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Durabrand model ps-712cdb crosscut shredder overheated

Hi there! My shredder overheat light is on, I turned the machine off and let it cool overnight, but the overheat light still comes on and it won't work. I lost my manual and can't figure out how to reset the thing. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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  • moonsailor Jul 06, 2008

    I just got this shredder for today and only used it for less than 10 min. The overheat light came on and waited for more than an hour and the light is still on.

  • Anonymous Jul 22, 2008

    overheat buttin wont go off

  • Anonymous Nov 01, 2008

    this is my second shredder...same problem in less than an hour....going back for refund this time...POS!

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    took out of the box and pluged it in and the overheat light is on and will not go off. Anyone have any suggestions?

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SOURCE: My shredder stopped working

This shredder is supposed to reset after 15 minutes.

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SOURCE: It stopped working after a big shred. I suspect an overheat. How do I reset it?

it's overheated, after you turn on the shredder, is it working?
if not, that means your shredder's motor is death.
need to buy a new shredder.

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This is typical... Make sure you lube the unit. Put the special oil on a piece of paper and run through per the instruction manual.

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SOURCE: Fellowes MS-450Cs crosscut shredder quit

No, your shredder blades are dull. No replacement parts are available. Sorry

Posted on Nov 27, 2009

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SOURCE: staples SPL-770M shredder with overheat light even when cool

Just a FYI: I had the same problem. Nothing appeared jammed. But I took the housing cover off and low and behold the rubber roller that turns the shredders had MELTED to the inside. That's why it wouldn't work. This happened while shredding a single DVD - something I had done effortlessly on numerous occasions. You may want to check to see if the roller melted or if some debris has jammed up inside the unit, like mine did often.

Posted on Jan 08, 2010

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SOURCE: A Royal crosscut shredder that usually only runs in reverse

in the middle of the paper enterance clean sensor

Posted on May 23, 2010

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