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My shredder will not shred my papers on "Auto/On" mode¶ The shredder is on and working, I can even hear the blades moving when I insert the papers into the feed Push the paper stock through the feed slot with some force while in "Auto/On" mode. Skip Navigation Scripting must be enabled to use this site. In most models the sensor is white, but can also be gray or black. Source

If required, you may need to tug and remove several sheets to effectively clear the machine. This will usually clear any paper blockage or other obstructions. I also wonder if there is some benefit to getting brighter LED's than what Royal shipped with it to allow the unit to "see" better. Notify me of new posts via email.

Paper Shredder Only Works In Reverse

It's as if the paper detection circuit >> doesn't recognize paper being inserted. Inside, there is a circuit board that activates (or not) the shredder based on the various sensors. Drizzle 2-3 tablespoons of oil onto the blades where the paper is jammed. 3.

I found nothing on the other side of >>> the paper entrance, so maybe it bounces light off of the chromed >>> roller. A couple of screws hold the top unit to the waste bin, and after lifting out the unit, just undo the remaining screws to access the inside. I took it apart and their is a >>> small plug in connector on the main circuit board with 4 wires leading >>> to a small trianglular shaped component (numbered only Paper Shredder Reverse Not Forward I was tempted to just go ahead and hard wire it this way and take my chances (figuring it is "broken" now anyway), but had hoped to find someone here who

Daniel Postan 132,393 views 3:17 AU670XA - The Shredder Constantly Runs - Duration: 1:46. Shredder Not Working Forward Covington, Sep 5, 2004, in forum: Electronic Repair Replies: 0 Views: 1,139 Michael A. Reply With Quote 01-02-2009,01:31 PM #6 mbohuntr View Profile View Forum Posts Platinum Member Join Date Jul 2008 Posts 666 Location The free state of Arkansas Tractor mahindra 2615 Re: Photo http://fellowes.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/275/~/shredder-running-continuously AmazonBasics B0050BPWBQ Troubleshooting Contents My shredder will not turn onThe unit is not plugged inThe unit is not set to the correct modeThe unit is overheatedThe unit is tilted/the unit head

Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. My Shredder Will Not Run Forward I was not paid to say this, although it would be nice if they did ;-)↩ Share this:Tweet Related This entry was posted in electronics, security and tagged repair, reverse engineering, Sign in 2 Loading... It's as if the paper detection circuit >>>> doesn't recognize paper being inserted.

Shredder Not Working Forward

My shredder runs in "Reverse" mode but not in "Auto/On" mode¶ I can hear the shredder blades moving when I put it in "Reverse" mode, but it will not shred my http://www.fellowes.com/us/en/support/Pages/faqs.aspx The shredder is not suppose to constantly run when in the "Auto/On" mode. Paper Shredder Only Works In Reverse I'll have to check the voltage like you said and see what joy that brings. My Shredder Just Stopped Working Robbie TwoScraps 2,313 views 1:38 Paper Shredder Review - Duration: 4:03. 4strokespecialist 1,881 views 4:03 Viscious Fellowes Paper Shredder Hack - Duration: 4:10.

Anyway, getting a replacement part will be impossible, but... >> if I knew how this actually worked I could maybe short out the sockets >> on the main board to make Ceh la vie, at least it's useable this way. The shredder is jammed¶ The shredder may be jammed with paper and that could be activating the sensor. If this happens, switch off the unit for at least 30 minutes/1 hour for it to reset before continuing. Shredder Not Pulling Paper

Sign in to report inappropriate content. You may smell a faint burning odor and the head unit is warm to touch. Home Forums Reviews Classifieds Articles Dealers Store Help Tractor Discussions Buying Advice Tractor Sizing Comparisons Front End Loader Backhoe Box Scraper Repair Questions Tractor Classifieds Subcompact Compact Under 25 HP Compact http://vidivit.com/not-working/sigma-speed-sensor-not-working.html nothing flows until the handle is cranked.

NEVER SHRED THE FOLLOWING ITEMS: Large paper clips (remove small clips whenever possible) Envelopes (especially windowed or glued flaps) Adhesive materials such as labels, stickers, or glued paper Newsprint, tissue, or How To Fix A Shredder That Won't Shred Mason121, Sep 7, 2003, in forum: Electronic Repair Replies: 3 Views: 622 Gary Tait Sep 7, 2003 'test wiring' my Ideal German paper shredder/bypassing the circuit board bill yohler, Dec 28, If you can’t find the information you need, please click on the “Ask a Question” tab in order to contact our customer service department for assistance.

No more autofeed, just straight OFF and continuous ON (in auto switch loaction).

I have nothing to lose. >> >>Thanks for your help. >> >>Norm >> > >You dont want a continous ON. If you do not have electronic sensors, see below for additional instructions. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Some of Fellowes smaller home shredders offer a mechanical sensor rather than the electronic version. Anyway, RadioShack has a small assortment of LED lamps and here is a site: AOPLed.com LED Lamps Thru-Hole Good luck!! Paper Shredder Not Working Troubleshooting I assume that when paper is >> inserted a circuit (of light?) is broken telling the machine to turn >> on and shred in automatic mode.

Thanks! If I break it, I break it. Michael Wittmer 12,022 views 9:33 Staples Shredder Repair - Duration: 10:58. Check This Out If submitted during weekend hours, please understand that your question will be addressed in the order in which it was received once business hours resume on Monday morning.

Do not use canned air to clean this out but instead use a cotton swab to clean the sensor. Priceless. This likely has to do with the Auto run sensor of your shredder not being engaged correctly. This can happen more often if you recently had a jam that was able to be reversed out.

There don't seem to be ANY markings on what I have here to go off of. The shredder will automatically start when paper is fed. Turn shredder off. 2.