How to fix a shredder that wont shred. Will not shred anything now. Its probably the motor inside that smells. I cant shred anymore. My feed sensors were broken and this just goes around that.
The unit is not plugged in. The shredder wont operate at all. When we plug it in itll just heat up quickly and wont shred. Shredded 5 or 6 credit cards one at a time.
This is a very common problem and it often can be solved very easily by ensuring the device is plugged into the wall. The shredder is now working. In that case unplug it and switch back to auto or forward repeat the process. The shredder stopped working and it started to smell burnt.
Empty the basket and ensure that the shredder head is in the right position and that the shredder is connected to a source of power. If the shredder stops shredding but there is no paper jam allow it to rest for 20 to 30 minutes. Shredder wont shred any more. My shredder will not turn on.
Will not shred anything now. Can go in office equipment supplies question shredded 5 or 6 credit cards one at a time. To unjam a paper shredder start by unplugging it and checking to see if the wastebasket is full. This alone fixes the problem a lot of the time.
Move the switch to auto and insert paper into the feeder. How can i fix this. Click here to see our full range of shredder oils and lubricants. As an aside fellowes had told me to take the shredder back to officeworks for a replacement if the paperclip trick didnt work.
So this is a way to fix a household paper shredder when the reverse function works but the auto or feed function does not. Make sure the unit is plugged into a working outlet. Then check to see if the shredder jams again while running in reverse.