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No light, no nothing

The light doesn't come on it doesn't make a sound or anything. I have pulled the trash can out and put it back in a hundred times and jiggled the power cord, and managed to get the unit off of the top a couple times and put it back on and I can't get it to do anything -- a shredder really shouldn't be this difficult should it?

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  • Anonymous Aug 25, 2008

    The machine is dead. It is less than a year old and has not been used much. No light, no noise, It could be fuse. How does one replace a fuse on the machine that seems to have benn born without access to repair? And the company so had to identify. The box has no contact info.

  • swwaterston Jan 10, 2009

    I can push in the switch, and it works.... But how do I get the switch to be triggered when the waste bin is inserted?


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I read this post and had the same problem. Check the switch (very difficult to see) that contacts the waste bin when the shredder is inserted correctly. I think this was not seated correctly. Use a paper clip to make the switch have a clicking sound. Green LED should come on again.

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No, it should not.

This may sound funny to you. I had gone on a service call and face a problem like this. The problem was right in front of me and it was over look. The power cord was bad.Also see if there is any switch by the power cord that may have been turn off by mistake.anything can happen.

The only thing I can think of is either the power cord or the main system board or blown fuse The board is located within the shredder.
Good luck

Just before I let you go, is there any sensor at the back of the machine like a little black cable in the form of a little pencil?
this should be hanging down at the back.

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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