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Novi Tech PS-014 Shredder metal gears

I know it's a cheap unit, but I hate to throw things away that might be repaired reasonably.
The metal gears at the shaft ends opposite the motor are shot. Any idea where to get replacements.
NoviTech and Fellowes model no.s look the same . Are they??
EdH
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fellowesrep
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You should be able to flip up the cd cover and visibly see the sensors in the center of the paper entry(look like little LED lightbulbs) Clean with a Q-tip dipped in rubbing alchohol. This should solve your problem. If it doesn't you probally have a burned out sensor. call 1-800-945-4545 to check with customer service.

Posted on Feb 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Fellowes 220c-2 repair manual

call Fellowes Customer Service 1-800-945-4545

Posted on Feb 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Fellowes Shredder Parent Part # 38605

If this unit is worth it to you, you can build your own gear.
Here is a link to get plastic repair materials to make plastic parts. This site also will have materials for repairing plastics.

Another possibility is to search Ebay for a unit like yours which has other problems. Never can tell... it may be there.
Make sure you ask for the model of the unit in your search (on the NET as well. The serial in this case is not needed.

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

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these guys might be able to help http://wheelermachines.com/fellowes_parts.htm

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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After clearing the jam (with the unit unplugged!), let the unit cool completely, then try using it again. A notice on the nameplate inside my unit says: "2 min on/4 min off." Apparently, a thermal cutoff keeps it from overheating by automatically preventing continued operation that might otherwise melt the parts. So heed the directions. I had the same problem with my NoviTech Model PS-026/B2 crosscut shredder (max: 5 sheets, 1 credit card). Also, make sure the motor mechanism is seated square and flush on the bin. I tried testing it out of the bin, and the green ready light wouldn't come on -- for a good reason: safety. (I still have all of my fingers, thanks to that!) Hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

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