20 Most Recent Fellowes SB85C Shredder Questions & Answers


How do I take top off of Fellowes PS-12Cs to clear shredder

start up by removing the out the container out, then remove the screws that are under the shredder and the base. now remove the remove the top of the base and placed upside down and remove the (2) screws off the motor each located on the left and right side of the motor. and you will access to the gear of the machine and be able to cleaned.good luck. and let me know how it go.
10/7/2015 4:48:08 AM • Fellowes SB85C... • Answered on Oct 07, 2015

Machine says it's FULL, and won't shred, but it isn't/

there is a sensor that detects when the basket is full, if you remove the basket, look up for the sensor that would point down into the basket. it is probably dirty, clean off sensor.hope this helps
7/5/2012 6:06:42 PM • Fellowes SB85C... • Answered on Jul 05, 2012

Runs, then full light comes on

To follow up my 12/9/2007 post, Fellows got back to me. I emailed
them the serial number and some other info and they sent me a
replacement wire harness with 2 new sensors attached, free
of charge. The replacement process was straightforward but
not trivial. If you work on cars or are comfortable taking things
apart and reassembling, you should have no problems.

The gear assembly needs to be lifted in order to replace the old wire
harness. It is heavy and greasy. Don't get grease on new sensors.
I had to cut a couple of tie wraps holding the old harness in
place. I did not have tie wraps to replace them, so I used twist
ties from a box of plastic bags.

I am delighted with Fellows for taking care of this for free without
forcing me to ship the shredder someplace for servicing.
7/19/2010 2:06:19 PM • Fellowes SB85C... • Answered on Jul 19, 2010

Fellowes Shredder keeps running

You should be able to flip up the cd cover and visibly see the sensors in the center of the paper entry(look like little LED lightbulbs) Clean with a Q-tip dipped in rubbing alchohol. This should solve your problem. If it doesn't you probally have a burned out sensor. call 1-800-945-4545 to check with customer service.
2/22/2008 9:44:25 PM • Fellowes SB85C... • Answered on Feb 22, 2008

How can I open a Fellowes Venus 2 125 Laminator as I have a small pouch stuck in it and it won't come out

I had this happen where I worked and I elected to fix it. You have to remove the screws in the base, and IIRC the ends. Then I used a knife to cut the laminate pouch and pull out the pieces with pliers. If you can turn it on without damaging the machine or zapping yourself, the heat will help. My boss ordered a replacement which turned up a few days later :>D https://www.google.com/search?q=Fellowes+Venus+2+125+laminator+jammed ..
1/21/2023 10:54:43 PM • Fellowes Office... • Answered on Jan 21, 2023

Can I run goo gone through my paper shredder to clean stickiness without dismantling it?

Yes you can, you can also spray it with WD40, leave it an hour, spray it again and run a few sheets of plain paper through it. WD40 is kerosene based.
11/15/2022 2:26:17 AM • Fellowes Office... • Answered on Nov 15, 2022

Powershred 99Ci. Does it have a reset button?

No, but there is an interlock that ensures the collection bin is fully inserted. https://assets.fellowes.com/manuals/99Ci_409366%20090215%20FS%201L.pdf
12/31/2020 5:19:00 PM • Fellowes Office... • Answered on Dec 31, 2020

Our Fellowes C480 will not pull the paper in to shred. The motor runs and sounds normal, but the paper doesn't feed in. Any suggestions?

More than likely your gear is stripped. Depending on what you paid for it it might not be worthwhile.
9/2/2019 7:53:25 PM • Fellowes Office... • Answered on Sep 02, 2019

Can i get a replacement gear for my fellowes p-45c shredder?

8/13/2019 6:17:07 PM • Fellowes Office... • Answered on Aug 13, 2019
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