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Have a Staples Model SPL-727MM paper shreader that won't work. Probably jammed, but unable to open it. Found some screw holes in where the tray pulls out, but regilar screwdriver won't fit, too long. Does anyone know how to open this type shreader.

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Some home office shredders have the shredding mechanism "permanently" attached with only the bin (tray?) removable. The entire machine has to be inverted to gain access for cleaning. Periodic cleaning is necessary maintenance as shredders of this type are not self-cleaning.

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SOURCE: hi, my lexmark T640 is saying 202.06 paper jam,

This jam is refering to back door, jam in fuser (hot bit) Double check no paper is wraped around fuser rollers.

These machines have a fuser at rear if you look at he fuser from the back, on it you will see, two thick fuser rollers (ones rubber), paper runs threw these then it hits a little black switch (your machine thinks this switch is activated) and then a series(3,4) of small rubber exit rollers, this switch (between middle and left) can get damaged it also likely that a piece of paper is concertinaed in fuser.


pic of rear of fuser and exit switch in red circled3f7db6.jpg

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