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When the OFF/ON button is turned on, the red light begins to blink and a beeping sound starts. It will not shred paper and the Forward/Reverse switch does not work. If you put a piece of paper in the shredder and then turn the switch on it will shred part of the sheet before it stops and the red light begins to blink.

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Did you check out this thread?

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Posted on Jan 01, 2008

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Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Shredder suddenly runs only in reverse

I had the same thing happen to me today - I had just shredded a ton of stuff, emptied the bin 4 times - after emptying the bin the last time, all of a sudden it would only go in reverse. I pulled out my instruction manual and it says the motor might overheat and to let it cool down and try again. I let it cool down for about 1 hour, cleaned out the gears and dusted off the sensor and it started working even better than it did before.

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

SOURCE: Shredder won't shred any more.

You might have broken the actual mechanism enabling it to move forward. To be honest, your easiest solution would be to buy another shredder rather than attempt repair if this is the case, they're so cheap now.

Posted on Mar 27, 2008

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