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Shreds halfway, then stops. Fellowes SB-95C

I feed a sheet in and it shreds down about halfway and then just stops. I have cleaned it, oiled it and still same problem.

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  • LindaBailes Feb 17, 2009

    We must manually turn the switch on and then we can shred about one page before the machine stops and the red light goes on. Then we have to manually turn the switch on and hold it while we do another sheet. There is no "automatic" feeding of paper with this unit.

    There is plenty of room in the basket and the motor is not overheating.

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On the underside of the shredder, at the top of the space where the cuttings box is, there are 2 sensors, 1 at either end of the shredder blades. it sounds like these sensors could be either dirty, or defective. try to clean these with a cotton bud or similar. it may need new sensors, bu it is worth a try!

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