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Hsm 125 whilst shredding, i could smell a burning smell. Since then, although the machine will run backwards, it will not shred. i have not oiled the machine since purchase about three years ago

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Sounds to me like a the main control board is fried. That smell was probably a resistor or a rectifier burning. The fact that you hadn't oiled the shredder in 3 years didn't help, probably put an extreme load on the drive motor. You might be better off, shopping for a new shredder, unless this is a high end industrial strength model.

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