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Fellowes DS-1 Clicking Sound

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I was shredding a large amount of papers and had a few jams but it went through. The the shredder stopped working. I thought it overheated and unplugged it and let cool down for a while. I plugged it back in hours later and now the shredder works in reverse but in the auto on position, it does not work and gets a clicking sound. Can you please help?

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  • drugmaven Feb 21, 2009

    DS-1 - Used it for a big job -- intermittently shredding old files, but not on for mninutes at a time. The next time I went to use it, it would work in reverse but nothing would happen otherwise, even though the sensor light would go on. I had this shredder just over a year, so I'm not sure Fellowes will do anything about it, but considering how little I used it, I'm very, very disappointed and hate to have to send it to the landfill.

  • cttho May 08, 2009

    i had the same problem, it would reverse but not forward and the sensor light is still on
    i let it rest for a month, and it starts to work again
    i realize this machine has stress and mood, you need to comfort it, clean it dust it, before use. i know it sounds weird. at least it works for me


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