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Executive EPS-1501 X Shredder automatic sensor doesn't turn off

I would like to try to fix this myself - I used to be able to "fix" it by using the canned air to blow off any "paper dust" on the sensor. How can I fix without having to turn off machine with power switch? Thanks so much.


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  • RonLewis Feb 07, 2008

    I have the same problem with two of these machines!

  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2008

    Thanks for the tip. I have this exact model and rubbed the front and rear sensor lenses with a rubbing alcohol dipped Q-Tip, and viola, it now turns off!



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Do not use any aerosol based or petroleum based products in your shredder as this could cause a fire. I personally work with Fellowes brand shredders, but it sounds like you have a paper feed sensor issue. This may be a mechanical or electronic sensor located in the center of the paper feed slot. If it is electronic it may just need cleaning(qtip dipped in rubbing alchohol. If it is a mechanical sensor check to make sure it has not been broken or it may be stuck because of paper that has become wedged behind it(you may need to jiggle the switch a few times to free it). If none of this works you may have a burned out switch or a bad pcExecutive EPS-1501 X Shredder automatic sensor doe - 1.gif board, contact manufacturer for more info.

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