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My shredder keeps running and won't stop in on/auto mode

I have a Tech Solutions TS4500 shredder and lately when I shred something it keeps running. I have to unplug it to mske it stop. I opened up the shredder part and cannot see anything stuck in the teeth. I spent about an hour trying to clean out paper parts from the teeth. I have shredded some papers with labels attached (sticky) and do see very small parts of label attached to the teeth. I tried to remove them all to the best of my ability. I hold the shredder up to the window and can't see anything blocking the teeth. Is there a reset or something? Can you help me figure out why this thing won't stop running? Thanks much.

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    shredder keeps running

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014


  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    teeth do not move but there is a motor noise same noise forward and reverse

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    model spl-txc122a worked fine and then jammed. after cleaning all paper out of teeth the shredder will not turn on.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    shredder has stopped shredding



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Does the shredder have the electronic eye to sense paper? Sometimes dust will collect on the sensor causing it to keep running.

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