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Fellowes S8-89CI does not turn on

Power cord is plugged in but the switch on top does not turn the unit on. Help?

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SOURCE: Fellowes S701CM Shredder.

You can check the switch out by spraying some WD-40 in it, that clean the contact in side the switch

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Fellowes PowerShred PS 40 with defective switch

Its just seated together with the gear/blades housing ,

make sure you didnt miss one screw, then pry and pull upward its just stuck as the gear housing and blades are pressed in and seat firmly making it seem like its stuck , over time all that paper goo is also binding it up .

Heres a few sites that have gears another that has manuals you may have to call or email as not all parts are listed on website

Posted on Sep 01, 2009

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