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Shredder stops in the middle of shredding and won't shred.

When I place the paper in the shredder, after just starting, it shreds paper half way and stops and will not go anymore. Also after getting that clear, when trying to shred any amount of paper it will not sense that there is any paper trying to go in, even though it is on. What is wrong with it???

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  • Nanna Banana Jan 21, 2008

    It does this even when it is empty. It is very sad.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    it runs fine for the first half of the paper then stops

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    shreds paper but stops halfway

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Will not allow papers to shred



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I have the same problem with my shredder. I opened it up and found one of the gearwheels had teeth missing. That is why the partial shredding could not advance further. I was able to remove the part and am now hunting for a replacement.

Posted on Feb 15, 2008


Is the paper bin full?....mine always shuts down when the paper bin is a little over half full.

Posted on Jan 21, 2008


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