Question about Fellowes Powershred P-45C Shredder
Shredder does not turn off when shredding complete. have to turn off manually.
Either there is a piece of paper that is jammed where the paper in sensor is located, or there is paper fibers covering the paper in sensor, or the paper in sensor is defective.
The paper in sensor is usually located in the center of the shredder where you place your paper. Once you locate your sensor, you can try blowing it out with a can of air that is used to clean your keyboard out.
Since the opening for the paper or the Thoat width is 9", the switch should be close to 4.5" towards the center.
To try to help you located the sensor, take a piece of 8 1/2 " x 11 paper and fold it in 1/2 Long ways. This will place a crease in the middle of the paper. With the power off, or unplugged, place the paper in the shredder and look around where the middle of the paper (crease) lines up in the shredder. You might need a flashlight to help you located it. It will either look like a slot, or a little black lever.
Hopefully you will be able to blow the sensor out and clean it.
Posted on Feb 06, 2008
There is not a manual sensor on the P-45c. There is a electronic sensor on the P-45c
Posted on May 09, 2008
SOURCE: Won't shut off after shredding.
I FIXED MINE!!! Hey folks same problem AS1018CD would not shut off. CURE: Take apart and clean electronic eye. PROCEDURE: 1. Unplug. 2. Remove shredder and turn upside down. 3. Remove 6 phillips head screws on back of unit ( 1 is under sticker in middle peel back sticker to access screw. 4. Carefully separate unit. 5. Pull off shredder piece. It is a snug rubber grommet fit and just lifts off( gears everything comes off as one piece. 6. Electric Eye is exposed remove screw holding in and gently slide out and wipe clean. Do both sides. While apart clear all debris and wipe entire unit as clean as you can. Put gear assembly back on grommets. Put top and bottom back together. Replace screws. Plug in. FIXED :-)
Posted on Jul 11, 2008
If your equipment makes abnormal noise when you try to switch on again then gear problem is confirmed else the change over switch should be defective or there may be a open circuit in the change over switch connection I shall advice you to call the service engineer for fixing the problem else take safty pecaution to attempt repairs
Posted on Sep 02, 2007
SOURCE: intimus 600 shredder
The plastic reverse pushbutton over the soft touch keypad is broken/stuck in or down causing this problem. A new pushbutton cover is needed. How are the Forward and Stop buttons?
Posted on Feb 23, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.
The manual is little help but you can find it here:
If you have a problem with your shredder, check the symptoms and remedies below.
If you cannot solve the problem this way, contact Black & Decker paper shredders
Do not open shredder head to attempt repair: It could expose
you to electric shock and will void your warranty.
- Check to see if bin is full. If bin is full, empty bin and
replace. Follow instructions under maintenance.
- Oil cutting cylinders.
Shredder squeaks, grinds or runs
- No action required. This is a self-Shredder continues to run for cleaning function.
1 or 2 seconds after shredding
has been completed.
- Make sure shredder is plugged in.
- Make sure power switch is in "Auto" position.
- Make sure bin is fully closed.
- Check to see if either bin is overfull which could result
in a jam. If so, empty.
- If you are unable to clear the jam, turn off and unplug
the shredder. Slowly and carefully pull the remaining
paper out. Forcefully removing the paper is likely to
cause irreparable damage to the shredder.
Shredder does not start or stops
HOW TO GET SERVICE:
Visit our website at www.blackanddeckershredders.com or call the toll free customer
service line at 1-800-297-5028.
® SKU #BD-10P
This product is designed to shred paper, staples, small paper clips, credit cards, CDs and DVDs.
It is not intended to shred large paper clips, continuous forms, adhesive labels, transparencies,
newspaper, cardboard or any other plastic other than credit cards. Using it for these purposes
is likely to cause irreparable damage. Please do not attempt to shred more than 10 sheets/1 CD
or DVD at a time. Shredder should not run more than 200 sheets/50 disks continuously. Items
should be centered and unit will begin and end shredding automatically. All disks should use
specific entry as noted on your shredder.
It is important to empty the waste bin regularly to ensure the smooth operation of the
cutting cylinders. The shredder will not operate when the bin is full. Regular oiling
is also necessary for proper performance. It is recommended to use the shredder oil
every few weeks.
Maximum running time: 3 minutes
Automatic cool-down period: 30 minutes
If you have any questions regarding the product, please feel free to
call toll-free 1-800-297-5028
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