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Royal Shredder My shredder will no longer shut off after the shredding is done. For the first few months everything worked perfectly, and we were able to leave the shredder in AUTO mode, put paper in it, and walk away knowing it would shut itself off after the paper was gone. Now we have to tend it and slide the switch to off after the paper is gone. I've tried oiling the cutting blades, making sure there are no paper scraps hiding in it, and a general blow-out with compressed air. Is there anything else I could try?

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There is a small micro switch in about the middle of the paper slot, make sure it is not jammed, it should move freely and make a small clicking sound with the power off.

Posted on Apr 18, 2007

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