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My Tech Solutions TS4500 paper shredder will shred approximately 1/2 page of one or several sheets of paper. But at that point it chokes and will not shred any further. It will back the unshred portion out. I would imagine that it is a broken tooth on one of the gears, which now finally having gotten it open, does not look very user serviceable inside. Any ideas on what might be wrong? Any guidance on a repair? Thanks.

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My experience has been that when a shredder chokes it usually is trying to tell you the bin is full but a cross-cut shredder is less susceptible. I do have a heavy duty cross-cut shredder that gets rather wonky when suffering from indigestion. Check whether the amount of bin content is affecting yours.

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From: [email protected]
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2009 11:16:33 -0400
Subject: TS4500 from Winsource Ind.
To:



Rick,

This TS4500 shredder had been discontinued for more than 5 years. The factory did not make any spare parts for this model.

Thanks,

Victor
Customer service

Posted on Jul 11, 2009

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SOURCE: I am trying to open

There is another screw in the middle under the sticker.

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