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Shredding stops after 2 or 3 inches

If I put 3 or 4 pages in the shredder, it will shred the first 2 or 3 inches and then stop. If I push the paper at the top of the shredder, it will shred the next 2 or 3 inches and then stop. It may or may not continue to shred if I push the paper again. If I reverse and take the paper out and take another 3 or 4 new pages, the same process will happen. I have carefully inspected the cutters to make sure there are no pieces of paper stuck anywhere.

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If you have a strip cut machine it may be a problem with the gears. if it is not a strip cut it may be overheating due to not being oiled. First check with your manual to make sure you are not exceeding your duty cycle some machines only have a 2min on and 10 min off cycle,

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