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NoviTech Paper Shredder PS-045/B stops working after a while.

The shredder will work fine for a while, then slow, then stop. After a while (a long while) of being off, it will work again. I think it may be an overheating problem. I have tried to find a manual online with no luck. Anyone have any similar experiences/fixes/helps???

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  • Trey Rosier
    Trey Rosier Jan 23, 2009

    Would WD-40 be okay or do I need something else?

  • Trey Rosier
    Trey Rosier Jan 23, 2009

    Thanks a lot!

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I have workrd on shredders for 17 years. you need to spray a light wait oil in to the paper shut. It is a catch 22 paper dust & paper builds up in them and the covers need to come off and be cleaned out or gears start stripping or braking.
good luck

C.W.H. ( typboy)

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

  • typboy Jan 23, 2009

    wd-40 is a little heaver then it should be. will billed up paper dust gum faster. tri-flo or teflon coating oil is better. Bit it will work

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