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Shredder won't accept paper on left side

When I try to insert paper to shred, there seems to be something obstructing the left side, but if I angle it in to the right side, I can then slide it over so the left accepts it. I've lost my manual.

I think I could clear it if I could get the top off and apart, to expose sensors and grinders, but can't figure out how to get it apart.

Will welcome help!

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  • Arlingtonian Mar 01, 2008

    fellowesrep was right. After I removed the screws holding the top unit (with the shredders) from the base, I could see deep-set screws. Took them out, and got the unit apart. Found that we had shredded some sticky labels and/or tape that were gumming up the works. Pulled it all out, using needle-nose pliers. Put it back together, and now it works like new. Total time, about 30 minutes. Next time, I could do it in about 10 minutes. Thanks to fellowesrep!!

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If you think you have taken all the screws you may not know that most often there will be a hidden screw ot two under a sticker or a plug.It may be that your unit has tabs that simply need to be pulled apart. Unfortunately I only know Fellowes products but maybe this will help. Good Luck.

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