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my shredder quit working properly-it works in reverse when i use the switch, but it won't shred this way-4 days ago it would work forward when i would tap it lightly on the side by the switch my email is **********@*****.com thanks.
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Electronics Technician: Michael Hannigan, Engineer replied 2 years ago
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Electronics Technician: Michael Hannigan, Engineer replied 2 years ago

These are not really user servicable but there is something you can try to fix it. Put into the shredder blades from the top a generous amount of shredder oil - olive oil will work in a pinch. The idea is to let the shredder oil soak into and break down any small pieces of paper that might be stuck in the blades while, at the same time, lubricating the blades to move easily against each other. Apply the oil a couple of times a day for a few days.

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