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MODEL OT-EXC6A SERIAL#TO8O 9 1100475 - Machine working but bucket vein not connecting to machine can you help

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SOURCE: my omnitech shredder OT-NXC8PA stopped

I think you just fried your gears. The motor is fine, but the gears that connect the motor to the shredding mechanism have had the teeth flattened up. No teeth on the gears = not shredding papers. The gears are made of plastic anyway.

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SOURCE: my omnitech shredder OT-NXC8PA stopped working

Some paper may have been stuck between the cogs, so it doesn't feed any more.

Posted on Dec 08, 2011

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Here is some generic information about shredders that may help you.
Most of the shredders have a micro switch that senses if the paper has been introduced to the shredding slot.
These micro switches are activated by a little arm/leveler that touches the paper and activates de contact inside the shredder housing.
While disconnected from the power, try to check if the switch is working properly. Check if you can hear a "click noise" while moving it back and forth by using a paper clip. When this sensor arm is broken, the device will not operate since it does not detect the presence of a paper sheet to be shredded.
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I hope this gives you some light in further investigating your problem.
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