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Rexel shredder HS.80

When I turn the shredder on to either Auto, Forward or Reverse, the motor is running and it looks like the little wheels are turning, but it will not pull the paper through

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SOURCE: Paper Shredder blades do not turn, even though motor is running

yes, it's the plastic gear that's shredded in this shredder. the drive gear on the motor is metal, as are the gears attached to blades. between is a single plastic gear which is chewed up the instant resistance is great enough. fabulous engineering. not a difficult fix, but where does one find the replacement part?

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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SOURCE: durabrand shredder model wm6x runs in reverse but not forward

Try cleaning the sensors with a cotton swab and alcohol.

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Staples(Fellowes?) micro cut shredder - blades not turning

Sometimes the main gear is attached to the motor with an ALLEN SET SCREW

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SOURCE: shredder motor will run in reverse, but not

The switch referred to above is the optical reader. I turned the machine off , and used windex to clean the optical reader area. It works...

Posted on Nov 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Shredder is not working. Motor is working. It's

That sounds like the safety contact is not always making contact. The shredder has to be placed in the basket properly so that the little metal tab on the inside of the basket engages the safety switch. If not that, then I would suspect the sensor just inside the slot.

Posted on Sep 16, 2010

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