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Cross cut shredder no longer stops after paper is shredded.

It is a executive machines eps 150 IX purchased at Staples. About a year old. It sounds like it comes to an abrupt stop when I hit the power switch to stop it as that is the only way to stop it now. No longer automatic. Normally I left it on and when I inserted paper, it started and stopped when it was shredded. Now when I turn on power, it just stays on
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JayBlair
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SOURCE: when on

Make sure there is no paper blocking the sensors. Otherwise you may have a bad sensor or switch.

Posted on Jun 05, 2009

FixinFax
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SOURCE: have same staples cross t 826x shredder.....doesn't shut off, BUT

Thanks for taking the time to leave a good tip.

Posted on Aug 10, 2009

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SOURCE: staples spl-710sh paper shredder stopped shredding

This exact thing has happened to my unit as well. Ive disassembled it to discover that 5-7 teeth on the gear that the motor drives have been stripped off. Unless the gear can be replaced (which is probably not worth the expense), then the unit is toast. Sorry. Good luck.

Posted on Nov 01, 2009

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