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Model SPL-TXC15A. Why doesn't it operate?

No lights on shredder come on. Shredder head is fully seated and bin is closed. Thank you

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The shredder may have gone into thermal overload as a result of trying to shred something unsuitable, such as a credit card or as a result of prolonged use. Sometimes operation resumes after a "cooling off" period. At others, the thermal overload shutdown is permanent.

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I had the same problem. I have a solution but I do not recommend this unless you have technical experience with repairing electrical appliances. I took the back cover of the main shredder unit to expose the wiring (there are 7 screws in total). The bin full sensor has a blue, green, and red connected to it. I clipped the blue wire to defeat the Bin Full error. You can look through the plastic window to check that the bin is full.

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This is what worked for me.
1) unplug the shredder
2) put the selector in "auto" position. This pulls back the guard which blocks the paper and hids the sensor.
3) a little right of the center of the paper slot is the sensor. You can feel this by inserting a cotton swab in ths slot.
4) put some alcohol on the cotton swab and clean the sensor!!!!

Also the "bin full" sensors are under the shretter head. You can easily see those when you remove the head from the bin by flipping it over. I would advise cleaning those while you are at it. Mine were covered with dirt and dust.

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Need owners manual for B&D paper shredder Model BD-10P. i have a jam


Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.

The manual is little help but you can find it here:

http://media.homedics.com/IBs/bds/BD-10P_IB.pdf


Troubleshooting

If you have a problem with your shredder, check the symptoms and remedies below.

If you cannot solve the problem this way, contact Black & Decker paper shredders

Customer Service.

Do not open shredder head to attempt repair: It could expose

you to electric shock and will void your warranty.

- Check to see if bin is full. If bin is full, empty bin and

replace. Follow instructions under maintenance.

- Oil cutting cylinders.

Shredder squeaks, grinds or runs

below capacity.

- No action required. This is a self-Shredder continues to run for cleaning function.

1 or 2 seconds after shredding

has been completed.

Symptom Remedy

- Make sure shredder is plugged in.

- Make sure power switch is in "Auto" position.

- Make sure bin is fully closed.

- Check to see if either bin is overfull which could result

in a jam. If so, empty.

- If you are unable to clear the jam, turn off and unplug

the shredder. Slowly and carefully pull the remaining

paper out. Forcefully removing the paper is likely to

cause irreparable damage to the shredder.

Shredder does not start or stops

while shredding.

Paper jams.

HOW TO GET SERVICE:

Visit our website at www.blackanddeckershredders.com or call the toll free customer

service line at 1-800-297-5028.

® SKU #BD-10P

Product Information

This product is designed to shred paper, staples, small paper clips, credit cards, CDs and DVDs.

It is not intended to shred large paper clips, continuous forms, adhesive labels, transparencies,

newspaper, cardboard or any other plastic other than credit cards. Using it for these purposes

is likely to cause irreparable damage. Please do not attempt to shred more than 10 sheets/1 CD

or DVD at a time. Shredder should not run more than 200 sheets/50 disks continuously. Items

should be centered and unit will begin and end shredding automatically. All disks should use

specific entry as noted on your shredder.

Maintenance

It is important to empty the waste bin regularly to ensure the smooth operation of the

cutting cylinders. The shredder will not operate when the bin is full. Regular oiling

is also necessary for proper performance. It is recommended to use the shredder oil

every few weeks.

Maximum running time: 3 minutes

Automatic cool-down period: 30 minutes
Voltage: 120


If you have any questions regarding the product, please feel free to
call toll-free 1-800-297-5028

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if you look at the underside of the shredder, you will likely find a pressure switch that is actuated when it sits on the stock bin, either modify it to touch when on the new bin or secure it so it is depressed all the time. This should allow it to operate on the replacement bin.

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