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The shredder is jammed. We have cleared it of at least 95%of paper stuck in the teeth. We followed the instructions to unjam it - set it to off, bin emptied and in place, pressed and held the jam button - no response - tried reverse - no response. What to do next?
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The shredder is jammed. We have cleared it of at least 95%of paper stuck in the teeth. We followed the instructions to unjam it - set it to off, bin emptied and in place, pressed and held the jam button - no response - tried reverse - no response. What to do next?
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Russell H.
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The mechanisms in these shredders often suffer from chipped teeth or cracked gears or both, under the enormous concentrated stresses of an overload of paper to cut/shred. Your shredder could be repaired, but it would probably cost much less to replace it than to repair it, given the cost of repairman's time versus the cost of the replacement shredder, I'm sorry to say.
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