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My P56OC-2 shredder seems to be off alignment. The shredder makes a rumbling noise (when turned to the "I" green light) but the shredder barrel is not turning. When I put it in the reverse mode it will turn freely (two cycles) then reverse itself and stop. I have cleaned out the blades and complete inside. Can the blades be off line? If so hopw do I fix. Thanks

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Sorry about that, there is no gears for that machnie. Have a great day!

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Look for a wadd of paper jammed up in the blades, it don;t take much to plug them up you can over look this very easely. DFD

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Are you try resetting the shreddar? Do it unplugging and waiting for about 20 seconds, then plugging back in. There is most likely something blocking your shred gears preventing it from running in forward motion.

Sometimes the shredder will work in reverse only, must to check in the back side of the circuit board for anything out of the ordinary. Some cases show a hot spot on the back, just opposite a zener diode and a resistor. Considering how these arn't expensive shredders, just replece it.

Good luck.

Posted on May 03, 2011

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