing started happening and to save money they stopped making them with quiet, powerful induction motors and now it's almost impossible to find a consumer model without the poor quality loud motors that don't have enough to power to operate the machine once it's a little dirty. Anyway, unplug it, and you're doing this at your own risk, take the shredder off the trash can or its own waste bin and turn it over. If it's straight cut shredder you will probably be able to see the slot where the shredder paper exits the blade area. If it's a crosscut shredder there might be a door that will close over the blades to cut you from getting cut. Respect that, but open this door, and see if there's bits of paper jammed up around the blades. Wear some protective gloves and use pliers or some kind of tool to dig out the compacted trash, being careful not to damage or bend the blades. Now you should pick up some shredder oil from your local office store, or see link to order. Follow the instructions on the oil, and this will make your shredder run with a lot less stress. This is only a temporary fix however. In a couple weeks or months you will have to do this again. It's all part of owning a paper shredder. If you like it that much, look into buying a nicer model. You totally get what you pay for with a paper shredder.
Shredder Oil: http://www.officedepot.com/a/products/285661/Office-Depot-Brand-Shredder-Oil-4/?cm_mmc=Mercent-_-Google-_-Shredder_Supplies-_-285661&utm_source=Google&utm_medium=CPC&utm_campaign=plusbox-beta&mr:trackingCode=7646DB1A-EC81-DE11-B7F3-0019B9C043EB&mr:referralID=NA

Posted on Sep 18, 2009

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SOURCE: The shredder is making a thumping noise like

Common problems.
Jammed paper.

When sherdding paper that has any type of adheasive or glue, such as junk mail advertisments, the glue gets stuck on the blades.
FIX:
1 - UNPLUG
2 - remove top cover
3 - using a small screwdriver or other pointed small object, carefully clean out
the blade paths of jammed paper. Typically there is a cylinder of blades on the underside that does the shredding.
4 - be careful not to damage or PRY the blades, just enough pressure to get the paper out.
5 - dont use oil or lubricants, they can GUM up the blades.
6 - assemble

Give it a try.

Posted on Oct 10, 2009

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Sound like a serious jam up. Try a sharp small screw driver to flick out jammed paper and try rotating by hand. Caution ensure it is unplugged and use gloves to protect from sharp edges. With the clump of paper try a LITTLE water to soften the clump. Good luck.

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Hi,

Ensure the wastebasket is empty then move power switch to the REVERSE position. This will reverse the jammed paper out of the shredder. If shredder jams again, alternate control switch slowly between REVERSE and AUTO (l) positions to attempt to move jammed paper completely through the shredder. If the shredder jams in reverse mode, move the switch to AUTO (l), depress the manual forward button located on the center of the shredder head and allow to run for five seconds. If jam does not clear, move switch to REVERSE again and allow to run for five seconds.

Repeat this process until jam is cleared. If necessary, turn off shredder and use care to grasp the paper and carefully pull out to clear jam. Once cleared, move switch to AUTO (l) to continue shredding. The jamming may be happening because the cutting cylinder needs to be oiled.

Follow instructions to oil your shredder;

To keep your shredder in top condition, the cutting blades need to be oiled every so often (for frequency, please refer to your owner's manual). We recommend using Powershred® Lubricant or a vegetable-based oil (such as corn or canola) in a non-aerosol container with an extension nozzle.

Caution: Never use flammable synthetic oil, petroleum-based, or aerosol lubricants to oil the cutting blades. Some agents may combust, causing serious injury. NEVER USE WD40.

1. Depress and hold the reverse button down.
2. Put the tip of the oil bottle in the paper entry and make one or two sweeps the length of the entry while squeezing the oil bottle.
3. Move the power switch to Auto (I) position, or depress the manual forward button (depending on model of shredder) and allow the blades to run at least three seconds.
4. Move the power switch to Reverse (R) position and allow it to run for at least three seconds.
5. Repeat steps three and four above at least three time.

Regards.

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Sometimes spraying shredder oil on the cutting teeth wil work.

You should shred paper with a light weight machine oil poured on the paper to keep the cutting teeth working freely.

Good luck.

P.S. If this doesn't work then just take the head off and cleanj/lubricate any bearings you find.

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