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Won't turn off once you start shredding, have to manually move to off position

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I had the same problem. My husband took it apart & found that there is an infrared signal that is supposed to recognize when there is paper going through & then when it stops going through it is supposed to turn off. The problem was that the infrared signal burned out & therefore the automatic shut-off will no longer work. You will just have to manually shut it off each time.

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