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Shredder stopped working

It powers on fine...but wont shred...basket is in properly & basket light works,when pulled out.

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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 pcshredder stopped working - 1.gif board, contact manufacturer for more info.

Posted on Mar 02, 2008

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