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No paper in unit and bin is not full. Yet unit continues to run
Here is some generic information about shredders that may help you.
Most of the shredders have a micro switch that "senses" if the paper has been introduced to the shredding slot. These micro switches are activated by a little arm/leveler that touches the paper and activates de contact inside the shredder housing. Also, note that some shredders may have an optical sensor that may be "clogged" with paper dust.
If you shredder does not stop, the sensor may be stuck in a on position, or, in case it has optical sensor may be detecting dust or a little piece of paper may be blocking the optical sensor and keeping the motor running.
I hope this gives you some light in further investigating your problem.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
first off, fellowes has had problems with the bin full sensors that sometimes, can only be corrected by replacing them. however, there are two things to check. make sure it doesn't have a bunch of shredded paper hanging down from the cutters. that can trigger the bin light as the sensore are located under the head, but above basket. last, but not least, clean the sensors. they get paper dust on them after awhile causing same indication. if those two things don't fix it, it will have to have sensors replaced.
Posted on Apr 15, 2009
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Sep 07, 2015 | Office Equipment & Supplies
For the 3,000-sheet stacker or 3,000-sheet stacker/stapler, the output bins are the upper bin (face-up) and the lower bin (face-down).
The upper bin (face-up) is the top bin on the stacker or stacker/stapler. This bin holds up to 100 sheets of paper in face-up order as they exit the printer. A sensor causes the product to stop when the bin is full. Product operation continues when you empty or reduce the amount of paper in the bin.
Lower bin (face-down) is the lower bin on the stacker or stacker/stapler. This bin holds up to 500 sheets of paper and can stack or staple jobs. This bin is the default output bin.
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Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.
The manual is little help but you can find it here:
If you have a problem with your shredder, check the symptoms and remedies below.
If you cannot solve the problem this way, contact Black & Decker paper shredders
Do not open shredder head to attempt repair: It could expose
you to electric shock and will void your warranty.
- Check to see if bin is full. If bin is full, empty bin and
replace. Follow instructions under maintenance.
- Oil cutting cylinders.
Shredder squeaks, grinds or runs
- No action required. This is a self-Shredder continues to run for cleaning function.
1 or 2 seconds after shredding
has been completed.
- Make sure shredder is plugged in.
- Make sure power switch is in "Auto" position.
- Make sure bin is fully closed.
- Check to see if either bin is overfull which could result
in a jam. If so, empty.
- If you are unable to clear the jam, turn off and unplug
the shredder. Slowly and carefully pull the remaining
paper out. Forcefully removing the paper is likely to
cause irreparable damage to the shredder.
Shredder does not start or stops
HOW TO GET SERVICE:
Visit our website at www.blackanddeckershredders.com or call the toll free customer
service line at 1-800-297-5028.
® SKU #BD-10P
This product is designed to shred paper, staples, small paper clips, credit cards, CDs and DVDs.
It is not intended to shred large paper clips, continuous forms, adhesive labels, transparencies,
newspaper, cardboard or any other plastic other than credit cards. Using it for these purposes
is likely to cause irreparable damage. Please do not attempt to shred more than 10 sheets/1 CD
or DVD at a time. Shredder should not run more than 200 sheets/50 disks continuously. Items
should be centered and unit will begin and end shredding automatically. All disks should use
specific entry as noted on your shredder.
It is important to empty the waste bin regularly to ensure the smooth operation of the
cutting cylinders. The shredder will not operate when the bin is full. Regular oiling
is also necessary for proper performance. It is recommended to use the shredder oil
every few weeks.
Maximum running time: 3 minutes
Automatic cool-down period: 30 minutes
If you have any questions regarding the product, please feel free to
call toll-free 1-800-297-5028
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