Why has my Fellowes shredder stopped working?

Turn the shredder off and let the shredder cool down if it suddenly stops. Fellowes paper shredders have overload circuitry that can kick in during heavy use. Move the power switch to the Auto position or the Forward position for five seconds if the shredder will only function in reverse.

How do you unjam a Fellowes w11c shredder?

How do I unjam my shredder? Ensure the wastebasket is empty then move power switch to the REVERSE position. This will reverse the jammed paper out of the shredder.

How much does Fellowes shredder cost?

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How do I get my shredder unstuck?

If your shredder cannot unjam itself, you will need to do this manually.

  1. Unplug your shredder.
  2. Remove the top shredding section.
  3. Use a pair of tweezers to remove all jammed strands of paper from the blades.
  4. Cut all curled pieces of paper.
  5. If plastic is causing the jam, use a screwdriver to clear the block.

Why does my Fellowes paper shredder only work in reverse?

Why does my paper shredder operate in reverse only? This likely has to do with the Auto run sensor of your shredder not being engaged correctly. When shredding small documents, such as checks or receipts, be sure that you are inserting the paper directly over this sensor.

How do you fix a shredder that won’t shred?

Is there a reset button on Fellowes shredder?

b) The shredder may need to be reset. Switch it to the reverse (R) position for 2 seconds and then back to auto (I). This should reset it and it will operate again.

What does the red light on a shredder mean?

Yes, the RED LIGHT comes on when you separate the SHREDDING HEAD from the bucket. When you put the SHREDDING HEAD back into place after emptying the bucket, the RED LIGHT goes off. If you shredder is not shredding, is there a chance that you have overheated the unit.

How do you fix a shredder that works in reverse?

The shredder will only constantly run in the “Reverse” mode. The trigger located in the center of the feed entry slot, which activates the shredder, may be blocked. To clear it, you would need to insert an index card or file folder (i.e. rigid paper or cardstock) in the center of the feed slot and apply force.

How many sheets of paper can a Fellowes powershred Shredder shred?

The Fellowes Powershred W11C Cross-Cut Shredder can shred up to 11 sheets of paper per pass into 431 (5/32 x1-3/8″ Security Level P-4) cross-cut particles.

How big is a w11c cross cut shredder?

This child and pet safe shredder features Safety Lock, which disables the shredder for added safety protection. The W11C shreds 11 sheets per pass into 5/32-inch x 1-3/8 -inch cross-cut particles (Security Level P-4).

What’s the warranty on a Fellowes cross cut shredder?

Product Details color Black; Silver Warranty 1-Year Limited shredder use Paper Only; Staples; Credit Cards number of users 1 maximum shred speed 0.07 ft/min

What kind of warranty does Fellowes powershred w11c have?

With the ability to shred for up to 5 minutes before a cool down period is needed, the W11C is ideal for personal deskside use and includes a 4.75-gallon pull-out bin. Backed by a worry-free 1-year product and service warranty plus a 3-year cutter warranty.