Question about Office Equipment & Supplies
I have a similar problem. I took the shredder head and gear box apart and found two stripped gears. True, the gears are plastic unfortunately (which is why they stripped.)
The gears are simple to get at and to replace. Does anyone know where I can purchase a set of gears for this unit (there are 3)?
If so, could you, please, email me w/ that information? (firstname.lastname@example.org).
I'd really appreciate it.
Thank you in advance.
Posted on Mar 23, 2008
I shredded one credit card in the card slot, and the shredder has jammed...I have tried to pull out the pieces that are jammed, but am unable to et it to work...what can I do PLEASE!!
Posted on May 07, 2008
You can also just call the company. They're pretty helpful over the phone and they may just you a refurbished replacement free of charge!
Posted on Nov 05, 2007
Aloha- Need to know a couple of things before I can suggest a solution. 1st, does the drive motor run? and 2nd, are there any grinding noises coming from the unit? The best part is that Fellowes has a 5 year warranty on the cutting block (That's the part that actually does the shredding.) If there is a grinding noise, then most likely there is a stripped gear in the drive mechanism. (Not cover in the 5 year warranty)They use plastic gears and they break fairly easily.Relatively easy to replace but not available at your local hardware store. If the unit is less than a year old, take it back to the place you bought it and they should fix it free of charge, but if it's over a year old, you'll have to pay for the repair. Hope that this helped. Let me know, OK? Good luck Bill Monroe
Posted on Sep 26, 2007
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