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Only runs in reverse

My shredder will not run when paper is fed. It won't even hum. The reverse works just fine though.

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  • Anonymous May 28, 2008

    I just experienced the same problem--however, it runs for about 2 seconds in forward, then stops. I only used the machine for a total running time (with intermittent breaks) of about 5 minutes. How can this be? I didn't overload it. Any help would be appreciated...



    Thx..Lin

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If you take the unit apart you probably will find that the plastic housing for the blades is broken. It will run in reverse, but binds when forwarded. I'm looking for parts but probably will have to dump the shredder in the landfill. I've used it more than Lin, but haven't over-used it. Ask Andy in Colorado.

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This is an issue with the paper feed sensor usually located in the center of the paper feed slot. If it is mechanical you need to jiggle switch in and out to free possible interference behind switch (piece of paper or debris) if it is an electronic sensor you more than likely have a bad sensor or pc board. You will need to contact manufacturer for any further assistance.

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