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Have a Yale 5000CC shredder that will not run.

Unit will not run. Power's on (green light) and a red lite comes on.. second from the bottom.. sort of looks like a 1/2 sheet of paper. Don't know what it is trying to tell me. Door is closed, sensors are clean and unit will not forward or reverse cutters. ??? Any idea's

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Re: Have a Yale 5000CC shredder that will not run.

This may indicate a jam not quite sure as I am not familiar with Yale machines but from description thats what it sounds like

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