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Shredder that sounds but doesn't feed

I haven't used my shredder for a long time and used it extensively yesteday....for junk mail (credit card applications) full envelopes and shredded these. now it sounds but doesn't it fixable?

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Re: shredder that sounds but doesn't feed

Sounds like you probally have a stripped or broken drive gear. Contact manufacturer for parts availability.

Posted on Mar 02, 2008

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Re: shredder that sounds but doesn't feed

My Royal VF1000mx crosscut paper shredded would not feed. I removed all jammed paper I could see. The green "auto" feed light would go on, but no grinding or turning of gears would occur. I put some shredder oil in the paper feed slot. Now the "auto" green light goes on and the gears are turning, but they are not pulling in any paper, credit card, or CD. The auto reverse light goes on for a second or two when I put the switch to reverse, but the paper, card, or CD is not pushed out either.

Also, I cannot locate my manual. Is there some way I can download another one?

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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